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Louis D'AMOURS, de Chauffours

Male 1655 - Abt 1708  (52 years)


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  • Name Louis D'AMOURS 
    Suffix de Chauffours 
    Born 16 May 1655  Quebec Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 16 May 1655  Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service Fought for France in King William's War and Queen Anne's War. Taken prisoner in 1703 and spent over two years as a captive in Boston. 
    Occupation Acadian seigneur, fur-trader and soldier 
    Residence Abt 1682  Richibuto River, Acadie Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1686  near Forts Jemseg and Nashwaak (Naxouat) on the Saint John River Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Abt May 1708  Port Royale, Acadie, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 May 1708  Port Royale, Acadie, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Eldest surviving son of Mathieu Damours de Chauffours and Marie Marsolet.

      Purchased slave named John Gyles in 1695. In 1696, Gyles helped save his master's home on the Saint John River from destruction during a British attack and was later freed for his act of loyalty. Gyles's memoirs were published in 1736.
    Person ID I1057  MyFamilyInfo
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2009 

    Father Mathieu D'AMOURS, de Chauffours,   b. 1618, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1695, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Marie MARSOLET, dite Saint-Aignan,   b. Abt Feb 1638,   d. 24 Nov 1711, Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1652 
    Family ID F1194  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marguerite Marie GUYON,   b. 7 Sep 1655, Aunis, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1701, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1686  Quebec Province Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Unknown D'AMOURS
    +2. Marie-Charlotte D'AMOURS, de Chauffours,   b. Abt 1695,   d. 27 Feb 1734, Pau, Béarn, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +3. Louis III D'AMOURS, de Chauffours,   b. 1698, Acadie, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne COMEAU,   b. Abt 1686,   d. Abt Apr 1722  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1708  Port Royale, Acadie, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F1207  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    John Gyles
    John Gyles
    W.S. MacNutt, "John Gyles," Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online (University of Toronto, 2000).