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Francois Prejean (1695)

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Francois Prejean
Born in Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1722 in Port-Toulouse, Cape Breton, Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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They were living in L'Islet Quebec - a son was bap 1 Feb 1742 named Jean Prejean in L'islet Quebec. Their son Gregoire was bap 9 Jul 1730 in Annapolis Acadie. They must have left Arcadie for Quebec between 1730 and 1741.

Francois Prejean, son of Jean Prejean and Andrée Savoie, was born in Port Royal, Canada, about 1692-1695, according to Port Royal Census data.

He married about 1729 Marie Madeleine Vrignon.[1]


  1. at Du Loudunais a la Louisiane par la voie de l'Acadie : the ancestors of Aurelien Breaux (1838-1901) and Marie Corinne Bonin (1834-1923). Author:Breaux, Clarence T. (Clarence Thomas)
  • Source: Genealogy of Canada [1]
  • 1698 Acadian census at Port Royal, Acadia: Jean PREJAN 47; Andree SAVOIE (wife) 31; Marie 14; Anne 11, Pierre 9; Jean 7; Francois 3; Madeleine 1; 17 cattle, 19 sheep, 5 hogs, 8 arpents, 60 fruit trees.
  • 1700 Acadian census at Port Royal, Acadia: Jean BRIGEAU 49; Andree (wife) 33; Pierre 10; Jean-Baptiste 8; Marie 16; Anne 14; 7 cattle 6 sheep, 14 arpents, 1 gun.
  • 1701 Acadian census at Port Royal, Acadia: Jean PREJAN 52, Andree SAVOYE (wife) 35; Pierre 12, Jean 10, Francois 8, Joseph 5, Marie 17, Anne 14, Magdeleine 3; 1 gun 16 cattle, 10 sheep, 12 hogs, 3 arpents.
  • 1703 Acadian census at Port Royal, Acadia: Jean PRIJAN [Prejean], his wife, 4 boys, 3 girls, 1arms bearer.

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Francois 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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