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Marie Hus

Female Bef 1642 - 1716  (> 74 years)


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  • Name Marie Hus  [1, 2
    Born Bef 1 Jun 1642  [3
    Gender Female 
    Baptised 1 Jun 1642  Calvinist church of Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 19 Oct 1716  Hôtel-Dieu, Québec City, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I31830  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2021 

    Father Marc Hué 
    Mother Marie Crespin 
    Married 18 Oct 1633  Calvinist church of Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F6999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jean Boismé,   b. Between 1640 and 1641, Saint-Porchaire, Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1703  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1668  Québec City, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Madeleine Boismé,   b. 1 May 1676,   d. Bef 17 Jan 1703  (Age < 26 years)
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F18933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Or Hue.

      She was a fille du rois, a "daughter of the king." By 1660 or so it had become apparent that the fledgling North American colony of New France was badly short of marriageable women. To ameliorate this, between 1663 and 1673 the French government recruited respectable young women of limited prospects and, after vetting them for suitability, provided each of them with a small dowry, a chest of clothes, and one-way passage to Quebec. The approximately 800 women who made this journey became known as the "filles du roi", the "daughters of the King." Millions of modern French-Canadians can trace their descent from them, quite often from several.

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s, from Gale Research, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S5171] Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890, on ancestry.com.

    3. [S38] Genealogy of the French in North America, by Denis Beauregard. Complete version, 2021.