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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Joseph  Blanchard

  (b. abt. 1694, Acadia (Acadie), Canada   d. 1758, France )  

Joseph Blanchard was born abt. 1694 in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada. Joseph Blanchard was the child of Martin Blanchard and Marguerite Guilbault (Guilbeau) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean-Baptiste Blanchard and Radegonde Lambert (maternal)  Pierre Guilbault (Guilbeau) and Catherine Thériot (Thériault)

He married  Anne Dupuis 4 July 1718 in Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) .  Anne Dupuis  was born abt. 1698 in Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia) .  She died 1758 in , France .  She was the daughter of Martin Dupuis and Marie Landry.

Joseph Blanchard died 1758 in , France.

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Joseph Blanchard married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Anne Dupuis-- Date: 4 July 1718 Place: Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)
Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Acadiennes; S White; pp 145, 598. 

Anne Dupuis was the daughter of Martin Dupuis and Marie Landry


Marie-Josephe Blanchard b. c 1724
Jean Blanchard b. c 1731

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Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
"Thomas Savery was an English inventor credited with making important advancements and discoveries in the development of the steam engine. He was born in 1650 at Shilston and belonged to a well known ...Read MORE...

News 1704 - According to the census, there are 1,450 people living in Acadia

News 1713 - Acadia is 'permanently' given to the British after the Treaty of Utrecht.
The Treaty of Utrecht ended the War of Spanish Succession in 1713, making the Acadians in Nova Scotia permanent British subjects, while Isle Royale (Cape Breton) and Isle Saint-Jean (Prince Edward...Read MORE...

France 1715 - Louis XIV (King of France) dies

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Joseph Blanchard and Anne Dupuis 4 July 1718, Grand Pré (Saint-Charles-des-Mines), Nova Scotia, Canada (Acadia)

News 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. acadian/ timeline.html -

News 1749--French population of the whole of the Acadian Peninsula : 13,000 -

News 1750 - LeLoutre gets the Indians to burn Beaubassin to get Acadians over to French territory. acadtime.htm -

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...

News 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. acadian/ timeline.html -

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

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