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Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) - The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)
The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia

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Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) - Grand Pre Village, N.S.
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Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) - The Road To Grand Pre, N.S.
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Jean  Babin

  (b. 1700Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)   d. 17 September 1774, Louisiana, USA )  

Jean Babin was born 1700 in Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia). Jean Babin was the child of Charles Babin and Madeleine Richard and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine Babin and Marie Mercier (maternal)  Michel Richard dit Sansoucy and Madeleine Blanchard

He married  Marguerite Thériot (Thériault) 14 October 1721 in Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marguerite Thériot (Thériault)  was born abt. 1702 in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada .  She died August 1756 in , England (Great Britain) (United Kingdom) .  She was the daughter of Jean Thériot (Thériault) and Jeanne Landry.

Jean Babin died 17 September 1774 in , Louisiana, USA.

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Jean Babin married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Marguerite Thériot (Thériault)-- Date: 14 October 1721 Place: Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)
Marguerite Thériot (Thériault) was the daughter of Jean Thériot (Thériault) and Jeanne Landry


Marie-Anne-Françoise Babin

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Acadia Olivier Babin (b.abt. 1728, , Acadia (Acadie), Canada  d. 25 January 1747, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia))

Acadia Anne Babin (b.July 1743, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)  d. 2 September 1743, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia))

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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...

USA 1704 - February 29 - French forces from Quebec and Native American forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
February 29, 1704 - Queen Anne's War - Deerfield Massacre - Major Jean-Baptiste de Rouville and his four brothers attack and burn an English settlement at Salmon Falls in the Connecticut River valley ...Read MORE...

USA 1706 - Benjamin Franklin born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

January 17, 1706

1721 Marriage / Partner
Jean Babin and Marguerite Thériot (Thériault) 14 October 1721, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)

1743 Birth of Child
Anne Babin was born July 1743, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)

News 1747 Troops from New England Massacred at Grand Pre.

1747 Death of Child
Olivier Babin died 25 January 1747, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (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.

News 1755 - September 5, 1755 - Acadian Expulsion
John Winslow, military commander at Annapolis, starts rounding up 5,000 Acadians from Grand Pre, Annapolis & Fundy coast for refusing to take an oath of allegiance; their land and farms are forfeited ...Read MORE...

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 webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1756 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marguerite Thériot (Thériault) died August 1756, , England (Great Britain) (United Kingdom)

News 1764 - The first Acadians (20) arrive in Louisiana from New York via Mobile. acadtime.htm -

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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News 1765 - The first Acadians begin to settle in Louisiana. acadtime.htm -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper, pamphlet, and other public and legal document had to have a Stamp, or British seal, on it. The Stamp, of ...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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17 September 1774
, Louisiana, USA

Died at St. Gabriel, Iberville, LA, USA

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