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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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