La Société des Filles du roi et soldats du Carignan, Inc.

More About Our Ancestors

Below are selected articles on our ancestors that have been published previously in the society's journal Sent by the King. The President and Webmaster of the society chose these articles as being of general interest to individuals seeking more information about their French Canadian ancestors, the filles du roi and soldats Carignan, in particular.  They have been republished here with the author's permission.

Please return to this page periodically, as we plan to add a couple of new articles to this webpage each year or so.

A Treasure Trove of Facts about "Les Filles du roi"

A Book Review and Synopsis of Yves Landry's book Les Filles du roi au xvii 'ème siècle,

as published in the Spring 2019 journal

by Dave Toupin

 

Maison Saint-Gabriel Celebrates Its 350th Anniversary

In addition: A list of the 37 Filles du Roi who stayed with Marguerite Bourgeoys at the Maison Saint-Gabriel

Both articles are as published in the Fall 2018 journal

by Michele Nadeau Hartmann

 

Dit Names of the Carignan Regiment

Part 1: Categories and Meanings (as published in the Fall 2015 journal)

Part 2: Explication and Analysis (as published in the Spring 2016 journal)

by Peter Gagné

 

Lonely Colonist Seeks Wife: The Forgotten History of America's First Mail Order Brides

Excerpt on the Filles du Roi (as published in the Spring 2017 journal)

by Marcia Zug