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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  Jean-Baptiste  BROUSSARD

  (b. 23 March 1705 Port Royal, Acadia   d. 4 July 1770 Mascouche, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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Jean-Baptiste BROUSSARD was born 23 March 1705 in Port Royal, Acadia. Jean-Baptiste BROUSSARD was the child of Jean-François BROUSSARD (BROSSARD)   and   Catherine RICHARD and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Michel RICHARD dit SANSOUCY and Madeleine BLANCHARD

Jean-Baptiste was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Anne Cécile BABIN abt. 1728 in Acadia, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Anne Cécile BABIN  was born abt. 1707 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She died 12 July 1747 in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia.  She was the daughter of Vincent Joseph BABIN and Anne THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT).

Jean-Baptiste BROUSSARD died 4 July 1770 in Mascouche, Province of Québec, Canada .
Details of the family tree of Jean-Baptiste 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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  • Bio
    Youngest son Jean-Baptiste, born in March 1704, married Cécile Babin, younger sister of brother Claude's first wife, probably at Annapolis Royal in c1728. They remained at Port-Royal. Jean-Baptiste remarried to Anne, daughter of Louis Thebeau, probably at Annapolis Royal in c1748. Jean-Baptiste died at Mascouche, near Montréal, in July 1770, age 66, after Le Grand Dérangement.
  • 1705 Birth
    23 March 1705
    Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • 1734 Birth of Child
    Marguerite BROUSSARD was born 4 February 1734, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
  • 1747 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Anne Cécile BABIN died 12 July 1747, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
    Jean-Baptiste fought with older brothers Alexandre and Joseph dit Beausoleil in the Acadian resistance. When his brothers 'surrendered' to British forces at Fort Cumberland, formerly French Fort Beauséjour, in late 1759, Jean-Baptiste refused to join them and took his family to Québec. One account says that his wife, two children, and his mother-in-law died on the way to Canada. One of his daughters by his first wife remarried at Île Jesus,...Read MORE...
  • 1770 Death
    4 July 1770
    Mascouche, Québec, Canada (Saint-Henri-de-Mascouche)

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Added: 2/2/2015 2:10:51 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 1:01:21 PM

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