Éloi Pelletier (1563 - 1626) MP

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Birthplace: St-Pierre, De Bresolettes, Perche, Cordonnier, France
Death: Died in St-Pierre, De Bresolettes, Perche. Condonnier, France
Occupation: Marchand, Merchant
Managed by: Steve Swales
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About Éloi Pelletier

Descendants of Eloi Pelletier Compiled by Janet Manseau Donaldson

Generation No. 1

      1. Eloi1 Pelletier was born about 1575 in Perche, France. He married Francoise Matte. She was born about 1575 in Perche, France.

Notes for Eloi Pelletier: He was a (marchand de bois) wood merchant. The name PELLETIER comes from the Latin pellis, which means furrier, one who buys, sells, or prepares furs or pelts, or one in the fur trade. The ancient Greeks and Romans regarded the wearing of furs as barbaric, but by the fifth century, the taste for rare and valuable fur-lined coats had taken the West by storm. In France, for in-stance, Charlemagne used to wear a doublet lined with otter skins during the winter. Moreover, by 1346, the fur merchants of Paris had their own special status and privi-leges. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that these many tradesmen adopted and passed along the Pelletier family name. The Pelletier Family Association website (where I got most of my Pelletier information) offers its readers a summary of the lives and times of the Pelletiers who came to settle in New France. Many of the descendants of these first pioneers still bear the Pelletier name, while other lines disappeared after only a few generations.

      

Children of Eloi Pelletier and Francoise Matte are:

      2       i.       Antoine2 Pelletier, born about 1599 in St. Pierre de Bresolettes, Tourouvre, Perche, France; died 02 Oct 1647 in Montmorency Falls, QC. He married Francoise Morin 19 Aug 1647 in Notre Dame de Québec City, QC; born about 1620 in St. Jean of Perrot, La Rochelle, France; died Bet. 25 Feb 1663 - 1666 in Sillery, Québec. Canada.

-------------------- Could be Francois Pelletier married c1591

Simone Pichereau

There are documents in the genealogy archives of the Paris National Library that indicate that the Pelletiers from Perche are probably descendants of Barthelémy Le Pelletier of Brittany. Barthelémy was given the Perche forest by the French King, Charles V, as a reward for his bravery in the battle of Thouars, in Poitou, August 7, 1372. (Louise Pelletier in La Pelleterie, Bulletin #25, Volume 11, No. 1, Winter 1997.)

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Éloi Pelletier's Timeline

1560
1560
- 1730
France

Preuve de parents à Nicolas

1563
June 2, 1563
St-Pierre, De Bresolettes, Perche, Cordonnier, France
1592
November 16, 1592
Age 29
Gallardon (St-Pierre-et-St-Paul) (Eure-et-Loir)
1592
- 1610
Age 28
France
1593
October 18, 1593
Age 30
1595
March 1595
Age 31
1596
1596
- 1630
Age 32
France

Exposé de Benoît Pelletier Shoja à l'occasion de l'inauguration du monument en honneur de Nicolas
Peltier et Jeanne de Vousy par l'Association des familles Pelletier, le lundi 12 septembre 2005
à la Maison Hamel-Bruneau, arrondissement de Sainte-Foy/Sillery.

Pour récapituler, plusieurs renseignements
jusqu'ici inconnus sur les origines et la famille
de notre ancêtre ont été mis au jour. Nous
savons que Nicolas Peltier avait neuf soeurs
et trois frères, et nous connaissons le nom et
la date de baptême de chacun. Nous connaissons
enfin la date de baptême de l'ancêtre
lui-même. Nous connaissons aussi le nom de
sa mère, et même le nom du maîtrecharpentier
qui lui a appris l'art de la charpenterie.
Alors, maintenant je peux enfin vous
dévoiler le dernier renseignement que j'ai à
vous révéler, le prénom de son père : François

1597
1597
Age 33
St Pierre de Breloletts, Tourouvre, Perche, Orne, France
1598
March 5, 1598
Age 34
May 11, 1598
Age 34
Bresolettes, Lower-Normandy, France