Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Helene Desportes (First born white child in New France)

My 10th g-grandmother, Helene Desportes, is beleived to be the first surviving white child born in New France. Helene is beleived to have been born about 1620 to Pierre Desportes and his wife Francoise Langlios. Helene was to marry first Gullaume Hebert in 1634 then 2nd to Noel Morin in 1640. Helene was to give birth to twelve children. Helene died on June 24 1675 in Quebec.
For furthur reading see:
http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=172&interval=20&&PHPSESSID=lr0f3v7k2ang4l5tbrc8fpci05

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