She is mentioned in several transactions in 1628 recorded by Claude Vuargne, notary at Morges, after the death of her husband. One of these transactions gives the names of her sons.
In the marriage contract of her daughter Claudia or Claudaz, she is called dame Françoise Monedo. However, the marriage contract of her daughter Octavia calls her Louise. The surname may also have been spelled Moneta, Monerat, etc., but some of the possible spellings are found in secondary indexes and may be misreadings.
The marriage contracts of her daughters seem to indicate that, at the time of their marriages, 1587-1588, they were living with their uncle, who was acting as their guardian, and that their mother was not present. In fact, since it was only their uncle who gave his approval for the marriage contracts, it seems likely that their mother had already died, and that none of their siblings had reached the age of majority. The wording of the marriage contracts on this point is ambiguous; it speaks of the "late father and mother" of Octavia and Claudia, but does not specify whether the mother is living or deceased.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Michel MONEDO ______| | (.... - 1591) | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Francesca (Luisa?) MONEDO | | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_____________________| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Name appears in one index as Monerat, also Monedo in various documents, but there is one very clear statement, "Stefano Moneta d'Androgna", at the Italian Church of Geneva. Stefano is identified as the maternal uncle of Octavia Ferrari in a document relating to her marriage settlement. The reference to Androgna (modern Angrogna, in the Valle Pellice) is important: it was here that the Waldensians established their churches around 1555. He was definitely living in Geneva in 1587 and 1588, when the marriage contracts of his nieces Octavia and Claudia were signed at his house. He was still alive in 1594, when his son Giovanni was baptised at the Italian Church in Geneva. In 1587 he is described as a "habitant" of Geneva. By the end of 1605, he had died.
Unless there were two men of the same name in Geneva at that time, both from Angrogne, he is apparently also the Estienne Monnet, espinglier and habitant of Geneva, from Angrongne, who married Clauda Billier of Troyes-en-Champagne (receipt of marriage settlement recorded by Etienne de Monthouz, notary, vol. 8, fol. 136v, 10 mar 1591—the handwriting of this notary is very difficult, and the document has not been completely deciphered, apart from the fact that it clearly names the fathers of both parties). The church record of the marriage has not yet been located, but the settlement appears to say that it had already been celebrated a little more than four months previously ("dès environ quatre moys en ça"), thus in November or December of 1590. The marriage record does not appear in the indexes that cover the Eglise réformée in Geneva, but it might be in one of the outlying parishes, or perhaps in the Italian church of Geneva, hiding under some unexpected or illegible spelling.
[AEG Notaire Etienne DeMonthouz, vol. 8, fols. 136v-137.]
[Date from fol. 136 : Du Mercredy dixiesme jour de mars 1591.]
[The script is extremely vague; many words can only be recognized by the context and their general shape.]
[Margin : Mariage Monnet. Registré est. — this notation suggests that there may exist a separate " registre " containing fair copies of this and other transactions requiring a permanent record.]
