1832. Jean Cote & 1833. Anne Martin
1603, Anne born in Mortagne-au-Perche, Normandie, France. [Possibly a daughter of Abraham Martin as given in (S) Tanguay. If this is true, Anne may have been related to Jean since her grandmother would have been Isabel Cote, also from Perche.]
1607, Jean born in Peut-etre a Mortagne-au-Perche, Normandie, France.
7/20/1634, Jean arrived in New France in a flotilla of ships that included the Saint Jacques. [Anne may have arrived at the same time.]
11/17/1634 in Notre Dame de Québec City, Jean married Anne. Present at the wedding were Guillaume Couillard [possibly Anne’s uncle] and Seigneur Robert Giffard.
1636, Jean and Anne settled at Beauport on 1 aprent of frontage on la Grande-Allee granted by Governor Montmagny.
Because of problems with Indian raids, Noel Langlois rented them a small parcel of land near his house for mutual defense. Jean built a cabin at this location. [They also eventually purchased a house in the Upper Town of Quebec.] [If Anne were a daughter of Abraham, then Noel would be the brother of her stepmother.]
1641, Jean and Noel Langlois undertook to provide the Company of New France, five hundred bales of hay for 80 livres.
1645, Robert Giffard formally bequeathed Jean the land he had occupied for a period of 10 years. Jean also had a property of 150 feet frontage with a depth of 60 feet in the Upper Town of Quebec [which he sold to his son-in-law Pierre Soumande.]
12/24/1652, “Jean Cote recoit de Robert Giffard, seigneur de Beauport une donation”.
3/27/1661, Jean, age 54, died in his home in Beauport, buried the next day in the Church of Notre Dame, Quebec City.
1666 Census, Anne and 3 sons are in the employ of Michel Acoup in Beauport.
12/4/1684, Anne, age 81, died in the house of Francois Huguet & Anne Soumande [her granddaughter by daughter Simone] and was buried the next day in Québec City.
Children of Jean and Anne:
i. Louis Cote, baptized 10/25/1635 in Québec City, QC;
11/6/1662 in Notre Dame de Québec City, Louis married Elisabeth, d/o 7178. Noel Langlois & 7179. Francoise Grenier.
Bef. 12/15/1669, Louis died in Château Richer, Montmorency, QC.
ii. Simone Cote, born 12/9/1637 in Québec City, QC;
11/16/1649 in Québec City, QC, Simone married Pierre Soumande-dit-Delorme.
Aft. 20 Oct 1698, Simone died in Québec City, QC.
iii. Martin Cote, born 7/12/1639 in Québec City, QC;
7/25/1667 in Chateau Richer, Martin married Suzanne Page, d/o Raymond.
8/30/1710, Martin, age 71, died in St. Pierre de l'Île d'Orléans, QC.
iv. Mathieu Cote, born 7/6/1642 in Québec City, QC;
9/11/1667, Mathieu married Elisabeth Gravel, d/o Joseph Masse Gravel.
2/25/1696, Mathieu, age 54, died in St. Pierre de l'Île d'Orléans, QC.
v. Jean Baptiste Cote (916), born 2/23/1644 in Québec City, Canada.
vi. Noel Cote, born 5/4/1646 in Québec City, QC;
2/13/1673 in Beauport, Noel married Helene Gratton, d/o Claude.
3/7/1701, Noel died in St. Pierre de l'Île d'Orléans, QC.
vii. Marie Cote, born 1/11/1648 in Québec City, QC;
1/25/1648, Marie died in Québec City, QC.
viii. Louise Cote, born 4/10/1650 in Québec City, QC;
11/4/1663 in Notre Dame de Québec City, Louise married Jean Grignon.
Bef. 4/30/1696, Louise died in La Rochelle, France.