Catherine Guichelin / Guisselin (c.1653 - 1733)

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Nicknames: "Catherine Guichelin", "Catherine Guisselin"
Birthplace: Notre-Dame de Laon, Ile de France, France
Death: Died
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About Catherine Guichelin / Guisselin

The idea that the filles du roi were prostitutes has been an insidious rumor ever since the inception of the program in the 17th century. However, out of nearly 800 filles du roi, only one, Catherine Guichelin, was charged with prostitution while living in Canada, abandoned by her husband. She appeared before the Sovereign Council of New France under the charge of carrying out "a scandalous life and prostitution" on 19 August 1675. Her two children were 'adopted' by friends, and she was banished from Quebec City. She was reported to have turned to prostitution after her husband, Nicholas Buteau, abandoned the family and returned to France. She later gave birth to many children out of wedlock. Guichelin had at least two marriage contracts cancelled. She also wed twice more after returning to Sorel, Quebec, then Montreal, Quebec.

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Elle comparaît devant le Conseil Souverain sous l'accusation de mener une vie scandaleuse et de s'être prostituée le 19-8-1675

Mariage annulé Ct 02-02-1697 Roger avec François Pagé

Mariage annulé Ct 22-05-1703 Chambalon avec François Olivier, veuf Geneviève Salois

ENFANTS NATURELS: 1. (Père inconnu) Pierre Buteau baptisé le 10-1-1677 Québec marié en 1703 avec Elisabeth Chevaudier

2. (Père François Turbot): Jean-François (Tubot) né le 12 et baptisé à Neuville le 13-06-1679 Québec

3. (Père Jean-Guy Vacher) marié avec Marguerite Benoit: Marie née le 30-11-1681, baptisée le 27-12-1681 à Sorel mariée en 1713 avec Jacques LaBossée

4. (Père inconnu): Marie-Jeanne née le 22-6-1686 à Lavaltrie et baptisée le 24-6-1686 Contrecoeur

5. (père inconnu): Marie-Agathe (Buteau) née le 18 et baptisée le 19-9-1687 à Neuville, mariée en 1706 avec François Judic, remariée en 1708 avec Charles Tissiau Source: René Jetté http://www.nosorigines.qc.ca/GenealogieQuebec.aspx?genealogie=Catherine_Guichelin&pid=26174&lng=fr&partID=26173

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Catherine Guichelin / Guisselin's Timeline

1653
1653
Notre-Dame de Laon, Ile de France, France
1672
February 23, 1672
Age 19
Québec, Quebec, Canada
1679
June 12, 1679
Age 26
Neuville, Portneuf Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
1681
November 30, 1681
Age 28
1687
September 18, 1687
Age 34
Neuville, Portneuf Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Canada
1733
December 6, 1733
Age 80
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