Jean Langlois

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Jean Langlois was born about 1608, in Saint-Léonard-des-Parcs, Normandy, France. He married Jacquette Charpentier on 31 December 1631, in Paris, Île-de-France, France. They were the parents of at least 1 son. His occupation is listed as pilote - pilot in France. He died on 1 September 1658, in Quebec, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 51.

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Jean Langlois
Jacquette Charpentier
Marriage: 31 December 1631
Honnoré L'Anglois

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    Reigns of Louis XIII and Louis XIV. Royal power at its peak. France dominates Europe, French culture spreads. Start of large-scale sea trade.

    1618 · 30 Years War

    Ferdinand II was trying to force the people to follow Catholicism. The 30 years war was a battle of religion with the Protestants and Catholics, in the Holy Roman Empire.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Pierre, Lucien, Marcel, Andre, Normand, Gaston, Henri, Jacques, Monique, Emile, Camille.

    French and Channel Islands: ethnic name for an Englishman, from Old French Anglois ‘Englishman’, with fused definite article l'.

    History: Honoré Langlois dit Lachapelle and Croustille from Paris, France, married Marie Pontonnier in Montreal, QC, in 1661. Nicolas Langlois from Yvetot in Seine-Maritime, France, married Élisabeth Cretel in Quebec City, QC, in 1671. Noël Langlois from Saint-Léonard-des-Parcs in Orne, France, married Françoise Grenier in Quebec City, QC, in 1634. Pierre Langlois from Guernsey, Channel Islands, married Mary Bourgaize in Gaspé, QC, in 1833.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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