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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.
Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):
Claude 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. Catherine died abt. 1695 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada (Port Royal, Acadia). Catherine was the child of Bernard BUGARET and .
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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