Daughters of Immigrants - The Archambault Girls
Daughters of Immigrants
The Archambault Girls
There were four young Archambault girls who arrived in the Quebec Colony as L'Immigrants' Filles: Anne, Francoise, Jacquette and Marie.   All were born in Dompierre-sur-Mer, Lardilliere, La Rochelle, Aunis, France; the daughters of Farmer and Wine Maker, Jacques Archambault and Les Meres D'Immgre; Francois Chaveau.  All four girls became Founding Mothers of New France.
Anne Chaveau Archambault
(1631-1699)
Anne Archambault was born about 1631 in Dompierre-Sur-Mer, Larochelle, Aunis, France; and died on July 29, 1699 in Montreal.  She married Michel Chauvin from Ste-Suzanne, Luval, Maine, France; the son of Gabriel Chauvin and Marie Arouard; on July 27, 1647.  The couple would have two children before it was discoved that Michel was already married.  As a result, on October 8, 1650; the marriage was annulled and Anne's husband was banished from Montreal.  Their children:

Paul Archambault Chauvin - Was born on March 27, 1650 and died on April 09, 1650 in Montreal.

Marie-Charlotte Chauvin - Was born on April 05, 1651 in Montreal and died on October 31, 1718 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  She married Jean Beaudoin from the Village of Tasdon, Aytre, La Rochelle, Aunis, France; son of Jean Beaudoin Sr. and Jeanne Bretet; on November 27, 1663 in Montreal; and the couple had six children: Anne, Guillaume, Francois, Jeanne, Marie-Madeleine and Charlotte.

It would be a few years before Anne decided to try her luck again, but finally on February 03, 1653; she wed Jean Gervais from St-Michel de Souvigné-Sous-Chateau, Touraine, France; the son of Urbain Gervais and Jeanne Pebise.  The couple wwould have nine children.  Jean died on March 12, 1690 in Montreal.  Their family:

Marguerite Archambault Gervais - Was born on October 26, 1654 and died unknown in Montreal.

Cunegonde Archambault Gervais - Was born on January 30, 1656 and died on February 16, 1724 in Montreal.  She married Jean-Baptiste Lefebvre from St. Germain, Amiens, Picardie, France; the son of Geoffrey Lefebvre and Jeanne Manson; on January 14, 1676 in Montreal; and the couple had sixteen children: Jean-Baptiste, Geoffrey, Louis, Nicolas-Jean, Marie-Anne, Cecile-Cunegonde, Nicolas, Cecile, Francois-Xavier, Urbain, Charles-Jeanne, Cunegonde-Jeanne, Cunegonde, Jean-Baptiste, Jacques and Jeanne.

Jeanne Archambault Gervais - Was born on May 05, 1659 and died unknown in Montreal.

Jean Archambault Gervais - Was born on April 13, 1661 and died unknown in Montreal.

Louis Archambault Gervais - Was born on November 24, 1663 and died on October 20, 1741 in Montreal.  He married Barbe Pigeon; daughter of Pierre Pigeon and Jeanne Godard; on November 25, 1686; in Montreal; and the couple had ten children: Jean, Joseph-Charles, Marie-Louise, Barbe, Jeanne, Marie-Anne, Marie-Madeleine, Louise, Marie-Charlotte and Philippe.

Urbain Archambault Gervias - Was born on December 08, 1664 and died on June 06, 1713 in Montreal.  He married twice: 1. Marie Caron; daughter of Claude Caron and Madeleine Varennes; in 1698 but she died the following year without children.  Urbain then married Genevieve Lalime; daughter of Pierre Lalime and Claude Damise; on March 19, 1700 in Montreal.

Nicolas Archambault Gervais - Was born on May 11, 1666 in Montreal and died on April 07, 1750 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  He married Marie-Madeleine Payette; daughter of Pierre Payette and Marie-Louise Tessier (a distant cousin); on July 27, 1693 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles; and the couple had at least one child: Jean-Baptiste.

Charles Archambault Gervais - Was born on November 18, 1668 and died on February 24, 1753 in Montreal.  He married Marie Boyer; daughter of Nicolas Boyer and Marguerite Maclin; on October 29, 1693 in Montreal; and the couple had sixteen children: Charles, Anne, Marguerite, Nicolas, Marie-Madeleine, Genevieve, Jean, Marie-Josephe, Cecile, Angelique, Louis, Francoise, Marie-Francoise, Therese, Charles and Michel.

