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The Dukes | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

Richard Duke and Sara Leger are the founding Duke couple in Shippegan. Their children included: Johnny (m. Elisabeth Noel, widow of Oxibe Hache), Elisabeth Betsie (m. David Cowhic, a widower from New Bandon), Catherine (m. George James Chiverton, son of George Chiverton and Eliza Catherine Alexander)Année (m. George Guignard, widower of Caroline Forbes), Richard (m. Salome Chiasson, daughter of Jean Chiasson and Pelagie Doiron), Mary Jane ( m. Pierre Roy, son of Joseph Roy and Marie Doucet), Joseph (m. Marie Guignard, daughter of Michel Guignard and Archange Hache).

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.


 

 

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The Doucets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

 

I descend from the Shippegan Doucets through my maternal grandmother.

Etienne Stephen Doucet (son of Etienne Doucet and Marie Landry) of Caraquet married Marthe Witzell (daughter of William Witzell and Mary Topham) on February 18th, 1833. The couple lived near the Shippegan pier on a plot of land obtained from Marthe’s father. In 1851 they sold the land to Charles Delagarde and moved to Pointe Brule. Continue reading

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The Cormiers | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

Caraquet Cormier pioneers

 

The 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 Lanteignes | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Louis Lanteigne and Marguerite Chapadeau were the first Lanteignes to settle in Caraquet. Louis Lanteigne was a fisherman and is believed to have been the son of Jean-Nicolas Lanteigne and Marie Giraud de Verey, France. Marguerite Chapadeau was the daughter of Joannis Chapadeau Continue reading

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The Heberts | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

The Caraquet Heberts are from Acadia. Joseph Hebert (son of Charles Hebert and Catherine Saulnier) had married Marie-Joseph Vincent (daughter of Jean Vincent and Isabelle Michel) in Port-Lavoie (Saint Jean Island) and the couple arrived in Caraquet in the 1760s.  Their son Joseph Hebert married Theotiste Doucet and had a son Joseph Hebert who married Anne Chiasson (daughter of Pierre Chiasson and Marguerite Duguay). Continue reading

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