Acadia - Did you know? British authorities in 1764 allowed Acadians to return in small isolated groups. They returned slowly, settling in various locations on mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. Others ended up in Newfoundland, the West Indies and even the Falkland Islands.
Bio Youngest son Abraham dit le Petit Abraham, born in c1702 married Marie-Josèphe, daughter of François Savoie, probably at Chignecto in c1731. They also moved from Chignecto to Île St.-Jean in the early 1700s. www.acadiansingray.com Added: 4/9/2015 4:03:56 PM - Beckie Updated: -
1702 - Having begun in Europe in 1701, The War of the Spanish Succession spreads to North America (Queen Anne's War) in Acadia and New England.
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--French population of St. John Island (Prince Edward) : 1,000.
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 -
1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City
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Death 1760 , Prince Edward Island, Canada (Ile Saint-Jean)
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