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A family history site: Chasing My Own Tale

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.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Broussard#Arrival_at_Louisiana

 

English: A inches (0 cm) x inches (0 cm) oil p...

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)

 

 

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