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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Pierre  MARTIN

  (b. abt. 1601 France   d. bet. 1671-1678 Port Royal, Acadia )  

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Pierre MARTIN was born abt. 1601 in France

Pierre MARTIN was the child of ?   and   ?

Pierre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1636.

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Pierre  married  Catherine VIGNEAU 30 June 1630 in France .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Catherine VIGNEAU  was born abt. 1603 in France.  Catherine died bet. 1671-1678 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia). 

Pierre MARTIN died bet. 1671-1678 in Port Royal, Acadia .

Supposedly brought first apple trees to Acadia from France.

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Pierre MARTIN married immigrant flag female ancestor Catherine VIGNEAU-- Date: 30 June 1630 Place: , France
"Among the followers of de Razilly who debarked at la Heve on the 8th of September, 1632, were Pierre Martin, his wife, Catherine Vigneau and their young son, also named Pierre, age six. They were peasants from Britanny. In 1636, Pierre Martin and his wife had moved to Port Royal and in the same year a second son was born to them. He was named Mathieu and was the first child of French parentage born in Acadia..."

Title Old Families of Louisiana
Authors Stanley Clisby Arthur, George Campbell Huchet de Kernion
Editor Stanley Clisby Arthur
Edition reprint
Publisher Genealogical Publishing Com, 2006
ISBN 0806346884, 9780806346885
Length 432 pages
Page 384

"Pierre, son of René Martin and Étiennette Poirier of St.-German de Bourgeuil in the Loire valley of France, born in c1601, married Catherine, daughter of Olivier Vigneau, at St.-Germain de Bourgueil in June 1630. Six years later, having been recruited by agents of the Company of New France, Pierre arrived in Acadia on the St.-Jehan with his wife Catherine and sons Étienne, Pierre, fils, and Urbain. Pierre, père died at Port-Royal in the late 1670s, in his 70s. He and Catherine had seven children, including four sons, but only two of them married, and only one of them had children of his own. Their three daughters married into the Morin dit Boucher, Bourg, Pellerin, and Mercier dit Caudebec families. "


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Origin of Surname
This name may be derived from the Latin martius, warlike, from Mars, the God of War. In the Gaelic, mor is great, and duin, a man. Morduin, a chief, a warrior.
An etymological dictionary of family and Christian names - By William Arthur - 1857.

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Acadian Ancestors, The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, September 10, 1983
marriage1630 Marriage / Partner
Pierre MARTIN and Catherine VIGNEAU 30 June 1630, , France
1632 Birth of Child
Pierre MARTIN was born 5 October 1632 , St-Germain, Bourgueil, Indre Et Loire, France
1671 Census - Port Royal
Pierre MARTIN, 70, wife Catherine VIGNEAU 68 Children (married): Pierre 45, Marie 35, Marguerite 32, Andre 30 (not married): Mathier 35 cattle 7, sheep 8.
1671 Acadian Census
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