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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 Gionets | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Caraquet history

 

The first Gionets to settle in Caraquet were Francois Gionet and his first wife Marie LeVicaire (daughter of Pierre LeVicaire and Francoise Rousseau). Their children were: Pierre (m. Anne Robert dit LeBreton, daughter of Pierre Francois dit LeBreton and Therese Boise and then Marguerite Frigault, daughter of Pierre Frigault and Josette Bouthillier), Genevieve (m. Nicolas Chiasson, son of Joseph Chiasson and Anne Hache), Francois (m. Marie Roussi, daughter of Leon Roussi and Anne Chapadeau), Marguerite (m. Francois Robert dit Lebreton, son of Francois Robert dit Lebreton and Continue reading

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The Frigaults | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

The first Frigaults in Caraquet were Pierre Frigault (probably born in France) and his wife Marie-Joseph dit Josette Bouthillier (daughter of Joseph Bouthillier and Angelique Giraud dit St. Jean). Their children were: Pierre Continue reading

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The Plourdes | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

The Caraquet Plourdes descend from the French-Canadian pioneering couple Rene Plourde and Jeanne Marguerite Berube. Two Plourde brothers (Beloni and Stanislas Plourde) who had married two sisters (Marguerite and Adelaide Jean) in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec eventually settled in Caraquet. Continue reading

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The Noels | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Samuel Noel (son of Jean Noel and Cecile Chiasson) and Victoire Pinet (daughter of Placide Noel and Marie-Angelique Roy) had the following children: Marie Adeline, Gustave (m. Madeleine Guignard, daughter of Charles Guignard and Marcelline Duguay), Ubald, Marie Adeline, Marie (m. Continue reading

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