He was on the 1759 list of arrivals at St-Malo, age 60 years.
Albert J. Robichaux, THE ACADIAN EXILES IN ST. MALO; 1758-1785; pt 1, vol. II, Eunice, LA, Hebert Publications, 1981; p. 708, family #830; own copy.
Francois died of smallpox.
BIRTH-MARRIAGE-CHILD-DEATH-BURIAL: Albert J. Robichaux, THE ACADIAN EXILES IN CHATELLERAULT; 1773-1785; LA, Hebert Publications, 1983; p. 88, family #173; Salt Lake Family History Library, Europe 944.63 D2r.
He died of smallpox at la Gonais, France, at the age of about 62 years; buried on 3 May 1759 at Ploubalay, France. His widow was buried at St. Jean L'Evangeliste, Chatellerault, France on 19 Sep 1774.
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