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Pierre Doucet

Birthplace: Beaubassin/Les Planches (Amherst, co. Cumberland), Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotia
Death: March 07, 1827 (75-84)
Bathurst, co. Gloucester, New Brunswick Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles dit "Charlitte" Doucet, Sr. and Anne Arseneault
Husband of Rosalie Gaudin-Doucet and Marie Anne Arseneault, Doucet
Father of Pélagie Doucet; Luke Doucet; Tharsille "Rose" Doucet; Dominique Doucet (✓); Pierre P. Doucet and 1 other
Brother of Madeleine Doucet; Joseph Sifroi Doucet; Michel C Doucet; Charles Doucet; Marie-Modeste Doucet and 2 others

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About Pierre Doucet

Reconnu comme l'ancêtre des Doucet de Bathurst. Il était à Miscou de 1776 à 1780 et à Bathurst en 1782.

Denis Savard indique le 17 décembre 1773 comme date de mariage.



Amherst, Nova Scotia


"According to Dr. Graham P. Hennessey, 'The Micmac name was Nemcheboogwek meaning 'going up rising ground', in reference to the higher land to the east of the Tantramar Marshes. The Acadians who settled here as early as 1672 called the village Les Planches. The village was later renamed Amherst by Colonel Joseph Morse in honour of Lord Amherst, the commander-in-chief of the British Army in North America during the Seven Years' War.'"



P. 47 Les Familles de Caraquet - Fidèle Thériault




Pierre was born around 1751 at Fort-Lawrence, Beaubassin, Acada. He married Marie-Hache-Gallant on September 10,1773 Carleton, Quebec, Canada. Born in 1747, Marie was the widow of Joseph Arsenault and the daughter of Jacques Hache-Gallant and Marie Joseph Boudreau.

They lived on Miscou Island from 1773 to 1780.<ref name=Archive /> He married a second time to Rosalie Theriault, widow of Jean Baptiste Godin on 30 May 1814 in Bathurst, New Brunswick.<ref>"Les familles de Caraquet" by Fidèle Thériault: " Rosalie, b. Nashwaak 28 sept. 1767, ép. (1) 8 juin 1789, Jean-Baptiste Godin, f. Jean-Baptiste & Angélique Bergeron; ép (2) Bt 30 mai1814 Pierre à Charles Doucet, vf Marie Haché</ref> Pierre died on May 13, 1813 and is buried in Bathurst, New Brunswick. <ref>Find a grave index

Pierre Doucet Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1827 Event Place: Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Photograph Included: N
Birth Date: 1752 Death Date: 27 Mar 1827 Affiliate Record Identifier: 178178502


Holy Family Old Roman Catholic Cemetery

</ref> A house belonging to his grandson can be found at The Acadian Village near Caraquet, New Brunswick<ref></ref> Pierre is the great grand-father of Father H.A. Doucet, the first resident priest of Jacquet River, New Brunswick.

Miscou Island Brief History
England and France were contending for the possession of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and for all Canada; and during those troubled times, from 1755 to 1761, Miscou was probably abandoned by the French as unsafe from attack by their more powerful foe. But in 1763 the country passed to England, and in 1764 the exiled Acadians were once more permitted tosettle this country. Then, apparently about 1770, entered the Acadians, though at first but temporarily, into the history of Miscou. There are church records which show that in 1773 there lived at Miscou the Acadian families Doucet, Hache, Arseneau, Boudreault, Chiasson, LeBlanc, and (in 1777) Lavigne, and it is known that also there was a Landry.These men came mostly from Prince Edward Island (Ile St. Jean) where their families had long been established. Among them were Alexis Landry and Pierre Doucet, who are said to have lived on opposite sides of Landry River, whence they later (about 1780) removed. Landry to become the founder of Upper Caraquet, Doucet to become a founder of Bathurst.<ref name=Archive></ref>


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Pierre Doucet's Timeline

Beaubassin/Les Planches (Amherst, co. Cumberland), Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotia
Caraquet, Gloucester Co., New Brunswick Colony
April 10, 1776
New Brunswick, Canada
September 14, 1777
Gloucester County, NB, Canada
Bonaventure, Quebec
Miscou, Acadia
August 31, 1780
Île Miscou, co. Gloucester, colonie britannique du Nouveau-Brunswick
March 7, 1827
Age 80
Bathurst, co. Gloucester, New Brunswick Colony