Pierre Caillas

M, b. circa 16 June 1692, d. 14 October 1766
FatherPierre Caillas b. 1665, d. 14 Sep 1744
MotherMarie-Therese Aure b. c 1671, d. c 24 Jul 1724
     Pierre was born in Champlain, Les Chenaux County, Quebec, Canada. He was christened there on 16 June 1692 in the church of La Visitation.1 Pierre married Marie-Catherine Neveu on 12 January 1722 in Champlain at the church of La Visitation.2 Pierre & Marie-Catherine had children: Marie-Marguerite [11/05/1722-10/06/1807][m. 2/16/1741 Joseph-Marie Rainville],
Antoine-Alexis [5/08/17824-6/08/1725], Therese [1727-3/08/1813][m. 1/30/1747 Antoine-Regis Valois & 2nd 10/19/1756 Jean-Baptiste Coutu] & Joseph [4/14/1730-1/25/1794][m. 4/24/1752 Marie Josephe Carpentier].3 Pierre's wife, Marie-Catherine, died circa 22 April 1731 in Ile-DuPas, Quebec, Canada, leaving him a widower. Pierre married 2nd Marguerite Brisset on 16 February 1743 in Ile-DuPas at the church of La Visitation.4 Pierre's second wife, Marguerite Brisset, was a daughter of the Lord of Dupas Island. After their marriage the couple took up residence in this new parish. While living on the island, Pierre became captain of the Militia, a Cantor at the church and a church warden. After the Lord of the Isle, and the priest of the parish, Pierre was the most respected personage in this new parish.5 Pierre drowned in Ile-DuPas, Quebec, Canada, on Tuesday, 14 October 1766.5 He was buried there in the churchyard of La Visitation on Wednesday, 15 October 1766.6

Family 1

Marie-Catherine Neveu b. 18 Mar 1697, d. c 22 Apr 1731

Family 2

Marguerite Brisset b. c 3 Oct 1694, d. 21 Apr 1769


  1. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Baptism: 16 June 1692 - Pierre Caillas, son of Pierre Caillas & Marie-Therese Aure; sponsors: Pierre Aure & Catherine Aure; at the parish of la Visitation, Champlain.
  2. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 12 January 1722 - Pierre Caillia, son of Pierre Caillia & Therese Houre; and Marie-Catherine Neveu, daughter of Adrien Neveu & Marie Dandonneau; at the parish of la Visitation, Champlain. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certifcate Number 13910.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 16 February 1743 - Pierre Caya, widower of Catherine Neveu; and Marguerite Brisset, widow of Francois Casobon] at the parish of la Visitation, Ile-DuPas. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  5. [S1624] Jacques Caya, Caya of America, page 14.
  6. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 15 October 1766 - Pierre Caya, died yesterday at around the age of 72 years, at the parish of la Visitation, Ile-DuPas. - www.genealogiequebec.com.