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Theriault Isaac /Landry Philomene N.B. 1899 | Evelyn in Montreal

Anna Baillargeon said:

Am looking for my Theriault line-
Great-Grandparents are Isaac Theriault and Philomene Landry-married Jan. 9, 1899 in Grande-Anse, NB. Would like to trace it back to Jehan (Jean) our direct ancestor.Thanks.

Information (excerpts from correspondence)

You series of messages seems to be discussing the following lines for which there is complete information (dates,deaths,marriages etc.)in Fidele Theriault’s fine book ‘Les Familles de Caraquet’ which you absolutely have to consult if that’s where your family is from. Here is a brief summary of what he has: 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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French Canadian Pioneers: The Landrys of Quebec

 

Alexis Landry | Marie-Sarah Leblanc

February 2nd, 1796, Carleton

[Occ. fisherman] Continue reading

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The Landrys | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

The Landrys of Shippegan descend from these two couples.

1. Arcade Landry (son of Michel Landry and Marie Breau) and Emergence Robichaud, daughter of Dosithe Robichaud and Priscille St. Pierre) who had the following children: Marie (m. Martin J Robichaud), Georgina (married Osias DeGrace, daughter of James DeGrace and Suzanne Allain), Frank (m. Valerie J. Robichaud), Priscille (m. Theodore DeGrace). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Vadeboncoeurs of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Jean Vadeboncoeur / Bireau / Birot | Marie-Jeanne Ondoyer

August 16th, 1729, Montreal (Notre-Dame)

[Occ. mil. troupes de la Marine, Perigny Continue reading

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The Robichauds | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Jean Baptiste Robichaud (son of Joseph Robichaud and Claire Leblanc) and Felicity Cyr (daughter of Jean Cyr and Marie Josephte Hebert) founded the Robichaud line in Shippegan. They were Acadian refugees who had ended up in St-Malo (Bretagne, France) and who were then able to make their way back to Prince Edward Island (Canada) on one of Robin’s ships. Continue reading

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Valea Landry (Ozebe & Annie Landry) | Guillaume, Madeleine | Grande Anse

Reader Louise Dumais Colby of Atlanta (Georgia, U.S.A.) is the grand-daughter of Valea Landry (m.Dumais) of Somersworth. Valea’s parents were Ozebe and Annie Landry.

She left the following message. If anyone out there knows anything about these people she mentions please leave a message in the comment box below and I’ll put you in contact with her –

We used to go to Grande Anse NB in the late 1950s and visit Uncle Guillaume and Aunt Madeleine (who I thought was part Indian). Could this be the same family?

Thank you!

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Possible Connection

There is a delayed Registration of Birth for a Guillaume Landry and Madeline Theriault of Grand Anse for a daughter – Mary Marguerite  Bernadette Landry (April 15, 1908). The original document can be found here –

http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/GovRecs/VISSE/141A1b.aspx?culture=en-CA&guid=C124F33B-13D5-4402-A4E8-E243AF4F69C7

This is probably the family in the 1911 CDN census (New Brunswick, Gloucester, New Bandon). The couple Guillaume and Madeleine have his parents DOCITHE and Marie LANDRY living with them.

41 146 Landry Guillaume M Head M Feb 1884 27
42 146 Landry Madeleine F Wife M Feb 1886 25
43 146 Landry Bernadette F Daughter S Apr 1908 3
44 146 Landry Annette F Daughter S Sep 1908 2
correction exists icon 45 146 Landry Docithé M Father M May 1842 69
46 146 Landry Marie F Mother M Sep 1847 63
47 146 Landry Marguerite F Sister S Feb 1887 24

And this appears to be the same people in the 1901 CDN census (New Brunswick, Gloucester, New Bandon), though in this case the parents are the heads of household and their son is a dependant.

39 66 Landry Dosithé M Head M May 4 1843
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40 66 Landry Marie F Wife M Sep 17 1848
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41 66 Landry Aurelie F Daughter S Apr 11 1882
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42 66 Landry Guillaume M Son S Mar 1 1884
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43 66 Landry Marguerite F Daughter S Feb 13 1887
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Going back another 20 years (CDN Census 1881), we find a Dosithe and Marie Landry living in New Bandon (Grand Anse) with their 6 children including an  OSCIBE LANDRY – perhaps Ozebe? Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers | The Leblancs of Quebec

 Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Leblanc Family Tree | Quebec Leblanc Genealogy

Francois Leblanc/Blanc | Marie-Anne Bourgault

February 19th, 1759, Contrecoeur

[Occ. military, troupes de Montcalm, Royal-Roussillon, Lavalette] Continue reading

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Landry | Paquetville

Dassise Landry

25 Jun 1939

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