Jean Darois
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Jean Darois (abt. 1700 - 1757)

Jean Darois aka Deroy Derois
Born about in Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married about 1722 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Died at about age 57 in Notre-Dame, Québec, Canada, Nouvelle-Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Aug 2009
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Jean Darois, son of Jerome DAROIS and Marie GAREAU was born about 1700 in Acadia. He married Marguerite Breau about 1722 in Acadia. The couple had 7 known children. Jean died about 16 Dec 1757 in, Quebec, Canada and was buried in Quebec city 17 Dec 1757.[1][2]

Marie Josephe DAROIS b: 20 Jul 1723 in Acadia c: 29 Aug 1723 in Grand Pré, Acadia
Simon DAROIS b: ABT 1725 in Acadia
Marguerite DAROIS
Madeleine DAROIS b: 13 May 1730 in Acadia c: 17 Jun 1730 in Grand Pré, Acadia
Pierre DAROIS b: ABT 1736 in Beaubassin, Acadia
Theotiste DAROIS b: 11 Oct 1740 in Petitcoudiac, Acadia c: 8 Jul 1741 in Beaubassin, Acadia
  • Fact: Christening (1700) Port Royal, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada


  1. BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-DEATH-BURIAL: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p . 470. Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,, Inc.
  2. Burial record: "Canada, Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2014), Québec > Notre-Dame-de-Québec > Baptêmes, mariages, sépultures 1757-1759 > image 117 of 259; Archives Nationales du Quebec (National Archives of Quebec), Montreal.

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Derois-1 and Darois-4 appear to represent the same person because: same person. Search did not come up because last name as I put it was Derois, Deroy. Sorry for the misunderstanding.
posted by Cyndie (Dennis) Greer
Darois-21 and Darois-4 appear to represent the same person because: The image displayed on Darois-4 confirms that these two are duplicates.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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