THIRTEENTH GENERATION


7342. Germain DOUCET-LAVERDURE was born in Couperans en Brie or Conflons-en-Brye, Val-de-Maine, near Paris. He was the Sieur de La Verdure. He was a Captain of Arms. He married twice to unidentified spouses: the first around 1620; the other around 1654, according to Stephen A. White (1). One of the spouses may have been Marie BOURGEOIS.

7343. Unidentified Spouse

    Children of the first marriage were:

child1303 ii. Marguerite Louise Judith DOUCET was born around 1625 as she is listed in the Port-Royal Census 1671 as 46 years old. She married Abraham DUGAS around 1647. She died on 19 and was buried on 20 December 1707 in the cemetery "du haut de la rivière de la chapelle de St-Laurent". (1)

childi. Pierre was born around 1621, as he is listed in the Port-Royal Census 1671 as 50 years old. He married Henriette PELLETRET, born around 1641 & daughter of Simon PELLETRET & Perrine BOURG around 1660. He died on 1 June and was buried on 2 Jun 1713. Henriette died before the Port-Royal Census 1693. (1)

Pierre & Henriette had ten children: Marie-Anne (c1661-c1676-1710); Toussaint dit François (c1663-c1690-1733); Jean (c1665-c1692-?); Pierre (c1667-?-?); Madeleine (c1671-c1689-c1709-c1740); Louis (c1674-c1702-?); Louise dite Jeanne (c1675-c1691-?); René (c1678-c1702-?); Marguerite (c1680-c1700-1747); Mathieu (c1685-1712-c1760). (1)
Toussaint dit François married Marie CAISSIE around 1690; they had eleven children: François, Marie, Michel, Anne, Pierre, Marguerite, three unnamed sons, Madeleine and Marguerite.
Louis married Marguerite GIROUARD about 1702; they had seven children: Pierre, Louis, Marguerite, Madeleine, Marie, Joseph and Madeleine.
René married Marie BROUSSARD around 1702; they had ten children: Pierre, Anne-Marie, Agathe, Anne Jeanne, François, Catherine-Josèphe, Marguerite, Charles, Jean, Cécile.
Mathieu married Anne LORD 15 Jun 1712 in Port Royal; they had seven children: Joseph, Pierre, Anne, Marguerite, Marie-Josèphe, Élisabeth Isabelle and Charles.

childiii. Daughter married Pierre LEJEUNE dit BRIARD around 1650 in Port-Royal. (1)

childiv. Germain was born around 1641. He married Marie LANDRY, daughter of René LANDRY & Perrine BOURG around 1664 in Port-Royal. Marie was born around 1646. Germain died in Port-Royal before the Census 1698. Marie married a second time to Étienne COMEAU, widow of Marie-Anne LEFEBVRE before 1698. She died in Port-Royal. (1)

Germain and Marie had nine children: Charles (c1665-c1684-1739); Bernard dit LAVERDURE (c1667-c1690-1709); Laurent (c1669-c1689-1728); Jacques dit MAILLARD (c1671-c1695-?); Claude dit Maître Jean (c1674-c1696-1754); Marie (c1678-?-?); Jeanne (c1680-c1702-1733); Alexis (c1682-?-?); Pierre (c1685-?-?). (1)
Charles married Huguette GUÉRIN around 1684; they had nine children: Claude, Charles, Jean, François, Madeleine, Germain, Joseph, Michel and Louis.
Germain first married Françoise COMEAU 26 Nov 1726 in Port-Royal; he then married Françoise SAUVAGE dit FORGERON on 30 Oct 1741 in Beaubassin.Jean married Marie ROBICHAUD on 12 Feb 1714 in Port-Royal; they had two children: Jean dit Prudent and Joseph.
Bernard married Madeleine CORPORON around 1690; they had four children: Jean, Marie-Marthe, Agnès and Cécille.
Jean married Françoise BOURGET on 10 April 1714 in Québec; they had six children: Marie, Jean-Baptiste, Augustin dit Justice, Germain, François-Clément, Marie-Louise; he married a second time to Catherine PRIEUR on 27 Oct 1726 in Québec; they had three children: Marie-Catherine, Charles-Joseph and Marie-Hélène.
Laurent married Jeanne BABIN around 1689; they had twelve children: Pierre, Jeanne, Marie, Laurent, Marie, Jean, Madeleine, Pierre-Paul, Agnès, Joseph, Michel and Claude.
Jacques married Marie PELLERIN around 1695; they had eleven children: Marie-Josèphe, Madeleine, Jean, Alexia, Pierre dit Maillard, Marguerite, Marguerite dit Maillard, Anne, Brigitte, Ursule et Euphrosine
Claude dit Maitre Jean married Marie COMEAU around 1696; they had eleven children: Charles, Marie, Marguerite, Anne, Joseph, Louis, Pierre, Madeleine, Claude, Cécile and Ursule.

The second spouse may have been the sister of Jacques BOURGEOIS or the daughter of Guillaume TRAHAN. (1)

Stephen A. White lists a Germain DOUCET dit MEDOSSET as an "amérindien de la rivière du Port-Royal" (an amerindian from the Port-Royal river) who married Françoise around 1708. They had a son François who married Marie PISNET daughter of Pierre PISNET & Anne ?? on 25 June 1726 in Port-Royal.(2)(3)

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(1) Stephen A. White, Ditionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes, Centre d'Étudies Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999, pp. 526-531.
(2) Ibid., p. 545.
(3) Françoise is listed as Marie-Charlotte in A. Godbout Dictionnaire des Acadiens, p. 236. Germain is listed as Germain MEDOSSET in the Port-Royal Census 1708. She is listed as Françoise in the parish register.