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The Chiassons | 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. If you don’t have access to the book you can contact me for extra information by leaving a comment underneath this post.

 

 

The Chiassons are one of the oldest Acadian families in Canada. The Caraquet Chiassons descend from  Guyon Chiasson dit Lavallee (son of Pierre Chiasson and Marie Peroche of La Rochelle, France) and Marie Belliveau (daughter of Antoine Belliveau and Andree Guyon) who were married in Port-Royal, Acadia about 1665. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Leveilles of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

Beauport Quebec

 

Charles Leveille / Renou | Marie Georget

September 17th, 1748 Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Denis of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Denis + Bonaventure, Filles du Roi, Fontaine, Lapierre, Laroche, Tourangeau LOCATIONS Quebec, L'Ange Gardien, Ste-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere, Riviee St. Jean, Tours (France) | Vintage b/w photograph of Varenne, Quebec presbytery (Presbytère de Varennes)

 

Claude-Elisabeth Denis/ Denys/Bonaventure | Louise Marguerite Denys de la Ronde

November 25th, 1748, Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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