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The LeBretons | 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.


Charles (also known as Emmanuel) and Marie Henriette Le Breton are the earliest known couple. Continue reading

October 30, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , , | Leave a comment

French Canadian Pioneers: The Lebretons of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec




Bertrand Le Breton / Courtois / Courtet | Marie Halay

August 24th, 1671 Quebec (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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