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Natives, French Canadians, Acadians

The Doirons | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

The Doirons are a relatively late settlers in Shippegan. Jean Baptiste Doiron (son of Adrien Doiron and Domitilde Lanteigne) and Agnes Chiasson (daughter of Prospere Chiasson and Madeleine Caissie) had the following children: Joseph Aime (m. Agnes Chiasson, duaghter of Honore Chiasson and Virginie Brideau), Andre (m. Henriette Duguay, daughter of Osias Duguay and Charlotte Goupil),  Continue reading

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The Courtes | Pioneers Families of Shippegan

Donat Robichaud says that the Shippegan Courtes are believed to be descended from the Paspebiac, Quebec Courtais line who came originally from Bretagne (France). The Shippegan first couple are Edouard Courte and Prudence Duguay and they are first recorded in the census records from 1861 and 1871. their children were: Didyme (m. Philomene Chiasson, daughter of Tranquille Chiasson), Continue reading

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The Chiassons | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

This line of Chiassons became pioneers all around the area including Shippegan, Miscou, Lameque and Caraquet. The Shippegan founding couple were Nicolas Chiasson (son of Joseph Chiasson and Anne Hache) and Genevieve Gionet Gionais (daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie LeVicaire who had arrived originally from Prince Edward Island and were married in Caraquet in 1784. The first mention of this couple in Shippegan is from 1809 when they occupied a piece of land in the centre of the village. There’s even a stream named after then called “Ruisseau a Nicolas” (Nicolas’ Stream). Continue reading

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The Aylwards | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

The first Aylward in Shippegan was the Irishman Michael Aylward who married Elisabeth Doucet. You can find more extensive information on the whole lineage in my previous post – The Irish Aylwards of Shippagan, New Brunswick.  Here is the first generation: Marguerite (m. John Witzell, John (m. 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 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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The Mallets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Jean Mallet (son of Francois Mallet and Marie Madeleine Larocque) and Marie Josephte Duguay (daughter of Rene Duguay and Marguerite LeBreton) emigrated to Shippagan about 1791 and they were the first Mallets to settle in Shippegan. Jean’s father Francois was from Bouillon (d’Avranches) while Jean’s mother was a daughter of Francois Larocque and Marguerite Caplan. Continue reading

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Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

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The Alberts of Shippegan

The Aylwards of Shippegan

The Blanchards of Shippegan Continue reading

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The Duguays | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Francois Duguay (son of Rene Duguay and Marguerite Lebreton of Paspebiac) and Madeleine Chapados (daughter of Jean Chapados and Catherine Larocque) are the Duguay founding couple in Shippagan, New Brunswick. Francois had arrived in Shippagan in 1791 with his brother Jacquot Duguay (m. Veronique Chapados) and brother-in-law Jean Mallet. They were among those in the Acadian Diaspora who had fled from Pisiquit, towards Restigouche and finally Shippagan. Continue reading

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