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Andrée Marguerite Savoie (abt. 1667 - aft. 1714)

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Andrée Marguerite (Andrée) Savoie
Born about in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1683 in Port Royale, Acadiemap
Descendants descendants
Died after [location unknown]
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Biography

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Andrée Savoie , daughter of François Savoie and Catherine LeJeune, was born about 1667, in Port-Royal, Acadie. She was age 4 years on the census of 1671 taken at Port-Royal.[1]
Her parents were married about 1651, (based on birth of first child) in Port Royal[2]
The 1671 Port Royal Census listed her parents (age 50 and 38) and their children: Francoise Savoie, 18; Germain Savoie, 16; Marie Savoie, 14; Jeanne Savoie, 13; Catherine Savoie, 9; Francoise Savoie, 8; Barabe Savoie, 6; Andree Savoie, 4; Marie Savoie, 2; and 4 cattle.[1]
On the 1686 Port Royal Census, she was age 21 and the wife of Jean Prijean. They have one child Marie, age 2, so married at least by 1683-1684[3] Her husband is listed as Jean Brigeau. [4]
The 1698 Port Royal Census lists Jean Prijean, age 47, Andree Savoye, age 31 and their first six children. [5]
When the 1700 Acadian census at Port Royal, Acadia was taken, she was age 33 and the again the wife of "Jean BRIGEAU", 49. There are 4 children where were the other 2 children Joseph and Madeleine?[6]
The census of 1701 gives names and ages. Andree Savoye and Jean Prejan are ages 52 & 35 and the number of children is seven.[7]
The census of 1703 doesn't name anyone but the heads of household, but the number of children is 7. Jean is back to being called Jean "Prijan". No ages were given.[8]
1714 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. This is the last census we know of that Andree is found on. The two eldest daughters Marie and Anne were married by 1714. The 8 sons are Pierre L'Aine, Jean Baptiste, François, Joseph, Nicolas, Charles, Pierre le Cadet and Honoré. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 239
LE BRETON and wife, 8 sons, 2 daughters.
Marriage
Andrée Savoie married Jean Prejean in 1683, at Port Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.[9]
Children according to Stephen White there were twelve children born to this marriage. Honoré died at sea. The census of 1714 lists 10 children: 8 sons, 2 daughters, eldest daughters Marie and Anne were married by 1714.
  1. Marie PREJEAN ca 1684-
  2. Anne PREJEAN ca 1687-/1755
  3. Pierre L'Aine PREJEAN ca 1690-
  4. Jean Baptiste PREJEAN ca 1692-/1760
  5. Francois PREJEAN ca 1695-
  6. Marie Madeleine PREJEAN ca 1697-
  7. Joseph PREJEAN ca 1700-1756/
  8. Marie Josephe PREJEAN 1702-
  9. Nicolas PREJEAN 1704-1765
  10. Charles PREJEAN 1706-/1763
  11. Pierre le Cadet PREJEAN 1708-1768
  12. Honore PREJEAN 1711-1758

DNA

Ethnic Origins. Some have speculated that Andree's mother Catherine Lejeune was Amerindian. The Mothers of Acadia maternal DNA project posts its ongoing Maternal DNA results here. To date, the haplogroup of both sisters is consistently reported as U6a7a, indicating European origins.
Another group known as Ancestry Out of Acadia DNA PROJECT, posts its results here. They too report that Catherine and Edmee have European haplogroups.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1671 Port Royal Census. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Image 6, p. 5.
    Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1671 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie.
    Francois SAVOYE, 50, wife, Catherine LeJeune 38; children: Francoise 18, Germain 17, Marie 14, Jeanne 13, Catherine 9, Francoise 8, Barabe 6, Andree 4, Marie 2; cattle 4.
  2. Young, John Austin. The Lejeunes of Acadia and the Youngs of Southwest Louisiana. Publication: John Austin Young, Grand Pere Farm
  3. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1686 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Image 32, p. 31
    Text: Jean PRIJEAN 35, Andree SAVOYE 21; child: Marie 2; 2 guns, 1 arpent, 1 hog.
  4. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Image 63, p. 61
    Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1693 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. Jean :BRIGEAU 42, Andree (wife) 26, Marie 9, Anne 6, Pierre 3, Jean Baptiste 1; 6 cattle, 8 sheep, 5 pigs, 14 arpents, 1 gun
  5. Acadian-Cajun Genealogy &History website; Note: The original census can be found on microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada.
    Text: 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.
  6.  :The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Image 171, p. 151-152.
    Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1700 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie.
    Text: Jean "BRIGEAU" 49; Andree (wife) 33; Pierre 10; Jean-Baptiste 8; Marie 16; Anne 14; 7 cattle 6 sheep, 14 arpents, 1 gun.
    Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1686 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. The original census can be found at [http://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/oocih
  7. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 174-211. Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1701 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie. T
    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.
  8. The original census can be found at Acadian Census microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada “Acadie Recensements 1671 – 1752”, Images 212-220.
    Tim Hebert; Transcription of the 1703 Acadian Census, at Port-Royal, Acadie.
    Jean PRIJAN, his wife, 4 boys, 3 girls, 1 arms bearer.
  9. Title: Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes; Author: Stephen A. White; Publication: 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999; pp. 1351 & 1457
    No place given for marriage. No parents given for groom.
    Text: Jean PREJEAN dit Le Breton married around 1683 to Andrée SAVOIE, daughter of François & Catherine LEJEUNE; twelve children listed.
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Acknowledgements

Thank you, Michele Mullin, Jacqueline Girouard, Nadine Rider, Carroll Woods, Tamara Stevens, Jeannine Breau, Angela Richardson.


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