Marie Josephte Henault Deschamps

Brief Life History of Marie Josephte

When Marie Josephte Henault Deschamps was born on 27 March 1755, in Repentigny, L'Assomption, Quebec, Canada, her father, Jean Baptiste Henault dit Deschamps, was 22 and her mother, Marie Josephte Raimond dit Chagnon, was 22. She married Jean Baptiste Gervais on 27 November 1770, in Repentigny, L'Assomption, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 July 1830, in Saint-Ours-du-Saint-Esprit, Montcalm, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Pierre Simon Gauthier
Marie Josephte Henault Deschamps
Marriage: 14 January 1782
Marie Anne Gauthier Landreville
Pierre Gauthier
Marie Izabel Gauthier
Charlotte Gauthier Landreville
Marie Charles Gauthier
Catherine Gauthier
Magdeleine Marie Gauthier
Charles Gauthier

Sources (4)

  • Josephte Huot or Durval in entry for Jean Baptiste Gervais, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"
  • Josephte Huot in entry for Jean Baptiste Gervais, "Canada Deaths and Burials, 1664-1955"
  • Josephte Thuot in entry for Jean Baptiste Gervais, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Andre, Emile, Lucien, Martial, Pierre, Camille, Fernand, Laurier, Monique, Normand, Philippe.

French (Hénault): from the ancient Germanic personal name Haginwald, composed of the elements hagin ‘enclosure, protected place’ and wald ‘power, authority’.

Altered form (Hénault) of French Hunault: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hunwald, composed of the elements hun ‘bear cub’ and wald ‘power, authority’. Compare Ano and Eno .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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