Eleventh Generation

1250. Jean RABOUIN was born about 1637 in La Rochelle (Charente-Maritime) (Poitou Charentes Region), France. He died on 7 December 1707 at the age of 70 in Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans (Québec Province), Canada.1,2068 He was buried on 8 December 1707 in Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans (Québec Province), Canada.1,2068 Marguerite LECLERC (LECLAIR) and Jean RABOUIN signed a marriage contract on 7 September 1678 in (Québec Province), Canada. They were married on 8 September 1678 in Sainte-Famille (Québec Province), Canada.1,2699,2702

[Note: Jean's first marriage was to Marguerite Ardion on 28 October 1663 at Nôtre Dame in Québec. The couple had signed a marriage contract on 17 October 1663. His 2nd marriage was to Marguerite LeClerc as outlined on this page. His 3rd marriage was to Marie Mineau on 6 July 1706 at Saint-Jean-de-l'Île-d'Orléans. The couple had signed a marriage contract on 10 May 1706.]

1251. Marguerite LECLERC (LECLAIR) was baptized on 12 February 1640 in Dieppe (Saint-Rémi)(Seine-Maritime) (Normandie Region), France.1,2704 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 was buried on 24 January 1705 in Sainte-Famille (Québec Province), Canada.1,2703

[Note: Marguerite's first marriage was to Nicolas LeBlond on 13 October 1661 at Château Richer. The couple had signed a marriage contract on 11 September 1661.]

Children were:



Marguerite RABOUIN.


Jean Baptiste RABOUIN was born on 6 October 1681 in Ile d'Orleans (Quebec Province), Canada. He was baptized on 28 October 1681 in Ile d'Orleans (Quebec Province), Canada. He was buried on 26 October 1698 in Sainte-Famille (Québec Province), Canada.


Jeanne RABOUIN was born on 31 December 1683 in Ile d'Orleans (Quebec Province), Canada. She was baptized on 9 January 1684 in Ile d'Orleans (Quebec Province), Canada.