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The Mallets | Pioneer Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

Hubert Mallet (son of Jean Mallet and Anne-Marie Gionet) was born in Shippegan in 1819. He was married twice.

His first wife was Suzanne Leclerc (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Leclerc and Madeleine Thebault). They were married about 1842 and had the following children:

  • Clovis (born 1843)
  • Philomene (m. 1872, Maurice Comeau, son of Auguste Comeau and Adelaide Comeau)
  • Delphine (born 1847)
  • Oxibe (born 1849)
  • Eleonore (born about 1854)
  • Madeleine (born about 1856)
  • Melvina (born 1860)

Hubert and his second wife Marthe Witzell (formerly married to  Etienne Doucet) had no children.

 

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The Butlers | Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Butlers descend from Jean Butler (son of Jean Butler and Luce Mallet of Shippegan) . Jean Butler’s first wife was  Anne Benoit (formerly married to Honore Mallet) and the couple were married in 1859.

The Butler surname (in this case) is actually an anglicization of the LeBouthillier name. Jean LeBouthillier or Jean or John Butler was a navigator. His father was from Jersey and worked for the Fruings in Lameque. His mother also worked for them as a cook. Jean Butler arrived in Caraquet after becoming a widower, when Fruing set up a branch of their company there.  He worked in Lameque, Caraquet and Paquetville. Continue reading

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The Munros | Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

The Caraquet Munroes descend from William Johnson Munro (son of John Johnson and Marie Talbot Gilbert Bruce) and Sarah Shearer (daughter of Captain Shearer of New Carlisle, Quebec). They were married about 1807. Continue reading

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The Carrets | Pioneer Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

Note: Fidele Theriault lists the following variations for this surname: Carry, Kerey, Querry, Querret and Tiret.

The Caraquet Carrets descend from Jean-Baptiste Carret (son of Simon Carret and Marguerite Gautreau) and Charlotte Brideau (daughter of Louis Brideau and Marie-Therese Thomas who were married in 1789. It’s believed that they came from the Carret family that were found in Beaubassin and Ile St. Jean before 1755.

Jean-Baptiste and Charlotte had the following children:

  • Beloni (born 1792)
  • Laurent (m. 1823, Marie-Reine Audet, daughter of Gabriel Audet and Charlotte Leblanc)
  • Marie Ursule (born 1797)
  • Hubert (born 1800)
  • David (m. 1827, Cecile Robichaud, daughter of Jean Robichaud and Marie Bourgeois)
  • Marie-Reine (born 1805)

 

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The Comeaus | Pioneer Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

There were two early lines of Comeaus in Caraquet.

The earliest couple was David Comeau (son of Carolus Comeau and Anastasie Carret of Tracadie) and Olive Young (daughter of John Young of Bathurst). They were married about 1811. They had the following children: Continue reading

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The Boulets | Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

In about 1770, Francois Boulet married Pierre LeVicaire’s widow Francoise Rousseau. It’s believed that Francois’ surname might have actually have been Goulet rather than Boulet. Researcher Placide Gaudet thinks that his parents were Francois Goulet and Helene Rate of St. Pierre (Ile d’Orlean, Quebec). Continue reading

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The Ross Family | Pioneer Families 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

 

John/Jack Ross (son of William Ross and Charlotte Brown) and Marie-Rose Frigault (daughter of Francois Frigault and Eulalie Mailloux) were married on September 17th, 1829.

John Ross descended from the Scottish soldier William Ross. William Ross was a sergeant in the 60th regiment who settled his family in Quebec before being killed in the War of 1812. John Ross was sent to live with the family of Guillaume Chenard as a ten year old orphan. He was baptized into the Catholic faith Continue reading

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