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Michael Desmarais (1757 - 1785)

Michael Desmarais
Born in Varennes, Canada, New Francemap
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Husband of — married 13 May 1782 in Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska, Quebec Provincemap
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Died at age 27 in Saint-Michel-d'Yamaska, Quebec Provincemap
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Michel Maret was baptised on 16 April 1756 in Verchères, Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-France. Son of Joseph Maret.[1]


The first Michel of this family was born 16 April 1756 [2], but he died at age 2, 24 Oct 1758. [3]


The next child of the family, born 9 july 1757, was baptized "Paul", the following day in Varennes [4], but was called "Michel" after his brother's death. [5]

Michel married Thérèse Joyal 2 Mar 1778, in St-François-du-Lac. [6]

Theresa passed away in within a year in 1779.

In 1782, Michel remarried. He married Marie Theresa Viens 13 May 1782 in St-Michel-d'Yamaska. [7] They had one child.

Michel passed away within a decade, 10 March 1785, and was buried the following day in St-Michel-d'Yamaska. [8]


  1. Baptism of son Michel Maret: "Canada, Quebec Births and Baptisms, 1662-1898"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005470432; FHL microfilm: 1288561; Record number: 254; Packet letter: C
    FamilySearch Record: F2HL-RH6 (accessed 26 September 2023)
    Joseph Mart's son Michel Mart baptism on 16 Apr 1756 in Verchères, Montréal, Canada, Nouvelle-France.
  2. Baptême Michel I - IGD
  3. Sépulture Michel I - IGD
  4. Baptême Paul/Michel II
  5. Paul/Michel Desmarais - PRDH
  6. Mariage #1 - IGD
  7. Mariage #2 - IGD
  8. Sépulture - IGD
  • Actes d'état civil et registres d'église du Québec (Collection Drouin), 1621 à 1997 - Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection: Institut Généalogique Drouin IGD (membership)
  • PRDH Programme de recherche en démographie historique. Généalogie canadienne-française du Québec (membership)

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Desmarais-40 and Desmarais-12 appear to represent the same person because: same name, dob, parents
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