François-Xavier Prud'homme

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François-Xavier Prud'homme

Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec
Death: April 22, 1741 (89)
Montreal, Quebec
Place of Burial: Montreal, Quebec
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Prud'homme, Capt. and Roberte Prud'homme
Husband of Cécile Gervaise
Father of François Prud'homme; Jean-Baptiste Prudhomme; Cécile Prud'homme; Cunégonde Prud'homme; Marie-Anne Prudhomme and 2 others
Brother of Marguerite Prudhomme; Pierre Prudhomme; Elisabeth Cauchois; Marie-Catherine Prud'homme; Jeanne Prudhomme and 1 other

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About François-Xavier Prud'homme

François-Xavier (François) Prud'homme The eldest of our ancestor's family was born on December 2, 1651. He Than nineteen years after the death of his father, on the first of July, 1671. Unlike his two brothers, François-Xavier liked to cultivate the land and Accompanied his father in all the tasks a good peasant had to 3
control. The death of his father led him to take charge of his mother ;
As well as the rest of the family. He remained faithful to the paternal Cultivated for about eighteen years. He then became a heater (Producer of lime) in the last third of his life. An act of donation To thank him for delaying his To help her mother; As well as to the rest of the family, the Bequeathed twenty acres of forest. His uncles, Pierre and Jean-Baptiste Gadois, Did the same with an addition of sixty arpents. At the census of 1681, the household was recorded as follows: Pierre Verrier (45 years, carpenter) --- Roberte Gadois (55 years old) --- François Prud'homme (30 years old) --- Pierre Prud'homme2  (24 years) --- Élisabeth Prud'homme (17 years old) --- Jeanne Prud'homme (15 years old). A gun, three beasts With horns and eighteen arpents in value. Paul Prud'homme, who allegedly had 27 Years, did not appear anywhere in the census3 . We know that Marguerite was Already married to surgeon Jean Martinet. She was then 25 years old and two Children (Jean-3 and Françoise-6 months). A year earlier, her sister Catherine married master-gunner Olivier Quesnel, on January 15 1680, and lived in the fief of Verdun during this same census. François-Xavier (also called François) Prud'homme had almost Thirty-three years old when he married Notre-Dame de Montréal. The 20 November 1684, he married Cécile Gervaise (thirteen), born and baptized September 17, 1671 in Montreal. His parents were the baker Jean Gervaise, arrived with the Recruit of 1653 and Anne Archambault whose First husband (Michel Chauvin) was accused of bigamy and driven out of the colony By M. de Maisonneuve. Their land was near that of our ancestor. The official register of the parish of Notre-Dame, written in Hand of the Sulpician Etienne Guyotte. In addition to the name of the parish priest and the spouses, Finds the names of the witnesses: Jacques Cauchois and Olivier Quesnel (beauxfrères Of François) Jehan Gervaise (father of the bride), P. (Pierre jr) Gadois (Cousin) and Laurent Archambault (uncle of the bride).

1  Roberte Gadois remarried on January 21, 1673, to the master carpenter Pierre Verrier dit La Saulaye who Was also widowed. The latter probably lived with the Prud'homme until his death, the 30 October 1704. Roberte Gadois remained a widow and died at the age of more than 88 years. 2
 It will be the second expedition of Robert Cavelier of La Salle in Louisiana in 1682. 3
 We do not know the date and place of his death ...

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François-Xavier Prud'homme's Timeline

December 2, 1651
Montreal, Quebec
December 2, 1651
Montreal, Quebec
December 8, 1685
Montreal, Quebec
February 14, 1687
Montreal, Quebec
February 25, 1689
Montréal, , Quebec, Canada
December 26, 1690
Montréal, Nouvelle-France
December 26, 1699
Montréal, , Quebec, Canada
November 25, 1701
Montréal, , Quebec, Canada
April 5, 1706
Montréal, , Quebec, Canada