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  (b. abt. 1668 Port Royal, Acadia   d. 4 October 1709 Port Royal, Acadia )  

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Alexandre RICHARD was born abt. 1668 in Port Royal, Acadia . Alexandre RICHARD was the child of Michel RICHARD dit SANSOUCY   and   Madeleine BLANCHARD and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Jean-Baptiste BLANCHARD and Radegonde LAMBERT

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Alexandre  married  Elizabeth Isabelle PETITPAS abt. 1687 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Elizabeth Isabelle PETITPAS  was born abt. 1670 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia).  Elizabeth Isabelle died abt. 1755 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  Elizabeth Isabelle was the child of Claude PETITPAS and Catherine BUGARET.

Alexandre RICHARD died 4 October 1709 in Port Royal, Acadia .
Details of the family tree of Alexandre appear below.
Did You Know?Canadian Genealogy - Acadia - Did you know?  Some Acadians believed that "if a bird hit a window in flight, someone has passed away"
  • 1671 Port Royal
    Michel RICHARD, 41, wife Madeleine BLANCHARD 28; Children Rene 14, Pierre 10, Martin 6, Alexandre 3, Catherine 8, Anne and Magdeleine 5 weeks; cattle 15, sheep 14.
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1671cens.htm
  • 1686 Port Royal
    Michel RICHARD 56, Jeanne BABIN 18 Children (the first 5 are probably from a previous marriage to Magdeleine BLANCHARD): Martin 19, Alexandre 17, Marie 12, Cecille 10, Marguerite 7, Michel 2, and 5 others who are married 2 guns, 12 arpents, 16 cattle. 30 sheep, 8 hogs.
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1686cens.htm
  • 1693 Port Royal
    Alexandre RICHARD 25, Isabel PETITPAS, Jean Baptiste 6, Marie Josephe 2; 8 cattle, 10 sheep, 8 pigs, 18 arpents, 1 gunf
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1693cens.htm
  • 1695 - Oath of Allegiance to King William III
    In August 1695, English authorities imposed on the Acadian inhabitants at Port-Royal an oath of allegiance to King William III. Many family heads signed or made their marks on the document that attested to their having taken the oath. Louis Allain, Jean Babineau, called Babinot, Jean Bastarache, Jean Belliveau, Martin and Guillaume Blanchard, Bernard and Martin Bourg, François Broussard, Pierre Cellier, called Le Cellier, Étienne, Jean l'aîné, ...Read MORE...


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  • 1698 Port Royal
    Alexandre RICHARD 30; Elisabeth PETITPAS (wife) 30; Marie 10; Marguerite 6; Jeanne 4; Pierre 2; 12 cattle, 20 sheep, 10 hogs, 16 arpents, 1 gun,
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1698cens.htm
  • 1700 Acadian Census - Port Royal
    Alexandre Richard, 32
    Elisabeth Petitpas, wife, 35
    Jean-Baptiste 13,
    Pierre, 3
    Jean, 1
    Marie-Josephe, 9
    Marie, 8
    Marguerite, 7
    Jeanne, 5
    Angelique, 2

    12 cattle, 14 sheep, 2 guns and 20 arpents of land
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1700cens.htm
  • 1701 Port Royal
    Alexandre RICHARD 38, Isabel PETITPAS (wife) 30; Pierre 5, Jean-Baptiste 1; servant: Ame Petitpas 13; 1 gun, 10 cattle, 15 sheep, 7 hogs, 4 arpents.
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1701cens.htm
  • 1703 Birth of Child
    Germain RICHARD was born 22 May 1703, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)


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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Alexandre RICHARD

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Alexandre RICHARD married flag female ancestor Elizabeth Isabelle PETITPAS-- Date: abt. 1687 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
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Elizabeth Isabelle PETITPAS was the child of Claude PETITPAS and Catherine BUGARET


"Alexandre, by his first wife, born in c1668, married Isabelle, or Élisabeth, daughter of Claude Petitpas, at Port-Royal in c1690. They remained at Port-Royal, where they raised nine children, including three sons who married into the Boudrot, LeBlanc, Robichaud, and Daigre families. Their five daughters married into the Savoie, Dupuis, Bastarache, and Thibodeau families. Alexandre died at Port-Royal in October 1709, in his early 40s."

