Nicole Duchesne

3 September 1636–27 July 1703 (Age 66)
Villevaudé, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France

The Life of Nicole

When Nicole Duchesne was born on 3 September 1636, in Villevaudé, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France, her father, Francois Duchesne, was 24 and her mother, Marie Nolet, was 28. She married Jacques Laporte on 3 September 1657, in Ville-Marie, Montreal, Canada, New France. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 July 1703, in Verchères, Montreal, Canada, New France, at the age of 66, and was buried in Contrecoeur, Montreal, Canada, New France.

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Family Time Line

Jacques Laporte
Nicole Duchesne
Marriage: 3 September 1657
Paul Laporte
Louis Laporte
Angélique Laporte
Antoine Laporte
Georges Laporte
Catherine Laporte
Jaques de la Porte
Jean Laporte
Susanne Laporte
Pierre Laporte
Jeanne Laporte

Spouse and Children

    Jacques Laporte



3 September 1657
Ville-Marie, Montreal, Canada, New France


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Francois Duchesne





World Events (2)

1682 · The Palace of Versailles

Age 46

The Palace of Versailles was originally known as a hunting log and retreat for Louis XII. When Louis XIV took over he moved his family into it. After he died the palace was abandoned. It has since been turned into a museum.
1700 · French Monarchy

Age 64

The French monarchy started way before the 1700s, but for the most part the major events of history took place during this time before the French Revolution started. This was known as the Bourbon Dynasty. Louis XIV the Great, Louis XV the Beloved, Louis XVI the Restorer of French Liberty, and Louis XVII all reigned during this time.

Name Meaning

French (Duchesne): topographic name from Old French chesne ‘oak’, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marriage Record, Jacques de Laporte dit St Georges and Nicole duChesne, 3 September 1657
  • Nicole Duchesne in entry for Jacques Laporte, "Quebec, Quebec Federation of Genealogical Societies, Family Origins, 1621-1865"
  • Marriage Record for Jacques dela porte dit St Georges & Nicolle du Chesne, "Notre-Dame-de-Montreal Registres paroissiaux, 1642-1876"

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