Marie-Therese Duquet

F, b. 19 April 1690, d. 14 September 1782
     Marie-Therese was born on Wednesday, 19 April 1690 in Pointe-de-Levy, Lauzon, Levis County, Quebec, Canada. She was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Duquet dit Desrochers & Catherine Ursule Amiot dit Villeneuve. She was christened on the same day there in St-Joseph Church.1 Louis & Marie-Therese had children: Louis [10/17/1719-3/04/1804][m. 10/12/1744 Marie Genevieve Bourget], a child [1/10/1721-1/10/1721], Charles Joseph [7/24/1722-8/22/1722], Marie Therese [2/09/1724-9/30/1756][m. 10/15/1748 Jacques Bourassa], Joseph [3/01/1726-7/22/1730], Francois Louis [12/27/1727-6/06/1807][m. 1/25/1752 Marguerite Lacasse] & Charles [4/24/1730-1/02/1792][m. 3/01/1756 Veronique Samson & 2nd 11/23/1778 Genevieve Marois].2 A contract was drawn up by the nortary Dubreuil for the marriage of Marie-Therese and Louis Guay. It was signed on 3 December 1718. The contract notes that Louis is the son of Louis Guay and Marie Suzanne Sansom. It also notes that Marie Therese is the daughter of Jean Duquet and Catherine Amiot..3 Marie-Therese's husband, Louis, died between 23 July 1730 and 1 February 1734 in Pointe-de-Levy, Lauzon leaving her a widow. She married 2nd on 1 February 1734 to Jean-Francois Hamelin at Pointe-de-Levy. Marie-Therese departed this life on Saturday, 14 September 1782 in Pointe-de-Levy, Lauzon at age 92 years, 4 months and 26 days. She was buried there in the cemetery of St-Joseph on Monday, 16 September 1782.4


Louis Guay b. 10 Feb 1693, d. bt 23 Jul 1730 - 1 Feb 1734


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 19 April 1690 - Marie-Therese Duquet, born this day, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Duquet & Catherine-Ursule Amiot; sponsors: Guillaume Marchand & Marie-Therese Duquet; at the parish of St--Joseph, Pointe-de-Levy, Lauzon. -
  2. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificte Number: 13020.
  3. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Marriage Contract Certificate Number 95238.
  4. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 16 September 1782 - Therese Duquet, died day before yesterday at aroune the age of 95 years, widow of Hammelin; at Pointe-de-Levy, Lazon. -