Is your surname Barbant?

Research the Barbant family

Marie Barbant's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Marie Barbant

Birthplace: St-Remy-De-Dieppe, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France
Death: Died in Montreal, Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexandre Barbant; Alexandre Barbant-Balan; Marie Lenoble and Marie Barbant-Balan
Wife of Jean Lalonde; Jean de Lalonde dit L'Esperance and Pierre Tabeau dit Lepetitleveille
Mother of Marie-Madeline Daoust; Jean Lalonde; Marie-Madeleine Lalonde; Jean-Baptiste Lalonde; Jean Lalonde and 1 other
Half sister of Jeanne Duval

Occupation: Fille du Roi; Servant of Nicolas Juchereau in 1666 in Beauport, QC, Canada, Les Filles du Roi, survived 1689 Lachine massacre, servant to Nicolas Juchereau, Servante de Nicolas Juchereau, Servante, servante
Managed by: Senja Lopac
Last Updated:

About Marie Barbant


Jean was not to be deterred in his quest for a wife and on September 27, 1669 he signed a marriage contract with Marie Poire from the Seignerie D'Autray. This contract was also annulled. Jean tried again on the 13th of October 1669. This time with Pierrette Vaillant, a fille du roi from Paris. But once again the union did not work and was annulled. Finally on November 14, 1669 in Sorel before notary Antoine Ahdemar, he married Marie Barbant, a fille du roi and native of Sainte-Remi de Dieppe in Rouen, Normandie. She was the daughter of Alexandre Barbant and Marie LeNoble. She also brought with her a dowry of 200 livres.

The Lalondes lived at the Seignery D'Autray where Jean had been working since 1668. On October 22, 1669, just before his marriage to Marie, Jean obtains a plot of land on the Seignerie D'Autray. The Seignerie is located at Lanoraie on the St. Lawrence river just east of Montreal and across the river from Sorel.

On the 15th of January 1671 their first child Jean is born. He dies at a young age though the date is not documented. The following year a daughter Madeleine is born.

Jean, now with a growing family, sells his land at D'Autray and rents a farm at Ile Perrot on July 13, 1674. He is working for Francois Perrot, but this arrangement does not work out well. Francois Perrot is dealing illegally in the fur trade by giving the Indians brandy for their furs. Jean will not be party to this and he leaves Ile Perrot and moves in with Jean Gervaise in Ville Marie.

A second son, Jean-Baptiste, is born on October 10, 1675.

With another child on the way, Jean decides to move back to the west end of the Island of Montreal. On Dec. 10, 1678 he obtains a concession of 120 arpents of land at Baie D'Urfé.

On February 12, 1679, a third son Jean is born. He dies on the 3rd of February 1682. At this time Jean and Marie have two surviving children, Madeleine 9 and Jean-Baptiste 3.

Jean sells his land at Baie D'Urfé and gets a new concession on October 26, 1682 from the Sulpicians of 120 arpents. This new lot in Baie D'Urfé is located at Pointe St. Louis, adjacent to the land reserved for the parish church. This land today runs from Caron Point to the railroad tracks. Present day Baie D'Urfé streets, Westchester, Warwick, Cornwall, Victoria and Surrey run across the property. Dorset runs down the middle of it. At the waterfront the Baie D'Urfé Yacht club occupies it.

In 1682 the area is a mission of the parish of Lachine. Jean is the churchwarden and as there is no church as yet, his home is used by the visiting priest from Lachine for Sunday mass.

On August 21st 1684 Guillaume is born. The baptism certificate at St. Anges de Lachine indicates that he was born at the stroke of midnight. Jean de Lalonde is a warden of the mission du bout de l'Ile which is associated with the Lachine parish. The mission will become the parish of St. Louis de Bout de L'Ile. The godparents are Sieur de Guillaume D'Aoust and Marie Madeleine de L'Ande Guillaume's sister.

The Lalondes now have three children, Madeleine 14, Jean- Baptiste 8 and Guillaume.

In 1685, the parish of St. Louis de L'Haut de L'Ile is opened. In a ceremony the Bishop St. Valliers blesses the chapel and installs the new pastor, Francois Lescaris D'Urfé. Jean De Lalonde is present in his capacity as the churchwarden.

Once again the Indian wars start up and peace is broken. The area of Baie D'Urfé is the most westerly settlement of New France at the time and is most vulnerable. On September 30, 1687 tragedy strikes. Jean and four others are working in the fields near their home when they are attacked and killed by the Indians. This started a new period of unrest and uncertainty in New France. The victims were buried at St. Louis shortly afterwards and the inhabitants abandoned the area and closed down the parish.

Marie was left widowed with two boys to care for, Jean- Baptiste 12 and Guillaume 3. Madeleine had married Guillaume Daoust, who owned the neighbouring farm, the previous year.

Marie remarries very quickly as was the custom. On January 26, 1688 she marries Pierre Tabault a resident of Lachine and a former member of the Contrecoeur company of the Carignan-Salieres regiment. He is the widower of Jeanne- Francoise Roy who had recently died leaving him with three boys, Pierre 12, Alexis 8 and Jean 5.

Lachine did not prove to be that safe a haven. In August of 1689 the Lachine massacre occurred. This time the Lalondes escaped unharmed but would have been emotionally affected by the events coming so soon after the death of Jean. We can only wonder the effects on Guillaume who was only 5 at the time.

In 1693 we find that Marie has placed Guillaume in a boarding school with the Dames Hospitalier in Lachine. There are notarial records that show Marie paying the Dames for boarding him. Between 1695 and 1698. Guillaume is contracted to work for Jean Gervaise in Ville Marie. This is the same Jean Gervaise that the family lived with in 1677-78.

view all 14

Marie Barbant's Timeline

Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France
Age 27
Québec, Canada
Age 27
Québec, Canada
November 14, 1669
Age 30
Quebec, Canada
May 6, 1671
Age 32
Sorel-Tracy, QC, Canada
Age 33
Age 33
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, Canada
October 10, 1675
Age 36
L'Île-Perrot, Québec, Canada
February 7, 1679
Age 40
Lachine, QC, Canada
August 21, 1684
Age 45
Lachine, QC, Canada