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October 18, 2019 Posted by | . | | 37 Comments

The Nixons | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

Caraquet history

The Caraquet Nixons descend from Robert Watson Nixon of Downpatrick, North Ireland (son of Robert Nixon and Mary Watson) and Jane Blackhall (son of James Blackhall and Mary Synnet). They were married in about 1856.

Their children were: Continue reading

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The Picots | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Picots descend from the blacksmith John Picot (son of Charles Picot and Suzanne A. Marrett of St. Sauveur, Jersey and Adeline Mailloux (daughter of Philippe Mailloux and Rose Theriault). Continue reading

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The Blackhalls | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Blackhalls descend from James Blackhall (son of Robert Blackhall and Isabelle Reid of Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland) and Mary Synet /Sinnet who was of Irish Catholic descent. They were married in 1826.

Their children were: Continue reading

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The Blaquieres | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Blaquieres descend from Pierre Blaquiere (son of Maxime Blaquiere of Matapedia) and his first wife Marie Jeannette Doiron (daughter of Christin Doiron and Sara LeBouthillier) and his second wife Christine Ferguson (widow of Jules Lanteigne). Continue reading

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The Deveaus | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Deveaus descend from the carpenter Firmin Deveau (son of Joseph Deveau and Rose Michaud), most likely from Kamouraska, Quebec) and Marie-Joseph Beaulieu (daughter of Mathurin Beaulieu and Marie Guerette). The couple were married about 1800, and arrived in Caraquest in 1816. In the following years they moved first to Restigouche (1819) and then St. Basile, Madawaska (1826). Continue reading

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The Mallets | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

Hubert Mallet (son of Jean Mallet and Anne-Marie Gionet) was born in Shippegan in 1819. He was married twice.

His first wife was Suzanne Leclerc (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Leclerc and Madeleine Thebault). They were married about 1842 and had the following children:

  • Clovis (born 1843)
  • Philomene (m. 1872, Maurice Comeau, son of Auguste Comeau and Adelaide Comeau)
  • Delphine (born 1847)
  • Oxibe (born 1849)
  • Eleonore (born about 1854)
  • Madeleine (born about 1856)
  • Melvina (born 1860)

Hubert and his second wife Marthe Witzell (formerly married to  Etienne Doucet) had no children.

 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

The Mallets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

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The Butlers | Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families that established different surnames found in Caraquet, New Brunswick. Most of the information is drawn from Fidele Theriault’s genealogical dictionary “Les Familles de Caraquet”. His book is in French and offers a lot more information including family trees of the first generations (with precise dates)  and in many cases explanations of how the first pioneers arrived in Caraquet and other fascinating anecdotes. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Butlers descend from Jean Butler (son of Jean Butler and Luce Mallet of Shippegan) . Jean Butler’s first wife was  Anne Benoit (formerly married to Honore Mallet) and the couple were married in 1859.

The Butler surname (in this case) is actually an anglicization of the LeBouthillier name. Jean LeBouthillier or Jean or John Butler was a navigator. His father was from Jersey and worked for the Fruings in Lameque. His mother also worked for them as a cook. Jean Butler arrived in Caraquet after becoming a widower, when Fruing set up a branch of their company there.  He worked in Lameque, Caraquet and Paquetville. Continue reading

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