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PETITPAS Family Genealogy
Claude PETITPAS was born abt. 1626 in France. Claude PETITPAS was the child of ? and ?
Claude was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1639.
Marriage(s) and Child(ren):
He married Catherine BUGARET 2 January 1658 in Port Royal, Acadia . The couple had (at least) 13 children. Catherine BUGARET was born abt. 1638 in France. She died abt. 1695 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia.
Claude PETITPAS died aft. 1695 in Port Royal, Acadia.
Occupation: clerk of the court at Port-Royal (Annapolis Royal, N.S.)
The following is from www.acadian-home.org/ ancestorsacadian.html:
Claude Petitpas was a trustee at Port-Royal in 1639. The connection between him and his name is unknown. Born about 1626, he became Town Clerk of Port-Royal. Jacques Petitpas, son of Claude and Catherine Bugaret, became by his marriage to Genevieve Serreau, the father of Nicolas who went from Port-Royal to Port-Toulouse and then to Louisbourg. Having become widower of Madeleine Simon, Nicolas married a second time at Louisbourg on March 19, 1756, Osite-Blanche Benoit, daughter of Jean Benoit and Marie-Josephe Theriot, of Cobeguit.
Details of the family tree of Claude appear below.
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Acadian Ancestors, The Lewiston Daily Sun, Lewiston, Maine, October 28, 1983
- 1658 Marriage / Partner
Claude PETITPAS and Catherine BUGARET 2 January 1658, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia
- 1671 Port Royal
Claude PETITPAS, 45, wife Catherine BAGARD 33; Children: Bernard 12, Claude 8, Jean 7, Jacques 5, Marguerite 10, Marie 2, Elisabeth 1; cattle 26, sheep 11.
- 1686 Port Royal
Claude PETITPAS, Sr. de lafleur, clerk of the court, 60; Catherine BUGARET his wife 46; children: Claude 23, Jacques 19. Marie 18, Henriette 12, Paul 11, Charles 10, Martin 9, Pierre 5, Anne 2; 2 guns, 12 arpents, 22 cattle 10 hogs.
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