Louis Crete

M, b. 6 May 1656, d. 21 August 1685
FatherJean Crete b. 8 Nov 1626, d. 4 Mar 1717
MotherMarguerite Gaulin b. c 14 May 1627, d. 15 Jan 1703
     Louis was born on Saturday, 6 May 1656 in Beauport, ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. He was christened there on 20 May 1656 in the Basilica of Notre Dame.1 He made a trip to France, probably in hopes of finding a wife. A contract for the marriage of Louis Crete & Madeleine-Marguerite Briault was signed on 19 May 1685 at La Rochelle, Charente, Poitou-Charentes, France. Louis married Madeleine-Marguerite Briault on 28 May 1685 in La Rochelle at St-Sauveur Church.2 Louis departed this life on Tuesday, 21 August 1685 in St-Laurent, Ile d'Orleans, Quebec, Canada, at age 29 years, 3 months and 15 days. This happened the same day he arrived home from France. He was buried there in the cemetery of St-Laurent on Saturday, 25 August 1685.3


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Batism: 20 May 1656 - Louis Creste, born the 6th of May, son of Jean Creste & Marguerite Collin, sponsors: Louis Coste & Marguerite Langlois, at Notre Dame de Quebec. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  2. [S1952] Quebec, Quebec Federation of Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621-1865: Record number 241071. - https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKDB-HQ9V : 25.
  3. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 25 August 1685 - Louis Creste, died the same day he returned from France, at St-Laurent, Ile-d'Orleans [Rene Jetty] - www.genealogiequebec.com.