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Joseph Amable (Menard) Ménard (abt. 1754 - abt. 1824)

Joseph Amable Ménard formerly Menard aka St-Onge
Born about in St-Ours, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Mar 1778 (to 3 Dec 1796) in Lachine, Province de Québecmap
Husband of — married 12 Feb 1798 (to 26 Dec 1804) in Oka, Bas-Canadamap
Husband of — married 18 Jan 1806 (to 22 Oct 1816) in Saint-Benoit, Bas-Canadamap
Husband of — married 2 Aug 1819 in Saint-Benoit, Bas-Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 70 in St-Benoît, Bas-Canadamap [uncertain]
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Joseph Amable (Menard) Ménard has French origins.
Drapeau identifiant les profils du Canada, Nouvelle-France
Joseph Amable (Menard) Ménard a vécu
au Canada, Nouvelle-France.

Joseph Amable Ménard, son of Pierre Jean Menard and Marie Francoise Beaudin,[1] was born on 19 Apr 1754 and baptized the next day by the priest of Immaculée-Conception, St-Ours in St-Ours, Canada, Nouvelle-France. Baptism: April 20, 1754 (Marie Joseph Menard. [2]

Marriage Contract: Feb 28, 1778. Joseph Amble Menard and Marie Josette Bertrand. [3]

He married first Marie Josephe Bertrand on 02 March 1778, in Lachine, Province de Québec.[1]

Children of the marriage: [4]
  1. Joseph Ignace Menard (1778), m. Marie Amable Charron
  2. Marie Angelique Menard (1779-1780)
  3. Louis Menard (1780), m. Marie Trottier
  4. Marie Ursule Menard (1782-1782)
  5. Michel Menard (1783-1785)
  6. Pierre Menard (1784), m. Marie Josephte Chartrand
  7. Marguerite Menard (1789), m. Pierre Strasbourg
  8. Josephe Renee Menard (1791)
  9. Francois Augustin Menard (1792 -1860) m. Marie Josephte Richer
  10. Francois Laurent Menard (1792-1834), m. Catherine Poirier
  11. Marie Angelique Menard (1794-1794)
  12. Marie Ursule Menard (1795)
  13. Marie Reine Menard (1798) m. Jean Baptiste Despins

Second he married in 1798 Marie Françoise (Lesourd) Duchene.[5]

He married a third time in 1806, to Marie Françoise Trottier.[6]

Children of the marriage:
  1. Benjamin Menard (1808) m. Domitille Labrosse [7]

His fourth and last marriage was to Marie Angelique Reaume in 1819.[8]

He died 28 June 1824 and was buried 30 June 1824 at St-Benoît, Mirabel. His wife is listed on the burial record. [9][10][11]


  • Hyphenated prenoms did not occur until modern times.
  • Joseph Amable Ménard dit St-Onge -- His French dit name St-Onge would have been received from his father.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Lachine > Saints-Anges-de-Lachine > Index 1676-1710, 1711, 1717-1859 Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1676-1778 > image 855 of 862; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
  2. [( Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890 Name: Marie-Joseph Ménard Relationship to Head: Enfant (Child) Baptism Date: 20 avr. 1754 (20 Apr 1754) Baptism Place: Saint-Ours Father: Pierre-Jean Ménard Mother: Marie-Françoise Baudoin Source Citation: Volume: Vol. 5 Sect. 2 : Lei-Mer; Page: 596)]
  3. [( Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 Name: Jos Amable Menard Record Type: Contrat de Mariage (Marriage Contract) (Marriage) Notarial Date: 28 févr. 1778 (28 Feb 1778) Notarial Place: Montréal, Québec (Quebec), Canada Marriage Date: 28 févr. 1778 (28 Feb 1778) Notary: Antoine Foucher Notarial Act Number: 3701 Record Description: Mariage Spouse: Beloeil Participants: Name Jos Amable Menard ; Marie Josette Bertrand Source Citation : Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec; Montréal, Quebec, Canada; Collection: Fonds Cour Supérieure. District judiciaire de Montréal. Cote CN601. Greffes de notaires, 1648-1967.; District: Montréal; Title: Foucher, Antoine (1746-1785))]
  4. [( Family Tree: Children listed:]
  5. "Québec, Deux-Montagnes, Oka, registres paroissiaux, 1786-1799, 1908-1912," manuscript on digital images, FamilySearch ( 1984), Registres paroissiaux, 1786-1799 > image 427 of 1159; Archives nationales du Québec.
  6. "Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Mirabel > Saint-Benoît > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1806-1821 > image 6 of 575; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
  7. [( Family Tree: Child listed:]
  8. "Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Mirabel > Saint-Benoît > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1806-1821 > image 472 of 575; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.
  9. [( Quebec, Canada, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968 Name: Joseph Amable Menard Event Type: Enterrement (Burial) Death Date: 1824 Burial Date: 1824 Burial Place: St-Benoît, Québec Source Citation :Institut Généalogique Drouin; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Drouin Collection; Author: Gabriel Drouin, comp.)]
  10. Jean Bertrand Rootsweb page Links to search engine. :(
  11. his page

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