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Elisabeth Price (1683 - 1716)

Elisabeth (Marie Élisabeth) Price aka Leprince
Born in Northampton, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 3 Feb 1706 in Notre-Dame de Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Mar 2011
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Élizabeth Price was born 23 Aug 1683 in Northampton, Massachusetts; she was the daughter of Robert Price and Sarah Webb[1]

She married André/Andrew Stébenne/Stevens on Feb. 6, 1703 in Deerfield, Mass.[2]

Andrew, 25 years old was killed in the Village[3] and she was abducted during the raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts; she chose to remain in New France

She was baptised Marie Élisabeth as catholic in Montréal on April 25, 1704[2]

Jean Fourneau and Élisabeth Price entered into a marriage contract before notary Pierre Raimbault on 3 February 1706.[4]

On 3 February 1706 in Notre-Dame de Montréal, Jean Fourneau, master shoemaker aged 27 son of Jacques Fourneau and of Marguerite Gevillac, of the parish of St-Michel in the city and diocese of Limoges, married Marie Élisabeth Price, aged 22 1/2 widow of the late André Stevens of Northampton in New England and daughter of Robert Price and of the late Sara Web, in the presence of Jacques de Lavau master tanner, Philippe Robitaille master barrelmaker, Jacques de Lacelle, Samuel Williams son of Jean Williams, minister of Dearfield in New England, Noël Lesage, the grand-vicar François le Vachon de Belmont having granted dispensation of 2 banns, the priest of the seminary of Ville-Marie Meriel celebrating. The groom and Robitaille could not sign, the others sign, as well as 4 others not named on the act.[5][6]

Enfants du couple 7 children to the marriage, 4 of whom married.

  1. +Marie Élisabeth Fourneau, née 5 nov. 1706 bapt. 6 Montréal (ND); Élisabeth Fourneau mariée avec Noël Migneron 4 juillet 1725 à Terrebonne
  2. +Jeanne Fourneau, née & bapt. 6 fév. 1708 Montréal (ND); Jeanne Fournau mariée avec Pierre Paul Bourgeat dit Provençal 1 déc. 1730 Montréal (ND)
  3. Marie Madeleine Fourneau, née 30 oct. 1709 bapt. 31 Montréal (ND); Marie Madeleine Forneau décédée 27 déc. 1726 inh. 28 Montréal (ND) @ 17 ans
  4. +Marguerite Fourneau, née & bapt. 18 sept. 1711 Montréal (ND); mariée avec Pierre St-Aubin 14 fév. 1735 Montréal (ND)
  5. +Anne Fournau, née & bapt. 31 juillet 1713 Montréal (ND); Anne Fourneau dite Brindamour mariée avec Antoine Nus dit Laventure 18 juillet 1733 Montréal (ND)
  6. Pierre Jean Fourneau, né 8 avril 1715 bapt. 10 Montréal (ND); aucune autre trace trouvée, il n'est pas cité présent aux mariages de ses soeurs. L'acte de tutelle en 1718 ne nomme pas les enfants concernés.
  7. Marie Josephe Fourneau, née & bapt. 22 oct. 1716 Montréal (ND); décédée & inh. 23 oct. 1716 Montréal (ND) @ 1 jour[4][7]

Marie Élisabeth Preisse (sic), wife of Jean Fournau shoemaker, was buried on 4 November 1716 in Montréal (ND), the record giving her around 35 years of age.[8]

Tutors (trustees) were named for the minor children of Jean Fourneau and the late Élisabeth Praisse [Élisabeth Price], the procedure having been done on the 22nd and 23rd of April 1718.[9] The records do not name the children.

The inventory of goods of the succession and community of Jean Fourneau [dit Brindamour], widower of Élizabeth Price, was completed on 28 June 1718.[10]


Jetté states the following in regards to her and her ancestry:[4]

1- her first marriage with Andrew Stevens was on 6 Dec 1703 in Deerfield, Massachusetts, and further states that Andrew was of native origin, and died on 11 March 1704 during an attack from the French and natives.
2- Robert Price, came from Connecticut and established himself in Deerfield. Was a soldier in Northampton Mass. on 7 April 1676; married around 1677 in Deerfield. Died 1715 in Deerfield
3- Sarah Webb, born around 1646 in Hartford, Connecticut; died 11 Mar 1704 in Deerfield, killed (aged 53); first married 17 Dec 1688 Deerfield with Zachariah Field, who died 1674 in Deerfield
6- John Webb, from England; leaves his master William Parks of Roxbury Mass.on 6 Jan 1634; innkeeper in Northampton in 1654; died 19 May 1670 Northampton at 55; married around 1640 New Haven Conn.
7- Anne Bassett, died 26 Aug 1666 Northampton
14- John Bassett, from England, established in New Haven around 1640; died 15 Feb 1653 New Haven
15- Margerie __, died 1656 Stamford Conn.


  1. Bapt. FamilySearch
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fichier Élisabeth Price 2013 Fédération québécoise des sociétés de généalogie//Québec Federation of Genealogical Societies
  3. Burial A. Stevens
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Dictionnaire généalogique des familles du Québec des origines à 1730, René Jetté, avec la collaboration du PRDH, 1983, Presses de l'Université de Montréal, pg 436 (membership IGD)
  5. Marriage to Jean Fourneau
  6. Mariage image IGD
  7. Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1997 - Drouin IGD
  8. Sépulture-Funeral Élisabeth Price image IGD
  9. BAnQ: tutelle 1718
  10. BAnQ: clôture d'inventaire 1718
  • Actes d'état civil et registres d'église du Québec (Collection Drouin), 1621 à 1997 - Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection: Institut Généalogique Drouin IGD (membership)

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