Sign In

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor  Catherine  FOREST

  (b. 30 November 1744 Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)   d. 1 October 1811 L'Assomption, Lower Canada )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
FOREST Genealogy

Follow us on Instagram     

Catherine FOREST was born 30 November 1744 in Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) . Catherine FOREST was the child of Joseph FOREST   and   Marie Anne GIROUARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jean Baptiste FOREST and Marie Elisabeth LABARRE (maternal)  Jacques GIROUARD and Anne PETITPAS

Catherine was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Louis DESMARAIS 8 November 1762 in L'Assomption, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Louis DESMARAIS  was born 16 July 1726 in L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage).  He died 4 September 1801 in L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage).  He was the son of François DESMARAIS and Marie-Thérèse-Louise PASTOUREL.

Catherine FOREST died 1 October 1811 in L'Assomption, Lower Canada .
Details of the family tree of Catherine 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.
Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  The first Acadian Census took place in Port Royal in 1671. One of the first in Canada, the total...Read MORE...
Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? French Canadians celebrate Dollard Day on the Monday preceding May 25. The day honors a...Read MORE...

Countries and Their Cultures - French-Canadians (
  • 1744 Birth
    30 November 1744
    Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
  • 1762 Marriage / Partner
    Catherine FOREST and Louis DESMARAIS 8 November 1762, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1779 Birth of Child
    Scholastique-Colette DESMARAIS was born 14 January 1779, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1801 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Louis DESMARAIS died 4 September 1801 , L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)
  • 1811 Death
    1 October 1811
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada (St-Pierre-du-Portage)

There is MORE. Sign in to see it.
Added: 1/24/2015 12:53:57 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 1:16:50 PM

About Catherine - Family History / Genealogy Charts

spacer Pedigree Chart spacer Family Group Record spacer Ancestral Map spacer Family Tree spacer Inventions spacer

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!
First Name:
*Last Name:

Genealogy research for Catherine Forest (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch, ancestry

Sign In
Discover your family history through historical newspapers (free trial)

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Is Catherine FOREST YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to Catherine FOREST, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.