RÉGIMENT DE CARIGNAN-SALIÈRES
The Régiment Carignan-Salières was one of the first
to wear a uniform in the French army.
The soldier's uniform was brown with a grey lining
that was visible in the upturned sleeves, forming a
decorative facing. Buff-colored and black ribbons
decorated the hat and right shoulder, in accordance
with the style of the time.
The soldiers of the Régiment Carignan-Salières
all wore swords and most were armed with muskets,
although two hundred had rifles.
André Mignier was born in 1640 on Ré’s Island, Charente-Maritime, off the coast of France to
Michel Mignier and Catherine Masson. He was a french soldier belonging to the l’Allier Regiment sent to Québec City in 1665 by King Louis X1V to protect the french settlers from the Iroquois Indians. André was 24 years old when he came to Nouvelle-France (Québec, Canada) on june, 30th, 1665. In the army, he was called by his nickname « La Gâchette » ( the trigger ) which means someone who can shoot with abilities or sharpshooter. La Gâchette ( La Gaschette )
became Lagacé. André saw living 67 grand children and 21 grand grand children.
He died, february, 4th, 1729, at La Pocatière, Kamouraska, Québec.
JACQUETTE MICHEL DITE MICHAUD
Jacquette Michel was part of a group of 68 Filles du Roy, the « King’s daughters » that landed in Québec City, aboard the "La Nouvelle-France" on the 3rd of july 1668. Orphan, widow, daughter of Jacques Michel and Jeanne Dupont. She was 30 years old and coming from Sainte-Catherine, on Ré’s Island. On october 14, 1668 André received a land located in Charlesbourg. On october, 23rd, 1668 their marriage was blessed in Notre Dame church in the heart of old Québec City . They all had a good genetic, they have not lost one child.
She died on november, 28, 1710.
From : Monographie d’André Migné par M. Jean Lagassé
First name, groom,
1.Marie-Charlotte Pelletier (0)
2.Françoise Ouellet ( 10 )
1. Joseph Gravois (1)
2. René Martin / Barnabé (11)
Robert Morin (12 )
Philippe Boucher (13)
1. Nicolas Lizotte ( 4 )
2. Félix Aubert ( 6 )
1. Angélique Thibault ( 10 )
2. Louise-Pinel / Lafrance ( 0)