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Jeanne Trahan

Female 1631 - Aft 1697  (~ 72 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jeanne Trahan was born between 1626 and 1631 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France (daughter of Guillaume Trahan and Françoise Corbineau); died after 1697 in Beaubassin, Acadia.

    Jeanne married Jacques Bourgeois about 1643 in Acadia. Jacques was born between 1616 and 1621 in France; died in 1701 in Port-Royal, Acadia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Marguerite Bourgeois was born between 1658 and 1661.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Guillaume Trahan was born between 1601 and 1611 in Saint-Pierre, Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, France (son of Nicolas Trahan and Renée Desloges); died about 1685 in Port-Royal, Acadia; was buried in Garrison Graveyard, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Embarked at La Rochelle on 1636-04-01 with his wife and his two children, arrived in Port-Royal 1636-05. He was a blacksmith and an edge-tool maker (maréchal de tranchant).

    From "A Point in History": "Guillaume Trahan was a blacksmith and a toolsmith from Bourgueil, Anjou, France. He departed Anjou, 4-1-1636 on the ship St. Jehan, with his wife, Françoise Charboneau, and 7-year old daughter, Jeanne Trahan. At the 1671 Acadian census, Guillaume Trahan was about 60 years old and a marshall (maréschal) living with his second wife and three young children. He had 8 head of cattle, 10 sheep and 5 acres under cultivation."

    Through Guillaume Trahan and his second wife Madeleine Brun, TNH is a ninth cousin to Beyoncé Knowles:

    Guillaume Trahan (1601-1685) = Madeleine Brun (b. 1643)
    Jean Charles Trahan (b. ~1688) = Marie Boudreau (b. ~1675)
    Pierre Trahan = Jeanne Daigle
    Pierre Trahan (b. ~1737) = Marguerite Duhon (b. 1741)
    Marie Françoise Trahan = Joseph Broussard
    Rosemond Broussard (~1800-~1864) = Joséphine-Adelania Broussard (~1801-~1847)
    Eloy-René Broussard (b. ~1824-1866) = Celestine *
    Odelia Broussard (~1864-1929) = Eugène-Gustave DeRouen (~1860-1937)
    Agnèz DeRouen (1909-1980) = Lumis Albert Buyincé (1910-1982)
    Célestine Anne Beyincé (1954- ) = Mathew Knowles (1952- )
    Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (1981- )

    * Eloy-René Broussard's "domestic servant", which may or may not have meant slave. It is unclear whether they ever married, but she bore him 13 children, among them Odelia Broussard. Eloy-René was definitely married to Josephine Lesser (b. ~1840), but she wasn't Odelia's mother.

    Guillaume married Françoise Corbineau on 13 Jul 1627 in Saint-Etienne, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France. Françoise was born in in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; died before 1666 in Port-Royal, Acadia; was buried in Garrison Graveyard, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Françoise Corbineau was born in in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; died before 1666 in Port-Royal, Acadia; was buried in Garrison Graveyard, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia.

    Notes:

    Also called Françoise Charbonneau. Said to be a daughter of Mathurin Charbonnneau and Marguerite Surette of Melun, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France.

    Children:
    1. 1. Jeanne Trahan was born between 1626 and 1631 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; died after 1697 in Beaubassin, Acadia.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Nicolas Trahan was born in in of Saint-Pierre de Montreuil-Bellay, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France; died in in France.

    Nicolas married Renée Desloges about 1600 in Saint-Pierre, Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, France. Renée was born in in France; died before 11 Apr 1632 in France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Renée Desloges was born in in France; died before 11 Apr 1632 in France.
    Children:
    1. 2. Guillaume Trahan was born between 1601 and 1611 in Saint-Pierre, Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, France; died about 1685 in Port-Royal, Acadia; was buried in Garrison Graveyard, Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia.