Acadia - Did you know? 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.
Quebec - Did you know?The Canadian horse was introduced to New France in July of 1665. The first load of twelve horses was sent by King Louis XIV... From 1665 to 1793, the horse population in New France grew from 12 to 14,000 animals... For almost one hundred years, the horses multiplied in a closed environment without the benefit of other blood lines. Their common source, lack of cross breeding, and their rapid reproduction created a particular genetic group giving rise to a unique breed: the Canadian horse...
Source: The Story of the Canadian Horse (www.lechevalcanadien.ca/ breed.htm)
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She married Joseph Girouard
3 July 1758
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
was born 19 January 1731
in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
He died 22 October 1792
in Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (St-Jacques-de-l'Achigan) (St-Jacques-de-Montcalm)
He was the son of François Girouard and Anne Bourgeois.
Marie-Josephe Arsenault died 9 December 1813
in Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (St-Jacques-de-l'Achigan) (St-Jacques-de-Montcalm).
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 -
1758 Marriage / Partner Marie-Josephe Arsenault and Joseph Girouard 3 July 1758, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
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 -
1770 - First settlers, the Acadians came from Boston; they called the place Saint-Jacques-de-la-Nouvelle-Acadie.
1772 - Appointment of the first resident priest in St-Jacques
1774 - Église de Saint-Jacques established at Saint-Jacques
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.
Death 9 December 1813 Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (St-Jacques-de-l'Achigan) (St-Jacques-de-Montcalm)
Added: 2/10/2016 11:14:40 AM
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