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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Louis Coulombe & Jeanne Boucault

2020. Louis Coulombe & 2021. Jeanne Boucault

1641, Louis born in LeNeubourg, Evreux, Normandie, France; s/o §Jacques Coulombe & §Rolline Drieu.

1651, Jeanne born in St Germain des Pres, Paris, France; d/o §Nicolas Boucault & §Marguerite Thibault.

Louis educated to write his name “Louis Collomb”.

By 1665, Louis arrived in New France.

1666, Louis was a domestic of Charles Roger, Sieur des Colombiers, one of the oldest inhabitants of Quebec.

1667, Louis granted 3 arpents of land by Msgr. Laval on I.O.

7/2/1667, Louis sold previously acquired land, 2 arpents on the north channel, to Gabriel Gosselin.

10/9/1667, Louis contracted with Jacques Cailhaut, Sieur de la Tesserie, to cut wood.

1668, Jeanne arrived in New France, a “fille de roi” with 300 pounds of goods and a dowry of 50 pounds.

10/26/1668, Jeanne had a “natural” child, a son Jacques Foucault, of an unknown father that died 5 weeks later.

9/7/1670, Louis and Jeanne were at the home of Anne Gasnier, patroness of the fille de roi to complete their marriage contract. Jeanne had a dowery of 300 livres in property and 50 livres from the king.

9/30/1670 in Ste Famille, I.O., Louis married Jeanne. Both origins were given. All parents listed. Attending: Charles Pouillot, Jean Paul Maheu.

1681 Census at St Famille I.O., Louis 40, Jeanne 30, children: Nicolas 10, Marie 8, Jean 6, Jeanne 4, Louise 2; 9 arpents cleared land, 2 cattle.

1/23/1696, Jeanne, age 45, was found frozen on the shore of the great river of Beauport; buried 2 days later, a Wednesday.

8/3/1700, Louis’ claim made against the widow and new husband of his son Nicolas was rejected by Provost at Quebec.

6/27/1701, Louis took his claim against the widow of his son Nicolas to the Soverign Council – again rejected.

10/12/1709, Louis gave his son Louis 1.5 arpents of the family property.

6/20/1710, An official survey was made of Louis’ land.

11/30/1720, Louis, age 79, died in St Laurent, I.O.

(S) Our French-Canadian Ancestors, T.J. Laforest, V-XIV.

Children of Louis and Jeanne:

i. Nicolas Coulombe, born 12/22/1671 in Ste Famille, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
11/8/1694 in Beaumont, Nicolas married Anne, d/o 3866. Michel Maillou & 3867. Jeanne Mercier.
10/10/1695, Nicolas died in Hotel Dieu de Quebec.

ii. Marie Marthe Coulombe, born 6/27/1673 in Ste Famille, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
2/22/1694 in St Laurent, I.O., Marthe married Pierre Labrecque, s/o Pierre.
4/3/1761, Marthe, age 88, died in St Laurent, I.O.

iii. Jean Baptiste Coulombe (1010), born 3/10/1675 in Ste Famille, I.O., Quebec, Canada.

iv. Jeanne Coulombe, born 4/14/1677 in Ste Famille, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
2/1/1694 in St Laurent, I.O., Jeanne married Charles Pacquet, s/o Isaac.

v. Louise Coulombe, born 7/26/1679 in Ste Famille, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
8/21/1721, Louise took her vows as a nun at Hotel Dieu and took the name Sister of Sainte Barbe.
1756, Louis died.

vi. Marguerite Coulombe, born 11/2/1681 in St Laurent, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
11/3/1703 in Quebec, Marguerite married Francois Bouvet, s/o Michel & Madeleine Morel.
1/1/1727, Marguerite married 2nd Thomas Foru.

vii. Louis Coulombe, born 11/24/1683 in St Laurent, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
11/17/1710 in St Pierre, Louis married Helene, d/o Antoine Paulet & Maire Anne Loignon.
10/1759, Louis died in St Laurent.

viii. Charles Coulombe, born 11/13/1685 in St Laurent, I.O., Quebec, Canada. [Died an infant.]

ix. Catherine Coulombe, born 2/8/1687 in St Laurent, I.O., Quebec, Canada. [Died an infant.]

x. Catherine Coulombe, born 12/13/1692 in St Pierre, I.O., Quebec, Canada.
4/18/1716 in Quebec, Catherine married Pierre Prud’homme.

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