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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Cecile  Belliveau

  (b. 29 August 1723Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)   d. 27 May 1791L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)* )  

Cecile Belliveau was born 29 August 1723 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia). Cecile Belliveau was the child of Charles Belliveau (Béliveau) and Marie Melanson and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean Antoine Belliveau (Béliveau) and Marie Jeanne Bourg (maternal)  Charles Melanson dit Laverdure and Marie Dugas

Cecile Belliveau died 27 May 1791 in L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)*.


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29 August 1723
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

Canada In 1745 Louisbourg fell to British forces from New England.
An expedition organized by Massachusetts Governor William Shirley besieged and ultimately captured the French fortress of Louisbourg, on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, in 1745 as part of King...Read MORE...


Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748

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Canada 1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm
The establishment of Halifax in 1749 engrained a solid colonized British presence on the Atlantic Coast.

Britain founds Halifax to counter the French presence at Louisbourg.
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Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.

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Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23).

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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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Canada 1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City

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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...


Canada 1763 - France cedes its North American posessions to Britain by the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). Quebec City French-speaking Catholics were now under the rule of Protestant Britain.
In 1763, England was convinced, mistakenly, that it was inheriting a French society but the new colonial authorities did not fully understand the reality. The former subjects of the king of France...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...


News 1768 - L'Acadie, Québec founded

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Canada At the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775, American rebels invade Canada
but despite the efforts of rebel spies to entice Quebec to join the revolution, les Canadiens refuse to take up arms against British rule, and the invasion ultimately fails. The mass migration of...Read MORE...


Canada 1775 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
On December 31, 1775, during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83), Patriot forces under Colonel Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) and General Richard Montgomery (1738-75) attempted to capture the...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.


World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.


Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance glasses. He directed an optician to cut two pairs of lenses horizontally in half and mount them in...Read MORE...


Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss, Aimé Argand. The first basic change in lamps in thousands of years, it applied a principle that was...Read MORE...


Death
27 May 1791
L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)*


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