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The Alberts | 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. For additional information including precise dates and following generations, please leave your questions in a comment box below.



Gabriel Albert‘s precise origin is unknown but it is believed that he descended from the The Alberts of Quebec and that he was just one of a group of Quebec fishermen who came to fish in Chaleurs Bay. He said to have lived in Pabos before settling in Caraquet (Source: P. Gallant, Les Registres). Continue reading

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Menard m. Sibue & Menard m. Bissonnette | Evelyn in Montreal


Original query by Bev Farrington Continue reading

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