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."
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.
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