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HELP! Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  Gervais  CYR

  (b. abt. 1748 Acadia, Canada   d. 20 August 1834 Beloeil, Lower Canada )  

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Gervais CYR was born abt. 1748 in Acadia, Canada

Gervais CYR was the child of Pierre CYR   and   Marguerite HÉBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Louis CYR (SIRE) and Marie Josephte MICHEL (maternal)  Pierre HÉBERT dit LAPRADE and Jeanne Isabelle Elizabeth LANDRY

Gervais was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.
To learn more about the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement, visit: What Was The Acadian Expulsion of 1755? Unraveling the Grand Dérangement

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

Gervais  married  Marie-Judith DUFRESNE 19 February 1770 in Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie-Judith DUFRESNE  was born 15 December 1731 in Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-d'Assise-de-la-Longue-Pointe).  Marie-Judith died 7 April 1809 in Beloeil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil).  Marie-Judith was the child of Jean-Baptiste DUFRESNE and Marie-Catherine ARCHAMBAULT.

Gervais  married  (2) Monique BESSETTE 29 October 1810 in Chambly, Lower Canada .  Monique BESSETTE  was born 23 February 1761 in Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly).  Monique died 13 November 1842 in Saint-Grégoire, Nicolet, Québec, Canada (Saint-Grégoire-le-Grand) (Bécancour)*.  Monique was the child of Jean-Baptiste BESSETTE (BESSET) and Marie-Anne PAQUET dite LARIVIERE.

Gervais CYR died 20 August 1834 in Beloeil, Lower Canada .
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Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Gervais CYR


Gervais CYR married flag female ancestor Marie-Judith DUFRESNE-- Date: 19 February 1770 Place: Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada
Marie-Judith DUFRESNE was the child of Jean-Baptiste DUFRESNE and Marie-Catherine ARCHAMBAULT

Children of Gervais CYR and Marie-Judith DUFRESNE:

Gervais CYR married flag female ancestor Monique BESSETTE-- Date: 29 October 1810 Place: Chambly, Lower Canada
Monique BESSETTE was the child of Jean-Baptiste BESSETTE (BESSET) and Marie-Anne PAQUET dite LARIVIERE

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Kings and Queens1763 - France cedes its North American posessions to Britain by the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). Quebec City French-speaking Catholics were now under the rule of Protestant Britain under King George III.
marriage1770 Marriage / Partner
Gervais CYR and Marie-Judith DUFRESNE 19 February 1770, Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-d'Assise-de-la-Longue-Pointe)
1770 Birth of Child
Marie CYR was born 7 December 1770, Longue-Pointe, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Saint-François-d'Assise-de-la-Longue-Pointe)

Beloeil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
News1775 - 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.
News1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
marriage1791 Marriage of Child
Marie CYR married 24 October 1791, Beloeil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil) to Jean-Baptiste DEGRE dit PRECOURT
1809 Death of Spouse/Partner
Marie-Judith DUFRESNE died 7 April 1809, Beloeil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
marriage1810 Marriage / Partner
Gervais CYR and Monique BESSETTE 29 October 1810, Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)
News1818 - Canada's border is defined as the 49th Parallel from Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains.

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Kings and Queens1820 - January 29 - George IV becomes King of England
Kings and Queens1830 - June 26 - William IV becomes King of England
death1834 Death
20 August 1834
Beloeil, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
Added: 1/23/2019 1:43:04 PM - Updated: 8/12/2020 7:53:35 AM
Did You Know?Canadian Ancestry - Acadia - Did you know?  The first Acadian Census took place in Port Royal in 1671. One of the first in Canada, the total count was 392 people, 482 cattle, and 524 sheep! In the 1680s and 1690s many people left Port Royal...Read MORE...


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