3224. Michel ROY II dit CHÂTELLERAULT was baptized on 9 January 1644 in Châtellerault (St-Jacques) (Vienne) (Poitou Charentes Region), France.1,1692 He was a soldier in the Carignan-Salières Regiment, La Naurois' (Noraye) Company. He came to the New World via the vessel "Le Justice". It departed La Rochelle on 24 May 1665 and arrived in Québec on 14 September 1665.1995 In 1689, Michel Roy formed a partnership with Robert Rivard dit Loranger. The partners entered into a trading agreement with the Compagnie du Nord for the trading rights to the area of Lakes Abitibi and Témiscamingue, but Michel did not take an active role as a trader. ("Filles du Roi Part 1 Marguerite Abraham to Hélène Bonneau"; Diane Wolford Sheppard, January 2014; habitatheritage.org) According to another article entitled "17th Century Fur-Trade and Military-Expedition Families" by Diane Wolford Sheppard, Michel ROY II dit CHÂTELLERAULT was one of a group who travelled to the Great Lakes, Huronia, Hudson Bay, Labrador, or the Mississippi Valley on fur-trading expeditions as well as merchants, and families who travelled to the Great Lakes on military expeditions. He was personally involved in the fur or liquor trade or involved in military expeditions to the Great Lakes. He died on 13 January 1709 in (Québec Province), Canada.1,2477 Michel was buried on 14 January 1709 at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.1,2477 He was an attorney, bailiff and seigneurial notary. Françoise AUBÉ/HOBBÉ and Michel ROY II dit CHÂTELLERAULT were married on 8 October 1668 in Québec (Nôtre Dame) (Québec Province), Canada.1,2478 They appeared in the census in 1681 in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.
3225. Françoise AUBÉ/HOBBÉ was born in 1639 in Paris (St-Sulpice) (Paris) (Ile-de-France Region), France.1770 She came to the New World via the "La Nouvelle France". The 250-ton vessel departed from Dieppe and arrived in Québec on 3 July 1668. The vessel held 81 'Les Filles du Roi' commonly known as 'King's Daughters'.1990 She was a "King's Daughter". The King's Daughters or "Filles du roi" were a group of approximately 800 young French women who immigrated to New France between 1663 and 1673 as part of a program by Louis XIV to furnish brides for the male immigrants. They were usually between the age of 12 and 25, had to supply a letter of reference from their parish priest and were provided a dowry by the King. The King also paid for their transport to New France. Most of the women were commoners of humble birth, were held to very high standards and were required to be physically fit enough to survive the hard work demanded of immigrants to the fledgling colony. She died on 12 January 1709 in (Québec Province), Canada.1,2479 Françoise was buried on 13 January 1709 at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade in La Pérade (Quebec Province), Canada.1,2479 It is interesting to note that Michel died one day after Françoise - on the day of her funeral.