1850. Jean François HAREL was born in 1646, probably at La Rochelle, France, where he was acquainted with Jacques Aubuchon, and where he lived between 1650 and 1660. He declared himself to be 17 years of age at the 1666 census, and 18 years old in 1667. He was a domestic servant of Jacques Aubuchon at Trois-Rivieres. He was 30 years old at the 1681 census, a domestic servant of Michel Pelletier at the Seignory of Gentilly. He also seems to have worked for, and entered a contract to serve Claude Houssard for two years. It is possible that he was born at Toutainville, France. The Harel family is one of the oldest in France. He was also known as Jean HAREL-JANEL. He married Marie Madeleine PESCHER before 31 December 1672 in Québec. He died and was buried on 5 January 1716 in St-Pierre de Sorel. (1)(2)(7)

1851. Marie Magdeleine PESCHER was also known as Marie Madeleine PECHE. She was born around June 1645 in France. She died on 19 and buried on 20 November 1728 in Notre-Dame de Montréal, Québec. (3)(7)

Children were:

childvii. Marie Jacqueline HAREL AREL was born on 4 and baptized on 9 June 1684 in the Paroisse de La-Visitation, Champlain, Québec. She married Pierre PIETTE TREMPE on 22 November 1700 in Sorel. Pierre was born on 23 December 1670 in Sorel. Pierre (Jean Baptiste) died on 11 and was buried on 12 December 1763 in the Paroisse de Ste-Geneviève, Berthierville, Co. Berthier, Québec. (5)(6)(7)

child373 ix. Marie Clémence HAREL AREL was born before 1689 in Québec somewhere. She married Pierre PELISSIER on 10 October 1714 in St-Pierre de Sorel. She died and was buried on 9 April 1757 in St-Michel d'Yamaska. (1)(4)(7)
Please note: There are 4 PÉLISSIER LINEAGES from Marie Clémence Harel & Pierre Pélissier Lafeuillade to Théroux-Bélanger, Léveillée-Théroux, Théroux-Bélanger and Salvas-Lavallée.

childreviii. Marie Jeanne HAREL was born on 1 and was baptized on 14 March 1687 in the Paroisse de La Visitation, Chaplain. She married Jacques FORCIER FORTIER on 10 October 1706 in St-François-du-Lac. Jacques was born on 10 and baptized on 18 February 1682 in the Paroisse de St-Pierre de Sorel. Jacques died on 5 and was buried on 6 June 1750 in St-Michel d'Yamaska. Marie Jeanne died on 20 and was buried on 23 May 1769 in St-Michel d'Yamaska, Québec.(1)(7)

child   Six other children (1)

Please note: There are seven HAREL LINEAGES from Jean François HAREL HERELL & Marie Madeleine PESCHER - to Salvas - Lavallée - Théroux - Bélanger - Léveillée families.
Also note: HAREL LINEAGES in Acrobat .pdf format

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(1) PRDH, Certificat de famille No. 3856.
(2) Ibid., Certificat d'individu No. 1744.
(3) Ibid., Certificat d'individu No. 1745.
(4) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 84204.
(5) Ibid., Certificat de famille No. 8718.
(6) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 84006.
(7) Drouin documents copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.