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Madeleine Prejean (1697 - 1802)

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Madeleine Prejean
Born in Port Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Feb 1725 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Span, Johnson, Georgia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 5 Feb 2020 | Created 4 May 2011 | Last significant change: 17 Feb 2020
00:30: Cindy (Bourque) Cooper posted a comment on the page for Madeleine Prejean (1697-1802) [Thank Cindy for this]
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Madeleine Prejean, daughter of Jean Prejean and Andrée Savoie, was born in Port Royal, Canada, about 1697, according to Port Royal Census data.

She married 2 Feb 1725 Charles Doucet.[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)
  • 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.
  • Source: S3755586933 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. 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:
  • Source: S3785070919 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv Note:

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Does anyone have a source for this death date? She would have been 105. I can trace her to the marriage of daughter Anne in 1752 in Port Royal and not anything after that.

Thank you,

posted by Cindy (Bourque) Cooper
Prejean-25 and Prejean-72 appear to represent the same person because: These appear to be the same person. Just don't include the death for Prejean-72 since it's obviously incorrect.
posted by Eric Evans Sr

Madeleine 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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