Cecile Archambault Gervais - Was born on September 17, 1671 and died on October 06, 1760 in Montreal.  She married Francois-Xavier Prudhomme, the son of Brew Master, Charles Prudhomme and Roberte Gadois; on November 20, 1684 in Montreal; and the couple had eight children: Francois, Cecile, Cunegonde, Catherine-Marguerite, Marie-Anne, Louise, Madeleine and Jean-Baptiste.
Jacquette-Josephe Chaveau Archambault
(1632-1700)
Jacquette-Josephe Archambault was born about 1632 in France and died on December 17, 1700 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Paul-Charles Chalifour from St-Georges de Perigny, Sparme, La Rochelle, Aunis, France; the son of Paul-Charles Chalifour Sr. and Marie Gabouri; on September 28, 1648; in Ville De Quebec; and the couple had fourteen children.  Paul died in 1679 in Quebc City.  Their family:

Marie Archambault Chalifour
- Was born on October 05, 1649 and died on October 12, 1663 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Joachim Martin from Estree, Aytre, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France; the son of Jacques Martin and Luce Chalut; on November 05, 1662; but she died without children.

Marguerite Archambault Chalifour - Was born on April 23, 1652 and died on December 28, 1705 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Jean Badeau, an Arquebusier from Sainte-Marguerite-de-La Rochelle, Aunis, France; the son of Jacques Badeau and Jeanne-Anne Hardouin; on October 28, 1665; and the couple had ten children: Jean, Marguerite, Francois, Anne, Joseph-Jean, Jacques, Genevieve, Joseph, Pierre-Michel and Fabien.

Jeanne-Josephe Archambault Chalifour - Was born on January 01, 1654 and died unknown in Ville De Quebec.

Simone Archambault Chalifour - Was born on October 18, 1655 and died on October 26, 1695 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Master Tailor Julien Brousseau from Ste Croix de Nantes, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France; the son of Damien Brousseau and Marguerite Ostelot; on October 28, 1668; and the couple had seven children: Marguerite, Joseph, Nicolas, Pierre, Jeanne, Simone and Charles.

Francoise Archambault Chalifour - Was born on December 04, 1657 in Ville De Quebec and died on July 05, 1697 in St. Pierre, Ile De Orleans.  She married Jacques Nolan from St-Jean-du-Perrot, La Rochelle, Aunis, France; the son of Jacques Nolan and Marie Gaillard; on November 18, 1671; and the couple had six children: Gabriel, Louise, Francoise, Jeanne, Marie-Madeleine and Guillaume.

Jeanne Archambault Chalifour - Was born on September 25, 1659 and died on January 18, 1743 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Germain Langlois from St. Germain L'Auxerrois de Paris, Ile De France, France; the son of Michel Langlois and Catherine Leclerc; on July 14, 1675; and the couple had thirteen children: Jacques, Germain, Jean-Germain, Marguerite, Jean, Etienne, Pierre, Martin, Augustin, Nicolas, Jeanne, Louis and Thomas.

Louise Archambault Chalifour - Was born on September 03, 1661 and died on May 30, 1735 in Ville De Quebec.  She married Joseph Vandandaigue from Bruxelles, Brabant, Belgium; the son of Joseph Gatebois Vandandaigue and Madeleine Dubois; on April 18, 1678; and the couple had eight children: Jacqueline, Marie-Anne, Claude, Jeanne, Charlotte-Marie, Louise, Infant (died at birth) and Marguerite.

Paul-Francois Archambault Chalifour - Was born on May 07, 1663 and died on May 29, 1718 in Ville De Quebec.  He married Jeanne Philippeau; daughter of Claude Philippeau and Jeanne Emard; on November 28, 1686; and the couple had fourteen children: Anne, Paul, Louise, Marie-Anne, Louis, Joseph, Jean-Baptiste, Agnes-Marie, Marie-Josephe, Bernadin-Jean, Jeanne and Jean.

Marie-Madeleine Archambault Chalifour - Was born on March 24, 1665 and died unknown in Ville De Quebec.

