Jean Desroches and Francoise Gaude

Francoise Gode or Gaude was named after her mother.
Arrived in Ville-Marie in 1642 with the whole family. She was from Perche Region of France and was nine years old at the time.
She married at age of 14, in 1647, to Jean Desroches. This was the first wedding celebrated in Ville Marie.
The couple had 13 chldren, Francoise died at Pointe-aux-Trembles on 9 Mar 1715 at 82 years of age.

Their two sons, Jean and Nicolas, were one of the first students of Marguerite Bourgeoys’ first school in Montreal, in 1653 – with Francoise and Jeanne Loisel.   The boys went to school with the girst until mid 1600s.  Later the Suplician priests, in particularl, Gabriel Souart, taught the boys.

On Feb 26, 1652, Lambert Closse and Francoise Gode were godparents to Francoise Loiselle, b. Feb 26, 1651 in Montreal, QC

Children
 Jean Paul DESROCHES
-Jean Baptiste Jr DESROCHES b: 11 Dec 1649 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada spouse Beauchamp Marie
-Nicolas Desroches 07 Oct 1652 27 Apr 1737 in Montreal, Quebec spouses Archambault Anne
Perthuis Jeanne
-Paul Desroches 31 Dec 1654 Raincourt b: 13 Dec 1654 in Montreal, Quebec, spouse Leduc Suzanne
 Suzanne DESROCHES b: 5 Oct 1662 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 Jean Baptiste Jr DESROCHES b: 11 Oct 1663 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 Francoise Desroches 24 Nov 1657 10 Nov 1672 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 Jacques Desroches 31 Mar 1660 25 Nov 1680 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 Jean Desroches 11 Oct 1663 23 Aug 1687 J. Desroches F. Gode Picard Anne
-Marguerite Desroches 30 Apr 1666  in Montreal, Quebec, Canada spouse Leduc Jean
-Jeanne Desroches 04 Nov 1668 03 Nov 1696 J. Desroches F. Gode Lauzon Seraphin
-Agathe Desroches 16 Jan 1671 11 Apr 1703 J. Desroches F. Gode Leduc Charles
-Pierre Desroches b 15 May 1673 Notre Dame de Montreal, QC d 29 Apr 1739 spouse Beaudry Marie

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