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The Gauvins | 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 Caraquet Gauvins originally came from the parish of Ancient-Lorette (Quebec City outskirts). The Quebec ancestor of this family was Jean Gauvin (son of Louis Gauvin and Anne Delepine of La Rochelle, France) and he married Anne Magnon in Quebec in 1665. Continue reading

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The Boudreaus | 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 Boudreaus were one of the founding families of Acadia and one of them – Michel Boudreau – was Port Royal’s lieutenant-general in 1686. Continue reading

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Landry Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

Surnames: Boudreau, Gauvin, Goulet, Landry, Legere, Theriault

The first Landrys to settle in Grand-Anse were Omer Landry (son of Remi Landry and Charlotte Doiron) and his first wife Luce Goulet (daughter of Jean Goulet and Pauline Comeau of Bertrand, and his second wife Felicite Legere, Romain Hache’s widow. Continue reading

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Clement Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

 

The earliest Clement I’ve found in Grande-Anse is Jean Clement. He and his wife Marie Doucet are said to have both been from Prince Edward Island) and had been married there before coming to New Brunswick. Continue reading

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Bertin Family of Grande Anse | New Bandon

The Grande-Anse Bertins descend from the pioneer  Bertins of nearby Bathurst, New Brunswick through one of their sons Joseph Bertin.

Joseph Bertin and his wife  Louise Boudrault / Boudreau (daughter of Joseph Boudreau and Rosalie Hache)  married in 1816 in Holy Family Church, Bathurst, Tharsille (m. Fabien/Fabian Theriault, 1854, Grande-Anse), Sigfroi (m. Celestin Hache, 1839, Petit-Rocher), Hilarion (m. Angele Boudreau, 1884), Antoine / Anthony  (m. Marguerite Arsenault, Bathurst), MarieContinue reading

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The Bertins of Bathurst | New Brunswick

Bertin Genealogy

The first Bertin to settle in Canada was the Frenchman Joseph-Gabriel Bertin.  He was a sergeant with Montcalm’s troops (Languedoc regiment).   On November 10th, 1760 he married Marie-Josephe Lefebvre  in Cap-Sante, Quebec. It is their eldest son Dr. Jean-Joseph Bertin and his second wife Marguerite Pitre who would found the first New Brunswick line of Bertins. Continue reading

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The Pinets | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


These micro posts present the first 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.

Caraquet history

 

The Acadians Pierre Pinet (a navigator) and Marie Vienneau (daughter of Michel Vienneau and Therese Baude) were married in St. Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec. Pierre’s parents were Charles dit Lejeune and Marie Testard of Grand-Pre (Acadia). Pierre’s first wife had been Monique Trahan (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Trahan and Marie-Joseph Boudreau).

 

Pierre Pinet and Marie Vienneau had the following children:

  • Pierre
  • Marie (m. Francois Cormier, son of Pierre Cormier and Anne-Marie Gaudet),
  • Pierre Dominique (m. Rose Boudreau, daughter of Joseph Boudreau and Anne Hache),
  • Pierre,
  • Genevieve (m. Jean-Baptiste Theriault, son of Joseph Theriault and Marie-Joseph Girouard),
  • Pierre (m. Barbe Dugas, daughter of Joseph Dugas and Agathe Landry),
  • Marguerite (m. Pierre Theriault and then Joseph Landry),
  • Francoise (m. Thomas Cormier, son of Jean Cormier and Anastasie Aucoin) and
  • Euphrosine (m. Jean-Baptiste Paulin, son of Jean-Baptiste Paulin and Isabelle Gasse).

 

 


Note: Les Familles de Caraquet has the following Pinet family pictures  [Francois Pinet (1853-1925), son of Luc Pinet, pg. 395]


 

 

Related Posts

French Canadian Pioneers | The Pinets of Quebec

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: St-Joachim Cemetery – Bertrand

Index: Headstones of St. Augustin Roman Catholic Cemetery

Index: Headstones of Simon & St.Jude Cemetery  of Grande Anse

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

External Links

Pinets in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

 

 

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