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Jean Baptiste (Landry) Landry dit Alexis (abt. 1749 - abt. 1812)

Jean Baptiste Landry dit Alexis formerly Landry
Born about in Acadiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1773 in Cape Breton, Nouvelle-Écosse, Canadamap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died about in Cape Breton, Nova Scotiamap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Aug 2009
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Jean (Landry) Landry dit Alexis is an Acadian.
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On March 8, 1786, Jean (Landry) dit Alexis was one of the seventy Acadien heads of families, the founders of Arichat Parish , that thanked the lieutenant governor of Cape Breton, J.F.W. DesBarres, "for the promise of land concessions, the permission to construct a church and school, and the request for tax exemptions."[1]

Jean Landry dit Alexis, son of d’Alexis Landry and Marguerite Aucoin

Born c1749, at Pisiguit

Married c1773, Anne Pitre, daughter of Joseph Pitre and Anne Bourg.

They were one of the families that left Isle Madame during the American War of Independence, finding refuge Chezzetcook.

Settled at Fortune Bay on Ile St Jean lin late 1790,

Returned to Arichat before census of 1811.

Jean Landry appears to have died between 1811 and 1813. Burial Source: S 16 décembre 1841, prdh union #2.


  1. This profile was created from information in the manuscript “The 70 signers of the Founding of Arichat Parish, Cape Breton”, published in 2006 by Lena White, readily available for reference at Ms. White attributes the facts and data in her manuscript to: Stephen A. White, article “Les fondateurs de la paroisse d'Arichat, Cap-Breton”, from Cahiers de la société historique Acadienne - Volume 23, Pagination 4 – 26, 1992

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Reconciliation of date of birth and apparent prior death of mother in progress. Suspect a transcription error regarding mother or son. Will have access to archived genealogical documents on 09/28.
posted by George Blanchard
He was born after his mother died.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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