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Charles Girouard (abt. 1689)

Charles Girouard
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 14 Nov 1713 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Husband of — married 16 Jun 1744 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie , Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Charles Girouard was born about 1688. He was the son of Jacques Girouard and Marguerite Gautrot. He was age 4 on the 1693 census of Port Royal. Charles married twice.

He married first, Anne Bastarache, daughter of Jean Bastarache and Huguette Vincent 14 November 1713 at Port Royal.[1][2]


  1. Charles GIROUARD 1716-/1763
  2. Marie Josephe GIROUARD 1717-
  3. Joseph GIROUARD 1720-
  4. Anne GIROUARD 1722-1800
  5. Madeleine GIROUARD 1723-/1763
  6. Francois GIROUARD 1726-
  7. Basile GIROUARD 1728-
  8. Gregoire GIROUARD 1731-1734

He married second Marie Joseph Pitre, widow of Charles Simon 16 June 1744 at Port Royal. Witnesses were Guillaume Girouard, François Girouard, Jean Prejean and Charles Prijean. There was a dispensation for 3-4 consanguinity.[3]


  1. Madeleine (Nathalie) GIROUARD 1745-1763/
  2. Anselme GIROUARD 1747-/1763
  3. Gregoire GIROUARD 1748-
  4. Bonaventure GIROUARD 1751-


"L'autre branche de la famille remonte à Charles Girouard, le neuvième fils de Jacques à François, qui est né vers 1689. Charles s'est marié deux fois : en premières noces, à Port-Royal, le 14 novembre 1713, à Anne Bastarache, fille de Jean Bastarache et d'Huguette Vincent, et en secondes noces, au même endroit, le 16 juin 1744, à Marie-Josèphe Pitre, fille de François Pitre et d'Anne Préjean, et veuve de Charles Simon dit Boucher"[4]


  1. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Port-Royal, N.-É.)-1870 C-1870 (image 168)
  2. An Acadian Parish Remembered The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 Charles Girouard and Anne Bastarache marriage RG 1 volume 26 page 307
  3. An Acadian Parish Remembered The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 Charles Girouard and Marie Joseph Pitre marriage RG 1 volume 26a page 268
  4. White, Stephen A. La généalogie des trente-sept familles hôtesses des "Retrouvailles 94", Les Cahiers de la Société historique acadienne, vol. 25, nos 2 et 3 (1994). (Girouard)
  • BIRTH-CENSUS-PARENTS-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; pp. 721 & 738; #13
  • BIRTH-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN-DEATH: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 570 (Port Royal)

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