Jasen's Genealogy

Descendants of Martin Dit-La Briere Benoist

Generation No. 1

1. MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1 BENOIST was born 1643 in France, and died 1714 in Pisiquit, Acadia. He married MARIE CHAUSSEGROS 1672 in Port Royal, Acadia. She was born 1660 in Rochefort, France, and died Abt. 1694.

Children of MARTIN BENOIST and MARIE CHAUSSEGROS are:

  1. JACQUELINE2 BENOIT, b. 1673, Port Royal, Acadia; d. Aft. 1686, Va..
  2. PIERRE CADET BENOIT, b. 1675, Port Royal. N.S..
  3. CLEMENT BENOIT, b. 1677, Pisiquit, Acadia; m. (1) ELIZABETH LEJUGE, 1703; b. 1687, Port Royal, Acadie; d. July 11, 1759, Chateauneuf, New France; m. (2) ANNE BABIN, Abt. 1704, Pisquit, Hants, Nova Scotia; b. 1684, Port Royal (Annapolis Royal), N.S..
  4. MARIE BENOIT, b. 1678, Port Royal, N.S.; d. 1714, Acadia, N.S..
  5. JEAN BENOIT, b. 1681, Port Royal, Acadia.
  6. CLAUDE BENOIT, b. Abt. 1683.
  7. PIERRE "LEJEUNE" BENOIT, b. 1683.
  8. CATHERINE BENOIT, b. 1685, Port Royal, Acadia; d. January 26, 1760, France.
  9. JEANNE (ANNE) BENOIT, b. 1692, Port Royal. N.S..
  10. FRANCOIS BENOIT, b. 1694, Port Royal. N.S.; d. Bet. 1695 - 1788; m. ALEXANDRE THIBODEAU, 1718, Pisquit, Hants, Nova Scotia.

Generation No. 2

JEAN2 BENOIT (MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1 BENOIST) was born 1681 in Port Royal, Acadia. He married (1) MARIE ANNE BRAULT 1704 in Cobequid (Truro, N.S.), daughter of ANTOINE BREAUX and MARIE BABIN. She was born 1688 in Acadie, and died Bef. June 1731 in Acadie. He married (2) MARIE AMIRAULT 1731, daughter of FRANCOIS AUMIRAULT and MARIE PITRE.

Children of JEAN BENOIT and MARIE BRAULT are:

  1. CLAUDE3 BENOIT, b. Abt. 1712, Acadia, N.S..
  2. FRANCOIS BENOIT, b. 1721, Pisquit, Hants, Nova Scotia.
  3. CHARLES BENOIT, b. 1726, Cobequid, Kings, Nova Scotia.
  4. JEAN BENOIT, b. 1707; d. Bef. 1753.
  5. ANNE MARIE BENOIT, b. 1705; d. 1772, France; m. CHARLES DUGAS, 1730.
  6. ANNE BENOIT, b. 1706; d. Baie Verte, N.B..
  7. MARIE BENOIT, b. 1708.
  8. MADELINE BENOIT, b. 1709; d. St. Malo; m. JEAN MARCADET, 1727.
  9. CATHERINE-JOSEPHE BENOIT, b. 1712; d. 1766, Martinique; m. GERMAIN THERIAULT, 1732.
  10. ISABELLE BENOIT, d. Bef. 1752; m. JOSEPH HEBERT, 1733.

Generation No. 3

CLAUDE3 BENOIT (JEAN2, MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1 BENOIST) was born Abt. 1712 in Acadia, N.S.. He married ANNE COMEAUX 1737, daughter of ETIENNE COMEAUX and MARGUERITE DE FOREST. She was born Abt. 1715 in Acadia, N.S..

Children of CLAUDE BENOIT and ANNE COMEAUX are:

  1. AUGUSTIN4 BENOIT, b. 1741, Acadia, N.S.; d. Abt. July 20, 1790, St-Pierre.
  2. MARIE BENOIT, b. 1737; d. 1795, Louisiana; m. JEAN CHARLES BREAU, 1754.
  3. JOSEPH BENOIT, b. 1740.
  4. ETIENNE BENOIT, b. 1750; d. 1787.
  5. MARGUERITE BENOIT.
  6. OLIVER BENOIT.
  7. FRANCOISE BENOIT, b. 1721.
  8. MARIE-JOSEPHE BENOIT, b. 1723.
  9. CHARLES BENOIT, b. 1726; d. November 1758, France; m. MARIE-JOSEPHE THIBODEAU, 1758.
  10. PIERRE BENOIT, d. 1758.

Generation No. 4

AUGUSTIN4 BENOIT (CLAUDE3, JEAN2, MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1 BENOIST) was born 1741 in Acadia, N.S., and died Abt. July 20, 1790 in St-Pierre. He married FRANCOISE [TERRIOT] THERIAULT February 6, 1760 in St-Servan, France, daughter of PIERRE THERIAULT and MARGUERITE GUERIN. She was born Abt. 1745 in St Servan.

