A Canadian Family

Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

The Godins | Pioneer Families 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).  Continue reading

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The Landrys | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

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) who 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). Continue reading

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The Paquets | Pioneer Families of 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. Their children included: Herman, Joseph (m. Louise Delagarde, daughter of Charles Delagarde and Venerande Robichaud), Michel Dosithe (m. Cesarine Sara Duguay, Continue reading

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The Degraces | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

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). Their children included: Rosalie (m. Antoine Doucet), Antoine (m. Francoise Boudreau), Marie (m. Michel Frenette), Raphael (m. Marie Doucet), Pierre (m. Adelaide Robichaud), Lucie (m. Charles Doucet), Rose (m. Romain Doucet), Ferdinand (m. Marie Doucet), David (m. Marie Doucet), Marguerite (m. Joseph Doucet), FrancoiseVenerandeCeleste (m. Aime Doucet). Continue reading

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The Bouchers | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

The first Bouchers in Shippegan were William Boucher (son of Desire Boucher and Cleante Lanteigne)  and Venerante Robichaud (widow of Charles DelaGarde). William and Venerante had the following offspring: M. Philomene, Joseph (m. Emilie Robichaud, daughter of Georges Robichaud and Philomene DeGrace and then Vitaline Hache, daughter of Israel Hache and Olive McGrath). 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. Continue reading

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The Alberts | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Isaac Albert (son of Isaac Albert and Osite Mailloux of Caraquet) and Marie Duguay (Germain Robichaud’s widow) were married in Shippegan in 1886. Their three daughters were (Sara (m. Elisee Gallant and Domithilde Poirier), Eugenie (m. Pierre Hebert, son of Joseph Hebert and Olive Mallet) and Cedile (m. Peter DeGrace and Constance Mallet).


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Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan



A – K


The Alberts of Shippegan

The Aylwards of Shippegan

The Blanchards of Shippegan Continue reading

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