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Generation No. 1

1. Francois Benoit 5 (Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) was born 1764 at Iles Malouines (The Falkland Islands off Argentina). He married ANNE L'OFFICIAL July 20, 1790 at Sandy Point, Newfoundland, daughter of HENRI L'OFFICIAL and Isabelle (Nanette) Sigognè . She was born in 1771 in Bay St. George, Nfld.

Children of FRANCOIS BENOIT and ANNE L'OFFICIAL are:

  1. RAPHAEL BENOIT, b. 1788, Bay St. George, Nfld.
  2. ANN FRANCOISE BENOIT, b. May 17, 1791
  3. MARIE MADELEINE BENOIT, b. June 3, 1795, Sandy Point, Nfld.
  4. ADELAIDE BENOIT, b 1796, m. BILL MOORE
  5. GEORGE BENOIT, b. August 7, 1798, Sandy Point. m. CHARLOTTE ALEXANDER
  6. LOUIS BENOIT, b. 1800-1810, m. URSULA MARCHE
  7. JEAN BENOIT, b. 1800-1810, m. JUDITH LE JEUNE
  8. SEBASTIEN BENOIT, b. 1800-1810, m. THEOTISTE JESSEAU
  9. PAUL BENOIT, b. 1807-1815
  10. FRANCOIS BENOIT, b. 1810, m. MARIE DUFFENAIS
  11. ELIZABETH BENOIT, b 1810-1820, m. ISAAC LE JEUNE
  12. CAROLINE BENOIT, b. 1820-1825, m. JACQUES BERNARD
  13. HENRI BENOIT, b. 1815
  14. ROSALIE BENOIT, b.1814

Generation No. 2

2. Francois Benoit, Jr 6 ( Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) was born 1819 at St. Georges, Newfoundland. He married MARIE DUFFENAIS August 30, 1851 at St. Georges, Newfoundland, daughter of JEAN DUFFENAIS and MARIE ANNE LEJEUNE. She was born about 1824.

Children of FRANCOIS BENOIT and MARIE DUFFENAIS are:

  1. ROSALI BENOIT, b 1832, m. John B. Morel, m. Jues Boueque
  2. JOHN BENOIT, b. 1846 m. Alice Benoit
  3. MARIE BENOIT, b. 1848 m. William Jesso
  4. GENEVIEVE (JANE) BENOIT , b. July 21, 1851 m. Jullen Chiasson
  5. William (Gullaume) BENOIT, b. June 7, 1867, m. Catherine Young
  6. HENRI (HONORE) BENOIT, b. Feb 21, 1861 m. Marie Anne Broussard
  7. EMILIE BENOIT, b. Dec 1852
  8. CHARLES ALBERT BENOIT, b. Feb 1859 m. Selina Madore
  9. LAURANIA FRANCISE BENOIT, b. July 1863
  10. JOSEPHINE BENOIT, b. July 1864
  11. LOUIS JOHN BENOIT, b June 7, 1867, m. Clarissa Madore
  12. CLOVIS BENOIT, b. July 1, 1868
  13. CLARIS BENOIT, b. May 25, 1869, m. Fredrick Gaudon
  14. FRANCOIS BENOIT, b. Dec 24, 1854, died April 1872

Generation No. 3

3. Genevieve (Jane) Benoit 7 (Francois, Jr.6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) was born July 21, 1851 in Bay St. George, Newfoundland. She died Jan 31,1937. She married JULIEN CHIASSON on May 22, 1870 in Port au Port, Newfoundland, son of Phillipe Naziree CHIASSON AND ELIZABETH RENEAU. He was born Sept 7, Cheticamp, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Children of GENEVIEVE(JANE) BENOIT and JULIEN CHIASSON are:

  1. PHILLIP CHAISSON, b.
  2. REUBEN CHAISSON, b. October 1858
  3. JOSEPHINE CHAISSON b. March 23, 1875, m. LAWRENCE CHIASSON.
  4. JULIAN CHAISSON, b. April 30, 1876
  5. JULIA CHAISSON, b. May 20, 1876 m. JOSEPH LANEY
  6. ANGELA CHAISSON, b. 1881, m. JOHN CORMIER
  7. NAZAIRE CHAISSON, b. 1884 m.
  8. GERMAINE MARIA CHAISSON, b.1889, m. THOMAS BENOIT
  9. MARY MARGARET CHAISSON, b. January 1888, m. ALBERT MARCHE
  10. MELINA CHAISSON, b. 1892, m. JOHN PETER JESSEAU
  11. NARCEISSE CHAISSON, b. October 25, 1897, m. MARY ANN REVALLON
  12. MARY CATHERINE CHAISSON, b. 1895, m. FRANCAIS JESSO.

Generation No. 4

4. Josephine Chaisson 8 (Genevieve (Jane) Benoit 7,Francois, Jr.6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) Married Lawrence Chaisson, on Febraury 9, 1896. (She is Lawrence's second wife.)

