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"Jean dit le Vieux Henry, born at Chignecto or Port-Royal in c1684. He was age 2 in his parents household in 1686.. He was a youth in 1693.
at Port-Royal, Acadie; Listed as Francois, age 11 years.
↑Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), 1752 La Roque Census, p. 81/Image 192. The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean ” p. 305-306/Images 309-310
Jean Henry dit le Vieux, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 68 years, has been in the country two years. Married to Marie Hébert, native of l'Acadie, aged 55 years. They have five children, two sons and two daughters : — Simon, aged 23 years ; Charles, aged 15 years ; François, aged 12 years ; Marie Joseph, aged 29 years ; Françoise, aged 19 years ; In live stock they have five oxen, two cows, one calf, three sheep, three sows and three pigs. The land on which they are settled is situated as in the preceding case, [The land on which they are settled is situated on the north side of thé Rivière du Ouest, and was given to them verbally by Monsieur de Bonnaventure.] and has been given to them under similar conditions. They have made a clearing for the sowing of about ten bushels of wheat."
↑ Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; p. 841
Text: Jean (dit le Vieux) died/was buried (St-Servan Register) on 16/18 Mar 1759 at age 71 years (sic).
↑ Title: Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes, "Ajouts et corrections"; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: University of Moncton, Centre d'études acadiennes; Note: Appeared in Nov 1999 & Sep 2003.
Text: Correct date of burial from 18 Mar to 17 Mar 1759 (Contribution of Réal HENRI of Pointe-Claire, Quebec).
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 or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Jean: