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  • ID: I2049
  • Name: Jacques Ménard dit LAFONTAINE 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1629 in Mervent, Fontenary, Poitou, France, Europe 3
  • Death: 14 JAN 1706/07 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada 4
  • Burial: 15 JAN 1706/07 Boucherville, Chambly, Québec, Canada 5
  • Occupation: Wheelwright; Carpenter 6
  • Note:
    Found at: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sdlyman/Families/mesnard.htm

    Jacques Menard dit LaFontaine was born about 1624 or 1629 in Mervent, Fontenary, Poitou, France. He was the son of Jean Ménard and Anne Savinelle. Jacques was the first of the Ménard family to leave France for Canada. He was a wheelwright. Jacques Ménard married Catherine Forestier on November 19, 1657 in Trois-Rivières, Québec. She was the daughter of Jean Forestier and Julienne Coiffes. Catherine Forestier was born about 1637 or 1640 in La Rochelle, Aunis, Charente - Maritime, France. Jacques died January 14, 1707 in Boucherville, Québec and was buried January 15, 1707 at Ste. Famille, Boucherville, Chambly, Québec.

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    Source Info:

    1. Title: Dictionnaire genealogique de familles du Québec des origines a 1730
    Author: René Jetté
    Publication: Les Presses de l'Universite de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, 1983
    Note: Excellent
    Note: Personal Library
    Media: Book
    Page: 794

    2. Title: Madonna's French Canadian Ancestry
    Author: René Jetté & Gail Moreau
    Publication: Michigan's Habitant Heritage
    Note: Excellent
    Page: Vol. 15 #3, Jul 1994 (71-84) & Vol 16 #4, Oct 1994 (125-136)




    Father: Jean MÉNARD b: 1607 in Mervent, Fontenay le Compte, Poitou, France, Europe
    Mother: Anne SAVINELLE b: 1610 in Mervent, Fontenay le Compte, Poitou, France, Europe

    Marriage 1 Catherine FORTIER b: 1637 in La Rochelle, Aunis, Charente-Maritime, France, Europe
    • Married: 19 NOV 1657 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada 7 8 9
    Children
    1. Has Children Maurice Ménard dit LAFONTAINE b: 6 JUN 1664 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    2. Has No Children Marguerite MÉNARD b: 4 SEP 1658 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    3. Has No Children Marie MÉNARD b: 7 SEP 1659 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    4. Has No Children Jean-Baptiste Ménard dit FONTAINE b: BEF 27 NOV 1660 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    5. Has No Children Louis Ménard dit LAFONTAINE b: 28 JUL 1662 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    6. Has No Children Jean MÉNARD b: 14 MAR 1665/66 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    7. Has No Children Marguerite Marie Ménard dit FONTAINE b: BEF 22 JAN 1667/68 in Trois Rivières, Québec, Canada
    8. Has No Children Jeanne Françoise MÉNARD b: 21 MAY 1669 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
    9. Has No Children Anne MÉNARD b: 1 APR 1671 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada
    10. Has No Children Catherine MÉNARD b: 27 SEP 1673 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada
    11. Has No Children Marie Madeleine MÉNARD b: 17 JAN 1674/75 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada
    12. Has No Children Thérèse MÉNARD b: 2 OCT 1676 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada
    13. Has No Children Jacques MÉNARD b: BEF 17 AUG 1678 in Boucherville, Québec, Canada

    Sources:
    1. Title: Dictionnaire Genealogique de Familles du Québec des Origines a 1730
      Author: René Jetté
      Publication: Les Presses de l'Universite de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, 1983
      Note: Excellent
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: p.423
      Text: MÉNARD DIT LAFONTAINE. (1) JACQUES, b 1629, fils de Jean et d'Anne Savinelle, de Mervan.
    2. Title: Three Centuries of Bourbeaus in North America: From Pierre Bourbeau (1648) to Louis-Ludger Bourbeau (1939)
      Author: Edward Bourbeau
      Publication: S.N., 1983
      Note: Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
      240 pages
      Repository:
      Note: http://books.google.com/books?id=rSo3AAAAMAAJ&pgis=1
      Media: Book
      Page: p.151
      Text: Jacques Menard, the son of Jean Menard and Anne Savinelle ...
    3. Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Canadiennes Depuis la Fondation de la Colonie Jusqu'à Nos Jours
      Author: Cyprien Tanguay
      Publication: E. Senécal, 1871
      Note: Original from Oxford University
      Repository:
      Note: http://books.google.com/books?id=1rMNAAAAQAAJ
      Media: Book
      Page: p.423
      Text: JACQUES MÉNARD DIT LAFONTAINE. b 1629, fils de Jean et d'Anne Savinelle, de Mervan.
    4. Title: RootsWeb Family History & Genealogy
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
      Media: Internet
      Page: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wolfordsheppard&id=I015971
      Text: Name: Jacques Ménard , dit Lafontaine
      Death: 14 JAN 1706/07 in Boucherville, Québec
    5. Title: RootsWeb Family History & Genealogy
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
      Media: Internet
      Page: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wolfordsheppard&id=I015971
      Text: Name: Jacques Ménard , dit Lafontaine
      Burial: 15 JAN 1706/07 Boucherville, Québec
    6. Title: Three Centuries of Bourbeaus in North America: From Pierre Bourbeau (1648) to Louis-Ludger Bourbeau (1939)
      Author: Edward Bourbeau
      Publication: S.N., 1983
      Note: Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
      240 pages
      Repository:
      Note: http://books.google.com/books?id=rSo3AAAAMAAJ&pgis=1
      Media: Book
      Page: p.151
      Text: Jacques Menard was ... a wheelwright by trade, but also a skilled carpenter.
    7. Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Canadiennes Depuis la Fondation de la Colonie Jusqu'à Nos Jours
      Author: Cyprien Tanguay
      Publication: E. Senécal, 1871
      Note: Original from Oxford University
      Repository:
      Note: http://books.google.com/books?id=1rMNAAAAQAAJ
      Media: Book
      Page: p.423
      Text: Jacques Menard m. Catherine Fortier
      1657, (19 novembre) Trois-Riviers
    8. Title: RootsWeb Family History & Genealogy
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
      Media: Internet
      Page: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wolfordsheppard&id=I015974
      Text: Catherine Forestier married Jacques Ménard , dit Lafontaine 19 NOV 1657 in Trois Rivières, Québec
    9. Title: Mémoires de la Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française; v.49-50 1998-1999
      Author: Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française
      Publication: Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française, 1998
      Note: Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
      Repository:
      Note: http://books.google.com/books?id=f7hhAAAAMAAJ&pgis=1
      Media: Book
      Page: p.74
      http://books.google.com/books?id=f7hhAAAAMAAJ&q=%22Julienne+Coiffe%22&dq=%22Julienne+Coiffe%22&as_brr=0&as_pt=ALLTYPES&pgis=1
      Text: Catherine épouse Jacques Menard le 19-11-1657 aux Trois-Rivières
      Note: Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française, Mémoires de la Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française; v.49-50 1998-1999, (Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française, 1998), p.74
      http://books.google.com/books?id=f7hhAAAAMAAJ&q=%22Julienne+Coiffe%22&dq=%22Julienne+Coiffe%22&as_brr=0&as_pt=ALLTYPES&pgis=1, Catherine épouse Jacques Menard le 19-11-.

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