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Germain Chiasson (abt. 1758 - abt. 1809)

Germain Chiasson
Born about in Isle Saint-Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married 1781 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 51 in Chéticamp, Inverness, Colony of Nova Scotiamap [uncertain]
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Germain Chiasson was born around 1758, in Acadia most likely on the Isle St. Jean.

Germain is not listed but is certainly one of the enfants in his father's, Paul Chiasson, household, listed in the 1763 Letter to the King of France (Census) in A Tracadie on the Isle of St Jean. [1]

Liste of Inhabitants from Isle St Jean at Port LaJoye on 17th September, 1763 - Letter to the King of France:
A Tracadie
Paul Chiasson
Lisette Bourau
3 enfants (not named in the document but according to historical records: Basile, Germain, and L'Amand)

Four years later in 1767, Paul Chiasson (41), his wife Louise Boudrot (31), and their children Germain (9), L'Amand (5), Rose (2) and Basile (11) were recorded in the 1767 census of the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon with a note that says they had come from Ile St Jean.[2]

He married Marie Pitre. Germain is not listed in the list of pioneers of Cheticamp, like his father and brother. [3]

Germain is listed in the 1798 Census for Lot 43, Rollo Bay, King County, PEI where there are 11 in his household [4] Germain returned to Cheticamp with his brother Basile.

Germain died before August 1809 at Cheticamp as Marie Pitre is listed as widow of Germain Chiasson at that time she lived with Maturin, Charlemagne, Laurent, Polycarpe, Marie Barbe, Charlotte, Germain.[5]


  1. Liste of Inhabitants from Isle St Jean at Port LaJoye on 17th September, 1763 Letter to the King. List (Archived link) transcribed by Karen Theriot Reader (used with permission). Transcription and original published by "Rare list of P.E.I. Acadians intrigues N.B. researchers", accessed 5/21/2020
  2. Paul Chiasson. in GAUDET, PLACIDE. "Familles acadiennes qui sont maintenant, aux iles St. Pierre et Miquelon suivant le recensement d'icelles, fait le 15 Mai 1767." In Report Concerning Canadian Archives. (Ottawa: King's Printer, 1905) vol. 2, pt. 3, Appendix G, p. 174.
  5. 1809 Census

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Chiasson-200 and Chiasson-3 do not represent the same person because: These are different persons. Perhaps you had the profile numbers incorrect.
posted by Carroll Woods

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