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Jean Baptiste Bourg (abt. 1684 - abt. 1757)

Jean Baptiste Bourg
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married 1706 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Husband of — married 1719 in Cobeguit, Acadiemap
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Died about at about age 73 in Isle Saint-Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Jean Bourg was born around 1684 in Port-Royal, Acadie.[1] He passed away in February 1757 at about 74 years of age, and was buried on 22 February of that year in the cemetery of Port-la-Joye, (sud-ouest de la Croix). [2]


CENSUS: 1686, Port Royal, Acadia, age 3 [after 6 daughters]
CENSUS: 1693, age 9 years.
CENSUS: 1698, age 14 [or 16] years, resident, unmarried.
CENSUS: 1700, age 16 years.
CENSUS: 1752, age 69 Isle Saint-Jean[3]


Marriage 1 Marie Catherine BARRIEAU 1706 in Acadia
  1. Jean BOURG b: Abt 1707 in Acadia
  2. Alexandre BOURG b: 15 Jan 1709 in Cobeguit, Acadia c: 31 Mar 1709 in Grand Pré, Acadia
  3. Marie Josephe BOURG b: Abt 1710 in Acadia
  4. Joseph BOURG b: Abt 1711 in Acadia
  5. Ursule BOURG b: Abt 1713 in Acadia
  6. Francois BOURG b: Abt 1717 in Cobeguit, Acadia
Marriage 2 Francoise AUCOIN Abt 1719 in Cobeguit, Acadia
  1. Charles BOURG b: Abt 1720 in Grand Pré, Acadia
  2. Marguerite BOURG b: Abt 1722 in Cobeguit, Acadia
  3. Francoise BOURG b: Abt 1724 in Cobeguit, Acadia
  4. Anne BOURG b: Abt 1726 in Cobeguit, Acadia
  5. Marie Josephe Marie-Madeleine BOURG b: Abt 1729 in Cobeguit, Acadia
  6. Francois BOURG b: Abt 1732 in Acadia


  1. White, Stephen A. Patrice Gallant, and Hector-J Hébert, Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes (Moncton, N.-B.: Centre d'études acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999) p. 224 & 240; #10:
    He was on the 1752 census at Louisbourg, age 69 years. He was buried (Port Lajoie Register) on 22 Feb 1757, age 74 years.
  2. Archives Nationales d'outre-mer État civil, Ile Saint-Jean (Port La Joye) Parish Records 1721-1758, Year, p. 3 Burial of Jean Bourg 22 February 1757
  3. "The Island Register", hosted by Dave Hunter; The 1752 LaRoque Census of Isle St. Jean (Prince Edward Island) updated 1/22/98, accessed March 2020. p. 2 Rivière de l'ouest
  • Placide Gaudet, REPORT CONCERNING CANADIAN ARCHIVES FOR THE YEAR 1905; 1600-1800; vol. II, part A, original a Sessional Paper no. 18 of the Archives, reprinted Heritage Books, 1994; p. 79; copy in possession of Karen Theriot Reader Reader-22.
The census in 1752 by the Sieur de la ROQUE: Jean BOURG, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, age 69 years, has been in the country 15 months. Married to Francoise AUCOIN, age 64; four children. They have 4 cows, 1 calf, 1 sow, 4 pigs, and 8 fowls or chickens on land given to them verbally by Monsieur de BONNAVENTURE, situated on the south side of the Riviere du Ouest. They have made a clearing and sown 3 bushels of grain.


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