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Cecile Melanson (abt. 1704 - bef. 1763)

Cecile Melanson
Born about in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married about 1720 in Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Wife of — married 1750 in Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Died before before about age 59 [location unknown]
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Cécile was born about 1704 (48 years old in 1752).[1]

Listed at Pointe-à-la-Jeunesse, Isle Royale in 1752 as Cécile Nanson, aged 48 years, wife of Joseph Ébert, [2] She was the daughter of Pierre dit Pedro Melanson and Marie Blanchard.

She married Charles Bourg, son of Martin Bourg and Marie Potet around 1720. [1]

She married Joseph Hébert, son of Jean Hébert and Marie Marguerite Landry, widower of Isabelle (Élisabeth) Benoit, around 1750.[1]

Cécile passed away between 1757 and 1763.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Karen Theriot Reader Page for Cécile Melanson citing Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes - Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes, Première Partie 1636-1714 - Stephen A. White - 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999 - p. 1153 - Cécile MELANSON, (according to S. A. WHITE) daughter of Pierre dit Pedro & Marie BLANCHARD, born around 1704.
    - Dictionnaire généalogique des familles acadiennes, "Ajouts et corrections"s et corrections" - Stephen A. White - University of Moncton, Centre d'études acadiennes - Appeared in Nov 1999 & Sep 2003. - Internet - - for p. 1153 - Cécile belongs in the family of Pierre MELANSON (6) according to the request of her son Ambroise BOURG for a dispensation to marry Modeste MOULAISON at Cherbourg in 1763. (Cites: M. Godret, "Mariages acadiens à Cherbourg," in RACINES & RAMEAUX FRANCAIS D'ACADIE, no. 26 (2002), p. 15).
  2. Canadiana, image 55 1752 Census of Sieur de LaRoque/Isle Royale

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Melanson-357 and Melanson-2 appear to represent the same person because: I believe that they are the same, thanks
posted by Joseph Savoie
Melancon-209 and Melanson-357 appear to represent the same person because: Hi, I believe that these are the same, she had two husbands, thanks
posted by Joseph Savoie

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