By Warren Perrin
Acadian Redemption: From Beausoleil Broussard to the Queen's Royal Proclamation, the 1st biography of an Acadian exile, defines the 18th century society of Acadia into which Joseph dit Beausoleil Broussard was once born in 1702. The e-book tells of his adolescence occasions and militant struggles with the British who had for years desired to lay declare to the Acadians' wealthy lands. next chapters talk about the epic odyssey within which Beausoleil led a bunch of 1 hundred ninety-three Acadians from Nova Scotia to Louisiana, the hot Acadia, with the desire that his cherished Acadian tradition might live on. The final 1/2 the publication discusses the repercussions of Beausoleil's existence that led to the evolution of the Acadian tradition into what's now referred to as the "Cajun" tradition and the way it ended in an 8th new release Beausoleil descendant, Warren A. Perrin, to deliver a Petition looking an apology from the British Crown in 1990. This Petition used to be effectively resolved on December nine, 2003, by way of the...
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They became very independent and self-sufficient. This fostered a clannish society that developed its own unique culture. The only outsiders trusted by these Acadians were the Mi’Kmaq. It was not unexpected that the free-spirited Acadians ignored the British order of deportation. The insurgents were crudely armed and stood little chance to defeat the mighty British forces. Yet resist they did, even when it appeared that victory was not possible. Like his father, Beausoleil was known by the British as a dissident at a young age.
Agnes Dugas was 19 at the time she married Michel. Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Port Royal was the name of the parish that ministered to the Acadian population of the area at that time. I am sure that the church was located in the Port Royal Village. The Tibodeau establishment was located some 11 miles up the Port Royal River, then known as Rivere du Dauphin by the French. ) The original parish registers are today located at the Provincial Archives of Nova Scotia in Halifax. There are of course copies located in other Provincial Archives.
Source: Trenholm, Norden and Trenholm, A History of Fort Lawrence by (Sherwood Printing Ltd. 1985). CHAPTER 3 BEAUSOLEIL’S FOUR CIVIL DISPUTES Colonial records show that Acadians had major civil disputes. This is palpably demonstrated by the four claims brought against Beausoleil before he had reached the age of twenty-five years: assault and battery, consorting with the Indians, a land dispute and a paternity claim. Clearly, these disputes with his fellow Acadians and the British authorities provide insight into his character.