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3612. Pierre Melancon dit Laverdure & 3613. Marie Marguerite Anne Mius d’Entremont

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1632, Pierre born in Encosse, England, s/o 7224. Pierre Laverdure & 7225. Priscilla Melanson.

1650, Anne born in Cherbourg, Normandie, France; d/o 7226. Philippe Muis d’Entremont & 7227. Madeleine Elie.

5/1/1657, Pierre, from a Calvinist Hugenot [Protestant] family, traveled to Acadie with his parents.

1665 in Port Royal, Pierre, age 33, married Anne, age 15. Pierre adopted the name of his mother.

Pierre, a stone mason.

1671 Acadian Census: Pierre Melancon, tailor - refused to answer. [He had a wife and 7 children.]

1667–70, Pierre’s parents and youngest sibling left Acadia as it became ruled by the English.

1680, Pierre a resident of Grand Pre. [One of the founders at St Charles les Mines.]

1686 Acadian Census, Baye des Mines: Pierre Melancon dit LaVerdure, 54, Marie Mius Dautremon his wife, 36, children: Philippe 20, Cecile 18, Pierre 16, Marie 13, Marguerite 10, Isabelle 7, Jean 5, Magdeleine 2, and a child 1 day old; 12 guns, 50 arpents, 31 cattle, 8 sheep, 27 hogs.

1693 census of Minas, Pierre Melacon 60, Marguerite Mius 34, Philipes 26, Pierre 22, Marie 18, Marguerite 16, Isabelle 14, Jean 12, Madeleine 10, Anne 8, Paul 2; 25 cattle, 25 sheep, 20 pigs, 25 arpents, 2 guns.

1703 census of Les Mines, Pierre Melanson, his wife, 2 boys, 1 girl, 1 arms bearer.

1707 census of Minas, Pierre Melanson, his wife, 1 boy 14 or older.

Pierre, Captaine de Milice and Seigneurial agent [rent collector.]

1714, Anne, about age 64, died in St Charles des Mines, Grand Pre.

1720, Pierre, about age 88, died in St Charles des Mines, Grand Pre.

Children of Pierre and Anne:

i. Philippe Charles Melancon, born 1666 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1695 in Grand Pre, Charles married Catherine Marie, d/o Claude Dugas & Francoise Bourgeois.
6/24/1744, charles, age 78, died in Grand Pre.

ii. Cecile Melancon, born 1668 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1687 in Port Royal, Cecile married Jean Landry, s/o 3600. Rene Landry le Jeune & 3601. Marie Bernard.
4/1714, Cecile, age 46, died.

iii. Pierre Melancon (1806), born 1670 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.

iv. Marie Madeleine Melancon, born 1673 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1694 in Port Royal, Madeleine married Germain Landry, s/o 3600. Rene Landry le Jeune & 3601. Marie Bernard.
1714, Madeleine, age 41, died in Pisiguit.

v. Marguerite Melancon, born 1676 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1694, Marguerite married Alexander Bourg, s/o Francois.
7/15/1744, Marguerite, age 68, died in Grand Pre; buried the next day.

vi. Elisabeth Melancon, born 1679 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1694 in Grand Pre, Elisabeth married Pierre Alain Bujold.
7/30/1709 in Grand Pre, Elisabeth married Rene Leblanc, s/o Rene s/o 3604. Daniel Leblanc & 3605. Francoise Gaudet.
12/12/1718, Elisabeth, age 39, died in Grand Pre.

vii. Jean Melancon, born 1681 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
1/11/1701 in Loppinot, Port Royal, Jean married Marguerite, s/o Claude Dugas & Francoise Bourgeois.

viii. Madeleine Catherine Melancon, born 3/23/1683 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
11/29/1702 in Grand Pre, Catherine married Louis Simon lePoupet, s/o Antoine.

ix. Anne Marie Melancon, born 1686 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
10/15/1705 in Port Royal, Anne married Thomas Jacques Jacob.

x. Paul Pierre Melancon, born 1691 in Grand Pre, Acadie, New France.
11/8/1712 in St Charles des Mines, Grand Pre, Pierre married Marie Catherine, d/o Germain Theriault & Marie Anne Richard.

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