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The Noels | Pioneers of Caraquet

Samuel Noel (son of Jean Noel and Cecile Chiasson) and Victoire Pinet (daughter of Placide Noel and Marie-Angelique Roy) had the following children: Marie Adeline, Gustave (m. Madeleine Guignard, daughter of Charles Guignard and Marcelline Duguay), Ubald, Marie Adeline, Marie (m. Joseph Lanteigne, son of Augustin Lanteigne and Odile Gionet), Marie Cecile, Appoline  and Joseph Vital Lange (m. Marie Victorine Lanteigne, daughter of Eugene Lanteigne and Genevieve Mercier).

 

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December 19, 2017 Posted by | . | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Mailloux | Pioneers of Caraquet

The Caraquet Mailloux came from Quebec City. Like so many other Caraquet Quebeckers, Louis Mailloux seems to have first arrived in the Baie des Chaleurs for the fishing. He eventually  married a local woman and became a Justice of the Peace. Louis Mailloux (son of Louis Mailloux and Madeleine Gouin) and Suzanne Huard (daughter of Francois Huard and Genevieve Duguay) had the following children: Eulalie (m. Joseph dit Francois Frigault, son of Pierre Frigault and Josette Bouthillier), Osithe (m. Isaac Albert, son of Pierre Albert and Genevieve Denys), Louis (m. Anne Albert, daughter of Pierre Albert and Genevieve Denys), Suzanne (m. Louis Albert, son of Pierre Albert and Genevieve Denys),  and Catherine.

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The Lanteignes | Pioneers of Caraquet

Louis Lanteigne and Marguerite Chapadeau were the first Lanteignes to settle in Caraquet. Louis Lanteigne was a fisherman and is believed to have been the son of Jean-Nicolas Lanteigne and Marie Giraud de Verey, France. Marguerite Chapadeau was the daughter of Joannis Chapadeau and Catherine Larocque of Paspebiac, Quebec. Their children were: Therese (m. Jean-Baptiste Albert, son of Gabriel Albert and Genevieve Bouthillier), Eustache, Catherine (m. Pierre Rene Duguay, formerly married to Marie Brasseur), Louis Louison (m. first to Luce Brasseur, daughter of Pierre Brasseur and Marguerite Gaudet and then Madeleine Breau, daughter of Victor Breau and Marie Arsenault), Marie (m. Pierre Frigault, son of Pierre Frigault and Josette Bouthillier), Continue reading

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The Jeans | Pioneers of Caraquet

The earliest Caraquet Jeans were from a group who came from Quebec at the end of the 1830s in the midst of a severe economic crisis. They settled in various communities in the area. The Caraquet founding couple were Pierre Jean (son of Regis Jean and Marie-Joseph Gauvin) who had married Rosalie Rose Lepage (daughter of Antoine Lepage and Catherine Nolet) while still in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec.

They had the following children: Marguerite (m. Beloni Plourde, prob. the son of Stanislas Plourde and Perpetue Hudon fit Beaulieu), Adelaide (m. Stanislas Plourde, son of Pierre Plourde and Perpetue Hudon dit Beaulieu), David (m. Seraphie Barry, daughter of John Barry and Marie Gionet), Continue reading

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The Heberts | Pioneers of Caraquet

The Caraquet Heberts are from Acadia. Joseph Hebert (son of Charles Hebert and Catherine Saulnier) had married Marie-Joseph Vincent (daughter of Jean Vincent and Isabelle Michel) in Port-Lavoie (Saint Jean Island) and the couple arrived in Caraquet in the 1760s.  Their son Joseph Hebert married Theotiste Doucet and had a son Joseph Hebert who married Anne Chiasson (daughter of Pierre Chiasson and Marguerite Duguay). Continue reading

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The Gagnons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Michel Gagnon was a Quebecker who arrived in Caraquet in the mid 19th century and married Marie-Anne Theriault (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Theriault and Marie Hache).  Their children were: Sophie, Marie, Sophie, Joseph (m. Anne Pinet, widow of Jules Morais), Jean-Baptiste Gagnon, Frederic (m. Mathilde Pinet, daughter of Anthime Pinet and Venerante Landry), Ubald, Michel (m. Philomene Michaud of Van Buren, Maine).

 

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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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The Duvals | Pioneers of Caraquet

Amice Duval (son of Philippe Duval and Marie Huelin of the Jersey Islands) who had been married to Esther Rouet (daughter of Aaron Rouet and Jeanne Sutherland were married in St. Brelade (Jersey) arrived in Caraquet in the late 1850s to work on the construction of the church. His wife didn’t accompany him but his nephew John Duval (son of Philippe Duval and Jeanne Rouet)  did and settled down in Caraquet with a wife he found locally – Elisabeth LeCouteur (daughter of Jean Lecouteur and Marie Blanche Chiasson of Miscou). This line had no issue, however another son of Philippe Duval and Jeanne Rouet) called Georges Duval also settled locally and married Veronique Paulin (daughter of Francois-D’Assise Paulin and Veronique Hache). Continue reading

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The Landrys | Pioneers of Caraquet

Alexis Landry (son of Jean Landry and Claire LeBlanc of Grand-pre, Acadia) and his wife Marie Theriault (daughter of Jean Theriault and Madeleine Bourg, also Acadians) are one of the foremost early pioneer couples of Caraquet. They had been married in 1744.

This couple had many children: Anselme (m. Marie Brideau, daughter of Louis Brideau and Marie-Therese Thomas), Anne (m. Pierre Thibodeau), Agathe (m. Joseph Dugas, son of Charles Dugas and Anne Leblanc), Continue reading

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The Doirons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Zacharie Doiron was the son of Charles Doiron and Madeleine Thibodeau of Port Royal, Acadia. He married Anne LeVicaire (daughter of Pierre LeVicaire and Francoise Rousseau)  and together they had    children. They were: Madeleine (m. Jean-Baptiste Lavache, son of Honore Lavache and Madeleine Daigle) and then Michel Poirier, Marie (m. Francois Duguay (son of Francois Duguay and Madeleine Chapadeau and then Joseph Comeau, formerly married to Genevieve Thibodeau),  Charles (m. Angelique Bouthillier), Claire (m. Joseph Duguay, son of Francois Duguay and Madeleine Chapadeau and then Simon Arsenault, first married to Marie Melanson), Isabelle (m. Jacques Loiselle, son of Robert-Julien Loiselle and Julienne Pera), Jean-Baptiste (m. Rose Bouthillier, daughter of Rene Bouthillier and Genevieve Chiasson), Rosalie (m. Basile Gallien, son of Adrien Gallien and Marguerite Duguay), Marie Ursule (m. Luc Godin, son of Jean-Baptise Godin and Rosalie Theriault),  Hilaire (m. Marie Chiasson, daughter of Pierre Chiasson and Marguerite Duguay and then Marie Lanteigne (daughter of Louis Lanteigne and Luce LeBrasseur)  and finally Isaac (m. Marguerite Lanteigne, daughter of Louis Lanteigne and Luce LeBrasseur). Continue reading

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