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The Blaquieres | 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

 

The Caraquet Blaquieres descend from Pierre Blaquiere (son of Maxime Blaquiere of Matapedia) and his first wife Marie Jeannette Doiron (daughter of Christin Doiron and Sara LeBouthillier) and his second wife Christine Ferguson (widow of Jules Lanteigne). Continue reading

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The Doucets | 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  🙂

 

 

I descend from the Shippegan Doucets through my maternal grandmother. Continue reading

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The Delagardes | 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 Delagardes - founding family of Shippegan [Baie des Chaleurs, New Brunswick)

 

Charles Delagarde was a Protestant from the Jersey Islands who converted to Catholicism to marry Venerante Robichaud. Continue reading

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The Trudels | 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 Trudels | Genealogy of founding families of Shippegan

 

The Shippegan Trudels came from the Trudels of St Gregoire de Nicolet (Quebec). Two Trudel brothers had become priests in Prince Edward Island and several of their relatives followed them. Eventually one of their sisters (Hortense) married a McNally and settled in Shippegan. Afterwards others followed including Camille Trudel who married Emilienne Poirier. Continue reading

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The Godins | 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  🙂

 

New Brunswick founding families - The Godins of Shippegan

 

There are three early Godin couples in Shippegan – Alexandre Godin (prob. the son of Pierre Godin  and Ann Robertson) and Anne DeGrace, Pierre Godin (son of Jean-Baptiste Godin and Rosalie Theriault) and Anne Robertson (daughter of James Robertson and Helene Morrison).

Alexandre Godin and Anne DeGrace‘s children included:

Alexandre,

William (m. Philomene McLaughlin, daughter of Robert McLaughlin and Martha LeBreton),

  • Anne, 
  • Felicite Godin (m. Micael LeBreton, son of William LeBreton and Marguerite Basque),
  • Marie (m. Joseph Bernard (son of Joseph Bernard and Marie Gallant),
  • Philomene (m. Ferdinand Losier, son of Prosper Losier and Susanne Robichaud),
  • Joseph (m. Helene Robinson, daughter of Thomas Robinson and Olive Brault),
  • Pierre, 
  • Eugene,
  • Lange, 
  • Luce, 
  • Francois

 

Pierre Godin and Anne Robertson‘s children were:

  • James (m. Philomene Hache, daughter of Sebastien Hache and Marthe Chiasson),
  • Pierre (m. Marie Leger).

 

 

Related Posts

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

The Degraces of Shippegan

The Godins of Shippegan

The Robichauds of Shippegan

French-Canadian Pioneers: The Godins of Quebec

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 

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The Landrys | 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  🙂

Landry early settlers of Shippegan, New Brunswick

 

The Landrys of Shippegan descend from these two couples.

1. Arcade Landry (son of Michel Landry and Marie Breau) and Emergence Robichaud, daughter of Dosithe Robichaud and Priscille St. Pierre).

They had the following children:

  • Marie (m. Martin J Robichaud),
  • Georgina (married Osias DeGrace, daughter of James DeGrace and Suzanne Allain),
  • Frank (m. Valerie J. Robichaud),
  • Priscille (m. Theodore DeGrace).

2. Pascal Landry and Madeleine Marguerite Leclerc. 

Their children were:

  • Veronique,
  • Maxime,
  • Luc (m. Venerante Laplante, daughter of Michel Laplante and Reine Robichaud.

 

3.There is a third Landry who appears in various documents – Paul Landry.

He and his first wife Marie Lanteigne had the following children:

  • Helene,
  • Pascal,
  • Thomas,
  • James.
  • Paul,

His second wife Sara Mallet gave birth to these children:

  • Gustave,
  • Sara,
  • Marguerite,
  • Marie,
  • Elisabeth

 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Landrys of Quebec

Index: Headstones of Ste-Anne-du-Bocage Cemetery

Index: Headstones of Simon & St.Jude Cemetery

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

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The Paquets | 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  🙂

 

Packet family genealogy | New Brunswick pioners - Shippegan

 

Jean Baptiste Paquet (son of Augustin Paquet and Catherine Tourangeau) was from St. Roch, Quebec. Jean Baptiste married Mary Marguerite Knowles (daughter of George Knowles of Norfolk, England and M. Marguerite Hudon dit Beaulieu and the couple arrived in Shippegan around 1837.

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The Degraces | 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  🙂

 

Degrace pioneer family of Shippegan, New Brunswick

 

The Shippegan Degraces (also spelled De Grasse, de Grace and Gras) descend from Antoine Degrace of Bathurst and Angelique Ache. Angelique was the daughter of Joseph Ache and Madeleine Doucet of Bathurst while Antoine was the son of Joseph Gras and Madeleine Poujade of Palma (Majorica, a Spanish island in the Mediterranean). Continue reading

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The Bouchers | 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 Boucher founding family of Shippegan (Chaleurs Bay, New Brunswick)

 

The first Bouchers in Shippegan were William Boucher (son of Desire Boucher and Cleante Lanteigne)  and Venerante Robichaud (widow of Charles DelaGarde). William’s parents were from Caraquet and descended from Joseph Boucher and Elisabeth Martin whose offspring settled in Caraquet, Bathurst, Couctouche and then Grande-Anse, Inkerman and as stated above, Shippegan.

 

William and Venerante had the following offspring:

  • M. Philomene,
  • Joseph (m. Emilie Robichaud, daughter of Georges Robichaud and Philomene DeGrace
  • Vitaline Hache, daughter of Israel Hache and Olive McGrath).

 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Bouchers of Quebec

The Delagardes of Shippegan

The Robichauds of Shippegan

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

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The Alberts | 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 the comment box below  🙂

 

The Albert family - pioneers of Shippegan | New Brunswick Genealogy

 

Isaac Albert, son of Isaac Albert Albert and Osite Mailloux of Caraquet, first married Marie Chiasson, daughter of Augustin Chiasson and Marie Lanteigne in 1845. Osite died in 1882, and Isaac Albert later married Marie Duguay (Germain Robichaud’s widow) in Shippegan on October 11th, 1886.  Continue reading

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