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Gaspard Boucher
Born about in Mortagne (Notre-Dame), Perche, Francemap
Husband of — married in Mamers, Maine, Francemap
Died about in Trois Rivières, Canada, Nouvelle Francemap
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Biographie

Gaspard BOUCHER (~1599 - 1662)[1][2][3][4][5]

Fils de Jacques Boucher et Françoise Paigné, Gaspard Boucher est né en France vers 1599 dans la paroisse Notre-Dame de Mortagne du diocèse de Séez de l'ancienne province du Perche.[1][4][6][7][8]

Il épousa Nicole Lemaire, fille de Nicolas Lemaire et Marie Castry, le 12 décembre 1619 à Mamers dans le diocèse du Mans de la province du Maine.[1][9][10][11]

Il était maître menuisier à Mortagne, paroisse Notre-Dame et à son arrivée au Canada.[1][2] Gaspard Boucher immigre au Canada avec son épouse et quatre, sinon cinq, enfants (Nicolas, Marie, Marguerite, Pierre et, possiblement, Madeleine) arrivant à Québec en 1635.[12][8][13]

Il est mentionné pour la première mention en Nouvelle-France lors du marriage de sa fille Marie à Québec le 30 janvier 1645.[14][2]

Il se batit au bas du coteau où est le fort, sur une concession de vingt-quatre arpents à Trois-Rivières.[15][16]

Il est décédé à Trois-Rivières entre le 20 mai 1662 et 1666, ayant mourut brûlé dans la maison familiale.[1][17][2]

Enfants

Enfants de son union avec Nicole Lemaire, les 7 premiers enfants ayant été baptisé dans l’église Notre-Dame à Mortagne au Perche:[2]

- 1. Charles, b. 7 avril 1620, d. 17 avril 1620
- 2. Antoinette, b. 6 août 1621
+ 3. Pierre, b. 1er août 1622
- 4. Nicolas, b. 9 septembre 1625
- 5. Charles, b. 4 mars 1628
+ 6. Marie, b. le 22 janvier 1629
+ 7. Marguerite, b. 28 juillet 1631
+ 8. Madeleine, n. au cours de la traversée ou à Québec vers 1634

Bibliographie

- ABA - Association des Boucher d'Amérique
- DBC - Dictionnaire biographique du Canada
- Fichier Origine - Répertoire informatisé de la Fédération québécoise des sociétés de généalogie en partenariat avec la Fédération française de généalogie
- Nos Origines - Site web, Généalogie du Québec et française d'Amérique
- PRDH - Programme de recherche en démographie historique, Unversité de Montréal
- PREFEN - Programme de recherche sur l'émigration des français en Nouvelle-France, Université de Caen
- A Point of History - Percheron Group
- Biographie de la série Ancêtres et Origines de la Prudentielle, « Boucher »
- Bizier, Hélène-Andrée, Lacoursière, Jacques; Nos Racines : chapitre 16 à 30 », chap. 24, p. image 212, « Les Boucher », ISSN 0226-7756
- Pierre Boucher (Wikipédia)
- Association des Boucher d'Amérique, Site web principale de l'Association
- Carte de Cassini - Alencon (no. 63)
- Charbonneau, Hubert (1970). Tourouvre-en-Perche aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. Étude de démographie historique.', Presses Universitaires de Paris
- Drolet, Yves (2009). Tables généalogiques de la noblesse Québecois du XVIIe au XIXe siècle
- Douville, Raymond. Boucher, Pierre, DBC
- Fichier Origine 240483
- Gariépy, Raymond (1974). Les seigneuries de Beaupré et de l'Ile d'Orléans dans leurs débuts
- Généalogie Québec
- Le journal des Jésuites
- Lesperance, Jerry (December 2002). Le Perche, FCGS
- Nos Origines 775
- Originis
- perche-quebec.com
- PRDH Pionnier 2988
- PREFEN 12356 (Gaspard)
- PREFEN 12481 (Marin)
- Roy, Joseph-Edmond (1897). Histoire de la seigneurie de Lauzon. Volume 1
- Tanguay, Cyprien (1871-1890). Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes, 7 volumes

