Acadia - Did you know? From 1632 until 1653 the core group of settlers arrived. Ownership of the Acadian colonies was tossed back and forth between the French and the English.
Quebec - Did you know?The sock dance is an integral part of the French-Canadian weddings. If there is an unmarried older sibling, he/she has to wear the socks and do a funny dance. The guests will throw money at his/her feet as he/she dances. The money is later given to the couple getting married.
She married Joseph Vincent
18 April 1759
in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
was born abt. 1724
in , Acadia (Acadie), Canada
He died 18 December 1800
in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada
He was the son of Pierre Vincent and Marie Granger.
Jeanne Benoit died 17 March 1801
in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada.
1747 Troops from New England Massacred at Grand Pre.
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 -
1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.
1800 Death of Spouse/Partner Joseph Vincent died 18 December 1800, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada
Death 17 March 1801 Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada
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