Robert Progenitors

Besides Louis Robert dit Lafontaine there are many others who brought the Robert surname to North America. Below is a list of the ones I know of. In addition to those who brought the surname with them, there are several families who took the given name of their father (or grandfather) as their surname (or took the surname for some other unknown reason). These men appear at the end of the list.

Louis Robert dit Lafontaine (André & Catherine Bonin)
Origin: Ste Marguerite, LaRochelle, Aunis (Charente-Maritime)
Married 25 Nov 1666 Trois Rivières
Marie Bourgery

Charles Robert dit Deslauriers (Louis & Marie LeRoy)
Origin: St Aigulin, ar. Jonzac, ev. Saintes, Saintonge (Charente-Maritime)
Married 9 January 1681 Contrecoeur
Marie Leber

Michel Robert (Philippe & Jeanne Dupuis)
Origin: St Jacques, v., ar., et ev. Amiens, Picardie (Somme)
Married 22 July 1681 Sorel
Marie Madeleine Hayot

Mathurin Robert dit Saint Amand (Pierre & Julienne Guillemet)
Origin: St Pierre de Plumieux, ar. and ev. Brieuc, Bretagne (Côtes du Nord)
Married 30 July 1691 Neuville
Élisabeth Marcot

André Robert dit (Le) Breton (…)
Origin unknown
Married 1st about 1695 Nicolet
Marie Énard
Married 2nd 31 May 1706 Trois Rivières
Marie Marguerite Dania

Joseph Robert dit Watson (Robert Watson & Hannah Austin or Barbe Stesemene)
Origin: Piscatoué ME
Married 1st 15 November 1711 Montréal
Marie Madeleine Demers
Married 2nd 11 April 1717 Boucherville
Angélique Bénard

Pierre Robert dit Durandeau [Dureau] (Simon & Marguerite Rollet)
Origin: v. et ar. Libourne, archev Bordeaux, Guyenne (Gironde)
Married 31 January 1718 Québec
Marie Marguerite Berthelot

Pierre Robert dit Laloire (Pierre & Perrine Cormery)
Origin: St Pierre du Boile, v. ar. et archev. Tours, Touraine (Indre et Loire)
Married 13 November 1719 Montréal (No issue)
Jeanne Fleury

René Robert (Pierre & Françoise Audy)
Origin: Taden, ar. Dinan, ev. St Malo, Bretagne (Côtes du Nord)
Married 15 November 1723 Beauport
Marie Josephe Giroux

Nicolas François Robert (Nicolas & Marie Anne Jacquier)
Origin: Reims, Champagne
Married 29 October 1738 Boucherville
Marie Rose Ménard

Jean Robert (Jean & Catherine Vallette)
Origin: Bayoli, ev. Tolede, Spain
Married 29 April 1748 Québec
Marie Geneviève Auger

Pierre Robert (Jean & Marie Rene)
Origin: Dupont Labé, Saintonge
Married 11 November 1748 Québec
Agnes Marie Josephe Coussy

François Robert (Michel & Jeanne Lemire)
Origin: St Georges, v. St Lo, ev. Bayeux Normandie
Married 1st 16 February 1751 Beauport
Marie Marguerite Crête
Married 2nd 26 Jun 1769 Québec
Catherine Lamothe

Henri Joseph Robert dit Namur (Michel & Madeleine Bierlain)
Origin: Namur, Belgium
Married 20 September 1751 Fort St Frédéric NY
Marguerite Laliberté-Mouilleron

Silvain Robert (Gilbert & Marie Dorgeron)
Origin: Jolibois, ev. Bourges, Berry
Married 21 June 1756 Sault au Récollet
Marie Joseph Paradier

Etienne Robert (René & Marie Samuel)
Origin: St Guillaume, ev. Viviers, Languedoc
Married 1st 11 january 1758 St Joachim
Catherine Plante
Married 2nd 14 January 1770 Ste Geneviève Montréal
Marie Benoit

François Robert dit Grenoble (Jean Baptiste & Marthe Rupelien)
Origin: Grenoble, Dauphine
Married 23 April 1759 Montréal
Marie Catherine Desparois

Alexandre Robert (Charles & Elisabeth Martin)
Origin: St Louis de Toulon, Provence
Married 21 September 1760 Montréal
Marie Anne Levasseur

Michel Robert (Jean & Marie Françoise Lefebvre)
Origin: Acadie
Married 7 January 1765 Montréal
Thérèse Julien-Lacombe

Jean Robert (Jean & Geneviève Létourneau)
Origin: Ile Guernesey
Married 19 October 1795 Montmagny
Ursule Canolier

Ernest Robert (...)
Origin: Pesne, Franche-Comté, France
Married (...)
Françoise Mourray (...)

Jean Baptiste Robert (Christophe & Anne Lerat)
Origin: Vitry, Marne, France
Married 25 November 1873 Montréal (Notre-Dame)
Adèle Valois

Amable Robert (François & Marie Causserand)
Origin: France
Married 19 January 1874 Cap St Ignace
Aurelie Belanger

Joseph Robert (François & Marie Hortence Chattais)
Origin: Belgium
Married 11 Nov 1890 Billing’s Bridge Ontario
Louise Eugenie Lemire

Eugene Robert (Claude & Marguerite Fagot)
Origin: France
Married 1 July 1904 Villemarie
Eugènie Métivet

Louis Robert (Jean Jacques Joseph & Claire Agathe Blanc)
Origin: diocese de Gap, Hautes-Alpes, France
Married 25 September 1906 Montauban
Caroline Genest

Emile Robert (Emile Adolphe & Hermance Gottes)
Origin: France
Married 8 July 1907 Rivière-du-Loup (St-Patrice)
Marie Louise Plante

Victor Robert (Gustave Louis & Justine Caroline Warnier)
Origin: Bruges, Belgique
Married 2 March 1908 Rivière-du-Loup (St-Patrice)
Marie Paradis

Auguste Paul Robert (Charles & Thérèse Louise Gigon)
Origin: Ste Marie, La Havre, France
Married 22 May 1909 Montréal (Notre-Dame)
Marie Jacquet

Henri Robert (Emile & Armance Robert)
Origin: Génève, Suisse
Married 7 June 1937 St-Hubert Rivière-du-Loup
Marie Marilda Dube


Progenitors of Robert families whose orginal surname was not Robert

Robert Fasche (Nicolas & Catherine Suret)
Married 1 December 1696 Montréal
Catherine Cadieux

Robert Chartier (Guillaume & Marie Faucon)
Married 15 November 1706 Pte-aux-Trembles
Anne Demers

Robert Mosion dit Lamouche (Robert & Marie-Elisabeth Chénier)
Married 25 November 1737 Montréal
Marguerite Ménard

Robert Boulé (Jacques & Agathe Morin)
Married 18 November 1748 Berthier
Agathe Gendron

Paul Vachon (Noël & Marie-Jeanne Belanger)
marriage contract 28 June 1749 Barolet
Anne Doyon

Jean Ariail (Charles & Marie Moreau)
Married 13 July 1761 Contrecoeur
Louise Allard

Louis Chauret ( Louis & Marie Louise Laurin)
married 10 Feb 1800 Longue-Pointe
Marie Louise Choquet

Robert Obomsawin (Pierre-Joseph & Angélique __)
Married 31 Jan 1812 St Francois du Lac
Marie Louise Gill

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