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Fichier Origine 240483
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 PREFEN 12356
  3. PRDH Pionnier 2988
  4. 4.0 4.1 Drolet (2009), p. Table 29
  5. Tanguay, vol. 1, pp. 31, 71, 336, 472, 569
  6. Tanguay, vol. 1, p. 71
  7. PREFEN 12356: n. fin XVIe siècle
  8. 8.0 8.1 Nos Origines 775: Avant 1-8-1622 France
  9. perche-quebec.com
  10. PRDH Pionnier 2988: m. avant 1622 en France
  11. PREFEN 12356: m. vers 1619
  12. PREFEN 12356: « Gaspard Boucher et sa famille auraient fait le voyage de France à Québec sur le navire du Capitaine de Ville d'après un document de 1638. »
  13. Douville (DBC): « Si Gaspard vint en 1634, il a pu retourner l’année suivante chercher sa famille et ses bagages  »
  14. Généalogie Québec
  15. Généalogie Québec, Courriel de R. Charron-Chénier - 7 janvier 2004
  16. Douville (DBC): « La première mention de Gaspard à cet endroit [Trois-Rivière] est du 21 mars 1646, lorsque le gouverneur lui octroie une concession de 24 arpents entre les terres de Jean-Paul Godefroy et celles d’Étienne de La Fond. »
  17. Douville (DBR): « La dernière mention de Gaspard Boucher est du 20 mai 1662, alors qu’il intente une poursuite contre Jacques Besnard. »

