Ambroise Bourg is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 12 Left, La Ville d'Arcangel. Listed with Ambroise is his wife Marie Modeste Moulaison and nine of their children: Marie Victoire, Modeste Aimee, Magdelaine, Julie Therese, Isabelle, Joseph, Pelagie, Modeste and Ambroise.
Married 1st on 1 Jun 1757 at Port-Lajoie, Isle St. Jean, to Anne-Josephe PITRE, daughter of Claude & Isabelle GUERIN; one daughter listed.
Married 2nd on 12 [sic] Jul 1763 at Ste. Trinite of Cherbourg, Manche [France] to Marie-Modeste MOLAISON, daughter of Jacques & Cecile MELANCON
On 12 Aug 1785 Ambroise and 2nd wife with 9 children departed from France on the ship "La Ville D'Archangel," which arrived in Louisiana on 3 Dec 1785
↑ Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; p. 43
↑Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes, "Ajouts et corrections"; Stephen A. White; University of Moncton, Centre d'études acadiennes; Available Online; Note: Appeared in Nov 1999 & Sep 2003; for p. 1153
Text: According to his request for a dispensation to marry Modeste MOULAISON at Cherbourg in 1763, his mother Cécile was a daughter of Pierre MELANSON & Marie BLANCHARD. (Cites: M. Godret, "Mariages acadiens à Cherbourg," in RACINES & RAMEAUX FRANCAIS D'ACADIE, no. 26 (2002), p. 15)
↑Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index; Donald J. Hébert; Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995; pp. 98-99; cited on Rootsweb.com by Karen Theriot Reader, last updated 9 Jul 2016 at 20:26 Ambroise Bourg
Text: Ambroise BOURG, "father" age 53 [so born around 1732], head of the 36th family (of 11 persons) aboard "La Ville d'Archangel" which embarked in France on 12 Aug 1785 and debarked at Louisiana on 3 Dec 1785. He traveled with [2nd] wife Marie Modeste MOULAISON, age 40, and nine children.
Albert Robichaux, Jr., THE ACADIAN EXILES IN SAINT-MALO; 1785-1785; Eunice, LA, Hebert Publications, 1981
Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes: 1715 à 1780
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