Person:Catherine Richard (1)

Catherine Richard
m. ABT 1656
  1. Rene Richard, dit BeaupreABT 1657 - BEF 1693
  2. Pierre RichardABT 1661 - AFT 1739
  3. Catherine RichardABT 1663 - 1716
  4. Martin RichardABT 1665 - BEF 1748
  5. Alexandre Richard, 1ABT 1668 - 1709
  6. Madeleine Richard1670 -
  7. Anne Richard1671 - 1745
  8. Madeleine Richard1671 -
  9. Marie Anne Richard1674 - BEF 1710
  10. Marie-Josephe Richard1674 - 1710
  11. Marie Josephe RichardABT 1674 - 1709
  12. Cecile RichardABT 1675 - AFT 1731
  13. Cecile Richard1676 -
  14. Marguerite RichardABT 1677 -
  15. Marguerite Richard1679 -
m. ABT 1678
  1. Marie Madeleine BroussardABT 1681 - BEF 1731
  2. Pierre BrossardAbt 1683 -
  3. Marie Anne BroussardABT 1686 -
  4. Catherine Josephe BroussardABT 1690 - 1730
  5. Isabelle Brossard1693 - 1718
  6. Francois Brossard1695 - 1717
  7. Claude BroussardABT 1697 -
  8. Francoise Brossard1697 -
  9. Alexandre Broussard BeausoleilAbt 1699 - 1765
  10. Joseph Broussard1702 - 1765
  11. Jean Baptiste Brossard1705 -
Facts and Events
Name Catherine Richard
Gender Female
Birth[1] ABT 1663 Port Royal, , , Acadia
Alt Birth[2] C1663
Marriage ABT 1678 Port Royal, , , Acadiato Francois Broussard
Death? 31 Dec 1716 Port Royal, , Nova Scotia, CanadaCause: BET 1674 AND 1757
Burial? Petitcoudiac, , , Acadia

!BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 753 (Port Royal); own copy. Born 1663, Catherine married Jean-Francois BROSSARD (no parents listed). [He was the immigrant ancestor.]

!CENSUS: 1671, Port Royal, Acadia, age 8 years, living with parents.

!CENSUS: 1678, Clarence J. d'Entremont, "Recensement de Port-Royal," in MEMOIRES DE LA SOCIETE GENEALOGIQUE CANADIENNE-FRANCAISE; vol. 22, no. 4; p. 235; sent by PERSI in Jun 1999. On verso of Folio 20: Catherine RICHARD is listed with Francois BROSSARD as first household on page. They have 5 head of cattle. [Next household are her parents Michel RICHARD & Madelaine BLANCHARD, but father is listed again with nine children two entries later.]

!CENSUS: 1686, Port Royal, Acadia, age 22 years. Married, living with husband Francois BROSSARD and 3 children, oldest 5.

!CENSUS: 1693, Port Royal, Acadia, age 29 years, with husband and 4 children.

!CENSUS: 1698, Port Royal, Acadia, age 35 years, with husband and 7 children.

!CENSUS: 1700 [really 1699?], Port Royal, Acadia, age 36 years, with husband and 9 children [was one listed twice?].

!CENSUS: 1701, Port Royal, Acadia, age 38 years, with husband and 8 children.

!CENSUS: 1703, Port Royal, Acadia, not listed by name and age, but as wife of Francois BROSSARD, with 5 boys and 3 girls [really 4 boys and 4 girls?].

!DEATH: Virginia Lobdell Jennings, THE PLAINs AND THE PEOPLE; ; 1989; p. 220-221; Salt Lake City Family History Library, US/CAN 976.318 H2j 1989: A HISTORY OF UPPER EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH. [Where did they get the death date of 1755 in Acadia? Buried in Petitcoudiac.]

References
  1. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 1373.
  2. D.O.B.: "Acadian Genealogy Exchange", Vol. XX, No. 3, p. 76 (ref.: 1671 census (4), Questionable quality.