They were listed on the 1752 census at Rivière-du-Moulin-à-Scie with 12 children. 
They were deported to France in 1758 aboard one of the five English ships that departed that year and arrived at Saint-Malo on 23 January 1759.
Jean Baptiste died on 18 Feb 1759 in Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France aged ~60. (Archives of Port St-Servan)
The record says: "Jean Daigue of the Ile St-Jean, age of about 60 and widower of Marie Braut, died in the hospital on the 18th of February 1759 and was buried without charge on the 19th in the cemetery...."
↑ 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 606. Marriage for Jean Daigle and Marie Magdeleine Landry, 6 Nov 1721. Accessed 23 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.
Catholic Church Records, vol. 1a: Acadian Records, 1707-1748; Diocese of Baton Rouge; 1999; Note: The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA.; p. 55; Note (KTR): Discrepancy with date in DGFA following citation.
Text: Jean Bapt. DAIGLE, son of Bernard DAIGLE & Marie BOURG, married 10 [sic] Nov 1721 Marie Magdeleine LANDRY, daughter of Claude LANDRY & deceased Catherine THIBODOT. Witnesses: Claude LANDRY [signed]; Bernard DAIGRE [signed]; Charle DAIGRE; Pierre DOUCET [signed] (SGA-2, 252).
↑ Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; p. 448.
Text: Jean married 1st (Grand Pré Register) 6 [sic] Nov 1721 to Marie-Madeleine LANDRY, daughter of Claude & Catherine THIBODEAU.
↑ 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 627. Marriage for Jean Daigle and Marie Anne Braut, 3 Feb 1727. Accessed 23 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.
↑ Title: Catholic Church Records, vol. 1a: Acadian Records, 1707-1748; Author: Diocese of Baton Rouge; 1999; Note: The Registers of St. Charles aux Mines in Acadia, from Grand Pré, carried into exile to St. Gabriel Church of Iberville, LA. Page: pp. 43 & 54-55
Text: (Consanguinity 3rd degree) (SGA-2, 233).
↑Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), 1752 La Roque Census. p. 103, image 236. The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean” p. 385, image 389
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.
↑Ship at St-Malo Roll of the " Five english ships "
(YARMOUTH, PATIENCE, MATHIAS, RESTORATION, JOHN SAMUEL),
disembarked at Saint-Malo on January 23, 1759. Accessed Oct 2022.
DAIGUE Jean, 60 died at the hospital on 18 February 1759
Du Grand Dérangement à la Déportation: Nouvelles perspectives historiques; Author: Ronnie-Gilles LeBlanc, ed.; Publication: Moncton, NB: Chaire d'études acadiennes, 2005; Page: p. 233.
Note: Article by Ronnie-Gilles LeBlanc, "Pigiguit: l'impact du Grand Dérangement sur une communaut é de l'ancienne Acadie."
Karen Theriot Reader, Geneanet.org, citing: "Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes: 1715 à 1780"; Stephen A. White; Moncton, NB: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, draft version. Repository: Centre d'Études Acadiennes; Page: DAIGRE #8.
Text: He died at the hospital of St-Malo, age 60 years (Archives of Port St-Servan).
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