Jacques de LaPorte dit St-Georges was born on March 5, 1627
in Noce in France. Here are some pictures of Noce
today showing that much remains of Jacques' time.
Jacques de LaPorte dit St-Georges' parents
were Jacques de La Porte and Marie Hamelin.
We have not been able to ascertain precisely when Jacques Laporte
dit St-Georges arrived in New France.
We do know that he signed his first legal document in New France in 1653
and that he lived in Montreal
in 1655, the year that the Sieur de Maisonneuve
granted him a piece of land.
We assume that Jacques de LaPorte dit St-Georges became a farmer.
He also had a house on
On September 3, 1657, Jacques de LaPorte dit St-Georges married Nicole
Eleven children were issued from that
Jacques de LaPorte dit St-Georges died before 1702 probably in 1698.
Again we do not have an exact date because the village of Contrecoeur
where he died was soon after burned down by the Indians.
The date of his death has been estimated according to legal documents
relating to his estate.
His signature appears in a May 25, 1670