Ile d'Orléans, 1655Tuesday morning, November 27 1655, with their family and friends, Simon Lereau and Suzanne Jaroussel went to a small chapel built by another colonist, Gabriel Gosselin near his house, on a piece of land that he had received from the fief of Beaulieu, near the western extremity of l'Ile d'Orléans. Reverend Father René Menard, jesuit, was waiting for them for the marriage ceremony.
In that chapel, the marriage of Simon Lereau and Suzanne Jaroussel was celebrated, as described in the following document:
The marriage was recorded in the register of the parish of Notre-Dame de Québec.Le 27 de novembre 1655, après publication faite de trois bancs
For more details, see the article by M. René L'Heureux (to be put online at a later date).
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