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Therese (Lesperance) Duchesne (1829 - 1866)

Therese Duchesne formerly Lesperance
Born in Sandwich, Essex, Upper Canadamap
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Wife of — married 20 Jan 1852 in Sandwich, Essex, Canada Westmap
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Died at age 36 in Tecumseh, Essex, Upper Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Oct 2009
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Therese Lesperance, daughter of Olivier Lespérance and Cécile Hébert, was born on November 27, 1829 at Sandwich, Essex County, Ontario and baptised on November 28, 1829 at the Church of the Assumption in Windsor. [1]

She married Alexandre Duchesne, son of Thomas Duchesne and Basilice Campeau, on January 20, 1852 at Sandwich, Essex, Ontario. [2] [3]

Together they had the following known children:

  1. Marie Duchesne
  2. Henry Duchesne married Mary Ealise Louzigna[4]

She died on February 17, 1866 at the age of 37 years, at Tecumseh, Essex, Ontario[5][6]


  1. Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923, database and images, FamilySearch ( : Wed Nov 22 08:14:37 UTC 2023), Entry for Thérèse Lespérance and Olivier Lespérance, 28 Nov 1829.
  2. Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923, database and images, FamilySearch ( : Mon Nov 27 22:35:58 UTC 2023), Entry for Alexandre Duchêne and Thomas Duchêne, 20 Jan 1852.
  3. see image - Alexandre Duchesne married Therese Lesperance 1852 - Source Citation: Diocese of London (Ontario); London, Ontario Source Information: Ontario, Canada, Roman Catholic Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1760-1923 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2017.
  4. "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Alexandre Duchèsne in entry for Henry Duchèsne and Mary Elaise Louzigna, 11 Apr 1880; citing registration , Sandwich East, Essex, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,869,507.
  5. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2016), Therese Lesperance Duchene, 1866; Burial, Tecumseh, Essex, Ontario, Canada, Sainte Anne Cemetery; citing record ID 173129942, Find a Grave,
  6. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 03 May 2018), memorial page for Therese Lesperance Duchene (27 Nov 1829–17 Feb 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 173129942, citing Sainte Anne Cemetery, Tecumseh, Essex County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Ellie Morin (contributor 47544559) .

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