Thirteenth Generation


5290. André DEMERS (DUMAIS) (DENIERS) was baptized on 3 February 1628 in Dieppe (St-Jacques) (Seine-Maritime) (Normandie Region), France.1,2943 He appeared in the census in 1666 with his wife, Marie Chefdeville, and six children (Marie, Nicolas, André, Jean Baptiste, Michel, Barbe). He appeared in the census in 1667 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada with his wife, Marie Chefdeville, six children (Marie, Nicolas, André, Jean Baptiste, Michel, Barbe), and two domestics. The family owned 6 beasts and 12 aprents under cultivation. André was buried on 17 July 1711 in Montréal (Nôtre Dame)(Québec Province), Canada.1,2391 Marie CHEFDEVILLE and André DEMERS (DUMAIS) (DENIERS) were married on 7 January 1654 in Montréal (Nôtre Dame)(Québec Province), Canada.1,2392

5291. Marie CHEFDEVILLE was baptized on 5 June 1631 in Villers-sous-St-Leu (St-Denis) (Oise) (Picardie Region), France.1,2393 She was a "filles à marier" (marriageable girl) who emigrated to New France representing one quarter of all the single girls arriving in New France through 1673. The "filles à marier" women arrived between 1634 and 1662 and only numbered 262. These young women, often poor, were recruited and chaperoned by religious groups or individuals who had to assure and account for their good conduct. To be considered a "filles à marier", the women must have been between the ages of 12-45, not accompanied by BOTH parents or a husband and must have signed an enlistment contract, one marriage contract or gotten married in the colony. Due to their arrival in the very early stages of the formation of New France, these 262 women played a significant role in populating the colony. She appeared in the census in 1666 with her husband, André Demay (sic), and six children (Marie, Nicolas, André, Jean Baptiste, Michel, Barbe). She appeared in the census in 1667 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada with her husband, André Demers, six children (Marie, Nicolas, André, Jean Baptiste, Michel, Barbe), and two domestics. The family owned 6 beasts and 12 aprents under cultivation. Marie was buried on 23 November 1708 in Montréal (Nôtre Dame)(Québec Province), Canada.1,2141

Children were:

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Catherine DUMETS was born about 1654 in (Québec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 22 October 1654 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. She was a "filles à marier" (marriageable girl) who emigrated to New France representing one quarter of all the single girls arriving in New France through 1673. These girls, often poor, were recruited and chaperoned by religious groups or individuals who had to assure and account for their good conduct. She died on 20 November 1654 at the age of 0 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. Catherine was buried on 20 November 1654 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

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Marie DUMETS was born about 1655 in (Québec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 28 October 1655 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. She died about 24 April 1679 at the age of 24 in Canada. Marie was buried on 24 April 1679 in Canada.

iii.

Nicolas DUMETS was born on 6 August 1657 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 6 August 1657 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

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André DUMETS was baptized on 24 October 1659 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

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Jean-Baptiste DUMETS was born about 1661 in (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 31 August 1661 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. He died on 25 October 1690 at the age of 29 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.

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Michel DUMETS was born about 1663 in (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 3 October 1663 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. He died about 15 October 1687 at the age of 24 in (Québec Province), Canada. Michel was buried on 15 October 1687 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

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Barbe DUMETS was born about 1665 in (Québec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 8 August 1665 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. She died on 7 September 1699 at the age of 34 in Pointe-aux-Trembles (Québec Province), Canada. Barbe was buried on 8 September 1699 in Pointe-aux-Trembles (Québec Province), Canada.

viii.

Charles DUMETS was baptized on 13 June 1667 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. He was born about 1667 in (Québec Province), Canada.

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Marie DEMERS (DUMAIS).

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Robert DUMETS was born on 11 January 1671 in Boucherville (Québec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 12 January 1671 in Boucherville (Québec Province), Canada.

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Paul DUMETS was baptized on 25 January 1673 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada. He was born about 1673 in (Québec Province), Canada. He died about 17 February 1690 at the age of 17 in (Québec Province), Canada. Paul was buried on 17 February 1690 in Montréal (Québec Province), Canada.

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Martine DUMETS was born about 1675 in Canada. She was baptized on 24 September 1675 in Canada.