Henry De Launay

M, b. 3 February 1653, d. 25 November 1715
     Henry was born on Monday, 3 February 1653 in ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. He was the son of Pierre Delauney and Francoise Pinquet.1 He was christened there on 5 February 1653 in the Basilica of Notre Dame.2 Henry married Francoise Crete, daughter of Jean Crete and Marguerite Gaulin, on 6 November 1679 in ville de Quebec at the Basilica of Notre Dame.3 Henri & Francoise had children: Marie-Francoise [10/29/1680][m. 10/29/1697 Jean Baptiste Brochu & 2nd 7/06/1716 Jacques Griffard], Phillippe [4/10/1682], Marguerite [3/26/1684-3/04/1703][m. 2/08/1700 Pierre Belanger], Marie Catherine [1/16/1686][m. 1/30/1704 Jean-Baptiste Hubert], Genevieve [12/12/1687-11/145/1746], Joseph [4/10/1689], Rene [2/15/1691-5/04/1725], Marie Barbe [11/20/1692-6/03/1756][m. 9/19/1722 Jean-Baptiste Monmelliandit St-Germain], Marie-Madeleine [4/20/1694-10/16/1773][m. 1/19/1712 Louis Enouille], Marie-Angelique [10/18/1695-10/21/1695], Pierre [12/21/1696-4/25/1703], Jean Baptiste [12/21/1696-12/28/1743][m. 1/21/1732 Marie Angelique Normand], Marie-Angelique [8/08/1698-7/20/1769][m. 2/05/1725 Antoine Parent], Marie-Anne [9/26/1700] & Marie-Genevieve [11/15/1702].4 1681, Henry and Francoise were listed on the Canadian Census in ville de Quebec. Enumerated in this household were Henry Delauney [28 years], Francoise Creste [21 years] & Marie [1 year].5 Henry's wife, Francoise, died on 29 November 1702 in ville de Quebec at Hotel-Dieu leaving him a widower. Henry departed this life on Monday, 25 November 1715 in ville de Quebec at Hotel-Dieu at age 62 years, 9 months and 22 days. He was buried there in the cemetery of the Hotel-Dieu on Tuesday, 26 November 1715.6


Francoise Crete b. 20 Jul 1660, d. 29 Nov 1702


  1. [S1557] Genealogy of Canada: Birth: 3 February 1653 - Henry de Launay, age: 27 years, son of the late Pierre de Launay & the late Francoise Pinquet, at the parish of Notre Dame, Beauport, Quebec - www.nosorigines.qc.ca/GenealogieQuebec.aspx?genealogy.
  2. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 5 February 1653 - Henry de Launay, born 3 February, son of Pierre de Launay & Francoise Pinquet, sponsors: Henry Pinquet [father of Francoise] & Marie Girard wife of Jean Jobin; at Notre Dame de Quebec. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  3. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 6 November 1679 - Henry de Launay, 27 years old, son of the late Pierre de Launay & the late Francoise Pinquet and Francoise Creste, 19 years old, daughter of of Jean Creste & Marguerite Golin at Notre Dame, Beauport, Quebec. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  4. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 4886.
  5. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Census Certificate Number 98572.
  6. [S1556] Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967: Burial: 26 November 1715 - Henry de Launay, died yesterday at around the age of 66 years; at the cemeter of Notre Dame de Quebec. - Ancestry.com.