Jean Bénoni Dévost[1, 2]

Male 1809 -    Has 105 ancestors and 133 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Jean Bénoni Dévost 
    Relationshipwith Marie Therese Nadeau
    Born 7 Dec 1809  [3, 4
    Baptized 10 Dec 1809  St Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Other Name William Deveau 
    Census 1858  [6
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Thomas Desvaux,   b. 1680, St. Planchers, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (2 x Great Grandfather)
    Marie Luce Thibodeau,   d. Bef 11 Aug 1807  (Grandmother)
    Person ID I19631  Antoine_Roy
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2017 

    Father AncestorsAntoine Dévot,   b. 1 Aug 1782, Kamouraska, Kamouraska, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother AncestorsFrançoise Soucy,   b. 14 Jun 1782, L'Isle-Verte, Rivière-du-Loup, Québec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Aug 1807  St-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F7427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife AncestorsSusanne Ringuet,   b. 22 Nov 1827 
    Married 1 Jul 1845  St-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 10 Dec 1809 - St Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jul 1845 - St-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Christie Dévost - 10 May 1851 - Eagle Lake, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Ste Luce, Frenchville, Maine Parish RegisterUpper St John web site, Page 298, Baptism No B106,
      [Baptism entry for daughter, Christie Devost.].

    2. [S25] Chip Gagnon. Upper St John Valleyweb site, http://www.upperstjohn.com/1860/T18R7-1.htm#466,
      [Benoni and his family are living in Township Number 18, Range 7 (now the western part of Fort Kent) according to the 1860 U.S. Census line 15 through 25, dwelling 212, family 207 on page 466. Chip's popup indicates the 1850 U.S. Census shows them living in Portage Lake Pltn., p.123b.].

    3. [S25] Chip Gagnon. Upper St John Valleyweb site, http://www.upperstjohn.com/1860/T18R7-1.htm#46,
      [1860 U.S. Census page 466, line 15 shows William as age 53.].

    4. [S184] Gabriel Drouin, compiler. Drouin Collection, Acadian French Catholic Church Records. Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin, S > St-Basile > 1792-1837 > image 119,
      [baptism record].

    5. [S184] Gabriel Drouin, compiler. Drouin Collection, Acadian French Catholic Church Records. Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin, S > St-Basile > 1792-1837 > image 119,
      [baptism record shows name as Jean Benoni. Godparents were David Cir (Cyr) and ?? Cormier].

    6. [S38] Ste Luce, Frenchville, Maine Parish RegisterUpper St John web site, page 15 col 2 line 45,
      [1858 Census of parish shows Benoni Devost on the American Side of the River in the future parish of les Saints Anges Gardiens (which became St Louis in Fort Kent) with 10 Souls (number of persons in household) and 2 Communiants / Persons having made their first communion)].

    7. [S155] LaVerdiere, Diane P. and Voskuhl, Robert K.. Genealogies of the Catholic Families of Maine, New Brunswick, and the Province of Quebec (CD). Grooms page 657.

    8. [S184] Gabriel Drouin, compiler. Drouin Collection, Acadian French Catholic Church Records. Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin, S > St-Basile > 1792-1837 > image 98,
      [marriage entry].

    9. [S155] LaVerdiere, Diane P. and Voskuhl, Robert K.. Genealogies of the Catholic Families of Maine, New Brunswick, and the Province of Quebec (CD). Grooms page 660,
      [Name shown as Jean Benoni.].

    10. [S184] Gabriel Drouin, compiler. Drouin Collection, Acadian French Catholic Church Records. Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin, S > St-Basile > 1792-1910 > image 261,
      [marriage record].