Person:Marie Aucoin (1)

Marie Aucoin
m. 28 Jan 1726
  1. Olivier Aucoinabt 1727 - 1813
  2. Marie AucoinABT 1736 - 1785
m. ABT 1759
Facts and Events
Name Marie Aucoin
Alt Name AU COING Maria Josefa
Gender Female
Birth? ABT 1736 Grand Pré, , , Acadia
Marriage ABT 1759 , , , Englandto Michel Le Blanc
Death? May/Aug 1785 At sea enroute to Louisiana
Immigration[1] 15 Aug 1785 New Orleans, Orleans, LA

!BIRTH-PARENTS-MARRIAGE: Albert Robichaux, Jr., THE ACADIAN EXILES IN SAINT-MALO; 1758-1785; Eunice, LA, Hebert Publications, 1981, Part I, Vol. I; p. 10, family #17; own copy; contains Family Genealogies A-G. Marie AUCOIN, born about 1737, married about 1758 to Michel LEBLANC (see family #645).

References
  1. Donald J. Hébert. Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index. (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995), pp. 12-13.

    Marie AU COING [on French embarkation list of 14 May 1785], wife of Michel LEBLANC (absent), age 48, traveling with two daughters as the 4th family (of 3 persons) aboard "La Bergère."
    However, she is not listed on the Spanish debarkation list of 15 Aug 1785, when head of household as [her daughter?] Marie Josefa LEBLANC received 1 each of axe, hatchet, hoe, shovel and meat cleaver.

    Did she die enroute to Louisiana, as one of the six deaths of elderly people aboard "La Bergère?"