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Friday, July 9, 2010

Pierre Mercier & Marie Madeleine Gagne

1004. Pierre Mercier & 1005. Marie Madeleine Gagne

2/9/1687, Pierre born in St Joachim, Canada; s/o 2008. Pascal Mercier & 2009. Anne Cloutier.

1689, Madeleine born in Quebec, Canada; d/o 2010. Louis Gagne & 2011. Marie Gagnon.

1/19/1711 in St Joachim, Pierre contracted to marry Madeleine Gagne; both residents of St Joachim. Pierre’s father was deceased, his mother a widow. None of the parents were present.

1718, Madeleine died in St Vallier. [Likely associated with the birth of Augustin and his twin brother.]

8/16/1718 in St Francois, I.O., Pierre, widower and resident of Berthier, married Madeleine Asselin; d/o 1880. Jacques Asselin & 1881. Marie Morisset. Both were able to sign the document. Pierre’s previous spouse named. Marie’s parents named. Attending: Pierre Asselin, Pascal Mercier and Jean Mercier – brothers of Pierre, and Gentien Mauricet.

1/24/1719, an inventory of Madeleine Gagne’s effects was given to Michon.

4/17/1746, Pierre, given age 60, died in Berthier sur Mer; buried the next day in the “chantre” of the first church of Berthier “in the presence of his children and all of the parish.”

Children of Pierre and Madeleine Gagne:

i. Marie Anne Mercier, born bef. 7/1711 in Quebec, Canada.
5/7/1731 in Berthier en Bas, Anne married Louis Boutin.

ii. Pierre Mercier, born bef. 1713 in Quebec, Canada.
11/9/1744 in St Vallier, Pierre married Marie Louise Tanguay.

iii. Marie Madeleine Mercier, born bef. 1714 in Quebec, Canada.
7/27/1739 in Berthier en Bas, Madeleine married Joseph Asselin, s/o 1880. Jacques Asselin & 1881. Marie Morisset.

iv. Marie Francoise Mercier, born bef. 1716 in Quebec, Canada.
11/25/1743 in Berthier en Bas, Francoise married Jacques Labbe.
4/12/1779, Francoise died in Ste Famille, I.O.

v. Augustin Mercier (502), born 1/23/1718 in St Vallier Quebec, Canada.

vi. Francois Mercier, born 1/23/1718 in St Vallier, Canada. [Died an infant.]

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