A tous soit notoire comme ainsy soit que dès environ quatre moys en ça mariage aye esté celebré ... [more than one line illegible here], entre Sieur Estienne fils de feu Michel Monnet d'Angrougne espinglier habitant dudit Geneve de une part, et Claude fille de feu Abraham Billier luy vivant de Troys en Champagne d'aultre part, en contemplation duquel mariage ledit Monnet auroit reçu incontinant appres la celebration d'iceluy de ladite Claude sa femme la somme de deux cents florins tant en meubles qu'en deniers comtents (=comptant), partie provenu d'argent qu'elle avoit riere elle, aultre partie que Jehanne Rimme sa belle soeur luy debvoit, un aultre partie et dont promesses (?) faictes à sadite femme le jour de la celebration dedit mariage ainsy que dit messire ledit Monnet lequel neantmoings ne luy y auroit jusques icy faict aucun instrument (?) ny recognoissance que à present il veut ... [more than one line illegible], pour ce est à ce jour d'hui 10e du moys de mars 1591 par devant moy notaire etc. personnellement s'est constitués ensembles ledit Estienne Monnet lequel de son bon gré ... recognoist de bonne foy avoir heu et bien reçu de sadite femme presente ... ladite somme de deux centz florins provenus comme sus est dit de laquelle partant il se tient pour luy content ... de sadite femme et les a quicté et quicte par ces presentes audits parties (?) laquelle somme de 200 florins iceluy Monnet recognoist ... [more than one line illegible] d'iceux afin que en cas de restitution ladicte somme soit rendue et restituée à sadite femme aux siens ou aultres à qui de droict appartiendra avec cent floins pour l'accroist manquent de ladite somme lequel accroist manquent au cas qu'il decede avant elle, il luy a donné et donne par diverses parts (?) en ... par elle à forme des edicts de ceste cité luy donnant egoultres (?) joules et bagues ... et habillements qu'elle aura lors du decedz d'iceluy pour enjouir et disposer à son plaisire et volonté, promest par serment qu'il a faict et presté sus l' ... des mains de moydit notaire d'avoir agrée le present acte se tenir ... et non en contrevenir en sorte ou manière que ce soit soubz l'obligation de ... presens Noble Michel Darlod et Discret Jehan Gais citoyens dudit Geneve tesmoings requis.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Michel MONEDO ______| | (.... - 1591) | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Giovanni Stefano MONEDO | (.... - 1605) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_____________________| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Several spellings of the surname are found in Geneva. The spelling Monedo is very clear, and repeated, in the marriage contract of Claudaz de Ferrariis and Jean Antoine Moussin (Jean Jovenon, notary, vol. 6, fols. 425-426, AEG). The spelling is Monnet in the marriage record of his son Stephano or Etienne, so far the only record that includes his given name.
__ | _Michel MONEDO ______| | (.... - 1591) | | |__ | _Giovanni Stefano MONEDO _| | (.... - 1605) m 1590 | | | __ | | | | |_____________________| | | | |__ | | |--Giovanni MONETA | | __ | | | _Abraham BILLIER ____| | | (.... - 1591) | | | |__ | | |_Clauda BILLIER __________| (.... - 1594) m 1590 | | __ | | |_____________________| | |__
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Bernard MONNERY ____| | (.... - 1589) | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Pernette MONNERY | (.... - 1626) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_____________________| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Death record says the had reached a very advanced age, and that her husband Pierre Dutoit (!) had bourgeois status in both Vevey and Moudon. All prior records give her husband's name as Jaques. The compiled genealogies of de Montet at the Archives Communales de Vevey give her age at death as 73 years.
He had left Switzerland by the beginning of 1629, apparently, and his wife then lived with her sister and brother-in-law in Moudon.
Marriage contract recorded by Jean Jaquier, notary at Moudon.
still living - details excluded
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Isaac François MONOD _______| | | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Abraham David MONOD | | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_Jeanne Marguerite DURUSSEL _| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Daughter of Jaques Monod of Branly (=Brenles). Surname fluctuates according to the clerk, Menoux, Menoud, or Monod.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Jean Jaques MONOD __| | | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Anne Marie MONOD | (1668 - 1733) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_____________________| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Surname in doubt. While records at Moudon tend to read Monod, those at Curtilles more often read Menou or even Menoux.
 Anne is listed as wife of Daniel as early as 1718 in baptism of child of Daniel's brother Jean (Pierre) Dutoit.
__ | __| | | | |__ | _Abraham MONOD ______| | (.... - 1718) | | | __ | | | | |__| | | | |__ | | |--Anne Marie MONOD | (1697 - 1749) | __ | | | __| | | | | | |__ | | |_____________________| | | __ | | |__| | |__
Noted as brother of the late Claude Monod, 1594. Also 1570, noted his brother Jaques Monod, their sister Pernon wife of Bastian de la Pierraz. A sister Thievennaz married Christophle son of Jaques DeGeneve in 1570. In 1573, Anthoine appears with Humbert Mayor as co-administrator for the estate of François Monod, with Pierre Saudan l'ancien as tuteur of the heirs. Note document of 13 dec 1590, Anthoine Mayor to Gabriel son of late Anthoine Monod, and another to Gabriel son of late Jaques Monod.
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