Pierre DuMay

M, b. circa 8 October 1663, d. 7 July 1714
FatherJean DuMay b. c 6 Feb 1633
MotherJeanne Vedie b. c 1637, d. 1 Dec 1708
     Pierre was born in ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. He was christened there on 8 October 1663.1 A contract for the marriage of Pierre and Jeanne Pouliot was signed on 1 November 1691. Pierre is noted as a residence of Seigneurie Duguet and the son of Jean Dumais & Jeanne Veddy. Jeanne as the daughter of Antoine Pouyot & Marguerite Guillebourg. The contract was drawn up by Gilles Rageot.2 Pierre & Jeanne had children: Marie-Francoise [12/25/1692-1/09/1765][m. 1/30/1713 Jean-Baptiste Houde], Marie Jeanne [1694-11/30/1749][m. 1/13/1715 Jacques Houde], Pierre [1700-5/27/1740][m. 8/12/1726 Marie-Francoise Houde] & a son [2/08/1702-2/08/1708].3 Pierre's wife, Jeanne, died between 8 February 1702 and 16 July 1703 in Neuville, Portneuf County, Quebec, Canada, leaving him a widower. Pierre married 2nd Marie-Jeanne Houde on 31 July 1703 in Lotbiniere, Lotbiniere County, Quebec, Canada, at St-Louis Church.4 Pierre and Marie-Jeanne had children: Marie-Anne [1705-3/03/1776][m. 1/22/1725 Louis Durand], Marie-Agelique [3/06/1707-7/08/1725], Charles [3/29/1708-2/23/1779][m. 8/08/1729 Marie Angelique Jeanne Leclerc dit Lafrenay] & Marie-Francoise [2/19/1713-3/05/1787][m. 6/13/1735 Ignace Badayac dit Laplante].5 Pierre departed this life on Saturday, 7 July 1714 in ville de Quebec. On the same day, he was buried there in the cemetery of Notre Dame.6

Family 1

Jeanne Pouliot b. 7 Oct 1678, d. bt 8 Feb 1702 - 16 Jul 1703

Family 2

Marie-Jeanne Houde b. 23 Aug 1685


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 8 October 1663 - Pierre Dumais, son of Jean Dumais & Jeanne Vedie; sponsors: Pierre Chappeau & Charlotte Meville; at Sillery. - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  2. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Marriage Contract Certificate Number 94944.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 84550.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 31 July 1703 - Pierre Dumer & Jeanne Houde; at Lotiniere. [Note - There is only an index record of this marriage with no additional information - KLM] - www.genealogiequebec.com.
  5. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 84551.
  6. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 7 July 1714 - Pierre Dumais, died this day at around the age of 50 years; at Hotel-Dieu de Quebec. - www.genealogiequebec.com.