Name: Robert Caron
Birth: in France - arr Quebec area 1634
Death: in Hotel Dieu, Quebec, P.Q.
Robert Caron is believed to have been born about 1611, in L'eveche of Rochelle, Aunis, France. He arrived in Quebec June 4 1634. He married Marie Crevet, daughter of Pierre Crevet and Marie LeMercier, on October 25 1637. They had seven children: Marie, Jean Baptiste, Robert, Catherine, Joseph, Pierre, and Aimée.
Their daughter, Marie Caron, born about 1638, married Jean Picard in 1656. On June 5, 1660, A party of Huron and Iroquois Indians captured her and four children. They were intercepted by the French, who were accompanied by Algonquins, but she was killed in the battle. Her daughter, Louise Picard, born in 1659, married Louis Gagne in 1673.
Jean Baptiste Caron, born July 10, 1641, married Margurite Gagnon in 1661. Robert Caron, son of Robert and Marie, born February 10, 1647, married Marguerite Cloutier in 1674. Catherine, born November 23, 1649, married Jacques Dodier in 1662 and after his death, married Pierre Dupre in 1680. Joseph, born March 19, 1652, married Elisabeth Bernier in 1683. Pierre, born July 11, 1654 married Marie-Michelle Bernier in 1678. Aimée, born about 1656, married Noël Langlois.
Robert Caron died on July 08, 1656, at the age of 45. Marie Crevet Caron later married Noël Langlois, father-in-law of her daughter Aimée, on July 27, 1666.
These families became the ancestors of many of the French-Canadian Carons.
25 OCT 1637
in Quebec, P.Q.
- Marie Caron