Etienne Archambault Chalifour - Was born on March 23, 1667 and died on November 16, 1687 in Ville De Quebec.

Pierre Archambault Chalifour - Was born on December 12, 1668 in Ville De Quebec and died on March 25, 1715 in Charlesbourg, on the Island of Montreal.  He married Anne-Marguerite Magnan; daughter of Jacques Magnan and Ambrosie Doigt; on October 17, 1689; and the couple had fourteen children: Anne, Pierre, Helene, Germain, Marie, Ambrosie-Marie, Jacques, Marie-Madeleine, Jeanne-Claudine, Jean, Charles, Paul, Francois and Madeleine-Louise.

Anne Archambault Chalifour - Was born on April 15, 1670 in Ville De Quebec and died on December 12, 1730 in Beauport.  She married twice: 1. Jean Normand; son of Jean Normand Sr. and Marie-Anne  Lelaboureur; in 1689 - no children.  2. Jean Delage from Excideuil, Perigueux, Dordogne, France; the son of Jean Delage Sr. and Michelle Mazerolle; on February 07, 1692 in Beauport - ten children: Jean-Francois, Louise, Marie, Paul, Claude, Louis-Claude, Jean-Baptiste, Marie-Anne Jeanne, Marie-Anne and Genevieve.

Jean-Baptiste Archambault Chalifour - Was born on January 09, 1672 and died on May 25, 1672 in Ville De Quebec.

Claude Archambault Chalifour - Was born on January 30, 1673 in Ville De Quebec and died in the Seminary there on February 16, 1731.
Marie Chaveau Archambault
(1636-1719)
Marie Archambault was born on February 24, 1636 in France and died on August 16, 1719 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  She married sawyer Urbain Tessier from Chateau-en-Anjou, Tours, Touraine, France; the son of Artus Tessier and Jeanne Meine; on September 28, 1648; and the couple had seventeen children.  Urbain died on March 21, 1689 in Montreal.  Their family:

Charles Archambault Tessier - Was born on July 18, 1649 and died a few days later on July 24; in Montreal.

Paul Archambault Tessier - Was born on February 05, 1651 in Montreal and died on April 26, 1730 in Longueuil.  He married Marie-Madeleine Cloutier; daughter of Charles Cloutier and Louise Morin; on October 13, 1681 at Chateau-Richer, and the couple had ten children: Charles, Jean-Francois, Marie, Madeleine, Anne-Agnes, Helene, Marie-Madeleine, Marie-Louise, Paul and Angelique.

Madeleine Archambault Tessier - Was born on July 19, 1653 and died in 1666 in Montreal.

Laurent Archambault Tessier - Was born on June 03, 1655 and died on September 27, 1687 in Montreal.  He married Anne-Genevieve Lemire; daughter of Jean Lemire and Louise Marsolet; on October 20, 1681 in Montreal; and the couple had four children:  Marie, Marie-Anne, Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Madeleine.

Marie-Louise Archambault Tessier - Was born on March 26, 1657 and died on April 09, 1727; in Montreal.  She married Pierre Payette from St. Florence, Bordeaux, Gascogne, France; the son of Pierre Payette and Marie Martin; on November 23, 1671 in Montreal; and the couple had fifteen children: Philippe, Marie-Madeleine, Marie-Louise, Genevieve, Marguerite, Pierre, Louise, Jean, Claude, Jacques, Francois, Nicolas, Marie-Anne, Genevieve and Guillaume.

Agnes Archambault Tessier - Was born on March 23, 1659 in Montreal and died on January 24, 1723 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  She married Guillaume Richard from La Rochelle, Aunis, Charente-Maritime, France; the son of Jean Richard and Anne Meunier; on November 26, 1675 in Montreal and the couple had ten children:  Agnes, Pierre, Baptiste, Guillaume, Jean-Baptiste, Claude, Marguerite, Marie-Anne, Marie-Madeleine and Urbain.

Urbain Archambault Tessier - Was born on June 07, 1661 and died on March 24, 1685 in Montreal.

