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Mathurin Masta (Marsta) (b. 1643, d. 01 May 1688)Mathurin Masta (Marsta) (son of Jacques Masta and Marie Coutaud)2 was born 1643 in Point-Aux-Trembles, Quebec, Canada, and died 01 May 1688 in Point-Aux-Trembles, Quebec, Canada.He married Antoinette Catherine Eloy on 14 December 1665 in Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, Quebec, Canada, daughter of Jean Eloy and Antoinette Poitie.
Notes for Mathurin Masta (Marsta):
Mathurin Mastaw arrived in Quebec, Canada about 1659 on the ship St. Andre which departed from LaRochelle, France in the same year.Although Mathurin boarded with his father, Jacques Mastaw, it is not known if Jacques survived the voyage.Mathurin's mother, Marie Coulande died before they took the voyage.
(Taken from the Mastaw Family Home Page designed by Kevin Joseph Mastaw - September 9, 1998)
The 1666 Census listed Mathurin Masta age 22, and Antoinette Eloy, age 2 2.
The 1688 Census listed the family as follows:Maturin age 37, Antoinet te age 36, and children: Cunegonde age 15, Pierre age 10, Toussaint age 7, Marie age 4, and Marguerite age 2.In the 1688 census the family is located in Montreal.The marriage says that his father Jacques was from France, Quest, rural (872), and his mother from France, Loire, rural (842).
(Richard Ebens, Family Group Sheet, October 27, 1999)
More About Mathurin Masta (Marsta):
Migration: 08 June 1659, Leaves LaRochelle, France with father, Jacques.
Occupation: 1665, Mason.
Residence: 24 August 1660, Mathurin Marsteau registered in Montreal (Archives of Quebec).
More About Mathurin Masta (Marsta) and Antoinette Catherine Eloy:
Marriage: 14 December 1665, Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Witnesses: 14 December 1665, Gilbert Barber dit Le Minime and Francois Bailly.
Children of Mathurin Masta (Marsta) and Antoinette Catherine Eloy are:
- +Toussaint Masta (Marsta), b. 29 January 1674/75, Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, Quebec, Canada, d. 13 September 1755, St. Francois-de-Sales, Quebec, Canada.