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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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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

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The Guignards (Dignards) | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


This is a series of micro posts about the pioneers of Shippagan in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. Each post is organized around initial information from Msg. Donat Robichaud’s Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan, supplemented with genealogical data from F. Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and is now being gradually enriched with information from other sources. These are mostly French-language sources and some aren’t easily available, so if you need more information please leave your questions in a comment box below  🙂

 

 

The earliest Guignard couple in Shippegan was Michel or Pierre Guignard (son of Pierre Guignard and Genevieve Mignier dit Lagace of Kamouraska (Quebec) and his wife Marie Bourg (daughter of Joseph Bourg and Catherine Comeau). They were married in 1792 in Bonaventure, Quebec. Michael Guignard was married a second time to Anne Daigle (widow of Chrysostome Chiasson).

Michel and Marie had the following children:

  • Pierre Michel (m. Marguerite Savoie, daughter of Joseph Savoie and Marguerite Bujold) and then (m. Madeleine Robichaud, daughter of Jean Robichaud and Marie Bourgeois)
  • Victoire (m. Frederic Bourdages, son of Benjamin Bourdages and Esther Bujold)
  • Marie Genevieve (m. Thomas Power, son of James Power and Marguerite Quinlan)
  • Joseph (m. Marguerite Breau)
  • Esther (m. Jean-Louis Duguay)
  • Jean-Baptiste (m. Judith Savoie)
  • Rufin (m. Madeleine Grenier, daughter of Francois and Victoria Grenier) and then (m. Gillette Savoie)
  • Marguerite (m. Edouard Godin, widower of Lazare Chiasson)
  • Marie-Claire (m. Benjamin Robichaud, son of Jean Robichaud and Marie Bourgeois)
  • Urbain

 

 

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The Guignards | Pioneers of Caraquet

French Canadian Pioneers: The Guignards of Quebec

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Index: Mignier Lagaces | France – QC – NB

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

Guignards in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

Guignors in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

 

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

 

Pierre Guignard (aka Dignard) was the son of Pierre Guignard and Genevieve Mignier dit Lagace of Kamouraska, Quebec. Pierre married Marie Bourg (daughter of Joseph Bourg and Catherine Comeau) in Bonaventure, Quebec. After her death he married Anne Daigle (widow of Jean Chrysostome Chiasson) in Lameque, New Brunswick. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Landrys of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneer

 

 

Alexis Landry | Marie-Sarah Leblanc

February 2nd, 1796, Carleton Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY – A Canadian Family marriages of Jan.13th

A selection of Quebec and New Brunswick marriages

from church records

1705 – 1913

(surnames standardized)

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Bergevin, Louis and Texier, Marguerite

(13 Jan 1705, Beauport Capitale-Nationale Quebec CAN)

Morin, Andre and Grondin, Francoise Continue reading

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY – A Canadian Family marriages of Jan. 11th

A selection of January 11th marriages

from church records

1762 – 1921 

(surnames standardized)

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Andre / St Amant, Thomas and Leger / Parisien, Francoise

(11 Jan 1762, St-Anne-de-Bellevue Montreal-Island  Quebec CAN)

Comeau, Armand and Coulombe, Veronique Continue reading

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