Cullen, Carroll, McClements, Power, Turner, Joanis, Quevillon, Audet-Lapointe, Morse, Doray Genealogy Database

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This researcher thanks relatives and other researchers for their contributions and acknowledges his father, the late John Anthony Lawrence Cullen, for his early Cullen family research, and his cousin, the late Marjory Waters, for her extensive research and publication on the Holden Turner family. The author has published “The Cullens of Templeton”, and "A Melding of Cultures, Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Vol 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneeers"

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  • ID: I6315
  • Name: Jean NICOLET
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1598 in Cherbourg, Normandy, France
  • Death: 27 OCT 1642 in Quebec
  • Note:
    The first Frenchman known to have Métis offspring. He arrived in Quebec in 1618 and was employed as a clerk and trained as an interpreter by the Company of Merchants, the fur-trading monopoly owned by French noblemen.His informal or country marriage to a Nipissing woman resulted in the birth in 1628 of a daughter, Madeleine or Euphrosine Nicolet. Jean Nicolet returned to the Company in Quebec in 1633 with Madeleine. Madeleine married Jean Leblanc in 1643 and Elie Dussault dit Lafleur in 1663. Both marriages resulted in generations of descendants in Canada and the United States that continue today.

    Nicolet drowned in 1642 near Sillery on his way from Quebec to Trois Rivieres.

    Marriage 1 Unknown Nipissing NATIVE b: ABT 1610
      1. Has Children Ephrosine Madeleine NICOLET b: ABT 1627 in Quebec

      Marriage 2 Marguerite COUILLARD b: 10 AUG 1626 in Quebec, Quebec
      • Married: 7 OCT 1637 in Quebec, Quebec

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