Children of AUGUSTIN BENOIT and FRANCOISE THERIAULT are:

  1. FRANCOIS5 BENOIT, b. 1763, Iles Malouines, ( Falkland Islands); d. Aft. 1839, Bay St. George, Nfld..
  2. NICHOLAS-JEAN-SEBASTIEN BENOIT, b. 1760; m. (1) JEANNE DE LA FORESTERIE, 1789, Louisiana; m. (2) HYPOLYTE LEBLEU, 1800, Opelousas, Louisiana.
  3. ADELAIDE BENOIT, b. 1764, Iles Malouines, ( Falkland Islands); m. (1) JACQUES TREGUY, 1787, St-Pierre, 1787, St-Pierre.
  4. LOUIS-MARIE BENOIT, b. 1769, France.
  5. ANNE-MARIE BENOIT, b. 1773, Iles Malouines, ( Falkland Islands); m. JOSEPH VIGNEAU, 1800, Normandie.
  6. ANN BENOIT, b. 1771; d. 1772, St Pierre.

Generation No. 5

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 (a Mi'kmaq woman) 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. Documentation refers to them as a Mi'kmaq family living in the vicinity of Sandy Point, at one point.

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. 6

Louis Benoit 6 ( Francois5, Augustin4, Claude3, Jean2, Martin1) was born about 1800 at St Georges, Newfoundland. He married Ursula Marche about 1830 at St. Georges, Newfoundland, daughter of Vincent Francois Marche and Sophie Adelaide Jesseau. She was born in 1818.

Children of Louis Benoit and Ursula Marche are:

  1. Ursula BENOIT, b. 1846. m. Alexander Le Jeune
  2. Delphine(Adolphine) BENOIT, b. 1849 m. Yves Bourdoulon
  3. Dennis BENOIT, b. Febraury 15, 1856 m. Mary Jane Campagnion
  4. Francais BENOIT. b. June 11, 1858 (died in prision in 1877)
  5. Louis BENOIT, b. 1832 m. Domitille Gaudet, and Cecilla Le Jeune
  6. Francois Xavier Benoit, b. 1844 m. Josephine Bourdoulon
  7. Gilbert (Giles) Benoit, b. m. Marie Jesseau, and Elizabeth Lee
  8. Caroline Benoit, b. April 2, 1852
  9. Francoise Benoit, b. Aug 1858
  10. Cecillia Benoit, b. m. John Hannacher
  11. Matilda Benoit, b. m. Alphonus Bourdoulon
  12. Catherine Benoit, b. m. Peter Bernard

Generation No. 7

Louis Benoit, Jr. 7 (Louis.6, Francois5, Augustin4, Claude3, Jean2, Martin1) was born 1832 in Fox Island River, Newfoundland. He married Domitille Gaudet on May 24, 1852 in Port au Port, Newfoundland, daughter of Jean Gaudet and Pelagie Comier.

Children of Louis Benoit, Jr and Domitille Gaudet are:

  1. Anne Nancy Benoit, b. May 18, 1862 m. Valentine(Tiny) Young
  2. Thomas Aurther Benoit, b. Jan 28, 1873 m. Germaine MaryChaisson
  3. Elizabeth Benoit, b. April 26, 1869
  4. Jeanne Benoit, b. July 28, 1864
  5. Marie Louise Benoit, b. Dec 21, 1858
  6. Ursula Benoit, b. Oct 1856
  7. Louis Benoit, b. April 5, 1853
  8. Lucie Benoit, b. June 23, 1854 m. William Barry
  9. Clorise Benoit, b. 1871
  10. Peter Benoit, b. August 4, 1874
  11. Marie Benoit, b. Nov 25, 1875
  12. Arsene Benoit, b. m. Maggie Jesso

Generation No. 8

Ann Nancy Benoit 8 (Louis, Jr. 7,Louis. 6, Francois5, Augustin4, Claude3, Jean2, Martin1) was born May 18, 1862 in Stephenville , Newfoundland. She (1) married Valentine (Tiny) Young in Port au Port, Newfoundland, son of Henry Young (Lejeune) and Susan Duffenies. He was born March 1852 at West Bay, Newfoundland. She (2) married Lawrence Chaisson son of Naizaire Phillip Chiasson and Elizabeth Reneau.

