Twelfth Generation


2510. Leonard LEBLANC II was born in 1626 in Blessac (Creuse) (Limousin Region), France.1770,1994 He appeared in the census in 1666 in Beaupre (Québec Province), Canada with his wife and five children (Noel, Marguerite, Marie, Jeanne and Francoise). He appeared in the census in 1667 in Beauport (Québec Province), Canada at Beauport with his wife, Marie, and five children (Noel, Marguerite, Marie, Jeanne and Francoise). The family had three beasts and sixteen arpents under cultivation. Leonard died on 6 October 1691 or 6 November 1691 at the age of 65 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada. Marie RITON and Leonard LEBLANC II were married on 23 August 1650 in Québec (Nôtre Dame) (Québec Province), Canada.1,2345

2511. Marie RITON was born in 1623 in La Roche-sur-Yon (Vendée) (Pays de la Loire Region), France.1770,1994 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 in Beaupre (Québec Province), Canada with her husband, Leonard, and five children (Noel, Marguerite, Marie, Jeanne and Francoise). She appeared in the census in 1667 at Beauport with her husband, Leonard, and five children (Noel, Marguerite, Marie, Jeanne and Francoise). The family had three beasts and sixteen arpents under cultivation. Marie died between 13 November 1672 and 4 November 1674 in Beauport (Québec Province), Canada. 4 November 1674 was the date of her inventory according to Jetté.1994

Children were:

i.

Thérèse LEBLANC was born on 3 May 1651 and baptized 29 June 1651 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2346

ii.

Noël LEBLANC was born on 14 January 1653 and baptized 18 January 1653 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2299

iii.

Louise LEBLANC was born in November 1654 and baptized on 25 Dec 1654 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2347 She died about 28 November 1687 in Canada. She was buried on 28 November 1687 in Canada.

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iv.

Marguerite LEBLANC.

v.

Marie-Elizabeth LEBLANC was born on 15 January 1658 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2348 She was baptized on 8 July 1658 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2348 She was buried on 15 February 1727 in L'Islet (Québec Province), Canada.

vi.

Jeanne LEBLANC was born on 18 October 1659 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2349 She was baptized on 3 November 1659 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2349

vii.

Francoise LEBLANC was born on 18 January 1662 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2303 She was baptized on 19 January 1662 at Notre Dame in Québec (Québec Province), Canada.2303