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Anne Bernard (abt. 1742 - aft. 1783)

Anne "dit Jaquot dit Moyen" Bernard aka Arseneau, Arseneault
Born about in Île St-Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1759 in Malpeque, Prince Edward Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after about age 41 in Colony of St. John's Islandmap [uncertain]
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Anne was born about 1742. She married Paul arsenault about 1762 in Acadia. [1]

"Paul Arsenault s'est établi avec son épouse Anne Bernard, fille de Joseph Bernard et de Marie Josèphe Gaudet à l'Île-du-Prince-Edouard.." [2][3]

Paul Arseneau and Anne Bernard were enumerated at Isles de la Madeleine in 1763 with 2 children. [4]. [5]


  1. Joseph Arseneau (abt.1763-)
  2. Etienne (Arsenault) Arseneau (abt.1767-)
  3. Paul Arseneau (abt.1767-)
  4. Firmin (Arseneau) Arsenault (abt.1768-)
  5. Anastasie Arseneau (1772-1832)
  6. Francois Arsenault (abt.1772-bef.1845)
  7. Placide Arseneau (abt.1773-)
  8. Pélagie Arseneau (abt.1783-abt.1832)


  1. Karen Theriot Reader's Family Tree Anne Bernard
  2. La Société Historique Acadienne, VOl. 25, No2 et 3, 1994: La Généalogie des 37 Familles, par Stephen A. White, p13/194 Arsenaulkt
  3. Arsenault Family: Genealogical Dictionary By Denis Savard pg.600, final entry section, left column- Google Books Online, Arseneau Family Tree by Denis Savard
    PAUL4 ARSENAULT (JACQUES3, PIERRE2, PIERRE1 ARSONNEAU) was born Abt. 1737 in Beaubassin, Acadie, North America, and died in Malpèque, Île St-Jean, Acadie. He married ANNE BERNARD Abt. 1762 in Malpèque, Île-St-Jean, Acadie, daughter of JOSEPH BERNARD and MARIE-JOSÉPHE GAUDET. She was born Abt. 1742 in Egmont, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Notes for PAUL ARSENAULT: {Book page 600}Paul Arsenault, s/o (Jacques Arsenault & Marie Poirier) n vers 1737 Beaubassin; 15 ans au rec. 1752, à Malpec, Íle St-Jean. Residence: 1752, à Malpec, Île-St-Jean, Acadie
  4. Liste of Inhabitants from Isle St Jean at Port LaJoye on 17th September, 1763 Letter to the King List (Archived link) transcribed by Karen Theriot Reader (used with permission granted 5/22/20). Transcription and original published by "Rare list of P.E.I. Acadians intrigues N.B. researchers", accessed February 2021
  5. Arsenault, Georges et Earle Lockerby, "Les Acadiens à l’Île Saint-Jean et aux Îles de la Madeleine dans les années 1760", Les cahiers de la Société historique acadienne, Vol. 47, no 3, Septembre 2016, p. 132, 145, accessed at

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Re: Paul Arsenault (4) & Anne Bernard
By Richard Saunders August 17, 2012 at 08:33:04
In reply to: Re: arsenault
christine killan 8/17/12

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Would it be reasonable to add a date of death like "After 1775" (uncertain) to this profile?
posted by M. Hebert
She had a child in 1783, so she would have died after the date of birth of that child.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard
Do we have reason to be certain about Pélagie's parents?
posted by M. Hebert
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