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Urbain Baudreau (1623 - 1695)

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Urbain Baudreau aka (dit) Graveline
Born in St-Lambert de Clermont, Maine, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married in Montréal (Notre-Dame), Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Categories: Grande Recrue | French Immigrants to New France | Canada, Nouvelle-France | Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-France.

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Birth : Vers 1631 st-lambert de clermont (auj. clermont-creans), ev. le mans, maine (ar. la fleche, sarthe)
First marriage 1664 Montréal with MATHURINE JUILLET[1]

Urbain Baudreau dit Graveline was born in 1631 France.

Urbain was one of the recruits sent to populate the colony of Ville-Marie in Canada. He came to Montreal in 1653 where he had a five year contract to colonize the area and fight the Iroquois. After his contract was up he and many others returned to France.

He then returned to Montreal in July 1659 and in 1664 married Mathurine Juillet daughter of Blaise Juillet and Marie Antoinette de Liercourt. They had eight children.


Urbain & Mathurine Juillet ; October 20, 1664; Notre-Dame de Montréal, Canada [2]

Children, all born in Montréal (marriages in Montréal unless otherwise noted)

1-Gabriel Baudreau born & bapt. July 25 1666; married Catherine Fortier 15 Aug 1701
2-Marie Baudreau born & bapt. December 8, 1668; married Pierre Ducharne 22 Nov 1689
3-Jean Baptiste Baudreau born & bapt. May 18, 1671
4-Élisabeth Baudreau (aka Isabelle) born & bapt. May 3, 1673; married Jacques Richard 3 Sept 1696; remarried 24 May 1717 in Rivière-des-Prairies with widower Toussaint Hunault
5-Marie Anne Baudreau born & bapt. August 29, 1675; married Guillaume Baudoin 11 Nov 1697
6-Paul Baudreau born May 18, 1682, bapt. 19th; married Marie Texier (Tessier) 20 Feb 1708
7-Marie Madeleine Baudreau born & bapt. June 9, 1686; married Pierre Gagnier 21 Nov 1712
8-Jean Baudreau (dit Graveline) born & bapt. June 13, 1690; married Françoise Bazinet 7 Jan 1715 Pointe-aux-Trembles (Françoise died 10 Jul 1740 in St-Ours, aged c 51); remarried with widow Madeleine Babin 25 Sept 1740 in Contrecoeur. (Madeleine died 31 Mar 1784 in Contrecoeur, aged c 88); Jean died 16 May 1755 in St-Ours, aged c 68.[2]

Urbain died in 1695, being buried the next day.[2]

Marriage between Urbain Graveline and Mathurine Juillet October 20, 1664. On October 20, 1664, was performed and solemnized the marriage of Urbain Baudreau, trustee for the inhabitants, son of the deceased Jean Baudreau and Marie Chauveau, his father and mother, and Mathurine Juillet, daughter of the deceased Blaize Juillet, resident of this place and of Antoinette de Liercourt, both of this parish. The three banns having been previously published without opposition. The marriage was performed in the presence of Hugues Picard, step-father of the bride, Antoinette de Liercourt, her mother, of Zacharie de Puy, major of the garrison, of Charles d'Ailleboust, Sieur des Musseaux, and many common friends of the parties. The said bride, her step-father and her mother declare not knowing how to write or sign concerning this matter.[3][2]

The 28th day of January, 1695, there died in the communion of our Holy Mother Church Urbain Bodreau dit Graveline; aged seventy-two or more, whose body was interred in the cemetery adjoining the Church of this parish on the 29th of said month. He had made his confession to me, the undersigned curate of this parish, and received from my hands the sacraments of Holy Eucharist and Extreme Unction. The witnesses were Michel Barthelemy, priest, and Pierre Chantereau, who declared he could not sign when queried following the ordinance. The above assisted at the interment. Signed: M. Caille, vicar[4][2]


  • [2] Memories Quebec
  • [3] Genealogies Quebec
  1. [1] Pionnier
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1997 - Drouin

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