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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Alexis  Aucoin

  (b. 14 March 1684Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia   d. 25 December 1759 , France )  

Alexis Aucoin was born 14 March 1684 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia . Alexis Aucoin was the child of Martin Aucoin and Marie Gaudet and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin Aucoin and Marie Sallé (Salé) (maternal)  Denis Gaudet and Martine Gauthier

He married  Anne Marie Bourg abt. 1707 in Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada / Cobequid, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Anne Marie Bourg  was born abt. 1691 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia .  She died 14 January 1766 in , France .  She was the daughter of Martin Bourg and Marie Potet.

Alexis Aucoin died 25 December 1759 in , France.


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Born at Fort-Lawrence, Beaubassin, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died at St-Nicolas, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, France

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Alexis Aucoin married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Anne Marie Bourg-- Date: abt. 1707 Place: Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada / Cobequid, Acadia
Anne Marie Bourg was the daughter of Martin Bourg and Marie Potet




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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Marie Aucoin (b.abt. 1713, Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada / Cobequid, Acadia  d. 6 February 1759, , France)



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Alexis, born at Chignecto in c1684, twin of Augustin, who died young, married Anne-Marie, another daughter of Martin Bourg, probably at Minas in c1707. They had 13 children, including 10 sons who married into the Breau, Amireau, Blanchard, Hébert, Girouard, Trahan, Duhon, Lacroix, and Laidez...Read MORE...


News By 1685, there were 22 houses in Beaubassin.

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News  In 1686, the area was constituted into a parish and Father Claude Trouvé, of Quebec, built Beaubassin's first church.

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World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.


News 1696 - During King William's War French and Native raids on Maine, specifically on Pemaquid, Maine (present day Bristol, Maine) earlier that year.
In response, the English colonial militia leader Benjamin Church led a devastating raid on Beaubassin in 1696.
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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 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...


France 1715 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies


News 1750 - LeLoutre gets the Indians to burn Beaubassin to get Acadians over to French territory.
Father LeLoutre had been urging the Acadians south and east of the Missaguash River to move north to French territory. Finally, in 1750, he led the Mikmaqs in burning down the Acadian buildings on...Read MORE...


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...


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.


Acadia 1755
Beginning of the Acadian Expulsion on July 28

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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25 December 1759
, France



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