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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag   Geoffroi  BENOIT

  (b. 1720Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 2 July 1769Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada )  
Summary: Geoffroi BENOIT was born 1720 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Geoffroi BENOIT was the child of Claude BENOIT and Jeanne HÉBERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BENOIT dit LABRIERE and Marie CHAUSSEGROS (maternal)  Étienne HÉBERT and Jeanne COMEAU

He married  Madeleine BABIN 18 November 1743 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Madeleine BABIN  was born 1716 in , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) .  She was the daughter of Pierre BABIN and Madeleine BOURG.

Geoffroi BENOIT died 2 July 1769 in Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Province of Québec, Canada.
Notes:
They were deported to Boston, then came to Yamachiche, QC.


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Geoffroi BENOIT married flag  Madeleine BABIN-- Date: 18 November 1743 Place: Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
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Madeleine BABIN was the daughter of Pierre BABIN and Madeleine BOURG


Goefroy Benoit married Madeleine Babin, daughter of Pierre Babin and Madeleine Bourg, on 18 November 1743 at Grand Pre, St-Charles des Mines Parish; both were 23.

Source:
Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes, p116.

Groom's Name: Jefroy Benoit
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Bride's Name: Magdeleine Babin
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Marriage Date: 18 Nov 1743
Marriage Place: Saint Charles,Grand Pre,Kings,Nova Scotia
Groom's Father's Name: Claude Benoit
Groom's Mother's Name: Jeanne Hebert
Bride's Father's Name: Pierre Babin
Bride's Mother's Name: Magdeleine Bourg
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51007-1
Syst Origin: Nova_Scotia-ODM
Source Film Number: 484099
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Collection: Nova Scotia Marriages, 1711-1909

Children:
  Joseph BENOIT (b.1747,   d. , )

Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Jean Baptiste BENOIT (b.abt. 1748, , Acadia, Canada   d. 2 October 1830, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Lower Canada )

  Pierre BENOIT (b.1754,   d. , )

  Paul BENOIT (b.1758,   d. , )

  Françoise BENOIT (b.abt. 1769,   d. 11 June 1833, Marieville, Rouville, Lower Canada )


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1743 Marriage / Partner
Geoffroi BENOIT and Madeleine BABIN 18 November 1743, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia
Death
2 July 1769
Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada

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