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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 )  

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FOREST Genealogy

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 .  He died 4 September 1801 in L'Assomption, Québec, Canada .  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.
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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
  • 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
  • 1779 Birth of Child
    Scholastique-Colette DESMARAIS was born 14 January 1779, L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
  • 1801 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Louis DESMARAIS died 4 September 1801 , L'Assomption, Québec, Canada
  • 1811 Death
    1 October 1811
    L'Assomption, Québec, Canada


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Added: 1/24/2015 12:53:57 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 1:16:50 PM

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