Marie-Josephe Masson

F, b. 6 March 1737, d. 20 March 1810
     Marie-Josephe was born on Wednesday, 6 March 1737 in St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. She is the daughter of Barnabe Masson & Agnes Grenier. She was christened there on 9 March 1737 in St-Augustin Church.1 Marie-Josephe married Michel Bergeron, son of Jacques Bergeron and Marie-Anne Dubois, on 5 June 1764 in Sorel, St-Pierre-De Saurel, Quebec, Canada, at St-Pierre Church.2 Michel and Marie-Joseph had children: Michel [4/18/1762], Michel [7/18/1764-11/01/1846][m. 10/17/1792 Rosalie Lefebvre dit Lasisserais], Jean-Baptiste [11/03/1766-6/23/1836][m. 2/03/1794 Marie Tessier], Marie Josephe [3/27/1769-1/28/1816][m. 2/01/1800 Charles Destroismaisons dit Picard], Marie Louise [11/20/1771-5/22/1772], Joseph [3/08/1773-10/10/1857][m. 2/16/1801 Genevieve Pelletier dit Antaya], Marie Therese [8/10/1778-8/15/1778], Marie Marguerite 8/10/1778-7/22/1789] & Pierre Michel [6/17/1780-6/04/1781].3 Marie-Josephe's husband, Michel, died circa 11 January 1806 in Sorel, leaving her a widow. Marie-Josephe departed this life on Tuesday, 20 March 1810 in Sorel at age 73 years and 14 days. She was buried there in the churchyard of St-Pierre on Wednesday, 21 March 1810.4


Michel Bergeron b. 27 Nov 1724, d. c 11 Jan 1806


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 9 March 1737 - Marie Josephe Mason, born the 6th of this month, daughter of Barnabe Masson & Marie Ganes Grenier; sponsors: Pierre Dore & Marie Catherine Bedard; at St-Augustin. -
  2. [S1558] Cyprien Tanguay, Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families [Tanguay Collection 1608-1890], Volume 2: section1, page 226 - Marriage : 5 Jun 1764 - Michel Bergeron, son of Jacques Bergeron & Madeleine Dubois and Marie-Joseph Masson, at Sorel.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 41618.
  4. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Burial Certificate Number 25249654: 21 March 1810 - Josephe Macon, died yesterday at around the age of 67 years, widow of Michel Bergeron; at Sorel.