Marthe-Marguerite French

Marthe-Marguerite French

Birth
Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 May 1762 (aged 66)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Memorial ID 126176577 · View Source
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Marthe-Marguerite was taken captive by the French & Indians during the raid on Deerfield, February 1704. She survived the long march to Montreal, and was taken to a convent (Sisters of the Congregation, Montreal) after passing through Fort Chambly. Marthe-Marguerite was baptized at the age of 12, on 23 January 1707, in Basilique Notre-Dame, Montreal. She was baptized on the condition that she would also take the name of Marguerite, which was given to her by her godmother. She was able to write and signed all of her own documents.

She married (1) Jacques Roy dit St Lambert on 24 November 1711, in the Basilique Notre-Dame, Montreal. They are the parents of the following (verified with PRDH):
1) Marie-Anne-Marguerite (1712-1713)
2) Marie-Josephe (1714-1772) md Pierre Archambault
3) Marie-Catherine (1716-1716)
4) Jacques (1718-1773) md Marie-Francoise Prudhomme
5) Andre (1720-)
6) Pierre (1722-1784) md (a) Marie-Elisabeth-Isabelle Fournier dit Prefontaine and (b) Marie Anne Simon
7) Marguerite (1724-1731)
8) Laurent (1725-1796) md Marie-Catherine Cordier
9) Marie-Suzanne (1727-1728)
10) Sylvestre (1729-1733)
11) Marie-Angelique (1731- )

Marthe-Marguerite married (2) Jean-Louis Menard on 4 May 1733, in St-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec. They are the parents of the following (verified with PRDH):
1) Marie-Anne (1734-1767) md Jean-Baptiste Perreault dit Potvin
2) Marie-Louise (1735-1790) md Joseph Plessis dit Belair
3) Jacques (1737- )
4) Marie-Marguerite (1738-1804) md Etienne Simon dit Delorme
5) Jean-Pierre (1739-1792)

She was buried on 2 May 1762.


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  • Created by: AW
  • Added: 10 Mar 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 126176577
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marthe-Marguerite French (12 May 1695–2 May 1762), Find a Grave Memorial no. 126176577, citing Notre-Dame Ancient Cemetery, Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by AW (contributor 47829810) .