Françoise Bourgeois

about 1659–20 September 1704 (Age 45)
Port-Royal, Acadia, New France

The Life of Françoise

When Françoise Bourgeois was born about 1659, in Port-Royal, Acadia, New France, her father, Jacques Bourgeois, was 40 and her mother, Jeanne Trahan, was 30. She married Claude Dugas about 1673, in Port Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 20 September 1704, at the age of 45, and was buried in Port Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Claude Dugas
1652–1732
Françoise Bourgeois
1659–1704
Marriage: about 1673
Marie Catherine Dugas
1674–1733
Marie Dugas
1691–1772
Cécile Dugas
1692–1735
Claude Dugas
1677–1747
Françoise Dugas
1679–1731
Joseph Dugas
1680–1719
Marguerite Dugas
1681–1729
Anne Dugas
1683–
Jeanne Dugas
1684–1761
Agnès Marie Dugas
1685–1734
François Dugas
1688–1758
Madeleine Dugas
1689–1766

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1673
Port Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

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+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francoise Bourgeois Dugas, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francoise Bourgeois - birth: 1659;
  • Recensement pour la famille de Jacob Bourgeois (Port-Royal, 1671)

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