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Acadian Exile - Grand Derangement flag female ancestor  Marguerite  FOREST (FORAIS)

  (b. abt. 1748 Acadia, Canada   d. 16 February 1819 L'Acadie, Lower Canada )  

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FOREST (FORAIS) Genealogy

Marguerite FOREST (FORAIS) was born abt. 1748 in Acadia, Canada. Marguerite FOREST (FORAIS) was the child of ?   and   ?

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  François LAFAILLE 10 November 1767 in New England, USA .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. François LAFAILLE  was born 5 November 1741 in Acadia, Canada (Acadie).  He died 14 June 1824 in L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie). 

Marguerite FOREST (FORAIS) died 16 February 1819 in L'Acadie, Lower Canada .

Who are her parents? So much conflicting info out there.

possibly the daughter of Jacques De Forest and Marie Josephe Leprince - not proven


Details of the family tree of Marguerite appear below.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec 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 Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Je Me Souviens, A Publication of the American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Volume 35, Number 1. Spring 2012. Acadian Festivals.
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The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
  • Is this her?
    Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959
    name: Marguerite Forest
    gender: Female
    baptism/ christening date: 16 Jan 1748
    baptism/ christening place: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
    birth date: 16 Jan 1748
    birthplace:
    death date:
    name note:
    race:
    father's name: Jacques Forest
    father's birthplace:
    father's age:
    mother's name: Marie Joseph Le Prince
    mother's birthplace:
    mother's age:
    indexing project (batch) number: C53406-2
    system...Read MORE...


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  • 1767 Marriage / Partner
    Marguerite FOREST (FORAIS) and François LAFAILLE 10 November 1767, New England, USA
  • 1772 Birth of Child
    Suzanne LAFAILLE was born 6 March 1772, New England, USA
  • 1776 Birth of Child
    François LAFAILLE was born 5 September 1776, New England, USA
  • 1776 Birth of Child
    Julienne LAFAILLE was born 5 September 1776, New England, USA
  • 1789 Birth of Child
    Françoise LAFAILLE was born 12 January 1789, L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)
  • 1803 Death of Child
    Suzanne LAFAILLE died 7 August 1803, L'Acadie, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie)
  • 1819 Death
    L'Acadie
    Marguerite Laforest

    (CANADA) - PRDH - Universite de Montreal


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Added: 7/12/2009 7:29:55 PM - Updated: 1/5/2018 2:47:44 PM

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