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Joseph Chiasson (abt. 1737)

Joseph Chiasson
Born about in Beaubassin, Acadiemap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Joseph Chiassion, son of Sebastien Chiasson and Marie-Josephe Arsenault, was born about 1737. He was age 15 on the census of 1752 (1737) and age 29 on the census of 1767 (1736). He married Catherine Blanchard.
Modeste Chiasson 1771-1821; married Joseph Pitre dit Cormier, 1765-1822
Augustin Chiasson 1773-1813; married Marie-Ange dite Deranges Doiron, 1778-
Census: 1752 Isle St. Jean, Acadia--Census of Etang des Berges.... [1]
Text: Jacques Chiasson, fisherman and ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 69 years, he has been in the country two years. Married to Marie Arcenau, native of l'Acadie.
They have seven sons and two daughters:
Pierre. aged 27 years.
Paul, aged 25 years.
Jacques, aged 23 years.
Michel, aged 21 years.
Joseph, aged 15 years.
Jean, aged 12 years.
Amand, aged 7 years.
Magdelaine, aged 18 years.
Elizabeth, aged 14 years.
Census of 1767 St-Pierre&Miquelon [2]
Familles Acadiennes qui sont maintenant, aux iles StPierre et Miquelon suivant le reensement d'icelles, fait le 15 mai 1767
Jacques Chiasson (venu de Chédabouctou), 71 ans
Marie Arseneau, sa femme 64 ans
Joseph, leur fils, 29 ans
L'Amand, 22 ans.


  1. The Island Register © 2017; Note: This Document from the library of Waldron Leard. Dave Hunter and The Island Register: Source Code and Graphics© 1997; Last Updated(Pr): 8/23/97 7:13:30 PM
  2. Scan of Sessional Paper No. 18 published online by Google Books, appendix G, p. 175.

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