GreenerPasture.com

Sign In



Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Alexandre  LEBORGNE

  (b. 12 March 1640 La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France   d. abt. 1693 Port Royal, Acadia )  

Am I Your Ancestor?
LEBORGNE Genealogy

Follow us on Instagram     

Alexandre LEBORGNE was born 12 March 1640 in La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France. Alexandre LEBORGNE was the child of ?   and   ?

Alexandre was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1654.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR bet. 1668-1674 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Marie ST-ETIENNE dite LATOUR  was born abt. 1652 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She died 28 May 1739 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  She was the daughter of Charles ST-ETIENNE dit LATOUR and Jeanne MOTIN.

Alexandre LEBORGNE died abt. 1693 in Port Royal, Acadia.

Occupation: governor and seigneur of Port-Royal



son of Emmanuel Leborgne and Jeanne Francois


Details of the family tree of Alexandre appear below.
Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  Acadian Chicken Fricot (Fricot à la poule) - "the most popular fricot in Acadia. For important...Read MORE...



Acadian Recipes (www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/ Do/ FoodAndWine/ AcadianRecipes.aspx)
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - The Seigneurial System (1627 - 1854)
The seigneurial system was a form of land settlement modeled on the French feudal system. It began in New France in 1627 with the formation of the Compagnie des Cent-Associés (or Company of 100 Associates), which was initially responsible for handing out land grants and seigneurial rights. The land was divided into five by 15 kilometer plots, usually along major rivers like the St. Lawrence. They were then further subdivided into narrow, but long lots for settlement. These lots were usually long enough to be suitable for faming, and they provided everyone who lived on them with equal access to neighbouring farms and the river. There were three main groups of people who lived off the land in this system: Seigneurs, Habitants and Engagés

Alexandre LEBORGNE was a seigneur.
Seigneurs were the most important colonists, as they were usually in the military or aristocracy prior to being a settler. These seigneurs then were charged with the task of subdividing large parcels of land into five by 15 kilometer concessions, then renting this land to a habitant. Under regulations set up by the French government in France, the seigneur could also set up a court of law, set up a mill on his land and organize a commune.

Source: Canada in the Making (www.canadiana.ca/citm/index_e.html)
  • Biography
    LE BORGNE DE BELLE-ISLE, ALEXANDRE, temporary governor of Acadia, seigneur of Port-Royal; b. 1640 or 1643 at La Rochelle, son of Emmanuel Le Borgne and Jeanne François; d. c. 1693 at Port-Royal.

    Emmanuel Le Borgne had advanced considerable sums of money to Menou d’Aulnay, the former governor of Acadia, to further the latter’s plans for colonization. On d’Aulnay’s death in 1650, Le Borgne sought to recover his outlay. His claims and the steps...Read MORE...


    Dictionary of Canadian Biography (www.biographi.ca)
  • 1640 Birth
    12 March 1640
    La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, Poitou-Charentes, France
  • Alexandre LEBORGNE
    pinterest

    Acadian Ancestors, The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, August 13, 1983


There is MORE. Sign in to see it.
Added: 4/3/2015 2:02:08 PM - Updated: 11/27/2018 11:18:22 AM

About Alexandre - Family History / Genealogy Charts

spacer Pedigree Chart spacer Family Group Record spacer Inventions spacer

Not the person you are looking for? Try again!
First Name:
*Last Name:
Gender:
Born (+/- 5 years):
Died (+/- 5 years):
Match all terms exactly:

Genealogy research for Alexandre Leborgne (on other sites)

findagrave, familysearch, ancestry

Sign In
Discover your family history through historical newspapers (free trial)
Newspapers.com

Sign In or Join for FREE! to see the details!

Completely FREE. We will never ask for your credit card.

Is Alexandre LEBORGNE YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to Alexandre LEBORGNE, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.