Joseph Duquette1

#29218, (12 July 1853 - 3 March 1927)


Melvina Fisher b. c 1845
Children 1.Joseph Duquette Jr.3 (1874 - )
 2.Selina Duquette3 (1879 - )
 3.Edward Eugene Duquette3 (1884 - )
 4.Priscilla Duquette3 (1887 - )
 5.Fred Duquette3 (1889 - )
Birth*12 July 1853He was born on 12 July 1853 at St-Francis, Québec.1 
Marriage*24 February 1873He married Melvina Fisher, daughter of Samuel Thomas Fisher and Elizabeth "Betsey" Tremper, on 24 February 1873 at Coaticook, Québec.1 
7 June 1900He and Melvina Fisher appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Superior Street, Antigo, Langlade Co., WisconsinG.2 
Death*3 March 1927He died on 3 March 1927 at Antigo, Langlade Co., WisconsinG, at age 73.1 


  1. [S2470] The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Mon., 7 Mar 1927. p. 9.
    Requiem Mass Is Held Saturday At Church In Antigo
    A requiem high mass for Joseph Duquette, Sr., 73, who passed away at his home in Antigo last Thursday morning, was said by the Rev. Dean Conrad Saile Saturday morning at 9 o'clock in St. John’s church at Antigo.
    Mr. Duquette was the father of Mrs. Dan Driscoll of this city. He was born at St. Francis, Quebec, Canada, on July 12, 1853, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Duquette. He attended school at St. Francis and on February 24, 1873, was married ito Miss Mulvina Fischer at Coaticook, Quebec, Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Duquette and family came to Wisconsin, settling in Menasha forty-six years ago and lived there for two years. They then moved to
    Antigo county where they had since lived. Mr. Duquette operated a farm north of Antigo for a number of years, retiring nine years ago.
    The survivors are his widow, two sons, Fred, of Antigo, and Ed of Elcho; and three daughters, Mrs. Driscoll, this city; Mrs. R. Brush, of Burion, Washington, and Mrs. J. V. Bassett, of Antigo. Two daughters, Mathilda and Lydia, died forty and twenty-nine years ago, respectively.
  2. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (46), b. French Canada May 1854, parents b. French Canada, dya laborer; Alvina [sic] (41), b. French Canada Dec 1858, parents b. French Canada, 8 children, 6 living; marr. 27 yrs, both imm. 1882.
  3. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.