Thirteenth Generation


7932. Philippe ÉTIENNE dit LAPENSÉE was born in 1631 in Doeuil-sur-le-Mignon (Charente-Maritime) (Poitou Charentes Region), France.1770 He appeared in the census in 1666 with his first wife, Marie Vien, five children (including Marie's son, Francois, from her first marriage), Marie's widowed mother and one domestic. Philippe had married Marie on 26 January 1655. He appeared in the census in 1667 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada with his first wife, Marie Vien, and six children. The family had eight beasts and eighteen arpents under cultivation. Marie died within months after this census was taken because Philippe remarried on 3 November of the same year to Marie Gravois. Philippe appeared in the census in 1681 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. He died at Hotel Dieu in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.1,2667 He was buried on 7 July 1710 at Nôtre Dame in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.1,2667 Philippe was a Carpenter. Marie GRAVOIS and Philippe ÉTIENNE dit LAPENSÉE were married on 3 November 1667 at Immaculée Conception in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.1,2668

[Note: Philippe's first marriage was to Marie Vien on 26 January 1655 at Immaculée Conception at Trois-Rivières.]

7933. Marie GRAVOIS was born about 1646. She was a "King's Daughter". The King's Daughters or "Filles du roi" were a group of approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program by Louis XIV to furnish brides for the male immigrants. They were usually between the age of 12 and 25, had to supply a letter of reference from their parish priest and were provided a dowry by the King. The King also paid for their transport to New France. Most of the women were commoners of humble birth, were held to very high standards and were required to be physically fit enough to survive the hard work demanded of immigrants to the fledgling colony. She came to the New World via "Le St. Louis de Dieppe". She was listed as a 'Fille de la Haute Société' which included the members of the social elite as well as the bourgeoisie, the nobility, aristocracy or the top clergy. The vessel arrived in Québec on 25 September 1667.2669 She appeared in the census in 1681 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. Marie died after 30 January 1708 at the age of 62 in Pointe-aux-Trembles (Québec Province), Canada.

Children were:

i.

Joseph ÉTIENNE was born about 1668.

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ii.

Michel ÉTIENNE dit PHILIPPE.

iii.

Dominique ÉTIENNE was born on 4 November 1671 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.1 He was baptized on 12 November 1671 at Immaculée Conception in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.1 He was buried on 1 May 1708 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

iv.

René ÉTIENNE dit Durivage was born on 7 September 1673 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 8 September 1673 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. He was buried on 17 May 1710 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

v.

Jacques ÉTIENNE was baptized on 15 September 1675 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.

vi.

Pierre ÉTIENNE was baptized on 15 April 1678 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. He was buried on 9 September 1693.

vii.

Madeleine ÉTIENNE was baptized on 16 June 1680 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.

viii.

Étienne ÉTIENNE dit Dulongpre was baptized on 15 August 1682 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.

ix.

Francois ÉTIENNE was born on 24 April 1685 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 25 April 1685 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.

x.

Marie Charlotte ÉTIENNE was born on 16 March 1690 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 17 March 1690 in Trois-Rivières (Québec Province), Canada.