Jean-Baptiste Brassart

M, b. 18 September 1651, d. 21 February 1715
FatherAntoine Brassart b. c 1609, d. b 9 Jul 1669
MotherFrancoise Merry b. 1613, d. 11 Jul 1671
     Jean-Baptiste was born on Monday, 18 September 1651 in ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. He was christened there on 21 September 1651 in the Basilica of Notre Dame.1 A contract was drawn up by Mr. Duquet. for the marriage of Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Jeanne Quelue. It was signed on 19 April 1672 in Quebec, Canada..2 Jean-Baptiste married Marie-Jeanne Quelue on 26 April 1672 in ville de Quebec at the Basilica of Notre Dame.3 Jean Baptiste & Marie-Jeanne had children: Marie Jeanne Anne [8/02/1674-12/10/1750][m. 1/11/1694 Pierre Pillott], Marie Madeleine [9/09/1676-6/01/1752][m. 5/04/1711 Paul Chalifoux], Marie Francoise [1/10/1679-1/20/1728][m. 11/22/1700 Pierre Corbin & 2nd 11/23/1712 Jean-Baptiste Briere], Marie Louise [3/18/1681-3/20/1681], Marie Catherine [6/06/1682][m. 10/21/1710 Jean Baptiste Pillotte], Marie Anne [1/17/1685-1/30/1752], Anne Jacqueline [8/31/1987-9/04/1687], Jean Baptiste [3/08/1689-10/01/1749][m. 1/10/1717 Marie-Francoise Huppe dit LaGroix], child [2/11/1691-2/11/1691], Jean Baptiste 1/11/1692-9/20/1753]m. 7/19/1723 Marie Joseph Chalifour], Joseph Jacques [3/12/1694-3/31/1715] & Jean-Marie [4/24/1696].4
He was noted as being a member of the bourgeois, or of the middle class. He was also a church warden.5 Jean-Baptiste departed this life on Thursday, 21 February 1715 in ville de Quebec at age 63 years, 5 months and 3 days. He was buried there in the Notre Dame Cemetery on Friday, 22 February 1715.6 1716, Jean-Baptiste and Marie-Jeanne were listed on the Canadian Census in ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. Enumerated in this household were Marie-Jeanne Queleve [62 years], Jean-Baptiste Brassard [deceased], Jean-Baptiste [27 years][Shoemaker & a church warden of the Cathedral], Jean [22 years], Jean-Marie [18 years].


Marie-Jeanne Quelue b. c 27 Apr 1652, d. 1 Apr 1721


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 21 September 1651 - Jean-Baptiste Brassard, born 18 September son of Antoine Brassard & Francoise Meri; sponsors: Jean Gloria & Marie Bourdon; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -
  2. [S1620] Migrations - King's Daughters: Jeanne Quelevee -
  3. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 26 April 1672 - Jean-Baptieste Brassard, son of the late Antoine Brassard & the late Francoise Esmery; and Jeanne Quelue, daughter of the late Jean Quelue & Marie Camu, of the parish of St-Gilles, ville and bishopric of D'Evreux; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -
  4. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 3919.
  5. [S1620] Migrations - King's Daughters: Jeanne Quellevee -
  6. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 22 February 1715 - Jean-Baptiste Brassard, a church warden, died the preceeding day at 64 years of age; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -