Dorothee Brassart

F, b. 30 July 1656, d. circa 7 November 1738
FatherAntoine Brassart b. c 1609, d. b 9 Jul 1669
MotherFrancoise Merry b. 1613, d. 11 Jul 1671
     Dorothee was born on Sunday, 30 July 1656 in ville de Quebec, Quebec, Canada. She was christened there on 1 August 1656 in the Basilica of Notre Dame.1 She signed a marriage contract on 7 December 1670 with Pierre Menage, which was soon annulled.2 A contract was drawn up by the notary Mr. Duquet. for the marriage of Dorothee and Pierre Richer. It was signed on 5 September 1671..2 Dorothee married Pierre Richer on 5 October 1671 in ville de Quebec at the Basilica of Notre Dame.3 Pierre & Dorothee had children: Etiennette [7/17/1673], Marie Catherine [7/01/1674-6/08/1746][m. 10/12/1693 Joseph Pineault dit Laperle], Marie Therese [5/05/1676-11/10/1746][m. 2/12/1692 Jacques Grignon], Pierre [1/17/1680-11/02/1755][m. 10/12/1716 Marguerite Hubert & 2nd 5/04/1726 Charlotte Hamel], Christine [5/05/1682-9/01/1688], Michel [2/13/1686-2/21/1727][m. 11/04/1714 Marie Louise-Charlotte Pilotte], Jean-Baptiste [12/10/1688-11/04/1748][m. 7/14/1715 Marie Jeanne Francoise Pilotte], Marie Marguerite [5/23/1691-8/22/1761][m. 3/07/1709 Charlies Ricard], Marie Josephe [8/03/1693-11/08/1758][m. 8/20/1714 Michel Frenet], Marie Therese [12/07/1695-9/06/1747][m. 1/07/1722 Jean-Baptiste Houde], Antoine [5/22/1698-6/02/1749] & Marie-Anne [4/14/1700-6/20/1741][m. 8/14/1719 Simon Lemay].4 1681, Dorothee and her husband, Pierre, were listed on the Canadian Census in Batiscan, Les Chenaux County, Quebec, Canada. Enumerated in this household were Pierre Richer [34 years], Dorothee Brassad [24 years], Catherine [7 years], Marie [5 years] & Pierre [2 years].5 Dorothee's husband, Pierre, died circa 17 May 1722 in Ste-Anne-de-La-Perade, Champlain County, Quebec, Canada, leaving her a widow. Dorothee departed this life in Ste-Anne-de-La-Perade. She was buried there in the cemetery of Ste-Anne-de-La-Perade on Friday, 7 November 1738.6


Pierre Richer b. 1647, d. c 17 May 1722


  1. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Baptism: 1 August 1656 - Dorthee Brassart, born 30 JUly, daughter of Antoine Brassart & Francoise Mery; sponsors: Charles Sevestre & Marie Madeleine Sevestre wife of M. Latour; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -
  2. [S1557] Genealogy of Canada -
  3. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Marriage: 5 October 1671 - Pierre Richer, son of the late Jean Richer & Marie Galarde Dorothee Brassart, daughter of the late Antoine Brassart & the late Francoise Mery; at Notre Dame de Quebec. -
  4. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Family Certificate Number 3595.
  5. [S1598] Research Program In Historical Demography: Census Certificate Number 97344.
  6. [S1596] Drouin Institute: Burial: 7 November 1738 - Dorothee Brossard, died at around the age of 86 years, widow of Pierre Richer la Fleche; at Ste-Anne-de-la-Perade. -