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Source: Je Me Souviens, A Publication of the American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Volume 35, Number 1. Spring 2012. Acadian Festivals.



Did You Know?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)


Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia  - Christie's Pond, Amherst, N.S.
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Jean-Baptiste  Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau)

  (b. 26 January 1742Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia   d. 4 January 1778Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada )  

Jean-Baptiste Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was born 26 January 1742 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia . Jean-Baptiste Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) was the child of Charles Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Marguerite Poirier and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Françoise Mirande Lamirande-Tavare (maternal)  Michel Poirier and Madeleine Bourgeois

He married  Françoise Dumas 1 October 1764 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Françoise Dumas  was born 13 March 1748 in Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada .  She died 18 December 1792 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of François Dumas and Françoise Ruel.

Jean-Baptiste Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) died 4 January 1778 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada.


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Jean-Baptiste Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) married Canada/New France Françoise Dumas-- Date: 1 October 1764 Place: Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal 


Françoise Dumas was the daughter of François Dumas and Françoise Ruel




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Children:
Canada/New France Jean Arsenault (b.abt. 1768, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )

Canada/New France Marguerite Arsenault (b.abt. 1770, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )



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26 January 1742
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia

Canada In 1745 Louisbourg fell to British forces from New England.
An expedition organized by Massachusetts Governor William Shirley besieged and ultimately captured the French fortress of Louisbourg, on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, in 1745 as part of King...Read MORE...


Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748

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Canada 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.
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News 1750 - LeLoutre gets the Indians to burn Beaubassin to get Acadians over to French territory.
Father LeLoutre had been urging the Acadians south and east of the Missaguash River to move north to French territory. Finally, in 1750, he led the Mikmaqs in burning down the Acadian buildings on...Read MORE...


Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.

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Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23).

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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

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

Québec a Nation History (Part 15) (www.youtube.com) -

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...


1764 Marriage / Partner
Jean-Baptiste Arsenault (Arcenault) (Arseneau) and Françoise Dumas 1 October 1764, Saint-Laurent-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, Québec, Canada

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...


Death
4 January 1778
Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada



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