3672. Jean Gagnon & 3673. Marguerite Cochon
8/13/1610, Jean born in St-Aubin, Tourouvre, Normandie, France, s/o 7344. Pierre Gagnon & 7345. Renee Roger.
1620, Marguerite “Cauchon” born in St Jacques, Dieppe, Normandy, France; d/o 7346. Jean Cauchon & 7347. Marguerite Cointerel.
6/1635, Jean traveled from France to Canada with his family; some of 100 immigrants arriving at Tadoussac in a flotilla of ships.
1636-38, Marguerite traveled to Canada with her family.
1640, Jean received a concession in Chateau Richer from Jean Bourdon, 7 arpents frontage by 126 deep.
7/29/1640 in Beaupre, Jean married Marguerite; the first of the 3 brothers to get married. The names of his parents was given, including the fact that his father was deceased and his mother still living. Both origins given. Attending: Pierre Gardeur de Repentigny, Noel Jinchereau des Chastelets, Jean Bourdon.
1/25/1641 in Chateau Richer, Jean the godfather to Anges, d/o 3674. Robert Drouin & 3675. Marie Chapelier. [Jean’s son Jean would marry Robert’s daughter Marguerite.]
1640–1646, the Gagnon brothers owned a shop at Saint Charles of Cape Tourmente.
8/15/1641, Jean and Marguerite’s daughter Jeanne baptized “in the house of Beaupre.”
8/14/1651 Jean, with his brothers, purchase land and build a house at Place de la Basse-Ville.
3/26/1652 in Chateau Richer, Marguerite the godmother to Marguerite, d/o 3650. Etienne Racine & 3651. Marguerite Martin.
7/16/1652, Pierre Parent acquired 4 arpents next to Jean in Chateau Richer.
10/6/1658 Jean purchased a store with his brothers, 60 feet frontage by 24 feet deep on rue St-Pierre, in the lower town of Quebec city.
2/2/1660, Jean and brother Mathurin confirmed in Chateau-Richer. Multiple nephews and neices were also confirmed.
1666 census of Beaupre [Comte de Montmorency]: Jean 55, Marguerite 46, children: Jeanne 24, Jean 18, Germain 13, Raphael 10, Marie 5, and Etienne Mesny 22 [servant].
1667 census of Beaupre: Jean, Marguerite, children, and Noel Viart [servant]; 8 cattle, 30 arpents of cleared land.
10/9/1668, Jean and his brothers sold the store to Pierre Pellerin.
1670, Jean and Marguerite residents of Chateau Richer.
4/2/1670, Jean, age 60, buried in Chateau-Richer; priest Fillon performed the burial.
7/2/1673, Marguerite and her brother Jean, and half-brother Jacques, met at Jacques house to divide their father’s estate. The property was divided up equally, with Jacques being the inheritor of the family lands.
1681 census of Comte de Montmorency; Marguerite 60, son Germain 28, son Raphael 24.
6/26/1699, Marguerite, age 79, died in Hotel Dieu du Quebec.
• Jean would not have very many named descendants. His daughters would help perpetuate the names of the men they married.
Children of Jean and Marguerite:
i. Jeanne Gagnon, born 8/15/1641 in Quebec, Canada.
4/26/1654 in Québec, Jeanne, age 13, married Jean Chapleau, s/o Jean.
5/24/1699 in Quebec, Jeanne, age 58, died.
ii. Renee Marie Gagnon, born 4/8/1643 in Quebec, Canada.
10/3/1660 in Chateau Richer, Renee married Jean Ouimet, s/o Nicolas.
Bef. 11/22/1702, Renee, age 59, died in Ste Famille, I.O.
iii. Marguerite Gagnon (3655), born 2/12/1645 in Quebec, Canada.
iv. Jean Gagnon (1836), born 2/5/1648 in Quebec, Canada.
v. Etienne Gagnon, born 9/19/1650 in Quebec.
vi. Germain Gagnon, born 9/1/1653 in Quebec.
7/27/1688 in Château-Richer, Germain married Jeanne, d/o Jacques David & Marie Grandry.
11/23/1708 in Château-Richer, Germain, age 55, died.
vii. Raphael Gagnon, born 7/18/1656 in Quebec.
10/20/1687 in Château-Richer, age 31, Raphael died.
viii. Marie Gagnon (2011), born 8/1/1659 in Quebec, Canada