Catherine Guyard (1639 - 1703)

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Birthplace: St-Laurent, V. et Archev. Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris), France
Death: Died in QC, MONTREAL, CANADA
Occupation: KING DAUGERS 1665 / WIFE /MOTHER
Managed by: Maud Marie-Anita Bérubé
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About Catherine Guyard

Catherine Guyard is known in French as one of the "fille du roi", agreed to travel to the new settlements in North America and marry a settler there in exchange for a 50 pound dowry from the French King. Of the nearly 1000 women who undertook the journey, about 800 made it to Canada.

They made contracts of marriage with the men who had originally settled the New World and usually married within a few days or weeks of the contract signing. Often the women broke the contracts, only to remake them or

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Catherine Guyard's Timeline

1639
December 31, 1639
St-Laurent, V. et Archev. Paris, Ile-de-France (Paris), France
1643
September 1, 1643
- June 30, 1653
Age 3
France
1665
November 24, 1665
Age 25
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
1666
December 24, 1666
Age 26
MONTREAL, QC, CANADA
1668
January 2, 1668
Age 28
MONTREAL, QC, CANADA
1671
August 6, 1671
Age 31
MONTREAL, QC, CANADA
1674
September 8, 1674
Age 34
QC, CANADA, MONTREAL
1678
April 6, 1678
Age 38
MONTREAL, QC, CANADA
1703
July 23, 1703
Age 63
QC, MONTREAL, CANADA
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