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Joseph Blanchard (abt. 1697 - abt. 1758)

Joseph Blanchard
Born about in Cobequid, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married 4 Jul 1718 in Grand-Pré, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 61 in At sea, en route to Francemap
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Joseph Blanchard was born about 1697. He was the son of Martin Blanchard and Marguerite Guilbeau. He married Anne Dupuis, daughter of the deceased Martin Dupuis and Marie Landry 4 July 1718 at Saint Charles des Mines.[1][2]
Children [3]
  1. Joseph Blanchard II
  2. Marie Josephe Blanchard
  3. Germain Blanchard
  4. Jean Blanchard
  5. Alexis Marin Blanchard
  6. Madeleine Marguerite Blanchard
  7. Francois Jean Blanchard
  8. Charles Blanchard
  9. Anne Marie Blanchard
  10. Beloni Blanchard
Joseph died around 1758 at sea on the crossing to France while being deported by the British from Acadie. [4]


  1. Catholic Church Records, vol. 1a; Acadian Records, 1707-1748; The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA.; p. 26
    Text: (SGA-2, 261).
  2. Paroisse de St. Charles des Mines, Grand Pré, Acadie, Québec Province, Baptèmes, 1707-1748, [1], 22 Feb 1709; digital images, Héritage, Genealogy collection, Library and Archives Canada, reel C-1869, This register is a handwritten abstract from around 1895 by Placide Gaudet of the original registers currently held at the Baton Rouge Diocese Archives in Louisiana, USA.
  3. Joseph Blanchard
  4. Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES ; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 145.
    Text: Joseph BLANCHARD, son of Martin (2) BLANCHARD & Marguerite GUILBEAU, from Cobeguit, married on 4 Jul 1718 to Anne DUPUIS, daughter of deceased Martin (2) DUPUIS & Marie LANDRY. Witnesses: Pierre THÉRIOT; Pierre MELANSON; Pierre DOUCET; Claude GAUTROT; Jean DUPUIS; Joseph THÉRIOT; René BLANCHARD; Pierre BLANCHARD; and Joseph BLANCHARD.
See Also:
  • Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 1472 (Cobequid)
Born 1694, son of Martin & 2nd wife Marguerite GUILBAULT, Joseph married at Grand Pré on 4 Jul 1718 to Anne DUPUIS , daughter of Martin & Marie LANDRY. Only 2 sons are listed. But on p. 1473, 3 more sons are "doubtless" in this family.
  • Albert Robichaux, Jr., THE ACADIAN EXILES IN SAINT-MA LO; 1758-1785; Eunice, LA, Hebert Publications, 1981, Part I, Vol. I; p. 70, family #87; own copy; contains Family Genealogies A-G.
Joseph BLANCHARD, born about 1694, son of Martin & M arguerite GUILBAUD. Married on 4 Jul 1718 at St. Charles-des-Mines, Acadie to Anne DUPUIS, daughter of Martin & Marie LANDRY; five children listed. Joseph and his wife were passengers aboard on of the "Five ships;" they both died at sea before the disembarkation at St. Malo [France].

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Blanchard-487 and Blanchard-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same name

Same approx birth year Same place Same parents Same spouse (mentioned in bio of 487) Same marriage date No conflicting information.

posted by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper
Blanchard-2190 and Blanchard-8 appear to represent the same person because: same name, spouse

spouse needs merging too

posted by [Living Gauvin]