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The Legeres | 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. If you don’t have access to the book you can contact me for extra information by leaving a comment underneath this post.

 

Olivier Legere, son of Jacques Legere and Anne Admirault) was born in Port Royal (Acadia) about 1734. In 1758 he married Marie-Joseph Hebert. Continue reading

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The Davids | 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.

 

Fidele Theriault lists two David pioneers for the Caraquet area – Alexis David and Francois David from Newport Quebec. Continue reading

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The Michons | 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.

 

 

Jean Michon arrived in Caraquet about 1822 along with other veterans of the War of 1812. His parents were Jean Michon and Marie Dumont of St. Louis de Kamouraska. He’s was a descendant of Abel Michon.  In 1824 he married Venerande Paulin (daughter of Pierre Paulin) and a few years later he received a land grant in Bas-Caraquet. After his death (about 1838) Venerande married Victor Friolet.

Jean and Venerande’s children were:

  • Jean Michel  (m. Dorothee Boucher, daughter of Desiree Boucher and Cleante Lanteigne),
  • Sara, 
  • Abel (m. Mathilde Doiron, daughter of Adrien Doiron and Domithilde Lanteigne),
  • Marie (m. Pierre Doiron, formerly married of Antoinette Boucher),
  • Marie-Sabine / Celina (m. Louis Mailloux, son of Louis Mailloux and Anne Albert),
  • Marie Rachel,
  • Joseph.

 

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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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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lesperances of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

L'Assomption Post Office

 

Andre Lesperance / Remy  | Louise Boucher

May 1st, 1730 Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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Jean Plante, Farmer | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

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The Sivrets | 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.

 

Georges Sivret (from Jersey, Channel Islands) married Angelique Forest in Arichet, Cape-Breton and then Scolastique (Colette) Chiasson (daughter of Paul Chiasson and Isabelle Roussi).

 

Georges and Angelique had the following children:

  • Georges (m. Appoline Chiasson, daughter of Paul Chiasson and Elisabeth Roussi),
  • Jacques (James) (m. Lucille Theriault),
  • William (m. Seraphie Chiasson, daughter of Romain Chiasson and Marie Frigault) and then (m. Marie-Blondine Gionet, daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie Boucher).

 


Note: Les Familles de Caraquet has the following Sivert family pictures [Ti-Jos Sewell, pg.403],   [Thomas Sivret, pg.403],   [Sandy Sivret, pg.403],  [Joseph Sivret, son of Elie Sivret   pg.433].


 

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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

Sivrets in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

Severets in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

Severetes in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

Severites in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

Severys in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

 

 

 

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Urbain Beaudry, edge-tool maker | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

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