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

  (b. abt. 1748 Acadia, Canada   d. 2 October 1830 Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada )  

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BENOIT Genealogy

Jean-Baptiste BENOIT was born abt. 1748 in Acadia, Canada. Jean-Baptiste BENOIT was the child of Geoffroi BENOIT   and   Madeleine BABIN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Claude BENOIT and Jeanne HÉBERT (maternal)  Pierre BABIN and Madeleine BOURG

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Françoise LÉTOURNEAU 9 October 1775 in Chambly, Province of Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Françoise LÉTOURNEAU  was born 30 August 1759 in Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly).  She died 22 September 1832 in Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada.  She was the daughter of Nicolas LÉTOURNEAU and Marie-Geneviève PELOQUIN dite FÉLIX.

Jean-Baptiste BENOIT died 2 October 1830 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Lower 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.
Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  On January 6th of each year, the Acadians celebrated Epiphany. This tradition included the Twelfth...Read MORE...

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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Daily Life in New France ( french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Jean-Baptiste BENOIT

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Jean-Baptiste BENOIT married flag female ancestor Françoise LÉTOURNEAU-- Date: 9 October 1775 Place: Chambly, Province of Québec, Canada
Françoise LÉTOURNEAU was the daughter of Nicolas LÉTOURNEAU and Marie-Geneviève PELOQUIN dite FÉLIX


flag female ancestor Elisabeth BENOIT (b.12 April 1781, Chambly, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 26 November 1801, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada)
m. Jean-Louis BOUCHER 23 September 1799

flag male ancestor Pierre BENOIT (b.30 May 1794, Chambly, Lower Canada   d. 30 August 1854, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada)
m. Angélique MAGNY 2 October 1815

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1775 Marriage / Partner
Jean-Baptiste BENOIT and Françoise LÉTOURNEAU 9 October 1775, Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)
1781 Birth of Child
Elisabeth BENOIT was born 12 April 1781, Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)
1794 Birth of Child
Pierre BENOIT was born 30 May 1794, Chambly, Québec, Canada (Saint-Joseph-de-Chambly)
1801 Death of Child
Elisabeth BENOIT died 26 November 1801, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
2 October 1830
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada (St-Johns)

Added: 3/5/2015 2:47:46 PM - Updated: 3/21/2015 11:54:31 AM

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