Anne Perrault1647 - 1688 (40 years)
Name Anne Perrault Birth 17 Nov 1647 Paris, France  Baptism Sainte-Sulpice, Paris, France  Gender Female Death 29 Jun 1688  Burial 30 Jun 1688 Saint-Jean, Île d'Orléans, Québec  Person ID I5567 Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH Last Modified 21 Mar 2021
Father Jean Perrault, b. France d. France Mother Jean Valta, b. France d. France Marriage Bef 1647 Paris, France  Family ID F5713 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Pierre Blais, b. Abt 1641, Deux-Sevres, France d. 16 Feb 1700 (Age ~ 59 years) Marriage 12 Oct 1669 Sainte-Famille, Île-d'Orléans, Québec  Children + 1. Jacques Blais, b. 6 Apr 1682 d. Bef 24 Dec 1759 (Age < 77 years) Family ID F18811 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 15 Dec 2014
- 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.