Temporaire

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Note: DE 1629 A 1632, LA NOUVELLE-FRANCE EST SOUS L'OCCUPATION DES FRERES KIRKE ET PRESQUE TOUS LES FRANCAIS RETOURNENT EN FRANCE Y COMPRIS ROBERT GIFFARD QUI REVIENT EN 1634 AVEC TOUS LES COLONS QU'IL PEUT RECRUTER. EN 1635, GASPARD HERITA DE SA BELLE-MERE MARIE GASTRIE, DELAISSEE PAR SON SECOND MARI PIERRE DELORME, PARCE QU'ILS L'ONT GARDEE PENDANT 18 MOIS. ILS VENDENT TOUT ET S'EMBARQUENT A DIEPPE SUR LE SAINT-JACQUES ET ARRIVENT A QUEBEC VERS LE 12 JUILLET 1635. IL FUT FERMIER DES JESUITES DE BEAUPORT 10 ANNEES. S'ETABLIT A TROIS-RIVIERES 1644
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Note N323Genealogy of the French in North America
The family of Gaspard BOUCHER and Nicole LEMAIRE
[21] BOUCHER, Gaspard (Jacques & Françoise PAIGNÉ [38754]), carpenter (menuisier), born about 1599 Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne : 610293), France, died between 1662-05-20 and census 1666
* married about 1619, from Mamers ? (Sarthe : 720180), France
LEMAIRE, Nicole & Marie GASTRIE [44604]), baptized 1595-03-10 Mamers (Sarthe : 720180), France, died between 1652-06-19 and census 1666 Trois-Rivières (Qc)
1) Charles, baptized 1620-04-07 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
2) Antoinette, baptized 1621-08-06 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
3) Pierre, seigneur de Boucherville, baptized 1622-08-01 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1717-04-19, buried 1717-04-20 Boucherville (Qc), marriage contract 1649-01-17 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Marie Madeleine OUÉBADINOUKOUÉ dit CHRÉTIENNE, married Québec (Qc) 1652-07-09 Jeanne CREVIER
4) Nicolas, baptized 1625-09-09 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1649-03-23, buried 1649-03-23 Trois-Rivières (Qc)
5) Charles, baptized 1628-03-04 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
6) Marie, baptized 1629-01-22 Mortagne-au-Perche (Saint-Jean) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1706-11-29, buried 1706-11-30 Batiscan (Qc), married Québec (Qc) 1645-01-30 Étienne LAFOND
7) Marguerite, baptized 1631-07-28 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died before inventory 1669-12-24, marriage contract 1645-12-25 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Toussaint TOUPIN dit DUCLOS
8) Madeleine, born about 1634 (rec. 1666) Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne : 610293), France, died 1691-09-13, buried 1691-09-14 Trois-Rivières (Qc), marriage contract 1650-05-29 daté 1647-11-18 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Urbain BEAUDRY dit LAMARCHE
Bibliographie : Rapport de l'Archiviste de la Province de Québec; Origine des émigrants du département de la Sarthe; Origine des familles canadiennes; PRDH-RAB
http://www.francogene.com/quebec--genealogy/000/000021.php
Immigrants to New France
From: http://earline.springnote.com/pages/2494962
Pierre Boucher
Born at Lagny, a village near Mortagne in the Perche, France, 1622, died at Boucherville, 1717. In 1634 he went to Canada with his father Gaspard Boucher, a simple joiner. At the age of eighteen he entered the service of the Jesuit Fathers and went to their Huron missions at Georgian Bay. On his return to Quebec in 1641 he served as a soldier in the garrison of that city. In 1645 he was interpreter of Indian languages at Three Rivers and in 1648 commissary-general of the trading station at that place. Elected captain of the militia in 1651, while in command of the place during an interim in 1653 he repelled an Iroquois attack. Owing to his efficient defence he was placed in charge of the city, and retained the position until 1658. In 1661 he was sent to France to represent the needs of the colonies and plead the cause of the inhabitants. On his return to Canada, in 1662, he was reappointed Governor of Three Rivers, an office which he only resigned in 1667 when he withdrew from public affairs to found the seigniorial parish called after his name Boucherville, situated opposite Montreal. He was succeeded in the governorship of Three Rivers by his son-in-law, Ren Gauthier de Varennes, forbear of the discoverer of Western Canada.
In 1664 Pierre Boucher had printed at Paris by the press of Florentin Lambert "L'histoire veritable et naturelle des moeurs et productions du pays de la Nouvelle-France, vulgairement dite le Canada". This work was published in 1849 in "L'Album Canadien", in 1882 at Montreal, and in 1896 in the "Mmoires de la Socit Royale du Canada". An English translation appeared in 1883. Pierre Boucher is considered the best type of a Canadian landed proprietor, filled with piety, rectitude, and honor. At his death he left a numerous posterity. The family is still in existence, and the highest stations are filled by members bearing the names Boucherville, Bruere, Niverville, Grosbois, and Montizambert. Pierre Boucher was the first Canadian colonist to be ennobled by King Louis XIV . His letters of nobility, dated 1661, were renewed in 1707.
