Twelfth Generation

3060. Jean HARDY was baptized on 5 July 1640 in Rouelles (Saint-Julien) (Seine-Maritime) (Normandie Region), France.1,1996 He appeared in the census in 1666 in Sillery (Québec Province), Canada. He was a domestic of Ruette d’Auteuil. Jean was listed as age 20 but he was actually about 26 years of age. He was buried on 28 June 1715 at Saint-François-de-Sales in Neuville (Québec Province), Canada.1,1997 Marie POIRÉ and Jean HARDY1715,1958 signed a marriage contract on 14 October 1669 in (Québec Province), Canada.1998 They1998 were married on 21 October 1669 in Québec (Nôtre Dame) (Québec Province), Canada.1,1999

3061. Marie POIRÉ was born in 1641 in Paris (St-Laurent) (Paris) (Ile-de-France Region), France.1770,1958 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 was considered to be 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. 2000 She traveled to New France via the ship "St. Jean Baptiste". The ship, armed with canons, departed Dieppe, stopped at Rouen, and departed La Rochelle on 15 May 1669. It arrived in Québec on 30 June 1669. 1990She was buried on 6 January 1715 at Saint-François-de-Sales in Neuville (Québec Province), Canada.1958,2001

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Anne-Jeanne HARDY was born about 1670 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 2 September 1670 in Québec (Québec Province), Canada. She was buried on 30 December 1702 in Sainte-Foy (Québec Province), Canada.





Jean Baptiste HARDY was baptized on 27 May 1673 in Canada. He was born about 1673 in Canada.


Angelique HARDY was baptized on 6 March 1675 in Canada. She was born about 1675 in Canada.


Catherine HARDY was born about 1676 in Canada. She was baptized on 1 October 1676 in Canada. She died about 9 April 1709 at the age of 33 in Canada. Catherine was buried on 9 April 1709 in Canada.


Jean Francois HARDY was born about 1678 in Canada. He was baptized on 27 December 1678 in Canada.