|Also Known As:||"dit Le Petit Claude"|
|Birthplace:||Saint-Cosme-de-Vair, Maine, France|
|Death:||Died in Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix Regional County Municipality, QC, Canada|
|Place of Burial:||Baie-Saint-Paul, Québec, Canada|
|Managed by:||Gilles Rino Michaud|
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About Claude Bouchard
- Location info: Maine, France (birth), Québec (marriage), Petite-Rivière (death), Baie-Saint-Paul (burial)
- Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France.
- Contract de mariage entre Clause Bouchard et Louise Gagné le 30 nov 1653 par notaire Clause Aubert.
CLAUDE BOUCHARD was born in 1626 in St. Cosme De Vair, Maine, France. He died on 25 Nov 1699 in Petite Riviere, P. Q.. He was buried on 26 Nov 1699 in Baie St. Paul, Charlevoix, P. Q.. He was a Tailor = Tailleur d' Habits. Claude Bouchard and Louise Gagné had 12 children.
Parents: JACQUES BOUCHARD and NOELLE TOUSCHARD.
He was married to LOUISE GAGNE on 25 May 1654 in Quebec City, P. Q.. Children were: Marie BOUCHARD, Jacques BOUCHARD, Gilles BOUCHARD, MARGUERITE BOUCHARD, GENEVIEVE BOUCHARD, FRANCOIS BOUCHARD, ROSALIE BOUCHARD, Claude BOUCHARD, Louis BOUCHARD, Sr. ANTOINE BOUCHARD, Louise BOUCHARD, Anne BOUCHARD.
Claude BOUCHARD pioneered the Petite-Rivière-St-François. He settled there 28 May 1675. Then came settle after him: René OF VOYE, October 28, 1677, Jacques FORTIN, March 8, 1678, Prisca SIMARD, in 1680, Pierre Tremblay, October 12, 1685 . Claude Bouchard, baptized in 1626, nicknamed the "Little Claude" son of Jacques Bouchard and Noëlle Touschard hails from Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais, a town of the former province of Maine. Attracted volunteered to America, Claude Bouchard and his friend Julien Fortin decided to embark in 1650, to this New France. The two compatriots have in their pocket. Claude, "heir" of Jacques and his father a tailor, came not as committed, but at his expense.
He married in 1654 in Quebec, Louise Gagné, born in Ige, Perche, in 1642, the eldest daughter of the ancestors, Louis Gagne and Marie Michel, who came to the country. She like sister Anne Gagné, born in Quebec in 1653, who married in 1670 with the ancestor of Lacroix, François. Their little brother, Ignace Gagné, also born in Quebec in 1656, married twice. The first time with Barbe Dodier in 1680, and the second time in 1689 with Louise Tremblay. Claude Bouchard and Louise Gagne settled in Ste-Anne and the Cap Tourmente, then the Petite-Rivière-St-François, to settle permanently in Cape Maillard. The couple has 12 children, two son and three daughters, that concern us in this genealogy.
The eldest, Marguerite Bouchard, born in 1665, son René Lavoie wife in Ste-Anne in 1683. Five of their children have woven links.
The second daughter, Geneviève Bouchard, born in 1672, enters the great Tremblay family by marrying Michael, four of their children form other links.
The third girls, Rosalie Bouchard, born in 1676, joined forces with Simard by Etienne, whom she married in 1695, including seven of their children Cuttings we rods that connect us to the ancestors.
Both son, François Bouchard born in 1674, and Antoine Bouchard, born in 1682, also marry two sisters Simard. The first, Marguerite Simard, in 1699 and Antoine, Marie-Madeleine Simard, in 1704, which has multiplied the name Bouchard, so widespread today. Antoine Bouchard, the youngest, died in the woods of Baie St-Paul, where the inhabitants are refugees, because of the passage of the troops of Wolfe, in June 1759.
The "Little Claude" died at the age of 73 on November 26, 1699. His widow, Louise Gagné 79, when she dies, in April 1721.
Source: Robert Rochon
CLAUDE BOUCHARD DIT "LE PETIT CLAUDE"
Tailor, like his father, Claude Bouchard is certainly born near the Auberge du Cheval Blanc in Notre-Dame-de-Vair, as his companion and friend, Julien Fortin. Upon his arrival in New France in 1650, he obtained a land Beaupré. On 25 May 1654, still in Beaupré, at Louis Gagné and Marie Michel held the wedding ceremony of Claude Bouchard and Louise Gagné, called Ige January 21, 1642, she is 12 years old. First established in Beaupré between Caron and Pierre Gagne, Claude Bouchard alienated his land in favor of Louis Guimont and Jean Crenel on l October 1657 before Mr. Aubert and went to settle on a concession of 40 acres received from Sieur Le Tardif. Active enterprising as we said the Archangel Father, "the little Claude" was in 1658, a farmer of the Lords of Beaupré in St. Charles Cape Tourmente. Alas, like Julien Fortin, this is the time when the Mohawks sacked Tadoussac and its surroundings. Claude Bouchard takes refuge in Château-Richer with his. There, Charles Aubert of Chesnaye representative of the Lords of Beaupré, concedes April 11, 1652, on 3 acres a mile deep where he will have to build a house in the year. A year later, September 8, 1663, he bought the land from its neighbor, Nicolas Way to 255 pounds. The 1667 census instead Claude Julien Fortin and Bouchard between the farm of the Lords of Beaupré and gives cattle 7 and 8 acres under cultivation. That of 1681 located in Baie Saint-Paul Dupré between Pierre and Ignace Gagné; it has 10 cattle and 6 acres under cultivation. A final concession should be given to Claude Bouchard August 2, 1694 by Monseigneur de Laval, Bishop of New France. It included 14 acres and 8 perches wide and four miles deep between François Bouchard and the River Jump. October 19, 1698, Claude Bouchard made a donation to his son Francis, Louis and Antoine. He is buried in St. Paul's Bay on November 26, 1699. His widow made various donations to her children in 1700 and 1706. She is also buried in Baie St. Paul April 2, 1721.
His birthplace is located at 100 rue Nationale de Saint-Come-de-Vair (Saint-Cosme-en-Vairais). A commemorative plaque is affixed. Today butchery, this house was once the Auberge du Cheval Blanc, coaching.
Claude Bouchard's Timeline
Saint-Cosme-de-Vair, Maine, France
Saint-Cosme-de-Vair, Maine, France
October 24, 1659
Québec, Québec, Canada
Chateau-Richer, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada
March 8, 1664
Chateaux Richer, , Quebec, Canada
October 15, 1665
Château-Richer, Québec, Canada