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  (b. 7 March 1685 York, Maine, New England   d. 17 January 1770 Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) was born 7 March 1685 in York, Maine, New England . Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) was the child of John SAYWARD   and   Mary RISHWORTH and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Henry SAYWARD and Mary PEASLEY (maternal)  Edward RISHWORTH and Suzanne WHEELRIGHT

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Marie Josephe Esther  married  Pierre LESTAGE 5 January 1712 in Montréal, Canada, New France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Pierre LESTAGE  was born 2 February 1682 in Bayonne, France.  Pierre died 21 December 1743 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul). 

Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) died 17 January 1770 in Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada .

Death recorded at Notre-Dame-de-Montreal, Montreal, Quebec


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Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? In New France, socially, the seigneur and his family did not stand apart from his neighbors. All went to the same church, took part in the same amusements upon days of festival, and not infrequently w
Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1838 - More than 15,000 Cherokee Indians are forced to march from Georgia to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. Approximately 4,000 die from starvation and disease along the "Trail of Tears."
Did You Know?The name Maine is probably a practical nautical term which refers to the region being a mainland (separate from the many surrounding islands). Reference to the area as 'Maine' in writing first appeared in 1622. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1820 - Massachusetts (District of Maine)
March 15, 1820 - Maine becomes 23rd U.S. state

  • Biography
    Esther, b. March 7, 1685, a dau. of John (2) and Mary (Rishworth) Sayward, was taken captive with her mother and sister, by the Indians, Feb. 5, 1692, and was carried to Montreal, where all trace of her is lost. Her name was changed to Mary Joseph Sayers.

    The Sayward Family, Being the History and Genealogy of Henry Sayward of York, and His Descendants. With a Brief Account of Other Sayward by Charles Augustus Sayward, January 1, 1890, Independent Press, E.G. Hull


  • Biography
    Name: Esther Sayward
    Event Type: Birth
    Event Date: 07 Mar 1685
    Event Place: York, comté d'York, Maine, United States
    Gender: Female
    Marital Status: Married
    Baptism Date: x
    Father's Name: John Sayward
    Mother's Name: Mary Risworth
    Spouse's Name: Pierre de Lestage

    'Quebec, Quebec Federation of Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621-1865,' database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QKDB-HWLX : 10 February 2018), Esther Sayward, 07 Mar 1685; citing Birth,...Read MORE...


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  • Birth
    Name: Ester Or Esther Sayword Or Sayward
    Titles and Terms:
    Event Type: Birth
    Event Date: 07 Mar 1685
    Event Place: York, , Maine, United States
    Gender: Unknown
    Father's Name: John Sayward
    Father's Titles and Terms:
    Mother's Name: Mary Rishworth
    Mother's Titles and Terms:
    GS Film Number: 001205243
    Digital Folder Number: 007015921
    Image Number: 04166

    'Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921,' database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:2HVY-RFF : 17 October ...Read MORE...


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  • True Stories of New England Captives Carried to Canada During the Old French and Indian Wars By Charlotte Alice Baker
    '...Our next meeting with Mary Rishworth Plaisted is at her baptism in Montreal The following is a free translation of the Parish record On the 8th of December 1693 there was baptized sous condition an English woman from New England named in her own country Marie who born at York on the 8th of January O. S. 1660 of the marriage of Edouard Rishworth and Suzanne Willwright both Protestants of Lincoln in old England and married last to Jacques Pleisted Protestant of New England was captured the...Read MORE...


  • 25 Jan 1692 - Captured
    'January 25: Marie Risheoth born January 8, 1660 York daughter Edouard Rishwoth, English from Lincoln and Suzanne Wilright; captured January 25, 1692 along with Genevieve and Marie Joseph Sayer; 1st married Guillaume Sayer; 2nd marriage Jacques Pleisted. '

    Source: www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french24.htm
  • Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER)
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    Marriage
    Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.
  • 1712 Marriage / Partner
    Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) and Pierre LESTAGE 5 January 1712, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
  • 1712 Birth of Child
    Marie-Josephe LESTAGE was born 1 October 1712, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)


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Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag male ancestor Pierre LESTAGE-- Date: 5 January 1712 Place: Montréal, Canada, New France
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.


Marriage found at Notre Dame de Montreal in Drouin Collection

Pierre Lestage and Marie Joseph Sayeres


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Biography
Esther, b. March 7, 1685, a dau. of John (2) and Mary (Rishworth) Sayward, was taken captive with her mother and sister, by the Indians, Feb. 5, 1692, and was carried to Montreal, where all trace of her is lost. Her name was changed to Mary Joseph Sayers.

The Sayward Family, Being the History and Genealogy of Henry Sayward of York, and His Descendants. With a Brief Account of Other Sayward by Charles Augustus Sayward, January 1, 1890, Independent Press, E.G. Hull


Biography
Name: Esther Sayward
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 07 Mar 1685
Event Place: York, comté d'York, Maine, United States
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Baptism Date: x
Father's Name: John Sayward
Mother's Name: Mary Risworth
Spouse's Name: Pierre de Lestage

'Quebec, Quebec Federation of Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621-1865,' database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QKDB-HWLX : 10 February 2018), Esther Sayward, 07 Mar 1685; citing Birth,...Read MORE...


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Birth
Name: Ester Or Esther Sayword Or Sayward
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 07 Mar 1685
Event Place: York, , Maine, United States
Gender: Unknown
Father's Name: John Sayward
Father's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Name: Mary Rishworth
Mother's Titles and Terms:
GS Film Number: 001205243
Digital Folder Number: 007015921
Image Number: 04166

'Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921,' database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:2HVY-RFF : 17 October ...Read MORE...


familysearch.org
True Stories of New England Captives Carried to Canada During the Old French and Indian Wars By Charlotte Alice Baker
'...Our next meeting with Mary Rishworth Plaisted is at her baptism in Montreal The following is a free translation of the Parish record On the 8th of December 1693 there was baptized sous condition an English woman from New England named in her own country Marie who born at York on the 8th of January O. S. 1660 of the marriage of Edouard Rishworth and Suzanne Willwright both Protestants of Lincoln in old England and married last to Jacques Pleisted Protestant of New England was captured the...Read MORE...


25 Jan 1692 - Captured
'January 25: Marie Risheoth born January 8, 1660 York daughter Edouard Rishwoth, English from Lincoln and Suzanne Wilright; captured January 25, 1692 along with Genevieve and Marie Joseph Sayer; 1st married Guillaume Sayer; 2nd marriage Jacques Pleisted. '

Source: www.telusplanet.net/ public/ dgarneau/ french24.htm
1712 Marriage / Partner
Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER) and Pierre LESTAGE 5 January 1712, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1712 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephe LESTAGE was born 1 October 1712, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1714 Birth of Child
Jacques-Pierre LESTAGE was born 25 August 1714, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1743 Death of Spouse/Partner
Pierre LESTAGE died 21 December 1743, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
Marie Josephe Esther SAYWARD (SAYER)
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Title Report
Author Public Archives Canada
Published 1885

1770 Death
17 January 1770
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
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