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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? In 1719 work began on Fortress Louisbourg to protect France's interests. It was to become one of the busiest ports on the Atlantic coast.

Source: www.cbc.ca/acadian/timeline.html



Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? In New France, the vast majority of newcomers were either soldiers or indentured workers. Before crossing the Atlantic, the indentured workers had signed a contract providing for a predetermined stay. Most of them saw it as a temporary contract, not a permanent move. The fact that more than half of them nevertheless stayed on shows that New France had a real power of attraction.

Source: History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.


Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia  - Christie's Pond, Amherst, N.S.
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia
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Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia  - Map of Acadia - Source: http://www.acadian-cajun.com/acadmap.htm
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia
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Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia  - The Armouries, Amherst, Nova Scotia
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Joseph  Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau)

  (b. 1 June 1733Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia   d. 14 May 1812Bonaventure, Québec, Canada )  

Joseph Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was born 1 June 1733 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia . Joseph 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

He married  Marie Josephte Gaudet dite Varouël 15 October 1753 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia .  Marie Josephte Gaudet dite Varouël  was born abt. 1733 in , Acadia, Canada .  She was the daughter of Jean Gaudet dit Varouël and Marie Madeleine Brun.

He married  (2) Marguerite Bujold (Bugeaud) abt. 1758 in Restigouche County, New Brunswick, Canada .  Marguerite Bujold (Bugeaud)  was born abt. 1728 in , Acadia, Canada .  She died 5 January 1797 in Bonaventure, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Joseph Bujold (Bugeaud) and Marie Josèphe Landry.

Joseph Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) died 14 May 1812 in Bonaventure, Québec, Canada .


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Joseph Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) married Acadia Marie Josephte Gaudet dite Varouël-- Date: 15 October 1753 Place: Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal 


Marie Josephte Gaudet dite Varouël was the daughter of Jean Gaudet dit Varouël and Marie Madeleine Brun




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Joseph Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Marguerite Bujold (Bugeaud)-- Date: abt. 1758 Place: , Restigouche County, New Brunswick, Canada
Marguerite Bujold (Bugeaud) was the daughter of Joseph Bujold (Bugeaud) and Marie Josèphe Landry




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1 June 1733
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, 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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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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1753 Marriage / Partner
Joseph Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Marie Josephte Gaudet dite Varouël 15 October 1753, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia

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

Québec a Nation History (Part 15) (www.youtube.com) -

News 1760 - The first permanent European settlement of Bonaventure was in 1760 by Acadian refugees who had successfully avoided the expulsion of Acadians that had begun in 1755.

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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.


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


1797 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marguerite Bujold (Bugeaud) died 5 January 1797, Bonaventure, Québec, Canada

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


Death
14 May 1812
Bonaventure, Québec, Canada



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