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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag   Jeanne  BENOIT

  (b. 20 April 1725Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 17 March 1801Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada )  
Summary: Jeanne BENOIT was born 20 April 1725 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Jeanne 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

She married  Joseph VINCENT 18 April 1759 in Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Joseph VINCENT  was born abt. 1724 in , Acadia, Canada (Acadie) .  He died 18 December 1800 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup) .  He was the son of Pierre VINCENT and Marie GRANGER.

Jeanne BENOIT died 17 March 1801 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada .
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Did You Know? Acadia - Did you know?  New Year"s Day was one of the most popular social occasions in Acadia. In every home people would get up in the morning, shake hands and wish one another "a good and happy new year, and paradise at the end of your days".
A farily common superstition required that the first visitor to enter a house be a person of the male sex. If a female entered first, she risked bringing bad luck upon the household.
On New Year"s Day, everone tried to wear something new for the first time. This ensured having new clothes all year long.

Je Me Souviens, A Publication of the American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Volume 35, Number 1. Spring 2012. Acadian Festivals.
Did You Know? Over time, Quebec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
Did You Know? Quebec - Did you know? A common belief in old Quebec was that lutins [spirits] had the power to bring woe upon the people. If a lutin becomes offended, his master might discover his boots filled with peas or with pebbles. His pantaloons might be sewed up at the knee. He might find salt in his porridge, and pepper in his tea, and the meat in the soup kettle will be turned into pieces of stone. If he goes cutting hay or grain, he cannot get his scythe or his sickle to cut properly; in winter time the water will freeze in his well, and his wife never can cook a good tourtiere - meat pie - without burning the crust into a crisp.

The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
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The Old Road, Grand Pre, Nova Scotia
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - Map of Acadia - Source: http://www.acadian-cajun.com/acadmap.htm
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Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia - The Road To Grand Pre, N.S.
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Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup) - L'Eglise de St. Antoine de Padoue
Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
L'Eglise de St. Antoine de Padoue
Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup) - Hotel Chateau Louise, Louiseville, Que.
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Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)


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Jeanne BENOIT married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Joseph VINCENT-- Date: 18 April 1759 Place: Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Joseph VINCENT was the son of Pierre VINCENT and Marie GRANGER


Jeanne Benoit married Joseph Vincent, son of Pierre Vincent and Marie Granger, on 18 April 1759 at Boston, MA.

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

Children:
  Francoise VINCENT (b.1758,   d. 15 April 1794, )

  Pierre VINCENT (b.1762,   d. , )

  Simon VINCENT (b.June 1765,   d. , )


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Birth
20 April 1725
Grand Pré, Nova Scotia, Canada / Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia

1725
Name: Jeanne Benoit
Gender: Female
Baptism/ Christening Date: 22 Jun 1725
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Canada In 1745 Louisbourg fell to British forces from New England.
An expedition organized by Massachusetts Governor William Shirley besieged and ultimately captured...Read MORE...


News 1747 Troops from New England Massacred at Grand Pre.


Canada The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle returned Louisbourg to the French in 1748

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Canada 1749 - 2,576 settlers are brought to Acadia by the British. Halifax is founded. www.acadian-cajun.com/ acadtime.htm
The establishment of Halifax in 1749 engrained a solid colonized British presence on the Atlantic...Read MORE...


Canada 1750 - German immigrants begin to arrive in numbers at Halifax.

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Canada 1752 - Canada's first newspaper, the weekly Halifax Gazette, appears (March 23).

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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.


News 1755 - September 5, 1755 - Acadian Expulsion
John Winslow, military commander at Annapolis, starts rounding up 5,000 Acadians from Grand Pre,...Read MORE...


Acadia 1755
Beginning of the Acadian Expulsion on July 28

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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1759 Marriage / Partner
Jeanne BENOIT and Joseph VINCENT 18 April 1759, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Canada 1759 - British troops defeated French troops in Battle of Plains of Abraham near Quebec City

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Canada At the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775, American rebels invade Canada
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Canada 1775 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.
On December 31, 1775, during the American Revolutionary War (1775-83), Patriot forces under Colonel Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) and General Richard Montgomery (1738-75) attempted to capture the...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

Canada 1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada
The Constitutional Act of 1791 was an Act of the British Parliament creating Upper Canada and Lower ...Read MORE...


World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


1800 Death of Spouse/Partner
Joseph VINCENT died 18 December 1800, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)
Death
17 March 1801
Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)

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