Publication information
Written by J. Edmond Roy. Transcribed by Joseph E. O'Connor.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume II. Published 1907. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John M. Farley, Archbishop of New York
Bibliography
Registres des insinuations du Conseil superieur de la Nouvelle-France, III, D, 46, DANIEL Grandes familles canadiennes; SULTE, Pierre Boucher et son livre in Royal Society of Canada, Transactions, new series, II, 99 148; LALANDE, La paroisse de Boucherville (1890); ROY, Histoire de la seigneurie de Louzon, I, II,
History
Last edited on Jan 12, 2009 07:11 by Earline
Gaspard Boucher
1599-1662
GASPARD BOUCHER: Son of Jacques Boucher, carpenter, and Francoise Paigné, Gaspard Boucher was born in France about 1598 in the Notre-Dame parish of Mortagne in Perche province. Gaspard married Nicole Lemaire, daughter of Nicolas Lemaire and Marie Castry, in France on Decembre 12, 1619 at the town of Mamers in Maine province and Le Mans diocese. Eight children were born from their marriage over a fourteen period, seven of whom were baptized in the Notre-Dame parish church in Mortagne. Among other recruited to re-settle to Canada by Robert Giffard, Gaspard, Nicole and four or five of their children sailed for Canada in the spring of 1635. On their arrival, accomodated by Champlain in the 'habitation', the family is established in the Notre-Dame-des-Anges seigneurie where Gaspard is engaged by the Jesuits. Their son Pierre Boucher was a pupil of the Jesuits who accompanied them in their missions, learned the Huron language, and later becomes Three-Rivers governor, then Boucherville founder. That which creates the bond, is Marguerite Boucher, the seventh child of the couple, baptized on July 28, 1631, with Our-Lady of Mortagne, with the Pole, of the current department of the Flowering ash, becomes the wife on December 25, 1645, of the ancestor All Saints' day Toupin, said Bélair, born about 1616, of unknown origin. He is a Master of boat and regularly transports men and luggage between Quebec and Montreal, then has a ground in the suburbs of Three-Rivers. March 21, 1646, the ancestor Gaspard Butcher, becomes dealer of a ground of 24 arpents to the Three-Rivers. And, after 1662, one intends any more to speak, neither of Nicole Lemère, nor of Gaspard Boucher, which one does not know where, when and how they died. The historians agree to saying that about 1668, the house burned with said Gaspard and his wife. Their blood runs today in the veins of the descendants which we are.
Pioneers of New France
1635 , New France
Gaspard first made a trip to New France in 1633/34. Then in 1635 Gaspard and his wife Nicole took their whole family to the new world. Their youngest daughter, Madeleine, was born during the crossing. At the age of 15, Pierre, Gaspard and Nicole's oldest son explored all parts of New France with the Jesuit missionaries. All the new settlers had to be of French Catholic religion to be selected by the French government as settlers of the new land. During these voyages of exploration, Pierre learned the languages of the Huron, Montagnais, Iroquois and Algonquin, and thus became able to act as an Interpretor. Because he was competent, honest and brave, the Governor of the colony gave him many responsilities.
In 1644, at the age of 22, Pierre settled in Trois Rivieres and in 1653 he became of the governor of that city. In 1535 Jacques Cartier noticed a river with six small islands that seemed to divide the water into three streams. He called it the riviere de fouys. It later took the name of riviere St. Maurice. It is the appearance of the river that imposes itself with the name of the station built at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice rivers: Trois Rivieres. Samuel Champlain had a fort built here and a trading post around 1634. For a long time this region held sway as the most advantageous for the activity of trappers and fur traders. In 1667 Pierre resigned his post as Governor of Trois Rivieres and founded Boucherville where he died April 19, 1717 at the age of 95.
Pierre married twice, first to Marie Ouebadinskoue, a Huron native; their marriage was childless. He married second to Jeanne Crevier in 1652 and they had 15 children.
For more information on this pioneer family please see the website of www.civilization.ca which has a virtual museum of New France and stories written of pioneer families.
Marriage Contract
1645 , Acadia
In 1645, Toussaint Toupin & Marguerite Boucher, age 14 years and 5 months, passed a marriage contract by private treaty on December 25th at Trois-Rivieres according to the newespaper of the Jesuits. Her father, Gaspard, then promised to give 200 pounds and "other" effects to his daughter.
Sources ==

