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The Vienneaus | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Moise Vienneau (son of Jean Vienneau and Rosalie Comeau) and his second wife Elisabeth Theriault (daughter of Francois Theriault and Scholastique Hache) were married on October 27th, 1834. The couple had the following Continue reading

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The Ferrons (Ferrants) | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Antoine Ferron aka Ferrant was the son of Antoine Ferron and Genevieve Mahi of Charlesbourg, Normandy (France). After his first wife Marie Lebrasseur (daughter of Francois LeBrasseur and Louise Gauthier) died Antoine Ferron married Veronique Morais (daughter of Alexandre Morais and Marie Gionet). Continue reading

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The Degraces | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

 

Octave Degrace (son of Pierre Degrace and Adelaide Robichaud of Shippegan) and Marie-Judith Legere also known as Gillette Legere (daughter of Joseph J. B. Legere and Marguerite Theriault) had the following Continue reading

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The Chenards | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

 

Henri Chenard (son of Guillaume Chenard and Marie-Anne Parent) was from St-Roch-des-Aulnais, Quebec. He and Therese Canivet (daughter of Jean and Agnes Canivet) were the first Cheanrds in Caraquet. Their children were: Continue reading

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The Bouchers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

 

The first known Boucher couple in Caraquet are believed to have been the Quebecker Joseph Boucher and his wife Isabelle aka Elisabeth Martin who is believed to have been form Kamouraska, Quebec. They had the following children: Joseph (m. Catherine Marcel, daughter of Claude Marcel and Catherine Duval), Firmin (m. Judith Legere, widow of Thadee Blanchard), Anne (m. Jean-Baptiste Martin, daughter of Amand Martin and Agathe Briard), Michel (m. Judith Vienneau, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Vienneau and Madeleine Lejeune), Antoine (m. Edesse Caissie, daughter of Pierre Caissie and Rosalie Legere)Jean-Baptiste (m. Marie Cormier), Francois (m. Venerande Girouard).

 


 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 


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.

 

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