Pierre Valsain Ducharme

#4346, b. 16 Dec 1816, d. 24 Nov 1897
Last Edited:20 Dec 2012
FatherPierre Ducharme b. about 1755, d. 9 Jul 1847
MotherMarie Carmelite Rivet b. 14 May 1789, d. 7 Mar 1847
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Pierre Valsain Ducharme and Euphrosine Sophie Blanchard

Outline of Life Events:

BirthPierre Valsain Ducharme was born on 16 Dec 1816, probably at St. Martin Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 28 Jun 1817 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, LA. Sponsors were Ursin Bourgois and Hortence Bourgois. Recorded by Fr. Flavius Henri Rossi.1
MarriageHe married Euphrosine Sophie Blanchard, daughter of Marin Blanchard and Sophie Theriot, on 2 Mar 1840 at St. Peter Church at New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA.1
Census1880Valsin Ducharme (given age 69) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA, with his wife Euprhoisine S. Ducharme (given age 69), daughter(s) Ernestine Ducharme (given age 36). He was a Carpenter.2
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 74, when his wife, Euphrosine Sophie, died on 30 Jun 1891 at St. Landry Parish, LA.1
DeathPierre Valsain Ducharme died at age 80 on 24 Nov 1897, probably in St. Landry Parish, LA.1


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S225] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.