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Francoise Melanson (1709 - aft. 1765)

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Francoise Melanson
Born in Grand Pre, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 14 Oct 1725 in St-Charles les mines, Grand Pré, Acadiemap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Luisiana, Nueva Españamap
Profile last modified 17 Oct 2019 | Created 9 Aug 2009
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Biography

Francoise Melanson veuve Thomas Theriot is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana, Plaque 6 Left. Listed with her are four children: Thomas, Ambroise, Paul and Francois Xavier.[1]

Francoise Melancon (Pierre Melancon & Marie BLANCHARD) was born 27 February 1709, and baptized 28 February 1709. Sponsors were Deteinville, lieutenant of a company of the naval detachment and commandant aux Mines, and Marguerite Landry.[2][3]


Francoise Melancon (Pierre Melancon and Marie BLANCHARD) married 14 Oct 1725 Joseph Terriot (Pierre Terriot and Marie BOURG); witnesses Martain Borgue; Jacque Ebert; Jean Tibeaudaud; Jean Melanson; Rene Blanchard; Piere Melanson; sig. Joseph Terio; Francoise Melanson.[4][5]


Arrived Louisiana 1765, age 56, widow of Joseph Thériot of Cobeguit; came with four sons--Thomas, age 20, Ambroise, age 17, Paul-Hippolyte, age 14, and François-Xavier, called Xavier, age 12.

In Cabanoce census, 1766, left [east] bank, called Franca MELESSON widow TERIOT & Francoise MELLENSON widow TERRIOT, age 57, with sons Thomas THERIOT, age 21, Ambroise THERIOT age 18, Paul THERIOT age 15, & Exavier THERIOT age 12, 0 slaves, 4 arpents, 0 cattle, 0 sheep, 0 hogs, 0 guns.[citation needed]

Sources

  1. The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial, compiled by the Wall of Names Committee, Jane G. Bulliard, Chair (Opelousas, LA: Bodemuller The Printer, 2015) p. 25
  2. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Charles-des-Mines (Grand-Pré, N.-É.) - 1869; Canadiana, Heritage, Parish registers: Nova Scotia : C-1869 (Image 25): http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c1870/25?r=0&s=5
  3. Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records (SGA-1, 6)
  4. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Charles-des-Mines (Grand-Pré, N.-É.) - 1869; Canadiana, Heritage, Parish registers: Nova Scotia : C-1869 (Image 608): http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.lac_reel_c1870/608?r=0&s=5
  5. Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records (SGA-2, 250)


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Melancon-210 and Melanson-3 appear to represent the same person because: same spouse
posted by Joseph Savoie
Melancon-210 and Melanson-343 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates of birth, parents and spouse
posted by Joseph Savoie
Melancon-210 and Melanson-343 are not ready to be merged because: I think Melancon-210 and Melanson-343 both need to merge into Melanson-3. See if you agree.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

Francoise is 19 degrees from Donald Howard, 15 degrees from Julia Howe and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.