Burial / Source PRDH

Mother's Name Source: PRDH

Marriage Source: Mariage PRDH

Baptism Source:PRDH

Birth Source: FICHIER ORIGINE PRDH

http://www.nosorigines.qc.ca/GenealogieQuebec.aspx?genealogy=Gaspard_Boucher&pid=775&lng=en&partID=10895

FamilySearch

Elmer Leonard Hauser Genealogy

William Howard Hauser Genealogy

  • Gaspard Boucher: Image of signature [1]
  • Trois-Rivieres 1st land concessions Cap de la Madeleine-PLAT: Image of Plot Plan with names of landholders [2]
  • Fichier Origine Gaspard Boucher: Image of Record No. 240483[3]
  • 1599_Gaspard_Boucher_individual_PRDH: Image of PRDH No. 2988[4]
  • 1622_GaspardBoucher_NicoleLemaire_family_PRDH: Image of PRDH Record 91[5]
  • Boucher Family, RogerEdwardRoy originally shared this to Philomene STERLING/Dubois Branch: Roy Family Tree (Includes Charron), 27 Nov 2012 [6]
  • FRance Quebec les colons 91, Histoire des Canadiens-Francais pg 91, BESSYANDERSON originally shared this to QUINTAL CECILIA, 17 Jan 2013, [7]
  • Premier arrivants liste et histoire LALEMENT Jesuite: Image of webpage, BESSYANDERSON originally shared this to QUINTAL CECILIA, 17 Jan 2013, [8]
  • Premiers colons Quebec (Hebert): Image of monument tablet, [9]
  • 1619 Gaspard Boucher et Nicole Lemaine v1 p71, Image of Tanguay Excerpt [10]
  • BOUCHER Gaspard [11]
  • Gaspard Boucher [12]
  • Important Quebec Colonists, pg=32817&pgpl=pid
  • Gaspard Boucher [13]
  • Gaspard Boucher (1599- between 1662 and 1666) parents and.., [14]
  • Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, early years. Source: Excerpts From a "Book on Life in New France", Published by Pierre Boucher. pg=32817&pgpl=pid
  • Boucher History [15]
  • Pioneers of New France [16]
  • Gaspard Boucher [17]
  • The Founding of Boucherville, Canada [18]
  • Percheron Immigration [19]
  • Ancestry Family Trees [20]
  • Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s-1900s [21]
  • Family Data Collection - Births [22]
  • Family Data Collection - Deaths [23]
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records [24]
  • Family Data Collection - Marriages [25]
  • Millennium File [26]
  • Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 [27]
  • U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [28]
  • More evidence of Mother as Francoise Paigne [29]
Note: Line 308:
OCCU MENUISIER ET CULTIVATEUR
Note: Line 314:
BAPM PLAC ST-LANGIS, MORTAGNE
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DEAT DATE EN 1662
Note: DE 1629 A 1632, LA NOUVELLE-FRANCE EST SOUS L'OCCUPATION DES FRERES KIRKE ET PRESQUE TOUS LES FRANCAIS RETOURNENT EN FRANCE Y COMPRIS ROBERT GIFFARD QUI REVIENT EN 1634 AVEC TOUS LES COLONS QU'IL PEUT RECRUTER. EN 1635, GASPARD HERITA DE SA BELLE-MERE MARIE GASTRIE, DELAISSEE PAR SON SECOND MARI PIERRE DELORME, PARCE QU'ILS L'ONT GARDEE PENDANT 18 MOIS. ILS VENDENT TOUT ET S'EMBARQUENT A DIEPPE SUR LE SAINT-JACQUES ET ARRIVENT A QUEBEC VERS LE 12 JUILLET 1635. IL FUT FERMIER DES JESUITES DE BEAUPORT 10 ANNEES. S'ETABLIT A TROIS-RIVIERES 1644
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MARR PLAC NOTRE-DAME DE MORTAGNE, PERCHE
Note N323Genealogy of the French in North America
The family of Gaspard BOUCHER and Nicole LEMAIRE
[21] BOUCHER, Gaspard (Jacques & Françoise PAIGNÉ [38754]), carpenter (menuisier), born about 1599 Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne : 610293), France, died between 1662-05-20 and census 1666
* married about 1619, from Mamers ? (Sarthe : 720180), France
LEMAIRE, Nicole & Marie GASTRIE [44604]), baptized 1595-03-10 Mamers (Sarthe : 720180), France, died between 1652-06-19 and census 1666 Trois-Rivières (Qc)
1) Charles, baptized 1620-04-07 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
2) Antoinette, baptized 1621-08-06 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
3) Pierre, seigneur de Boucherville, baptized 1622-08-01 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1717-04-19, buried 1717-04-20 Boucherville (Qc), marriage contract 1649-01-17 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Marie Madeleine OUÉBADINOUKOUÉ dit CHRÉTIENNE, married Québec (Qc) 1652-07-09 Jeanne CREVIER
