I am also searching for information about the parents of Francois PAYAN. Francois was married to Madeleine CANTIN. They had a son Jacques PAYAN DIT SAINTONGE ( born abt. 1674-1678 )who was married to Louise MORIN in Quebec, Feb 03, 1699. I am related through their son Joseph Jacques PAYAN DIT SAINTONGE married to Marie Jeanne LEGRIS DIT LEPINE and their son Louis Joseph PAYAN DIT SAINTONGE ( born August 11, 1722 in Quebec. My Great Grandfather was Guillaume SAINTONGE ( born: abt. 1839 )married to Marie Rose VIENS. My Grandfather William Guillaume ST. ONGE ( born:June 14, 1863- Died- Nov. 11, 1945 in Bonnyville, Alberta ) married to Emma GOBEILLE.