Note: e 'Moulin d'Or', contracting to come to the 'New World' to farm. His employer, Pierre Parent, financed the passage from France to French Canada. After three years serving under Parent, Pierre settled down on a piece of land and on September 8, 1670, in Quebec, married Anne Legou, born in 1656, the daughter of Pierre Legou and Marie Boiscochin, of St Etieene of Mans, of Main, France. They had eight children (Editor's note: this number included a set of twins) and many descendants."
Mr. A. Fauteux, chief librarian of the Montreal Public Library has this to say concerning the origin of the Valliere family: "The Vallieres may have spelt their name Valleres, Valieres, Valiere, and even Valier, but they all descend from Pierre Valliere who came from the province of Saintonge in France and who was married to Anne Lagou at Quebec in 1670.. 'I don't think that Pierre Valliere had any coat of arms because hecame here as a simple soldier (Ed note: apparently came as an apprentice farmer to Pierre Parent) and was apparently of a humble extraction. He had as direct descendant Remy Vallieres de St Real who was a remarkable man and became Chief Justice of Lower Canada. Nobody knows on what authority the said Chief Justice added to his family name the one of St. Real'."
Note: "On May 14, 1666, at 17 years of age, Pierre embarked on th
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