Many people say that Francois was the illegitimate son of Tomaso Francesco, but this has not been proven or disproven. It is most likely the wishful thinking of researchers who want to find a royal connection.
"Né en France vers 1621, François Savoie est arrivé en Acadie avant 1651, date où il s'est marié à Catherine Lejeune. Neuf enfants sont issus de leur mariage, dont Germain, né vers 1654, qui épousa vers 1678 Marie Breau, fille de Vincent Breau et de Marie Bourque"
1671 Acadian Census at Port Royal: Francois SAVOYE, 50, wife, Catherine LeJEUNE 38; children: Francoise 18, Germain 17, Marie 14, Jeanne 13, Catherine 9, Francoise 8, Barabe 6, Andree 4, Marie 2; cattle 4.
Young, John Austin S25 Title: The Lejeunes of Acadia and the Youngs of Sothwest Louisiana: Publication: John Austin Young, Grand Pere Farm
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Note: Francois arrived in Acadia in 1643; Francois was a plowman.
Francois Savoie b abt 1621 Martaize, France married Catherine LeJeune b
abt 1635 Port ROyal, Acadia ( my 8th gr grandparents) I only have 1 child list but I am sure there were more daughter Francoise Savoie b abt 1653 married Jehan Corporon b abt 1646 my 8th grandparents. (my notes on Jehan "The Acadians in France, Vol.II, Belle-Isle-en-Mer Registers. p.66; transported to NY with youngest daughter Rosalie. also see The Acadians in France, Vol.II, Belle-Isle-en-Mer Registers. p.65. 1671 Acadian Census Jehan CORPORON, 25, wife Francoise SAVOIE 18; Child: one daughter of 6 weeks;