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The Gagnons | Pioneers of Caraquet

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet


These micro posts present the first generations 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.

 

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, (born 1855)
  • Marie, (born 1857)
  • Sophie, (born 1859)
  • Joseph (m. 1883,  Anne Pinet, widow of Jules Morais),
  • Jean-Baptiste Gagnon, (born 1864)
  • Frederic (m. 1896,  Mathilde Pinet, daughter of Anthime Pinet and Venerante Landry),
  • Ubald, (born 1871)
  • Michel (m.1912, Philomene Michaud of Van Buren, Maine).

 

 


Notes: Mgr Donat Robichaud Genealogical and Historical Research Collection (FR) [Gagnon, Mrs Adrien, 1950, 40th Wedding Anniversary of Joseph Friolet and Marie Anne Gallien. Children:  Four sons: Gérard (Bas-Caraquet), Antonin (Fredericton), Louis Philippe (Hoover, Ont.), Fortunat (Bas-Caraquet). Five daughters: Hedwidge (Mrs. Léon Lanteigne d’Adamsville); Adrienne (Sister Marie Paule de Jésus. F.m.a., Campbellton); Gemma (Mrs. Ovila Brousseau, of Beauport, PQC); Edmonde (Mrs Adrien Gagnon d’Edmundston); Jeannine of Edmundston.]  [Gagnon, Bertha Mrs,1939, Haut-Carraquet, Mrs. Jean-Louis Dugas of Lowell, Mass., with her family: Thérèse Georges, Roger, Yvette, Rita and Armand as well as her sister Mrs. Adélard Dugas from the same place with her family Mrs. Berthe Gagnon, Claire, Marguerite, Jeannette and Robert  came to visit their elderly mother the widow of Agapit Cormier, as well as their brothers and sisters (Georges and Edmond Cormier, Mrs. Sylvester Cormier, Charles Poirier, Jean-Louis Godin and Edmond Foulem]

 


 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

 

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Gagnons of Quebec

 

External Links

Gagnons in the 1881 Census – Caraquette

Gagnons in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

NB Vital Records – Gagnons in Gloucester County 

 

 

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The Landrys | 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 history

 

Alexis Landry (son of Jean Landry and Claire LeBlanc of Grand-pre, Acadia) and his wife Marie Theriault (daughter of Jean Theriault and Madeleine Bourg, also Acadians) are one of the foremost early pioneer couples of Caraquet. They had been married in 1744.

This couple had many children:

  • Anselme (m. Marie-Therese Brideau, daughter of Louis Brideau and Marie-Therese Thomas)
    • Ursule (m. 1828, Tracadie, Joseph Benoit, son of Antoine Benoit and Marie Savoie of Tracadie. *Ursule was the earliest known Tracadie case of leprosy)
    • Simon (m. 1804, Genevieve Hache, daughter of Joseph Hache and Madeleine Doucet)
    • Isaac 
    • Marie Elisabeth Isabelle (m. about 1800, Firmin Benoit, son of Antoine Benoit and Marie Savoie of Tracadie)
    • Helene
    • Victoire (m. 1810, Dominique Pinet, son of Dominique Pinet and Rose Boudreau of Grande-Anse)
    • Germain (m. 1812, Madeleine Hache, son of Joseph Hache and Madeleine Doucet)
    • Anselme (d. 1789, by drowning, Cap-aux-Moules (Stonehaven)
    • Mathurin (m. 1822, Claire-Felicite, formerly married to Jean-Baptiste Legere)
    • Marie-Claire (m. 1814, Hilarion Albert, son of Pierre Albert and Genevieve Denis)
    • Marie Venerande (m. 1820, Bonaventure (QC), Louis Lepage, son of Jean-Baptiste-Michel Lepage and Rose Arsenault)
    • Genevieve (m.1824, Jean-Baptiste Blanchard, son of Isidore Blanchard and Isabelle Legere)
    • Alexis (d. 1814 in Cap-aux-Meules (Stonehaven) at the age of 16)
    • Joseph (d. 1814 in Cap-aux-Meules (Stonehaven) at the age of 14)
    • Francoise (m. 1821, Victor Savoie, son of Joseph Savoie and Marguerite Bujold)
    • Luce (m. 1824, Sidefroy Theriault, son of Jean-Baptiste Theriault and Genevieve Pinet of Grande-Anse)
  • Anne (m. Pierre Thibodeau), Agathe (m. Joseph Dugas, son of Charles Dugas and Anne Leblanc),
  • Pierre (m. Marguerite Allain, daughter of Louis Allain and Anne Legere),
  • Francois (m. Adelaide Bourg, daughter of Joseph Bourg and Catherine Comeau),
  • Thadee (m. Madeleine Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie Joseph Hebert and then Marie Cormier, widow of Alexandre Godin)),
  • Joseph (m. Marie Legere, daughter of Olivier Legere and Marie-Joseph Hebert and then Marguerite Pinet, widow of Pierre Theriault),
  • Rosalie
  • Remi (m. Charlotte Doiron).

