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The Robichauds | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


This is a series of micro posts about the pioneers of Shippagan in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. Each post is organized around initial information from Msg. Donat Robichaud’s Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan, supplemented with genealogical data from F. Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and is now being gradually enriched with information from other sources. These are mostly French-language sources and some aren’t easily available, so if you need more information please leave your questions in a comment box below  🙂

 

Robichaud Genealogy | Founding family of Shippegan

 

Jean Baptiste Robichaud (son of Joseph Robichaud and Claire Leblanc) and Felicity Cyr (daughter of Jean Cyr and Marie Josephte Hebert) founded the Robichaud line in Shippegan. They were Acadian refugees who had ended up in St-Malo (Bretagne, France) and who were then able to make their way back to Prince Edward Island (Canada) on one of Robin’s ships.

Their children were:

  • Jean- Baptiste (m. Theotiste Savoie),
  • Joseph, 
  • Claire (m. Jean-Baptiste Leger, son of Oliver Leger and Josephte Hebert, then Mathurin Landry, son of Anselme Landry and Marie Bride), 
  • Modeste (m. Tranquille Blanchard),
  • Anastasie (m. Joseph Savoie).
  • Luce, 
  • David (m. Rebecca Savoie and then Venerande Losier),
  • Vincent, 
  • Paul, 
  • Leon (m. Blanche Dugas),
  • Charlotte (m. Edouard Savoie, son of Joseph Savoie and Madeleine Bijeau),
  • Julie (m. Ephrem Fred Blanchard and then Moise Godin)
  • Sophie,
  • Luc,
  • Augustin (m. Marie Rose Chiasson, daughter of Nicolas Chiasson and Genevieve Gionet).

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Albany M. Robichaud m. Dorina Cormier, New Brunswick 1929

Quebec Acadian Family Trees: Paul Theriault, Genevieve Berube & Veronique Dancause. Descendants 1776 – 1912.

A Canadian Family Through The Generations: Our Legers (1)

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 

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