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!CHRISTENING-PARENTS-CENSUS-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN-DEATH: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; pp. 140 & 289 & 1536; own copy. She died (Belle-Ile-en-Mer Declaration) at Port Royal before the census of 1700.
!CHRISTENING-CENSUS-MARRIAGES: E-mail posting at <ACADIAN-CAJUN-L@rootsweb.com> #151 on 23 Sep 1998 by Kenneth BREAU (firstname.lastname@example.org). Madeleine BRUN, baptized in the parish register of LaChaussée (Poitou), France, on 25 Jan 1645, mother was Vincende BREAU [sic, godfather?]. Sponsors: Vincent BREAU & Madeleine AMAUGER. On the 1671 census of Port Royal she was 25 years old; in 1686 census she is 45 years [sic] or 47 [sic]; in 1693 census, age 48; on 1698 age 56 [sic]. She married 1st at Port Royal around 1666 to Guillaume TRAHAN, son of Nicolas & Renée DESLOGES, widower of Francoise CORBINEAU. She married 2nd around 1684 to Pierre BÉZIER dit JOAN dit LARIVIERE. She died at Port Royal before the census of 1700. (Reference: Declarations at Belle-Ile-en-mer.)
!MARRIAGES: Mary Brown LaRocca, "The Robichaux Family of Acadia, Massachusetts, and Maine: A French Connection," ion THE NEW ENGLAND HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL REGISTER; vol. CXLII, no. 569 (Jan 1989); p. 4. Madeleine BRUN, daughter of Vincent & Marie (BRAULT) BRUN [English style], married at Port Royal around 1660 to Charles ROBICHAUX, born in France, son of Louis ROBICHAUX (who was born in France about 1609 and died 3 Jan 1649, age 40 years, while on a trip to Québec, where he is buried). Source cited: (Bergeron, 7: 197). They had only daughters.
!BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Arsenault, H&G, p. 474 (Port Royal).
!NAME: BRODE, BROT? On grandson Pierre's deposition, spelled Magdeleine LEBRUN. (See Acads. of B-I-en-M, in NOG.)
!CENSUS: 1678, Clarence J. d'Entremont, "Recensement de Port-Royal," in MEMOIRES DE LA SOCIETE GENEALOGIQUE CANADIENNE-FRANCAISE; vol. 22, no. 4; p. 232; sent by PERSI in Jun 1999. On Folio 19: Madelenne [sic] BRUN, living with Guilleaume TRAHAN and three boys and three girls.
!CENSUS-NAME: 1686, Port Royal, Acadia, appeared twice, age 47 [really 40?] years, with husband, 6 children from first marriage, and baby Susanne JOAN, 2 months. Name spelled Magdelaine BRIN on one entry.
!CENSUS: 1686, again in Port Royal (on p. 16), without any husband, age 45 [!] years. Living with sons age 16 to 20, and 3 daughters., not specified. "Et de La Riviere son second mary elle a eu Susanne Riviere ..0.5 mois." Property has decreased. Now only have 1 gun, 2 arpens worked land, 7 cattle, 3 sheep and 4 pigs.
!CENSUS: 1693, Les Mines, age 48 years, with all 6 children (minus Suzanne) now married. [Since Suzanne later married Pierre COMEAU, where was she on this census?]
!CENSUS: 1698, age 56 years (sic).