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François Landry (1716 - aft. 1787)

François Landry
Born in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married about 1735 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Husband of — married 14 Jun 1763 in Cherbourg, Normandie, Francemap
Husband of — married 11 Feb 1777 in Chantenay, Bretagne, Francemap
Died after after age 70 in Louisianamap
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Francois Landry is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 10 Left L'Amitie". Travelling with him were Jean Jacques petit fils, Bonne Marie petit fils and Jean Charles Landry neveu. (two grandchildren and a nephew).[1]


Francois Landry, son of Charles dit Charlot Landry and Catherine Broussard was born on and baptized on May 13, 1716 in Annapolis Royal (Port Royal), Acadia. [2]
He married first to Marie Josèphe Babin about 1735 in Acadia and they had 8 children. [3]
  1. Joseph LANDRY ca 1736-
  2. Jean Charles LANDRY ca 1738-
  3. Germain LANDRY ca 1740-/1785
  4. Marie Josephe LANDRY ca 1742-
  5. Francois LANDRY ca 1746-
  6. Claude Raphael LANDRY 1752-
  7. Anne Madeleine LANDRY 1754-
  8. Marguerite Josephine LANDRY 1757-
François was on the LaRoque census of 1752 at Rivière du Nord, Île-Saint-Jean at age 34. [5][3] He was also listed in the censuses of 1761 and 1767 in Cherbourg France, and in Nantes in 1784 with his wife Marguerite Pitre. [3]
He next married on Jun 14, 1763 in Cherbourg, France to Madeleine Carré . She was the daughter of Pierre Carré and Angélique Chiasson, and widow of Barthélémy Martin. [6]
He settled in Chantenay, France where he married, five months later, on February 11, 1777, Marguerite Genevieve Pitre, daughter of Jean Pitre and Marguerite Thériot.[7][8]
The following is from "Acadian Families in Exile", by Donald J. Hebert. "François LANDRY, a carpenter age 60, head of family consisting of his grandson Jean Jacques LANDRY, age 15, granddaughter Bonne Marie LANDRY, age 16, and a "nephew" Jean Charles LANDRY, age 18, a sailor. They traveled as the 12th family (of 4 persons) aboard "L'Amitié."
" The L'Amitié" disembarked at New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana and he was subsequently located in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
He passed away in Louisiana after 1787.[4]


  1. "The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial"; Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; p. 38
  2. Nova Scotia Archives, "An Acadian Parish Remembered - The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755," register RG 1 volume 26 page 141; online database with images, François Landry baptism 13 May 1716, accessed 30 Nov 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Stephen A. White, Patrice Gallant, Hector-J. Hébert, Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes (Moncton, N.-B.: Centre D'études Acadiennes, Université De Moncton, 1999) p. 938
  4. 4.0 4.1 Karen Theriot Reader François Landry at Geneanet.
  5. Report Concerning Canadian Archives for the Year 1905, Volume II (Ottawa: Printed by S.E.Dawson, 1905), 1752 La Roque Census, p. 83. The original census, in French, can be found at Census Original Version “Recensement de l'Isle Royal et de Isle Saint-Jean ” Images 315-316
    Francois Landry, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 34 years, has been in the country two years. Married to Marie Babin, native of l'Acadie, aged 32 years. They have six children, five sons and one daughter:-
    1. Joseph Landry, aged 16 years.
    2. Jean Charles, aged 14 years.
    3. Germain, aged 12 years.
    4. Francois, aged 6 years.
    5. Claude Raphael, aged 5 weeks.
    6. Marie Joseph, aged 10 years.
    Their live stock is as follows: Three oxen, five cows, three calves, one horse, two ewes, one sow, one pig, and twenty-four fowls or chickens.
    The land upon which they settled was given to them verbally by the Monsieur de Bonnaventure, Commandant for the King at Isle Saint-Jean. It is situated on the north side of the river by that name. They have made on it a clearing for the sowing of about sixteen bushels of wheat the coming spring.
  6. Archives de la Manche. Paroisse Très-Sainte-Trinité, collection communale E26, baptêmes et mariages 1761-1765; (5 mi -1453) p. 153/318 François Landrin et Madeleine Carré mariage 14 juin 1763
  7. Acte de mariage Archives du Loire-Atlantique, Chantenay: BMS: 1777, pg. 11; viewed 30 November 2019
  8. Karen Theriot Reader citing: "Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes"; Stephen A. White; 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, draft version; BLANCHARD #31 spouse. Text: François LANDRY, widower of Marie BABIN & of Madeleine CARRET, married 11 Feb 1777 to Marguerite-Geneviève PITRE, (Chantenay Register).
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