Acadia - Did you know? In general, Acadians who returned to the Maritimes [after 1755] avoided resettling their former land because it was now occupied by English colonists and because the British authorities preferred to have them scattered in small groups.
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She married Jean Baptiste Bourg
in Acadia (Acadie), Canada
Jean Baptiste Bourg
was born abt. 1684
in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
He died 22 February 1757
in , Prince Edward Island, Canada (Ile Saint-Jean)
He was the son of Jean Bourg and Marguerite Martin.
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. -
By 1730, the majority of Acadians had signed an oath swearing allegiance to the British Crown, but they insisted they would not fight either the French or the native Indians.
The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748
www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1749--French population of the whole of the Acadian Peninsula : 13,000
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 -
1750 - LeLoutre gets the Indians to burn Beaubassin to get Acadians over to French territory.
www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm -
1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.
1754 - At the beginning of the French and Indian War of 1754, the British government demanded that Acadians take an oath of allegiance to the Crown that included fighting against the French. Most of them refused. www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
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.
1757 Death of Spouse/Partner Jean Baptiste Bourg died 22 February 1757, , Prince Edward Island, Canada (Ile Saint-Jean)
Death 1758 , Canada
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