A Marriageable Young Girl
Marie Letard
Marie Letard was born about 1617 in Deneze sous Doue, Saumur, Tours, Touraine, France; the daughter of Martin Letard and Andree Belanger.  She arrived in the Quebec Colony as a Filles A Marier, and a servant to Martin Boutet.

On October 28, 1655 she was married to Jean-Isaac Nyeville Roussin from St Aubin de Tourouvre, Perche, Normandy, France; who was engaged as a farmer by the Jesuits.  Jean-Isaac was born on October 03, 1597; the son of Pierre Roussin and Jehanne Nyeville; and was widowed from Madeleine Viftif Giguere.

Though Marie and Jean had no children of their own, she acted as stepmother to his children with his first wife: Marie-Madeleine, Francoise, Nicolas, Jean-Isaac II, Francois and Louise.  Marie died on April 06, 1682 in L'Ange-Gardien and Jean-Isaac followed on June 22, 1688.
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