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  (b. abt. 1636 France   d. abt. 1693 Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) )  

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Thomas CORMIER was born abt. 1636 in France. Thomas CORMIER was the child of Robert CORMIER   and   Marie PERAUD (PERRAULT)

Thomas was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1644.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Thomas  married  Marie Madeleine GIROUARD abt. 1668 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Marie Madeleine GIROUARD  was born abt. 1654 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia).  Marie Madeleine died abt. 1707 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence).  Marie Madeleine was the child of François GIROUARD and Jeanne AUCOIN.

Thomas CORMIER died abt. 1693 in Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) .
Details of the family tree of Thomas appear below.

Did You Know?Canadian Ancestry - Acadia - Did you know?  As a result of the deportation of 1755 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...Read MORE...

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Thomas CORMIER


Thomas CORMIER married flag female ancestor Marie Madeleine GIROUARD-- Date: abt. 1668 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
Marie Madeleine GIROUARD was the child of François GIROUARD and Jeanne AUCOIN

"Marie-Madeleine Girouard was only fourteen when she married Thomas Cormier, who at thrity-two was more than twice her age; she bore ten children over the next twenty years, ending her reproductive years at the relatively young age of thirty-four."

Source: A Great and Noble Scheme by John Mack Faragher, page 65

" In 1668, at age 32, Thomas Cormier finally started a family of his own when he married Marie-Madeleine, called Madeleine, 14-year-old daughter of Francois Girouard, at Port-Royal. He and Madeleine had 10 children. Five of their daughters married into the Boudrot, Haché dit Gallant, Cyr, and Poirier families. Thomas and Madeleine's four sons married granddaughters of Daniel LeBlanc.

In the early 1670s, Thomas, with one of his brothers-in-law, helped pioneer the Acadian settlement at Chignecto. By any measure of material success in that place and time, he and his family fared very well along the Baie de Beaubassin. When the census taker came to Chignecto in 1686 and noted the settlers' land and animal holdings, only the seigneur of Beaubassin, Michel Le Neuf, Sieur de La Valliere, controlled more land than Thomas Cormier; La Valliere held 60 arpents; Thomas and three other heads of households in the settlement each held 40 arpents of land. Not even the seigneur had as many cattle as Thomas; the census taker counted 30 head for him. Only the seigneur and two other settlers had more sheep; Thomas had 10. Only four other settlers had as many or more hogs than Thomas, who owned 15.

A few years later, in c1690, Thomas died at Chignecto in his mid-50s. In the decades that followed, his four sons and their LeBlanc wives from Grand-Pré set down solid roots at Chignecto"


Children of Thomas CORMIER and Marie Madeleine GIROUARD:

flag female ancestor Madeleine Marie CORMIER (b.abt. 1670, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. bef. 1714, , Acadia, Canada )
m. Michel BOUDROT abt. 1690 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag male ancestor François CORMIER (b.abt. 1672, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. abt. 1732, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) )
m. Marguerite LEBLANC 1692 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag female ancestor Anne Marie CORMIER (b.abt. 1674, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. 10 January 1739, Charlottetown, Ile Saint-Jean, Acadia )
m. Michel HACHE dit GALLANT 1690 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag male ancestor Alexis CORMIER (b.abt. 1676, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. abt. 1732, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) )
m. Marie Anne LEBLANC 1697 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor Germain CORMIER (b.abt. 1680, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. 10 January 1758, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Marie Josephe LEBLANC 1703 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag male ancestor Pierre CORMIER (b.25 March 1682, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. abt. 1730, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) )
m. Catherine Marie LEBLANC abt. 1702 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag female ancestor Claire Angélique CORMIER (b.2 June 1684, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. , )
m. Pierre CYR bef. 1701 in , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)

flag female ancestor Marie Jeanne CORMIER (b.12 May 1686, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. abt. 1748, , Acadia, Canada )
m. Jean Baptiste POIRIER 1706 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

flag female ancestor Agnes CORMIER (b.12 May 1686, Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. bef. 1750, , Acadia, Canada )
m. Pierre POIRIER 1705 in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)

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Thomas Cormier
Thomas Cormier (Cormie) was a carpenter and in comfortable circumstances having seven head of horned cattle, seven sheep and six arpents of land under cultivation. When the census of 1686 was taken, he had left Port Royal and was living in Mines. He appears to have been one of the early settlers of Mines and probably went there with his two brothers-in-law, Germain Girouard and Jacques Belou, who married Marie Girouard. By 1686, Cormier was the father of nine children, four sons and five daughters, the eldest Madeleine being eighteen. He prospered and had forty cultivated acres, twenty horned cattle, ten sheep and fifteen swine. Chignecto and its vicinity always remained home to the Cormier family, while there were no Cormier's in Port Royal in 1730 or at Mines in 1755.
In 1752, there were thirteen families named Cormier gathered at Beausejour, all residents of nearby settlements (eight from Westcook and three from Nappan). It's evident that the Cormiers were not driven from Acadia...Read MORE...

Thomas CORMIER -

Acadian Ancestors, The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, February 19, 1983
1671 Port Royal
Thomas CORMIER, carpenter, 35, wife Madeline GIROUARD 17; Child: 1 daughter 2; cattle 7, sheep 7.
1671 Acadian Census
1682 Birth of Child
Pierre CORMIER was born 25 March 1682, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)
1684 Birth of Child
Claire Angélique CORMIER was born 2 June 1684, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)
1686 Port Royal
Thomas CORMIER 55, Magdelaine GIROUARD 37; children: Magdeleine 18. Francois 16, Alexis 14, Marie 12, Germain 10, Pierre 8, Angelique 4, twins Marie and Jeanne 1; 4 guns, 40 arpents, 30 cattle, 10 sheep, 15 hogs.
1686 Acadian Census
1686 Birth of Child
Agnes CORMIER was born 12 May 1686, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)
1686 Birth of Child
Marie Jeanne CORMIER was born 12 May 1686, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)
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