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Mathieu d'Amours de Freneuse

Male 1657 - 1696  (38 years)


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  • Name Mathieu d'Amours de Freneuse  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Born 14 Mar 1657  Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 Mar 1657  Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1666  Âgé de 10 ans chez ses parents à Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education 1677 
    Séminaire de Québec (jusqu'en 1680) 
    Property 1684 
    Concession de la seigneurie de Nashwaak sur la rivière Saint-Jean en Acadie 
    Census 1686  Rivière St-Jean: Le sieur d'Amours de Freneuse, 28 ans, Louise Guyon, sa femme Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 1686 
    Développèrent "la seigneurie la mieux cultivé sur la rivière et construisirent une scierie." 
    Property 1686 
    Seigneurie qui incorporait les paroisses actuelles de Maugerville, Sheffield (où le manoir était situé) et de Canning 
    Occupation 24 May 1689 
    Conseiller au Conseil souverain (substitut de son père) 
    Census 1693  Âgé de 38 ans sur la rivière St-Jean, sa femme Louise 29, Jean (domestique) 22 ans Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1693  Possède 11 bestiaux, 8 arpents et 2 fusils Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 1 Mar 1693 
    Concession de Nashwaak sur la rivière Saint-Jean en Acadie confirmée par le roi 
    Died 1696  Nashwaak sur la Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Des blessures reçues pendant l'assaut de John Hathorne 
    Military 18 Oct 1696 
    Se porte à la défense du fort Saint-Joseph de Joseph Robineau Villebon sur la Rivière Saint-Jean contre l'attaque du colonel John Hathorne 
    Occupation Sieur de Fresneuse (Freneuse) 
    Property 19 Oct 1696 
    Sa seigneurie fut entièrement saccagée par les troupes du colonel John Hathorne 
    Person ID I5109  Godbout
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

    Father Mathieu d'Amours,   b. Abt 1618, Saint-Paul de Paris, Île-de-France (Seine), France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1695, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Mother Marie Marguerite Marsolet,   b. 22 Feb 1638, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1711, Montréal, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage Contract 16 Mar 1652  Notaire René Gaschet Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Apr 1652  Notre-Dame de Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2608  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louise Guyon,   b. 30 Apr 1668, Château-Richer, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 10 Jun 1711, La Rochelle, Aunis (Charente-Maritime), France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Marriage Contract 18 Aug 1686  Notaire François Genaple de Bellefonds Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Oct 1686  Québec - cérémonie double unissant la soeur de Louise (Marguerite) avec le frère de Mathieu (Louis) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Pierre Joseph d'Amours,   b. Abt 1687, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1737, Île-d'Anticosti, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     2. Louis d'Amours,   b. Abt 1689, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1759, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     3. Mathieu François d'Amours,   b. 7 Aug 1692, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, La Rochelle, Aunis (Charente-Maritime), France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Nicolas d'Amours,   b. Abt 1695, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jean d'Amours,   b. Abt 1696, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2611  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Programme de recherche en démographie historique (PRDH), Université de Montréal.

    2. [S3] Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes, Cyprien Tanguay, (Éditions Eusèbe Sénécal, Montréal, 1871-1890), none., Volume 1, pp. 154, 294 & Vol. 3, pp. 227-228.

    3. [S16] Dictionnaire généalogique des familles du Québec - des origines à 1730, René Jetté, (Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, Montréal, 1983 & l'édition PRDH, Gaëtan Morin éditeur, 2003), none., 300.

    4. [S94] Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes, Stephen A. White, (Centre d'études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999), 454.

    5. [S119] Histoire et Généalogie des Acadiens, Bona Arsenault, (Les Éditions Leméac, Montréal, © Ottawa, 1978), 1627-1628.

    6. [S34] Collection de Manuscrits (lettres, mémoires et documents historiques) relatifs à la Nouvelle-France, Jean Blanchet, (Édités sous les hospices de la Législature de Québec, Imprimerie A. Côté et Cie., Québec, 1884), Volume II, p. 135.

    7. [S644] Dictionnaire général du Canada, Louis Le Jeune, (Université d'Ottawa, Canada; Imprimé en France, Firmin-Didot et Cie., Mesnil, Eure, 1931), Tome 1, pp. 464-465.
      Dictionnaire général de biographie, histoire, littérature, agriculture, commerce, industrie et des arts, sciences, moeurs, coutumes, institutions politiques et religieuses du Canada.

    8. [S643] Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB/DBC), (University of Toronto Press & Les Presses de l'université Laval, 1966, 1969, 1974, 1979 & 1982), Volume I, pp. 245-246 & Vol. III, p. 681.
      Also History of the great fire in Saint John, Russell H. Conwell, published by B. B. Russell, Boston, 1877, p. 87: Notwithstanding the rank and official position of their father, at an early age they (Louis, Mathieu, René and Bernard) took to the woods as 'coureurs de bois,' or outlaws of the bush, and at one time were actually arrested by the governor of Canada for following this employment. Mathieu resided on the east bank of the river (St. John), opposite to the mouth of the Oromocto; and Louis had his habitation at the mouth of the Jemseg. All brothers traded extensively with the Indians of the Saint John River.

    9. [S92] Acadia at the end of the Seventeenth Century, John Clarence Webster, (The New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, N.B., 1934), Part I, pp. 17-18; Part II, pp. 86-87, 154 & Part III, pp. 166, 171-172.
      (Letters, Journals and Memoirs of Joseph Robineau de Villebon, Commandant in Acadia, 1690-1700, and other contemporary documents). 'The Sr. de Freneuse, his brother (of des Chauffours), claims to have all there is between des Chauffours' concession, one league above Jemseg to within a league of the Fort at Nashwaak, seven leagues in extent on both sides of the river and three leagues in depth.' (Letter from Joseph Robineau de Villebon to Minister Jérôme Phélypeaux de Pontchartrain dated 1 October 1695).