Rene d'Amours/Damours de Clignancourt: (1660-after 1710)
Rene married Charlotte Francoise Legardeur (daughter of Charles Legardeur de Tilly & Genevieve Juchereau) in 1689 at Quebec and their children were; Rene-Louis (1691-1702), Joseph (b.1693), Marie-Judith (b.1696) & Marie Angelique (b.1697) & Louis-Mathieu (bapt.1699).
Louis-Mathieu d'Amours/Damours, sieur de Clignancourt:
Louis was the son of Rene & Charlotte-Francoise Legardeur de Tilly, baptized at Sunbury, New Brunswick. He married Marie-Madeleine (daughter of Joseph Guyon dit Despres & Marie-Madeleine Petit) at Terrebonne, Quebec in 1729. Their children were Jean-Mathieu (b.1730), Benjamin-Mathieu (b.abt.1740)(m.Marie-Hoppolyte Delorimier in 1765) & Madeleine (b.1741)(m.Joseph Antoine Guillaume Delorimier in 1760).
Marie-Madeleine's father (Joseph Guyon) was at Detroit in 1710, her uncle (Jean Guyon) was commander of Green Bay & Michilimackinac, another uncle (Denis Guyon) was Cadillac's father-in-law, her sister (Marie-Josephte Guyon) was married to Paul Marin and her brother (Francois-Louis Guyon) sent Charles Leduc to the Sioux in 1733.
Louis hired voyageur's for the fur trade from 1723 to 1752, trading at Michilimackinac, Lapointe, Riviere St.Joseph, Detroit, Sault Ste.Marie, Niagara, "Poste des Miami" & "pays d'en haut. His partnerships included Francois l'Archevesque, Louis Denys de Laronde, Nicolas Sarrazin & Nicolas Marie d'Ailleboust, sieur de Musseaux. In the winter of 1728/29 Louis-Mathieu was with Constant Lemarchard, sieur de Lignery and his military force of 400 French & 800-900 Natives on a punitive mission against the Fox tribe. Louis-Mathieu was left at Green Bay after the fort was burned. In the spring of 1754 "Dame Magdeleine Guion-Depres is reported as the widow of de Clignancourt and is hiring voyageurs in Montreal for a voyage to Michilimackinac.
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