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The Picots | 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


The Caraquet Picots descend from the blacksmith John Picot (son of Charles Picot and Suzanne A. Marrett of St. Sauveur, Jersey and Adeline Mailloux (daughter of Philippe Mailloux and Rose Theriault).

They were married in 1871 and had the following children:

  • Marie Adeline (m. Baird E. Burgess)
  • John Philippe (m. 1911, Elisabeth Theriault (daughter of Onesime Theriault and Marie Dugas)
  • Joseph Alfred (m.1901, Sara Doucet (daughter of Louis Doucet and Julienne Hache)
  • Joseph Alphonse (died single)
  • Suzanne Annie (m. 1911, Richard Landry, son of James Landry and Marianne Doiron)
  • Marie Josephine (m. 1909, Theophilus Hachey, son of Jos. J.M. Hachey and Caroline Latendresse)
  • Marie Beatrice Elisa (m. 1913, Adolphe Landry, son of James Landry and Marianne Doiron of Grande Anse) and (m. Majorique Landry)
  • Anna Isabella (m. 1914, Edmond W. Landry of Grande Anse)



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