Generation 2 – Joseph Loiselle married Jeanne Langlois, 1682, and settles in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec

Joseph Loiselle was born in 1654, the only surviving son of Louis Loisel and Marguerite Charlot

Joseph Loiselle’s godparents were Paul de Chomedey, Sieur Masionneuve and Jeanne Mance, and was baptised on 25 November 1654 the day of his birth by the Jesuit missionary Claude Pijart.

The baptism was conducted in Latin: “En l’annee du Seigneur 1654, le 25e jour de novembre, moi, Claude Pijart pretre de la Societe de Jesus, agissant au nom de la Paroisse de Montreal, ai baptise en enfant ne ce meme jour, don le pere est Louis Loysel et (la mere) Marguerite Charlot, les epoux, a quii fut impose le nom de Joseph. Le parrain fut Monsieur Paul de Chomedey, gouverneur de ce lieu, la marraine Dame Jeanne Mance.”

In 1666 Census in Montreal, Joseph Loiselle was shown living with his family at age 12,  and just two families away, Jeanne Langlois, age 2, was listed living with her family.  So perhaps there were childhood sweethearts.

Joseph settled in Pointe-aux-Trembles (although still to confirm when).  Here is some history of the early days of Pointe-aux-Trembles.

I do see Jeanne Loisel married to Jean Beauchamp in Pointe-aux-Trembles as early as 1674-1676,  before the birth of their fourth child.  Joseph Loisel would be only 20 at that time and still single, so perhaps he follows his sister Jeanne to PAT.

On 8 Dec 1681, Francois Bau and his wife, sold their property in Pointe-aux-Trembles to Joseph Loisel, bought for 60 arpents. The property included “trois arpent de front sur le bord de la grande riviere (saint-Laurent) sur vingt arpents en profondeur ayant com voisin d’un cote Toussaint Beaudry dit Laubes. The buildings included a house of 20 ft, lambrissee et deux cabanes, une menuiserie, un foury (four) de 12 a 15 pieds, pour cuire le pain, une allonge qui fait une chambre et un grenier a la susdite maison et une grange de 24 a 30 pieds couverte de paille et un etable d’envioron 24 pieds de longueur”.  Toussaint Beaudry [his daughter comes up later in Loiselle family tree] became his neighbor.

And once a landowner after buying property in 1681 from Francois Bau,  this Joseph Loiselle married.  On 7 April 1682 he married Jeanne Langlois and together they  had 13 children. He was the only Loisel to pass on the family name.

It is likely that the girls and granddaughters of Loisel’s started to attending classes in 1680 and the new school house in 1690.   Marguerite Bourgeoys and soeur Marie Barbier and other women, had come to PAT to set up a “mission ambulant” and prepare the children of the community for their communion.   In 1690, Marguerite Bourgeoys build a wood school building. 

As the family settled in PAT, the fears of Indian raids/danger renewed and continued for several years.

Joseph and Jeanne had 13 children over a twenty year time span. Five children died at birth or as infants. There were three surviving sons and four surviving daughters.  Some of the surviving seven children stayed in PAT, but at least three moved away, spreading the family to nearbuy St. Charles-sur-Richelieu and Longueuil and as far flung as Kaskaskia IL.

In 1692, just after his father died, Joseph Loiselle was “Engageur Ouest” to Kaskaskia, IL. His father had been an “engageur ouest” just a few years previously in 1689, but his father died in 1691.  Joseph’s sister Barbe Loisel was married to Francois LeGantier that was also an engageur ouest, but Francois didn’t go out to Detroit area until 1708. 

Anyways it was likely this first interest that results in several of his children ending up in Kaskaskia IL as they grew up and married. 

In 1695 and again in 1722, Joseph Loisel, the son of the pioneer, fut mandate pour gerer les affaires de la paroisse de L’Enfant-Jesus. 

