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Julien Fortin was baptized on February 9, 1621 in Saint-Cosme-en-Varais, Sarthe, France. Son of Julien and Marie Lavie, he married Geneviève Gamache, daughter of Nicolas and Jacqueline Cadot, on November 11, 1652 in Cap Tourmente. They had 12 children. He settled in Ste-Anne-du-Petit-Cap in 1650 and seven years later, 1657, he partly became seigneur de la Côte-de-Beaupré et de l'Ile d'Orléans. In 1681, he owned 2 rifles, 16 heads of cattle and 20 acres of land. Man of means, generous and very devout, he is the benefactor of Sainte-Anne-du-Petit-Cap and Château-Richer churches. The date of his death is unknown. However, it is estimated circa 1689.
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Louis Fortin-Lagrandeur was born circa 1638 in Écardenville-sur-Eure, Eure, France. Son of Philippe Fortin, a grape grower, and Agnès Londin, he married Catherine Chatillon-Godin, daughter of Pierre and Jeanne Rousselière. From this union were born 6 children. In 1665, he was a soldier in the compagnie sieur Lafredière, régiment de Carignan-Salières when he came to New France on the ship La Paix. In 1667, he lived near Sault-Saint-Louis before he settled in Lachine in 1670. In 1681, he owned 2 heads of cattle and 12 acres of land. He died of a pleuritis on October 5, 1687 and was buried the next day in Lachine.
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François-Xavier Fortin-Plermel was baptised on August 20, 1645 in Ploërmel, Morbihan, France. Son of Marc Fortin and Françoise Guyot-Derves, he married Louise Soumillard, daughter of Orson and Marie Bourgeois, on July 9, 1674 in Montreal. From this union were born 8 children. In 1671, he came to New France as a shoemaker and in 1672, he settled in Saint-Sulpice on Côte de Rivière-des-Prairies. In 1681, he owned 1 rifle, 3 heads of cattle and 12 acres of land. In 1688, he was granted the right to collect, for 10 months only, the poll tax and the rents of Pointe-aux-Trembles and Rivière-des-Praires. He died on July 25, 1690 in Montreal.
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François Fortin-Rosière was baptized on April 25, 1635 in Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, France. Son of François Fortin and Catherine Collemont, he married Marie Jolliet, daughter of Jean and Marie d'Abancourt, on April 6, 1660 in Quebec. From this union was born a daughter. She was born in France. He came here as a surgeon in 1657 and had lived in Côte de Beaupré area. In 1666, sick, he went back to France with his wife. He briefly came back for business. A widow, he entrusts his daughter to Bishop de Laval. He had brough her to New France where she got married on April 30, 1688. François Fortin-Rosière died after his daughter wedding. The date remains unknown.
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Marriages of the family Fortin
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1618Julien FortinMarie Lavis
1652Quebec, QcJulien Fortin-BellefontaineGenevieve Gamache-Lamarre
1660Quebec, QcFrancois FortinMarie Joliet-Jolliet
1669Chateau-Richer, QcPierre GagnonBarbe Fortin
1672Montreal, QcLouis Fortin-LagrandeurCatherine Chatillon-Gaudin
1674Montreal, QcFrancois FortinLouise Somillard
1674Francois Fortin-PlermelLouise Soumillard-Sommeillard
1681Chateau-Richer, QcCharles FortinSaintes Cloutier
1681Chateau-Richer, QcCharles FortinXainte-Sainte Cloutier
1683Sainte-Anne-De-Beaupre, QcNoel GagnonGenevieve Fortin
1688Quebec, QcLouis Couillard-De-L-EspinayMarie Fortin
1689Quebec, QcJacques FortinCatherine Biville
1689Lachine, QcLouis PichardMarie-Madeleine Fortin
1690Sainte-Anne-De-Beaupre, QcPierre LessardBarbe Fortin
1691Chateau-Richer, QcJoseph FortinAgnes Cloutier
1692Montreal, QcPierre Ranger-PaquetMarguerite Fortin
1693Montmagny, QcEustache FortinLouise Cloutier
1697Riviere-Ouelle, QcPierre FortinMarie-Gertrude Hudon
1699Quebec, QcPierre-Francois FromageMarguerite Fortin
1700Lachine, QcJean Chotard-SaintongeMarie-Madeleine Fortin
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Baptisms of the family Fortin
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1731Baie-Saint-Paul, QCJacques FortinM
1732Baie-Saint-Paul, QCGenevieve FortinF
1732Baie-Saint-Paul, QCMarie-Genevieve FortinF
1732Baie-Saint-Paul, QCMadeleine FortinF
1735Baie-Saint-Paul, QCJean-Baptiste FortinM
1735Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCLouis-Francois FortinM
1737Baie-Saint-Paul, QCLouis-Marie FortinM
1738Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCJoseph-Marie FortinM
1740Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCFrancois FortinM
1740Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCJoseph-Francois FortinM
1741Baie-Saint-Paul, QCMarie-Procule FortinF
1748Baie-Saint-Paul, QCJoseph FortinM
1748Baie-Saint-Paul, QCJoseph-Thierry FortinM
1748Baie-Saint-Paul, QCAngelique-Sophie FortinF
1748Baie-Saint-Paul, QCSophie-Angelique FortinF
1748Lachenaie, QCMarianne FortinF
1749Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJean-Charle FortinM
1750Baie-Saint-Paul, QCCharlotte FortinF
1750Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCLouis FortinM
1751Saint-Ours, QCBrigite-Marie FortinF
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Burials of the family Fortin
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Normandin, QCFernande Fortin
1740La-Prairie, QCAnonyme FortinM
1740Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCMarguerite FortinF
1740Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCMarguerite-Genevieve FortinF
1741Saint-Ours, QCJoseph Fortin
1742Saint-Ours, QCMarie-Anne Fortin
1749Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJean-Charles Fortin
1749Lachenaie, QCMarianne Fortin
1751Saint-Ours, QCBrigite Fortin
1751Saint-Ours, QCMadeleine-Marie Fortin
1752Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJean-Baptiste Fortin
1753Lachenaie, QCMarianne Fortin
1757Saint-Ours, QCGabriel Fortin
1759Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCJacques Fortin
1763Saint-Ours, QCMarie-Louise Fortin
1763Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCM.Joseph Fortin
1763Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCMarie-Josephte FortinF
1769Saint-Ours, QCAnonyme Fortin
1769Saint-Ours, QCAnonyme FortinM
1773Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois, QCHelene FortinF
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