Isaac Duchemin1

ID #188, (circa 1623 - circa March 1699)

Parents:

Father: Jean Duchemin1 b. c 1590, d. c 1664
Mother: Guillemette de Mombrey1 d. s 1630

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1623He was born circa 1623 in France.2,3
Marriage5 Feb 1645He married Jacqueline Onfrey, daughter of Guillaume Onfrey and Jeanne Chretien, on 5 Feb 1645 in Tinchebray, France.4
Marriagesay 1695He married Martha (?) say 1695.5
Deathcirca Mar 1699He died intestate circa Mar 1699 in Westmoreland County, Virginia.6

Children with Jacqueline Onfrey:

Marie Duchemin4 (c 1651 - 12 Jul 1741)
Daniel Duchemin4 (c 1655 - c 1705)

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
BiographyIsaac Duchemin was a French Protestant (Huguenot) who emmigrated from France to North America at the end of the 17th century.
Succession20 May 1661He was named an heir in the Act in Advance of Succession of Jean Duchemin dated 20 May 1661 in Tinchebray, France.1
Misc10 Mar 1686After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, Isaac Duchemin and Samuel Duchemin were required to renounce the Protestant religion with an abjuration of heresy on 10 Mar 1686 in the Catholic Church of Saint-Quentin-les-Chardonnets, Tinchebray, France.4,7
Abjuration26 Jun 1686He was a witness when Daniel Duchemin abjured Protestantism on 26 Jun 1686 in Church of Notre-Dame of Montiers, Tinchebray, France.8
Emigrationcirca 1687He and Samuel Duchemin emigrated from Landisacq, Flers, Orne, France, circa 1687 possibly going to Jersey in the Channel Islands.9,10
Immigrationprior to 1693He and Samuel Duchemin immigrated from France to Westmoreland County in the Colony of Virginia prior to 1693, possibly by way of England.11,12
Name-OthHis name was recorded as Isaac Duchemen in a petition for an estate inventory filed by Martha Duchemen, "relic of Isaac Duchemen", before the Westmoreland County Court after his death.13

 

Other information

Relationships:
Brother of Samuel Duchemin
4th great-granduncle of James Samuel Dishman
Last Edited: 29 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S245] Jean Duchemin, Act in Advance of Succession; Records of Guy Halley and Isaac Ybert, Notaries of Tinchebray, 20 May 1661 Archives Départementales de l'Orne.
  2. [S245] Jean Duchemin, Act in Advance of Succession; Records of Guy Halley and Isaac Ybert, Notaries of Tinchebray, 20 May 1661 Archives Départementales de l'Orne, Second oldest son of Jean Duchemin and Guillemette de Monbrey.
  3. [S394] Jacky Delafontenelle, Les Protestants de Fresnes, p. 142, Isaac Duchemin, born about 1625 based upon marriage date of 2 May 1645 to Jacqueline Onfrey.
  4. [S222] Jacky Delafontenelle, "E-Mail, Delafontenelle," e-mail to Keith Dishman, Isaac & Samuel Duchemin.
  5. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book (1698-1705), p. 30a, Court Date 29 Mar 1699, refers to "Martha Duchemen relic of Isaac Duchemen".
  6. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book (1698-1705), p. 30a, Court Date 29 Mar 1699, refers to "Martha Duchemen relic of Isaac Duchemen."
  7. [S394] Jacky Delafontenelle, Les Protestants de Fresnes, p. 139, person (306).
  8. [S278] Daniel Duchemin, abjuration of heresy; church register, 26 Jun 1686 Church of Notre-Dame de Tinchebray, he expressed his desire to abjure on 19 Jun 1686, but it was not authorized by the bishop until 26 Jun 1686.
  9. [S222] Jacky Delafontenelle, "E-Mail, Delafontenelle," e-mail to Keith Dishman, Isaac & Samuel Duchemin.
  10. [S248] L'abbé L.-V. Dumaine, Tinchebray et sa région, Au bocage normand, p. 359, states “De là les émigrations qui se produisirent à cette époque; pour Fresnes, qui comptait cinq ou six cents protestants, on cite parmi les émigrés Jacques Martin, Jacques et Jean Sorel, Louis Thoury, Pierre et Nicolas Briand, Nicolas Huard, Jacques Marchand, Postel, veuve Huard, Onfroy; à Caligny Jacques Rabache, Michel et Jacques Huart; à Landisacq, Samuel et Isaac Duchemin; à Montilly, Nicolas Huart, Pierre Le Harivel, J.-B. Salle; à Tinchebray, Guillaume Duchemin; et enfin à Montsecret, Jean Vardon."
  11. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book (1690-1698), p. 119a, Court date 28 Feb 1693. This is the earliest known record of Samuel and Isaac Duchemin in Virginia.
  12. [S280] Dishman et al v. Dishman, Essex County Chancery Court Records, (21 Dec 1798): "...a certain Samuel Duchemein, some time in the year _____ [blank] migrated from France & settled in this Country, & was naturalized here by the name of Dishman.", County Clerk's Office.
  13. [S51] Westmoreland Order Book (1698-1705), p. 30a, Court Date 29 Mar 1699, refers to "Isaac Duchemen".
 

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