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Jean Baptiste Thibodeau (1723 - bef. 1763)

Jean Baptiste Thibodeau aka Thibaudault
Born in Annapolis Royal, Acadia, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Husband of — married 5 Feb 1748 in Annapolis Royal, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
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Died before before age 39 [location unknown]
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Jean Baptiste Thibaudault was born October 5, 1723, in Port Royal, Acadia, to parents Michel Thibodeau and Agnès Dugas, daughter of Charles and of Marie Landry. He was baptized at birth by François Michel and ceremonies took place 17 Oct 1723 at Port Royal. His godparents were François Forest and Marguerite Bourgois, daughter of Guillaume Bourgois.[1][2][3]

Jean-Baptiste married Marie Josephe Lanoue, daughter of Charles Lanoue and Marie-Josephte Landry, on February 5, 1748, at Annapolis Royal, Acadia. [4]

Their children were: [4][5]

  1. Jean Cyrille Thibodeau b. 27 Nov 1748, Annapolis Royal
  2. Marie-Josèphe Thibodeau b. 23 Jun 1750, Annapolis Royal
  3. Joseph David Thibodeau b. 14 Oct 1751, Annapolis Royal
  4. Joseph Marin Thibodeau b. 23 Sep 1753, Annapolis Royal, (twin)
  5. Raphael Thibodeau b. 23 Sep 1753, Annapolis Royal, (twin)
  6. Jean THIBODEAU, b. ca 1760

The family was deported to South Carolina in 1755.

He died sometime before 1763 and Marie-Josèphe was married to Jean-Baptiste Cormier, also a deportee in South Carolina, and widower of Marie-Josèphe Hugon. [3][6] On August 12 1763, Marie-Josèphe and her 2nd husband Jean-Baptiste Cormier appeared on a census in South Carolina with 4 children from both marriages:[7]

Jean Cormier
Marie Lanou his wife
Rose Cormier 16
Modeste Cormier 10
Marie Thibodeau 12
Jean Thibodeau 3

Marie-Josèphe and Jean-Baptiste emigrated to Môle-St-Nicolas, St-Domingue (present-day Haiti) in 1764. [6]


  1. Library and Archives Canada, Fonds de la paroisse catholique Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Port-Royal, N.-É.)-1870 C-1870 (image 63)
  2. An Acadian Parish Remembered The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755 Jean Baptiste Thibaudault baptism 5 October 1723 RG 1 volume 26 page 193
  3. 3.0 3.1 White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes” 2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999, p 1518
  4. 4.0 4.1 Arsenault, Bona. ‘’Histoire et généalogie des acadiens, vol 2, Port-Royal’’, CHAU-TV, 1988.
  5. Marcel Walter Landry, Page for Jean-Baptiste Thibodeau, Généalogie des Landry à travers le monde, accessed Sep 2022 (login required)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Melanson, Michael B. Cormier Genealogy: Generations 1-7. (Dracut, Massachusetts: Lanesville Publishing, 2021) p. 109-111
  7. Roy, J.-Edmond. «12 Août 1763: Noms et nombre des familles habitans si devan de lacadie quy ont Este transportés a la Caroline du Sud Et quy desirent se Retirer soubs Les Etandars de Leurs Roy sca majesté tres chretienne. » in Rapport sur les archives de France relatives à l'histoire du Canada. Ottawa: C.H. Parmelee, 1911, no. 6 Acadian Families Detained in South Carolina Wishing to go to a French Colony 12 August 1763 Images 637 to 640 (pages 633-636 of book), Image 639 . Canadiana, accessed November 2021
    Jean Cormier
    Marie Lanou his wife
    Rose Cormier 16
    Modeste Cormier 10
    Marie Thibodeau 12
    Jean Thibodeau 3

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