Beausoleil 251 Years Ago
Today February 27th, 251 years ago Joseph Broussard (aka “Beausoleil”), direct ancestor through my paternal grandmother, led the first group of Acadians to Louisiana.
English: A inches (0 cm) x inches (0 cm) oil painting of Joseph Broussard, known as “Beausoleil”. Broussard lead a guerilla resistance movement in 1750s Canada against the British government. He eventually led the first group of Acadian exiles to Southern Louisiana in 1765. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)