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Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia  - Christie's Pond, Amherst, N.S.
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Marguerite  Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau)

  (b. 1723Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia   d. 1818, Nova Scotia, Canada )  

Marguerite Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was born 1723 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia . Marguerite Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was the child of Charles Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Françoise Mirande Lamirande-Tavare and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Marie Guérin (maternal)  Emmanuel Mirande-Tavare and Marguerite Bourgeois

She married  Pierre Poirier 3 February 1740 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) .  Pierre Poirier  was born 1 January 1719 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia .  He was the son of Louis Poirier and Cecile Mignault (Migneault).

Marguerite Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) died 1818 in , Nova Scotia, Canada.


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Marguerite Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) married Acadia Pierre Poirier-- Date: 3 February 1740 Place: Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal 


Pierre Poirier was the son of Louis Poirier and Cecile Mignault (Migneault)




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1740 Marriage / Partner
Marguerite Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Pierre Poirier 3 February 1740, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)

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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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...


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...


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 - 1763) Great Upheaval - French Acadians transferred to other British-controlled colonies, thousands die

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

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News 1762—British population of Nova Scotia : 8,104.

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News 1763 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia was then open to emigrants, and speculation was busy with its lands. Fnnns and townships were thrown into the market, and adventurers were eager to take possession of the vacated seats of ...Read MORE...


News 1763 - French ceded Cape Breton Island, New Brunswick, St. John's Island (now Prince Edward Island) to British in the Treaty of Paris; joined to Nova Scotia

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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...


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.


News 1784 - Cape Breton Island, New Brunswick became independent colonies

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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...


Canada 1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
The Constitutional Act of 1791 was an Act of the British Parliament creating Upper Canada and Lower Canada. Although it was a first step towards Canadian Confederation, its rigid colonial structures...Read MORE...


Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States. He invented a cotton gin that was popular in the South. The South became the cotton producing part...Read MORE...


World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first...Read MORE...


World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire


News 1807--Population of Nova Scotia, estimated at 65,000.

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Canada 1812 - War of 1812 - second invasion of Canada by Americans (www.worldatlas.com)
At the outbreak of hostilities, the U.S. Army was a poorly equipped force of fewer than 7,000 men, many of them "complete amateurs with virtually no training or discipline," said historian Alan...Read MORE...


Canada When the next American invaders arrive in 1812, they are fought to a stand-still at the battles of Queenston Heights, Chateauguay and Lundy's Lane, setting boundaries that remain today.

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World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.


World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.


News 1817--Population of Nova Scotia : 81,351.

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Invention 1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany)
"... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden horse' in Paris in 1791, the Smithsonian reports. Among its many drawbacks was that it was impossible...Read MORE...


Death
1818
, Nova Scotia, Canada



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