Francoise Meran

F, b. 25 November 1747, d. 13 April 1828
FatherLouis Mayrand b. c 1702, d. 26 Feb 1788
MotherMarie-Madeleine Brunette b. c 1709, d. 1 Mar 1786
     Francoise was born on Saturday, 25 November 1747 in Deschambault, Portneuf County, Quebec, Canada. She was christened on the same day there in the church of St-Joseph.1 Francoise married Joseph-Marie Paquin on 21 February 1776 in Deschambault at the church of St-Joseph.2 Joseph-Marie & Francoise had children: Joseph Marie [3/23/1777], Paul [4/15/1778-7/18/1847][m. 11/26/1805 Francoise Mathieu & 2nd 11/08/1815 Marie-Louise Gosselin], Francoise [2/13/1780-2/05/1821][m. 1/08/1805 Michel Toussaint], Joseph [4/23/1781][m. Josephe Bouchard], Pierre [3/28/1783], Jean [8/20/1784-6/04/1852][m. 10/05/1819 Josephe Sauvageau], Francois [7/18/1786][m. 10/11/1825 Marguerite Perron] & Marie Victoire [4/08/1789][m. 1/30/1815 Richard Laurent dit Lecuyer].3 Francoise's husband, Joseph-Marie, died on 7 January 1821 in Deschambault leaving her a widow. Francoise departed this life on Sunday, 13 April 1828 in Deschambault at age 80 years, 4 months and 19 days. She was buried there in the churchyard of St-Joseph on Tuesday, 15 April 1828.4


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 25 November 1747 - Marie-Francoise Meran; born this day, daughter of Louis Meran & Madeleine Brunette; sponsors: Joseph Garriepy & Francoise Brunette; at St-Joseph, Deschambault -
  2. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 22 January1776 - Marie-Francoise Meran, daughter of Louis Meran & Marie-Madeleine Brunet; and Joseph Paquin, son of Paul Paqun & Josephe Arcan; Among those present: Louis-Marie Meran & Ambroise Meran [brothers of the bride]; at St-Joseph, Deschambault -
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 52202.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 15 April 1828 - Francoise Meran died day before yesterday at around the age of 82 years, widow of Joseph Paquin; at St-Joseph, Deschambault. -