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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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Pierre Paradis, Sharp tool maker | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

 

Pierre Paradis made sharp implements such as knives, scissors and razors. He was a Beauport pioneer and settled there in 1653. He was married to Barbe Guyon

 

 

Pierre Paradis made sharp implements such as knives, scissors and razors. He was a Beauport pioneer and settled there in 1653. He was married to Barbe Guyon. He died in Ile d’Orleans in 1675. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lamothes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

AMOTHE French Canadian Pioneers: The Lamothes of Quebec | Neuville, Quebec

 

Antoine Lamothe / de Laumet / Cadillac | Marie-Therese Guyon

June 25th, 1687 Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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St. Constant Cemetery | Boulerice, Guyon, Yelle

 

1894 ROMEO GUYON 1948

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1897 ALDEA YELLE 1954

1856 JOSEPH GUYON 1953

1932 DENIS GUYON 1993

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1936 THERESE BOULERICE

 

 

 


 

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Francois Belanger, Stonemason | A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Index: A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

A Portrait Gallery of Traditional Quebec Life, Trades & Professions

Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers | The Delagardes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

 

Leonard Delagarde / Potvin  |  Marie-Louise Dion dit Guyon

November 12th, 1756  Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Colins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

 

Jacques Colin  | Marie-Genevieve Lemieux

January 28th, 1771 Montmagny Continue reading

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