David Bourgeois

about 1754–24 January 1808 (Age 54)
Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of David

When David Bourgeois was born about 1754, in Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Michel Bourgeois, was 32 and his mother, Marguerite Richard, was 30. He married Madeleine Cormier on 15 January 1780, in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Richelieu, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 11 daughters. He died on 24 January 1808, in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Pierre-De Saurel, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 54, and was buried in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Pierre-De Saurel, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

David Bourgeois
1754–1808
Madeleine Cormier
1762–1820
Marriage: 15 January 1780
Jean-Baptiste Bourgeois
1780–1781
Joseph Bourgeois
1781–1841
Madeleine Marie Bourgeois
1782–
Marie Madeleine Bourgeois
1782–1810
David Bourgeois
1783–1816
Jean Joseph Bougeois
1786–1841
Michel Bourgeois
1788–1788
Mariedesanges Bourgeois
1789–1875
Marie Desanges Bourgeois
1791–1793
Marie Marthe Bourgeois
1791–1827
Charlotte Bourgeois
1793–1793
Marie Charlotte Bourgeois
1794–
Florence Bourgeois
1796–
Joseph Bourgeois
1798–1798
David Isaac Bourgeois
1799–
Noël Bourgeois
1800–1801
Apolline Bourgeois
1802–1802
Desanges Bourgeois
1803–1847
Louise Bourgeois
1803–
Theodule John Baptiste Bourgeois
1805–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1780
Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
children

(20)

    Jean-Baptiste Bourgeois

    Male1780–1781Male

    Joseph Bourgeois

    Male1781–1841Male

    Madeleine Marie Bourgeois

    Female1782–Female

    Marie Madeleine Bourgeois

    Female1782–1810Female

    David Bourgeois

    Male1783–1816Male

+15 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Michel Bourgeois

    Male1722–1775Male

    Marguerite Richard

    Female1724–1799Female

siblings

(8)

    Félix Bourgeois

    Male1746–1812Male

    Marie Bourgeois

    Female1753–1823Female

    Male1754–1808Male

    Jean-Baptiste Bourgeois

    Male1759–1779Male

    Gertrude Bourgeois

    Female1762–1810Female

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

French: status name from Old French burgeis ‘inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town’, ‘burgess’ (from bourg ‘fortification’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Charlotte Bourgeois Baptism, "Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu Registres paroissiaux, 1741-1876"
  • pierre fontaine and marie Charles Bourgeois Marriage, "Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu Registres paroissiaux, 1741-1876"
  • David Bourgeois page on the Histoire de Bourgeois web site

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