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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
[children unknown]
Died after in Spanish Louisianamap
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Francois Landry, son of Charles (dit Charlot) Landry and Catherine Josephe Broussard was born on and baptized on May 13, 1716 in Annapolis Royal (Port Royal), Acadia. [1]

He married first to Marie Josephe Babin about 1735 in Acadia and they had 8 children. [2]

François was on the LaRoque census of 1752 at Île-Saint-Jean at age 34. [3][2] He was also listed in the censuses of 1761 and 1767 in Cherbourg France, and in Nantes in 1784 with his wife Marguerite Pitre. [2]

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. [4]

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.[5]

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.[6]


  1. 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
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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
  3. "The Island Register", hosted by Dave Hunter; The 1752 LaRoque Census of Ile St. Jean (Prince Edward Island).updated 1/22/98, accessed 1 September 2019.
  4. 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
  5. Acte de mariage Archives du Loire-Atlantique, Chantenay: BMS: 1777, pg. 11; viewed 30 November 2019
  6. Karen Theriot Reader François Landry at Geneanet.

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