Birthabt 1672, Poitier, France
Misc. Notes
Louis MARCHAND dit POITIERS, (son of Rene Marchand , born
at Poitiers; corporal in the French Garrison at Port-Royal, Acadia; married
November 24, 1705, at Port-Royal, Marie GODIN dit CHATILLON, daughter of
Laurent Godin and Anne Guerin of Port-Royal (born about1680; buried at
Port-Toulouse after the census of 1734). After Port-Royal was confirmed to
the English by the TREATY OF UTRECHT in 1713, Louis Marchand decided to move
his family to ISLE-ROYALE (Cape Breton Island) which was still under French
rule. The Marchands settled at the small outpost of Port-Toulouse (now St.
Peters, where Louis finished his days as a gardener.
Birthabt 1680, Port Royal, Annapolis, NS, Canada
Deathaft 1734, Port Toulouse, Richmond, NS, Canada
MotherAnne GUÉRIN (~1660-1718)
Marriage24 Nov 1705, Port Royal, Annapolis, NS, Canada
ChildrenJean (1711-)
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