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The Vienneaus | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


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.

 

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 children:

  • Theotiste (m. Francois-Xavier Albert, son of David Albert and Barbe Lanteigne),
  • Pierre (m. Marie Theriault, daughter of Pierre Theriault and Emilie LeBreton),
  • Appoline (m. Joseph Albert, son of Jean-Baptiste Albert and Felicite Morais),
  • Marie Elisabeth,
  • Genevieve (m. Gustave Doiron, son of Auguste Doiron and Lucille Chiasson),
  • Francois-Xavier (m. Domine St. Pierre),
  • Marie (m. Paul Paulin, son of Joseph Paulin and Monique Boucher),
  • Olesine (m. Adolphe Hache, widower of Sara Chenard).

 

 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

External Links

Vienneaus in the 1901 Census – Gloucester
Viennos in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

Viennots in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

 

 

 

 

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The Ferrons (Ferrants) | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


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.

 

Antoine Ferron aka Ferrant was the son of Antoine Ferron and Genevieve Mahi of Charlesbourg, Normandy (France).

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The Degraces | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


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.

 

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) were the earliest known Degraces in Caraquet.

They had the following children: 

  • Olive,
  • Thomas,
  • Marie,
  • Lucille (m. Pierre Lanteigne, son of Augustin Lanteigne and Odile Gionet),
  • Marguerite,
  • Onesime,
  • Guillaume (m. Venerande Frigault, daughter of Christin Frigault and Marie Comeau),
  • Philomene (m. Basile Comeau, son of Laurent Comeau and Mathilde Arsenault),
  • Marie-Louise (Onesime Leblanc, son of Thadee LeBlanc and Gertrude Goguen),
  • Charles (m. Nathalie Babineau, daughter of Hilaire Babineau and Agathe Bariault).

 


Notes: Mgr Donat Robichaud Genealogical and Historical Research Collection (FR): [Cormier, Alexina,1934, Alexina Cormier (daughter of Seraphin) married Leo (son of Hector Degrace) on July 4th in Montreal’s St.Jacques Cathedral. Leo is a police officer and is from Shippagan. In the evening they took Richelieu boat for Quebec, where they visit St-Anne-de-Beaupre and then continued to Caraquet and Shippagan. [DeGrace, Auguste,1952, On Wednesday, October 15th, there was a collision in front of Jean-Paul Lanteigne’s store between a car driven by Auguste DeGrace of Shippagan with passenger Euloge Mallet, with Denis Robert of Caraquet who was driving a truck. Auguste had lost control of his vehicle and is the Caraquet hospital with minor injuries]


 

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The Degraces of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

External Links

Degraces in the 1881 Census – Caraquette 

The Degraces in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

Degrasses in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

 

 


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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The Chenards | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


These micro posts present the first one or two generations 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.

 

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

Their children were:

  • Guillaume (m. Marie Arsenault, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Arsenault and Perpetue Savoie). Their children were:
    • Marie Elisabeth Isabelle (m.1834, Timothee Doiron, son of Charles Doiron and Angelique Bouthillier)
    • Séraphique Sara (m. 1830, Eloi Lanteigne, son of Jean Lanteigne and Marie Parise)
    • Marie (m. 1829, Eloi Gallien, son of Basile Gallien and Rosalie Doiron)
    • Michel (m.1834, Clotilde Lanteigne, daughter of Jean Lanteigne and Marie Parise)
    • Un-named (d.1815)
    • Pierre Guillaume (m.about 1838, Seraphie Lanteigne, daughter of Jean Lanteigne and Marie Blanchard) and then (m.1874, Adele Mallet, widow of Isaie Mallet)
  • Genevieve (m.about 1797, Pierre dit Pierriche Lanteigne, son of Louis Lanteigne and Marguerite Chapadeau). Their children were:
    • Cleante (m. 1823, Desiree Boucher, daughter of Joseph Boucher and Catherine Marcel)
    • Pierre (m. 1824, Appoline Blanchard, daughter of Blanchard and Pelagie Doucet)
    • Benjamin (m. 1823, Constance Gionet, daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie Roussi) and (m.1861, Marie-Reine, widow of Marc Theriault)
    • Marie
  • Henri (m. Theotiste Bouthillier, son of Rene Lebouthillier and Genevieve Chiasson),
  • Francois who died as an infant.

 


Note: Les Familles de Caraquet has the following Chenard family pictures: [Arthur Chenard, pg. 255].


Notes: Mgr Donat Robichaud Genealogical and Historical Research Collection (FR):  [Chenard, Dominique, 1892, Dominique Chenard has a big hangar built next to his store near the Caraquet station to hold  flour and groceries]   [Chenard, Dominique, 1894, The Caraquet telegraph office has been transferred to Dominique Chenar’s and Elisabeth Chenard is replacing Miss Blackhall as manager.]   [Chenard, Henri,1927, In their appearance before the Fishing Commission, Caraquet fishermen demanded improved means of transportation. The following appeared: Théotime LeBouthilier, Henri Dugas, Martin Gionet; F.-T.-B. Young, Charles Comeau; Henri Chenard, Alphonse Poirier]


 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

External Links

Chenards in the 1881 Census – Gloucester 

Chenards in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

NB Vital Records – Chenards in Gloucester 

 

 

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The Bouchers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


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.

 

The first known Boucher couple in Caraquet are believed to have been the Quebecker Joseph Boucher and his wife Isabelle aka Elisabeth Martin from Kamouraska, Quebec. They had previously settled in the the region of Fredericton on the St. John’s River in about 1769 with several other Acadians and Quebeckers. After many Loyalists arrived in that Continue reading

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