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Abraham (dit Le Petit Abraham) Arsenault

Male 1702 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Abraham (dit Le Petit Abraham) Arsenault 
    Born 1702  Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1741  Malpeque, ile Saint Jean Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    , settling with his family, 
    Residence Jun 1742  the parish of Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The Baptism entry for his daughter Marguerite says that 'all were inhabitants of this parish'.
    Census 1752  Macpec (Malpeque), ile St.Jean Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1752  Macpec (Malpeque), ile St.Jean Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    to the west of the harbour 
    • The land was given to them by Messieurs Duchambon and Dubuisson. They had cleared enough land to sow 32 bushels of wheat but had sowed only 6 and 1/2 bushels of wheat because that was all the seed that they had.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2989  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2008 

    Father Pierre Arsenault,   b. 1646, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1710, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Marie Guerin,   b. 1662, Port Royal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Apr 1723  (Age > 61 years) 
    Family ID F1275  Group Sheet

    Family Marie Josephe Savoie,   b. 25 Apr 1709, Port Royal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1731  [1, 5, 6
    • Discrepency: Bona Arsenault gives a marriage date of abt 1728. Stephen White gives a marriage date of abt 1731. The Arsenault Dictionary give a marriage date of abt 1728 on page 630 and a date of abt 1731 0n p.5.
    Children 
     1. Louise Anne (Anne) Arsenault,   b. 6 May 1732,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Marie Josephe Arsenault,   b. Abt 1734, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jean Baptiste Arsenault,   b. Abt 1736, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anne Anastasie (dite Nathalie) Arsenault,   b. Abt 1738, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1821  (Age ~ 83 years)
     5. Pierre dit Brrjo Arsenault,   b. Abt 1739, Malpeque, , Prince Edward Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1829, Grande Digue, Kent County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     6. Jacques (dit Ligue) Arsenault,   b. 1740, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Marguerite Arsenault,   b. 19 Mar 1742, Beaubassin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Joseph (Joe dit Liguenoff) Arsenault,   b. 15 Apr 1744, St Pierre du Nord, ile St Jean Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1833, St Joseph, Prince Edward Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     9. Martine Arsenault,   b. Abt 1746,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Hilarion Arsenault,   b. Abt 1748, Malpeque, ile Saint Jean Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Jean Baptiste (Jean dit Chaculo) Arsenault,   b. Abt 1750, Malpec, Ile St.Jean Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1818 and 1822  (Age ~ 68 years)
     12. Anne Arsenault,   b. 1752,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F1280  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] Book:Bona Vol.5 Plaisanca, Ile Royale, Louisbourg, Ile Saint-Jean, ISBN 0-7761-5027-8/0-7761-5032-4(vol.5)., p.2056.

    2. [S115] Book:Bona Vol.3 Beaubassin Grand-Pre, ISBN 0-7761-5027-8/0-7761-5030-8(vol.3)., p.828.

    3. [S127] Parish:Beaubassin 1712-1748, p.82 -daug's baptism.

    4. [S12] Census: 1752 Census of Isle Royale (Cape Breton), ISBN: 1-886560-48-X., p.156.
      Abraham Arcenaud dit le petit Abraham, native of l'Acadie, aged 50 years, he has been in the country 11 years, ploughman. Married to Marie Joseph Savoye, aged 42 years.
      They have ten children, five sons and five daughters:
      Jean Baptiste, aged 16 years;
      Jacques, aged 12 years;
      Joseph, aged 8 years;
      Hilarion, aged 4 years;
      Baptiste, aged 2 years;
      Anne, aged 20 years;
      Marie Joseph, aged 18 years;
      Anne Anastasie, aged 14 years;
      Marguerite, aged 10 years;
      Martine, aged 6 years.
      In live stock they have two oxen, two cows, two calves, five wethers, eight ewes, and three pigs.

    5. [S125] Book:Dictionnaire genealogique des familles Arsenault, ISBN 2-921146-92-4., pp.5&630.

    6. [S67] Book: Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Acadienes, Premiere Partie 1636 a 1, ISBN: 0-919691-91-9., p.23.


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