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René d'Amours de Clignancourt

Male 1660 - Aft 1710  (50 years)


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  • Name René d'Amours de Clignancourt  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 9 Aug 1660  Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 9 Aug 1660  Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1666  Âgé de 6 ans chez ses parents à Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Property 20 Sep 1684 
    Concession de la seigneurie de Médoctec (Meductic) à Grand Sault (Grand Falls) sur la rivière Saint-Jean en Acadie 
    Census 1686  Rivière St-Jean: Le sieur René d'Amours de Clignancourt Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1689 
    Écuyer à Québec, sieur de Clignancourt 
    Property 6 Mar 1690 
    Concession de Médoctec sur la rivière Saint-Jean en Acadie ratifiée par une délibération du Conseil Souverain 
    Census 1693  Âgé de 31 ans sur la rivière St-Jean, sa femme, son fils René, 2 arpents et 1 fusil Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1696  Aucpac (Cleoncoré) sur la rivière Saint-Jean (Eccles Island) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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 
    Census 1698  Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Aft 13 Nov 1710 
    Person ID I5181  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 Charlotte Françoise Le Gardeur de Tilly,   b. 8 Oct 1670, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1706, St-François-de-Sales (Île-Jésus), Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Marriage Contract 7 Oct 1689  Notaire François Genaple de Bellefonds Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 Oct 1689  Québec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. René d'Amours,   b. 1691, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1702, Port Royal, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     2. Joseph Alexis d'Amours,   b. 1693, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728, Saint-Domingue (Haïti), Antilles Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. Marie Judith d'Amours,   b. 1696, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1722  (Age 26 years)
     4. Marie Angélique d'Amours,   b. 1697, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1749, Montréal, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     5. Louis Mathieu d'Amours,   b. 1699, Rivière Saint-Jean, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1753, Montréal, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Geneviève d'Amours,   b. 17 Oct 1704, St-Antoine-de-Tilly, Lotbinière, Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1730, Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     7. Marie Renée d'Amours,   b. 23 Oct 1705, St-François-de-Sales (Île-Jésus), Qc. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2655  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, 369 & Vol. 3, pp. 227-228.

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

    4. [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.

    5. [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, pp. 135 & 544.
      1711 : S'empare du bâtiment de René Leblanc aux Mines (20 tx) pour le service du Roi (avec Bernard-Anselme de Saint-Castin moyennant la somme de 300 livres s'il venait à se perdre ou être pris par les ennemis de Sa Majesté).

    6. [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 & Tome 2, p. 718.
      Dictionnaire général de biographie, histoire, littérature, agriculture, commerce, industrie et des arts, sciences, moeurs, coutumes, institutions politiques et religieuses du Canada.

    7. [S643] Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB/DBC), (University of Toronto Press & Les Presses de l'université Laval, 1966, 1969, 1974, 1979 & 1982), Volume II, p. 167.
      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.

    8. [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, 92-94, 154 & Part III, pp. 171-172.
      (Letters, Journals and Memoirs of Joseph Robineau de Villebon, Commandant in Acadia, 1690-1700, and other contemporary documents). 'The Sr. de Clignancourt, a third brother, has a grant from the Rapids of the Meductic to the Grand Falls of the Saint John River, forty leagues at least on both sides of the river, with a depth of three leagues.' (Letter from Joseph Robineau de Villebon to Minister Jérôme Phélypeaux de Pontchartrain dated 1 October 1695).