For more about François Allard, see my posting #307 & 308.
According to the "Dictionnaire biographique des ancêtres québécois (1608-1700)" Tome 3, pp. 231-232, by Michel Langlois (my liberal translation to English. The father of Anne Lemarché:
JEAN LEMERCHER dit Laroche(c.1628-post 1695)
Son of Jean Lemercher and of Marie Blondeau, of the parish of Sant-Laurent of Paris [France], he contracted marriage before the notary Lambert Closse on Sunday the 27th of September 1654 with Catherine Hurault, daughter of Jean Hurault and of Guillemette La Roussière, of the parish of Saint-Thomas de Laflèche, bishopric of Angers in Anjou and wedded her at Montreal [QC CAN] on Tuesday the 13th of October 1654. From their union nine children were born.
He commited himself to Mr de La Dauversière and to Mr de Maisonneuve at Laflècehe on the 25th of March 1653, before the notary de Lafousse, to go to work in Montreal for five years as a carpenter mate at 100 pounds per year. on the ship 'Le Saint-Nicolas', in road of Saint-Lazare, he admited to have received in advance on his wages. He arrived at Montreal on the 16th of November 1653. He married in 1654. On the 24th of July 1654, the 'Montreal Society' concede him a land under the Saint-Louis hillside (coteau).
On the 25th of May 1664, he sold his land in Montreal to Mathurin Langevin and left for Charlesbourg. There, on the 22th of February 1665, the Jesuits conceded him a land of fourthy arpents in area at the square. on the 1666 and 1667 cencus, he is found to be living on his land of Charlesbourg and owns two horned beasts and three arpents of land in value. The Ursulines (nuns) concede him lot of thirty-six feet by ninety-two feet at the Upper Town of Quebec, on the 15th of 07-27
ctober 1674, on the street that begins from the Grande Allée [Street] to go to the Ursulines' church. on the 20th June 1676, the Jesuits concede him a land of ninety-three arpents in area in the seigneury ofNotre-Dame-des-Anges at the Charlesbourg square.
He then left the Quebec region for Montreal, were he bought as the highest bidder the land of René Filiatrault. On the 18th of June 1679, Jacques Saint-Yves engage him to square the lumber necessary for a house of eighteen feet by sixteen feet and of ten feet in hight. On the 29th of October 1679, he rented his land of the said place Saint-François to the same Jacques Saint-Yves for a duration of five years, at the rate of fifteen ‘minots' of wheat and five ‘minots' of peas per year. His wife dies at Montreal on the 19th of October 1680. A month later, he entrust his daughters Catherine and Madeleine to Toussaint Hunault until Easter, for the sum of 60 pounds. On the 13th of December 1680, he sold his land of the ‘Côte' Saint-François to Charles Barbier and he received 450 pounds for it. He must, therefore, find a lodging. Then on the 5th of June 1681, Jeanne Godard, the widow of Pigeon, rent him for a year, her house located at a corner of Notre-Dame Street near the church, for the price of 55 pounds. At the 1681 census, he is living with his daughters in that house and has five horned beasts, His son Jean, ten years of age, who works as a servant for the Quebec Seminary at their Saint-Joachim farm, returns to Montreal. He engages him to André Demers for ten years, on the 29th of January 1682, in return for his lodging, his food and care. On the 1st of November 1683, he engages her daughter Catherine, nine years of age, for five years to Charles Juillet where she will be lodged, nourished and clothed. On the 19th of January 1684, he engages his daughter Madeleine, six years of age, at Olivier Quesnel for a duration of nine years, in return of her food and lodging. On the 13th of September 1691, he sells half of his Charlesbourg land to his son in law Mathurin Villeneuve, for the price of 200 pounds that the latter promess to give him before his return for France. He receives a discharge for this on the next September 18. He left for France and never came back. On the marriage contract of his daughter Catherine, the 4th of September 1695, and the same for his daughter Marie-Anne on the 20th of November 1695, it is said that he is gone on a trip in France. We know nothing about the date of his death.