According to genealogist Placide GaudetMarguerite Poirier born in about 1764 was the daughter of Joseph Poirier, "maitre cannonier a bord d'un corsaire français" who died in Tintamarre about 1779. Her mother was Marguerite Lavigne. She married Firmin Martin about 1784 in Rustico.
Marguerite Poirier married Firmin Martin as documented by the marriages of their children.
Before 15 July 1815 both Firmin Martin and his wife Marguerite Poirier are deceased. They are listed as deceased at the time of their daughter Marie's marriage to Amant Gallant on the marriage register document. (see marg reg. ref. of daughter Marie Martin)
Marie Martin married Amant Gallant , 15 July 1815
On January 9th 1816, in Rustico, Abraham Pineau (probably Abraham Pineau) adult son of Joseph Pineau and deceased Charlotte Doucet married Adélaïde Martin minor daughter of deceased Firmain Martin and deceased Marguerite Poirierof Rustico Witnesses Jean Pineau, Amant Galant, Jacques Pitre and many others. None could sign.
↑ Ancestry.com. U.S. and Canada, Miscellaneous French Records (Drouin Collection), 1651-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Papiers (familles) de Placide Gaudet, Image 11 and 12 of 8365. Poirier Family Ancestry (paid subscription)
↑ Family Search.org, Film # 008131527, Rustico, St. Augustin, Registres Baptemes, mariages, sepultures, 1817-1824, pg-55, image pg 1276 of 1353, Marie Martin married Amant Gallant
↑ Family Search Film# 008131527, Registres Paroissiaux 1812-1824, Église Catholique Saint Augustine (Rustico, Île du Prince-Édouard). pages 1293 of 1353.Marriage Family Search
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