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Alexis Landry (1723 - aft. 1788)

Alexis Landry
Born in Rivière-aux-Canardsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1748 in Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died after after age 65 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 13 Aug 2009
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Alexis Landry, son of Jean Baptiste Landry and Marguerite Gautrot, born c1723 at Pisiguit.[citation needed] He was certainly born in the Colony of Nova Scotia as named a native of La Cadie in the 1752 census. Brother of Jean Baptiste dit L’Abbé Landry[citation needed]

Married c1748 to Marguerite Aucoin, daughter of Antoine Aucoin and Anne Breau (based on the age of their first child)[citation needed]. They were married in the Colony of Nova Scotia, having moved to Isle Royale in mid-1750.

From 1750, Alexis and Marguerite resided at River Inhabitants at Isle Royale. They had two children, Jean Baptiste age 3 (born 1748/1749) and Joseph age 2 (born 1749/1750). [1]

In 1762, Alexis was listed as a refugee of Saint Suliac, in Bretagne, with his brother-in-law, Antone Aucoin. [citation needed]

On March 8, 1786, he 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."[2]

1771/07/16 the couple was in Arichat when L’Abbe Bailly baptised their son Jean Baptiste.[citation needed]

Descendants of Alexis, in order to distinguish themselves from the other Landrys, use Alexis as their last name, together with Landry (see 1811 census of sons Jean Baptiste and Joseph).


  1. Acadian and French Canadian Ancestral Home hosted by Lucie Consentino; The 1752 La Roque Census of Isle Royale Original publication by S.E.Dawson, 1906, Transcribed by Maureen McNeil, Sept 2000, accessed March 27, 2020.
    Alexis Landry, ploughman, native of la Cadie, aged 29
    Margueritte Aucoin, his wife, native of la Cadie, aged 29
    Jean Baptiste, aged 3 Joseph, aged 2
    They are 18 months in the colony
  2. 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

See also:

  • Histoire et genealogie des Landry


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Landry-656 and Landry-8 appear to represent the same person because: Same parents, same wife.
posted by Brad Foley
Landry-972 and Landry-8 appear to represent the same person because: The Landry-8 stub has enough family data (wife, child) to be pretty sure it's the same person.
posted by Brad Foley

Rejected matches › Alexis Landry (1756-1773)