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The Mallets | 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.

 

Caraquet history

 

Hubert Mallet (son of Jean Mallet and Anne-Marie Gionet) was born in Shippegan in 1819. He was married twice.

His first wife was Suzanne Leclerc (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Leclerc and Madeleine Thebault). They were married about 1842 and had the following children:

  • Clovis (born 1843)
  • Philomene (m. 1872, Maurice Comeau, son of Auguste Comeau and Adelaide Comeau)
  • Delphine (born 1847)
  • Oxibe (born 1849)
  • Eleonore (born about 1854)
  • Madeleine (born about 1856)
  • Melvina (born 1860)

Hubert and his second wife Marthe Witzell (formerly married to  Etienne Doucet) had no children.

 

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The Mallets | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


This is a series of micro posts about the pioneers of Shippagan in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. Each post is organized around initial information from Msg. Donat Robichaud’s Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan, supplemented with genealogical data from F. Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and is now being gradually enriched with information from other sources. These are mostly French-language sources and some aren’t easily available, so if you need more information please leave your questions in a comment box below  🙂

 

Jean Mallet (son of Francois Mallet and Marie Madeleine Larocque) and Marie Josephte Duguay (daughter of Rene Duguay and Marguerite LeBreton) emigrated to Shippagan about 1791 and they were the first Mallets to settle in Shippegan. Jean’s father Francois was from Bouillon (d’Avranches) while Jean’s mother was a daughter of Francois Larocque and Marguerite Caplan.

 

Jean and Marie-Josephte’s  children included:

  • Joseph (m. Felicite Gionet, daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie LeVicaire), 
  • Jean (m. Anne-Marie Gionet, daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie LeVicaire),
  • Claire-Helene, 
  • Thomas (m. Euphrosine Albert, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Albert and Therese Lanteigne),
  • Pierre (m. Luce Chiasson, daughter of Nicolas Chiasson and Genevieve Gionet)
  • Scolastique (m. Abraham Chiasson (son of Nicolas Chiasson and Genevieve Gionet),
  • Julien (m. Victoria Gionet, daughter of Francois Gionet and Marie LeVicaire),
  • Louis (m. Marie Thebeau, Laurent Chiasson’s widow).

 

 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

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