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Guillaume Pépin dit Tranchemontagne

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Barrière, Poitou-Charentes, France
Death: Died in Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
Place of Burial: Immaculee Conception Trois-Rivieres Cemetery, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Pepin dit de Lafond; Pierre PEPIN; Françoise Prieur and Francoise PEPIN
Husband of Jeanne Méchin and Jeanne PEPIN
Father of Jacques Pépin; Jean-Baptiste Pépin dit Descardonnets; Marie-Anne Pépin; Guillaume Pepin; Pierre Pepin and 9 others
Brother of Jacqueline Pépin and Étienne Lafond dit Mongrain, Pepin

Occupation: Assigned for a short time as Judge in the domain of Champlain
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About Guillaume Pépin dit Tranchemontagne

Guillaume Pepin Dit Tranchemontagne was born in 1607 in St-Laurent-DE-La-Barriere, Saintonge, Poitou-Charentes, France 1 and died on 12 Aug 1697 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada 2 at age 90.

General Notes: The name of our Ancestor Guillaume Pepin carries to the banks of the Mississippi.

who didn't connait of name the Mississippi, river of the United States, one of largest of the world? On the other hand beaucop is unaware of that the vastest bulge of this river, the lake Pepin, owes its name has the family of your ancestor, Guillaume Pepin. Let us see how.

Guillaume Pepin was born has the St-Lawrence of the Barrier, in Saintonge. It was, say the documents of the time, an educated man, but who was not afraid of the adventure. Rather thus to settle has Quebec, it will prefera has its arrivee in Canada to be established has Three-Rivers, whose foundation had just been decidee by Champlain. It can thus for this reason be considere like one of the pioneers of the delta of Saint-Maurice.

A few years later, it was names Sundic, then Juge of the Three-Rivers.

Guillaume Pepin married into 1645 Jeanne Mechin, whose it had a many family.

It was precisely one of its sons, Jean, who bore the name of Pepin to banks of the Mississippi. Jean Pepin had been initially established has Boucherville, or it had wife, November 23 1685, Madeleine Loyseau.

The taste of the adventure however attracted it, whereas it was already of a certain age, towards the area of the Large Lakes, so badly known A this time.

it gained the Mississippi, and descended it to the two French stations, the forts Beauharnois and Bonsecours, locate on a widening of the river in the shape of lake.

Jean Pepin was to remain several years in this area. Credit, undertaking and courageous, it reached such a renommee that the lake on the banks of which it remained was appele the lake Pepin.

The lake Pepin currently forms part of the State americain of Minnesota. Two cities are situees on its banks: Wasbasha and Lake City.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: 1607, Diocesce, Saintes, St-Onge, France.

Guillaume married Jeanne Mechin about 1645 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.2 Jeanne was born in 1630 1 and died on 30 Nov 1680 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada 2 at age 50.

Noted events in her life were:

• Baptism: 1630, La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France.

Children from this marriage were:

  3 M    i. Louis Pepin was born in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: 21 Nov 1660.

  4 M    ii. Joseph Pepin was born in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.

Noted events in his life were:

• Baptism: 21 Nov 1660.

  5 F    iii. Marguerite Pepin was born in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.

Noted events in her life were:

• Baptism: 6 May 1662.

Marguerite married Bernard Joachim on 14 Nov 1679.

+ 6 M iv. Jacques Pepin was born on 14 Apr 1646 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada 2 and died on 10 Apr 1715 in Champlain, Monteregie, Quebec, Canada 1 at age 68.

+ 7 M v. Jean Pepin Descardonnets was born in Aug 1647 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.1

  8 F    vi. Marie Pepin was born on 21 Apr 1649 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.1

Marie married Guillaume Larue on 3 Oct 1663.1

  9 M    vii. Guillaume Pepin was born on 4 Aug 1651 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.

+ 10 M viii. Pierre Pepin Dit Laforce was born on 29 Dec 1652 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada and died on 2 Apr 1722 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada 1 at age 69.

  11 M    ix. Etienne Pepin was born on 14 Apr 1654 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.
  12 F    x. Jeanne Pepin was born from 28 Mar 1655 to 1656 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada.

Jeanne married Jean Herou on 6 Feb 1674/75.

  13 F    xi. Madeleine Pepin was born on 19 Nov 1657 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada and died on 8 Jul 1722 at age 64.

Madeleine married Francois Roussell on 7 Apr 1671.

  14 F    xii. Elizabeth Pepin was born in 1659 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada and died on 31 Dec 1697 at age 38.

Elizabeth married Jean Arcouet on 16 Nov 1671.

  15 F    xiii. Marie Ursule Pepin was born on 6 May 1662 in Immaculee-Conception, Trois-Rivieres, St-Maurice, Quebec, Canada and died on 2 Aug 1740 in Nicolet, Louisville, Quebec, Canada at age 78.

Noted events in her life were:

• Baptism: 6 May 1662.

Marie married Nicolas Geoffroy.

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Guillaume Pépin dit Tranchemontagne's Timeline

1607
1607
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Barrière, Poitou-Charentes, France
1644
1644
Age 37
Trois-Rivières, , Quebec, Canada
1646
April 14, 1646
Age 39
Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
1647
August 8, 1647
Age 40
Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
1649
April 21, 1649
Age 42
Canada
1651
August 4, 1651
Age 44
Trois Riviere Quebec
1652
December 29, 1652
Age 45
Trois Rivieres, Quebec
1654
April 14, 1654
Age 47
Trois Riviere Quebec
1656
March 26, 1656
Age 49
Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada
1657
November 19, 1657
Age 50
Trois Riviere Quebec