Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag   Françoise  BENOIT

  (b. abt. 1734 Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia   d. 28 August 1806 Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada )  

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Françoise BENOIT was born abt. 1734 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Acadia. Françoise BENOIT was the child of Claude BENOIT and and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Martin BENOIT dit LABRIERE and Marie CHAUSSEGROS (maternal)  Étienne HÉBERT and Jeanne COMEAU

Françoise was deported as part of the Acadian Exile / Grand Derangement around 1755.

She married  Jean Antoine MELANÇON (MELANSON) abt. 1761 in Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Jean Antoine MELANÇON (MELANSON)  was born abt. 1733 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  He died 14 March 1816 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup).  He was the son of Pierre Paul MELANÇON (MELANSON) and Marie Catherine THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT).

Françoise BENOIT died 28 August 1806 in Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada .
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Françoise BENOIT married Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag  Jean Antoine MELANÇON (MELANSON)-- Date: abt. 1761 Place: , Province of Massachusetts Bay
Jean Antoine MELANÇON (MELANSON) was the son of Pierre Paul MELANÇON (MELANSON) and Marie Catherine THÉRIOT (THÉRIAULT)

Francoise Benoit married Jean Antoine Melanson, son of Paul Melanson and Marie Theriot, circa 1761

Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes, p117.


flag  Benjamin MELANCON (b.8 June 1762, Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 31 December 1832, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada )

flag  Jean-Baptiste MELANCON (b.15 August 1768, Yamachiche, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 29 August 1846, Louiseville, Maskinongé, Lower Canada )

flag  Marie-Josephte MELANCON (b.abt. 1769, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 17 February 1852, Maskinongé, Lower Canada )

flag  Pierre MELANCON (b.abt. 1770, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )

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1762 Birth of Child
Benjamin MELANCON was born 8 June 1762, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1768 Birth of Child
Jean-Baptiste MELANCON was born 15 August 1768, Yamachiche, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Anne-d'Yamachiche)
28 August 1806
Louiseville, Maskinongé, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Rivière-du-Loup)

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