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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor  Marie-Josephe  MELANSON

  (b. 6 December 1713 Port Royal, Acadia   d. 19 October 1793 Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada )  

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Marie-Josephe MELANSON was born 6 December 1713 in Port Royal, Acadia. Marie-Josephe MELANSON was the child of Pierre MELANSON   and   Anne GRANGER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles MELANSON dit LAVERDURE and Marie DUGAS (maternal)  Lawrence (Laurent) GRANGER and Marie Henriette LANDRY

Marie-Josephe was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Claude DUGAS 29 MAY 1731 in Port Royal, Acadia .  Claude DUGAS  was born 14 January 1710 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.  He died 3 September 1792 in Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm) (Saint Jacques de l’Achigan).  He was the son of Abraham DUGAS and Madeleine Marie LANDRY.

Marie-Josephe MELANSON died 19 October 1793 in Saint-Jacques, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Marie-Josephe appear below.
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From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

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  • 1713 Birth
    6 December 1713
    Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • 1731 Marriage / Partner
    Marie-Josephe MELANSON and Claude DUGAS 29 MAY 1731, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • 1792 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Claude DUGAS died 3 September 1792, Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm) (Saint Jacques de l’Achigan)
  • 1793 Death
    19 October 1793
    Saint-Jacques, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jacques-de-Montcalm) (Saint Jacques de l’Achigan)

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Added: 12/12/2010 2:46:06 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 4:07:22 PM

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