TWELFTH GENERATION


2294. Christophe CREVIER GRENIER was born in St-Jean,La Rochelle. He was also known as Sieur de LaMeslée, also as Christophe GRENIER and also as Christophe CRENIER BELLERIVE. He first appeared as a baker at the Trois-Rivières fort in 1639. He married Jeanne ÉNARD EVRARD HEVARD on 6 November 1633 in France. Christophe and Jeanne returned to France with three children in 1642. In 1649, the reappear in Québec. The Jesuits gave them land at Notre-Dame-des-Anges in 1651. The family returned to Trois-Rivières. Two of the children François & Antoine were killed by the Iroquois on 28 May 1653. Christophe was seized by the Iroquois in June 1658 but freed the following September. He obtained a seigneurie in 1662. He died before 16 May 1663. (1)(4)(5)

2295. Jeanne ÉNARD EVRARD HEVARD was born around 1618 St-Cande-le-Jeune, diocese of Rouen, Normandy, Seine-Maritime, France. (2)

Children were:

child691 i. Marguerite CREVIER CRENIER married François RENOU on 21 August 1683 in Boucherville, Montréal.
She was also known as Marguerite CRENIER CREVIER . She married Michel GAMELIN on 10 October 1661. She had first married Jacques FOURNIER, on 14 May 1657.(1)(3)

ii. Jean CREVIER STFRANCOIS married Marguerite HERTEL on 26 November 1663 in Trois-Rivières. They had five children.(1)

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(1) PRDH, Certificat de famille No. 210.
(2) Ibid.,Certificat d'individu No. 41094.
(3) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 94203.
(4) Biographical Dictionary for The Jesuit Missions in Acadia and New France: 1602-1654, Lucien Campeau, S.J., translated by William Lonc, S.J. & George Topp, S.J., summer 2001, p. 131.
(5) More information at Crevier Family

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