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Abel (Benoit) Benoît dit Laforest (1624 - 1687)

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Abel Benoît dit Laforest formerly Benoit aka Laforest
Born in St-Hermand (auj. Ste-Hermine), Poitou, Francemap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Château-Richer, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ste-Famille, Île d'Orléans, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Jul 2013 | Last significant change: 14 Feb 2018
16:51: Claude Lambert edited the Death Place for Abel (Benoit) Benoît dit Laforest. (POD changed) [Thank Claude for this]
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Categories: Canada, Nouvelle-France | Château-Richer, Canada, Nouvelle-France | Ste-Famille, Île d'Orléans, Canada, Nouvelle-France | French Immigrants to New France.

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Abel (Benoit) Benoît dit Laforest lived
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Abel (Benoit) Benoît dit Laforest migrated from France to New France.
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Abel BENOIT was born in 1624 at Luçon, Eure-et-Loir, Centre, France. He was baptized the same year at Luçon[1] Abel came to Quebec, Canada in 1650 [2] where he married Marthe Pontel 9 NOV 1665 in Montmorency, Quebec, Canada[3][4]

Abel died In Montmorency on 04 DEC 1687 and was buried the same say at Sainte-Famille. [5][6]


Child: Jeanne Benoit
Child: Pierre Benoit
Child: Pierre Abel Benoit
Child: Marie Benoit
Child: Noel Benoit


  • Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1997

  • Source: S45 Title: Ancestry Family Trees (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.) Repository: #R1 Page: Ancestry Family Tree Text:
  • Repository: R1 Name: Address:
  • Source: S53 Title:, U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s ( Operations, Inc) Repository: #R1
  • Source: S78 Title:, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 ( Operations Inc) Repository: #R1
  • Source: S81 Title: Genealogical Research Library, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Genealogy Index, 1600s-1900s ( Operations Inc) Repository: #R1
  • Source: S94 Title:, Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 ( Operations Inc) Repository: #R1
  1. Source: #S94 Page: Volume: Vol. 1 Sect. 1 : A-Hel; Page: 41
  2. Source: #S53 Page: Place: Quebec, Canada; Year: 1650; Page Number: 223
  3. Source: #S81
  4. Source: #S94 Page: Volume: Vol. 1 Sect. 1 : A-Hel; Page: 41
  5. Source: #S94 Page: Volume: Vol. 1 Sect. 1 : A-Hel; Page: 41
  6. Source: #S78


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