4) Nicolas, baptized 1625-09-09 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1649-03-23, buried 1649-03-23 Trois-Rivières (Qc)
5) Charles, baptized 1628-03-04 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France
6) Marie, baptized 1629-01-22 Mortagne-au-Perche (Saint-Jean) (Orne : 610293), France, died 1706-11-29, buried 1706-11-30 Batiscan (Qc), married Québec (Qc) 1645-01-30 Étienne LAFOND
7) Marguerite, baptized 1631-07-28 Mortagne-au-Perche (Notre-Dame) (Orne : 610293), France, died before inventory 1669-12-24, marriage contract 1645-12-25 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Toussaint TOUPIN dit DUCLOS
8) Madeleine, born about 1634 (rec. 1666) Mortagne-au-Perche (Orne : 610293), France, died 1691-09-13, buried 1691-09-14 Trois-Rivières (Qc), marriage contract 1650-05-29 daté 1647-11-18 (depositary Guillaume Audouart) Urbain BEAUDRY dit LAMARCHE
Bibliographie : Rapport de l'Archiviste de la Province de Québec; Origine des émigrants du département de la Sarthe; Origine des familles canadiennes; PRDH-RAB
http://www.francogene.com/quebec--genealogy/000/000021.php
: Immigrants to New France
From: http://earline.springnote.com/pages/2494962
Pierre Boucher
Born at Lagny, a village near Mortagne in the Perche, France, 1622, died at Boucherville, 1717. In 1634 he went to Canada with his father Gaspard Boucher, a simple joiner. At the age of eighteen he entered the service of the Jesuit Fathers and went to their Huron missions at Georgian Bay. On his return to Quebec in 1641 he served as a soldier in the garrison of that city. In 1645 he was interpreter of Indian languages at Three Rivers and in 1648 commissary-general of the trading station at that place. Elected captain of the militia in 1651, while in command of the place during an interim in 1653 he repelled an Iroquois attack. Owing to his efficient defence he was placed in charge of the city, and retained the position until 1658. In 1661 he was sent to France to represent the needs of the colonies and plead the cause of the inhabitants. On his return to Canada, in 1662, he was reappointed Governor of Three Rivers, an office which he only resigned in 1667 when he withdrew from public affairs to found the seigniorial parish called after his name Boucherville, situated opposite Montreal. He was succeeded in the governorship of Three Rivers by his son-in-law, Ren Gauthier de Varennes, forbear of the discoverer of Western Canada.
In 1664 Pierre Boucher had printed at Paris by the press of Florentin Lambert "L'histoire veritable et naturelle des moeurs et productions du pays de la Nouvelle-France, vulgairement dite le Canada". This work was published in 1849 in "L'Album Canadien", in 1882 at Montreal, and in 1896 in the "Mmoires de la Socit Royale du Canada". An English translation appeared in 1883. Pierre Boucher is considered the best type of a Canadian landed proprietor, filled with piety, rectitude, and honor. At his death he left a numerous posterity. The family is still in existence, and the highest stations are filled by members bearing the names Boucherville, Bruere, Niverville, Grosbois, and Montizambert. Pierre Boucher was the first Canadian colonist to be ennobled by King Louis XIV . His letters of nobility, dated 1661, were renewed in 1707.
Publication information
Written by J. Edmond Roy. Transcribed by Joseph E. O'Connor.
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume II. Published 1907. New York: Robert Appleton Company. Nihil Obstat, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John M. Farley, Archbishop of New York
Bibliography
Registres des insinuations du Conseil superieur de la Nouvelle-France, III, D, 46, DANIEL Grandes familles canadiennes; SULTE, Pierre Boucher et son livre in Royal Society of Canada, Transactions, new series, II, 99 148; LALANDE, La paroisse de Boucherville (1890); ROY, Histoire de la seigneurie de Louzon, I, II,
History
Last edited on Jan 12, 2009 07:11 by Earline
Gaspard Boucher
1599-1662
