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Pioneer of the family Gendron

Nicolas Gendron-Lafontaine was born around 1634 in La Rochelle, France. Son of Pierre Gendron and Marie Renaud, he married Marie-Marthe Hubert, daughter of Toussaint and Catherine Champagne, on February 14th, 1656 in Quebec City. From this union were born six children. This butcher first settled in Quebec and Sainte-Famille, Île d'Orléans. The rape of his wife by a Native American in 1664, is behind a decision of the Sovereign Council, which stated that from that day the Native Americans who commit crimes will be subject to the same penalties as the French. He died January 16, 1671 in Sainte-Famille.
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Origin of name Gendron

Gendron-Lafontaine - Gendron is the short word for son, the husband of the daughter. Lafontaine is a war nickname. This nickname was given to a soldier on his arrival at the regiment. It was then transmitted to descendants. Refers to one who lives near a fountain, or who is from a locality or village with that name.
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Marriages of the family Gendron
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1656Quebec, QcNicolas Gendron-LafontaineMarie-Marthe Hubert
1656Quebec, QcNicolas GendronMarie-Marthe Hubert
1663Chateau-Richer, QcPierre Gendreau-PoussiereJeanne Guernier-Garnier
1664Montreal, QcGuillaume GendronAnne Loiseau
1671Sainte-Anne-De-La-Perade, QcPierre GendrasMarie Charpentier
1679Boucherville, QcRene Poupard-Poupart-LafleurMarie Gendron
1682L'ange-Gardien, QcAndre CassanMarie Gendron
1685Sainte-Famille, QcPierre SylvestreMarie-Marthe Gendron
1686Boucherville, QcAntoine PoudretCatherine Gendron-Larolandiere
1686Sainte-Famille, QcJacques GendronMarie-Anne Charlan
1694Sainte-Anne-De-La-Perade, QcCharles ValleeMarie-Ursule Gendron-Gendras
1694Sainte-Anne-De-La-Perade, QcCharles ValleeMarie-Ursule Gendron-Gendras
1694L'ange-Gardien, QcGabriel Loyer-DesnoyersGenevieve Gendron
1694L'ange-Gardien, QcRene BertrandMarie Gendron
1694Sainte-Famille, QcPierre GendronMarie Tibierge
1696Quebec, QcJean-Baptiste Gendron-GendrasMarie-Anne Prinseau
1696Quebec, QcJean-Baptiste GendronMarie-Anne Primeau
1710Quebec, QcBernard GendronMarie-Anne Morand
1710Batiscan, QcRene GendronMarie-Nicole Lariou
1712L'ange-Gardien, QcJacques GendronMadeleine Trudel
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Baptisms of the family Gendron
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1724Sorel, QCMarie-Madeleine JandronF
1732La-Prairie, QCPierre GendronM
1737La-Prairie, QCCharles GendronM
1766Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCM.Magdeleine GendronF
1767Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJean-Baptiste JeandronM
1767Saint-Henri, QCM.Francoise GendronF
1769Saint-Henri, QCCatherine GendronF
1770Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCJoseph GendronM
1773Saint-Antoine-de-Lavaltrie, QCM.Felicite GendronF
1780Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie, QCAlexis GendronM
1785Champlain, QCPierre GendronM
1787Sorel, QCMarie-Elisabeth GendronF
1787Saint-Ours, QCJosephte-Marie GendronF
1789Champlain, QCM.Marguerite GendronF
1791Saint-Ours, QCAndre GendronM
1791Champlain, QCAlexis GendronM
1793Champlain, QCM.Anne GendronF
1793Saint-Ours, QCMarie GendronF
1795Saint-Henri, QCAmbroise GendronM
1796Saint-Ours, QCJoseph GendronM
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Burials of the family Gendron
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1687Longueuil, QCGuillaume Gendron
1733La-Prairie, QCAngelique GendronF
1736Longueuil, QCMarie Gendron
1770Les-Cedres, QCM.Catherine Gendron
1772Lachenaie, QCGenevieve Gendron
1772Lachenaie, QCGenevieve Gendron-TrudelF
1782Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie, QCAlexis Gendron
1784Saint-Ours, QCJosephe Gendron
1788Sorel, QCMarie-Elisabeth GendronF
1792Saint-Ours, QCAndre Gendron
1798Saint-Joseph-de-Lanoraie, QCM.Joseph Gendron
1802Rimouski, QCPierre GendronM
1802Baie-du-Febvre, QCM.Felicite Gendron
1803Baie-du-Febvre, QCM Gendron
1808Saint-Ours, QCMichel Gendron
1808Saint-Ours, QCMichel Gendron
1808Sorel, QCMarie GendronF
1810Sorel, QCCharles GendronM
1810Saint-Ours, QCClaire-Marie Gendron
1810La-Prairie, QCToussaint GendronM
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