Children of Josephine Chaisson and Lawrence Chaisson are:

  1. LAWRENCE J. CHAISSON, b. May 24, 1897, m. MARGARET ROUZES
  2. FRANCAIS CHAISSON, b. June 18, 1903
  3. John Chaisson, b. Nov 16, 1894 m. Mary Catherine Lagatdu
  4. JULIA CHAISSON, b. March 15, 1905, m. WILLIAM JAMES BENOIT
  5. MILLICENT EUNICE CHAISSON b. September 14, 1911, m. JOHN ALFRED BENOIT
  6. MADELINE CHAISSON, b. December 8, 1913, m. Joseph (Joe) Young
  7. RITA CHAISSON, b. October 5, 1916, m. DOMINIC BENOIT
  8. THOMAS CHAISSON, b. August 3, 1918, m. Cecilia (Dot) Young
  9. CHRISTINA CHAISSON, b. October 11, 1920 m. Louis Jesso
  10. JAMES CHAISSON, b. m. MARIA LA COSTA
  11. FREDERICK CHAISSON, b. April 27, 1908 m. Ada (Edith)Francoise Rowe
  12. MELANIE CHAISSON, b. m. John Neuvelle
  13. BERTHA MARY CHAISSON, b. m. JOHN (Johny Joe) EDWARD BENOIT
  14. PHILOMENA CHAISSON, b. November 23, 1898, m. JOSEPH LEMOINE

Generation No. 5

5. Millicent Eunice(Milli) Chaisson 9, (Josephine 8, Genevieve (Jane) Benoit 7,Francois Jr.6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin 1) married John Alfred Benoit, son of (Jean Edward (Johny Mic) Benoit and Emily Ann Poirier on June 25, 1900.

Children of Millicent Chaisson and John Alfred Benoit are:

  1. Conrad Benoit b. m. Delores Benoit, m.Regina Marche
  2. Yvvone Benoit b. m. Jerry Jesso, 2nd m. Amos Benoit
  3. Aden Benoit b. m. Annie
  4. Sylvester Joseph Benoit b m. Edna May Benoit
  5. Leonard Benoit b. m.
  6. Loderick Benoit b.1937 m. Leola Benoit
  7. Rose Benoit b. m. Married Robert Young
  8. Mary Clemency Benoit b .m. Joseph Rubia
  9. Leona Benoit b. m. Andrew Chaisson
  10. Hillary Benoit b. m.
  11. Emliy Benoit, b. m. Edward Marche
  12. Paul Benoit, b. m. Marie Young

Generation No. 6

6. Sylvester Joseph Benoit 10, (Millicent Eunice(Milli)9, Josephine 8, Genevieve (Jane)7, Francois, Jr.6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin 1) married Edna May Benoit daughter of Adolph Benoit and Ann Nancy Jesso.

Children of EDNA MAY BENOIT and SYLVESTER JOSEPH BENOIT are:

  1. MARY PHYLLIS BENOIT, B. m. MICHAEL YOUNG.
  2. MYRA BENOIT, b.
  3. CALVIN BENOIT, b. deceased
  4. GEORGE BENOIT, b. m. RODENA FELIX.
  5. MATTHEW BENOIT, b.
  6. STEPHEN BENOIT, m. CHRISTINA Mc ISAAC
  7. BARBARA BENOIT, m JAMES MACALINDEN
  8. JASEN SYLVESTER BENWAH, b.
  9. COLIN JOSEPH BENOIT, b.
  10. BRUCE SCOTT BENOIT,
  11. LORY BENOIT, b. m WARREN JESSO

Generation No. 7

7 Jasen Sylvester Benwah 11 (Sylvester 10, Millicent Eunice(Milli)9, Josephine8, Genevieve (Jane)7, Francois, Jr.6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin 1) born in Stephenville Crossing and married Janice Tripole Lubay on December 7, 2009 at Tagatay City, Phils.

Children of JANICE TRIPOLE LUBAY, daughter of REMEDIOS TRIPOLE and ROMEO LUBAY and JASEN SYLVESTER BENWAH are:

  1. SEAN JACKNEIL BENWAH, b.

Children of GLENDA ANN CHAISSON, daughter of Lillian Chaisson and Robert Tourout. and JASEN SYLVESTER BENWAH are:

  1. ALYSSA-ASHLEY ANN BENWAH, b.
  2. SUMUR-RAE ANN BENWAH, b.

Children of Jasen S. Benwah and Donna Marie Jesso are:

  1. SAMANTHA LEE JESSO, b

Family documentation:


Many thanks go out to the following people whom have contributed directly or indirectly with the assembly of my family tree:

Gerry Benoit, Jeff Benoit, Phil Jeddore, Evelyn Campbell, Gary Gallant, Lavern Cormier, Gary Benoit, Brian Kerfont, Louis Benoit, Allan Stride, Stephen White, Frank Russel, Edna and Sylvester Benoit. Also to anyone I forgot to mention.

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