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Pierre Granger (1719 - abt. 1765)

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Pierre Granger aka Grange
Born in Grand Pre, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Grand Pre,Acadie,Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Snowhill, Worster, Maryland, British Colonial Americamap [uncertain]
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"Pierre GRANGER, son of Pierre & Elizabeth GILLBEAU,
born 16 Aug 1719.
Baptismal sponsors: Pierre DOUCET & Anne RICHARD.
Recorded in St. Gabriel Church (SGA-2, 14)." [1]


"Pierre GRANGER, son of Pierre, deceased & Elizabeth GUIBAUD,
married on 23 Jan 1741
to Euphrasie [GAUTREAUX], daughter of Jean & Anne LeBLANC (SGA-3, 7a)." [1] [2]

Residence in 1763

Census: 7 Jul 1763 Snowhill, Worcester, MD [3]
Dispersed Acadians in Snowhill, Maryland:
Frausine GRANGER his wife,
Jean Baptiste GRANGER,
Pierre GRANGER, Jr,


Pierre Granger died in his early 40's, but his exact date of death is unknown. [4]Euphrosine Gautreaux is listed as his widow on the Acadian Wall of Names in Louisiana, so Pierre Granger is likely to have died in Maryland or en route to Louisiana after the Maryland census of July 7, 1763, and before 1769, when a 1769 Louisiana census identified Euphrosine as married to Pierre Landry. "Pierre Landry, age 48; Froizine Gautheraut, w 45; Firmain, s 10; Paul, s 7; Ozitte, d 16; Baptiste Grange, s.l. 16," [5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 764; citing Diocese of Baton Rouge [LA], CATHOLIC CHURCH RECORDS; 1707-1769; vol. 1, Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, 1978; pp. 49 & 58; [contains the 3 registers of the church of St. Charles-aux-Mines, Grand Pré, that were carried into exile by Acadians to St. Gabriel d'Iberville, Louisiana.]
  2. White, pp. 74 & 88 [Text:] "Consanguinity 3rd to 4th degree (SGA-3, 7a)."
  3. Title: Acadian Exiles in the Colonies; Author: Janet Jehn; Publication: Covington, KY: Author, 1977; pp. 132 & 151. [Text:] "Etat des gens Neutrals acadiens qui sont to Snowhill, En Maryland...Pierre Granger, Frausine Granger son epouse, Anne Granger, Marie Granger, Joseph Granger, Jean Baptiste Granger, Pierre Granger, Claude Granger."
  5. "Acadian Census Records: Louisiana, 1766 and 1769," Appendix III, p. 402, Charles C. Trahan, transcriber and publisher, 1993; online at "Acadian and French Canadian Ancestral Home," by Lucie LeBlanc Consentino at URL [1], © Lucie LeBlanc Consentino, Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home, 1998 - Present

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