He married Anne Marie Bourg
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
She died 14 January 1766
in , France
She was the daughter of Martin Bourg and Marie Potet.
Bio 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...
By 1685, there were 22 houses in Beaubassin.
In 1686, the area was constituted into a parish and Father Claude Trouvé, of Quebec, built Beaubassin's first church.
1686 - De Troyes and D'Iberville capture three English posts on James Bay (June-July).
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. Wikipedia -
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...
1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession) Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748
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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. www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
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