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Grave has been located immigrant flag male ancestor  Antoine  BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC)

  (b. abt. 1609 France   d. 5 October 1687 Port Royal, Acadia )  

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Antoine BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC) was born abt. 1609 in France. Antoine BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC) was the child of ?   and   ?

Antoine was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1640.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Antoinette LANDRY abt. 1642 in Port Royal, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Antoinette LANDRY  was born abt. 1618 in France.  She died abt. 1686 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia. 

Antoine BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC) died 5 October 1687 in Port Royal, Acadia.

The following is from www.acadian-home.org/ ancestorsacadian.html:

Antoine Bourque, is the father of the Bourque family in Acadia. He was born in France about 1609. There is no actual proof of birth place but it is assumed that he was born in Martaize, in the province of Poitou (today, Vienna). In any event, it is known that Antoine came to Acadia at the beginning of the years of 1640, or perhaps sooner. About 1642, he married Antoinette Landry and they had at least 11 children together.


Details of the family tree of Antoine appear below.
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Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America www.ameriquefrancaise.org
  • Antoine BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC)
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    Title The New Brunswick magazine, Volume 1 Publisher W.K. Reynolds, 1898 Original from Harvard University Digitized Sep 29, 2007 Pages 260-261
  • Antoine BOURQUE (BOURG) (BOURC)
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    Title The New Brunswick magazine, Volume 1 Publisher W.K. Reynolds, 1898 Original from Harvard University Digitized Sep 29, 2007 Pages 260-261
  • Bio
    'Antoine Bourg from Martaizé near Loudun south of the Loire valley in France, born in c1609, was a young farmer when he came to Acadia as a bachelor probably aboard the St.-Jehan in 1636. Hired by either the sieur d'Aulnay or Isaac Razilly to clear land and perform other tasks for the colonial leadership, he was one of the colony's first settlers. In c1642, when he was in his early 30s, he married Antoinette, sister of fellow colonist René...Read MORE...


    www.acadiansingray.com
  • 1671 Port Royal
    Antoine BOURC, 62, wife Antoinette LANDRY 53; Children (4 married): Marie 26, Francois 27, Jehan 24, Bernard 22; (not married) Martin 21, Jeanne 18, Renee 16, Huguette 14, Jeanne 12, Abraham 9, Marguerite 4; cattle 12, sheep 8.
    www.acadian-cajun.com/1671cens.htm
  • 1686 Death
    5 October 1687
    Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia


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