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Marie Poirier (1704 - aft. 1752)

Marie Poirier
Born in Beaubassin, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 6 Feb 1720 in Beaubassinmap
Descendants descendants
Died after at about age 48 in Malpeque, Isle Saint Jean, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 20 Aug 2013 | Last significant change: 22 Apr 2022
03:43: Glenn Pitre added Marie Poirier (1704-aft.1752) as mother of Jean Arsenault (abt.1729-aft.1798). [Thank Glenn for this]
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Marie Poirier, daughter of Michel Poirier & Madeleine Bourgeois, was born in Beaubassin about 1704. [1]She died after the LaRoque Census of Isle St. Jean in 1752. [2]
On February 6, 1721, Marie Poirier and Jacques Arseneau were married in Beaubassin.[3][4]


Marie Poirier, widow of Jacques Arcenaud, native of l'Acadie, aged 50 years.

She has two sons:-

Alexander, aged 20 years. Paul, aged 15 years.

In live stock, they have four oxen, three cows, one heifer, one calf, three wethers, three pigs, and three hens.

The land on which they are settled is situated up the Rivière du Ouest, and had been granted to the late Jacques Arcenaud by Messieurs Duchambon and Dubuisson. They have made a clearing on it where they have sown ten bushels of wheat, two bushels of peas, and one bushel of barley, and they have fallow land for the sowing of twenty bushels.[6]


  1. Source: #DGFA p. 1331
    Text: Marie was born after the 1703 census.
  2. Source: #DGFA p. 1331
    Text: She was a widow and 50 years old.
  3. Library and Archives Canada Fonds des Archives départementales de la Charente-Maritime [La Rochelle, France] : C-1207 Registres de Beaubassin - reel_c1207 MG 6 A 2 (Image 24)
  4. Marriage view 56/360
  5. Source: #DGFA pp. 23 & 1331
  6. Sieur de la Roque 1752 Census for Prince Edward Island/Ile Saint Jean Page 12 - Census of Malpec . Transcribed on the Island Register website
  • Source: DGFA Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999. Copy in possession of Girouard-4019.
Mariage: Régistre de Beaubassin (Drouin,
Le 6 février 1720 à Beaubassin
Jacques Arseneau fils de défunt Pierre Arseneau et de Marie Guérin
Marie Poirier fille de Michel Poirier et de Magdelaine Bourgeois
tous deux de cette paroisse
  • Source: S-1414018948 Repository: #R-1576298642 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
  • Repository: R-1576298642 Name: Address: Note:


Thank you to Sandra Gifford for creating WikiTree profile Poirier-309 through the import of Boudreau Family Tree.ged on Aug 19, 2013.

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