Jean Guyon commits to Robert Giffard on March 14, 1634. He obtains concession of the Dubuisson sub-fief in Beauport, Quebec on March 14, 1634 and bequeaths it in heritage to his son Jean. He is a mason of trade.
"Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles du Québec" 1983, Univ of Montréal, p 548
He was born and baptised at St-Aubin-de-Tourouvre, Mortagne, Perche, France. He was from Tourouvre, Mortagne diocese, Chartres or Sees, in the distict of Perche (now Orne). Working 14 mar. 1634, for Robert Giffard. He was a mason. Received a concession of land behind Duboisson within Beauport 14 mar. 1634, and left it to his son Jean. He arrived at Quebec on a ship commanded by Captain deVille, 8 AUG, 1634. They left Dieppe at the end of May. He married
in France, at; St-Jean-de-Mortagne, Chartres, Perche.
!COMMENT: "French Canadian and Acadian Genealogical Review", Spring 1968. Page 16-26. He signed his name as "Guion", and it is from him that Guyon, and many Dion and Dionnes descend. His godfathers are Jean Collin and Pierre Dolivet, and godmother Catherine Goddin. He grew up in Tourouvre, on May 18, 1614, he signed at loan to Pantaleon Bigot, a farmer from Autheuil, a sum consisting of: "a small gold pistol, pieces of fifty-two sons, quarters of crowns and other silver pieces". For a value of about 84 pounds. He was already a mason although
only 24 years of age, was very successful. Jean built the old stairs of the steeple tower of the church at Tourouvre in 1615. He was then living in the parish of St-Jean de Mortagne, province of Perche, France.
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