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flag female ancestor  Jeanne  ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR

  (b. abt. 1688 Acadia, Canada   d. 9 August 1732 Louisbourg, Île Royale, Acadie )  

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ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR Genealogy

Jeanne ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR was born abt. 1688 in Acadia, Canada. Jeanne ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR was the child of Jacques ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR   and   Anne MELANÇON (MELANSON) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Charles ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR and Jeanne MOTIN (maternal)  Charles MELANSON dit LAVERDURE and Marie DUGAS

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Jacques DAVID dit PONTIF 19 November 1703 in Port Royal, Acadia .  Jacques DAVID dit PONTIF  was born 22 December 1670 in Château-Richer, Québec, Canada (La Visitation-de-Notre-Dame de Chateau-Richer).  He died July 1712 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  He was the son of Jacques-Laurent DAVID dit PONTIF and Marie GRANDRY.

She married  (2) Pierre ROUSSEAU DE SOUVIGNY 18 February 1716 in Louisbourg, Île Royale, Acadie .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Pierre ROUSSEAU DE SOUVIGNY  was born abt. 1691 He died aft. 1736

Jeanne ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR died 9 August 1732 in Louisbourg, Île Royale, Acadie .
Details of the family tree of Jeanne appear below.
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Source: American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island (www.afgs.org/ditnames/index1.html)
  • 1703 Marriage / Partner
    Jeanne ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR and Jacques DAVID dit PONTIF 19 November 1703, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
  • 1712 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Jacques DAVID dit PONTIF died July 1712, , Acadia, Canada (Acadie)
  • 1716 Marriage / Partner
    Jeanne ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR and Pierre ROUSSEAU DE SOUVIGNY 18 February 1716, Louisbourg, Île Royale, Nova Scotia, Canada (Cape Breton Island)
  • 1732 Death
    9 August 1732
    Louisbourg, Île Royale, Nova Scotia, Canada (Cape Breton Island)


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