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HELP! flag female ancestor  Cecile  MELANSON

  (b. May 1671 Port Royal, Acadia   d. April 1735 Ile Saint-Jean, Acadia )  

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Cecile MELANSON was born May 1671 in Port Royal, Acadia . Cecile MELANSON was the child of Charles MELANSON dit LAVERDURE   and   Marie DUGAS and the grandchild of: (maternal)  Abraham DUGAS dit COIGNET and Marguerite "Judith" DOUCET

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Cecile  married  Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) abt. 1684 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU)  was born abt. 1658 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia).  Abraham died February 1704 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia).  Abraham was the child of Michel BOUDROT and Michelle AUCOIN.

Cecile  married  (2) Jean Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) abt. 1703 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Jean Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU)  was born abt. 1651 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  Jean Antoine died abt. 1734 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  Jean Antoine was the child of Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) and Marie-Andree GUYON.

Cecile MELANSON died April 1735 in Ile Saint-Jean, Acadia.

Unable to find baptism record. Date of birth is estimated based on census info (below).

Cécile Melanson was born in 1670 in Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada. She was the daughter of Charles Melanson dit LaRamée and Marie Dugas. About 1686 Cécile, married Abraham Boudrot, son of Lieutenant-General Michel Boudrot and Michelle Aucoin, in Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada.

Madden, Betty Lou. Ancestors of Exzelia Elizabeth Boudreau and Branch Lines of Boudreau, Senezaque, Senet and Menard Ancestors. volume I. Hasings, Nebraska: The Cornhusker Press, 1968.

About 1703 Cécile, married Jean-Antoine Bélieveau, in Acadia, Canada. Cécile Melanson died after 1735 in Île St. Jean (now Prince Edward's Island), Canada.

(White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes. volume I. Moncton, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).

Details of the family tree of Cecile appear below.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Cecile MELANSON


Cecile MELANSON married flag male ancestor Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU)-- Date: abt. 1684 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) was the child of Michel BOUDROT and Michelle AUCOIN

"Cecile, another of Charles Melanson's daughters, married the Acadian merchant Abraham Boudrot of Port Royal, and accompanied him on his business trips to Massachusetts, where she stayed with her sister (Marie) and brother-in-law (David Basset)..."

Source: A Great and Noble Scheme by John Mack Faragher, page 103

"Abraham, born in c1657, married Cécile, daughter of Charles Melanson, at Port-Royal in c1686 and remained at Port-Royal, where he was a prominent merchant and an erstwhile spy for Acadia's Governor Villebon during King William's War. He fathered six children, including three sons who married into the Landry and Broussard families. Abraham's daughters married into the Gaudet, Mius d'Entremont, and Bourg families. Abraham died by c1703, when Cécile remarried at Port-Royal."


Children of Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) and Cecile MELANSON:

Cecile MELANSON married flag male ancestor Jean Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU)-- Date: abt. 1703 Place: Port Royal, Acadia
Jean Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) was the child of Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) and Marie-Andree GUYON

Cecile Melanson married Jean Beliveau, son of Antoine Belliveau and Andree Guyon, circa 1703 at Port Royal


Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes, p96.

Children of Jean Antoine BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) and Cecile MELANSON:

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1671 Birth
May 1671
Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1671 Port Royal
Charles MELANCON, 28, wife Marie DUGAST 23; Children: Marie 7, Marguerite 5, Anne 3, Cecille 6 months; cattle 40, sheep 6.
1671 Acadian Census
1686 Port Royal
Abraham BOUDROT 30, Cecile MELANSON his wife 16; 2 guns, 5 cattle, 15 sheep.
1686 Acadian Census
1693 Port Royal
Abraham BOUDROT 36, Cecille MELANCON 23, Jean Baptiste 6, Michel 4, Francois 1; 8 cattle, 12 sheep, 10 pigs, 1 gun
1693 Acadian Census
1698 Port Royal
Abraham BOUDROT 41; Cecile MELLANSON (wife) 28; Charles 12; Michel; 9; Francois 6; Marie 4; Cecile 1/ 2; 10 cattle, 9 sheep, 6 hogs, 3 arpents, 8 fruit trees, 1 gun.
1698 Acadian Census
1700 Port Royal
Abraham BOUDROT 43; Cecille MELANSON (wife) 30; Jean-Baptiste 13; Michel 11; Francois 8; Marie 5; Cecille 3; Anne 1; 10 cattle, 17 sheep, 10 arpents, 1 gun.
1700 Acadian Census
1701 Port Royal
Cecile MELANCON (widow of Abraham BOUDROT) 30; Charles 14, Michel 12, Francois 9, Marie 6, Cecile 4, Anne If; 2 guns, 7 cattle, 10 sheep, 5 hogs, 2 arpents.
1701 Acadian Census
1704 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abraham BOUDROT (BOUDREAU) died February 1704, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1704 Birth of Child
Judith BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) was born 21 December 1704, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia)
1708 Birth of Child
Louis BELLIVEAU (BÉLIVEAU) was born 5 May 1708, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada (Beaubassin, Acadia) (Fort Lawrence)
1735 Death
April 1735
, Prince Edward Island, Canada (Ile Saint-Jean)
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