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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  René  BLANCHARD

  (b. abt. 1701Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 27 September 1788Ascension, Louisiana, USA )  
Summary: René BLANCHARD was born abt. 1701 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. René BLANCHARD was the child of René BLANCHARD and Anne LANDRY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BLANCHARD and Françoise LEBLANC (maternal)  René LANDRY LE JEUNNE and Marie BERNARD

He married  Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) 9 July 1726 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT)  was born 8 June 1709 in Canning, Nova Scotia, Canada / Riviere Aux Canards, Acadia .  She was the daughter of Germain THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) and Marie Anne RICHARD.

René BLANCHARD died 27 September 1788 in Ascension, Territory of Orleans.
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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? By 1730, the majority of Acadians had signed an oath swearing allegiance to the British Crown, but they insisted they would not fight either the French or the native Indians.
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
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The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - Grand Pre Village, N.S.
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Grand Pre Village, N.S.
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Road To Grand Pre, N.S.
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
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René BLANCHARD married flag Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT)-- Date: 9 July 1726 Place: Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) was the daughter of Germain THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) and Marie Anne RICHARD

On 9 July 1726 René, married Marguerite Thériault, at age 17, daughter of Germain Thériault and Anne Richard, in Grand-Pré, Acadia, Canada.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).

flag Olivier BLANCHARD (b.1726, , Acadia, Canada   d. 16 August 1796, )

flag Joseph BLANCHARD (b.5 June 1730, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag Anne BLANCHARD (b.May 14 1732, Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia  d. , )

flag Amant BLANCHARD (b.28 August 1734, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Desire BLANCHARD (b.23 July 1736, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Marguerite BLANCHARD (b.19 December 1738, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Anselme BLANCHARD (b.18 May 1741, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Marie Josephe BLANCHARD (b.7 August 1743, , Acadia, Canada   d. 3 January 1748, Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia)

flag Mathurin BLANCHARD (b.29 December 1745, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Françoise BLANCHARD (b.25 December 1746, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

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News 1704 - Attacked
June 20: Benjamin Church (1639-1718), with 700 men, three warships and fourteen transports, burned ...Read MORE...

1726 Marriage / Partner
René BLANCHARD and Marguerite THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT) 9 July 1726, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
1730 Birth of Child
Joseph BLANCHARD was born 5 June 1730, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1732 Birth of Child
Anne BLANCHARD was born May 14 1732, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
1734 Birth of Child
Amant BLANCHARD was born 28 August 1734, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1736 Birth of Child
Desire BLANCHARD was born 23 July 1736, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1738 Birth of Child
Marguerite BLANCHARD was born 19 December 1738, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1741 Birth of Child
Anselme BLANCHARD was born 18 May 1741, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1743 Birth of Child
Marie Josephe BLANCHARD was born 7 August 1743, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1745 Birth of Child
Mathurin BLANCHARD was born 29 December 1745, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
1746 Birth of Child
Françoise BLANCHARD was born 25 December 1746, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
News 1747 Troops from New England Massacred at Grand Pre.

1748 Death of Child
Marie Josephe BLANCHARD died 3 January 1748, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

News 1755 - September 5, 1755 - Acadian Expulsion
John Winslow, military commander at Annapolis, starts rounding up 5,000 Acadians from Grand Pre,...Read MORE...

Acadia 1755
Beginning of the Acadian Expulsion on July 28

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed - June 1, 1774

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

27 September 1788
Ascension, Louisiana, USA

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