GASPARD BUTCHER Carpenter like his father Jacques Butcher, and wire of Francoise Paigné, Gaspard Boucher was born about 1598, originating in the parish of Loisé in Mortagne to the Pole. At the age of approximately twenty years, Gaspard marries about 1619 with Mamers, Nicole Lemère, girl of unknown father and Marie Castrie her mother. She is originating in the town of Mamers, in évêché Mans, in Maine. In fourteen years, the young woman has eight children, all born in Mortagne. The couple lives in the parish of Our-Lady, in Mortagne, when it is let allure by the project of Robert Giffard. In spring of 1635 the great departure of the family takes place, towards News-France, Quebec of today. On their arrival, accomodated by Champlain at the height Saint-Louis, the family is established in the seigniory Our-Lady-of-Angels where the father is engaged by the Jesuits. Their son, Pierre Boucher, who does not have any bond in this genealogy, but deserves some lines, the following year, becomes the pupil of the Jesuits, accompanies them in their missions, learns the Huron language and becomes later, governor of the Three-Rivers then, lord of Boucherville. That which creates the bond, is Marguerite Boucher, the seventh child of the couple, baptized on July 28, 1631, with Our-Lady of Mortagne, with the Pole, of the current department of the Flowering ash, becomes the wife on December 25, 1645, of the ancestor All Saints' day Toupin, said Bélair, born about 1616, of unknown origin. He is a Master of boat and regularly transports men and luggage between Quebec and Montreal, then has a ground in the suburbs of Three-Rivers. March 21, 1646, the ancestor Gaspard Butcher, becomes dealer of a ground of 24 arpents to the Three-Rivers. And, after 1662, one intends any more to speak, neither of Nicole Lemère, nor of Gaspard Boucher, which one does not know where, when and how they died. The historians agree to saying that about 1668, the house burned with said Gaspard and his wife. Their blood runs today in the veins of the descendants which we are.
Pioneers of New France
1635 , New France
Gaspard first made a trip to New France in 1633/34. Then in 1635 Gaspard and his wife Nicole took their whole family to the new world. Their youngest daughter, Madeleine, was born during the crossing. At the age of 15, Pierre, Gaspard and Nicole's oldest son explored all parts of New France with the Jesuit missionaries. All the new settlers had to be of French Catholic religion to be selected by the French government as settlers of the new land. During these voyages of exploration, Pierre learned the languages of the Huron, Montagnais, Iroquois and Algonquin, and thus became able to act as an Interpretor. Because he was competent, honest and brave, the Governor of the colony gave him many responsilities.
In 1644, at the age of 22, Pierre settled in Trois Rivieres and in 1653 he became of the governor of that city. In 1535 Jacques Cartier noticed a river with six small islands that seemed to divide the water into three streams. He called it the riviere de fouys. It later took the name of riviere St. Maurice. It is the appearance of the river that imposes itself with the name of the station built at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and St. Maurice rivers: Trois Rivieres. Samuel Champlain had a fort built here and a trading post around 1634. For a long time this region held sway as the most advantageous for the activity of trappers and fur traders. In 1667 Pierre resigned his post as Governor of Trois Rivieres and founded Boucherville where he died April 19, 1717 at the age of 95.
Pierre married twice, first to Marie Ouebadinskoue, a Huron native; their marriage was childless. He married second to Jeanne Crevier in 1652 and they had 15 children.
For more information on this pioneer family please see the website of www.civilization.ca which has a virtual museum of New France and stories written of pioneer families.
Marriage Contract
1645 , Acadia
In 1645, Toussaint Toupin & Marguerite Boucher, age 14 years and 5 months, passed a marriage contract by private treaty on December 25th at Trois-Rivieres according to the newespaper of the Jesuits. Her father, Gaspard, then promised to give 200 pounds and "other" effects to his daughter.

