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The Cormiers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Caraquet Cormier pioneersThe original Cormiers in Canada (Robert Cormier and Marie Theriault) came from La Rochelle, France. The earliest Cormier couples I have found in Caraquet are the three sons of Jean-Baptiste Cormier and Marie Theriault.

1. Alexis Cormier and Elisabeth Gauthier (daughter of Joseph Gauthier and Marguerite Bujold) had the following children: Joseph Alexis, Nicolas (m. Rosalie Hebert, daughter of Jean Hebert and Rose Cyr), FlorentJean-BaptisteThadeeElisabeth RebeccaJulienReine-ElisabethFredericVictoire (m. Jean-Baptiste Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie-Joseph Hebert). 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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The Savoies | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Savoie Genealogy | Shippegan early settlersThe first Savoies settled in the village of the Robichauds in an area that was eventually renamed Savoy Landing. The first settlers were Joseph Savoie and his first wife Isabelle Anastasie Robichaud (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Robichaud and Felicity Cyr) and his second wife Suzanne Roussel (widow of Jean Desroches). Continue reading

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The Duclos | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Duclos pioneer family of Shippegan, New Brunswick | Genealogy

Before arriving in Shippegan Pierre Duclos was from Bonaventure then Nepisiguit. His wife Marguerite Richard was born in St-Servan, Bretagne (France). She was the daughter of an Acadian exile (Pierre Richard) who had been born in Grand-Pre (Acadia) and been exiled to Virginia, then England, Saint-Malo, Saint-Sevan and finally Bonaventure. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Richards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi  

 

French Canadian Pioneers: The Richards of Quebec

 

Claude Richard | Charlotte Perigneau dit Lamarche

September 30th, 1776, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

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