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Riviere Ouelle Plaque to Pioneers Jean Anctil / St-Jean & Marguerite Levesque

This plaque is dedicated to the founding couple of the Anctils in North America

and has been placed in Riviere-Ouelle at the exact location of Jean Anctil’s land grant.

ANCTIL, LEVESQUE Jean Anctil/St-Jean married Marguerite Levesque on 25 Nov 1738 in Riviere-Ouelle (Kamouraska) in the Bas-St-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada.

 

Anctil/St-Jean/Levesque – Founding Family

Jean Anctil/St-Jean married Marguerite Levesque on 25 Nov 1738 in Riviere-Ouelle (Kamouraska) in the Bas-St-Laurent region of Quebec, Canada. Jean was from Ducey (St-Pair, Manche) in France and he was the son of Louis Anquetil and Jeanne Fontaine.

He arrived in Quebec in 1734 and was a fisherman. His wife Marguerite was the daughter of Francois-Robert Levesque and Charlotte Aubert. The couple settled in La Pocatiere.

 

Children from this marriage were:

Jean Baptiste Anctil/St Jean who married Elisabeth Fournier on 18 Feb 1765 in Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours parish in Riviere-Ouelle, Quebec. Elisabeth’s Fournier’s parents were Jean Francois Fournier and Marie Genevieve Gagnon. They had at least one child – Noel Anctil – who married Modeste Levesque in 1796 in Notre-Dame-de-Liesse church in Riviere-Ouelle, Quebec. Noel and Modeste had a son Louis Anctil/St-Jean who married Angele Theriault on 17 Feb 1840 in St-Pascal (Kamouraska). Angele’s parents were Joseph Marie Theriault and Euphrosine Paradis.

Josephte Anctil / St-Jean married Joseph Dionne on 28 Jul 1760 in Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere Parish in La Pocatiere (Kamouraska) Quebec. His parents were Joseph Dionne and Madeleine Meneux.

Judith Anctil / St-Jean who married Francois Fournier on 18 Feb 1765 in L’Islet-sur-Mer L’Islet in the Chaudiere-Appalaches region of Quebec, Canada. They were married in Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Secours parish. His parents were Francois Fournier and Genevieve Gagnon.

Catherine Anctil / St-Jean who married Joseph Duval on 15 Jan 1770 in La Pocatiere (Kamouraska) Quebec. His parents were Francois Duval and Elisabeth Goupil.

 

 

Related Posts:

Index: Riviere-Ouelle | Memorial

Index: Riviere-Ouelle | Catholic Cemetery

Index: Riviere-Ouelle, Quebec

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

 

February 23, 2009 - Posted by | . | , , , , , , , ,

4 Comments »

  1. Marcel/Clement –

    Please Email me. I am working on a book of Anctil/Antle/Anketels/Antills et al around the world. I have spoken to Normand, and can’t find Eric. Looking for family stories 1750-1840.

    Keith Antill
    US 978-925-9188

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    Comment by KEITHANTILL | June 18, 2010 | Reply

  2. My line descended from Noel/Modeste. Interesting stuff!

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    Comment by Marie Anne St. Jean | July 2, 2012 | Reply

  3. I would be interested in your book you are writing about Anctil’s around the world. I am a direct descendant of Jean Anctil in Canada through his son Jean-Baptiste.
    Keith Antill Please contact me @ savanna.jarvis@live.com

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    Comment by Savanna Jarvis | June 17, 2019 | Reply


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