The family of Joseph Loiselle and Jeanne Langlois:

Joseph3 Loiselle  (son of Louis Loisel and Marguerite Charlot) was born 25 Nov 1654 in Montreal, QC, and died 09 Jun 1724 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.  He married Jeanne Langlois-Duchene 07 Apr 1682 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC, daughter of Honore Langlois-Chapelle and Marie Pontonnier.  She was born 16 Jan 1663/64 in Montreal, QC, and died 23 Feb 1718/19 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

Children of Joseph Loiselle and Jeanne Langlois-Duchene are:

                 i.    Marie-Madeleine4 Loiselle, b. 20 Jul 1684, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. Bef. 1694, QC.

                ii.    Joseph Loiselle, b. 07 Aug 1685, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 10 Aug 1771, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; m. Marguerite Beaudry, 17 Feb 1709/10, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; b. 06 Jul 1691, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 13 Jun 1767, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

               iii.    Jean-Baptiste Loiselle, b. 30 Jun 1687, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 14 Oct 1687, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

               iv.    Marie-Anne Loiselle, b. 01 Jan 1688/89, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 01 May 1689, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

                v.    Toussaint Loiselle, b. 17 Mar 1689/90, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 10 Dec 1746, Kaskaskia, IL; m. Cecile Brunet-Bourbonnais, 08 Feb 1723/24, Kaskaskia, IL; b. Nov 1710, Kaskaskia, IL; d. 23 Dec 1743, Kaskaskia, IL.

               vi.    Jean-Baptiste Loiselle, b. 20 Jul 1692, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 25 Sep 1767, St. Charles-sur-le-Richelieu, QC; m. Marie-Anne Beaudry, 23 Jan 1718/19, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; b. 21 Sep 1701, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 15 Apr 1754, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

              vii.    Marie-Madeleine Loiselle, b. 22 Mar 1693/94, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 26 Sep 1748, St. Antoine, Longueuil, QC; m. Charles Trudeau, 17 Nov 1710, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; b. 24 Mar 1683/84, Boucherville, QC; d. 21 Mar 1741/42, Longueuil, QC.  Their family is posted here.

             viii.    Angelique Loiselle, b. 24 Jun 1696, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 08 Jun 1742, Varennes, Vercheres, QC; m. Nicolas Chaput, 20 Aug 1716, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; b. 29 Dec 1690, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC or Ile Ste. Therese, QC; d. 23 Mar 1767, L’Assomption, QC. Their family is posted here.

               ix.    Barbe Loisel, b. 08 May 1698, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 30 Aug 1723, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

                x.    Louis Loisel, b. 11 Nov 1699, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 14 Nov 1699, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

               xi.    Pierre Loisel, b. 26 May 1701, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 03 Jun 1701, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

              xii.    Marie-Anne Loisel, b. 06 Sep 1702, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 10 Sep 1702, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC.

             xiii.    Marie-Therese Loiselle, b. 12 Aug 1704, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; d. 29 Sep 1730, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; m. Joseph Chapleau/Chapelaux, 28 Feb 1728/29, Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC; b. 19 Oct 1698, Boucherville, QC.


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5 Responses to “Generation 2 – Joseph Loiselle married Jeanne Langlois, 1682, and settles in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec”

  1. Henri Loiselle Says:

    My great grandad came to the prairies and settled in Oak Lake Man. in 1880 with 2 brothers Henri and Louis. (from the Richelieu area. I think Rock was another brother that stayed on the farm in richelieu. (apparently he diied from being attacked by a bull) Henri has a river or creek named after him in the Hudson bay area in Saskatchewan. He had no decendents that I know of.
    FX Loiselle was my great Grandad and he married a Robert ( she was 16) and he brought her back to Manitoba. They farmed there for about 25 years and had 11 children. they rlocated to Vonda Sask in about 1907.
    He died in 1959 at the age of 96. he had been run over by a car and survived but after a couple years passed away. He died while living with his daughter Rose in Gravelboug Sask.

    • karensinotte Says:

      Hello Cousin!

      Thanks for sharing your Loiselle family stories.

      I read about your “branch” of the Loiselle family in a book “Vonda & Vicinity history book, the Histoire des Franco-Canadiens de la Sask”. It was Marc Loiselle sent the excerpt to me years ago.

      This is what I have about your great grandfather’s parents and siblings.
      I don’t have a Rock Loiselle that stayed in Richelieu…. but maybe I will find him.
      I did have a Henri Loiselle and showed him married with 12 children in 1911 Census and in 1900 Census showed him in North Dakota census.
      Does any of this ring a bell.

