Antoinne Bienvenu s/o Philippe Bienvenu of France and Francoise Alarie; he married Francoise Rabut, widow of Pierre Melet at Kaskaskia June 3, l726. Their ch include 1 Marie married Jan l3, l750 to Monsieur Beboist de Ste. Claire. Her 2nd husband was Rene Harppain de la Gautrais, widower of Celeste Therese Nepveu. 2Jeanne, married Feb 5, l743 to Jacques la Course, son of Pierre la Course and Madeleine Bourbeau. 3 Elisabeth, married Pierre la Course in Nov l744. She m a 2nd to Joseph Dubord, 23 June l755 she died b/4 Jan ll, l762.4 Antoine, b l73l d May ll, l805. His 2nd wife was Louise Danis, b l753 d l788. Philippe was master carpenter who came to Ill in l7l9 from France.