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The Leclercs | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

 

The earliest couples named Leclerc in Shippagan were Edouard Leclerc (m. Elisabeth Mallet, daughter of Joseph Mallet and Phoebe Duguay) and later (m. Marie Roussel, daughter of Henri Roussel and Melanie Basque) and finally (m. Catherine Robichaud, daughter of Dosithe Robichaud and Judith Chiasson) and Georges Leclerc (m. Louise Mallet, daughter of Euloge Mallet and Marie Theriault)

The Leclerc brothers were both sons of Joseph Leclerc and Marie Chiasson.

 

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.


 

 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Leclercs of Quebec

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

 

 

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The Dukes | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

Richard Duke and Sara Leger are the founding Duke couple in Shippegan. Their children included: Johnny (m. Elisabeth Noel, widow of Oxibe Hache), Elisabeth Betsie (m. David Cowhic, a widower from New Bandon), Catherine (m. George James Chiverton, son of George Chiverton and Eliza Catherine Alexander)Année (m. George Guignard, widower of Caroline Forbes), Richard (m. Salome Chiasson, daughter of Jean Chiasson and Pelagie Doiron), Mary Jane ( m. Pierre Roy, son of Joseph Roy and Marie Doucet), Joseph (m. Marie Guignard, daughter of Michel Guignard and Archange Hache).

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.


 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

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The Haches | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

Most of the earliest Haches in Shippegan descended from Louis Hache and Anne Chiasson who settled in Shippagan with their three sons Joseph, Jean-Bte and Louis. Most branches of the family moved on to other areas but Robichaud gives details about one branch that were present at the time of the 1871 census.

Bruno Hache (son of Jean-Baptiste and Francoise Hache-Gallant) and Marie Robichaud (daughter of David Robichaud and Rebecca Savoie) were married in 1829 and are the founding Haches of Shippegan. Continue reading

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The Paulins (aka Poulin) | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

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 who had the following children: Alphonse (m. Continue reading

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The Guignards (Dignards) | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

The earliest Guignard couple in Shippegan were Michel or Pierre Guignard (son of Pierre Guignard and Genevieve Mignier dit Lagace of Kamouraska (Quebec) and 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.

 

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.


 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Guignards of Quebec

The Guignards | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Mignier Lagaces | France – QC – NB

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

 

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The Doucets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

I descend from the Shippegan Doucets through my maternal grandmother.

Etienne Stephen Doucet (son of Etienne Doucet and Marie Landry) of Caraquet married Marthe Witzell (daughter of William Witzell and Mary Topham) on February 18th, 1833. The couple lived near the Shippegan pier on a plot of land obtained from Marthe’s father. In 1851 they sold the land to Charles Delagarde and moved to Pointe Brule. Continue reading

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Blanchard Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

The earliest Blanchards I have found in Grande-Anse were Jean-Baptiste Blanchard and his wife Genevieve Landry. The couple were from Caraquet  and were married there on November 23rd, 1824. His parents were Isidore Blanchard and Isabelle Leger while she was the daughter of Anselme Landry and Marie Brideau. Continue reading

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The Gionets | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Caraquet history

 

The first Gionets to settle in Caraquet were Francois Gionet and his first wife Marie LeVicaire (daughter of Pierre LeVicaire and Francoise Rousseau). Their children were: Pierre (m. Anne Robert dit LeBreton, daughter of Pierre Francois dit LeBreton and Therese Boise and then Marguerite Frigault, daughter of Pierre Frigault and Josette Bouthillier), Genevieve (m. Nicolas Chiasson, son of Joseph Chiasson and Anne Hache), Francois (m. Marie Roussi, daughter of Leon Roussi and Anne Chapadeau), Marguerite (m. Francois Robert dit Lebreton, son of Francois Robert dit Lebreton and Continue reading

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