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Family: Jacques Légère dit La Rosette / Madeleine Trahan (F1268)

m. Before 1693


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  • Father | Male
    Jacques Légère dit La Rosette

    Born  Abt 1663  Lorosette, France (not found) Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  27 Mar 1751  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 Mar 1751  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  Before 1693  [1, 2, 3]  Port-Royal, Acadia  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Jeanne Bésier-Larivière | F1269 
    Married  Abt 1683  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Madeleine Trahan

    Born  Abt 1678  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Dec 1742  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  9 Dec 1742  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Guillaume Trahan | F1271 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Magdeleine Brun | F1271 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + Jacques Légère

    Born  Abt 1695  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Before 1752  Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Anne Amireau | F1267 
    Married  12 Jan 1717  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Marie-Anne Légère

    Born  Abt 1697  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Female
    Marie Légère

    Born  1701 to 1703  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Abt 13 Dec 1758  at sea Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 4 | Male
    son Légère

    Born  Before 1703  Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Female
    Françoise Légère

    Born  Sep 1703  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  7 Oct 1703  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried  28 Aug 1706  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 6 | Female
    Marie-Françoise Légère dite La Rosette

    Born  14 Oct 1706  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  14 Nov 1706  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Before 1752  Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Jean Bertrand | F8939 
    Married  About 1722   

    Child 7 | Male
    Jean Légère

    Born  28 Jan 1709  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  10 Feb 1712  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Before 02 Aug 1762   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Female
    Magdeleine Légère

    Born  23 Nov 1711  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  10 Feb 1712  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 9 | Male
    François Légère

    Born  14 Oct 1714  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  14 Oct 1714  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

    Child 10 | Female
    Marguerite Légère

    Born  16 Apr 1717  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  16 Apr 1717  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried  15 Jan 1721  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 11 | Female
    Élisabeth Légère

    Born  10 Sep 1719  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  10 Sep 1719  Port-Royal, Acadia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
    Buried     

  • Notes  Married:
    • Thériault (1985) gives their marriage date as about 1680.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Bergeron, Adrien. Le Grand Arrangement des Acadiens au Québec, volume 5, (Montreal, Canada: Éditions Élysée, 1981).

    2. [S203] Thériault, Fidèle. Les Familles de Caraquet - Dictionnaire Généalogique, (Canada: Tous Droits Réservés, 1985).

    3. [S592] White, Stephen A. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Famillies Acadiennes volume II, ( Monction, Canada: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, Université de Moncton, 1999).