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Father: Charles Melanson [Charles dit La Ramée] [Pierre Laverdure]

Note: Charles and his family were onboard the Pembroke, an English deportation transport ship that was overtaken by its Acadian prisoners in later 1755, which had been destined for North Carolina. After being turned around and sailed up the St. John River the Acadians disembarked at St. John and made their way into Quebec. Many were to soon to die in a small pox edpidemic that hit the area in 1757/58.

Mother: Anne-Jeanne Bourg [François] [Antoine]

4th Generation


1. Charles Melanson: b. abt 1702 (SW), Port Royal, Acadia.

Married: Feb. 18, 1727, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Marie-Anne Granger: (Claude & Jeanne Guilbeau) b. Feb 21, 1705 (SW), Port Royal, Acadia.

Children: Jean-Baptiste, Anne-Marie, Charles, Joseph, Marie-Josèphe, Charles dit Litan, Marguerite-Theosite, Pierre, Amable-Poncy, Claude and Isabelle.

2. Anne Melanson: b. Sept. 23, 1703 (SW), Port Royal, Acadia; d. bef 1708, Port Royal, Acadia.

3. Marie Melanson: b. Aug. 4, 1708, Port Royal, Acadia.

Married: Aug. 18, 1733, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Charles dit Boisjoli Bellefontaine Godin: (Gabriel & Angelique Robert Jane) b. abt 1708 (SW), Acadia.

Children: No data.

4. Jean Melanson: b. Mar. 26, 1712 (SW), Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; d. Dec 24, 1757 (SW), Québec City, Québec.

Married: Jan. 15, 1742, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Marie-Josèphe Lanoue: (Pierre & Marie Granger) b. Jan 26, 1720, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; d. Jan 1, 1758, Québec City, Québec.

Children: Marie, Anne-Marie, Fèlicité, Marguerite, Pierre and Jean-Baptiste.

5. Anne Melanson: b. Oct. 29, 1715, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; d. 24 Dec. 1757, Québec (SW).

Married: Jan. 17, 1735, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Joseph Landry: (Pierre & Madeleine Robichaud) b. abt 1698 (SW), Port Royal, Acadia;  d. abt 1744, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

Children: No data.

6. Joseph Melanson: b. Nov 17, 1718 (SW), Annapolis Royal , Nova Scotia; d. Oct 1, 1757, Québec City, Québec.

7. Pierre dit Parrotte Melanson: b. abt 1720 (MCM), Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia; d. bet 1791-1792, Minudie (?) (SW/MCM/MBM), Nova Scotia.

Note: Escaped the deportations with his family to Chaleur Bay in northern New Brunswick until being caught or forced to surrender in 1761. Was then imprisoned at Fort Edward until 1763. It is not known if Pierre and his family were onboard the Pembroke.

Married: Feb. 1, 1746, Annapolis Royal (Rg), Nova Scotia, to Marie-Josèphe Granger: (Laurent & Anne Bourg) b. Jan 12, 1723 (SW), Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

Children: Marie-Josèphe, Jean dit Janne, Osite, Pierre, David and Dominique-Pierre.

8. Claude Melanson: b. May 29, 1731 , Annapolis Royal (baptism)(Rg), Nova Scotia;

Married: abt 1730 (SW), to Anne dite Jeanne Bourg.

Children: Claude.



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