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Pélagie (Babin) Pothier (1796 - 1875)

Pélagie Pothier formerly Babin
Born in Eel Brook, Yarmouth County, British Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 10 Jun 1844 in St. Michael's in Tusket Wedge, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Tusket Wedge, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Pélagie (Babin) Pothier is a descendant of an Acadian

Pelagie Babin was the daughter of Charles Babin and Veronique Amirault.[1]
She was born May 28, 1796[1] in Eel Brook, Nova Scotia[2] , and was baptised July 7, 1799 at Ste. Anne's in Eel Brook.[1]
She married Pierre Ambroise Pothier, the son of Sylvain Pothier and Elizabeth LeBlanc, on June 10, 1844 at St. Michael's[3] in Tusket Wedge, Nova Scotia.[4]
Pelagie died May 28, 1875 in Tusket Wedge.[2][4]

Census Data
1871 Canadian Census:
Pierre A. Potier, age 72, occupation-carpenter
Pelagie Potier, age age 74
Calixte Potier, age 35, occupation-carpenter
Marie Potier, age 6
Theodore Potier, age 29, occupation-carpenter
Silvie Potier, age 20
Ann M. Potier, age 7 months[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Nova Scotia Archives:Acadians: An Acadian Parish Reborn Post–Deportation Argyle – First 50 Years of Catholic Parish Records 1799-1849:Pelagie Babin:Rg. 1, Vol. SA1, Pg. 24:Last accessed online October 7, 2017 at: Baptismal Registration
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nova Scotia Archives:Vital Statistics:Pelagie Potier, died 1875 in Yarmouth, Yarmouth County:Item can be found in Registration Year: 1875 - Book: 1818 - Page: 107 - Number: 91:Last accessed online October 7, 2017 at: Death Registration
  3. Nova Scotia Archives:Acadians: An Acadian Parish Reborn Post–Deportation Argyle – First 50 Years of Catholic Parish Records 1799-1849:Pierre Poytier and Pélagie Babin:Rg. 1, Vol. SM1, Pg. 60:Last accessed online October 7, 2017 at: Marriage Registration
  4. 4.0 4.1 Argyle Township Court House Archives:Town of Wedgeport Fonds The community of Wedgeport, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, prior to 1910, was part of the Municipality of the District of Argyle and was known as Tusket Wedge. In 1908 residents petitioned the Provincial Government for town incorporation and on 16 May 1910, the Town of Wedgeport was officially incorporated. The communities currently known as Upper Wedgeport, Wedgeport, and Lower Wedgeport, became a single town, separate from the Municipality of Argyle. On 22 December 1947, the Town of Wedgeport was disincorporated and rejoined the Municipality of the District of Argyle; Last accessed online January 26, 2017 at: [1]
  5. Library and Archives Canada: Censuses: 1871 Canadian Census: Province-Nova Scotia: District-Yarmouth #192: SubDistrict-Plymouth #A: Page 1: House-1: Family-1: Last accessed online January 9, 2019 at: 1871 Census

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