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Acadian Deportation - Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement


Starting in 1755, about 6,000 Acadians were forcibly removed from their colonies. The British military ordered the Acadians' communities to be destroyed and homes and barns were burned down. The people were dispersed among the 13 American colonies, but many refused them and sent them on to Europe. Families were torn apart and many lost everything they owned.

As a result of the deportation and the subsequent migrations, the Acadians ended up in the New England States and all along the eastern seaboard, as far south as Georgia. Many were put in jail, and many died at sea. Others ran away to Quebec, hid with the Mi'kmaqs in Nova Scotia, or went to present-day New Brunswick, or Prince Edward Island.

Source:www.cbc.ca/ acadian/ timeline.html

These ancestors were likely a part of the Grand Derangement which took place in 1755. NOTE: This is not a complete list. As we find more, we will continue to add them.
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  Joseph TRAHAN (1704, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - April 1757, , England (United Kingdom))
(Jean Charles TRAHAN & Marie Françoise BOUDROT (BOUDREAU))

  Madeleine TRAHAN (abt. 1704, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 19 November 1766, , France)
(Alexandre TRAHAN & Marie PELLERIN)

  Marie Josephe TRAHAN (abt. 1697, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - 13 December 1757, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City))
(Jean Charles TRAHAN & Marie Françoise BOUDROT (BOUDREAU))

  Paul TRAHAN (abt. 1717, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 3 April 1761, Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Québec, Canada )
(Alexandre TRAHAN & Marie PELLERIN)

  Pierre TRAHAN (9 June 1696, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 18 April 1772, , France)
(Guillaume TRAHAN & Jacqueline BENOIT dite LABRIERE)

  Pierre TRAHAN (abt. 1708, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 10 August 1756, Liverpool, England)
(Jean Charles TRAHAN & Marie Françoise BOUDROT (BOUDREAU))

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  Abraham VIGNEAULT (2 September 1733, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) - 12 June 1802, Bécancour, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Nativité-de-Notre-Dame-de-Becancour) (Saint-Edouard-de-Gentilly))
(Jacques VIGNEAULT dit MAURICE & Marguerite ARSENAULT)

  Anne VIGNEAULT (abt. 1738, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - April 1779, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France)
(Jacques VIGNEAULT dit MAURICE & Marguerite ARSENAULT)

  Jacques VIGNEAULT dit MAURICE (22 December 1702, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 18 May 1772, , France)
(Maurice VIGNEAULT & Marguerite COMEAU)

  Jean Baptiste VIGNEAULT dit MAURICE (18 August 1716, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 19 August 1767, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France)
(Maurice VIGNEAULT & Marguerite COMEAU)

  Jean-Baptiste VILLEDIEU (abt. 1694, , France - 24 December 1758 , at sea (Atlantic Ocean) (Pacific Ocean))
  Anne VINCENT (abt. 1699, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 16 December 1757, Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, Québec, Canada)
(Michel VINCENT & Marie Josephe RICHARD)

  Antoine VINCENT (1707, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 1776, Bretagne, France (Brittany))
(Michel VINCENT & Marie Josephe RICHARD)

  Blanche-Osithee VINCENT (abt. 1737, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 20 July 1821, Baie Ste-Anne, New Brunswick, Canada)
(Jean VINCENT dit CLEMENT & Elizabeth Isabelle MICHEL)

  Charles VINCENT (5 March 1726, Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia - abt 14 November 1756 , , England (United Kingdom))
(Michel VINCENT & Anne Marie DOIRON)

  Claire VINCENT (1704, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 14 March 1769, , France)
(Michel VINCENT & Marie Josephe RICHARD)

  Jean Baptiste VINCENT (abt. 1711, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 13 January 1766, Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada (Newcastle))
(Michel VINCENT & Anne Marie DOIRON)

  Joseph VINCENT (11 July 1722, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - September 1756, , England (United Kingdom))
(Michel VINCENT & Anne Marie DOIRON)

  Joseph VINCENT (abt. 1724, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 18 December 1800, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup))
(Pierre VINCENT & Marie GRANGER)

  Josephte VINCENT (abt. 1725, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 28 February 1770, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception))
(Pierre VINCENT & Marie GRANGER)

  Madeleine VINCENT (August 1714, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - abt 5 September 1782, , France)
(Michel VINCENT & Anne Marie DOIRON)

  Marie Agnes VINCENT (1692, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 13 December 1758, , France)
(Michel VINCENT & Marie Josephe RICHARD)

  Marie Anne VINCENT (1690, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - 13 December 1758, , France)
(Michel VINCENT & Marie Josephe RICHARD)

  Marie Josephe VINCENT (abt. 1731, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - 30 August 1812, , Louisiana, USA)
(Michel VINCENT & Anne Marie DOIRON)

  Marie Josephte VINCENT (1731, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - , )
(Jean VINCENT dit CLEMENT & Elizabeth Isabelle MICHEL)

  Marie Madeleine VINCENT (abt. 1725, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada / Pisiquit, Acadia - January 1785, , France)
(Pierre VINCENT & Marie GRANGER)

  Pierre VINCENT (abt. 1693, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) - bef. 1764, )
(Pierre VINCENT & Jeanne TRAHAN)

  François VINCENT dit CLEMENT (28 October 1726, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 1 May 1760, Beaumont, Québec, Canada (Saint-Étienne-de-Beaumont))
(Clement VINCENT & Madeleine LEVRON)

  Jean VINCENT dit CLEMENT (9 July 1713, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - abt. 1758, )
(Clement VINCENT & Madeleine LEVRON)

  Joseph VINCENT dit CLEMENT (29 September 1715, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - 13 December 1778, , France)
(Clement VINCENT & Madeleine LEVRON)

  Pierre VINCENT dit CLEMENT (October 1723, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia - , , Canada)
(Clement VINCENT & Madeleine LEVRON)

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