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Re: Jean-Baptiste Yokell & Marie-Catherine Martin
Posted by: Linda Kraft (ID *****3433) Date: July 10, 2003 at 18:33:53
In Reply to: Re: Jean-Baptiste Yokell & Marie-Catherine Martin by Louis Yokell of 16

I have the parents of Marie-Catherine MARTIN who married Jean-Baptiste JOCKEL/YOCKEL/YOKELL (and about 12 other alternate spellings!) July 1786 in Kamouraska. Also, PRDH Record No. 349524, on July 3, 1786. From that same source I learned her parents: Jean MARTIN and Marie-Josephe MICHAUD, along with her grandfather, Jean MICHAUD. They were witnesses to her wedding. Following the ceremony, Jean-Baptiste "abjured his heritage and gave his confession of faith" (which I think means he was Protestant and he converted to Roman Catholic). ---Linda


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