 

 


Note: Les Familles de Caraquet has the following Landry family pictures: Daniel Landry (1849-1926), son of Daniel Landry, pg. 273],   [Bruno Landry, son of Lazare Landry and his wife Luce Cormier, daughter of Paul Cormier, pg. 273],   Emma Landry, daughter of Adolphe Landry anther husband Col. Louis-Cyriac Daigle, pg. 273],   [Jean-Louis Landry, son of Elie Landry, and his wife Adeline Paulin, pg. 279],   [Johnnie Landry (b.1867), Victorian Landry (born 1861), both children of Jean-Louis Landry],   [Pascal Landry (1816-1894), son of Michel Landry, pg. 283],   Marguerite Landry (1841-1910, daughter of Michel Landry, wife of Philias Blanchard, pg.263],  [Auguste Landry (b.1815, son of Augustin Landry, pg.283], Elisabeth Landry (1849-1911, daughter of Ephrem Landry, wife of Michel Cormier, pg. 283], [Hughes Landry, pg. 255].


 

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Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

Index: New Brunswick Pioneers

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy and History

 

External Links

Landrys in the 1881 Census – Croquette 

Landrys in the 1901 Census – Gloucester

Landries in the 1901 Census – Gloucester 

NB Vital Records – Landrys in Gloucester

 

 

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Pinet, Theriault | Paquetville Headstone

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Marie Louise Pinet

23 Apr 1886

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Pinet, Theriault | Paquetville Headstone

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Genevieve Theriault

1853  –  1904

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Pinet | Paquetville Headstone

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Dosithe Pinet

24 Dec 1910

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Pinet, Theriault | St. Simon & St. Jude

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Jos. P. Theriault

1869  –  1954

Epoux de Gertrude Pinet

 

Note: Mary Gertrude Pinet and Joseph Theriault were married on August 17th, 1903 in Gloucester (N.B.). His parents were Peter Theriault and Elizabeth LeGresley. She was the daughter of Clement Pinet and Celeste Landry. I have three children for this couple – Richard, Lucie and Gertrude Elizabeth.

 


 

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Pinet | St. Joachim, Bertrand, N.B.

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Pinet GenealogHeadstone: PINET    |  St. Joachim, Bertrand  | New Brunswick Cemeteries

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Pierre Pinet

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Godin, Pinet | St. Joachim, Bertrand, N.B.

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Julie Pinet

nee en 1864

Dec le 15 Janv 1951

Epouse de Clement Godin

 

 


 

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Dugas, Pinet | St. Joachim, Bertrand, N.B.

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Osias Pinet

1870  –  1953

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Pinet | St. Joachim, Bertrand, N.B.

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Henry

Pinet

1863  –  1944

 


 

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