Marguerite Crete

F, b. 27 March 1659, d. circa 12 October 1734
FatherJean Crete b. 8 Nov 1626, d. 4 Mar 1717
MotherMarguerite Gaulin b. c 14 May 1627, d. 15 Jan 1703
     Marguerite was born on Thursday, 27 March 1659 in Beauport, ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. She was christened there on 20 April 1659 in La Nativitie-de-Notre-Dame Church.1 A contract for the marriage of Marguerite & Pierre Gailloux was signed on 6 November 1678. The contract was written by Paul Vachon. The contract states that Pierre is the son of the late Nicolas Gaillou & the late Vivienne Godet. Also that Marguerite is the daughter of Jean Crete and Marguerite Gollin..2 1681, Marguerite and her husband, Pierre, were listed on the Canadian Census in Batiscan, Les Chenaux County, Quebec, Canada. Enumerated in this household were Pierre Gaillou [30 years], Marguerite Creste [22 years] & Pierre [2 years].3 Marguerite's husband, Pierre, died circa 5 November 1714 in Batiscan, Les Chenaux County, Quebec, Canada, leaving her a widow. Marguerite departed this life in Batiscan. She was buried there in the churchyard of St-Francois Xavier on Tuesday, 12 October 1734.4


Pierre Gailloux b. c 1647, d. c 5 Nov 1714


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 20 April 1659 - Marie-Marguerite Creste, born: 27 March, daughter of Jean Crete & Marguerite Golin, sponsors: Pierre Golin & Jeanne Langlois; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -
  2. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Marriage Contract Number 94634.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Census Certificate Number 97356.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 12 October 1734 - Marguerite Crete, died at around the age of 76 years, widow of Pierre Gaillou; at Batiscan. -