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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? Acadian parents might tell their children about 'le Bonhomme Sept-heures, a fearful character who would visit upleasant deeds upon young children if they did not go to bed at the designated hour.'

Source: Acadian Culture in Maine: Oral Traditions - University of Maine at Fort Kent (

Did You Know?Quebec - Did you know? On February 5, 1663, a great earthquake was felt throughout Northeastern North America. No deaths were recorded, but some people got the scare of their lives. For the clergy in New France, the cause was obvious. The earthquake was a sign of devine anger. For a time, this put a stop to the liquor trade between the settlers and the Native people.

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

Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia) - Map of Acadia - Source:
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Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia) - Canadian Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia)
Canadian Scenery, by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1842

Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia) - King Street, Windsor, N.S.
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King Street, Windsor, N.S.

Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia) - Payzant Memorial Hospital, Windsor, N.S.
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Payzant Memorial Hospital, Windsor, N.S.

Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia) - Dominion Atlantic Railway
Sam Slick House at Windsor, N.S.
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Joseph  Babin

  (b. abt. 1747Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia)   d. 1806Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada )  

Joseph Babin was born abt. 1747 in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Pisiquit, Acadia). Joseph Babin was the child of Jean Babin and Marguerite Bourg and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Vincent Joseph Babin and Anne Thériot (Thériault) (maternal)  Alexandre Bourg and Marguerite Melançon (Melanson)

He married  Françoise Dugas .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Françoise Dugas  was born abt. 1748 in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada .  She was the daughter of Abraham Dugas and Marguerite Leblanc.

Joseph Babin died 1806 in Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada.

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Joseph Babin married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Françoise Dugas-- Place: 
Françoise Dugas was the daughter of Abraham Dugas and Marguerite Leblanc

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France Simon Babin (b.25 December 1771 , Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France  d. 1816, )

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Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748 acadian/ timeline.html -

Canada 1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. 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. acadian/ timeline.html -

News 1750 - Fort Edward, Windsor, Nova Scotia is built this year. public/ dgarneau/ french35.htm -

Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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

News 1759 - In the summer of 1759, Île d’Orléans was evacuated prior to the arrival of the Royal Navy and the English troops under the command of General Wolfe.
He established a military camp on the island to keep watch on Quebec City and the channels of the St. Lawrence River. The buildings on the island were nearly all razed after Wolfe’s defeat on July 31 ...Read MORE...

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

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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...

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Simon Babin was born 25 December 1771 , Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France

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

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

Saint-Pierre-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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