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The Martins | 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.


Fidele Theriault lists two early Martin pioneers – the brothers Jean-Baptiste Martin and Marcel Martin. Their parents were Beloni Martin and Angelique Pelletier. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Martins of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

Index: Filles du Roi

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Martin + Bezier, Chabot, Dupont, Dupuis, Filles du Roi, Gaillard, Goyer, Langlois, Levasseur, Martin Native Mi'kmaq, Martin Native Mohawk Iroquois, Martin Native surname, Martin Native Tuscarora, Nolan, Piette, Pontonnier | LOCATIONS: Dieppe, St-Joseph-de-Beauce, Quebec, Montreal, St-Francois-du-Lac, La Prairie, Chateau-Richer, St-Laurent | Vintage b/w postcard of the Hotel Martin in Farnham, Quebec


Abraham Martin / L’Ecossais | Langlois, Marguerite

About 1616, Dieppe Continue reading

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