Census of Chéticamp by Father Lejamtel, Missionary, (Dated August 1809)
Village of Grand-Étang
François CORMIER and Anne HACHET, his wife; Cyprien, Barbe, François.
Joseph CORMIER and Susanne LEBLANC, his wife.
Simon DOUCET and Scholastique CORMIER, his wife; Simon, Henriette, Marie, François, Marguerite, Barbe, Félicité, Céleste, Sophie, Scolastique. Étienne Raimbeau and Louise Cormier, his wife; François.
David CHIASSON and Celeste CORMIER, his wife; Matilde, Charles, Celeste.
Louis DOUCET and Magdeleine AUCOIN, his wife; Joseph, Magdeleine, Marie Judith, Dominique.
Jean BOURGEOIS and Angélique POIRIER, his wife; Laurent, Jean Charlotte, Marie, Raimond, Thomas, Genevieve, Eustache, Charles, Sophie, Gervaise, Anne, Céleste.
Maximin GODET and Genevieve BOIS, his wife; Angélique, Jean, Marie, Elisabeth, Ursule, Marguerite.
Anne RICHARD, widow of Joseph GODET.
François Marie LEFORT and Anne GODET, his wife; Joseph.
Louis BRUYARD, widower of Marie Magdeleine DEVEAUX, Charles, Marie, Marguerite, Rosalie.
Joseph BOUDROT and Anne CHIASSON, his wife; Charles, Luce Aucoin (domestic).
Anselme AUCOIN and Rose CHIASSON, his wife; Marie, Hubert, Raphael, Pierre, Magdeleine, Agnes, Joseph, Thomas, Susanne.
Simon AUCOIN and Élisabeth POIRIER, his wife.
Joseph AUCOIN and Marie HEBERT, his wife.
Cyriac ROCHE and Rosalie HARNOIS, his wife; Modeste, Joseph, Hubert, Marie.
Pierre AUCOIN, widower of Félicité LEBLANC.
Joseph AUCOIN and Ysabelle LEBLANC, his wife; Joseph Charles, Pierre, Luce.
Augustin DEVAUX and Marie POIRIER, his wife; Joseph, Frédéric, widower of Théotiste LEBLANC, Jean Baptiste.
Joseph GODET and Ysabelle AUCOIN, his wife; Osithe, Ysabelle, Marguerite, Henriette, Victoire, Françoise, Joseph.
Jeanne DUGAS, widow of Pierre BOIS.
Régis BOIS and Apolline ARSENAUX, his wife; Marie-Magdeleine, Genevieve, Hélène.
Joseph DEVAUX, widower of Angélique HEBERT.
Bruno POIRIER and Marie DEVAUX, his wife; Renauld, Moyses, Félix, Meloine.
Pierre DEVAUX and Marie AUCOIN, his wife; Marie, Luce.
Jean DEVAUX and Eulalie POIRIER, his wife; Susanne.
Raimond POIRIER and Marie BOIS, his wife; Raimond, Henriette.
Jean LELIÈVRE and Marie Angélique DEVAUX, his wife; Marie, Susanne, Jean, Ester, Elisabeth.
Ysaac LEBLANC and Genevieve AUCOIN, his wife; Alexis, Julienne, Simon, Henriette, Catherine, Félicité, Genevieve.
Anastasie GIROUARD, widow of Jean ROMARD; Magdeleine Olive, Jean François, Marguerite Rose, Anne Marie, Anastasie Angélique, Sophie, Julie Rosalie, Julien Alexandre.
Village of Petit-Étang
Elisabeth BOUDROT, widow of Jean CHIASSON.
Lazare LEBLANC and Modeste CHIASSON, his wife; Cyprien, Jean, Simon, Lazare, Euphrosine, Marie.
Étienne CHIASSON and Monique GODET, his wife; Urbain, Charles, Anastasie, Michel, Joseph, Prosper.
Joseph LEBLANC and Marie CHIASSON, his wife; Jean, Joseph, Lazare, Placide, Marie Grégoire, Sophie.
Jean Baptiste MAILLET and Françoise CHIASSON, his wife; Marie, Michel.
Anne LEBLANC, widow of Grégoire MAILLET.
Joseph CHIASSON and Marie MAILLET, his wife; Joseph, Charles, Magdeleine.
Rosalie MAILLET, widow of Simon CORMIER; Simon.
Pierre AUCOIN and Luce BABIN, his wife; Magdeleine, Barbe, Pierre, Marguerite, Simon, Charles, Félicité, Marie, Joseph.
Joseph DEVAUX and Euphrosine GODET, his wife; Magdeleine, Anastasie, Ysidore, Ester, Marie, Ysabelle, Angélique, Joseph, Françoise, Susanne.
Joseph CHIASSON and Dorothé POIRIER, his wife; Hubert, Ursule, Céleste.
Basile CHIASSON and Anne ARSENAUX, his wife; Thomas, Jean, Marguerite, Basile.
Firmin CHIASSON and Hélène POIRIER, his wife; Susanne, Jean, Hélène.
Marie PITRE, widow of Germain CHIASSON; Maturin, Charlemagne, Laurent, Polycarpe, Marie Barbe, Charlotte, Germain.
Pierre DEVAUX and Marguerite GODET, his wife; Agnès, Pierre, Rosalie, Charles, Marie, Joseph, Marguerite.
André POIRIER and Marie Blandine BENOIT; André, Marie, Casimir, Benjamin, Henriette.
Joseph POIRIER and Euphrosine DEVAUX, his wife.
Thomas DOODY and Marie POWER, his wife; Thomas, Brijitte.
Joseph MATHE and Marie ZACE, his wife; Marie, Emilie.
Alexandre MCDONALD and …, his wife; his children.
I am grateful to Joe Crochet who provided the above-noted information for the… “In Search of Our Acadian Roots” CD-ROM ©1994 (now available in Windows Version).
A) Source for Chéticamp Census: Archives of Archbishop of Québec, Nova Scotia, VII-22
B) Secondary source: Chéticamp by Father Anselme Chiasson – ISBN 1-895415-29-2.
He has also written the History of the Acadians at Cape Breton and the Magdalen Islands.
* with corrections by Yvon Cyr