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1.  Jules (Gilles) Trottier was born about 1591 in St-Martin-d'Igé, Mortagne, Perche, France.  He died on 10 May 1655 in Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC.  He was a farmer and carpenter. . He was married to Catherine Loiseau in 1625 in St-Martin-d'Igé, Mortagne, Perche, France.  Catherine Loiseau was born in 1596 in St-Martin-d'Igé, Mortagne, Perche, France.  She died on 28 Jan 1656 in Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, QC.  He initially settled on a farm in Portneuf, then moved to Trois-Rivières and finally settled in Cap-de-la-Madeleine. Jules Trottier and Catherine Loiseau had the following children:  

2 i. Xainte Trottier was born on 11 Sep 1633 in Mamers, Maine, France.
+3 ii. Julien Trottier (born in Mar 1636)..#
+4 iii. Antoine Trottier (born in Jan 1640).
+5 iv. Pierre Trottier (born in 1644).
+6 v. Jean-Baptiste Trottier (born in Jul 1646)


3. Julien Trottier was born in Mar 1636 in St-Martin-d'Igé, Perche, France. Julien Trottier and Marie Sédilot were married on 16 Aug 1660 in Québec, QC. Marie Sédilot (daughter of Louis Sédilot and Marie Grimoult) was born in Oct 1644 in Québec, QC. Julien Trottier and Marie Sédilot had the following children:

+7 i. Élisabeth Trottier (born about 1664)..#
+8 ii. Catherine Trottier (born about 1666)..#

4. Antoine Trottier was born in Jan 1640 in Igé, Perche, France. He died on 5 Dec 1706 in Batiscan, Champlain, QC. He was a Sieur Desruisseaux. Antoine Trottier and Catherine Lefebvre were married on 2 Sep 1663 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Champlain, QC. They were married on 2 Sep 1663. Catherine Lefebvre (daughter of Pierre-Michel Lefebvre and Jeanne Aunois) was born on 4 Dec 1648 in Trois-Rivières, St-Maurice, QC. Antoine Trottier and Catherine Lefebvre had the following children:

+9 i. Joseph Trottier (born about 1668).
+10 ii. Pierre Trottier-Desaulniers (born in 1672).
+11 iii. Noël Trottier (born about 1674).
+12 iv. Michel-Louis Trottier-Beaubien (born in 1675).
+13 v. Catherine Trottier (born in 1676).
+14 vi. François-Marie Trottier (born in 1679).
+15 vii. Antoine Trottier-Pombert (born on 11 Jan 1681).
+16 viii. Marie-Anne Trottier (born on 22 Apr 1682).
17 ix. Jean-Baptiste Trottier was born on 22 Apr 1685 in Batiscan, Champlain, QC.
+18 x. Julien Trottier-Desrivières (born in 1687).
19 xi. Alexis Trottier was born on 20 Oct 1688 in Champlain, Champlain, QC.
20 xii. Paul Trottier was born on 30 Sep 1692 in Champlain, Champlain, QC.
21 xiii. Joseph-Amable Trottier was born about 1695.
22 xiv. Joséphine Trottier was born about 1696.

5. Pierre Trottier was born in 1644. He died on 8 Jan 1693 in Batiscan, Champlain, QC. Pierre Trottier and Suzanne Migaud were married on 19 Jan 1663 in Trois-Rivières, St-Maurice, QC. Suzanne Migaud was born in 1646 in Beauvais, Oise, Picardie, France. She died on 30 Apr 1723 in Batiscan, Champlain, QC. Pierre Trottier and Suzanne Migaud had the following children:

+23 i. Catherine Trottier.
+24 ii. Pierre Trottier (born in 1685).
+25 iii. Marie Trottier.
+26 iv. Benjamin-Joseph Trottier.
+27 v. Marguerite Trottier.
+28 vi. Madeleine Trottier.
+29 vii. Agnès Trottier.

6. Jean-Baptiste Trottier was born in Jul 1646 in Québec, QC. He died on 24 May 1703 in Batiscan, Champlain, QC. He was a Meunier et charron. Jean-Baptiste Trottier and Geneviève Lafond were married on 24 Jun 1667 in Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Champlain, QC. Geneviève Lafond (daughter of Étienne Lafond and Marie Boucher) was born on 29 Feb 1652 in Océan Atlantique. Jean-Baptiste Trottier and Geneviève Lafond had the following children:

+30 i. Marie Trottier (born in 1668) .#
+31 ii. Marie-Madeleine Trottier (born about 1670)..#
32 iii. Catherine Trottier was born in 1674.
+33 iv. Jean-Baptiste Trottier (born in 1676).
34 v. Marie Marguerite Trottier was born on 21 Apr 1678.
35 vi. Françoise Trottier was born on 14 Apr 1679.
+36 vii. Augustin Trottier (born on 28 Feb 1682)..#
+37 viii. Françoise Trottier (born on 11 Jun 1684).
+38 ix. Geneviève Trottier (born in 1686).
+39 x. Marie-Anne-Charlotte Trottier (born on 27 Nov 1688)..#
40 xi. Marie Josephe Trottier was born on 29 Jun 1691.
+41 xii. Élisabeth Trottier (born on 30 Jun 1693).
+42 xiii. Antoine Trottier (born on 10 Nov 1695)..#

Jules Trottier is my eight great-grandfather via Jean-Baptiste (6) and Jean-Baptiste (33). My great-grandmother was Marie Délima Trottier married in 1887 to Delphis Sauvageau. View my direct connection to Jules Trottier.

Several other Trottier mentionned above and marked with a # are also my ancestors.

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His descendants? What if you are one?

Jules' descendants by now must number in the 500,000 (312 by my estimate). Of these, about 4,000 (212) are descendants with the last name of Trottier (and variations). If you are aware of any master web site, articles or books written about our ancestor, please let me know so that we can share it with all our cousins. 

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Database of Descendants

  • HTML Format Database
    • The LHEUREUX database maintained by my cousin Robert L'Heureux already contains numerous entries (over 31,000) for his descendants (with spouses).
  • Descendants of Jules Trottier
  • Bibliography
    • A list of sources that my collaborators have helped me put together.
    • You also may want to browse through the Amazon.com Genealogy Reference section.
    • A cousin, Father Jean-Guy Sauvageau has written several books on the Trottier and other families in the Grondines area. There are no copies left for sale but most, if not all, are available in several libraries in Canada. I did a search on the Library and Archives Canada using their tool called AMICUS and found 18 listings summarized in these two pdf files. I received a similar list when I browsed the Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec. If you live in Canada or have friends there, you may be able to get access to these books via a local library.
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