My Direct Melanson Line
Laverdure: b. abt 1600-1605, France; d. abt 1677,
Boston, Mass., New England or Acadia.
abt 1630, England, to Priscilla --------------:
b. abt 1610 (MCM), England; d. abt 1691, Boston, Mass.,
Pierre Mellanson dit La Verdure, Charles Mellanson dit La
Ramée (below) and John Laverdure.
April 8, 1680, at Boston/Dorchester, Mass., New England,
to Captain William Wright, Sr.
dit La Ramée Mellanson: Farmer; b. abt 1642, England
(SW/MBM); d. abt 1700, Port Royal, Acadia (SW).
abt 1663, Port Royal, Acadia, to Marie
(Abraham & Marguerite-Louise Doucet) b. abt 1646, Port
Royal, Acadia; d. July 7, 1737, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova
Scotia. B. Dec. 20, 1707 (Rg), Port Royal, Acadia.
witnesses on Marie's burial record (Annapolis Royal Rg)
included sons Charles Melanson, Jean Melanson and Ambroise
Melanson. Marie was recorded as being "about 91 years
old" at time of death and "widow of the late Charles
Melanson". Was buried July 8, 1737 (Rg).
Marie (Mary), Marguerite, Anne, Cécile, Françoise, Isabelle,
Charles (below), Magdeleine, Marie, Ambroise (twin), Pierre
(twin), Claude, Jean dit Janne and Marguerite.
Melanson: b. abt 1675, Port Royal, Acadia;
d. Sept. 19, 1757, Québec City (MBM), Canada.
Note: during the Deportation of 1755, Charles was aboard
a transport ship, the Pembroke, which was bound for North
Carolina. A revolt onboard the ship, led by Charles Belliveau,
of the Acadian men against their English captors succeeded
and the ship was turned around and sailed up the St. John
River to St. John where the Acadians disembarked. Some of
the Acadians travelled on foot to Quebec where Charles died
during a small pox epidemic that hit the area 2 years later,
claiming the lives of many of the Acadians who had escaped
abt 1701, Port Royal, Acadia, to Anne-Jeanne
Bourg: (François & Marguerite Boudrot)
b. abt 1677, Port Royal, Acadia; d. Mar. 21, 1750, Port
Royal, Nova Scotia.
Charles-Jean, Anne, Marie, Jean, Anne, Joseph, Pierre dit
Parrotte (below) and Claude.
dit Parrotte Melanson: b. abt 1720, Annapolis Royal,
Nova Scotia; d. bet 1791-1792, Minudie, Nova Scotia.
During the 1755 Deportations, was either onboard the English
transport ship the Pembroke or escaped the Annapolis Royal
area by some other means. In 1761 he was imprisoned along
with his family and other Acadian escapees at Fort Edward
and Fort Beauséjour after being captured by or after
surrendering to English troops either in the region of Caraquet,
NB or in the Pedicodiac River area. Was one of the original
10 families to be settled at the DesBarres Estate, Elysian
Fields (Minudie), NS in 1768.
Feb. 1, 1746, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Marie-Josèphe
Granger: (Laurent & Anne Bourg) b. Jan 12,
1723, Port Royal, Acadia.
Marie-Josèphe, Jean dit Janne, Osite, Pierre, David (below)
Melanson: b. abt mid 1755 (MBM), Annapolis, Acadia;
d. aft 1834 (migrated from Minudie, NS to Dorchester-Crossing,
NB after obtaining a land grant in 1806. Later moved into
neighbouring Scoudouc after obtaining a land grant there).
presumed to be buried in St. Thomas parish Cemetery, Memramcook,
NB: no death/burial record can be traced. Was listed, along
with his wife (Barbe Richard) in the 1820 census return
abt 1776, Minudie (MBM), Nova Scotia, to Marguerite
LeBlanc: (Joseph dit Jos-Andre & Marguerite
Hébert) b. abt 1756; d. Jan. 22, 1810, Memramcook (Rg),
Pierre, Cécile, Rosalie, Dominique, Fabien, Firmin, Brigette,
Joseph dit Magoune, Gertrude, Romain dit Roma and François
Married 2nd: Feb. 4, 1811, Memramcook (Rg),
New Brunswick, to Anne dite Nannette Richard:
& Perpetue Bourgeois)
Anne was the widow of Pierre dit Pierrotte Melanson, David's
1st cousin. She is presumed to be buried in St. Thomas parish
Cemetery, Memramcook, NB: no death/burial record can be
Melanson: b. abt 1797 (MBM), Minudie, Nova
Scotia; d. July 21, 1869, Scoudouc (CR), New Brunswick.
Nov. 16, 1818, Memramcook (Rg), New Brunswick, to Marie
dit Pierrotte & Anne dite Nannette Richard)
b. abt 1798; d. June 1, 1872, Scoudouc (CR), New Brunswick.
Marguerite, François, Pierre dit Pierrotte (below).
dit Pierrotte Melanson: b. Sept. 24, 1829,
Memramcook (Rg), New Brunswick; d. Apr. 2, 1913, Scoudouc
(CR), New Brunswick.
Jan. 22, 1851, Memramcook (Rg), New Brunswick, to Marguerite
LeBlanc: (Francois & Isabelle LeBlanc) b. Sept
25, 1831, Memramcook (Rg), New Brunswick.
Nathalie, Delphine (died in her early 20's), Isabelle, Jules,
Maxime (below), Sara and Delphine (born same year that the
first Delphine died).
Maxime Melanson: b. Nov. 2, 1863, Scoudouc,
New Brunswick; d. Oct. 16, 1952 (CR), Scoudouc, New Brunswick.
Aug. 18, 1890, Memramcook, New Brunswick, to Élisabeth
Melanson: (Célestin & Marguerite Gaudet) b.
Nov. 11, 1866, Memramcook, New Brunswick; d. Aug. 29, 1937,
Scoudouc (CR), New Brunswick.
Joseph-Oscar, Marie-Elmire, Marie-Marguerite, Joseph-Alyre-Aurele
"Aurele" (below), Joseph-Clarence, Arsene, Elda
Melanson: b. Jan. 3, 1897, St. Bernard de Moncton
(Rg), New Brunswick; d. Jan. 1, 1978, Scoudouc (Rg), New
Oct. 31, 1921, Haute-Aboujagane (Rg), NB, to Marie-Zélica
LeBlanc: (Julien dit Petite Julien and Marie-Anne
Gaudet) b. Apr. 12, 1900, Haute-Aboujagane (Rg), New Brunswick;
d. Nov. 1985, Scoudouc (Rg), New Brunswick. Note:
Click on Zélica's name to view my direct maternal
LeBlanc lineage through her right up to Daniel LeBlanc.