Descended from these New France settlers? If so, you may be related to a number of celebrities

If you’re descended from Zacharie Cloutier a French colonist who settled in the Beauport area of Quebec near modern-day Quebec City in 1634 and his wife, Sainte (Xainte) Dupont, or Jean Guyon du Buisson, a French colonist and his wife, Mathurine Robin, who also settled in Beauport in about 1632, you’re probably related to a number of famous people. These celebrities includ Céline Dion, Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Shania Twain, Justin Bieber, Justin Trudeau, Beyoncé, Meghan Trainor, Queen Camilla, Alanis Morissette, Jack Kerouac and Hilary Rodham Clinton.

Learn more in The List article, Celebrities Who Have Ancestry Connections With Queen Camilla.

Not included in the article are the famous Cloutier-Dupont and Guyon-Robin descendants, Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey, Avril Lavigne, Julie Payette, Alex Trebek and Ricky Gervais, among many others.

By 1800, Cloutier had 10,850 descendants — the most of any Quebec colonist, according to marriage records studied by PRDH, the Historical Demography Research Program, at the Université de Montréal.

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