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Marie-Anne Rivet

Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: St. Gervais, Ville de Sees, Normandie, France
Death: April 05, 1675 (33)
Château-Richer, Quebec, Canada
Place of Burial: Château-Richer, Quebec, Canada
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pierre Rivet and Marie Sorgeaut
Wife of Grégoire Hisse and René Ouellette
Mother of Joseph Abraham Ouellet; Mathurin-René Ouellet; Grégoire Ouellet and Alexis Ouellet
Sister of Marie-Catherine Rivet

Occupation: Fille du Roi 1665, Fille du Roi, Fille du roi
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About Marie-Anne Rivet

Anne Rivet est arrivée come "fille du roi" en 1665, elle était la veuve de Grégoire Hisse, receveur de la huitième de Bretagne.

(Info provenant de Céline Ouellette, participante de Généalogie du Québec, "Dictionnaire des familles Ouellet-te" publié par l'association.)

pp 7696-7697

dateof death might be jan 15 1722 at St anne de la Poretier


Rene Houellet married Anne Rivet in 1666. Anne was the widow of a tax collector for Bretagne, in France. She was a “fille du roi”.

Francois (Auclair) Ouellet, was born abt. 1610, St-Jacques-du-Hautpas, Paris, France. He died Aft. March 8, 1665/66, St Famille, Paris, France. He married Elisabeth (Isabelle) Barre, abt. 1634, St-Jacques-du-Hautpas, Paris, France. She was born abt. 1612, St-Jacques-du-Hautpas, Mauville, Paris, France. She died aft. March 8, 1665/66, and was buried in the Saint Famille Parish Cemetary, Paris, France. Francois and Elisabeth lived in Saint Famille, on the street of the Ursulines, knownthen in St-Landry, their entire adult life and died there. Francois was controller of finances for the King of France, over-seir of large farms.

They had only one son, Rene, who was the first generation to come to Canada.

Rene was born April 30, 1635, Saint-Jacques-du-Hautpas, Paris, France. He died January 15, 1721/22, St-Roch-des-Aulnaise, La-Pocateire, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada. He married (1) Anne Rivet, March 8, 1665/66, de' Ile d' Orleans, Notre-Dame, Quebec, Canada. She was the daughter of N. Rivet. She was born abt. 1642, St-Gervais, Se'ez, Alencon, Normandie, France. She died April 5, 1675 in Chateau-Richer, Montmorency, Quebec, Canada.


Rene left from Dieppe, France to cross the Atlantic, sometime between 1663 and 1659, as a result of the recruitment efforts of monseigner Francois de Montmorency Laval. There's a possibilty that he arived abord the ship 'Sainte Andrew' in 1659, that docked at Trois-Rivers, Quebec. Rene worked in the service of Menard Chourat for three years to work off his passage fare to New France (Quebec). He was a cultivator. After the three years were completed he started farming. That is when he changed the spelling of his name to 'Hoelet', which in french means hoe or shovel.


Anne Rivet was the widow of Gregorie Hisse. She arrives to the country in 1665. Her passage was furnished by a program designed by the king, (Kings Daughters) women were recruted to help colonize the new lands.

Rene and Anne had three sons:

Abraham-Joseph, b. 1667

Mathurin-Rene, b. 1669

Gregoire, b. 1672

Rene marries (2) Therese (Chastillon) Migneault, February 6, 1678/79,Notre-Dame, Rivere-Ouelle, Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada,widow of Nicolas Lebel. She was the daughter of Jean Mignault and Louise Cloutier. She was born September 9, 1651.

Rene and Therese had eight children:

Marie-Therese, b. 1679

Joseph, b. 1680

Marie-Francoise, b. 1682

Sebastien, b. 1684/85

Marie-Anne, b. 1687

Angelique-Margarite, b. 1690

Francois, b. 1693

Marie, b. 1696

Anne and René were married on 8 March 1666 in Québec City, Québec County, Québec, Canada.

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Marie-Anne Rivet's Timeline

St. Gervais, Ville de Sees, Normandie, France
April 14, 1667
Age 25
Ste-Famille, Ile-d'Orléans, Montmorency Co, Quebec, Canada
September 14, 1669
Age 27
Ste-Famille, Île-D'orléans, Quebec, Canada
October 7, 1672
Age 30
Ste. Famille, Île d'Orléans, Quebec, Canada
April 5, 1675
Age 33
Château-Richer, Quebec, Canada
April 7, 1675
Age 33
Château-Richer, Quebec, Canada
February 10, 1708
Age 33
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