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Germain Doucet | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

DOUCET | My ancestor Germain Doucet arrived in Acadie with Commander Isaac de Racily by the year 1640.


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The Dukes | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


Richard Duke and Sara Leger are the founding Duke couple in Shippegan. Their children included: Johnny (m. Elisabeth Noel, widow of Oxibe Hache), Elisabeth Betsie (m. David Cowhic, a widower from New Bandon), Catherine (m. George James Chiverton, son of George Chiverton and Eliza Catherine Alexander)Année (m. George Guignard, widower of Caroline Forbes), Richard (m. Salome Chiasson, daughter of Jean Chiasson and Pelagie Doiron), Mary Jane ( m. Pierre Roy, son of Joseph Roy and Marie Doucet), Joseph (m. Marie Guignard, daughter of Michel Guignard and Archange Hache).


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.



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Beauharnois Old Cemetery: Caza, Charland, Doucet

Headstone: DOUCET  | Cimetière de la Paroisse Saint-Clément, Beauharnois   | Quebec Cemeteries




1891 J.A.H. CAZA 1075

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Cormier Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

New Brunswick Pioneers


The earliest Cormier I’ve found in Grande-Anse were Agapit Cormier (son of Damase Cormier and Marie Hache) and Agapit’s first wife Philomene Hache (daughter of Pierre Hache and Theorist Duguay, 1849) and second wife Virginie Doucet (daughter of William Doucet and Mary Deroseby (?) of Grande-Riviere, QC, 1897). Continue reading

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Clement Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon


The earliest Clement I’ve found in Grande-Anse is Jean Clement. He and his wife Marie Doucet are said to have both been from Prince Edward Island) and had been married there before coming to New Brunswick. Continue reading

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