A Marriageable Young Girl
Jeanne Poireau
Jeanne (Poirier) Poireau was born about 1647 in Saint-Nicolas de Brem, Les Sables-d'Olonne, Lucon, France; the daughter of Francois Poireau and Francoise Hucheloque.  She arrived in the Quebec Colony as a Filles A Marier, contracted to be the bride of Pierre Biron; who was then widowed from Barbe Martin, the daughter of Abraham Martin and Marguerite Langlois.  They were married December 19, 1662 in Ville De Quebec.

Pierre was born about 1627 in Ste-Hermine, Fontenay, Poitou, France; the son of Jean Biron and Marie Razee.  He and Jeanne would have three children but did not have a good marriage.  Jeanne actually had a daughter born out of wedlock on July 30, 1673, and it was said that the father was unknown.  Separated for many years, Pierre died on September 09, 1691 in Ville De Quebec and Jeanne followed soon after on November 02, 1691.
The Next Generation
Pierre-Joseph Biron - Was born on March 31, 1664 in Ville De Quebec and died on January 14, 1718 at Trois-Rivieres.  He married Marie-Jeanne Laroche and the couple had eight children.

Francois Biron - Was born on December 04, 1665 in Ville De Quebec and died on February 06, 1721 in Lotbiniere.  He married three times:  Marguerite Davaux (4 children), Marie-Anne Fournel (3 children) and Anne Sylvestre (no children)

Alexandre Biron - Was born on September 26, 1671 in Neuville, Portneuf and died unknown in Charlesbourg.  He married Jeanne Morin and the couple had at least three children.
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