Eleventh Generation


1612. Edmond ROY dit CHÂTELLERAULT was born in 1675 in Canada. On 27 May 1701, he was one of 42 men hired by Sieur Jean Bochard, the chief clerk of the Company of Canada at Montréal, as a voyageur to travel to Détroit. These men traveled with Antoine de Lamothe Cadillac and established the permanent settlement at Détroit. PLAQUE The convoy arrived at their destination on 24 July 1701. According to the contract signed by Edmond Roy, the voyagers were not allowed to trade for profit. Those hired would be fed at the expense of the King "according to the usual custom for voyageurs" and they would be paid for "each year of service beginning the 1st day of June next year...", 300 livres of French money "which totals 400 livres du pays". (Article: "Marché pour le detroit… 27 mai 1701, Adhémar, notaire royal") This seems to indicate that they were paid 100 livres at the onset of their voyage. According to an article by Suzanne Boivin Sommerville entitled "314th Detroit Birthday Post: The Question of Who Was at Détroit when the 1701 Convoy Arrived", "Edmond Chastelraut (Roy dit)" was one of the men who traveled to other locations some distance away to trade with the Indians. The men who participated in these extra voyages were paid additional money. However, it is apparent that Roy returned to his family at La Pérade no later than the early months of 1703 because his wife gave birth to their daughter, Marie-Françoise, on 11 November 1703. According to "Cadillac's Village", Edmond Roy dit Chatellereau "agreed to come to Détroit July 28, 1704, as brigadier (foreman of a boat's crew). He was to receive 300 livres for the trip. While he never resided in Détroit, his son Joseph did, and was married here in 1736 to Magdeleine Perthuis". 2210 He died before 23 October 1720. On this date, a document was filed regarding the tutorship of his five children. Edmond is listed as deceased. According to Jetté's book ("Dictionnaire généalogique des familles du Québec"), his burial record has not been found but Jetté indicates that Edmond, likely, died at La Pérade. 2939 A tutorship document was filed on on 23 October 1720 regarding the children of the deceased Edmond Roy. Marie Anne JANVIER (JEANVIER) and Edmond ROY dit CHÂTELLERAULT signed a marriage contract on 6 February 1701 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.2211 They were married on 7 February 1701 in Sainte Anne-de-la-Perade (Québec Province), Canada.1,2212

1613. Marie Anne JANVIER (JEANVIER) was born on 20 April 1682 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine (Québec Province), Canada.1,2213 She was baptized on 26 April 1682 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine (Québec Province), Canada.1,2213 She died on 2 March 1762 at the age of 79 in (Québec Province), Canada.1,2214 Marie was buried on 3 March 1762 in Sainte Anne-de-la-Perade (Québec Province), Canada.1,2214

[Note: Marie Anne was married a 2nd time to Louis Goüin on 5 May 1733 at Sainte Anne-de-la-Perade.]

Children were:

i.

Michel ROY was born on 21 November 1701 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 22 November 1701 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. He died on 10 February 1761 at the age of 59 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.

ii.

Marie-Francoise ROY was born on 11 November 1703 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 12 November 1703 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She died on 4 December 1760 at the age of 57 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.

iii.

Marguerite ROY was born on 10 October 1705 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 10 October 1705 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She was buried on 7 May 1788 in Batiscan (Québec Province), Canada.

iv.

Marie-Josephe ROY was born on 19 September 1707 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 19 September 1707 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada. She died on 6 January 1779 at the age of 71 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.

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v.

Joseph ROY dit CHÂTELLERAULT.