1 - Guillaume Pelletier (1598 - 1657)

His Narrative Biography


Parents: Éloi Pelletier - Françoise Matte (?Mare)

Born: 1598 - Bresolettes, Perche, France
Died: 27 Nov 1657 - Beauport, QC, Canada
Buried: 28 Nov 1657 - Côte de la Montagne, Québec, QC, Canada

Married: 12 Feb 1619 - St-Aubin-de-Tourouvre Church, Tourouvre, Perche, France
Spouse: Michelle Mabille (1592 - 1665)

Children:
Claude (1622 - )
Guillaume (1624 - )
Jean (1627 - 1698)

Notes: Guillaume and his family originally came to Canada under contract for three years to Robert Giffard, Seigneur of Beauport, a member of the “Compagnie des Cent-Associes”, a company founded by Richelieu to help colonize New France (later called Canada).
He was a charcoal dealer by trade.