Louis Gagne or GasnierMaguerite Launay

Pierre Gagne or Gasnier

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Marguertie Rosee or Rouzee

Louis Gasnier or Gagne

Marguerite Gagne
Pierre Gagne or Gasnier
  • Born: Bef 2 Jan 1610, St Martin d'Ige, Perche (Orne), France
  • Married Abt 1639 to Marguertie Rosee or Rouzee
  • Died: 30 Apr 1656, Beaupre, Quebec

    pict996.jpg [144x193] The Gagne Crest and Coat of Arms
    Pierre Gagne came from Vairais, a small county which was located near Perche and Maine and counted five parishes, of which Saint-Cosme-de-Vair and Notre-Dame de Vair, now joined together in only one commune indicated as Saint-Cosme-in-Vairais, current county of the Sarthe.

    Pierre is the brother of Louis Gagné husband of Marie Michel. Pierre and Louis are the ancestors of our Gagné families. Pierre who is the elder one, was born in Igé, baptized on January 2, 1610, while Louis, September 13, 1612.

    Pierre marries around 1639, Marguerite Rosée or Rouzée, born in 1615. The couple crosses the Atlantic about 1653, with three sons, Louis, Pierre and Nicolas. A daughter, Marguerite is born in Quebec thereafter.

    Louis Gagné dit Bellavance, baptized on January 28 in 1643, with St-Côme de Vair. He receives a seigniory in 1672, which takes the name of Fresnaye. This pioneer of the Cape St-Ignace, marries on October 4, 1673, Louise Picard, September 29, 1659, in Quebec, daughter of Jean Picard and Marie Charon.
    See: http://www.gagnier.org/ and http://pages.infinit.net/jybell/liens.html for more information on the Gagne family in the New World
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