914. Etienne Tremblay & 915. Marie Fortin dit Bellefontaine
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12/25/1690, Etienne born in Petitie Rivierie St Francois, Canada; s/o 1828. Pierre Tremblay & 1829. Marie Madeleine Roussin.
3/22/1700, Marie born in Petitie Rivierie St Francois, Canada; d/o 1830. Jacques Fortin & 1831. Catherine Miville.
11/12/1715 in Baie St Paul, Etienne married Marie, a resident of St Francois Xavier de la Petite Riviere. Neither was able to sign. All parents named. Etienne’s father Pierre was present, as well as Marie’s father Jacques. Attending: Rene Delavoye, Antoine Bouchard, Joseph Pinguet, Claude Gautier.
5/2/1735 in Les Eboulements, Etienne attended the wedding of 458. Thomas Cote & 459. Marie Genevieve Gagnon.
10/17/1736 in Les Eboulements, Etienne attended the burial of his father, the Seigneur of les Eboulements. [Etienne inherited the title, but his mother retained directorship. “Eboulements” – landslides caused by an earthquake in 1663.]
Etienne and his brothers Louis and Jean were craftsmen involved in making canoes. They employed Montagnais Indian craftworkers. Church records indicated the brother and their wives were friends and associates of the native populations.
1737 … Etienne and his two brothers appear as godfathers to multiple Indian children.
6/26/1752, Etienne officially becomes Seigneur when his mother concedes the manor.
5/8/1756, Etienne hosted Louis-Joseph, Marquis de Montcalm, at his house to plan an attack against the English army. Etienne’s brother Jean was a member of the militia.
1/7/1760 at Les Eboulements, Etienne and his two brothers all witnessed the wedding of a Montagnais man and a Mik’maq woman.
9/20/1767, Etienne, age 78, Seigneur des Eboulements, died in Les Eboulements.
1/27/1784, Marie died in Les Eboulements.
(S) PRDH Couple #9911.
Children of Etienne and Marie:
i. Marie Catherine Tremblay, born 9/28/1717 in Petitie Rivierie St Francois, Canada.
7/28/1734 in Les Eboulements, Catherine married Jean Baptiste Noel Bouchard, s/o Antoine & Marie Madeleine Simard.
5/1/1810, Catherine died in Baie St Paul.
ii. Etienne Tremblay, born 11/28/1718 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
1/29/1719, Etienne died in Baie St Paul.
iii. Cecile Tremblay (457), born 4/23/1721 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
iv. Joseph Tremblay, born 9/7/1722 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
1/9/1723, Joseph died in Baie St Paul.
v. Marie Josephte Tremblay, born 12/10/1723 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
1/16/1742 in Les Eboulements, Marie married Noel Guay.
11/10/1760, Marie married Ignace Boivin.
11/25/1815, Marie died in Baie St Paul.
vi. Antoine Tremblay, born 7/6/1725 in Les Eboulements, Canada.
vii. Marie Procule Tremblay, 10/14/1726 in Petitie Rivierie St Francois, Canada.
11/4/1744 in Les Eboulements, Procule married Joseph-Jean Guay.
viii. Victoire Cecile Tremblay, born 3/15/1729 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
8/17/1746 in Les Eboulements, Cecile married Augustin Etienne Balard.
3/1/1764, Cecile died in St Michel.
ix. Jean Francois Tremblay, born 10/17/1730 in Baie St Paul, Canada.
2/22/1753 in Les Eboulements, Jean married Marie Madeleine Gonthier.
x. Etienne Tremblay, born 1/19/1734 in Les Eboulements, Canada.
4/30/1754 in Les Eboulements, Etienne married Michelle Gagne.
5/13/1771 in Les Eboulements, Etienne married Marie Madeleine Lavoie.
6/19/1814, Francois died in Les Eboulements.
xi. Louis Roch Augustin Tremblay, born 11/20/1738 in Les Eboulements, Canada.
8/31/1761 in Les Eboulements, Louis married Ursule Constance Simard.
11/8/1796 in St Louis, Isle aux Coudres, Louis married Marie Anne Demolier.
5/4/1838, Louis died in Les Eboulements.
xii. Elisabeth Madeleine Tremblay, born 6/30/1745 in Les Eboulements, Canada.
11/26/1764 in Baie St Paul, Elisabeth married Antoine Bouchard.
11/15/1832, Elisabeth died in in Les Eboulements.