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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Claire-Cecile  BENOIT

  (b. 1728Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 17 March 1758Québec, Canada, New France )  
Summary: Claire-Cecile BENOIT was born 1728 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Claire-Cecile 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 LEBLANC abt. 1749 in Acadia, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Joseph LEBLANC  was born 7 January 1726 in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada / Port Royal, Acadia .  He was the son of Joseph LEBLANC dit CAJETAN and Marguerite BOURGEOIS.

Claire-Cecile BENOIT died 17 March 1758 in Québec, Canada, New France .
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Did You Know?Acadia - Did you know? In August 1605, Samuel de Champlain moved to Port Royal (now Annapolis Royal), a community that was to become Acadia�s major town. In only a few years Acadian settlements spread throughout the Atlantic region.

www.cbc.ca/acadian/timeline.html
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? People of New France were rewarded for having large families - 10 children - 300 pounds per year; 12 children - 400 pounds.

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Claire-Cecile BENOIT married flag Joseph LEBLANC-- Date: abt. 1749 Place: , Acadia, Canada
Joseph LEBLANC was the son of Joseph LEBLANC dit CAJETAN and Marguerite BOURGEOIS


Claire Cecile Benoit married Joseph LeBlanc, son of Joseph Le Blanc and Marguerite Bourgeois, circa 1749.

Source:

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

Children:
flag Marguerite LEBLANC (b.1750, , Acadia, Canada   d. , )

flag Pierre LEBLANC (b.1753, Port Royal, Acadia  d. 19 April 1815, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )

 Marie LEBLANC (b.abt. 1757,   d. , )


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News 1733 - May 29 - The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City.

onthisday.com - May 29, 1733

News 1737 - A road is completed between Quebec and Montreal.
The Chemin du Roy was the first road linking Quebec City to Montreal. Today the old roads which...Read MORE...


News 1743 - Several people are crushed to death at the bakers shop in Quebec due to scarcity of food in New France.

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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.

fccs.ok.ubc.ca/ about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ prehistory-to-1800.html -

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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Death
17 March 1758
Québec, Québec, Canada (Quebec City)

Added: 5/13/2009 9:08:58 AM

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