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Oldest known Richelieu Leger Generations

First Generation: Jehan Leger in France
married to
Loyse Quilliere in France

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Second generation: Etienne Leger,
born April 2,1617
in Aubigny-sur-Nere,France

married to
Nicolle Chuveau (Chudeau),
baptized July 1631 in St Martin de la Place, France
Married about 1655
probably at Saint-Lambert-des-Levèes, France

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Third generation: François Leger, born May 11, 1667
Saint-Lambert-des-Levées, France,
died 14 April 1698, Fontevraud, France

married to
Anne Guingand, born August 24, 1663 Fontevraud, France
Married August 21, 1691 in the Church of St. Michel,
Fontevraud, France

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Fourth generation: Jean Leger,
born November 20, 1694 Fontevraud, France

married to
Marguerite Marchand

Known as Jean dit Richelieu Leger
He was the first of our Leger line to come to America.
They settled in Quebec, where they lived and raised a family.

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Fifth generation: Michel Leger
born March 28 1729 in Quebec, Canada

married to
an Acadian, Angelique Pinet,
who, as a widow, came to settle in Louisiana in 1785
with her three sons.