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The Blanchards | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

 Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

Caraquet history


The Blanchards descend from Acadians who came originally from Martaize (Loudun, France) and who had settled in  Port-Royal, Acadia in about 1636. The Caraquet Blanchards descend from Olivier Blanchard (son of Rene Olivier and Marguerite Theriault of Grand Pre) and his wife Catherine Admirault dit Miraud. They first appear in Caraquet records with the birth of their daughter Julie in 1780.

Olivier Blanchard and Catherine Admirault were married in about 1752. Their children were: Marguerite Blanchard (m. Rene Hache dit Gallant, son of Francois Hache dit Gallant and Anne Boudreau), Urbain Thadee Blanchard (m. Judith Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie Joseph Hebert), Desiree Blanchard (m. Madeleine Cormier, daughter of Jean Cormier and Anastasie Aucoin), Fidele Blanchard (drowned in 1793), Raphael Blanchard (m. Pelagie Doucet, daughter of Pierre Doucet and Marie Hache), Romain Blanchard (drowned 1793), Isidore Blanchard (m. Isabelle Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie Joseph Hebert), Tranquil Blanchard (m. Modeste Robichaud, daughter of Jean Baptiste Robichaud and Felicite Cyr of Shippegan), Julie Blanchard (m. Sylvain Boudreau, son of Joseph Boudreau and Anna Hache).



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