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Jean Babin (abt. 1700 - 1774)

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Jean Babin
Born about in St. Charles des Mines, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in St Charles Des Mines, Acadiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in St. Servan, Francemap [uncertain]
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Jean Babin, son of Charles Babin and Madeleine Richard, was born about 1700 in Grand Pre, Acadie. He died 17 Sep 1774 in Ille-et-Vilaine, France 1 and was buried at St. Servan the next day.
He married Madeleine Eliza Richard 14 Oct 1721 at Grand Pre.[1]
Census: 16 May 1763 Southampton, , Hampshire, England [2]
Census: 15 Sep 1772 St. Malo, , Ille-et-Vilaine, France [3]


  • BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CENSUS-DEATH-BURIAL: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 59; own copy. #(8): ::Jean BABIN, son of Charles BABIN & Madeleine RICHARD, born at St-Charles-des-Mines in 1700 (Belle-Ile-en-Mer Declaration). He was on the 1763 list of passengers from Southampton to France; on list of 1763 arrivals at St-Malo, age 63 years, a widower. On 1772 census at St-Malo, age 72 years, invalid.
  1. Title: Catholic Church Records, vol. 1a: Acadian Records, 1707-1748; Author: Diocese of Baton Rouge; Publication: Diocese, 1999. The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA. Personal copy in possession of Jacqueline Girouard; pp. 17 & 186
    Text: Jean BABIN, son of Charles & Magdeleine RICHARD, married on 14 Oct 1721 to Marguerite [THERIOT], daughter of Jean & Jeanne LANDRY, deceased. Witnesses: Rene BABIN [signed]; Claude BABIN; Pierre BABEIN [signed]; Jean TERRIOT [signed]; Pierre LeBLANC [signed]; [father of groom] Charle BABIN [signed]; bride signed with X (SGA-2, 253).
  2. Title: Acadians in France, vol. II; Author: Milton P. and Norma Gaudet Rieder; Publication: Metairie, LA: Authors, 1972; vol. II: Belle Isle en Mer Register & La Rochette Papers; Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,; p. 87
    Text: On the numbered list of 219 French Neutrals delivered by Edw. NOBLE to Sieur DE LA ROCHETTE at Southampton, England.
    [46] Jean BABIN, 62;
    [47] Paul BABIN, 28;
    [48] Simon BABIN, 23;
    [49] Anne BABIN, 16;
    [50]. Marguerite BABIN, 22.
  3. Title: Acadians in France, Vol. I; 1762-1776; Author: Milton P. Rieder, Jr & Norma Gaudet Rieder; Publication: Metairie, LA: Authors, 1967; copy in possession of Jacqueline Girouard; p. 37
    Text: On "Role of the Truly Acadian Families:"
    Jean BABIN, 72, widower, invalid, of St. Malo;
    Paul, 38, his son, domestic.
    Simon BABIN, 36, good seaman, son of the above Jean, of St. Malo;
    Anastasie TERRIOT, 30, his wife;
    Magloire, 10, their son;
    Marie, 11½, their daughter;
    Francoise Marie, 6, their daughter.

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