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Natives, French Canadians & Acadians

The Plourdes | Pioneers of Caraquet

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 Jeans | Pioneers of Caraquet

The earliest Caraquet Jeans were from a group who came from Quebec at the end of the 1830s in the midst of a severe economic crisis. They settled in various communities in the area. The Caraquet founding couple were Pierre Jean (son of Regis Jean and Marie-Joseph Gauvin) who had married Rosalie Rose Lepage (daughter of Antoine Lepage and Catherine Nolet) while still in Trois-Pistoles, Quebec.

They had the following children: Marguerite (m. Beloni Plourde, prob. the son of Stanislas Plourde and Perpetue Hudon fit Beaulieu), Adelaide (m. Stanislas Plourde, son of Pierre Plourde and Perpetue Hudon dit Beaulieu), David (m. Seraphie Barry, daughter of John Barry and Marie Gionet), Continue reading

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The Heberts | Pioneers of Caraquet

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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The Pelletiers | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Pelletier - early pioneers in Chaleurs Bay, New Brunswick | Shippegan genealogy

Lambert Pelletier (son of Athanase Pelletier and Marie Claire Jean) and his second wife Julie St. Pierre (daughter of Joseph Dessein sit St Pierre and Julie Levesque) were from Quebec. Lambert first appears in the Shippegan records in 1839 when he’s mentioned as a carpenter and later as he sets up a sawmill. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Richards of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Claude Richard | Charlotte Perigneau dit Lamarche

September 30th, 1776, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ.-] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Jeans of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Jean + Bussiere, Campagna, Chaille, Dandurand, Favreau, Gagnet, Gateau, Jean, Pelletier LOCATIONS: Montmagny, Quebec, Neuville, La Rochelle, St-Pierre (Ile-d,Orleans), Lachine

 

Alexis (Claude-Alexis) Jean / Latulippe | Marie-Genevieve Dandurand

May 9th, 1758, Montmagny

[Occ. military, troupes de la Marine] Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Bourgets of Quebec

Pointe-de-Levy Quebec, 1833 | Bourget Surname Pioneers

Pierre Bourget / Bourgeois / Lavallee  | Marie Jean
January 11th, 1691, Pointe-de-Levy

[Occ. cooper]

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Lacroixs of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec


Lacroix Family Tree | Quebec Lacroix Genealogy

Christophe Lacroix / Fevrier / Feburier | Marie Martin

November 16th, 1671, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. military, Carignan-Saliere, La Fouille]

Marie was a Fille du Roy (see 2nd note below) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Turgeons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers 

Quebec City Chateau Frontenac

 

Charles Turgeon | Pasquiere Lefebvre

about 1649, Mortagne-au-Perche

[Occ.-] Continue reading

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