Antoine Brassard

Male 1609 - 1669  (60 years)


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  • Name  Antoine Brassard 
    Born  1609  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1636  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Antoine arrived in Canada in 1636. He came from Normandy. He married in 1637 to Francoise Mery.
    Travel  1639  [4
    • Antoine and Francoise returned to France. Their first two children were born at La Rochelle, France.
    Census  1639-1640  [5

    • Antoine Brassard (married in Canada)
      Francoise Mery
      Antoine (born in Canada)
    Employment  4 Oct 1642  Fort St. Louis, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Antoine and Francoise were hired by Guillaume Couillard as domestique servants. A contract was drawn up by notary Martial Piraube. They were paid 144 livres and given board. Neither spouse could sign the contract but made their marks. Present was Guillaume Tronquet.
    Land  14 Feb 1647  Fort St. Louis, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Antoine was given a concession of a few arpents that was located on the border of the road that linked Quebec and Cap-Rouge. The land consisted of two plots situated in the neighborhood of Quebec. The first, three arpents, two perches and nine feet, was located between the Grande-Allee and the river, extending as far as the cliff. The second, three arpents of frontage to a depth of six arpents, was between the seigneurie Saint-Jean and the Upper-Town on the Grande-Allee. This act was signed by notary Henry Bancheron.
    Land  Bef 1648  [4
    • Antoine obtained a plot in Upper-Town which he must have used to practice his trade of master mason. This plot consisted of nine toises in width (54feet) on Rue Saint-Louis, to a depth of thirty-nine toises (234 feet) running as far as the road from Mont-Carmel, between the lots of Charles Palentin de Lapointe and Jean Lemelin dit Tourangeau.
    Land  19 Oct 1663  [4
    • Antoine divided his land between his sons-in-law. Jean Lemelin, Jacques Hedouin and Louise Fontaine recieved six arpents each.
    Land  Between 1665 and 1668  Sillery, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Listed in inventory drawn up after Antoine's death were lands he owned in Sillery. The land consisted of thirty arpents, two of them frontage, and was assigned in 1665.
    Census  1666  Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6

    • Antoine Brassard, 57 years, macon, habitant
      Francoise Mery, 45 years
      Guillaume, 18 years
      Antoine, 16 years
      Jean Baptiste, 14 years
      Louis, 12 years
      Dorthee, 9 years

      Living in Upper-Town
    Census  1667  Sillery, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7

    • Antoine Brassard, habitant, 58 years
      Francoise Mery, 54 years
      Guillaume Brassard, 20 years
      Antoine Brassard, 18 years
      Jean Brassard, 16 years
      Louis Brassard, 14 years
      Dorothee Brassard, 12 years

      They owned three head of cattle and had twenty-seven arpents of land under cultivation.
    Died  Between 5 Feb 1669 and 26 May 1669  [4
    Inventory of assets  9 Jul 1669  Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Notary Becquet drew up the official inventory report. The list of property included twelve minots of wheat found in the attic of the house, three oxen, one milk cow, a year-old bull, a plow with its plowshare and chain, a sled and chain, fifteen livres and five sols in silver, ten hens and one rooster, etc.
    Legal Matter  6 Sep 1669  [4
    • From the property of Antoine, furnishing and animals, notary Becquet declared to have deposited 761 livres, 19 sols and 6 deniers to the estate. Jacques Hedouin, agent for widow Francoise, was given guardianship of the minor children, received monies and all fees were paid.
    Name  Antoine Brassar  [8
    Name  Antoine Brassart  [9
    Reference Number  2562 
    _UID  FDC8D6CD88144214B041F5815FCD37E70BEB 
    Person ID  I983  Lirette Family Tree
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2010 

    Family  Francoise Mery,   b. 1621,   d. 11 Jul 1671, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married  14 Jan 1637  Quebec (Notre Dame), Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. Antoine Brassard,   b. 1639, La Rochelle, Aunis, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1642, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     2. Jeanne Brassard,   b. Abt 1641, La Rochelle, Aunis, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1709, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     3. Marie Madeleine Brassard,   c. 1 Jun 1642, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1712, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     4. Marguerite Brassard,   c. 23 Jan 1646, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1709, St. Laurent, Ile d'Orleans, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     5. Guillaume Brassard,   b. 14 Dec 1647, Quebec (Notre Dame), Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1715  (Age 67 years)
     6. Antoine Brassard,   b. 13 Oct 1649, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1683  (Age 34 years)
     7. Jean Baptiste Brassard,   b. 18 Sep 1651, Quebec (Notre Dame), Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1715, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     8. Louis Brassard,   c. 3 Aug 1653, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1708  (Age ~ 54 years)
     9. Dorothee Brassard,   b. 30 Jul 1656, Quebec (Notre Dame), Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 7 Nov 1738, Ste. Anne de la Perade, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2010 
    Family ID  F446  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1609 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1636 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jan 1637 - Quebec (Notre Dame), Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmployment - 4 Oct 1642 - Fort St. Louis, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - 14 Feb 1647 - Fort St. Louis, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Between 1665 and 1668 - Sillery, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1666 - Quebec, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1667 - Sillery, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory of assets - 9 Jul 1669 - Quebec, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Research):Histoire des Canadiens-Francais, Benjamin Sulte, Vol. 2, page 76 (3/31/1984)
      1636 - 1640
      Antoine Brassard, macon, ne 1609, Normandie, epouse a Quebec, 14 Jan 1637, Francoise Mery, nee 1621, demeurant dans a maison de la Grande-Allee, a present rue Saint Louis, leur descendance a ete, pendant plus d'un siecle, tres nombreuse a Quebec, on la retrouve dans les gouvernments des Trois-Rivieres et de Montreal, sous les noms de Brassard et Deschenaux; elle a Fourni plusiers religieuses et six pretres, dont un est le fondateur du seminarie de Nicolet. M. Freland, de qui nous empruntons ces notes, ajoute que Deschenaux, employe Longtemps dans les bureaux des intendants Hocquart et Bigot, etait de cette famille; c'est le meme qui, apres 1760, se trouvant a la tete fortune considerable, acheta plusierus seigneuries. Son fils fut juge aux Trois-Rivieres.

      Vol. 2, page 91
      La liste qui suit donne le nom des habitants connus de Canada, annees 1639-1640.
      Normandie:
      Antoine Brassard
      Francoise Mery
      Antoine

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