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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Jean  Babin

  (b. abt. 1684Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia   d. 17 September 1774, France )  

Jean Babin was born abt. 1684 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia. Jean Babin was the child of Antoine Babin and Marie Mercier and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Jean Mercier and Marie-Françoise Gaudet

He married  Marguerite Boudrot (Boudreau) abt. 1705 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia .  Marguerite Boudrot (Boudreau)  was born abt. 1682 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia .  She died 19 June 1751 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia .  She was the daughter of Charles Boudrot (Boudreau) and Renee Madeleine Bourg.

Jean Babin died 17 September 1774 in , France.


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Jean Babin married Acadia Marguerite Boudrot (Boudreau)-- Date: abt. 1705 Place: Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia
Marguerite Boudrot (Boudreau) was the daughter of Charles Boudrot (Boudreau) and Renee Madeleine Bourg


About 1705 in Acadia, Canada, Marguerite married Jean Babin, the son of Antoine and Marie (Mercier) Babin of Port Royal.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).

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Marguerite Babin b. 21 Aug 1708, d. b 1761
Paul Babin b. c 1710, d. b 1763
Anne Babin b. c 1711, d. b 1763
Germain Babin b. 29 Apr 1711
Jean Baptiste Babin b. c 1719, d. b 1763
Marie Babin b. c 1720, d. bt 1757 - 1761
Joseph Babin b. c 1722

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Youngest son, Jean, born in c1684, married Marguerite, daughter of Charles Boudrot, at Port-Royal in c1705. They also settled at Ste.-Famille. By the early 1750s, however, they had moved on to Port-Lajoie on Île St.-Jean. They had seven children, including four sons who married into the Landry...Read MORE...


1686 Port Royal
Antoine BABIN 55, Marie MERCIER 40 children: Vincent 21, Marguerite 16, Catherine 14, Anne 12, Antoine 10, Magdelaine 8, Francoise 5, Jean 2 1 gun, 1 1/ 2 arpents, 10 cattle, 12 sheep, 8 hogs.
1686 Acadian Census
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World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.


News 1695 - Fort Anne, (1695-1708) (Annapolls, Acadia ( Nova Scotia)) is established.

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Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
"Thomas Savery was an English inventor credited with making important advancements and discoveries in the development of the steam engine. He was born in 1650 at Shilston and belonged to a well known ...Read MORE...


News 1699 - A crop failure at Port Royal, Acadia caused extensive suffering in the colony.

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News 1704 - Attacked
June 20: Benjamin Church (1639-1718), with 700 men, three warships and fourteen transports, burned Les Mines (Grand Pre), took Cobequid (Truro) and Piziquid (Pigiguit), and wasted Beaubassin,...Read MORE...


News 1706 - English Repelled
John March of Newbury received a commission to take Fort Royal in Acadia. One thousand and seventy six English, with four hundred and fifty sailors, are under his command. Fort Royal, defended by...Read MORE...


News 1707 Port Royal attacked twice by New England.


France 1715 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies


1751 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marguerite Boudrot (Boudreau) died 19 June 1751, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada / Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
Those of our Readers in this and the neighboring Provinces, who may have had an Opportunity of observing, during the present Summer, and of the Effects of Lightning on Houses, Ships, Trees, &c. are...Read MORE...


News 1754 - French and Indian War at Port Royal

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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


News 1755 - Grand Derangement
The "Grand Derangement" the forced deportation of Acadians is considered the beginning of the Cajun culture.

Of the 8 to 10 thousand Acadians deported, 3/ 4 arrived in the American colonies or were ...Read MORE...


Acadia 1755
Beginning of the Acadian Expulsion on July 28

News 1756 - Virginia Rejects Acadians
About 1,200 Acadians were sent to Virginia but were never let off the ships, because they had not been expected and they were not wanted. They sat on the beaches for six months. Having arrived in the ...Read MORE...


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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France 1758 - French power in Canada declines as the British capture Ft. Louisburg

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News 1763 - Nova Scotia
The English land cleared about 11,000 French Acadians from Nova Scotia during the period of 1755 to 1763, to make room for English and Scottish settlers as those Acadians held the best land. The...Read MORE...


News 1764 - Acadians Return to Nova Scotia
The Acadians were finally allowed to return to Nova Scotia in 1764. However, the fertile lands that once were theirs were now occupied by English settlers. Since the British would not allow the...Read MORE...


France 1773 - A census is taken in France that finds 2370 Acadians living there.

www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm -

Death
17 September 1774
, France



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