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The Leclercs | Pioneer Families of Shippegan

Index: Pioneer Families of Shippegan



The earliest couples named Leclerc in Shippagan were Edouard Leclerc (m. Elisabeth Mallet, daughter of Joseph Mallet and Phoebe Duguay) and later (m. Marie Roussel, daughter of Henri Roussel and Melanie Basque) and finally (m. Catherine Robichaud, daughter of Dosithe Robichaud and Judith Chiasson) and Georges Leclerc (m. Louise Mallet, daughter of Euloge Mallet and Marie Theriault)

The Leclerc brothers were both sons of Joseph Leclerc and Marie Chiasson.



Notes: This series of posts is based on information found in Le Grand Chipagan: 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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January 31, 2019 Posted by | . | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Index: Theriault Marriages

I descend from the Theriaults on my father’s side. These are Theriault marriages from my personal database. All the Theriaults are related to the Acadian founding couple Jehan Theriault and Perrine Rau who came to what is now Canada in the 1600s.



Theriault Marriages – Canadian Family Tree (1) | Theriault, A.J. to Cyrille Pierre

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Landry Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon

Surnames: Boudreau, Gauvin, Goulet, Landry, Legere, Theriault

The first Landrys to settle in Grand-Anse were Omer Landry (son of Remi Landry and Charlotte Doiron) and his first wife Luce Goulet (daughter of Jean Goulet and Pauline Comeau of Bertrand, and his second wife Felicite Legere, Romain Hache’s widow. Continue reading

February 9, 2018 Posted by | . | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Clement Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon


The earliest Clement I’ve found in Grande-Anse is Jean Clement. He and his wife Marie Doucet are said to have both been from Prince Edward Island) and had been married there before coming to New Brunswick. 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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Pinet Family of Grande-Anse | New Bandon


The Grande-Anse Pinets descend from the  Pinets of Caraquet  who in turn descended from (appearing soon)

The earliest generation that I’ve found for Grande-Anse begins with the couple Dominque Pinet (son of Dominique Pinet and Rose Boudreau) and Victoire Landry (daughter of Anselme Landry and Marie Brideau). They were married in Bathurst on May 21st, 1810. Continue reading

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Bertin Family of Grande Anse | New Bandon

The Grande-Anse Bertins descend from the pioneer  Bertins of nearby Bathurst, New Brunswick through one of their sons Joseph Bertin.

Joseph Bertin and his wife  Louise Boudrault / Boudreau (daughter of Joseph Boudreau and Rosalie Hache)  married in 1816 in Holy Family Church, Bathurst, Tharsille (m. Fabien/Fabian Theriault, 1854, Grande-Anse), Sigfroi (m. Celestin Hache, 1839, Petit-Rocher), Hilarion (m. Angele Boudreau, 1884), Antoine / Anthony  (m. Marguerite Arsenault, Bathurst), MarieContinue reading

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