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Marguerite Saulnier (abt. 1740 - 1771)

Marguerite Saulnier
Born about in Acadie, Colony Nova Scotiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and
Wife of — married about 1759 in Acadiemap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Spanish Louisianamap
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Marguerite Saulnier lived in Louisiana.
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Joseph Cormier is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 2 Right. Listed with him is Marguerite Saulnier, his wife; their three daughters Susanne, Marie Louise & Felicite and his brother Michel Cormier.[1]

Born probably Petitcoudiac; daughter of Jacques SAULNIER & Anne HÉBERT; sister of Anne;
Married Joseph CORMIER, son of Pierre dit Palette CORMIER & Cécile THIBODEAUX of Chignecto, c1759;
On list of Acadian prisoners at Halifax, Aug 1763, unnamed, with husband & 3 children;
Arrived LA 1765; Marguerite Saulnier of Petitcoudiac, age unrecorded, came with husband Joseph Cormier of Chignecto, age 25, a year-old daughter and Joseph's younger brother Michel. Marguerite was pregnant when she reached New Orleans and gave birth to twin daughters probably at Opelousas. They settled on Prairie Bellevue.
In Opelousas census, 1766, unnamed, probably the woman in the household of Joseph CORMIER;
Died by 1771, when her husband was listed in the Opelousas census as a widower


  • Stephen White,
  • De Ville, Winston; Opelousas Post Census, 1771
  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 in possession of Girouard-4019. p. 15.
  • 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:
  • WikiTree profile Sonnier-45 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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