1704. Capitaine François BÉLANGER was baptized in 1612 in St-Pierre, Seez, Paroisse Touque, Normandie, France. He was a mason (maçon). His family was one of the first families established in Québec -Une des premières familles établies au Québec.
The names of François BÉLANGER and Marie GAGNON (GUYON) are inscribed on a plaque on the Louis Hébert monument in Parc Montmorency, Québec.
He married Marie GUYON on 12 July 1637 in Notre-Dame Church in Québec; the first French colonist to be married in Québec.- le premier colon français marié au Québec. (1) (2) (3)
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1705. Marie GUYON was baptized 18 March 1624 in St-Jean de Mortagne, Perche, France. Québec Census of 1666 gave her age as 40, which would mean a 1626 birthday. She was buried 1 September 1696 in Cap St-Ignace. She was also known as Marie DION. Sister Barbe GUYON (DION) married Pierre PARADIS.
Children were:i. Charles BÉLANGER was baptized on 19 August 1640 in Québec. He married Barbe CLOUTIER on 21 November 1663 at Château-Richer. He died on 14 and was buried on 15 December 1692 at Château-Richer.(1) (2) (4)
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ii. Marie-Madeleine BÉLANGER. was baptized in Québec on 15 February 1643. She married Bertrand CHESNÉ dit LAGARENNE, Sieur de Lothainville, on 7 August 1656 in Québec. (4)
iii. Marguerite BÉLANGERwas baptized on 23 November 1645 in Québec. Her first marriage was to Antoine BERTON BERSON dit CHÂTILLON on 19 November 1663 in Château-Richer. Her second marriage was to Louis LEVASSEUR on 13 December 1666 in Château-Richer. She was buried on 22 January 1703 in Québec. (4)
iv. Jean François BÉLANGER. was baptized on 15 February 1648 in Québec. He married Marie CLOUTIER on 17 November 1671 in Château-Richer. He was buried on 5 February 1682 in Québec. (1) (2) (4)
v.Françoise Marie Charlotte BÉLANGER. was baptized on 30 June 1650 in Québec. Her first marriage was to Jean LANGLOIS on 19 October 1665 in Château-Richer. Her second marriage was to Thomas ROUSSEAUin 1691. (4)
vi. Mathurine BÉLANGER was baptized on 11 June 1652 in Québec. Her first marriage was to Jean MAHEU on 18 September 1673 in Château-Richer. Her second marriage was to Antoine DE SERRE on 2 October 1674 in Château-Richer. Her third marriage was to François GRÉGOIRE on 26 April 1688 in Pointe-aux-Trembles of Québec. She was buried on 18 January 1698 in Neuville. (4)
vii. Louis BÉLANGER was baptized on 9 January 1655 in Québec. He married Marguerite LEFRANÇOIS on 3 November 1682 in Château-Richer. He was buried on 1 October 1724 in L'Islet. (4)
viii. Louise BÉLANGER was baptized before 1657. She married Jean CLOUTIER on 14 November 1679 in Château-Richer. She was buried on 5 July 1724 in Château-Richer. (4)
ix. Geneviève BÉLANGER was baptized before 1659. She married Guillaume FERTÉ FRETÉ on 23 November 1682 at Cap-St-Ignace. (4)
x. Guillaume BÉLANGER was born on 31 March and baptized on 4 April 1661 in Château-Richer. He was buried in August 1661 in Château-Richer. (4)
xi. Jacques BÉLANGER was born on 24 and baptized on 30 July 1662 in Château-Richer. He married Élizabeth THIBEAULT on 22 November 1691 at Cap-St-Ignace. Élizabeth was born on 20 March 1672/73 and died in June 1756. Jacques died on 17 August 1699 in L'Islet. (2)(4)
xii. Anne BÉLANGER was born on 26 and baptized on 27 July 1664. She was buried on 24 August 1665 in Château-Richer. (4)
Please note: Nicolas BÉLANGER is often included in the family of François Bélanger & Marie Guyon. Tanguay (1) and Gérard (2) list Nicolas as being born around 1633 and the son of François Bélanger & Marie Guyon.
According to Drouin (3) and PRDH (4), he is not the son of François Bélanger & Marie Guyon. Nicolas and François were cousins from the same parish of St-Thomas de Touques. (NAL)
(1) Cyprien Tanguay, DGFC Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Canadiennes Vol 1, p. 38
(2)Frère Éloi-Gérard, B.A., B.P., mariste, Receuil de Généalogies des comptés de Beauce, Dorchester, Frontenac, 1625-1946, Collège du Sacré-Coeur, Beauceville, P.Q. p. 164
(3) Claude Drouin, DNCF Dictionnaire national des canadiens français,
Vol 1, p. 80, 1386-1388.
(4) PRDH - Programme de recherches en démographie historique, Un. de Montréal, Family Certificate No. 275.