Sources == Burial / Source PRDH Mother's Name Source: PRDH Marriage Source: Mariage PRDH Baptism Source:PRDH Birth Source: FICHIER ORIGINE PRDH http://www.nosorigines.qc.ca/GenealogieQuebec.aspx?genealogy=Gaspard_Boucher&pid=775&lng=en&partID=10895 FamilySearch Elmer Leonard Hauser Genealogy William Howard Hauser Genealogy

  • Gaspard Boucher: Image of signature [30]
  • Trois-Rivieres 1st land concessions Cap de la Madeleine-PLAT: Image of Plot Plan with names of landholders [31]
  • Fichier Origine Gaspard Boucher: Image of Record No. 240483 [32]
  • 1599_Gaspard_Boucher_individual_PRDH: Image of PRDH No. 2988 [33]
  • 1622_GaspardBoucher_NicoleLemaire_family_PRDH: Image of PRDH Record 91 [34]
  • Boucher Family, RogerEdwardRoy originally shared this to Philomene STERLING/Dubois Branch: Roy Family Tree (Includes Charron), 27 Nov 2012, [35]
  • FRance Quebec les colons 91, Histoire des Canadiens-Francais pg 9, BESSYANDERSON originally shared this to QUINTAL CECILIA, 17 Jan 2013 [36]
  • Premier arrivants liste et histoire LALEMENT Jesuite: Image of webpage, BESSYANDERSON originally shared this to QUINTAL CECILIA, 17 Jan 2013, [37]
  • Premiers colons Quebec (Hebert): Image of monument tablet, [38]
  • 1619 Gaspard Boucher et Nicole Lemaine v1 p71, Image of Tanguay Excerpt [39]
  • BOUCHER Gaspard [40]
  • Gaspard Boucher [41]
  • Important Quebec Colonists [42]
  • Gaspard Boucher [43]
  • Gaspard Boucher (1599- between 1662 and 1666) parents and.., pg=32817&pgpl=pid
  • Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, early years. Source: Excerpts From a "Book on Life in New France", Published by Pierre Boucher. [44]
  • Boucher History [45]
  • Pioneers of New France [46]
  • Gaspard Boucher [47]
  • The Founding of Boucherville, Canada [48]
  • Percheron Immigration [49]
  • Ancestry Family Trees [50]
  • Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s-1900s [51]
  • Family Data Collection - Births [52]
  • Family Data Collection - Deaths [53]
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records [54]
  • Family Data Collection - Marriages [55]
  • Millennium File [56]
  • Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 [57]
  • U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s [58]
  • More evidence of Mother as Francoise Paigne [59]







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On November 14, 2014 at 02:05GMT Claude Lambert wrote:

Two copyrighted PRDH screenshots deleted.

On April 4, 2014 at 02:12GMT Diane Depatie wrote:

I also note that there are 9 children listed. By all records they had only 8.

Charles 1620, Antoinnette 1621, Pierre 1622, Nicolas 1625, Charles 1627, Marie 1629, Marguerite 1631, Madeleine 1634 all born in MortagneauPerche before they left France. As per GDFQ p136, OFC p 150

On April 4, 2014 at 02:03GMT Diane Depatie wrote:

I have Gaspard Boucher 1599-1662 born of Jacques Jean Boucher 1547-1611 & Francoise Paigne 1543-1611 mar before 1570. Their parents are cited as:

i. for Jacques Jean: Jean-Baptiste (Jean) Boucher 1522-1611 & Jeanne (Jehanne) Mercier 1530-. Followed by Jehan Boucher III (1495-1569) & Jehanne Bournier 1495-1560 then Jehan Boucher II 1495 -1569 & Alice Halsam 1475-1542 then Jehan Boucher I 1450-1540 & Marie Serre 1483-1540 then to Earl (Jean) Boucher 1430-1530.

For Jeanne Mercier it would be Jean Mercier 1485-156 & Etiennette Leblond 1485-1557 I could go on forever. I do not see a Roussin anywhere. What am I missing?

On January 31, 2014 at 03:05GMT Gaston Tardif wrote:

I checked with 2 other sources and Lianne, your are correct for Jacques Boucher and Françoise Paingé. However!!!

Gaspard's grand-parents were Jean Boucher and Jeanne Mercier.

Jean Boucher and Françoise Roussin would have married in 1540!!! Not connected this way.

On January 28, 2014 at 12:27GMT Al Wopshall wrote:

I agree with Lianne's change.

On January 28, 2014 at 05:17GMT Lianne Lavoie wrote:

The parents attached to this profile don't match the parents named in the biography, which comes from Fichier Origine. The parents in Fichier are Jacques Boucher and Françoise Paigné. If those are the correct parents, then the ones currently connected to this profile (Jean Boucher and Francoise Roussin) are actually Gaspard's grandparents.

Can anyone clarify? If there are no objections, I will change the parents to the ones from Fichier.



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