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Guillaume Couillard

Guillaume Couillard

Male 1588 - 1663  (74 years)

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  • Name Guillaume Couillard 
    Born 11 Oct 1588  St-Servan, St-Malo, Bretagne, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Mar 1663  HÙtel Dieu, Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • He was Sieur Guillaume COUILLARD de L'ESPINAY

      He immigrated in 1613 as carpenter and sailor for the Compagnie des Marchands.
      He was the first in April 1628 to use a plough.

      He became a noble in December 1654 (revoked letters of nobility, then reconced to his sons Charles and Louis in 1668)
    Person ID I5864  Cullen family tree

    Father Guillaume Couillard,   b. Abt 1560 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Élisabeth de Vesin,   b. Abt 1560 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Guillemette Hébert,   b. Abt 1604, St-Germain-des-Pres, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1684, Hotel Dieu, Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1621  Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marguerite Couillard,   b. 10 Aug 1626, Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1705, Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     2. Élisabeth Couillard,   b. 09 Feb 1631, Quebec, New France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1704, Ch‚teau Richer, New France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    New France - Forging a Nation
    New France - Forging a Nation
    An introduction to the founding and development of New France, the role of early explorers and the life of the first colonists. Also presents some of our early French Canadian ancestors and a list of Lapointe and Joanis ancestors who were the first of their generation to immigrate to New France, mostly in the 17th century.
    A Melding of Cultures, Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors, Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, 2018, Chapter 1 plus pp 125-129 and 255