Jean Archambault Tessier - Was born on June 14, 1663 and died on December 06, 1734 in Montreal.  He married three times: 1. Jeanne Leber; daughter of Francois Leber and Jeanne Testard; on November 21, 1686 in Montreal - one child: Paul.  2. Louise Caron, daughter of Claude Caron and Madeleine Varennes; on April 21, 1688 at La Prairie. - eight children: Jean, Charles, Marie-Louise, Marie-Anne, Vital, Jacques, Jean-Baptiste and Marguerite.  3. Marie-Catherine De Poiters on August 27, 1703 - one child: Louis.

Claude Archambault Tessier - Was born on December 25, 1665 and died before 1690 in Montreal.

Paul Archambault Tessier - Was born on May 18, 1667 and died unknown in Montreal.

Jacques-Jean Archambault Tessier
- Was born on May 24, 1668 and died a year later on June 23, 1669 in Montreal.

Petronille-Catherine Archambault Tessier - Was born on March 18, 1670 in Montreal and died on May 19, 1751 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  She married Pierre Janot; son of Marin Janot and Francoise Benard; on January 31, 1683 in Montreal; and the couple had thirteen children: Pierre, Antoine, Nicolas, Baptiste, Jacques, Marie, Marie-Catherine, Joseph, Andre, Marie-Petronille, Laurent, Charles and Jean-Baptiste.

Jean-Baptiste Archambault Tessier - Was born on January 26, 1671 in Montreal and died on May 19, 1736 in Longueuil.  He married Elisabeth-Isabelle Renaud; daughter of Antoine Renaud and Elisabeth-Isabelle Hubert; on November 04, 1698 in Montreal; and the couple had twelve children: Jean-Baptiste, Elisabeth-Isabelle, Gilbert, Josephe-Marie, Nicolas, Joseph, Pierre, Marguerite, Marie-Charlotte, Jacques, Marie-Josephe and Francoise-Marie.

Pierre Archambault Tessier - Was born on February 21, 1673 and died two days later on February 23; in Montreal.

Jacques Archambault Tessier - Was born on March 02, 1674 and died on May 07, 1738 in Montreal.  He married Marie Adhemar; daughter of Antoine Adhemar and Genevieve Sageot; on May 10, 1699 in Montreal; and the couple had fourteen children:  Antoine, Paul, Marie-Elisabeth, Charles, Jacques, Baptiste, Marie-Anne, Urbain, Francois, Catherine, Genevieve, Jean-Baptiste, Marguerite and Marie-Josephe.

Ignace Archambault Tessier - Was born on March 11, 1677 in Montreal and died on April 03, 1747 in Repentigny.  He married Marguerite-Marie Lussier; daughter of Jacques Lussier and Catherine Clerice; on May 23, 1703 in Repentigny; and the couple had thirteen children: Marie-Marguerite, Ignace, Pierre, Jacques, Marguerite, Marie-Madeleine, Urbain, Jacques, Marie-Charlotte, Francois, Jean-Baptiste, Joseph and Marie-Josephe.

Nicolas Archambault Tessier - Was born on June 11, 1679 and died on January 03, 1757 in Montreal.  He married Genevieve Auger on January 27, 1716 in Montreal and the couple had four children: Josephe, Antoine, Francoise-Luce and Marie-Josephe.
Marie-Francoise Chaveau Archambault
(1644-1685)
Marie-Francoise Archambault was born about 1644 in France and died on August 08, 1685 in Montreal.  She married Master Boiler Maker, Gilles Lauzon from St. Julien, Caen, Bayeaux, Normandy, France; the son of Pierre Lauzon and Anne Boivin; on November 27, 1656 in Montreal; and the couple had thirteen children.  Gilles died on September 21, 1687.  Their family:

Michelle-Anne Archambault Lauzon - Was born on September 29, 1657 in Montreal and died on February 08, 1682, at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.  She married Jean-Baptiste Caron from Mitry-Mory, Melun, Seine et Marne, France; the son of Nicolas Caron and Madeleine Malette; on October 13, 1670 in Montreal; and the couple had four children: Anne, Marie, Francois and Agnes.

Marguerite Archambault Lauzon - Was born on May 24, 1659 and died on November 13, 1699 in Montreal.  She married Surgeon and Baker, Etienne Forestier from St. Jean d'Angely, Angouleme, Charente, France; the son of Etienne Forestier Sr. and Judith Fonton; on November 22, 1672 in Montreal, and the couple had fourteen children: Marie-Francoise, Louise, Antoine, Catherine, Madeleine-Marie, Francoise, Jean, Etienne, Marie-Marthe, Marguerite, Charles, Anne-Marguerite, Jacques and Barbe.

