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Marie Gaudet (abt. 1650 - 1734)

Marie Gaudet
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 1666 in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Wife of — married about 1685 in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Beaubassin, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Marie Gaudet is the ancestral matriarch of the Acadian Daigre/Daigle family.

Marie was born around 1650 to parents Denis Gaudet and Martine Gauthier. [1]

Around 1666 Marie married Olivier Daigre. Between about 1667 and 1681, she gave birth to 10 children: Jean, Jacques, Bernard, Unknown girl, Louis, Olivier, Jean, Marie, Anne, and Pierre.[1]

Marie and Olivier were enumerated in 1671 at Port-Royal with their three young sons. They owned 6 head of cattle and 6 sheep, but no cultivable land was listed.[2]

In the 1678 census their homestead was near Port-Royal was at St-Christophe, at the Ste-Marie Brook[3], possibly the same as son Olivier's 1707 locale on the south bank of the river across from Bridgetown.

Olivier died in his late thirties or early forties after 1681 when his last child was born and before 1686. Marie remarried around 1685 with Jean Fardel. They appeared in the 1685 census of Port-Royal with seven Daigle children in the household.[4]

Marie died on May 2 1734 at Annapolis Royal (formerly Port-Royal), and was buried the next day. She was about 88 years of age.[5]

DNA. Marie Gaudet's mother was Martine Gauthier. The Mothers of Acadia Maternal DNA project is conducting ongoing research to verify their origins. In 2010, Stephen White reported that Martine Gauthier had a J1b1 haplogroup. I don't know the details re how many of her descendants were tested to support this report. Lucie Leblanc Constantino describes one maternal tree here. Ongoing test results are also reported here. As of May 2014, 2 of 2 descendants have reported a J haplogroup, indicating European origins.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 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, p668-669; 446-7.
  2. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1671 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. 1671 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752” Images 3-14.
    at Port Royal: Olivier DAIGRE 28, wife, Marie GAUDET 20; Children: Jean 4, Jacques, 2, Bernard 1; cattle 6, sheep 6.
  3. Tim Hebert; 1678 Port Royal Acadian Census noting that the correlations for this census were done by Rev. Clarence J. d'Entremont, Fairhaven, Massachusetts.1678 Census
    at Port-Royal: Ollvier Daigre Marie Godet 6 boys the oldest 12 years 1666. 2 girls 2 years 1676 St Cristoffe at the Ste Marie Brook 4 acres 6 cattle
  4. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1686 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie 1686 Census Transcribed. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 15-60.
    at Port-Royal: Jean FARDEL 46, Marie GODET 36; children: Bernard 16, Louis 13, Olivier 12, Jean 10, Marie 9, Anne 7, Pierre 5; 1 gun, 5 arpents, 13 cattle, 9 sheep,8 hogs.
  5. Nova Scotia Archives, "An Acadian Parish Remembered - The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755," register RG 1 volume 26a page 121; online database with images, Burial of Marie Godet 3 May 1734, accessed 25 Nov 2019
    Priest: De St. Poncy de La Vernède
    Registration Date: 3 May 1734
    Event: Burial
    Name: Marie Godet
    died: 2 May 1734 , about eighty-eight years old, widow of the late Jean Fredelle
    Witnesses: Jean Le Prince, Jacques Forest, Marie Daigle, Jeanne Blanchard

See also:

  • Karen Theriot Reader Marie Gaudet at Geneanet
  • Daigle, Ethel Tregre. The Daigle Family: from Acadia to Valence. A.B. Westerman, 1991, 163 pages.


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