Category Archives: New France

French-American writer

French-American writer He was a naturalized in New York as John Hector St. John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur. He was born, to a family of minor … Continue reading

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Coureurs

Coureurs (courir) french verb to run (de) of (bois) woods or Coureurs de Bois- Runner of the Woods was an independent entrepreneurial French-Canadian trader who traveled in New France and the interior of North America, usually to trade with the … Continue reading

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Daniel Greysolon

Daniel Greysolon, Sieur d’Lhut (B) 1639, Saint-Germain-Laval, France a few miles northwest of Paris. (D) February 25, 1710, Montreal Quebec, Canada (NEW FRANCE) He was a French soldier and explorer who is the first European known to have visited the … Continue reading

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Louis Joliet

Louis Joliet 1645 Beaupré, a French settlement near Quebec City. When he was seven years old, his father died; his mother then married a successful merchant. Jolliet’s stepfather owned land on the Ile d’Orleans, an island in the Saint Lawrence … Continue reading

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Euro-American women in New France

Most French Canadians are descended from these 737 courageous women. The selection process for marriage Of the King’s girls or Les Fille de Roi The Arrival The second part of Part (1) continues This history seeks to reveal some of … Continue reading

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PART (1) THE LONG JOURNEY

PART (1) THE LONG JOURNEY As a Beaugrand with 4,800 years of male U152 (Y) DNA for the Beaugrand lineage my story begins: I would like to dedicate my attempted recall, extraction, and excerpts from my vast library of French history, the … Continue reading

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Part (2) of the Beaugrand History

The handwritten signature of my great ancestor Jean Beaugrand or Bougeren when he was 35. In time and with the imagination of all (clergy officiants, notaries and the complicity of the ancestors themselves for sure) this patronym *Bougeren* became Beaugrand. … Continue reading

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Part (1) of the Beaugrand History

Part (1) of the Beaugrand History BEAUGRAND dit CHAMPAGNE Jean 1641-1699 m: SAMSON Margariite 1649-1721, married 1670 age 21 and Jean 29 at Sorel QC My great-great-grandfather Jean Beaugrand came to New France in 1665. He accepts the offer of … Continue reading

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The summation and a brief history of New France

The summation and a brief history of New France as a backdrop to my lineage of the Beaugrands Nouvelle-France was the area colonized by France with the exploration by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and ending with the cession of New … Continue reading

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The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States

The French Migration to New France (Canada) and to the United States. Cartier was looking for a Northwest Passage through North America to Asia. He thought the St. Lawrence River might be the route. The French and Indian fur trade … Continue reading

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