1611 - 1686 (75 years)
Has no ancestors but 16 descendants in this family tree.
||Jean Blanchard |
|Relationship||with Francis Fox|
||Martaize, Vienne, Franc
||30 Aug 2000 |
- Jean Blanchard was born 1611 in Martaize, Vienne, France1,2, and died Aft. 1686 in Acadia3. He married Radegonde Joy Lambert Abt. 1642 in Port Royal, Acadia4.
Notes for Jean Blanchard:
Acadian Descendants, Vol I, by Janet Jehn, Pages 16,30 -about 1636
Jean arrived in Acadie about 1636, accompanying his parents. In the 1671 census he is listed as a plowman at Port Royal having 5 arpents of plowed land. The 1678 and 1686 censuses again show them at Port Royal; in the latter census both being shown at age 75. Jean and Radegonde had six children, all born at Port Royal.
May be the BLANCHARD recorded by Bona Arsenault in "History of the Acadians" as having come from La Rochelle, France, in 1636 on the "Saint-Jehan", the first ship to bring French families to Acadia.
Found in 1671 census of Port Royal, Acadia, with wife Radegonde LAMBERT; children: Martin, 24; Madeline, 28; Anne, 26; Guillaume, 21; Bernard, 18; Marie, 15; 12 cattle and 9 sheep. [The Acadian Miracle, pg. 22]