Written in 2011.
I did not intend to write more than one article a week on this blog.
I had postponed talking about my Quesnel roots after my articles on Eddy Dubois.
This is the article I posted sometime ago…
Rosina Quesnel is my maternal grandmother, and as many people looking for their roots, I found much valid information on the Internet.
Rosina is a direct descendant of Olivier Quesnel who was a gunsmith in the 1600s.
In this picture Rosina Quesnel is seen with her first husband Venance Paiement.
Venance was baptized “Valence” by the priest who was thinking his given name was Valence… like Valencia a town in Italy.
Sometimes such errors are found in the parish registers.
On the Internet Georges de Quesnel is often linked to be the father of Pierre de Quesnel who married Marie Poulard, these two being Olivier Quesnel’s parents.
Olivier Quesnel is known…
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