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flag  Claude  ARSENAULT

  (b. 1730, Acadia, Canada   d. 22 February 1801Sorel, Lower Canada )  
Summary: Claude ARSENAULT was born 1730 in , Acadia, Canada . Claude ARSENAULT was the child of Pierre ARSENAULT (ARCENAULT) (ARSENEAU) and Marie Marguerite CORMIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre ARSENAULT (ARCENAULT) (ARSENEAU) and Anne BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) (maternal)  Alexis CORMIER and Marie Anne LEBLANC

He married  Anne DOUCET 14 February 1774 in Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada .  Anne DOUCET  was born 23 March 1713 in , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) .  She died 14 April 1791 .  She was the daughter of René DOUCET and Marie Anne BROUSSARD (BROSARD).

Claude ARSENAULT died 22 February 1801 in Sorel, Lower Canada.
m. Comeau Marie
m. Doucet Anne

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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? On January 6th of each year, the Acadians celebrated Epiphany. This tradition included the Twelfth Night cake. The cake contained a ring, a medal, and a button. When the cake was cut, it was said that the person who found the ring would be married soon. The person who found the medal would have a religious vocation. The person who found the button would remain a bachelor or old maid.

Je Me Souviens, A Publication of the American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Volume 35, Number 1. Spring 2012. Acadian Festivals.
Did You Know? Over time, Quebec 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 Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? Around 1825, La Cuisinière Bourgeoise, was written as a guide for those employed in the service of middle class households. This volume was one of the first in Canada to address the subject in a comprehensive manner. It includes information on basic foods such as meats, eggs and vegetables and provides extensive details on their preparation.
Sorel, Québec, Canada - Église de Saint-Pierre
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Claude ARSENAULT married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag Anne DOUCET-- Date: 14 February 1774 Place: Saint-Ours, Province of Québec, Canada
Anne DOUCET was the daughter of René DOUCET and Marie Anne BROUSSARD (BROSARD)

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Canada In 1745 Louisbourg fell to British forces from New England.
An expedition organized by Massachusetts Governor William Shirley besieged and ultimately captured...Read MORE...

Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748 acadian/ timeline.html -

News 1749--French population of the whole of the Acadian Peninsula : 13,000 -

Canada 1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. acadtime.htm
The establishment of Halifax in 1749 engrained a solid colonized British presence on the Atlantic...Read MORE...

News 1750 - LeLoutre gets the Indians to burn Beaubassin to get Acadians over to French territory. acadtime.htm -

Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23). about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

News 1754 - At the beginning of the French and Indian War of 1754,
the British government demanded that Acadians take an oath of allegiance to the Crown that included ...Read MORE...

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

Acadia 1755
Beginning of the Acadian Expulsion on July 28

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

News 1758 - The Acadians who fled to Ile St. Jean and Ile Royale are rounded up and 3000+ are sent to France.
Two of the ships are unseaworthy and sink ... hundreds of Acadians perish. The ones who make it to...Read MORE...

Canada 1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City

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News 1760 - August 21, 1760 - French & Indian War - Brigadier General James Murray puts the village of Sorel to the torch. todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ August_21 -

News 1764 - British authorities in 1764 allowed Acadians to return in small isolated groups.
They returned slowly, settling in various locations on mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island. ...Read MORE...

1774 Marriage / Partner
Claude ARSENAULT and Anne DOUCET 14 February 1774, Saint-Ours, Québec, Canada (Immaculée-Conception)
Canada At the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775, American rebels invade Canada
but despite the efforts of rebel spies to entice Quebec to join the revolution, les Canadiens...Read MORE...

Canada 1775 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
On December 31, 1775, during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83), Patriot forces under Colonel Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) and General Richard Montgomery (1738-75) attempted to capture the...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

News 1781 - It is in Sorel that the Christmas tree made its first appearance in North America on Christmas Eve in 1781
The baroness Frederika von Riedesel hosted a party of British and German officers in "la maison des ...Read MORE...

News 1785 - December 25 - Christ Church opens at Sorel; oldest Anglican church in Québec todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ December_25 -

Canada 1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
The Constitutional Act of 1791 was an Act of the British Parliament creating Upper Canada and Lower ...Read MORE...

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

22 February 1801
Sorel, Québec, Canada

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