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Rene Boudrot (bef. 1717 - abt. 1757)

Rene Boudrot
Born before in Grand-Pré, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married 1745 in Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about after about age 39 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009
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René Boudrot, son of Michel Boudrot and Cécile LeBlanc , was baptised at Grand-Pré on 15 August 1717. The actual birth date is illegible.[1][2] [3]

He married Judith Pitre around 1745 in Acadie. [4]

Their children were: [5]

  1. Pierre Boudrot (1749 - 1819)
  2. Marie Boudrot (~1749 - 1758)
  3. Marguerite Boudrot (~1750 - 1758)
  4. Unknown BOUDROT, b. bef 1754-1755
  5. Unknown BOUDROT, b. bef 1754-1755
  6. Joseph Boudrot (~1755 - 1757)
  7. Michel Boudrot (~1756 - 1757)

In 1755 they were residing at Chipoudie with 2 boys and 3 girls. [6][7]

The family managed to escape deportation and imprisonment by the British by finding fleeing, around 1756-1757, either to a refugee camp on the Miramichi known as Camp d'Espérance or to Isle Saint-Jean (now Prince Edward Island). [7]

In 1757, widowed Judith and her children left Acadie permanently to seek a better life in Canada, Nouvelle-France (now Québec Province). In the spring of 1757, Judith and children Pierre, Marie, Marguerite, Joseph and Michel boarded one of two ships that left Miramichi and disembarked at the port of Québec in June or July 1757. [8] The family settled at Île-aux-Coudres.

René died between 1757 and 1757. [9]


  1. Paroisse de St. Charles des Mines, Grand Pré, Acadie, Québec Province, digital images, Héritage, Genealogy collection, Library and Archives Canada, reel C-1869, Parish Registers: Nova Scotia : C-1869, roll 1, Image 87. Baptism for Rene Boudreau. 15 Aug 1717, accessed 1 Sep 2021. This register is a transcript written around 1895 of the original registers currently held at the Baton Rouge Diocese Archives in Louisiana, USA.
  2. FHL,, Film # 008200656, Image 89 of 1088,Register bkpg 78, Entry 2- "Rene' Boudrot", Registres paroissiaux, Saint-Charles-des-Mines: Baptêmes, 1707-1748 Mariages, 1709-1748 Sépultures, 1709-1748 Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Baptêmes, 1702-1717
  3. IGD, Baptism René Boudrot, 15 Aug 1717, St-Charles-les-Mines, Institut généalogique Drouin.
  4. Stephen A. White, Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes (Moncton, N.-B.: Centre d'études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999) p. 1325-1326
    Judith Pitre, daughter of François Pitre dit Nordest & Anne Préjean. Born and baptized on 13 Oct 1721 (sponsors Claude Bourgeois & Marguerite Bourgeois). Married (1) around 1745 René Boudrot (Michel & Cécile LeBlanc). Married (2) Joseph Lord le jeune (Alexandre & Marie-Françoise Barrieau), widower of Anne Blanchard, on 10 Nov 1760 in St-Joachim. Dispensation 3-3 affinity. Buried on 1 May 1790 at Île-aux-Coudres.
  5. Marcel Walter Landry Page for René Boudrot at Généalogie des Landry à travers le monde, accessed Dec 2021 (login required)
  6. Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home"; 2005 – Present, hosted by Lucie LeBlanc Consentino;1755 Census p. 1 of 32
    René Boudrot, his wife, 2 boys, 3 girls
  7. 7.0 7.1 Stephen A. White, Recensements de Beaubassin et des Trois Rivières de Chipoudie, de Memramcook et de Petcoudiac (1686-1755). Les Cahiers de la Société historique acadienne, vol. 50, nos 2-4, juin-décembre 2019, p.258-259.
    René Boudrot (Michel #14) married to Judith Pitre (François #5) around 1745. On 1755 census with 2 boys, 3 girls. Fled to Camp d'Espérance or Isle Saint-Jean, then Québec in November 1757. Family settled at Île-aux-Coudres.
  8. André-Carl Vachon, Les réfugiés et miliciens acadiens en Nouvelle-France 1755-1763, Tracadie, La Grande Marée, 2020, p. 255
  9. Karen Theriot Reader's Family Tree. Page for René Boudrot

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Boudreau-1891 and Boudrot-4 appear to represent the same person because: same wife, parents, dates. Sorry for the duplicate.
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