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Marie Broussard (1686 - abt. 1765)

Marie Broussard
Born in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1702 in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 79 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Marie Broussard was born in 1686, 11 days before the Census Taker arrived in Port Royal,[1] to François Broussard and Catherine Richard.

In 1686 at Port Royal, Marie age 11 days was not yet named or baptized. She was living with her parents Francois BROUSSARD age 33 and Catherine RICHARD age 22 and her 2 older siblings: Magdelaine age 5 and Pierre age 3. The family owned 1 gun, 7 cattle, 6 sheep and 5 hogs.[1]

In 1702 at Port Royal, she married René Doucet; they had 10 children:

  1. Pierre, born 24 Dec 1703
  2. Marie-Anne, born 14 Nov 1706
  3. Agathe, born 19 Jan 1710
  4. Anne, born 23 Mar 1713
  5. François, born 1 May 1715
  6. Catherine Josèphe, born 19 Apr 1718
  7. Marguerite, born 5 Feb 1721
  8. Charles, born about 1723
  9. Jean, born 20 Aug 1725
  10. Cécile, born 20 Jul 1728

She died about 1765, in Port Royal.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1686 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie 1686 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 15-60.
    at Port Royal: Francois BROUSSARD 33, Catherine RICHARD 22; children: Magdelaine 5, Pierre 3, and a daughter who has not yet been baptized 11 days; 1 gun, 7 cattle, 6 sheep, 5 hogs.

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Broussard-252 and Broussard-2 appear to represent the same person because: same name, close date, same father and brother.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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