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Francois Landry (1716 - abt. 1785)

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Francois Landry
Born in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married about 1735 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Husband of — married 11 Feb 1777 in Chantenay, Bretagne, Francemap
[children unknown]
Died about in Spanish Louisianamap
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Biography

Francois Landry, son of Charles (dit Charlot) Landry and Catherine Josephe Babin was born on May 13, 1716 in Port Royal, Acadia. He married first to Marie Josephe Babin about 1735 in Acadia and they had 8 children. He next married on Jun 14, 1763 in Cherbourg, France to Madeleine Carret. He married a third time on February 11, 1777 in Chantenay, Loire-Atlantique, France to Marguerite Genevieve Pitre.

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 died sometime after 1787 in Louisiana.

Sources

Francois LANDRY

  • BIRTH-CHRISTENING-PARENTS-MARRIAGES-CENSUS: Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; p. 938
  • Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 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, daughter of Jean (6) PITRE & Marguerite THÉRIOT (Chantenay Register).
  • Title: Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995; pp. 68-69. Text: 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."
  • Acte de mariage Archives du Loire-Atlantique, Chantenay: BMS: 1777, pg. 11; viewed October 19, 2018

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Acknowledgements

This profile was created by Joanna Hall Tolson.



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