      Francois-Xavier8 Loiselle (Joseph7, Jean-Baptiste6 Loiselle-Sinotte, Jean-Baptiste5 Loiselle, Jean-Baptiste4, Joseph3, Louis2 Loisel/Loysel, Louis1) was born 19 Feb 1834 in Marieville, QC, and died 06 Mar 1891 in Richelieu, QC. He married Cordalie Barre 21 Feb 1854 in Marieville, Rouville Co., QC, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Barre and Catherine Arbec. She was born Jun 1837 in QC, and died Aft. 1911 in Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, QC.

      Children of Francois-Xavier Loiselle and Cordalie Barre are:

      i. Joseph N9 Loiselle, b. 27 Jul 1855, Marieville, QC; d. 15 May 1935, Richelieu, QC; m. Rose-Alma Bessette, 16 Jun 1890, Richelieu, QC; b. 22 Nov 1866, QC; d. 02 Apr 1957, Richelieu, QC.

      ii. Louis Samuel Loiselle, b. 28 Feb 1858, Marieville, Rouville, QC; d. Aft. 1901, ; m. Vivian, Bet. 1866 – 1870; b. Dec 1869, QC; d. Aft. 1901, .

      iii. Henri Timothee Loiselle, b. 11 Jan 1860, Marieville, Rouville, QC; d. Aft. 1918, ; m. Mary Marcotte, 1884, ; b. Mar 1863, QC; d. Aft. 1911, .

      iv. Oneil (Joseph-Onil) Loiselle, b. 05 Dec 1860, QC; d. Aft. 1901, .

      v. François-Xavier (Pite) Loiselle, b. 10 Dec 1861, Richelieu, Rouville Co., QC; d. 1958, Vonda, SK; m. (1) Marie Rose Alma Robert, 07 Feb 1888, Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours, Richelieu, Rouville Co., QC; b. 24 Dec 1870, St Jean Baptiste, Rouville Co., QC; d. Jun 1929, Vonda, SK; m. (2) Laura Saurette, Abt. 1931, SK; b. 13 Dec 1867, QC; d. 1952, Vonda, SK.

      vi. Marie-Cordulie (Cordélie) Loiselle, b. 10 Feb 1864, Marieville, QC; d. Aft. 1911, MB; m. Auguste Bessette, 08 Jul 1884, Richelieu, QC; b. 07 May 1858, QC; d. Aft. 1911, MB.

      vii. Marie-Ernest-Fenelon Loiselle, b. 1867, Beloeil, QC.

      viii. Hormisdas-Félicite Loiselle, b. 12 Jan 1868, Marieville, QC; d. 20 Mar 1868, Marieville, QC.

      ix. Pierre-Adélard Loiselle, b. 24 Feb 1869, Marieville, QC; d. 26 Jun 1948, St-Pie, QC; m. Eva, Bet. 1892 – 1901, QC; b. Jun 1874, QC; d. Aft. 1911, QC.

      x. Marie-Louise Loiselle, b. 10 Sep 1872, Richelieu, QC; d. Aft. 1901, QC; m. Ludger Caille, 03 Feb 1891, Richelieu, QC; b. 20 Mar 1866, QC; d. Aft. 1901, QC.

      xi. M.-Elisabeth (Elisa) Loiselle, b. 10 Jan 1874, Richelieu, QC; m. Paul Blais, 07 Feb 1899, Richelieu, QC; b. Bet. 1856 – 1874, QC.

  2. Nancy Says:

    In checking re above found Mary Marcotte spouse of Henri Timothee had following children in R.M. of Sifton, Manitoba –
    Marie Antoinette Obeline – 19/03/1894
    Marie Emma – 25/03/1890
    Hormisdas Emile – 29/03/1893
    Joseph Daniel Napoleon – 09/03/1892
    Marie Anne Rosalia – 25/09/1887
    Could only find 9 children for Marie/Alma Robert spouse of Francois Xavier born in Manitoba.

    Karen – could use some help finding a Joseph A. Loiselle married to Antoinette Parisien – 1st child born 1915. Conceivably he could be son of Pierre & Genevieve but ?? Understand he did roam around Saskatchewan with spouse & children.

  3. Gilles Gauthier Says:

    Selon les actes consultés, voici ce que j’ai trouvé

    Jean-Baptiste mariage en 1719
    Marie-Anne naissance en 1689
    Marie-Madeleine (2) naissance en 1694
    Barbe décès en avril(04) et non aout(08)
    Louis décès le 15 et non le 14
    Marie-Thérès mariage en 1729

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