Acadia - Did you know? In Acadia, 'feux-follets are spirits of the damned that temporarily leave a person's body and wander at night in the shape of a small flame.'
Source: Acadian Culture in Maine: Oral Traditions - University of Maine at Fort Kent (acim.umfk.maine.edu/oral_traditions.html)
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)
She married René Bernard
11 July 1713
in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Fort Lawrence) (Beaubassin, Acadia)
The couple had (at least) 1 child.
was born abt. 1690
in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada
He died 26 November 1757
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
He was the son of René Bernard and Madeleine Doucet.
Anne Belou died 3 December 1757
in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).
Married Rene Bernard, son of Rene Bernard and Madeleine Doucet, on 11 July 1713 at Beaubassin
Source: Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes, p126.
Marie Bernard b. c 1717, d. b 25 Nov 1783 Anne Bernard b. c 1717, d. 15 Jun 1757 Rene Bernard b. 1718 Madeleine Bernard b. c 1727, d. 28 Nov 1757 Jean Bernard b. c 1727, d. 22 Sep 1829 Jeanne Bernard b. 8 Jun 1732
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Children: Jean Bernard (b.abt. 1727, , Acadia (Acadie), Canada d. 22 September 1829, Lotbinière, Québec, Canada (St-Louis-de-Lobtiniere))
1696 - During King William's War French and Native raids on Maine, specifically on Pemaquid, Maine (present day Bristol, Maine) earlier that year. In response, the English colonial militia leader Benjamin Church led a devastating raid on Beaubassin in 1696. Wikipedia -
1698 Beaubassin Jacques BLOU 58; Mar. GIROUARD (wife) 48; Marguerite 17; Cecile 15; Madeleine, 13; Marie-Josephe 11; Joseph 7; Anne 3; 20 cattle, 8 sheep, 2 hogs, 13 arpents, 1 gun. 1698 Acadian Census Added: 9/24/2010 6:40:29 AM - Beckie Updated: 9/24/2010 6:40:42 AM - Beckie
1700 (Quebec) The French population in the Colony of Canada numbered about fifteen thousand. The Crown ceded almost all the riverfront; from Quebec to Montreal. This opened nearly two hundred seigneurs for rural ...Read MORE...
1700 Beaubassin Jacques BLOU 60; Marie GIROUARD (wife) 50; Joseph 9; Marguerite 19; Cecille 17; Madelaine 15; Marie 13; Anne 5; 20 cattle, 15 sheep, 8 hogs, 20 arpents, 1 gun.
1704 - Attacked June 20: Benjamin Church (1639-1718), with 700 men, three warships and fourteen transports, burned Les Mines (Grand Pre), took Cobequid (Truro) and Piziquid (Pigiguit), and wasted Beaubassin,...Read MORE...
1709 - Quebec merchants establish a Chamber of Commerce for the first time. Prior to this time meetings or public assemblies were not allowed.
1711 - Québec Expedition The Québec Expedition was a British attempt to attack Québec during Queen Anne's War. On July 30, a fleet of ships set sail from Boston, Massachusetts. They reached the Gulf of the Saint Lawrence...Read MORE...
1713 Marriage / Partner Anne Belou and René Bernard 11 July 1713, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Fort Lawrence) (Beaubassin, Acadia)
1713 - Treaty of Utrecht ended Queen Anne's War (War of the Spanish Succession) Hudson's Bay, Acadia and Newfoundland now all belonged to the English. Cape Breton belonged to the French. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd. -
The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748
www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html -
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 -
Death 3 December 1757 Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
Added: 9/17/2008 12:00:00 AM
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