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The Beaulieus | Pioneers 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.

Caraquet Pioneers

 

Olivier Beaulieu was probably from Kamouraska (Quebec) and is believed to have been  A fisherman. These Beaulieus descend from three marriages: Olivier Beaulieu and his first wife Marguerite Laviolette, and second wife Scholastique Mallet, daughter of Jean Mallet and Anne Gionet) and his third wife Henriette Martin (previously married to Pierre Allaire). Continue reading

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The Roussels | 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  🙂

Roussel Genealogy | founding family of Shippegan, New Brunswick

 

The founding Roussels in Goulet were Simon Roussel (son of Didier Roussel and Madeleine Hache) who married Barbe Thebeau (daughter of Mathurin Thebeau and Catherine Duval) on February 21st, 1814.

Their children included:

  • Basile (m. Sara Mallet),
  • Anne,
  • Lazare (m. Marie McGrath, daughter of Urbain McGrath and Euphorisme Brideau) and probably the
  • Henri Roussel  who married Celanie or Melanie Pelagie Basque.

 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

The Mallets of Shippegan

The Roussels of Shippegan

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 

 

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The Goupils | 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  🙂

 

Goupil family genealogy | Chaleurs Bay, Shippegan genealogy

 

Joseph Goupil (son of Joseph Goupil and his third wife Barbe Poulin, daughter of Louis Poulin and Helene Chiasson)  and his first wife Cordule Brideau had the following children:

  • Anne,
  • Elisee,
  • Dina,
  • Pierre,
  • Charlotte (m. Osias Duguay),
  • Theotiste,
  • Victoire (m. Luc Lanteigne, son of Michel Lanteigne and Virginie Savoie)

 

Joseph Goupil (son of Joseph Goupil and  Barbe Poulin) and his second wife Rose St Coeur had these children:

  • Xavier (m. Marguerite Godin),
  • Louise (m. Isaac Robert, son of Pierre Robert and Emelie Albert),
  • Laurent (m. Domine Savoie, daughter of Daniel Savoie and Clotilde St Pierre),
  • Remi (m. Catherine Mallet),
  • Theodore,
  • Marie,
  • Domine (m. Michel Chiasson, son of Laurent Chiasson and Marguerite Caissie).

 

Related Posts

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

The Alberts of Shippegan

The Chiassons of Shippegan

The Godins of Shippegan

The Lanteignes of Caraquet

The Mallets of Shippegan

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chikpagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.

 

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The Courtes | 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  🙂

 

Courtes Courtoie family - first settlers of Chaleurs Bay, Shippegan New Brunswick

 

Donat Robichaud says that the Shippegan Courtes are believed to be descended from the Paspebiac, Quebec Courtais line who came originally from Bretagne (France). The Shippegan first couple are Edouard Courte and Prudence Duguay and they are first recorded in the census records from 1861 and 1871.

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The Chiassons | 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  🙂

Chiasson pioneers of Shippegan, Miscou and Lameque | New Brunswick Genealogy

 

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 Continue reading

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The Davids | 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  🙂

David family pioneers of Shippegan, Baie des Chaleurs, New Brunswick | Genealogy

 

The David ancestors came from the Gaspesie. The founding Shippegan couple were Francois David (son of Francois David and Henriette Albert) and Henriette Albert.

That couple had the following children:

  • Henriette (m. Gervais Mallet),
  • Delphine Adele (m. Levi Mallet, son of Firmin Mallet and Marie Breau),
  • Prudente (m. Sylvain, son of Michel Aylward and Elisabeth Doucet), Natalie (m. William, son of Michel Aylward and Elisabeth Doucet),
  • David,
  • Francois, (m. Celina Dignard, daughter of Rufin Dignard and Madeleine Grenier).

 

 

Related Posts

The Davids | Pioneers of Caraquet 

French Canadian Pioneers: The Davids of Quebec

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 

 

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The Aylwards | 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  🙂

Aylward founding family of Shippegan | New Brunswick Genealogy

 

The first Aylward in Shippegan was the Irishman Michael Aylward who married Elisabeth Doucet. You can find more extensive information on the whole lineage in my previous post – The Irish Aylwards of Shippagan, New Brunswick. Continue reading

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