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Sébastien Brun (abt. 1655 - 1728)

Sébastien "Bastien" Brun
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Husband of — married 1676 in Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Biography

Sébastien Brun, son of Vincent Brun and Renée Breau, was born about 1655 in Port-Royal, Acadie.[1]
In 1671 he was counted on the census in Port Royal, Acadie, as age 15, living with his parents.[2]
Sébastien married Huguette Bourg, daughter of Antoine Bourg and Antoinette Landry around 1675 in Port-Royal. They had the following children in Port-Royal, Acadie:[1]
  1. Jeanne Brun (c.1676)
  2. Claude Brun (c.1678)
  3. Abraham Brun (c.1680)
  4. Vincent Brun (c.1682)
  5. Jean Baptiste Brun (c.1684)
  6. Antoine Brun (c.1685)
  7. Marie Brun (c.1687)
In 1678 he was counted on the census in Port-Royal with his wife and two children.[3]
In 1686, he was counted in Port Royal, Acadia, as age 32. They have 1 gun, 12 cattle, 12 sheep and 10 pigs . No workable land is listed. His name is listed as Bastien.[4]
By 1693, listed by the census as age 38 years, he was a widower.[5]. He was counted on the 1698 census of Port-Royal as Sebastien BRUN, age 45 years [sic], with 60 fruit trees.[6]
He was counted again in 1700[7] and in 1701[8] and was listed each time as age 45.

Sébastien passed away on 15 August 1728 and was interred the same day at St Jean Baptiste, Annopolis Royal, Acadia. Witnesses were Antoine Brun and Claude Brun, his children.[9][10]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Stephen A. White, "Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes" ("DGFA") (Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999) p. 290.
  2. 1671 census: Port Royal, Pobomkom, Cap Neigre, Pentagouet, Mouskadabouet, St-Pierre dans l'Tole du Cap Breton [images 3-14; pages 2-13]
  3. Clarence J. d'Entremont, "Recensement de Port-Royal," in Memoires de la Societe Genealogique Canadienne-Francaise, vol. 22, no. 4; p. 233
    On Folio 20: Baptien [sic, for Bastien?] BRUN & Huguette BOURG, living with one boy and one girl. Listed just before his father, Vincent BRUN, widower. They have 6 arpents of land, with 8 head of cattle.
  4. 1686 census: Beaubassin, Riviere St-Jean, Port Royal, Cap de Sable, Mirliguaiche, Baye des Mines [Estienne Rivet, image 48], Miramichy, Isle percee et autres Costes de l'Acadie [images 15-59; pages 14-57]
  5. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1693 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie 1693 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 62-108
    Sebastien BRUN (widower) 38, Jeanne (daughter) 16, Claude 14, Abraham 12, Vincent 11, Jean Baptiste 9, Anthoine 8, Marie 6; 12 cattle, 20 sheep, 10 pigs, 10 arpents, 1 gun
  6. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1698 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie1698 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 110-166
    Sebastien BRUN widower 45; Jeanne 22; Claude 20; Abraham 18, Vincent 16, Jean 14; Antoine 13; Marie 20; 10 cattle, 15 sheep, 7 hogs, 21 arpents, 60 fruit trees, 1 gun.
  7. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1700 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie 1700 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 167-173.
    Sebastien BRUN (widower) 45; Claude 21; Abraham 19; Vincent 18; Jean-Batiste 16; Anthoine 15; Marie 13; 10 cattle, 22 sheep, 10 arpents, 1 gun.
  8. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1701 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie 1701 Census Transcription. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 174-211.
    Bastien BRUN (widower) 45; Claude 23, Abraham 22, Vincent 20, Jean 18, Anthoine 16, Marie 13; 1 gun 15 cattle, 12 sheep, 6 hogs, 12 arpents.
  9. Nova Scotia Archives, "An Acadian Parish Remembered - The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755," register RG 1 volume 26 page 222; online database with images, Sebastien Brun burial 15 August 1728, accessed 16 Oct 2019
  10. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Port-Royal, N.-É.)-1870 C-1870 (image 215) http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c1869/215?r=0&s=5


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