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Marie Anne Breau (1706 - abt. 1759)

Marie Anne Breau aka Daigre, Brault, Breaux
Born in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1725 in Acadiemap
Wife of — married 3 Feb 1727 in in Grand Pré, Acadiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in At Seamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 29 Jun 2021
17:51: Gisèle Cormier added Charles Daigre (abt.1733-1759) as child of Marie Anne Breau (1706-abt.1759). [Thank Gisèle for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Marie-Anne BREAU, daughter of François Brault and Marie Comeau, was born about 1706 in Acadia.[1]
She married Etienne Darois in 1725 [1]
Marie-Anne Breau and Jean DAIGRE were married 3 Feb 1727 in Grand-Pré, Acadie. [2][3]. This was her second marriage.[4]
  1. Francoise DAIGRE b: 1727 in Pisiguit, Acadia c: 4 Jan 1728 in Grand Pré, Acadia
  2. Catherine DAIGRE b: ABT 1729 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  3. Jean DAIGRE II b: ABT 1730 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  4. Olivier DAIGLE b: ABT 1731 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  5. Charles DAIGRE b: ABT 1733 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  6. Felicite DAIGRE b: ABT 1734 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  7. Anne Rosalie (Rose) DAIGRE b: ABT 1736 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  8. Marie DAIGRE b: ABT 1739 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  9. Paul DAIGRE b: ABT 1741 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  10. Ursule DAIGRE b: 1743 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  11. Marie Marguerite DAIGRE b: ABT 1744 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  12. Anne Josephe DAIGRE b: ABT 1748 in Pisiguit, Acadia
  13. Elisabeth DAIGRE b: ABT 1749 in Pisiguit, Acadia
Marie is on the 1752 census taken at Rivière-du-Moulin-à-Scie, Ile-Saint-Jean, Acadia. with her husband Jean and three sons and nine daughters.[5]
Marie Anne died at sea 1758/1759 while being transported from Acadia to France by the British.[6]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Karen Theriot Reader Anne citing Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes - Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes, Première Partie 1636-1714 - Stephen A. White - 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999 - p. 273 BREAU #2 i Parentage later contradicted by mtDNA test results, - Étienne DAROIS, son of Jérôme DAROIS & Marie GAREAU, married around 1725 Anne BREAU, daughter of Antoine [sic] BREAU & Marguerite BABIN [sic].
  3. Catholic Church Records, vol. 1a: Acadian Records, 1707-1748; Author: Diocese of Baton Rouge; Publication: Diocese, 1999. The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA. Personal Copy; pp. 43 & 54-55
    Text: (Consanguinity 3rd degree) (SGA-2, 233).
  4. Karen Theriot Reader (same link) citing Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes: 1715 à 1780 - Stephen A. White - Moncton, NB: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, draft version - University of Moncton - Centre d'Études Acadiennes - 1 University of Moncton - DAIGRE #8 2nd spouse
  5. Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), 1752 La Roque Census. The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean”
    Jean Daigre, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 54 years, he has been one year in the country. Married to Marie Braud, native of l'Acadie, aged 46 years.
    They have three sons and nine daughters:-
    Jean Daigre, aged 22 years.
    Charles, aged 19 years.
    Paul, aged 11 years.
    Françoise, aged 24 years.
    Catherine, aged 23 years.
    Félicité, aged 18 years.
    Rose, aged 16 years.
    Marie, aged 13 years.
    Hursulle, aged 9 years.
    Margueritte, aged 8 years.
    Jeanne Joseph, aged 4 years.
    Elisabeth, aged 3 years.
    In live stock, two oxen, five cows, one calf, and two pigs.
    The land upon which they are settled is situated as in the preceding case, it was given to them verbally by Monsieur de Bonnaventure. On the said land they have made a clearing of three arpents and a half in extent where they have sown half a bushel of wheat and half a bushel of oats.
  6. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; p. 279.

See also:

  • Acadians in Gray;; Book 6; Darois
    Marie Gareau's son Étienne Darois and his wife Anne Breau also were exiled to Virginia. With them were son daughter Élisabeth, age 25 in 1755, and son Étienne, fils, age 17. They, too, were held at Liverpool. Élisabeth, at age 28, married fellow Acadian Pierre Trahan, fils at Liverpool in February 1758 but died, perhaps from the rigors of childbirth, by May 1760, his her late 20s, when her husband remarried. Étienne, fils, at age 21, married Madeleine Trahan probably at Liverpool in c1759. Their daughter Élisabeth, or Isabelle, named after his recently deceased sister, was born probably at Liverpool in c1761.

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Breau-563 and Breau-553 appear to represent the same person because: Same name. Same birth year and place. Same parents (mentioned in Breau-563 biography). Both have same KTR source.
posted on Breau-553 (merged) by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper
Breau-553 and Breau-1 appear to represent the same person because: François Breau and Marie Comeau had only one daughter named Marie Anne born about 1706.
posted by Julie Marcoux