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The Dukes | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


Richard Duke and Sara Leger are the founding Duke couple in Shippegan. Their children included: Johnny (m. Elisabeth Noel, widow of Oxibe Hache), Elisabeth Betsie (m. David Cowhic, a widower from New Bandon), Catherine (m. George James Chiverton, son of George Chiverton and Eliza Catherine Alexander)Année (m. George Guignard, widower of Caroline Forbes), Richard (m. Salome Chiasson, daughter of Jean Chiasson and Pelagie Doiron), Mary Jane ( m. Pierre Roy, son of Joseph Roy and Marie Doucet), Joseph (m. Marie Guignard, daughter of Michel Guignard and Archange Hache).


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.



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