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Claire Robichaud (1713 - 1786)

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Claire Robichaud
Born in Saint-Charles, Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married 1735 in Acadiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in St Martinville, St Martin, Spanish Louisianamap
Profile last modified 9 Feb 2020 | Created 16 Jan 2013 | Last significant change: 9 Feb 2020
01:44: Cindy (Bourque) Cooper edited the Biography and Birth Place for Claire Robichaud (1713-1786). (Changed Port Royal to Annapolis Royal the name in use at that time.) [Thank Cindy for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Claire Robichaud, veuve Jean Baptiste Hebert is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 3 right. Listed with her are her children Marie, Theotiste & Mathurin. Also, her grandson Jean Louis Hebert. [1]

Birth: 4 Mar 1713 in Port Royal, Acadia; Christening: 18 Apr 1713 Port Royal, Acadia [2]
Death: Oct 1786 in Louisiana
Burial: 22 Oct 1786 St. Martinville, St. Martin, LA [3]
Census: 9 Apr 1766 Cabahannocer, St. James, LA [4] [5]
Census: 14 Sep 1769 Acadian Coast, Ascension, LA [6]
Census: 4 May 1777 Attakapas, St. Martin, LA [7]
Children of Jean Baptiste Hebert and Claire Robichaud[8]
HEBERT, Marie - of Acadia (Jean Baptiste & Clair ROBICHAUD) m. to Philippe VERET bur. 22 Feb. 1801 at age 50 yrs. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (SM Ch.: v.4, #234)
HEBERT, Marie - of Acadie (major daughter of Jean Baptiste & Clare ROBISEAU [ROBICHAUX]) m. 26 Dec. 1783 Philippe VERET (major son of dec. --- VERET & Marie CANTRELLE - of La.) Wits: Mathurin HEBERT, Joseph HOABRE(?). Fr. GEFFROTIN (SM Ch.: v.2, #130)
VERRET, Philippe native of Louisiana (maj. son of dec. ---- VERET & Marie CANTRELLE) m. 26 Dec. 1783 Marie HEBERT - native of Acadie; inhabitant of this "quartier" [area] (major dgtr. of Jean Baptiste & Clare ROBISEAU [ROBICHAUX - "habitants de ce quartier" [inhabitants of this area]) Wits: Mathurin HEBERT, Joseph HOABRE(?). Fr. GEFFROTIN (SM Ch.: v.2, #130)
DORE, Catherine - St. Charles des Allemands sur le fleuve (min. daughter of Gaspard & Marguerite CREBE) m. 25 Jan. 1878 Mathurin HEBERT - natif de l'Acadie (maj. son of dec. Jean Baptiste & dec. Claire ROBICHO) Fr. GEFFROTIN (SM Ch.: v.3, #165)
HEBERT, Mathurin - natif de l'Acadie (maj. son of dec. Jean Baptiste & dec. Claire ROBICHO) m. 25 Jan. 1787 Catherine DORE - St. Charles des Allemands sur le fleuve (min. daughter of Gaspard & Marguerite CREBE) Fr. GEFFROTIN (SM Ch.: v.3, #165)


Date: 18 APR 1713
Place: Saint Charles des Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada


Date: 22 OCT 1786
Place: St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana


  1. Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; Personal Copy. p. 18.
  2. Source: #DGFA Page: p. 1405; Text: Privately baptized by :Claude THE'RIOT. Sponsors: Francois BROUSSARD & Marie [ROBICHAUD dit] PRUDENT. Mother named Marguerite [sic] BOURG.
  3. Source: #DGFA Page: p. 1405; Text: Age 97 years (sic).
  4. Source: #DGFA p. 1403.
  5. Source: #CABAN p. 166
    Text: Claire ROBICHAUD, widow HEBERT, 52, with 4 arpents of land, and 1 hog;
    Mathurin, son 12, with 1 gun;
    Marie, daughter, 15;
    Théotiste, daughter, 13;
    Jean Louis HEBERT, grandson, 3;
    Agnes HEBERT, widow BOURGEOIS, 24.
  6. Source: #CABAN p. Page: p. 176; Text: On the Left Bank of the Mississippi River:
    1. 88 Mathurain HÉBERT, 16;
    Claire ROBICHAUD, mother, 56;
    Jean Louis [HÉBERT], brother, 8;
    Marie [HÉBERT], sister, 19;
    Theotiste [HÉBERT], sister, 16.
  7. Title: Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts; Author: Winston De Ville, comp.; Publication: Ville Platte, LA: Author, 1987; (Source: Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain ; legajo 2358, folios 258-300); p. 12
    Text: 64. Claire HEBERT [sic, maiden name was ROBICHAUD], Widow HEBERT, 75 [sic].
    Garcons: Mathurin, 22;
    Jean Louis, 14.
    There were 4 cattle and 1 horse.
  8. Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; CD 101.
  • Source: DGFATitle: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999. Source cited by others.
  • Source: S138 Title: Edmund West, comp., Family Data Collection - Individual Records (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.)
  • Source: Caban Title: Cabanocey, Lillian C. Bourgeois; New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 957; reprinted Pelican Publ., 1998. Personal Copy.
  • "Les Robichaud d'Amérique", by Mgr Donat Robichaud [1]


  • WikiTree profile Robichaud-142 created through the import of Mills.ged on Jan 14, 2013 by Kim Mills.
  • Robichaud-596 was created by Laura Wilkins through the import of Family Search Family Lines Regis DeVillier.ged on Oct 20, 2014.

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