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Marguerite GAIGNEUR
Dominique GAREAU


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  • Christened: 12 May 1652, La Rochelle, Aunis, France
  • Marriage: Barbe DEMONTREUIL on 13 Nov 1684 in Ste-Famille, Boucherville, Quebec
  • Died: 12 Aug 1729, Terrebonne, Quebec at age 77

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Habitant at Boucherville, 23 Oct 1670; engaged West 11 Sep 1694, 28 Jul 1704 and 30 May 1705; engaged West 3 Jun 1713; farmer of Gilles Papin in 1707.

Info from Marriage Repertoire and Jette via e-mail from Norman Cazavan.

Gareau (or Garro or Garraud), Dominique. Came (to Detroit, Michigan) on Oct. 3, 1708. He was born at Boucherville Jan. 13, 1684. Gareau, Jean, came Sept. 25, 1707. He was born at Boucherville Nov. 3, 1679. Gareau, Pierre. Came as bargeman May 30. 1705. He was born at Boucherville May 1, 1673. He lived in St. Paul street, Montreal. He was sometimes called St. Onge, Saintonge, or Xaintonge. The three Gareaus were brothers. Dominique and Jean never resided in Detroit, but came here together in 1708 and at various other times. Pierre owned a house and lot in the village, conveyed to him by the name of Xaintonge.

Fropm Dictionnaire Genealogique des GAreau; Pierre b Jul 1630 St-Leger, Cognac, France, bapt tehre Jul 1 1630, no further info.


Pierre married Barbe DEMONTREUIL, daughter of Leonard dit Francoeur MONTREUIL and Marguerite LEVAIGNEUR, on 13 Nov 1684 in Ste-Famille, Boucherville, Quebec. (Barbe DEMONTREUIL was born in 1669 in Boucherville, Quebec and died on 23 Jan 1729 in Terrebonne, Quebec.)

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