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The Carons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick


Marcel Caron and his first wife Rosalie Vicq were the earliest Caraquet Carons. Marcel was from the Jersey Islands. Marcel Caron and Rosalie Vicq’s children were: Georges Josue, Anne Louise (m. Andre Arsenault, son of Vital Arsenault and Louise Ferguson), Marie Josephine Aimee, and an adopted daughter Leontine Lanteigne who married Elie H. Cormier. 



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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

French Canadian Pioneers: The Carons of Quebec



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. If you don’t have access to the book you can contact me for extra information by leaving a comment underneath this post.


December 16, 2017 - Posted by | . | , , , , ,


  1. My maiden name is Kim Caron born in
    Collingwood from John Caron who was from Maurice Caron. I am trying to start
    To trace my family and was hoping
    for some information . Thank you


    Comment by Kim Schleifer | February 26, 2019 | Reply

    • Hello Kim,
      can you tell me where Collingwood is specifically?
      Thank you,


      Comment by Evelyn Yvonne Theriault | February 26, 2019 | Reply

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