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Francois Davignon (abt. 1686 - 1761)

Francois Davignon aka dit Beauregard
Born about in Francemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 24 May 1719 in Chambly (Saint-Joseph), Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 75 in Chambly, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Drapeau identifiant les profils du Canada, Nouvelle-France
Francois Davignon a vécu
au Canada, Nouvelle-France.
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Francois Davignon migrated from France to New France.
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François was born about 1686.[1]


  • Marriage : May 24 1719 --- François Davignon and Magdeleine Mayot
  • François is the son of (Not Mentioned)
  • Magdeleine is the daughter of Jean Mayot and Françoise Coulons
  • Witnesses : No Mention
  • One nine month old child legitimized at wedding. (The child is Catherine)
  • Priest : Antoine Delino
  • Saint-Joseph de Chambly, Nouvelle France


  1. François Davignon dit Beauregard --- (1721-1796)
  2. Jean Baptiste Davignon dit Beauregard --- (1723-1794)
  3. Marie Agathe Davignon dite Beauregard --- (? -1801)
  4. Étienne Davignon dit Beauregard … (1728-1751)
  5. André Davignon dit Beauregard …(1730-1753)
  6. Michelle Françoise Davignon dite Beauregard --- (1734-1734)
  7. Alexis Davignon dit Beauregard --- (1736-1767)
  8. Marguerite Davignon dite Beauregard --- (1738-1813
  9. Marie Françoise Davignon dite Beauregard --- (1741-?)


  • Burial : August 30, 1761 --- François Davignon dit Beauregard
  • Death : No Mention
  • Present : Joseph Dubuc, Denis Laporte, Michel Laroque, François Provost
  • Priest : Carpentier
  • Saint-Joseph de Chambly, Nouvelle France

Research Note

  1. No fichierorigine record.
  2. Spelling of Davignon difference : D'Avignon, d'avignon
  3. Spelling of dit-name Beauregard mispelled as Borgard
  4. Name and dit-name often interchanged in records
  5. A Francois Davignon Borgard died in 1761 but does not name Marie Madeleine as a spouse (no spouse mentioned and no parents mentioned).[4]
  6. Not mentioned in the list of children, Catherine born in 1718 before their wedding. Legitimized at the marriage.


  1. PRDH: Research Programme in Historical Demography (free): Pionnier: 24717
  2. Mariage Québec/C/Chambly/Chambly (St-Joseph)/1710/1719/ © Fonds Drouin /Marriage of François Davignon and Magdeleine Mayot
  3. PRDH: Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique (membership): Individu: 24717 /Children of François Davignon dit Beauregard and Marie Magdelaine Maillot
  4. 4.0 4.1 Funeral Québec/C/Chambly/Chambly (St-Joseph)/1760/1761/ © Fonds Drouin /Burial of François Davignon Beauregard

See also:

  • PRDH: Research Programme in Historical Demography (membership): union: 13733 University of Montreal, Programme de Recherche en Démographie Historique (PRDH) (paid subscription required)
  • Rev Christian Denissen, Genealogy of the French Families of the Detroit River Region (GFFDRR), 1987, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, page 74 #1.

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Davignon-29 and Davignon-8 do not represent the same person because: different spouses, different dod
posted by Aline Barbeau
Hello, My name is Nellie Moore and I am tracing the Davino Davignon family tree looking for my ancestors on my paternal side. My fathers father. In particular I'd like to compare my Ancestry DNA with anyone else in the Davino line to see where and how we match. My Gedmatch is A562038 and I have loaded it here to WikiTree. Thank you!
posted by Nellie (Russell) Moore

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