By Warren Perrin
Acadian Redemption: From Beausoleil Broussard to the Queen's Royal Proclamation, the 1st biography of an Acadian exile, defines the 18th century society of Acadia into which Joseph dit Beausoleil Broussard was once born in 1702. The ebook tells of his adolescence occasions and militant struggles with the British who had for years desired to lay declare to the Acadians' wealthy lands. next chapters talk about the epic odyssey within which Beausoleil led a gaggle of 1 hundred ninety-three Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, the recent Acadia, with the wish that his liked Acadian tradition could continue to exist. The final 1/2 the publication discusses the repercussions of Beausoleil's lifestyles that led to the evolution of the Acadian tradition into what's now known as the "Cajun" tradition and the way it ended in an 8th new release Beausoleil descendant, Warren A. Perrin, to deliver a Petition looking an apology from the British Crown in 1990. This Petition used to be effectively resolved on December nine, 2003, by way of the...
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1694); Claude (b. 1695, married Anne Babin); Françoise (b. 1697); Alexandre (b. 1699, married Marguerite Thibodeaux); Joseph dit Beausoleil ( b. 1702, married Agnès Thibodeaux) and Jean Baptiste (b. 5 Source: Trenholm, Norden and Trenholm, A History of Fort Lawrence by (Sherwood Printing Ltd. 1985). Later, the family returned to live in Port Royal, Acadie. However, two of his sons, Joseph dit Beausoleil and Alexandre, remained and established their residences at Chipoudie on land that had been granted to their wives, the granddaughters of Pierre Thibaudot (Thibodeau).
This is palpably demonstrated by the four claims brought against Beausoleil before he had reached the age of twenty-five years: assault and battery, consorting with the Indians, a land dispute and a paternity claim. Clearly, these disputes with his fellow Acadians and the British authorities provide insight into his character. At a young age, Beausoleil was a man who stirred controversy and yet he could be accommodating. He was becoming just the type of person who would stand up to the British army, at that time the most powerful military force in the world.
Elle a eu pour parrain Claude Tibodeau et pour marraine Francoise Comeau En foy de quoi j’ai signe avec le parrain et la marraine le meme jour et an que dessus. s/Clode Tibeaudeau X marque de la marraine s/ F. Justinien Durant Recollett Missionaire Following is the English translation of this document: This sixteenth day of May of the year one thousand seven hundred and six, I the undersigned fulfilling my pastoral duties have performed the ceremony of baptism for Marguerite Tibodeau daughter of Michel Tibodeau and of Agnes Dugas legally conjoined (married) she was born 22 December and she was privately baptized by Jeanne LeBreton because cold temperature prevented her from being brought to the church.
Acadian Redemption. From Beausoleil Broussard to the Queen's Royal Proclamation by Warren Perrin