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Germain DOUCET, Sieur de la Verdure[1]

Male 1595 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Germain DOUCET 
    Suffix Sieur de la Verdure 
    Born 1595  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The birthplace of Germain Doucet (Sieur de La Verdure) has not yet beenestablished. According to researcher/genealogist F. René Perron ofSèvres, FRANCE, La Verdure lies 10 kilometers north of Coutran in theBassevelle Parish. La Verdure was the fiefdom of Germain Doucet,Commander of Port Royal. It is located in Champagne Brie, 10 kilometersnorth of La Ferté-Gaucher.
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1605  Couperans-en-Brie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Anecdote
    • came to Acadia in 1632 with Commander Isaac de Razilly by order ofCardinal Richelieu (Minister of State to King Louis XIII). They came tore-occupy the colony after the St. Germain-en-Laye Treaty of March 29,1632.According to author Andrew Hill Clark re ACADIA: THE GEOGRAPHY OFEARLY NOVA SCOTIA TO 1760 (page 91): "Razilly ... sailed from France onJuly 4, 1632 in L'Espérance à Dieu, shepherding two transports, anddisembarked some three hundred people (mostly men) and a variety oflivestock, seeds, tools, implements, arms, munitions, and other suppliesat La Have (LaHève, at the mouth of La Have River in present LunenburgCounty) on September 8." Razilly was a cousin of Richelieu and a royalcouncillor. One of the leaders of The Company of New France, he wasdesignated Lieutenant-General of all the parts of New France called"Canada" and the Governor of "Acadia." According to authors Sally Rossand Alphonse Deveau re THE ACADIANS OF NOVA SCOTIA ~ PAST AND PRESENT(page 16): "In September Isaac de Razilly arrived in Acadia with threesailing vessels, 300 hand-picked men, three Capuchin Fathers and a fewwomen and children."
    Anecdote
    • was at Port Royal and Captain of the Army of Pentagoët as well as theright-hand man of the Governor of Acadia (Charles de Menou d'Aulnay deCharnizay) according to a document dated 14 July 1640. After the deathof the Governor in 1650, Germain was the Commander at the fort of PortRoyal and Deputy Guardian of the Governor's children. On August 16,1654, when 500 Bostonian soldiers under the command of Robert Sedgewickattacked the fort of Port Royal, Germain found it wise to give upwithout a struggle as he had only 100 men to oppose them. All militarypersonnel were repatriated back to France.
    Name Germain Doucet  [3
    _AMTID 330126063356:1030:114017017 
    _FSFTID LT7L-ZS7 
    _UID F05F4A74A76B4D30A206D616BB1B12233BD0 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I5024  Work in progress june2018
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2009 

    Children 
     1. Marguerite DOUCET,   b. Abt 1625, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1707, Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2811  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie BOURGEOIS,   b. Abt 1595, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1621  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Pierre DOUCET,   b. 1621, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1713, Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F2624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart