I have to make corrections to the message of Tom. Children of Mathurin Tessier and Elisabeth Létourneau: Edmond born 1678 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade François born 22 Aug. 1681 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade died 1682. Pierre born 11 Nov. 1683 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade died 27 Nov. 1683. Marie-Jeanne born 31 May 1685 Batiscan Jean-Baptiste born 11 Sept 1688 Québec François born 01 Jan. 1694 Ste-Anne-de-la-Pérade Died ? Only Edmond had a descendance. *** Pierre Tessier son of Jacques Tessier and Catherine Amelin married Catherine Vacher said Laserte from Duval, évêché DuMans dans la Nouvelle France, daughter of Charles Vacher said Laserte and Marie-Claire Bergeron from Yamachiche on 15 november 1739 at Trois-Rivières. (I have a copy of their marriage contract by notary Clement Lefebvre).
Their children: Pierre born 23 dec 1740 died a few days later. Pierre born 12 march 1742 Joseph born 29 march 1744 Catherine born 4 july 1746 Jean-Pierre (call Jean-Baptiste) born 13 nov. 1749 (From: Le Défricheur, Décembre 2005, by Mireille Tessier and Gaston Tessier, bulletin of l'Association des familles Tessier). NOTE: Évêché DuMans is in France. Nouvelle France in the contract is probably an error of the notary. G.-Robert TESSIER