Jean Simon Le Blanc
b.25 Aug 1703 Port Royal, , , Acadia
m. ABT 1697
Facts and Events
!BIRTH-CHRISTENING-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CENSUS-DEATH: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 993; own copy. #(34): Jean-Simon was on the 1757 census at Westboro, MA, age 65 years (sic); on 1763 MA census.
!EDUCATION: He was able to read, as reported by Rev. Parkman in his diaries. He could also write, when he signed a petition dated 9 Dec 1745, sent to Mascarene, along with Louis ROBICHAUD (also signed) and five other Acadians who only made a mark. (See REPORT CONCERNING CANADIAN ARCHIVES FOR THE YEAR 1905, vol. II, Part III, p. 199 (English edition).
!BIRTH-MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-RESIDENCES: Arsenault, H&G, p. 649 (Port Royal). Deported to Massachusetts with some member of his family, he settled at Saint Ours around 1768.
!FAMILY: See extensive article by C.[larence] J. d'Entremont & Hector Hébert, "Parkman's Diary and the Acadian Exiles in Massachusetts," in FRENCH CANADIAN & ACADIAN GENEALOGICAL REVIEW, vol. I, no. 4 (Winter 1968), pp. 241-294. Jean-Simon is the Acadian head of family whom Parkman befriended, and wrote extensively about for many years. Jean-Simon was age 53 when they met on 19 Oct 1756, and Rev. Parkman recorded 43 visits, up to the beginning of 1761, to this French family in his diaries.
!BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CENSUS-DEATH: Web page "Descendants of Daniel LeBlanc" by Lucie M. LE BLANC CONSENTINO at<http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/c/o/n/Lucie-M-Consentino/GENE19> accessed in May 1999. Jean-Simon LeBLANC, born 25 Aug 1703 at Port-Royal, Acadia, son of Pierre & Madeleine BOURQUE. He married (dispensation for consanguinity 4/4) Jeanne DUPUIS on 12 [sic] Nov 1722 at Port-Royal. He was in the census for Westboro, MA in 1757 at age 64 years. He was also on the 1763 MA census. He died between 28 Feb 1766 and 28 Sep 1775.