BIRTH-NAME-CHILDREN: Karen Theriot Reader, genenet.org; citing: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS, vols. 1-6; 1630-17 75; Quebec, Le Conseil de la Vie Francaise en Amerique, 1965; p. 507 (Port Royal);
"Listed under father's entry on p. 506 as René, born 1 678. Own entry has René DOUCET dit Laverdure, born 1680. [There is no Pierre listed after one born in 1667. Same?] Married around 1702 to Marie BROSSARD, daughter of Francois & Catherine RICHARD; eleven children listed.
NAME: Called Rene Piere DOUCET dit Laverdure in Landry Letters, vol. 1, issue 10 (Sep 1994).
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with René by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
1678 Census says 3 m(?) old boy; 1686 Census says 8yr boy (Pierre); 1693 Census says 13 yr(?) Rene; 1698 Census says 18yr Rene.