2036. Robert Mathieu Choret & 2037. Sebastienne Veillon
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1622, Sebastienne born in Verdille, Ruffec, Angouleme, Poitou, Charente, France; d/o §Maixent Veillon & §Bernarde Venet.
1624, Robert born in France; s/o §Mathieu Choret & §Jeanne Serre.
10/1645, Robert a domestic for the Jesuites in Quebec.
10/31/1646, Robert left New France to return to France with Robert Hache.
2/26/1647 in La Rochelle before notary Pierre Teuleron, and at the house of his good friend Pierre Francois Rouyer, Robert contracted to marry Sebastienne. Neither was able to sign. All parents are named. Robert’s relative, Thomas Venette, a merchant of La Rochelle, gives his consent as Robert’s father is deceased. Mary Venette was a witness, as was Robert’s traveling companion Robert Hache.
3/4/1647 in Ste Marguerite de La Rochelle, France, Robert married Sebastienne.
Robert and Sebastienne traveled back to to New France, settling in Beauport.
3/6/1649, Robert received a concession from the Jesuites of 4 arpents by 10.
3/12/1651, Robert’s house burnt while he was attending church.
3/25/1664, Robert, age 40, died in Hotel Dieu du Quebec; buried 3 days later.
8/25/1664 in Quebec, Sebastiene married 2nd Pierre Aufroy. Attending: Jean Miloy, Germain Morin.
1666 census of Beauport; Sebastienne 40 [spouse Mathieu deceased], Robert 18, Joseph 14, Jeanne 13, Pierre 10, Ignace 10, Jean 8, Pierre 4, Michel Pottier 22 – domestic. [Pierre Aufroy not listed.]
12/21/1698, Sebastienne, age 76, died in Beaumont.
Children of Robert and Sebastienne:
i. Robert Choret (3726), born 10/7/1648 in Quebec, Canada.
ii. Joseph Choret, born 8/14/1650 in Quebec, Canada.
10/29/1676 in Ste Famille, I.O., Joseph married Marie Anne,d/o Pierre Denis & Francoise Roussin.
10/28/1684, Joseph, age 34, died in Hotel Dieu du Quebec.
iii. Jeanne Choret (3763), born 12/11/1652 in Quebec, Canada.
iv. Ignace Choret, born 1/17/1655 in Quebec, Canada. [Twin]
11/26/1685 in Beauport, Ignace married Marie, d/o Nicolas Belanger & Marie Rainville.
10/6/1701, Ignace, age 46, died in Beauport.
v. Pierre Choret, born 1/17/1655 in Quebec, Canada. [Twin]
1/21/1686 in Beauport, Pierre married Marie Madeleine, d/o Toussaint Giroux & Marie Godard.
2/27/1701, Pierre, age 46, died in Hotel Dieu du Quebec.
vi. Jean Choret (1018), born 11/24/1657 in Quebec, Canada.
vii. Pierre Choret, born 1/21/1662 in Quebec, Canada.
1/21/1686 in Beauport, Pierre married Marie Anne, d/o 3596. Michel Baugis & 3597. Marie Madeleine Dubois.
5/5/1736, Pierre, age 74, died in Beauport.