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The Boudreaus | 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.

 

 

 

The Boudreaus were one of the founding families of Acadia and one of them – Michel Boudreau – was Port Royal’s lieutenant-general in 1686. Continue reading

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The Doirons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

 

Zacharie Doiron was the son of Charles Doiron and Madeleine Thibodeau of Port Royal, Acadia. He married Anne LeVicaire (daughter of Pierre LeVicaire and Francoise Rousseau) about 1770  and together they had a very large family. Continue reading

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Melanson, Theriault | St. Simon & St. Jude

Index: St. Simon & St. Jude – Grande Anse

Index: New Brunswick Cemeteries

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

St.Simon & St.Jude Cemetery – Grande Anse, New Brunswick | Melanson, Theriault Genealogy

 

Elizabeth Melanson

1853 – 1943

epouse de

Marcin Theriault

 


Notes

I found this marriage in the registers of Ste-Famille parish (Bathurst, N.B.). Marcin Theriault was said to have been from New Bandon while Elizabeth Melanson was from the parish of Bathurst. The marriage took place on February 12th, 1872.

 


 

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Index: St. Simon & St.Jude Cemetery – Grande Anse, New Brunswick –

Grand anse general view

 

A few years ago I spent some time touring many of the cemeteries of Gloucester Country, New Brunswick and now I’m ready to share my photographs with those of you who have an interest in the Acadians of the Caraquet area, but who can’t make it up there yourselves!

 


 

Aube, Agnes

 

Bertin, Ida Continue reading

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