TENTH GENERATION


684. Pierre FORCIER was born around 1648 in St-Similien, Diocese of Nantes, Bretagne (ar. Nantes, Loire-Atlantique), France. He married Marguerite GIRARD before 10 February 1675 in France. He died on 18 and buried on 19 May 1690 in St-Francois-du-Lac, Québec. He was killed by the Iroquois (tué par les Iroquois) during one of the raids on the village. (1)(4)

685. Marguerite GIRARD was born in 1649 in Bourgogne, France. After Pierre's death, she then married René ABRAHAM DESMARAIS, widower of Jeanne BLONDEAU, on 30 November 1690 in St-François-du-Lac, Yamaska, Québec. (4)

Children were:

child149 i. Marguerite FORCIER was born and baptized on 6 April 1684 in Sorel. She married René DANIS TOURANGEAU on 28 January 1705 in Montréal, Québec. René was born on and baptized on 21 December 1679 in Notre-Dame de Montréal, Québec. She died on 3 and was buried on 4 May 1761 in St-Michel d'Yamaska. René died and was buried on 15 June 1757 in St-Michel d'Yamaska, Québec. (1)(3)(4)

child342 ii. Joseph FORCIER was born on 20 and baptized 26 January 1677 in St-Pierre de Sorel, Québec. He married Marie Gertrude JOYELLE on 19 February 1703 in St-François-du-Lac, Yamaska, Québec. Marie Gertrude was born and baptized on 19 May 1681 in the parish of Immaculé-Conception de Trois-Rivières, Québec. Marie Gertrude died and was buried on 16 April 1732 in St-François-du-Lac, Yamaska, Québec. Joseph died and was buried on 6 May 1741 in St-François-du-Lac, Yamaska, Québec. (1)(2)(5)

iv. Jacques FORCIER was born on 10 and baptized on 18 February 1682 in the Paroisse de St-Pierre de Sorel. He married Marie Jeanne HAREL on 10 October 1706 in St-François-du-Lac, Yamaska. He died on 5 and was buried on 6 June 1750 in St-Michel d'Yamaska.
Marie Jeanne was born on 1 and was baptized on 14 March 1687 in the Paroisse de La Visitation, Chaplain. Marie Jeanne died on 20 and was buried on 23 May 1769 in St-Michel d'Yamaska, Québec. (1)(4)(5)

   Four other children. (1)

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(1) PRDH, Certificat de famille No. 4397.
(2) Ibid.,Certificat de mariage No. 92892.
(3) Ibid., Certificat de mariage No. 47886.
(4) PRDH document - Université de Montréal.
(5) Drouin Document copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.