The Descendants of -- François GODFROY and Jeanne Cronier

Second Generation


2. I-- François GODFROY De St-Georges 1 (François ) was christened 2 in 1717 in Villeneuve-St-Georges, diocèse de Paris. was buried 3 on 3 Jun 1764 in Détroit.

Says Tanguay in a footnote attached to François' name, "De St-Georges; ci-devant soldat de la colonie, compagnie de M. Lepervanche; mort d'un coup de fusil qu'il avait reçu le mème jour, d'un sauvage sauteux, en voulant l'empêcher de tuer ses animaux."

François married Suzanne PEPIN 1, daughter of II-- Robert PEPIN and Marie-Anne DELASSE, on 15 Jan 1748. Suzanne was christened 2 in 1719. She was buried 3 on 6 Feb 1793.

In an email dated 28 Oct 2002, cousin Libby Quanstrom says this about Suzanne and her husbands:

Hi Lisa. I am taking your inviation and sending what am finding re Suzanne Pepin.

According to the PRDH Francois Godefroy St. Georges was a soldier of the Company of Lespervanche of the of villenueve St. Georges Diocese of Paris. He married Suzanne at Pointe Claire, Montreal, she was 29 and he 31

Here is that certificate numbered150355.
Union 150355
Montréal 1748-01-15

Rang Nom Âge É.m. Pr. Sexe

01 FRANCOIS GODEFROY STGEORGE

Profession : SOLDAT DE LA COMPAGNIE DE M. LESPERVANCHE
Origine : PAROISSE DE VILLENEUVE-ST-GEORGES, DIOCESE DE PARIS
031 c p m

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02 SUZANNE PEPIN

Résidence : MONTRÉAL
Origine : POINTE-CLAIRE
029 c p f

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03 FRANCOIS GODEFROY
PERE DE 01
--- --- --- m

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04 JEANNE CRONIER
MERE DE 01
--- --- --- f

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05 ROBERT PEPIN
PERE DE 02
--- --- p m

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06 MARIE DELASSE
MERE DE 02
--- --- --- f

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07 ELIE LEGROS STLAURENT
BEAU-FRERE DE 02
--- --- p m

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08 QUENTIN MAUROY
BEAU-FRERE DE 02
--- --- p m

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09 LOUIS JUSELIN CONDAI

--- --- p m

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10 DEAT

Profession : VICAIRE
Résidence : MONTRÉAL
--- c p m

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. TROIS BANS ONT ETE PUBLIES.

Three daughters married before 1800 and these were Marie Josephe, Elisabeth, and Louise. from PRDH 26001

Union (Famille)
de FRANCOIS GODEFROY STGEORGES
Père : FRANCOIS GODEFROY
Mère : JEANNE CRONIER
Union

et ANNE SUZANNE PEPIN
Père : ROBERT PEPIN
Mère : MARIE ANNE DELAGE LAFLEUR DELASSE
Union


Union suivante avec PIERRE GASSE


Mariage: 1748-01-15 Montréal

Liste des enfants mariés avant 1800 :

Sexe Date de mariage Prénom de l'enfant
Lieu de mariage Nom du conjoint

f 1768-02-15 ELISABETH
L'Assomption-de-la-Pointe-de-Montréal de Détroit (Union) CHARLES
FONTAINE

f 1771-09-23 MARIE JOSEPHE
L'Assomption-de-la-Pointe-de-Montréal de Détroit (Union) JOSEPH
DROUILLARD ARGENCOUR

f 1767-05-31 LOUISE
Ste-Anne-de-Détroit (Union) FRANCOIS MARIE PRUDHOMME


In the PRDH the second hubby is noted as "GASSE" and not JAVRAY. Perhaps a variant? Tanguay would say.

Union (Famille)
de PIERRE GASSE
Père : PIERRE GASSE
Mère : FRANCOISE PELLETIER
Union

et ANNE SUZANNE PEPIN
Père : ROBERT PEPIN
Mère : MARIE ANNE DELAGE LAFLEUR DELASSE
Union


Union précédente avec FRANCOIS GODEFROY STGEORGES


Mariage: 1764-09-10 Ste-Anne-de-Détroit


Now what is odd is that the family cert for the first marriage is void. The children born before 1765 should be listed. So, where were they born?

Hope this contributes to your work.

Libby

They had the following children:

  3 F i Marie-Anne GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 26 May 1750.
        Marie-Anne married 2 I-- Jacques ANDRÉ 1, son of -- Pierre ANDRÉ and -- Madeleine GREFFEN, on 6 May 1765. Jacques was christened 3 in St-Nicolas d'Arsange, diocèse de Trèves, Allemagne.
  4 F ii Louise GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 13 Sep 1751.
        Louise married 2 V-- François PRUDHOMME 1, son of IV-- François-Xavier PRUDHOMME and Judith CUILLERIER, on 31 May 1767 in Ste-Anne-de-Détroit. François was christened 3 in 1748.
  5 M iii Charles-François GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 30 Oct 1753.
  6 F iv Elisabeth GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 15 Nov 1754.
        Elisabeth married 2 ?-- Charles FONTAINE 1 on 15 Feb 1768 in L'Assomption-de-la-Pointe-de-Montréal de Détroit.
  7 F v Marie-Joseph GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 26 Jul 1756.
        Marie-Joseph married 2 ?-- Joseph DROUILLARD dit Argencour 1 on 23 Sep 1771 in L'Assomption-de-la-Pointe-de-Montréal de Détroit.
  8 M vi François-Xavier GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 23 Apr 1758.
  9 F vii Madeleine GODFROY 1 was christened 2 on 8 Nov 1760.

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