Michel Maillou

M, b. 14 December 1641, d. circa 2 July 1728
FatherJacques Maillou b. c 1607, d. c 5 Apr 1677
MotherJeanne Arnaud b. c 1610
     Michel was born on Saturday, 14 December 1641 in Brie-sous-Matha, Saintonge, Poitou, France. He was christened there on 15 December 1641 in St-Pierre Church.1 Michel married Jeanne Mercier on 9 February 1659 in Brie-sous-Matha at St-Pierre Church.1 In about 1670 the family immigrated from France to Quebec. he is first found on record there in that year. He was noted as being a shop keeper. 1681, Michel and Jeanne were listed on the Canadian Census in St-Michel-de-Bellechasse, La Durantaye, Bellechasse County, Quebec, Canada. Enumerated in this household were Michael Maillou [40 years], Jeanne Mercier [45 years], Jeanne [7 years], Marie [5 years], Henriette [3 years] & Francoise [14 months].2 Michel's wife, Jeanne, died between 16 November 1699 and 3 September 1702 in Quebec, Canada, leaving him a widower. A contract for the marriage of Michel Maillou & Madeleine Groteau was signed on 3 September 1702 at Quebec, Canada. The contract written by Michel Laferte dit Lapailleur states that Michel is the widower of Jeanne Mercie and Madeleine is a widow of Francois Marchand.3 Michel's wife, Madeleine, died on 5 September 1703 in Hotel-Dieu, ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada, leaving him a widower. Michel departed this life in St-Vallier, Bellechasse County, Quebec, Canada. He was buried there in the churchyard of St-Philippe & St-Jacques on Friday, 2 July 1728.4

Family 1

Jeanne Mercier b. c 18 Mar 1640, d. bt 16 Nov 1699 - 3 Sep 1702

Family 2

Madeleine Groteau b. 1653, d. 5 Sep 1703


  1. [S1952] Quebec, Quebec Federation of Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621-1865 - https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKDB-HQ9V : 25.
  2. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Census Certificate Number 97127.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Marriage Contract Certificate Number 336864: Michel Maillou, widower of Jeanne Mercie and Madeleine Groleau, widow of Francois Marchand; notary: Michel Laferte dit Lepailleur.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 2 July 1728 - Michel Mayoult died at around the age of 66 years; at St-Vallier - www.genealogiequebec.com.