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François Blanchard (1738 - abt. 1782)

François Blanchard
Born in Acadiemap
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Husband of — married before 19 Aug 1765 in Isle Saint-Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 43 in Miquelonmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 14 Oct 2009 | Last significant change: 28 Aug 2022
11:09: Kimberly Ellis edited the Birth Place for François Blanchard (1738-abt.1782). (Correcting location name to more accurate for the time period) [Thank Kimberly for this]
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Francois Blanchard was born 31 Oct 1738. He was the son of François Blanchard and Marguerite Carré. He was baptized 17 May 1740 at St-Pierre du Nord, Ile St-Jean, Acadia. His godparents were Abraham Arceno and Rose Commeau.[1]

He married Marie Devaud [sic], daughter of Charles Devaud and the late Anne Doucet at Isle St Jean and had the marriage confirmed 19 Aug 1765 at Miquelon. Francois' mother was also deceased at the time of his wedding.[2]


  1. Acadians in Exile - Donald J. Hebert - Cecilia, LA: Hebert Publications, 1980 - p. 33 - (Ile St-Jean: St-Pierre du Nord, p. 129).
  2. National Archives of Overseas (ANOM) Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon MIQUELON 1765 p.2

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Blanchard-851 and Blanchard-13 appear to represent the same person because: same name, close birth dates, spouse with same names
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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