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The Paulins (aka Poulin) | 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  🙂



These are the two earliest Paulin (Poulin) couples in Shippagan.

  • Fidele Paulin (probably from the Caraquet Paulins who descend from Jean-Baptiste Poulin of Rimouski, Quebec) and Caroline Robichaud  had the following children:
  • Alphonse (m. Obeline Chiasson, daughter of Agricole Chiasson and Marie Caissie),
  • Louis,
  • Marie (m. Jean-Bte Robichaud, son of Gervais Robichaud and Angele Mallet),
  • Beatrice,
  • Adonise Agnes (m. Fidele Duguay, son of Fabien Duguay and Veronique Mallet),
  • Augustin (m. Basilice Duguay,  daughter of Tranquille Duguay and Marie Chiasson),
  • Hortense, 
  • Georges (m. Marie Hache, daughter of Eutrope Hache and Hortense Poulin),
  • Peter (m. Elisabeth Duguay, daughter of Tranquille Duguay and Emilie Carey)
  • Francois


Romain Poulin (m. Victoire Theriault). The couple’s children included:

  • Geoffrey (m. Elisabeth Poirier, daughter of Edmond Poirier and M. Madeleine Clement) and then (m. Marie Duguay, daughter of Vital Duguay and Angele Hebert),
  • Martin (m. Constance Mallet, daughter of Charles Mallet and Olive Drysdale),
  • Marie Philomene (m. Gervais Hebert, son of Moise Hebert and Theotiste Godin),
  • Basile (who died at a young age),
  • M. Sephonie (died in infancy),
  • Madeleine


Related Posts

The Paulins | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

The Robichauds | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Poulins of Quebec

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History



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