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Honoring the memory of our courageous ancestors, the filles du roi (King's Daughters) and the soldiers of the Carignan-Salières Regiment of 17th century New France.

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Re: Was my ancestor a Carignan soldier?

Yes, I agree that he was not a Carignan soldier. André Corbeil dit Tranchemontagne was a soldier in the Crisafy company, which was part of a later military unit in New France, and he was not part of the Carignan-Salières Regiment. René Jetté (Dictionnaire..., 1983, at p. 269) lists his marriage to Françoise Baiselat on January 4, 1693 in Pointe-aux-Trembles. They had one child. Françoise was the widow of Pierre-François Marsan dit Lapierre, her 2d marriage (in 1670), with whom she had 10 children; and she died months after her marriage to André, on the day she gave birth to their child, and was buried the same day, May 30, 1694 in Pointe-aux-Trembles. Her first marriage was to Laurent Cambin dit Larivière (he had died;they had married in 1668), and they had one child.

André then married Charlotte Poutré on Feb. 14, 1695 in Pointe-aux-Trembles (marriage contract Feb 12th before notary Adhémar). It was her first marriage, and they had 11 children.

Françoise's 2d husband Pierre was a Carignan soldier from the Chambly company; her first husband Laurent was a sargeant in the DuGué company, Chambellé Regiment, seconded to the Carignan Regiment. Françoise was from Paris; André was from St-Porchaire (Saintes), Saintonge, in Charente-Maritime.