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French Canadian Pioneers | The Pinets of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

 

Pierre Pinet  |  Marguerite Michaud

February 18th, 1765 Kamouraska Continue reading

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The Parises | Pioneers of Caraquet

 Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

The Parise pioneering couple descended from Quebeckers from St-Louis-de-Kamouraska. Michel-Ignace Parise was the son of Gilles Parise and Julienne Chevrier of Paris, France. He married  Angelique Michaud, daughter of Pierre Michaud and Madeleine Lalime Thibodeau. Their children included: Genevieve, Michel (m. Marie Albert, daughter of Gabriel Albert and Genevieve Bouthillier), Angelique, Marie, Rosalie, Louis, Remi and finally Agathe. Michel-Ignace’s son Michel Parise married Marie Albert (daughter of Gabriel Albert and Genevieve Bouthillier). Continue reading

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The Gagnons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

 

Michel Gagnon was a Quebecker who arrived in Caraquet in the mid 19th century and married Marie-Anne Theriault (daughter of Jean-Baptiste Theriault and Marie Hache).  Their children were: Sophie, Marie, Sophie, Joseph (m. Anne Pinet, widow of Jules Morais), Jean-Baptiste Gagnon, Frederic (m. Mathilde Pinet, daughter of Anthime Pinet and Venerante Landry), Ubald, Michel (m. Philomene Michaud of Van Buren, Maine). Continue reading

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The Alberts | Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: Caraquet, New Brunswick

Gabriel Albert’s origin is unknown but it’s believed that he came from the Quebec Alberts and was one of a group of Quebec fishermen who came to fish in Chaleurs Bay. What is certain  is that Gabriel Albert married Genevieve Bouthillier (daughter of Joseph Bouthillier and Angelique Giraud dit Saint-Jean) in about 1751. Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Chasses of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

 

Jean Chasse / Chassey  |  Marie-Josephe Migneau

June 27th, 1735 Kamouraska Continue reading

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