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Marguerite Comeau (abt. 1697 - 1779)

Marguerite Comeau
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married 17 Oct 1718 in Saint-Charles-des-Mines, Grand-Pré, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Died at about age 82 in Nantes, Bretagne, Francemap
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Marguerite Comeau was born in Acadia in about 1696[1].

She married Jean Baptiste Landry in Grand Pré on 17 October 1718.[2][3]

She was expelled to Southampton England where she was in 1763, when the Acadians were sent to St-Malo, France.[1] She was still in St-Malo at the time of the 1772 census there, but died in Nantes, France on 17 May 1779 and was buried at St-Jacques de Nantes eleven days later.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 White, Stephen A., Patrice Gallant, and Hector-J Hébert. Dictionnaire Généalogique Des Familles Acadiennes. Moncton, N.-B.: Centre D'études Acadiennes, Université De Moncton, 1999, Print, p.378.
  2. Paroisse de St. Charles des Mines, Grand Pré, Acadie, Québec Province, digital images, Héritage, Genealogy collection, Library and Archives Canada, reel C-1869, Parish Registers: Nova Scotia : C-1869, roll 1, Image 594. Marriage for Jean Baptiste Landry and Marguerite Comeau, 17 Oct 1718. Accessed 5 Nov 2021. This register is a transcript written around 1895 of the original registers currently held at the Baton Rouge Diocese Archives in Louisiana, USA.
  3. Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records: Acadian Records 1707-1748 (Baton Rouge, LA, Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1999), Personal Collection, Marriage of Marguerite Comeaux (Jean Comeaux and Catherine Babin) m. 17 Oct. 1718 Jean Baptiste Landry (Claude Landry and Catherine Thibodeau) wit. Jean Commaux (s); Claude Babyn (s); Pierre Doucet (s); J. Mouton (s); Claude Landry (s); Claude Babin. Note: part of page 259 is missing, underlined text is from 1895 transcription. (SGA-2, 258-259)."

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Comeau-279 and Comeau-3 appear to represent the same person because: Comeau-279 was a placeholder for Ludivine Landrys mother. Ludivine has since been replaced with Euphrosine and in a proposed merge. These parents are not needed. There is no unidentified child among the siblings in reliable family trees that could be her. She needs to be merged away, into the one identified as Euphrosines mother. Thank you.
posted by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper
Landry-18 and Comeau-3 do not represent the same person because: Not the same person
posted by Pat Songe
This woman cannot have been born in 1710, not if she married in 1718!
posted by Danielle Liard
Comeau-152 and Comeau-3 appear to represent the same person because: Three profiles for same person, all linked as spouse of Landry-6 (Jean Baptiste Landry)
posted by Don Stone

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