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Charles Bourgeois (1719)

Charles Bourgeois
Born in Beaubassin, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married 12 Feb 1743 in Beaubassin, Nova Scotiamap
Husband of — married 3 Apr 1751 [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Charles Bourgeois was born 8 May 1719. He was the son of Charles Bourgeois and Madeleine Cormier. He was baptized 11 Jun 1719 at Beaubassin, Acadia. His godparents were Claude Bourgeois and Marie Blanchard. [1]

He married Anne Porier, daughter of Michel Poirier and Francoise Orsennaux 2 Feb 1743 in Beaubassin, Acadia. [2] [3]

  1. Marie Madeleine BOURGEOIS b: 4 Jan 1744 in Beaubassin, Acadia c: 4 Jan 1744 in Beaubassin, Acadia
  2. Jean BOURGEOIS b: 24 Dec 1745 in Beaubassin, Acadia c: 22 Feb 1746 in Beaubassin, Acadia
  3. Basil BOURGEOIS b: 10 Feb 1748 in Beaubassin, Acadia c: 21 Mar 1748 in Beaubassin, Acadia
  4. Rosalie BOURGEOIS b: Abt 1751 in La Pointe, Beausejour, Acadia
Marriage (2) Marie Josephe PITRE after 1751 in Acadia [4]

He appeared on the Census of 12 Aug 1763 in South Carolina. [5] pp. 223 & 232


  1. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 06)
  2. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 107)
  3. source: #RiederII p. 88
    Text: Witnesses: Charles BOURGEOIS, father of the groom; Michel POIRIER, father of the bride; Louis HUGON; Charles GIROUARD; and others.
  4. Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999. Copy in possession of Jacqueline Girouard; p. 1325 [bride's entry]
    Text: Married after 1752 [3rd marriage for Marie-Josephe].
  5. Title: Acadian Exiles in the Colonies; Author: Janet Jehn; Publication: Covington, KY: Author, 1977;
    Text: Charles BOURGOIS, listed with his wife Marie PITRE, and three BOURGOIS children and three GIROUARD children [from wife's 1st marriage].
  • Source: RiederII Title: Acadians in France, vol. II; Author: Milton P. and Norma Gaudet Rieder; Publication: Metairie, LA: Authors, 1972; Note: vol. II: Belle Isle en Mer Register & La Rochette Papers; p. Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,
See Also:
  • Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 878 (Beaubassin); Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,
Born 1719, Charles married 1st at Beaubassin on 2 Feb 1743 to Anne POIRIER; four children. He married 2nd around 1752 to Marie PITRE of Port Royal (widow of Charles SIMON and of Charles GIROUARD). This 3rd Charles lived at Aulac, near Beaubassin. Deported to South Carolina he was found there in 1763 with his 2nd wife and their children (except for Jean) along with her children Natalie, Gregoire & Bonaventure GIROUARD.

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