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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  Gervais  CYR

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He 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).  She died 7 April 1809 in Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil).  She was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste DUFRESNE and Marie-Catherine ARCHAMBAULT.

Gervais CYR died 20 August 1834 in Beloeil, Verchères, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Gervais appear below.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
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.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Je Me Souviens, A Publication of the American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Volume 35, Number 1. Spring 2012. Acadian Festivals.
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Seigneurs and the seigneurial system of New France (www.apointinhistory.net/ feudal-system.php)
  • 1770 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, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
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  • 1809 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Marie-Judith DUFRESNE died 7 April 1809, Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)
  • 1834 Death
    20 August 1834
    Beloeil, Verchères, Québec, Canada (Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil)


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Added: 1/23/2019 1:43:04 PM - Updated: 1/24/2020 4:32:36 PM

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