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Charles Doucet

Also Known As: "Charlo", "dit Charlitte"
Birthplace: Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotia
Death: circa 1862 (77-86)
Petit Rocher, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Michel Charles Doucet and Marie-Anne Boudreau
Husband of Marie Pelagie Doucet
Father of Marie Pelagie Doucet; Fabien Doucet; Aime Doucet, 2; Marie Lucie Doucet; Marcel Doucet and 5 others
Brother of Agnès-Élisabeth Doucet; Pélagie Doucet; Laurent Doucet; Cyprien Doucet; Pierre Moise Doucet and 7 others

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About Charles (Charlo) Doucet


Charles was born during a time when <ref>Test</ref>




Category:Great Upheaval Category:Isle Saint-Jean, Acadie Category:Beaubassin, Acadie Acadian


:Charles Doucet was born in 1725 in Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of NovaScotia. His parents were Francois Doucet and Marie Anne Poirier. <ref>Karen Theriot Reader Charles Doucet citing Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1600-1800; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, vols. 2-6; p. 956 (Beaubassin).</ref>He married Anne Arseneau on January 10, 1746 Together they had 8 [possible 10 or more] children: [Note: 2 other children without profiles need to be verified: Rosalie and Jacques]

  1. Marie-Anne Doucet
  2. Pierre Doucet
  3. Marie-Madeleine Doucet
  4. Michel Doucet
  5. Joseph Doucet
  6. Charles Doucet
  7. Marie Modeste Doucet
  8. Th%C3%A9otiste Doucet
  9. Rosalie b september 26, 1765 at Ile St Jean
  10. Jacques b July 23, 1768 at Ile St Jean :He died on September 14, 1798 in Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick Colony <ref>[Family tree citing another family tree-no real source given Charles Doucet</ref> :On January 10, 1746 Francois married Anne Arsenault at Beaubassin, Acadia. Anne was the daughter of Fran%C3%A7ois (Arsenault) Arseneau Marguerite Bernard and was born in Beaubassin,Acadia in 1720.<ref>Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France]:C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin-reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 128) Marriage :"mil sept cent quarante six le dix janvier apre la publication de trois bans par trois jours de dimanches ayant indispense dutroisieme degre de parents, enter Charles, fils de francois doucet et of Marie Poirier, ses pere et mere de cette paroisse I'une part et de la autre part.Anne Arsenau, fille de francois Arsenau et of Marguerite Bernard sa pere et mere de cette paroisse dans qu'el y aucum empechement. Je soussigné fais aut functions a Curé ait receu le mutuel consentement de mariage et leur donné la benediction nuptials avec les ceremonies de la 8th Eglise en presence de Charles Heon et de Pierre Derayer lemoins a ce segnis qui ou signe avec moy lejour et au que dessus. Signe: Charles Heon, Derayer temoins of Germain, jesuite Mre"

:Translation:::one thousand seven hundred and forty-six on the tenth of January, after the publication of three banns for three days of Sundays having the third degree of parents, between Charles, son of Francois Doucet andof Marie Poirier, his father and mother of this parish, on the one hand and on the other hand Anne Arsenau, daughter of Francois Arsenau ofFrance and Marguerite Bernard her father and mother of this parish inthat there is no impediment I, the undersigned, make the functions ofa parish priest who has received the mutual consent of marriage on their behalf the benediction nuptials with the ceremonies of the 8th Church in the presence of Charles Heon and Pierre Derayer, at least to this segnis who or sign with me the day and year of that above. Signed: Charles Heon, Derayer witnesses of Germain, I remain Mre</blockquote></ref> The marriage was rehabilitated in Bonaventure, Province Quebec on Nov. 26, 1779. :Although it is a work of fiction Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dipicted,in his poem Evangeline, what Charles Doucet and his family would have experienced during "Le Grand Dérangement"

Research ==:Much of this biography is unsourced and has been moved to a research section pending proper citation. Please cite where this information comes from and move to the biography section. Thanks.

:At the time of the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755 Charles and Anneescaped deportation by fleeing to Isle St. Jean. They took refuge onthe island Miscou with their three children Madeline, age 7, Pierre, age 4 and Michel, age 1. While living in Ile St Jean the couple gave birth to the rest of their children. (Isle St Jean is present day Prince Edward Island). :In the 1763 census he was living in Port Lajoie, Isle St Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-France.<ref>Karen Theriot Reader 1763 Census citing "Liste des habitants accadians demeurants sur Lisle de St Jean et autre places" Sent by Paul LeBlanc in Jan 2012. National Archives, France</ref> :By 1772 some of their children were living in Bathurst, New Brunswickand by 1773 Charles, his wife Anne and the remainder of the family was living in Miscou, New Brunswick.citation needed Charles and Marie Poirier’s children are among the pioneer settlers of Bathurst, New Brunswick and Petit Rocher, New Brunswick.citation needed It is very possible that all the Doucet’s on the north short of New Brunswick today can trace their ancestry back to this couple. :Upon arrival at Nipisiguit ca. 1780, the Acadians had no other choicebut to settle north of the river, since the Government of Nova Scotiahad already granted to two individuals, and Captain Arthur Goold and William Allen, almost all of the land along the river. Acadians gave the name of St. Peter to their new location, the same as their old village Island of Prince Edward Island. According to historian Placide Gaudet, " the head of the small colony of Acadians who settled in Nipisiguit in 1782 was an old man named ... Charlitte Doucet, having four boys: Pierro, Charles, Michael and Joseph said Habitant. "Three of 13 were married and already had a family. citation needed :Charles Doucet said Charlitte Nipisiquit died 14 September 1798 at the age about 76 years. However, the mission noted that it was "90 yearsold ", which was about 14 years older than his age véritable. As there was no missionary living in Bathurst, it was not until the visit of the latter to the process funeral ceremonies . The wait will be three months, and it was only on 14 December (1798) that they had leagues.Father René Joyer wrote in the act of burial that three of his son,Pierre, Charles, and Michael said they had witnessed their father "inbed death and leads instead of common grave.citation needed :According to Ernestine Leblanc (Vol 1 No 3) [please profide a more complete citation so others may find it. What is the name of the volume?] "The Charles Doucet, came after the deportation of the Acadians in Miscou Island where he was taken prisoner by a British corvette. Upon his release, a month after he came to Nipisiguit where he died in 1798 four of his sons accompanied him on arrival at Nipisiguit. Michel, Pierre, Charles and Joseph.


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Acadian StickerThis biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited. Along with Jean Boudreau (Boudreau-1216) and Pierre Laplante (Laplante-623), Charles is one of the first 3 settlers/founders of the village of Petit-Rocher, NB


  • Source: S-1414018948 Repository: #R-1576298642 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: * Repository: R-1576298642 Name: Address: Note:
  • A L'Ombre du Petit Rocher, F.M. Camille, O.C.R., 1947.


Thank you to Sandra Gifford for creating WikiTree profile Doucet-360 through the import of Boudreau Family Tree.ged on Aug19, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Sandra and others.

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Charles (Charlo) Doucet's Timeline

February 16, 1780
Beaubassin, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotia
September 21, 1801
September 27, 1803
Gloucester County, NB, Canada
October 29, 1807
Gloucester County, NB, Canada
December 8, 1809
February 24, 1812
Petit Rocher, NB, Canada
January 10, 1816