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Jean Baptiste Trahan (abt. 1735 - 1808)

Jean Baptiste (Jean) Trahan
Born about in Rivere aux Canards, Acadie, Colony of Nova Scotiamap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1757 in Liverpool, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Louisiana Territory, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Aug 2009
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Jean-Baptiste Trahan was born about 1736[1]

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  1. Title: Acadians in France, vol. II; Author: Milton P. and Norma Gaudet Rieder; Publication: Metairie, LA: Authors, 1972; Note: vol. II: Belle Isle en Mer Register & La Rochette Papers; p. 114. Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,, Inc.
    Note: He is listed with his father Jean, and five aunts and uncles.
    Text: On the list taken by agent George Langton at Liverpool on 7 Jun 1763, with 40 numbered family groups, who were delivered to the Sieur De La Rochette, and embarked on board "Le Sturgeon, " commanded by Captain Belon, and bound for France, Family # 31.
    Margt. TREHAN, 29;
    Jean TREHAN, 27;
    Fras. TREHAN, 24;
    Paul TREHAN, 20;
    Fras. TREHAN, 22;
    Isabel TREHAN, 17;
    Jean Batiste [no surname], 1.

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Trahan-201 and Trahan-4 appear to represent the same person because: same name, husband. Please see for more bio and sources.
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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