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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? The Acadians with their fondness for pranks, made good use of the first of April to play April fool tricks. Everyone wanted to trick someone else without being caught himself. And any way of pulling someone's leg was fair.

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


Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - Map of Acadia - Source: http://www.acadian-cajun.com/acadmap.htm
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - Grand Pre Village, N.S.
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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Road To Grand Pre, N.S.
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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia  Joseph  Benoit

  (b. 1749Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. , Canada )  

Joseph Benoit was born 1749 in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Joseph Benoit was the child of Claude Benoit and Anne Helene Girouard and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Claude Benoit and Jeanne Hébert (maternal)  François Girouard and Anne Bourgeois

He married  Marguerite Felicite Daigle 9 September 1771 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marguerite Felicite Daigle  was born abt. 1752 in , Acadia, Canada .  She was the daughter of Charles Daigle and Josephte Vincent.

He married  (2) Marie-Esther Laporte dite St-Georges 4 February 1799 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada .  Marie-Esther Laporte dite St-Georges  was born 29 May 1769 in Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of François Laporte dit St-Georges and Marie-Louise Moreau.


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Joseph Benoit married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement Acadia Marguerite Felicite Daigle-- Date: 9 September 1771 Place: Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada
Marguerite Felicite Daigle was the daughter of Charles Daigle and Josephte Vincent




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Children:
Canada/New France Marguerite-Felicite Benoit (b.19 October 1772, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada  d. , )

Canada/New France Francois Benoit (b.20 November 1782, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada  d. 2 April 1861, Sainte-Victoire-de-Sorel, Québec, Canada)



Joseph Benoit married Canada/New France Marie-Esther Laporte dite St-Georges-- Date: 4 February 1799 Place: Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada
Marie-Esther Laporte dite St-Georges was the daughter of François Laporte dit St-Georges and Marie-Louise Moreau




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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.


News 1755 - September 5, 1755 - Acadian Expulsion
John Winslow, military commander at Annapolis, starts rounding up 5,000 Acadians from Grand Pre, Annapolis & Fundy coast for refusing to take an oath of allegiance; their land and farms are forfeited ...Read MORE...


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...


1771 Marriage / Partner
Joseph Benoit and Marguerite Felicite Daigle 9 September 1771, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

1772 Birth of Child
Marguerite-Felicite Benoit was born 19 October 1772, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

1782 Birth of Child
Francois Benoit was born 20 November 1782, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada

1799 Marriage / Partner
Joseph Benoit and Marie-Esther Laporte dite St-Georges 4 February 1799, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada



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