1734. Noël MORIN was born in around 1609 in St-Étienne-de-Comté-Robert, Brie, France. He was a half-brother to François HÉBERT. He was also known as Noël CHARRON. He was a wheelwright. He arrived in New France before 1639. He married Hélène DESPORTES, the widow of Guillaume HÉBERT and the first French woman born in New France, on 9 January 1640 in Québec. He died on 10 February 1680 at Rivière-du-Sud, Montmagny. (2)(5)

1735. Hélène DESPORTES was born on 7 July 1620 in Notre-Dame des Recources, Québec, the first French child to survive in the colony. Her godmother was Hélène BOULLÉ, the wife of Samuel de Champlain. She followed her parents back to France in 1629, only to return as early as 1632 with her parents. She was the widow of Guillaume HÉBERT whom she had married on 1 October 1634 in Québec, at the age of fourteen. She was among the beneficiaries in Champlain's will of 1635. Her uncle Guillaume COUILLARD undertook the guardianship of her three children. She died on 24 June 1675 in Québec. (3)(4)

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child867 iii. Louise MORIN was baptized on 27 April 1643 in the Paroisse de Notre-Dame de Québec She married Charles CLOUTIER on 20 April 1659 in the Paroisse de Notre-Dame de Québec. Charles died on 5 and buried on 7 June 1709 in Château-Richer, Québec. Louise died on 28 and buried on 29 April 1713 in Château-Richer, Québec. (1)(6)

i. Agnès Marie MORIN was born 21 January 1641 in Québec. She first married Nicolas GAUDRY BOURBONNIERE, son of Jacques GAUDRY & Charlotte CHEVALIER, on 17 November 1653 in Québec. Nicolas died on 22 and was buried on 23 June 1669 in Québec. Agnès then married Ignace BONHOMME BEAUPRÉ, son of Nicolas BONHOMME & Catherine GOUGET on 12 January 1671 in Québec. Agnès died 30 August 1687 in Québec. Ignace died on 21 and was buried on 22 April 1711 in Ste-Foy. (1)

ii. Germain MORIN was born on 15 January 1642 in Québec. He was the first canadian-born priest, ordained on 19 September 1665 by Mgr. de Laval, whom he served as secretary. He died on 20 August 1702 in the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec. (1)

iv. Nicolas MORIN was born on 26 April 1644 in Québec. (1)

v. Jean Baptiste MORIN was born on 25 May 1645 in Québec. He married Catherine DECANTIGNY BELLEAU on 22 November 1667 in Québec. He died on 12 December 1694 in Québec. (1)

vi. Marguerite MORIN was born on 29 August and died on 17 October 1646 in Québec. (1)

vii. Hélène MORIN was born on 30 August 1647 and died on 9 May 1661 in Québec. (1)

viii. Marie MORIN was born on 19 March 1649 in Québec. She was the first novice of the Hospitalers in Montréal. She died on 8 April 1730 in Montréal. (1)

ix. Alphonse MORIN was born on 12 December 1650 in Québec. He married Marie Madeleine NORMAND on 10 February 1670 in Québec. He died on 29 August 1711 in Montmagny. (1)

x. Noël MORIN was born on 12 October 1652. (1)

xi. Charles MORIN was born on 29 August 1654 in Québec. He died on 4 October 1671 in Québec. (1)

xii. Marie Madeline MORIN was born on 28 December 1656 in Québec. She married Gilles RAJOTTE on 29 May 1673 in Québec. She died on 21 July 1720 in Québec. (1)

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(1) PRDH, Certificat de famille No. 344.
(2) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 66340.
(3) Ibid., Certificat de famille 78.
(4) Biographical Dictionary for The Jesuit Missions in Acadia and New France: 1602-1654, Lucien Campeau, S.J., translated by William Lonc, S.J. & George Topp, S.J., summer 2001, pp. 146-147.
(5) Ibid., p. 302.
(6) Drouin Documents copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.