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Honoré Préjean (1711)

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Honoré Préjean
Born in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Husband of — married about 1740 in Port Toulouse, Isle Royale, Acadiamap
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 8 Feb 2020 | Created 8 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 8 Feb 2020
11:30: Cindy (Bourque) Cooper edited the Biography and Birth Place for Honoré Préjean (1711-). (Changed Port Royal to Annapolis Royal the name in use at that time.) [Thank Cindy for this]
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Biography

Honoré Préjean, son of Jean Préjean and Andrée Savoie, was born 15 December 1711 in Port Royal, Acadia and baptized there on 20 December 1711. He died 1758 - at sea during the crossing to France, aged 47 years old. He married Marie Broussard about 1740 at Port Toulouse, Acadie and the couple had ten children. He appears on the LaRoque census of 1752 at Isle St. Jean, age 40 years.[1]
  1. Felix PREJEAN ca 1741-1758
  2. Marie Anne PREJEAN ca 1743-1758
  3. Felicite PREJEAN ca 1745-1758
  4. Cyprien PREJEAN ca 1747-1758
  5. Madeleine PREJEAN ca 1750-1758
  6. Julien PREJEAN ca 1750-1758
  7. Pierre PREJEAN ca 1752-1758
  8. Paul PREJEAN ca 1752-1758
  9. Marguerite PREJEAN ca 1753-1758
  10. Genevieve PREJEAN ca 1754-1758

Sources

  1. "Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes"; Stephen A. White; 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; p. 1352
    Note: sponsors at baptism: Jean PRE'JEAN le jeune & Marguerite RICHARD. White cites Archives of Port St-Servan for his death at sea.


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Honoré is 11 degrees from Danielle Liard, 17 degrees from Jack London and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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