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  (b. abt. 1610 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. )  

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Robert CORMIER was born abt. 1610 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Robert CORMIER was the child of ?   and   ?

Robert was an immigrant, arriving by 1644.

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Robert  married  Marie PERAUD (PERRAULT) abt. 1634 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Marie PERAUD (PERRAULT)  was born abt. 1614 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. 
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Robert CORMIER married flag female ancestor Marie PERAUD (PERRAULT)-- Date: abt. 1634 Place: La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France 

"Robert Cormier, a master ship's carpenter born probably at La Rochelle, France, in c1610, perhaps the son of Abraham Cormier of Dieppe and Catherine LeMayne, sailed to Acadia in early 1644 aboard Le Petit St.-Pierre, so he was among the earliest settlers in the colony. He reached Fort St.-Pierre on Cape Breton Island in late spring of that year with his wife Marie Péraud and two young sons, Thomas and Jean. Back in La Rochelle, Robert had signed an indenture with associates of Acadian proprietor Nicolas Denys, who owned Fort St.-Pierre. Cormier's indenture with Denys called for three years service, but he stayed on at Fort St.-Pierre, now St. Peter's, Nova Scotia, until 1650, when he took his family to Port-Royal. Sometime in the 1650s, when trouble again shook the colony, Robert, his wife, and their younger son probably returned to La Rochelle. But son Thomas, who turned 18 in 1654, the year the English seized Port-Royal again, remained in the colony despite the troubles erupting all around him. He probably was a ship's carpenter like his father and worked at the trade in the colony's major settlement. "

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'Robert Cormier born in 1621 was a master- carpenter from La Rochelle married to Marie Pinaude. They came to St.-Pierre, Cape Breton in 1644. However, Robert's name appears on the census taken at Port Royal. François, fourth generation descendant was deported to England.'
Centre Acadien, Université Sainte-Anne, Church Point, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Acadian Ancestors, The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, February 19, 1983
Robert Cormier
'L'espirit de retour (the spirit of return) proved strong for the majority of French migrants, and fewer than one in ten remained in l'Acadie. But those who stayed became the founding generation of the Acadians: ... Robert Cormier and his wife Marie Peraud...'

Source: A Great and Noble Scheme by John Mack Faragher, page 45

Robert Cormier, master carpenter, and his wife, Marie Piraude, both
living in LaRochelle France, signed a contract in 1644 to go to Cap
Breton in New France (Fort St Pierre), with their son Thomas. In 1671, Thomas, age 35 and now also a carpenter, and his wife Madeleine Girouard (B. 1654 to Francois Girouard and Jeanne Aucoin) were on the census of Port Royal. In 1686, Thomas was at Beaubassin, where his four sons eventually located. In 1752, the family were refugees in the isthmus of Acadia at the Nampan River at Weskak, at Beausejour.

The following is from ancestorsacadian.html:

On January 8, 1644, Robert Cormier, master...

1642 Birth of Child
Jean CORMIER was born July 1642, , France
Added: - Updated: 11/27/2018 11:09:59 AM
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