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DU TREMBLAY, SIEUR DE CHESNAY Family Genealogy
Gilles DU TREMBLAY, SIEUR DE CHESNAY was born abt. 1369 in France. Gilles DU TREMBLAY, SIEUR DE CHESNAY was the child of Gauthier D'APRES DU TREMBLAY and UNKNOWN and the grandchild of: (paternal) Guillaume DU TREMBLAY and UNKNOWN
Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):
Gilles married UNKNOWN . The couple had (at least) 1 child.
Gilles DU TREMBLAY, SIEUR DE CHESNAY died abt. 1446 in Normandel, Orne, France.
Occupation: Sieur de Chesnay
NOTE: Older generation in family line, probably not the actual father of Gervais. There is probably a generation missing.
The Tremblay name originates in France in the Normandy region. The earliest known Tremblay is Bernard de Tremblay who died in 1155. Next we find records in 1167 of a Guillaume de Tremblay who made a gift of avast domain of land to the Trappist monastery. Then we skip to Gervais duTremblay, a blacksmith, who built a forge on lands adjoining the Trappist monastery in Tourouvre, Perche, France. His descendants continued in this occupation in some line for several generations.
TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH:
FIRST TREMBLAY, DON' T FILIATION IS CERTAIN, LIVED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE ABBEY... A MAN ADVANCES WITH GREAT STEPS ON THE ROUGH AND COLD PATH WHICH CARRIES OUT TO THE MONASTERY OF THE TRAP DOOR. A LONG TIME IT GOES ALONG THE FRILEUX PONDS WHICH OCCUPY THE FUNDS OF SMALL VALLEY OF THIS REGION. THE LARGE GROVE OF THE BEECHES, STRIPPED ITS FOLIATION, HAS NOTHING ANY MORE AS AN ORNAMENT BUT SOME GREEN TUFTS OF GUI. HERE AND THERE, OF VAST DEFORESTED BREAKS, THAT THE MONKS PUT IN CULTURE OR LEFT IN PASTURES FOR THEIR HERDS OF MILCH COWS. IT IS POSSIBLE TO SEE WITH FAR SOME FROM THESE HARD AND QUIET WORKERS CURVED ON THE GLÈBE. IT IS ON JANUARY 26, 1389. GILLES OF TREMBLAY COMES TO RETURN HIS CONSENT OF THE GROUND WHICH IT HAD WITH THE STRONGHOLD OF CHESNAY IN FRONT OF THE LORD-ABBOT, WHO IS BEING THEN JEAN-OLIVIER PARISY, KNOWN AS MANSEL. THE STRONGHOLD OF CHESNAY (2) SEEMS TO RAISE OF THE LARGE SEIGNIORY OF BUBERTRÉ (3) LOCATED BETWEEN THE FIELDS OF THE TRAP DOOR AND OF TOUROUVRE. THEREFORE, DOES MAKE LIKE VASSAL, OR QUITE SIMPLY BECAUSE OF A REVENUE WHICH OBLIGES IT TOWARDS THE MONASTERY? IT IS HARDLY POSSIBLE TO EXCEPT DISTINGUISH THE EXACT NATURE OF THIS OBLIGATION THAT AGAIN, MAY 25, 1393, IT BRINGS BACK THE SIOR OF BUBERTRÉ AND CHESNAY ON THE SPOT, MAKING THE SAME STEP FOR A SUM OF THREE PENNIES OF REVENUE.
COUNT OF CHESNAY CONSENT OF THE STRONGHOLD OF CHESNAY IN ABBEY OF THE TRAP DOOR IN 1389, "TREMBLAY: HISTORY OF PEOPLE "BY PATRICK CHEVASSU P. 51, PUBLISHED ONLY IN FRENCH TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE. ALSO, HAS GOOD SOURCE OF INFORMATION: GENEALOGY OF TREMBLAY FAMILY, BY JAMES P. LALONE, JAN 1985, NEWSPAPER OF MICHIGAN' S LIVING HERITAGE, FLIGHT 6, #1 THE TREMBLAY NAME ORIGINATES IN FRANCE IN THE NORMANDY AREA. THE EARLIEST KNOWN TREMBLAY IS BERNARD DE TREMBLAY WHO DIED IN 1155. NEXT WE FIND RECORDS IN 1167 OF HAS GUILLAUME DE TREMBLAY WHO MADE HAS GIFT OF HAS VAST DOMAIN OF LAND TO THE TRAPPIST MONASTERY. THEN WE SKIP TO GERVAIS OF TREMBLAY, HAS BLACKSMITH, WHO BUILT HAS FORGING MILL ONE LANDS ADJOINING THE TRAPPIST MONASTERY IN TOUROUVRE, PERCHE, FRANCE. HIS DESCENDANTS CONTINUED IN THIS OCCUPATION IN SOME LINE FOR SEVERAL GENERATIONS. ONE TREMBLAY OF DISTINCTION IS FATHER JOSEPH TREMBLAY, HAS MAN OF GREAT INFLUENCE IN THE RICHELIEU ADMINISTRATION IN THE EARLY 1600' S. HE WAS KNOWN HAVE THE CONFIDANT AND LIFELONG ASSOCIATE OF ONE OF FRANCE' S GREATEST STATESMAN (QUARTERLY REVIEW, APRIL 1896).
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