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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag   Madeleine  DOUCET

  (b. abt. 1726, Acadia, Canada   d. 13 June 1810L'Assomption, Lower Canada )  
Summary: Madeleine DOUCET was born abt. 1726 in , Acadia, Canada . Madeleine DOUCET was the child of François DOUCET and Marie Anne POIRIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Toussaint Dit François DOUCET and Marie CAISSIE (maternal)  Michel POIRIER dit DE FRANCE and Marie CHIASSON

Madeleine was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

She married  François CORMIER 19 February 1748 in Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. François CORMIER  was born 1724 in , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) .  He died bef. 30 January 1760 .  He was the son of Germain CORMIER and Marie Josephe LEBLANC.

She married  (2) Pierre GIROUARD 18 February 1760 in Deschambault, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Pierre GIROUARD  was born 10 October 1721 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia .  He died 25 October 1763 in L'Assomption, Québec, Canada .  He was the son of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS.

Madeleine DOUCET died 13 June 1810 in L'Assomption, Lower Canada .
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Madeleine DOUCET married flag  François CORMIER-- Date: 19 February 1748  Place: Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
François CORMIER was the son of Germain CORMIER and Marie Josephe LEBLANC


  Francois CORMIER (b.abt. 1755,   d. 12 August 1807, L'Assomption, Lower Canada )
m. Marie-Julie ARCHAMBAULT 5 June 1776

Madeleine DOUCET married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Pierre GIROUARD-- Date: 18 February 1760  Place: Deschambault, Canada
Pierre GIROUARD was the son of François GIROUARD and Anne BOURGEOIS

On 18 February 1760 in Deschambault, Comté de Portneuf, Québec, Canada, Pierre married Madeleine Doucet, the daughter of François Doucet and Marie Poirier, and the widow of François Cormier.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).


flag  Marie-Charlotte GIROUARD (b.1760, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 May 1787, L'Assomption, Province of Québec, Canada )

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1748 Marriage / Partner
Madeleine DOUCET and François CORMIER 19 February 1748 , Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
1760 Marriage / Partner
Madeleine DOUCET and Pierre GIROUARD 18 February 1760 , Deschambault, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Deschambault)
1763 Death of Spouse/Partner
Pierre GIROUARD died 25 October 1763, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
1787 Death of Child
Marie-Charlotte GIROUARD died 17 May 1787, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
1807 Death of Child
Francois CORMIER died 12 August 1807, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
13 June 1810
L'Assomption, Québec, Canada

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