The Family of Nicolas Godé

French Ancestor of the Marentettes


Nicolas Godé
  • he was born about 1583 in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, évêché de Sées, Perche, France
  • while still in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, he married Françoise Gadois (1586 - 1689), probably about 1618/19
  • he died suddenly and tragically October 25, 1657 at Pointe-aux-Trembles on the Island of Montréal (click here to learn more about his death)
  • Nicolas and Françoise had 4 children (see below)

François Godé
  • he was born in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, évêché de Sées, Perche, France in 1620/21
  • on January 11, 1648/49 he married, in the church of Notre-Dame in Montréal, Françoise Bugon, originally from Auvergne in France
  • nothing else is known of this couple as they returned to France shortly after the death of Nicolas Godé in 1657
Nicolas Godé 
  • he was born in January, 1628/29 in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, évêché de Sées, Perche, France 
  • on November 12, 1658 he married Marguerite Picard (January 1, 1641/41 - June 9, 1722), originally from the parish of Saint-Barthélémi in Paris, France and the daughter of Jean-Michel Picard and Marie Holin, both of Paris, France, in the church of Notre-Dame in Montréal
  • he died on April 13, 1697 in Montréal 
  • Nicolas and Marguerite had 7 children and the descendants of their son Jacques carried the name Marentette (click here to learn more about this family and their descendants) 
Françoise Godé 
  • she was born in 1633 in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, évêché de Sées, Perche, France 
  • on November 18, 1647, she married Jean Desroches, son of Jean and Antoinette, in the church of Notre-Dame in Montréal
  • she died March 9, 1714/15 at Pointe-aux-Trembles, Island of Montréal 
Mathurine Godé 
  • she was born in January, 1636/37 in the parish of Saint-Martin d'Igé, évêché de Sées, Perche, France 
  • on September 25, 1651, she married Jean de Saint-Père (1618 - 1657), originally from Dormelle, France and the son of Étienne Saint-Père and Étiennette Julian, in the church of Notre-Dame in Montréal.  Jean de Saint-Père died suddenly and tragically along with his father-in-law on October 25, 1657 (click here to learn more about Jean de Saint-Père) 
  • they had 2 children; a son Claude who died very young and a daughter Agathe (1657 - 1748) who married Pierre le Gardeur de Repentigny (click here to follow a very interesting link by Céline Payette about Agathe de Saint-Père)
  • on November 12, 1658, she married Jacques Le Moyne de Sainte-Marie (1622 - 1701), originally from the parish of Saint-Rémi, Dieppe, in Normande, France and the son of Pierre Le Moyne and Judith Duchesne 
  • she died in Montréal on November 12, 1672 
  • Mathurine and Jacques Le Moyne had several children (click here to learn more about their children) 

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