Francoise Archambault Lauzon - Was born on April 22, 1662 in Montreal and died on February 21, 1744 in Levi.  She married Weaver, Francois Boulard from St. Georges De Cambrai, Lille, Nord, France; son of Claude Boulard and Madeleine Heque; on November 20, 1675 in Montreal, and the couple had three children: Paul, Jeanne and Charlotte-Marie.

Marie Archambault Lauzon - Was born on November 03, 1663 and died unknown in Montreal.

Catherine Archambault Lauzon - Was born on May 23, 1666 in Montreal and died on March 23, 1735 in Rivieres Des Prairies.  She married Jean-Simon Sicard from Mornac de Seudre, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, France; the son of Nicolas Sicard and Michelle Bobine; on February 10, 1680 in Montreal and the couple had eight children: Jean, Gilles, Catherine, Barthelemi, Marie, Jean-Baptiste, Anne and Simon.

Seraphin Archambault Lauzon - Was born on December 09, 1668 and died on May 20, 1737 in Montreal.  He became a coppersmith, and was married twice: 1. Jeanne Desroches; daughter of Jean Desroches and Francoise Gaudet; on November 27, 1690 in Montreal - one child: Paul.  2. Elisabeth Chevalier; daughter of Joseph Chevalier and Marthe-Francoise Barton; on October 07, 1697 in Montreal - two children: Seraphin and Francoise.

Louise Archambault Lauzon - Was born on March 21, 1671 and died on May 07, 1713 in Montreal.  She married Jean-Baptiste Quenneville from St. Nicolas de Rouen, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France; the son of Etienne Quenneville and Jeanne Saquespee; on November 20, 1686 in Montreal; and the couple had three children: Catherine, Charles and Louise.

Michel Archambault Lauzon - Was born on February 19, 1673 in Montreal and died on November 08, 1749 in Ste-Genevieve-de-Pierrefonds, Quebec.  He married Marie-Anne Coiteux; daughter of Jean Coiteux and Marie-Therese Petit; on May 15, 1702 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles; and the couple had fourteen children: Francois, Michel, Marie-Anne, Pierre, Francois-Marie, Marie-Josephe, Marie-Catherine, Anne-Marie, Gabriel, Raphael, Madeleine, Genevieve-Marie, Jean-Raphael and Raphaelle-Marie.

Paul Archambault Lauzon - Was born on October 23, 1675 in Montreal and died on April 27, 1735 in Riveries Des Prairies.  He married Marie-Anne Therese Quenneville; daughter of Jean Quenneville and Denise Marier; on November 04, 1697; in Montreal and the couple had fourteen children: Baptiste, Paul, Pierre, Gilles, Louise, Marie-Anne, Marie-Josephe, Genevieve-Marie, Catherine-Marie, Charlotte, Joseph, Francois, Madeleine-Marie and Jean-Baptiste.

Madeleine-Marie Archambault Lauzon - Was born on November 15, 1677 in Montreal and died unknown in Vercheres,  She married Julien Choquet; son of Nicolas Choquet and Anne Julien; on February 01, 1694; and the couple had a son Jacques.

Anne Archambault Lauzon - Was born on December 18, 1679 and died unknown in Montreal.

Jeanne Archambault Lauzon
- Was born on October 31, 1681 in Montreal and died on November 08, 1687 at Pointe-Aux-Trembles.

Gilles Archambault Lauzon - Was born on February 29, 1684 in Montreal and died on January 02, 1733 at Rivieres Des Prairies.  He married Marie-Anne Groulx; daughter of Jean Groulx and Marie-Anne Goguet; on November 25, 1709 in Montreal; and the couple had fifteen children: Jacques-Paul, Marguerite, Anne-Marie, Marie-Francoise, Jean-Baptiste, Marie, Marie-Anne, Gilles, Marie-Angelique, Marie-Catherine, Marie-Agathe, Marie-Josephe, Marie-Amable, Francois-Amable and Marie-Louise.
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