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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor  François  GIROUARD

  (b. abt. 1710 Acadia, Canada   d. 30 May 1790 Québec, Province of Québec, Canada )  

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François GIROUARD was born abt. 1710 in Acadia, Canada. François GIROUARD was the child of Germain GIROUARD   and   Jeanne BARIAU (BÉRIAULT) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Germain GIROUARD and Marie Françoise BOURGEOIS (maternal)  Nicolas BARIAU (BARILLOT, BARRIEU, BARIAULT) and Martine HÉBERT

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie POIRIER 25 January 1735 in Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence) .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Marie POIRIER  was born abt. 1719 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She was the daughter of Michel POIRIER and Jeanne BOURGEOIS.

He married  (2) Catherine BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) 3 November 1762 in Québec, Canada .  Catherine BOUDROT (BOUDREAU)  was born abt. 1705 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She died 19 May 1799 in Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City).  She was the daughter of Charles BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) and Marie CORPORON.

François GIROUARD died 30 May 1790 in Québec, Province of Québec, Canada .
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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?  In Acadia, a "belief is that sinners may be transformed into black bears or dogs, in which shape...Read MORE...

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The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
  • 1735 Marriage / Partner
    François GIROUARD and Marie POIRIER 25 January 1735, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada / Beaubassin, Acadia (Fort Lawrence)
  • 1762 Marriage / Partner
    François GIROUARD and Catherine BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) 3 November 1762, Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)
  • 1790 Death
    30 May 1790
    Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

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Added: 2/18/2015 1:28:14 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 12:40:30 PM

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