Acadia - Did you know? As a result of the deportation of 1755 and the subsequent migrations, the Acadians ended up in the New England States and all along the eastern seaboard, as far south as Georgia. Many were put in jail, and many died at sea. Others ran away to Quebec, hid with the Micmacs in Nova Scotia, or went to present-day New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island.
Quebec - Did you know?About 30,000 French people set out on the great voyage to New France before 1760. Of this number, 27,000 arrived alive... All in all of the 27,000 immigrants, 14,000, or a little more than half, settled in New France.
Source: History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere)
Église St. Louis de Lotbinière 7510 rue Marie-Victorin, Lotbinière Érigée en 1818 www.migrations.fr/ eglisesdenosancetres2.htm
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He married Françoise Richard
in Acadia (Acadie), Canada
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1734
in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada
She died 24 September 1805
in Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere)
She was the daughter of Martin Richard and Marie Cormier.
Jean Bernard died 22 September 1829
in Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere).
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.
1758 - The Acadians who fled to Ile St. Jean and Ile Royale are rounded up and 3000+ are sent to France. Two of the ships are unseaworthy and sink ... hundreds of Acadians perish. The ones who make it to France initially settle in northwestern France, around St. Malo and Morlaix. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm -
1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City
Québec a Nation History (Part 15) (www.youtube.com) -
1764 - British authorities in 1764 allowed Acadians to return in small isolated groups. They returned slowly, settling in various locations on mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. Others ended up in Newfoundland, the West Indies and even the Falkland Islands.
www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
1774 Birth of Child Pelagie Bernard was born 22 March 1774, Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere)
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.
Canada: A People's History (www.cbc.ca/ 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.
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.
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.
Death 22 September 1829 Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere)
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