Children of Alexandre RICHARD and Elizabeth Isabelle PETITPAS:

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor Marie Josephe RICHARD (b.abt. 1691, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 24 January 1763, Québec, Province of Québec, Canada )
m. François Xavier SAVOIE 23 November 1707 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

flag female ancestor Anne Marguerite RICHARD (b.abt. 1693, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 8 December 1754, Port Royal, Acadia )
m. Jean DUPUIS 1 January 1713 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

flag female ancestor Jeanne RICHARD (b.abt. 1694, Port Royal, Acadia   d. abt. 1735, , Acadia, Canada )
m. Jean Pierre DUPUIS 6 January 1720 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor Pierre Toussaint RICHARD (b.abt. 1696, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 26 January 1778, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France)
m. Marie Josephe BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) 1722 in Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Toulouse, Acadia)
m. Marguerite LEBLANC 1751 in Saint Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Toulouse, Acadia)

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor Angélique RICHARD (b.abt. 1698, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 8 January 1758, Québec, Canada, New France )
m. Jean BASTARACHE 25 November 1721 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

flag male ancestor Jean Baptiste RICHARD (b.abt. 1700, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 25 March 1751, Port Royal, Acadia )
m. Marguerite ROBICHAUD 13 February 1730 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag male ancestor Germain RICHARD (b.22 May 1703, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 8 November 1764, Saint Domingue, Haiti)
m. Marguerite DAIGLE 3 February 1728 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

flag boy ancestor Michel RICHARD (b.18 September 1706, Port Royal, Acadia   d. 10 January 1721, Port Royal, Acadia )

flag female ancestor Anne Marie RICHARD (b.20 May 1709, Port Royal, Acadia   d. abt. 1745, , Acadia, Canada )
m. Michel THIBODEAU 18 September 1729 in Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada (Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia)



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1671 Port Royal
Michel RICHARD, 41, wife Madeleine BLANCHARD 28; Children Rene 14, Pierre 10, Martin 6, Alexandre 3, Catherine 8, Anne and Magdeleine 5 weeks; cattle 15, sheep 14.
www.acadian-cajun.com/1671cens.htm
1686 Port Royal
Michel RICHARD 56, Jeanne BABIN 18 Children (the first 5 are probably from a previous marriage to Magdeleine BLANCHARD): Martin 19, Alexandre 17, Marie 12, Cecille 10, Marguerite 7, Michel 2, and 5 others who are married 2 guns, 12 arpents, 16 cattle. 30 sheep, 8 hogs.
www.acadian-cajun.com/1686cens.htm
1693 Port Royal
Alexandre RICHARD 25, Isabel PETITPAS, Jean Baptiste 6, Marie Josephe 2; 8 cattle, 10 sheep, 8 pigs, 18 arpents, 1 gunf
www.acadian-cajun.com/1693cens.htm
1695 - Oath of Allegiance to King William III
In August 1695, English authorities imposed on the Acadian inhabitants at Port-Royal an oath of allegiance to King William III. Many family heads signed or made their marks on the document that attested to their having taken the oath. Louis Allain, Jean Babineau, called Babinot, Jean Bastarache, Jean Belliveau, Martin and Guillaume Blanchard, Bernard and Martin Bourg, François Broussard, Pierre Cellier, called Le Cellier, Étienne, Jean l'aîné, ...Read MORE...


www.acadiansingray.com
1698 Port Royal
Alexandre RICHARD 30; Elisabeth PETITPAS (wife) 30; Marie 10; Marguerite 6; Jeanne 4; Pierre 2; 12 cattle, 20 sheep, 10 hogs, 16 arpents, 1 gun,
www.acadian-cajun.com/1698cens.htm
1700 Acadian Census - Port Royal
Alexandre Richard, 32
Elisabeth Petitpas, wife, 35
Jean-Baptiste 13,
Pierre, 3
Jean, 1
Marie-Josephe, 9
Marie, 8
Marguerite, 7
Jeanne, 5
Angelique, 2

12 cattle, 14 sheep, 2 guns and 20 arpents of land
www.acadian-cajun.com/1700cens.htm
1701 Port Royal
Alexandre RICHARD 38, Isabel PETITPAS (wife) 30; Pierre 5, Jean-Baptiste 1; servant: Ame Petitpas 13; 1 gun, 10 cattle, 15 sheep, 7 hogs, 4 arpents.
www.acadian-cajun.com/1701cens.htm
1703 Birth of Child
Germain RICHARD was born 22 May 1703, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1706 Birth of Child
Michel RICHARD was born 18 September 1706, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1707 Acadian Census - Port Royal
Alexandre Richard and his wife
4 boys less than 14
2 girls 12 or older
2 younger girls

6 arpents of land, 10 cattle, 14 sheep, 10 hogs, 2 guns
6 October 1709 - Burial
Alexandre Richard, died 4 October 1709
The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 (novascotia.ca/archives/acadian/default.asp)
1709 Birth of Child
Anne Marie RICHARD was born 20 May 1709, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1709 Death
4 October 1709
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

Alexandre is buried at: Garrison Graveyard
St. George St.

Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)

From ameriquefrancaise.org: "Very few 18th century documents refer to the appearance of Acadian cemeteries, but those that do indicate that Acadians before the Deportation marked their graves with wooden crosses."
Added: - Updated: 8/15/2015 4:59:00 PM

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