Children of Annie Nancy Benoit and Valentine (Tiny) Young (Mi'kmaq) are:

  1. Mary Jane (Mariam Joannaun) Young, b. Febraury 16, 1883 m. Edmond (Edward) Jesso m. Michael Benoit, Jr
  2. Annie Young, b. Dec 2, 1895 m. Alexander Jesso
  3. Anthony Young, b. Feb 1905 m. Mary Cecilia Jesso
  4. Catherine (Katie) Young, b.
  5. Peter Young, b.June 1890, m. Sarah Blake
  6. Albert Young, November 17, 1893
  7. Julia Young, b. October 1898
  8. John Francais Young, b. July 26, 1899
  9. Ellen Young, b.Jan 1901
  10. Alfred Young, b.Jun 1903
  11. William Young, b. Sept 2, 1876
  12. Elizabeth Young, b.Dec 4, 1887
  13. Elsie Young, b. June 3, 1892
  14. Victor Young, b. Oct 22, 1881

No children from marriage with Lawrence Chaisson

Generation No. 9

9Mary Jane Young 9 (Anne 8, Louis, Jr. 7, Louis 6, Francois5, Augustin4, Claude3, Jean2, Martin1) was born Febraury 16, 1884 at Clam Bank Cove, Newfoundland. She married (1) Edmond JESSO about 1900 at Sheaves Cove, Newfoundland, son of Peter Jesso and Elizabeth Barry. He was born Sept 1884 She Married (2) Micheal Benoit, Jr. son of Michel Benoit and Desiree Laisne.

Children of Mary Jane Young and Edmond (Edward) Jesso are:

  1. MICHAEL (MIKE) JESSO, b. September 18, 1902, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld; d. October 29, 2002, Red Brook, NL.m. Mary Harmony Benoit
  2. MARY MATILDA CECILIA JESSO, b. August 25, 1907, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld; d. March 19, 1985, De Grau. m. John Phillip Chaisson
  3. Daniel Jesso, b. m. (1) Geraldine Jesso, m. (2) Mary Agatha Benoit
  4. ANTHONY JESSO, b. March 1908, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld, m. Stella Jesso
  5. ANDREW JESSO, b. September 1909, Sheaves Cove, Nfld.
  6. JOHN EDWARD (JACK)10 JESSO, b. February 15, 1904, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld; d. December 11, 1966. m. Angella Young Jesso
  7. ANN NANCY JESSO, b. November 18, 1912, Sheaves Cove, Nfld.; d. April 23, 1938, De Grau, Nfld. m. Adolph Benoit
  8. GENIVEVE JESSO, b. July 29, 1915, Loretto, Nfld; d. November 19, 1989, Stephenville , Nfld. m. John Edward (Johny Joe) Benoit
  9. ARTHUR JOSEPH (ARTIE) JESSO, b. December 1904, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld. m. Louisa Curnew

No children from marriage with Michael Benoit, Jr.

Generation No. 10

Anne Nancy Jesso10 (Mary Jane 9, Anne 8, Louis, Jr. 7, Louis 6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin 1) was born November 18, 1912 at Sheaves Cove, Newfoundland. She married Adolph Benoit, son of Joseph Benoit and Ellen Damois on June 12, 1929.

Children of Anne Nancy Jesso and Adolph Benoit are:

  1. Irving Benoit, m. Marguerite Robia
  2. Bart Benoit, m. Mary Lucy Chaisson
  3. Donald Benoit, m. Elsie (Dulcie)Chaisson
  4. Edna Benoit, b. , m. Sylvester J. Benoit
  5. Jerome Benoit, b . m. Neolla Morreau
  6. Felix Benoit, b. m. Donalda Simon

Generation No. 11

EDNA 11 MAY BENOIT, (Anne Nancy Jesso 10, Mary Jane 9, Anne 8, Louis, Jr. 7, Louis 6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) She married SYLVESTER JOSEPH BENOIT, son of John Alfred BENOIT and Millicent Eunice Chaisson.

Children of EDNA MAY BENOIT and SYLVESTER JOSEPH BENOIT are:

  1. MARY PHYLLIS BENOIT, b. m. MICHAEL YOUNG.
  2. MYRA BENOIT, b.
  3. GEORGE BENOIT, b. , m. RHODENA FELIX.
  4. MATTHEW BENOIT, b.
  5. STEPHEN BENOIT, b. , m. CHRISTINA Mc ISAAC, Div.
  6. BARBRA BENOIT, b. m . JAMES MaCaLinden
  7. JASEN SYLVESTER BENWAH, b.
  8. COLIN JOSEPH BENOIT, b.
  9. BRUCE SCOTT BENOIT, b.
  10. LORY BENOIT, b. m WARREN JESSO

Generation No. 12

Jasen Sylvester Benwah11 (EDNA 11 MAY BENOIT, Anne Nancy Jesso10, Mary Jane 9, Anne 8, Louis, Jr. 7, Louis 6, Francois 5, Augustin 4, Claude 3, Jean 2, Martin1) born in Stephenville Crossing. NL

Children of Jasen Sylvester Benwah and Glenda Ann Chaisson 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

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