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The Beaudins | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

These micro posts present the first generation of each of the families established the 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. If you don’t have access to the book you can contact me for extra information by leaving a comment underneath this post.

Pioneers of Croquet


There are two couples who were the first Beaudins of Caraquet. They are Alexis Beaudin who married Salomee Lanteigne (daughter of Eloi Lanteigne and Marie-Blanche Arsenault) and his brother Pierre Beaudin who married Henriette Hebert (daughter of Joseph Hebert and Anne Chiasson). Fidele Theriault says that both brothers are believed to have been the sons of Pierre Beaudin and Marie Methot of Anse-du-Cap, Grande-Riviere, Quebec.


Alexis Beaudin and Salomee Lanteigne (daughter of Eloi Lanteigne and Marie-Blanche Arsenault, were married in 1845. They settled in L’Anse-du-Cap, Perce. Their children were

  • Marie-Heloise (born 1846)
  • Christine (m.1874, Pierre Frigault, formerly married to Genevieve Noel). Pierre Frigault and Christine Beaudin had the following children:
    • Dorothee (m.1894, Bernard Power, son of Martin Power and Charlotte Gagnon of Pokemouche)
    • Marie Salomee 
    • Elisabeth (m. 1902, Joseph Hebert, son of Severe Hebert and Agnes Chiasson)
    • Marie (m. 1902, Georges-Henri Hebert, daughter of Lange Hebert and Souveraine Chiasson)
    • Joseph (m. 1916, Francoise Mallet, widow of Joseph L. Lanteigne)
    • Guillaume / Willie (m. 1916, Ursule Chiasson, duaghter of Honore Chiasson and Leocadie Paulin)
    • Alexandre (m .Clementine Noel and then (m. Petronille Noel) and then (m. Emma Laurie)
  • Eloi (born 1848)


Pierre Beaudin and Henriette Hebert, daughter of Joseph Hebert and Anne Chiasson, were married about 1845.  Their children were:

  • Severe (born about 1847)
  • Esther (born 1849)
  • Zozime (born 1853)
  • Israel (born about 1855)
  • Joseph (m. 1886, Marie Lanteigne, widow of Joseph Chiasson)
  • Marie-Anne (born about 1861)
  • Philomene (born 1863)
  • Rose-Anne (m. 1887, Augustin LeBouthillier, son of Irenee LeBouthillier and Virginie Lanteigne)



  • Notes: Mgr Donat Robichaud Genealogical and Historical Research Collection (FR):  [Beaudin, Louise,1956 Louise Beaudin, wife of Gervais Lanteigne, died on November 13th at the age of 88 years, at her daughter Josephine’s home in Nigadoo. Josephine is Mrs. Normand Boudreau). Children: Marianne (Mrs. Cleophas Doucet of Nigadoo), Amanda (Mrs. Philippe Legereof Caraquet), Donna (Mrs. Leo Ouellet of Sept-Iles). Two sons: Alexis of Carawuet, Charles of St. Etienne of Restigouche, Four adopted children: Roland, Therese, Gerard Doiron and Cyrianne (mrs. Augustin Lanteigne). An adoptive daughter is deceased. All these children are from her first marriage with Joseph Doiron.]    [Baudin,1900, Miscou. Warning: Everyone who has wood on my land is asked to remove it within 30 days, at which point the wood will be sold by public auction to pay the rent and other expenses. Joseph A. Baudin, Miscou Harbor, New Brunswick]   [Beaudin, Frank Mrs , Maiden name Emilie Chiasson,1951, Havre de Miscou, died on September 12th at the age of 67 years after a ten year illness. Widowed four years ago. Leave behind five daughters: Eva Beaudin (Mrs. Gustave Duguay), where she lived, Florence Beaudin (Mrs. Nick Corenci of Montreal), Cecilia Beaudin (Mrs. Robert Wilson of Ontario), Veronique (Montreal), Georgina Beaudin (Mrs. Francis Rail of Rollet, Quebec), Also leaves five sons: Joseph and Henri Beaudin of Miscou, Paul Beaudin, Leon Beaudin, Alcide Beaudin, Francis Beaudin. Sisters: Genevieve Chiasson (Mrs. Jos Lanteigne), Victoria Chiasson (Mrs. Alex Ward), Alexia, Veronique (Mrs. Willie Stewart, Ontario)’ Lorette Chiasson (Mrs. Boudreau of Bathurst), and brothers: Henri and Abraham Chiasson of Petite-Riviera), Joseph Chiasson of St. Isidore), Jean And Leon Chiasson of the United States and Noe Chiasson of Ontario]



Related Posts – New Brunswick

Index: Grande-Riviere Cemetery

Index: Miscou  St-Antoine-de-Padoue Cemetery

Index: Headstones at Petite-Riviere-de-l’Isle in Lameque

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History


Related Posts – Other

French Canadian Pioneers: The Beaudins of Quebec

Beaudin, Osias & Bourdeau, Louise


External Links

Beaudins in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

NB Vital Records – Beaudins in Gloucester County 



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1 Comment »

  1. Hi thanks for information. My mother is Marie Bella Beaudin daughter of Joseph Raymond Beaudin (son of Joseph Beaudin and Marie Lanteigne) and Florence Fredette, Henriette Herbert and Pierre Beaudin Beaudin 0were her grt grandparents. I have names up to Aubin Beaudin 1600 France. Do you know of any photos of Pierre and Henriette, my mom who is 90 knows nothing about her father’s family because her parents divorced when she was very young, I would like to fill in the Beaudin side for her but would love to have photos, is there any existing?


    Comment by Estelle Ruffolo | October 8, 2020 | Reply

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