First Generation

Jean FAFARD FAFART married Antoinette LEVERDIER from Hotot près d'Evreau, Normandie, France. (1)

Second Generation

François FAFARD, from Hotot, Près d'Evreux, Normandie, was baptized on 8 January 1630 in Hotot-en-Auge, Ev. Lisieu, Normandie, France. He married Marie RICHARD, from Larochelle, on 5 November 1656 in the Cathédrale de l'Assomption, Trois-Rivières, Québec. Marie, daughter of
Simon RICHARD & Catherine CONSTANCINELLA, was born on 9 July 1630 in France. François died on 25 and was buried on 16 December 1711 in Batiscan. (1)(2)
    They had seven children

François married a second time to Marie Madeleine LEFRANCOIS, daugher of Isaac LEFRANCOIS & Esther PAIGNE on 8 April 1696. His third marriage was to Jeanne GUILLET, daughter of Pierre GUILLET LAJEUNESSE & Jeanne STPAIR, on 23 June 1711. (2)

Third Generation

Louis FAFARD LONVAL married Marie Ursule JACOB, daughter of Étienne JACOB & Jeanne FRESEL, on 22 October 1696 in L'Ange-Gardien, Québec.
    They had six children

His brother Jean FAFARD, was born and baptized on 18 September 1657 in the Cathédrale de L'Assomption, Trois-Rivières, Québec. He married Marguerite COUC dit LAFLEUR in 1682 in Sault Ste-Marie, Michigan. Marguerite was the daughter of Pierre COUC & Marie MITE8AMEG8K8E, who married 16 April 1657 in the Cathedral de L'Assomption in Trois-Rivières, Québec. The officiating Jesuit Priest was Father Paul RAGUENEAU. (1)

Fourth Generation

Joseph FAFARD LONVAL married Marie Josephe LEMAITRE AUGER on 14 February 1729 in Rivière-du-Loup (Louiseville), Québec. Marie Josephe was the daughter of Charles Auger LEMAITRE AUGER & Marie Madeleine CREVIEW BELLERIVE. (1)
    They had eight children

Fifth Generation

Joseph FAFARD LONVAL was born on 5 March 1731 in Sorel. He married Marie Josephte LAGUERCE on 25 February 1754 in Trois-Rivières. Joseph died and was buried on 29 September 1773 in Rivière-du-Loup. Marie Josephe, the daugher of Jean François LAGUERCE & Marguerite BISSONNETTE LAFAVERIE, died on 28 and was buried on 19 March 1788 in Rivière-du-Loup (Louiseville). (2)
    They had twelve children

Sixth Generation

Claude Joseph COLARD, son of François COLARD & Marguerite BALAN LACOMBE, was born and baptized on 13 May 1758 in Yamachiche, Québec. He married Marie Josephe FAFARD LONVAL on 18 October 1779 in Rivière-du-Loup (Louiseville), Québec. Marie Josephe died on 13 and was buried on 15 December 1817 in Rivière-du-Loup (Louiseville), Québec. Claude Joseph died on 23 and was buried on 25 July 1835 in St-Leon-le-Grande, Maskinongé, Québec. (2)
   Children: Marie Euprhosine was born on 11 February 1781 in Rivière-du-Loup; Joseph was born on 26 September 1782 in Rivière-du-Loup; François was born on 7 December 1785 in Terrebonne, Québec.

Marie Josephe FAFARD LONVAL had first married Jean MAILLET, son of Jean Jacques MAILLET & Ursule BLANCHARD on 19 February 1776 in Rivière-du-Loup (Louiseville). They had a daughter Josephe was born on 18 and baptized on 19 Noveber 1776 in Rivière-du-Loup. (2)

Seventh Generation

Joseph COLARD was born on 26 September 1782 in St-Antoine, Rivière-du-Loup, Maskinongé, Québec. He married Louise GUÉRIN SAINTJEAN on 30 April 1804 St-Léon-le-Grand de Maskinongé, Québec. Louise, daughter of Jean Baptiste GUÉRIN & Louise DUPAUL DUPOL, was born on 25 December 1786 in Laprairie, Québec. Louise died on 15 November 1848 in St-Aimé, Massueville, Richelieu, Québec. Then, Joseph married Thérèse GIGUÈRE, daughter of François GIGUÈRE & Thérèse ALEXANDER, on 19 January 1852 in St-Aimé, Massueville, Richelieux, Québec. Jean Baptiste died in 1861. (1)(2)(3)

Eighth Generation

Jean Baptiste COLLARD was born on 7 March 1812 in St-Léon-le-Grand de Maskinongé, Québec. He married Marie Catherine TEROU FERRON 3 February 1834 in St-Léon-le-Grand de Maskinongé, Québec. Marie Catherine, daughter of
Joseph FERRON & Catherine GRENIER, was born on 16 January 1808 in St-Léon-le-Grand de Maskinongé, Québec. (1)(2)

Ninth Generation

Joseph COLLARD was born on 5 September 1846 in St-Aimé, Masseuville, Richelieu, Québec. He married Élizabeth LAMOTHE on 1 May 1865 in St-Théodore d'Acton, Bagot, Québec. Élizabeth, daughter of Théophile LAMOTHE & Julie PROULX, was born on 18 June 1847 in St-Aimé, Masseuville, Richelieu, Québec. Élizabeth died on 5 June 1892 in St-Nazaire d'Acton, Bagot, Québec. They had nine children: Joseph (born 1869); Antoine (born 1871); Pierre (born 1873); Theophile (born 1875); Telesphore (born 1877); Alfred (born 1879); Jean Baptiste (born 1885); Hormitas (born 1887); and Ferdinand (born 1889).
Then Joseph married Elmire TRUDEAU, widow of Gilbert JODOIN, on 11 September 1894 in St-Théodore d'Acton, Bagot, Québec. Elmire died on 2 May 1918 in St-Jean l'Evangeliste, Wickham, Drummon, Québec. Joseph died on 22 August 1933 in St-Jean L'Evangéliste, Wickham, Drummond, Québec. (1)(3)

Tenth Generation

Joseph COLLARD was born on 19 July 1869 in Actonvale, St-André d'Acton, Bagot, Québec. He married Marie MALTAIS on 26 December 1895 at Laconia, Belknap, New Hampshire. Marie, daughter of Davis MALTAIS & Lucie LAFLAMME was born in 1877. Both were alive after 1940 as they were on the 1940 Census of Meredith, Belknap, NH. They had six children. Joseph died in 1952. Marie died in 1954. (3)(4)

Eleventh Generation

Thomas COLLARD was born in 1906 in Laconia, NH. He married Alice HUGHES married in 1934 Beverly, MA. Alice was born in 1910 in Beverly, MA. They had three children. (3)

Twelfth Generation

Thomas COLLARD was born on 18 June 1945 in Laconia, NH. He married Zoraida JUPITA in 1970 in Albuquerque, NM. Zoraida was born on 25 June 1946 in the Philippines. They have four children.

Margaret (Peg) COLLARD KEHL was born on 27 May 1938 in Laconia, NH. She has four children. (3)


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(1) Drouin documents copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.
(2) PRDH - Université de Montréal.
(3) Data in an email from Thomas Collard, March 2013.
(4) LDS Documents
(5) Research conducted by Colleen Martineau and sent emails March 2013.



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