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Jean Darois (abt. 1700 - 1757)

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Jean Darois aka Deroy Derois
Born about in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Husband of — married about 1722 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Petitcoudiac, Acadia, Canadamap
Profile last modified 19 Aug 2019 | 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]

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.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jean by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line. Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
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On 2 Oct 2017 at 13:07 GMT Cyndie (Dennis) Greer wrote:

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.

On 14 Aug 2017 at 19:04 GMT Jacqueline Girouard wrote:

Darois-21 and Darois-4 appear to represent the same person because: The image displayed on Darois-4 confirms that these two are duplicates.

Jean is 19 degrees from Cari Starosta, 20 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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