Pierre (Richer) Richer dit Laflèche
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Pierre (Richer) Richer dit Laflèche (abt. 1645 - 1722)

Pierre Richer dit Laflèche formerly Richer aka Laflèche
Born about in Thouarcé, Anjou, Francemap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 5 Oct 1671 in Notre-Dame de Québec, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 77 in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Pierre (Richer) Richer dit Laflèche migrated from France to New France.
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PIERRE RICHER dit LAFLÈCHE Status : Immigrant

Birth : Vers 1647 st-pierre de thouarce, ev. angers, anjou (ar. angers, maine-et-loire)
First marriage 1671 Québec (Notre-Dame de Québec) with MARIE DOROTHEE BRASSARD[1]
ID for Carignan-Salières Regiment
Pierre (Richer) Richer dit Laflèche
était membre du Régiment Carignan-Salières 1665-1668
Drapeau identifiant les profils du Canada, Nouvelle-France
Pierre (Richer) Richer dit Laflèche a vécu
au Canada, Nouvelle-France.

He first appeared in records in the colony on 22 Aug 1667 at a marriage in Québec city:

22 Août 1667 Cité à Québec, au mariage de Jean Baune dit Lafranchise avec Marie Madeleine Bourgery[2]


He was resident of Petite-Rivière when he married in 1671[3]


Contrat de mariage de Pierre Richer et Dorothée Brassard (5 septembre 1671). Vol II pg 140 Notaire Pierre Duquet[4]

Pierre Richer dit Laflèche & Dorothée Brassard
5 Oct 1671
Notre-Dame de Québec[5]

Known children/Enfants connus

  1. Étiennette, b 17 Jul 1673 Petite-Rivière, bapt 18th Québec (ND)
  2. Catherine, b 1 Jul 1674 Petite-Rivière, bapt 2nd Québec (ND); married Joseph Pinot 12 Oct 1693 Batiscan
  3. Marie Thérèse, b 5 May 1676 Rivière St-Charles, bapt 6 May Québec (ND); married Jacques Grignon 12 Feb 1692 Batiscan
  4. Pierre, b & bapt 17 Jan 1680 Batiscan; married Marguerite Hubert 12 Oct 1716 Notre-Dame de Québec
  5. Christine, b 3 May 1682, bapt 5 May Champlain; died 1 Sept 1688, buried 2nd Batiscan at 6
  6. Michel, b & bapt 13 Feb 1686 Batiscan; died 21 Feb 1727, buried 23rd Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade at 42
  7. Jean Baptiste, b 10 Dec 1688, bapt 11 Dec Batiscan
  8. Marguerite, b 23 May 1691, bapt 24th Batiscan; married Charles Richard 7 Mar 1709 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade
  9. Marie Josephe, b & bapt 3 Aug 1693 Batiscan; married Michel Frenet 20 Aug 1714 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade
  10. Marie Thérèse, b 7 Dec 1693, bapt 8th Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade; married Jean Baptiste Oude (Houde) 7 Jan 1722 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade
  11. Antoine, b & bapt 22 May 1698 Batiscan
  12. Marie Anne, b & bapt 14 Apr 1700 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade; married Simon Lemay 14 Aug 1719 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade[6]

Recensement 1681 Census

Batiscan: Pierre Richer 34 ; Dorothée Brassard, sa femme, 24 ; enfants : Catherine 7, Marie 5, Pierre 2 ; 1 fusil ; 8 arpents en valeur.[7]


Occupation: Tailleur

Death & Burial

Date: 17 MAY 1722
Place: Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade[8][9]
He is given the age of around 77 years. Note: someone had entered his death date as May 3rd. That is actually the date of the baptism which precedes his funeral in the register. His death is not noted as being other than the date of his funeral on the record.

Notarial acts/actes de notaires

Notaire Gilles Rageot[4]

Vol III pg 216: Transaction et accord entre Pierre Richer et Claude Chasle (18 avril 1668). (N° 268.)

Vol III pg 239: Concession des RR. PP. Jésuites à Pierre Richer dit LaFlèche (15 janvier 1671). (N° 541.)

Notaire Romain Becquet[4]

Vol III pg 96: Bail de Louise de Mouçeaux, femme et procuratrice de Pierre Pelerin de St-Aniand, à Nicolas Barbotain dit Latouche et Pierre Richer d. Laflèche (25 novembre 1672).

Notaire Bénigne Basset[4]

Vol I pg 245: Bail à ferme par Pierre Richer à Jullien Bihau (1er août 1676).

Vol I pg 258 :Quittance de Jean Hynard à Pierre Richer (17 octobre 1683).


  1. PRDH: Research Programme in Historical Demography (free): Pionnier: 65399 Pionniers PRDH
  2. témoin witness mariage 1667
  3. wikipedia
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 BanQ Notarial acts index
  5. Marriage IGD
  6. Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1997 IGD
  7. Wikisource Recensement 1681 Census selon Benjamin Sulte
  8. copy funeral record IGD
  9. Original funeral record FS


This person was created through the import of 104-B.ged on 12 September 2010.

WikiTree profile Richer-80 created through the import of hemingway.ged on Nov 30, 2011 by Stephen Hemingway.

WikiTree profile Richer dit Laflèche-1 created through the import of For WikiTree 3.ged on Nov 7, 2012 by Paul Shenton.

Richer Laflèche-2 was created by Danielle Liard through the import of GED Judith tellier-Lafortune.GED on Aug 23, 2014.

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Richer-338 and Richer-21 appear to represent the same person because: same birth place, same wife, same death date and place
posted by Susie Humbeutel
Richer Laflèche-2 and Richer-21 appear to represent the same person because: same person, spouse etc
posted by Danielle Liard