NINTH GENERATION


François BÉLANGER dit BONSECOURS (Seigneur - Lord) was born and baptized on 12 December 1686 in L'Islet St-Jean, Cap-St-Ignace, Montmagny . He married Geneviève CLOUTIER on 16 November 1711 in Bonsecours, L'Islet. He died on 12 and was buried on 13 October 1727 in L'Islet. The aka or dit name "Bonsecours" was most likely given to him because his family was from the parish of Notre-Dame de Bonsecours in the county of L'Islet. (2)(3) (5)

Geneviève CLOUTIER, daughter of René CLOUTIER & Marie Élisabeth LEBLANC was born and baptized on 1 February 1688 in L'Islet. She died on 22 and was buried on 23 May 1759 in L'Islet. (5)

     Children were:

v. Marie Françoise BÉLANGER was born and baptized on 18 February 1718 in L'Islet. She married Augustin FOURNIER on 21 March 1735 in Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, L'Islet. Augustin was born and baptized on 28 June 1704 in Cap St-Ignace. He died on 27 and was buried on 29 August 1758 in Cap St-Ignace, Co. Montmagny. Marie Françoise died on 11 and was buried on 12 October 1777 in Cap St-Ignace, Co. Montmagny. (1) (4) (5)

i. François BÉLANGER was born on 20 August 1712 and died in March 1714 in L'Islet. (1)(8)

ii. Jean Baptiste BÉLANGER was baptized on 6 January 1714 in L'Islet. He married Marie Brigitte BLUTEAU on 23 October 1742 in Ste-Famille, I.O. He was twin to Jean François. (1)

iii. Jean François BÉLANGER, twin to Jean Baptiste, was baptized on 6 January 1714 in L'Islet. Godparents were François BÉLANGER and Marie Anne CLOUTIER. He had been condtionally baptized on 19 November 1713. Presiding priest was the Rev YVES.
He married Marie Louise CARON on 9 January 1736 in the parish of St-Igance-du-Cap-St-Ignace. Marie Louise was born on 22 and was baptized on 23 December 1715 in Cap-St-Ignace. Godparents were Philippe BERNIER & Elisabeth CARON. Another date: Marie Louise CARON was baptized on 8 February 1713 in the parish of St-Ignace-du-Cap-St-Ignace. Presiding priest Rev. LECLAIR. Jean François was buried in the parish of Notre-Dame de Bonsecours on 25 February 1772 at the age of 59. Marie Louise died on 2 and was buried on 4 July 1785 in St-Cuthbert. (1)(5)(7)(8)(9)(10|

iv. Marie Geneviève BÉLANGER was born on 20 September 1715 in L'Islet. She married Jean Baptiste GAUDREAU GOTREAU on 23 November 1733 in L'Islet. (1)

vi. Marie Françoise BÉLANGER was born in 18 February 1718 in L'Islet. She married Joseph GAUDREAU GOTREAU on 2 March 1734 in L'Islet. She died on 20 February 1736 in Montmagny. (1)

vii. Pierre Paul BÉLANGER was born on 3 May 1719 in L'Islet. He married Marie Claire FOURNIER on 28 October 1742 in Cap-St-Ignace. (1)

viii. Louis Michel BÉLANGER was born on 27 January and died on 15 March 1721 in L'Islet. (1)

ix. Marguerite Ursule BÉLANGER was born on 13 March 1722 in L'Islet. (1)

x. Nicolas BÉLANGER was born on 7 November and died on 1 December 1723 in L'Islet. (1)

xi. Joseph BÉLANGER was born on 2 February 1725 in L'Islet. He married Geneviève Salomé FOURNIER on 10 March 1745 in L'Islet. (1)

xii. Pierre BÉLANGER was born on 4 February 1727 in L'Islet. He married Marie Françoise BERNIER JEANDEPARIS on 11 May 1750 in L'Islet. (1)

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(1) PRDH, Certificat de famille No. 87687.
(2) Ibid., Certificat de famille No. 5236.
(3) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 24512.
(4) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 132972.
(5) PRDH Documents No. 24276 & No. 26960
(6) Drouin Documents copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.
(7) Québec, Vital & Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
(8) Parish Record: L'Islet 1679-1779 Images #39, #38, #45
(9) Parish Record: Cap-St-Ignace 1679-1808 Image #118, #52
(10) Parish Record: St-Cuthbert 1783-1786 Imge#31