Basile GOURD was born in 1792. He married Marie Monique MAGNERON MIGNERON dite LAJEUNESSE on 6 February 1815 in the Paroisse Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire, St-Hyacinthe, Co. St-Hyacinthe, Québec. Basile died on 9 and was buried on 11 January 1862 in St-Paul, Co. Joliette, Québec. (2) (3) (5)
Marie Monique MIGNERON MAGNERON dite LAJEUNESSE was born and baptized on 8 April 1798 in the Paroise de Notre-Dame du Rosaire, St-Hyacinthe, Co. St-Hyacinthe, Québec. She was the daughter of Alexis MIGNERON LA JEUNESSE & Catherine LUSSIER. After Basile's death in 1862, she married a second time to François HARNOIS on 8 October 1866 in the Paroisse de la Cathedrale de Joliette, Co. Joliette, Québec. After her second husband died, Marie Monique went to live with her daugher Elisabeth GOURD who married Jean Baptiste VAILLANCOURT. According to the Census 1881 in Montréal District 90, Marie Monique, age 82, was living with her daughter Élisabeth in Montréal. (3)
Children were:i. Fabien Cyrille GOURD GOURE was born on 30 April and baptized on 1 May 1819 in L'Assomption. He married Marie Anne HÉROUX dite Bouillinvile on 18 February 1840 in St-Jacques, de l'Achigan, Co. Montcalm, Québec. Cyrille died on 8 and was buried on 10 January 1898 in the Paroisse St-Patrice, Rawdon, Co. Montcalm, Québec. (2)(3)
iii. Rosalie GOURD GOURE was born in 1826 in St-Sulpice, Co. L'Assomption. (5)
iv. Elisabeth GOURD GOURE was born 12 August 1827 at l'Assomption. She married Jean Baptiste Benoit VAILLANCOURT on 15 October 1844 at l'Assomption. Elisabeth was buried from Notre-Dame-de-Montréal on 8 November 1907. Jean Baptiste was buried on 29 May 1908 also from Notre-Dame.
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(1) Mariages du comté de L'Assomption: St-Sulpice (1706), pp. 541-542.
(2) PRDH document - Université de Montréal
(3) Drouin document copied from the Parish Registers of Québec.
(4) Québec Counties - Montcalm, Joliette, L'Assomption, Berthier
(5) Census 1861 Canada East - Basile Gourd & Family