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Gaudette, Lefebvre, St. Pierre | Cimetière des Soeurs Grises (Grey Nuns / Sisters of Charity)

Index: Cimetière des Soeurs Grises

 

 

(Loose translation)

Sister M. Bernadette

Gaudette Continue reading

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Blanchard Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

The earliest Blanchards I have found in Grande-Anse were Jean-Baptiste Blanchard and his wife Genevieve Landry. The couple were from Caraquet  and were married there on November 23rd, 1824. His parents were Isidore Blanchard and Isabelle Leger while she was the daughter of Anselme Landry and Marie Brideau. Continue reading

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The Beaulieus | 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 Pioneers

 

Olivier Beaulieu was probably from Kamouraska (Quebec) and is believed to have been  A fisherman. These Beaulieus descend from three marriages: Olivier Beaulieu and his first wife Marguerite Laviolette, and second wife Scholastique Mallet, daughter of Jean Mallet and Anne Gionet) and his third wife Henriette Martin (previously married to Pierre Allaire). Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The St-Pierres of Quebec

Early French Canadian Pioneers of Quebec

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: St-Pierre + Angard, Arbour, Barbeau, Crete, Ethier, Fontaine, Gerbert, Godefroy, Guerin, Guilbert, Lebeau, Onelle, Thibault LOCATIONS: Neuville, Quebec, Charlesbourg, St-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Ile-d,Orleans | old painting of Charlesbourg, Quebec fort at the time of New France (Nouvelle France, Quebec)

 

Andre-Joseph St.Pierre / Michel | Marie-Madeleine Arbour

February 1st, 1762 Neuville Continue reading

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The Goupils | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


This is a series of micro posts about the pioneers of Shippagan in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. Each post is organized around initial information from Msg. Donat Robichaud’s Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan, supplemented with genealogical data from F. Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and is now being gradually enriched with information from other sources. These are mostly French-language sources and some aren’t easily available, so if you need more information please leave your questions in a comment box below  🙂

 

Goupil family genealogy | Chaleurs Bay, Shippegan genealogy

 

Joseph Goupil (son of Joseph Goupil and his third wife Barbe Poulin, daughter of Louis Poulin and Helene Chiasson)  and his first wife Cordule Brideau had the following children:

  • Anne,
  • Elisee,
  • Dina,
  • Pierre,
  • Charlotte (m. Osias Duguay),
  • Theotiste,
  • Victoire (m. Luc Lanteigne, son of Michel Lanteigne and Virginie Savoie)

 

Joseph Goupil (son of Joseph Goupil and  Barbe Poulin) and his second wife Rose St Coeur had these children:

  • Xavier (m. Marguerite Godin),
  • Louise (m. Isaac Robert, son of Pierre Robert and Emelie Albert),
  • Laurent (m. Domine Savoie, daughter of Daniel Savoie and Clotilde St Pierre),
  • Remi (m. Catherine Mallet),
  • Theodore,
  • Marie,
  • Domine (m. Michel Chiasson, son of Laurent Chiasson and Marguerite Caissie).

 

Related Posts

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Caraquet

The Alberts of Shippegan

The Chiassons of Shippegan

The Godins of Shippegan

The Lanteignes of Caraquet

The Mallets of Shippegan

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

 


Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chikpagan: Histoire de Shippagan by Donat Robichaud, and will be gradually supplemented with information  from Fidele Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and other sources.

 

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The Landrys | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan


This is a series of micro posts about the pioneers of Shippagan in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. Each post is organized around initial information from Msg. Donat Robichaud’s Le Grand Chipagan: Histoire de Shippagan, supplemented with genealogical data from F. Theriault’s Les Families de Caraquet and is now being gradually enriched with information from other sources. These are mostly French-language sources and some aren’t easily available, so if you need more information please leave your questions in a comment box below  🙂

Landry early settlers of Shippegan, New Brunswick

 

The Landrys of Shippegan descend from these two couples.

1. Arcade Landry (son of Michel Landry and Marie Breau) and Emergence Robichaud, daughter of Dosithe Robichaud and Priscille St. Pierre).

They had the following children:

  • Marie (m. Martin J Robichaud),
  • Georgina (married Osias DeGrace, daughter of James DeGrace and Suzanne Allain),
  • Frank (m. Valerie J. Robichaud),
  • Priscille (m. Theodore DeGrace).

2. Pascal Landry and Madeleine Marguerite Leclerc. 

Their children were:

  • Veronique,
  • Maxime,
  • Luc (m. Venerante Laplante, daughter of Michel Laplante and Reine Robichaud.

 

3.There is a third Landry who appears in various documents – Paul Landry.

He and his first wife Marie Lanteigne had the following children:

  • Helene,
  • Pascal,
  • Thomas,
  • James.
  • Paul,

His second wife Sara Mallet gave birth to these children:

  • Gustave,
  • Sara,
  • Marguerite,
  • Marie,
  • Elisabeth

 

 

Related Posts

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

French Canadian Pioneers: The Landrys of Quebec

Index: Headstones of Ste-Anne-du-Bocage Cemetery

Index: Headstones of Simon & St.Jude Cemetery

Main Index: New Brunswick Genealogy and History

Core Index: Acadian & French-Canadian Genealogy & History

 

 

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