Paul Richard dit Plate

M, #701, (circa 1725 - before 1761)
Last Edited=27 Aug 2023
     Paul Richard dit Plate was born circa 1725 at Beaubassin, Colony of Nova Scotia.1 He was the son of Alexandre Richard and Marie-Magdelaine Thibodeau.

Paul Richard dit Plate married Marie-Renée Boudrot, daughter of François Boudrot dit Manne and Jeanne Landry, in 1746 at Tracadie, Île Saint-Jean (now Prince Edward's Island), New France.1

The census of Île Saint-Jean (now PEI) in 1752 showed Paul Richard and his family living at Tracadie.
Paul Richard, ploughman, native of l'Acadie, aged 27 years, he had been 11 years in the country. Married to Herre [sic] Boudrot, native of Port Toulouse, aged 23 years.

They have two sons and one daughter:
Joseph, aged 5 years.
Charles, aged one year.
Marie, aged 2 months.

In live stock, they have one ox, two cows, two calves, and five ewes.

The land upon which they are settled was given to them verbally by Monsieur de Bonnaventure. On it they have made a clearing for the sowing of two bushels of wheat
Paul Richard dit Plate died before 1761.1

Children of Paul Richard dit Plate and Marie-Renée Boudrot


  1. WikiTree. Online
  2. Montpelier Evening Argus, "Death in West Berlin" Montpelier, Vermont, 3 June 1922.