came to the New World in 1617 and was the founder of New France.
French explorer Samuel de Champlain was considered the founder of
New France when he came with twenty or so journeymen in 1608, even
though the first efforts to establish a French colony were in Acadia
Louis Hébert came
to New France in 1617 and was the first farmer in the colony. Hébert
came with his family and is often considered the father symbol of
the entire French-speaking population of Canada.