Children of Jean (Jehan) Gaudreau et Marie LeRoy
He married Madeleine Thibault in Cap-Saint-Ignace on October 13, 1710. Thirteen children were born from this union: François, Joseph, Jean-Baptiste, Augustin, Marie- Geneviève, Charles, Madeleine, Germain, Marie-Reine, Ignace plus three died at birth. Charles is the first Gaudreau to settle in Montmagny, near Rocher de la Chapelle.
He was given land by his father in-law Jean Fournier in exchange for his property in Cap-Saint-Ignace. On October 5, 1745 Charles and his wife donated their possessions to their eight children in attendance. Charles died March 7, 1756 he was seventy-five years old. His wife Madeleine Thibeault died approximately twenty years later.
Jean-Baptiste, the second son of Jean Gaudreau, was first married to Geneviève Bernier, daughter of Pierre and of Françoise Boulay, October 13, 1710. Three sons are born to this couple: Jean-Baptiste, Augustin and Joseph and all will marry. Geneviève Bernier died at the young age of twenty-five. Jean-Baptiste married a second time to the widow of Louis Guimont, Marie-Françoise Richard, daughter of Pierre Richard and Françoise Miville. Four additional children were born: François, Marie- Geneviève and Marie-Marthe. These three children join Jean-Baptiste’s first three boys and the two children born from his first marriage to the widow Richard, Louis et Charles-Gabriel Guimont.
Jean-Baptiste settled on a five acre property that he acquired on the Seigneurie de Vincelot. He had already inherited half of that property from his father’s estate.
Jean-Baptiste died when he as thirty-nine years old. His widow remarried to Thomas Caouette, son of Pierre et Anne Gaudreau in 1723.
Children of Jean Fournier and Marie LeRoy
Died at the age of three in Cap-Saint-Ignace.
Nicolas (1690- ? )
Married Barbe Thibault in 1714 and Geneviève Langlois in 1719.
Jean (1692- ? )
Married Françoise Dumas in 1718.
Marie (1694- ? )
Married Jean Richard in 1749.
Ambroise (1696 – ? )
Married Geneviève Guillet in 1729 and Geneviève Gamache in 1734.
Cécile (1698 – ? )
Married Louis Thibault.
Marie-Anne (1700- ? )
Married Jean-Baptiste Durant in 1726.
Joseph (1702- ? )
Married Marguerite Langlois in 1731 and Madeleine Ayot in 1764.
Augustin (1704- ? )
Married Élisabeth Gravel in 1727 and Françoise Bélanger in 1735.
Charles (1708- ? )
Married Louise Gravel in 1734.