Jasen's Genealogy

Jasen Sylvester Benwah's Family Tree

Generation No. 1

1. BONIFACE SR.4 BENOIT (GUILLAUME B. (WILLIAM)3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1) was born 1737 in Pisiquit, l'Cadie (Riviere aux Habitants), and died August 30, 1811 in Harve Boucher, Nova Scotia.. He married (1) MARIE JOSEPHINE BOUCHER August 26, 1771 in Petit Bras D' Or, N.S., daughter of HONORE' BOUCHER and MARIE LALONDE. She was born Abt. 1748 in Ile Royal, [Cape Breton], and died 1781 in Ile Royal, [Cape Breton]. Both registered as Mi'kmaq. He married (2) JULIA PETITPAS 1793 in Nova Scotia, daughter of JOSEPH PETITPAS and LOUISE FOUGERE.

Children of BONIFACE BENOIT (Mi'kmaq) and MARIE BOUCHER (Mi'kmaq) are:

  1. CASIMIN5 BENOIT, b. May 12, 1769, Cape Breton, N.S.; d. March 13, 1835, Tracadie, Nova Scotia; m. EUPHROSINE PETITPAS, 1793.
  2. LYDUVINE BENOIRT, b. May 13, 1767, Notes: 'mikmak' baptized at Petite Bras D' Or, Cape Breton; d. January 29, 1812, Havre-Boucher, N. S.; m. JEAN COSTE, 1785. Listed in the Maliseet& Micmac Vital Statistics from New Brunswick Church Records.
  3. SCHOLASTIQUE BENOIT, b. December 24, 1767, Cape Breton, N.S.; d. 1828; m. MAXIMIN ROMA.
  4. CHARLOTTE BENOIT, b. Abt. 1768.
  5. CASSIEMERE BENOIT, b. April 12, 1769.
  6. BERNADIN BENOIT, b. May 9, 1771, Cape Breton, N.S.; m. JEANNE-SUSANNE BONNEVIE. 2.
  7. BONIFACE JR BENOIT, b. 1778, Cape Breton, N.S.; d. January 1, 1838, Grand Anse, Nova Scotia.
  8. GENEVIEVE BENOIT, b. 1743.

    Children of BONIFACE BENOIT and JULIA PETITPAS are:

  9. MARGUERITE5 BENOIT, b. Abt. 1795, Nova Scotia; m. EUSEBE GAUTROT, 1811.
  10. MARIE MADELEINE BENOIT, b. Abt. 1797, Nova Scotia; m. PIERRE DUON, January 15, 1816, Tracadie, N.S..
  11. CHARLOTTE BENOIT, b. Abt. 1798; d. 1876; m. JEAN-BAPTISTE LELOUP.
  12. ELIZABETH BENOIT, b. Abt. 1801; m. CLARLES MAILLET, February 14, 1820, Tracadie, N.S..

Generation No. 2

2. BONIFACE JR 5 BENOIT (BONIFACE SR.4, GUILLAUME B. (WILLIAM)3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN DIT-LA BRIERE1) was born 1778 in Cape Breton, N.S., and died January 1, 1838 in Grand Anse, Nova Scotia. He married (1) MADELINE MANET Abt. 1800 in Arichat, Cape Breton, Ns., daughter of PAUL MANET and ANNE LAVANDIER. She was born 1785 in Acadia, N.S., and died Abt. 1828 in Nova Scotia. He married (2) MARIE ANGELA DOIRON Abt. 1830, daughter of ALEXIS DOIRON and MADELEINE-JOSEPHE BOURQUE.

Children of BONIFACE BENOIT (Mi'kmaq) and MADELINE MANET are:

  1. LUC6 BENOIT , b. 1813, Arichat, Cape Breton, N.S.; d. Aft. 1899, Marche's Point.
  2. OLIVIER BENOIT, b. December 1, 1811, Tracadie, N. S.; m. MARIE CHAISSON, November 17, 1829, Margaree, Nova Scotia.
  3. GEORGE BENOIT, b. Abt. 1810, Tracdie, N.S..
  4. PAUL GEORGE BENOIT, b. 1807, Arichat, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
  5. JUDITH BENOIT, b. 1812, Tracadie, Nova Scotia.
  6. PIERRE BENOIT, b. 1814.
  7. PETER BENOIT, b. March 31, 1814, Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia.
  8. MARIE MARGARET BENOIT, b. 1817, Tracadie, Nova Scotia.; m. PATRICK TIMMONS, February 27, 1847, Tracadie, N.S..
  9. ISAAC BENOIT, b. 1801, Arichat, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; d. July 31, 1832, Margaree, Nova Scotia.

Generation No. 3

3. LUC BENOIT 6 (BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 4 (Mi'kMaq), GUILLAUME 3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1) was born Abt. 1805 in Margaree, NS. . He married (1) HELENE LE BLANC September 24, 1832 in Margaree, NS, daughter of Germain Le Blanc (Mi'kmaq)and Madeleine Cormier (Mi'kmaq). She was born 1813, and died June 10, 1856 in Bay St. George. NF . He married (2) CATHERINE JESSEAU, daughter of Alex Jesseau (Mi'kmaq) and Anne Le Jeune(Mi'kmaq).

Children of LUC Benoit (Mi'kmaq) and Helene Le Blanc (Mi'kmaq) are:

  1. CONSTANT 7 BENOIT. b. Abt. 1832. Margaree. NS. m.
  2. HELENE BENOIT. b. July 13, 1833. Margaree, NS: m. JEAN BENOIT. May 22, 1851, Bay St. George. NF.
  3. ELIZABETH BENOIT, b. June 1836, Margaree, NS; m. (1) PLACIDE LE BLANC: m. (2)HENRI ALEXANDER. June 13, 1856.
  4. MAGLOIRE BENOIT, b. June 14. 1838, Margaree,. NS.
  5. SUSANNE BENOIT, b. June 01, 1841, Margaree, NS.
  6. M1CHEL BENOIT . (Mi'kmaq) b. April 05, 1847, Margaree, NS. m. Desiree Laisne, m. Annie Moses
  7. LUC (JR) BENOIT. b. 1850. Bay St. George. NF.
  8. JOSEPH BENOIT. b. May 18, 1852; d. June 04, 1872. Bay St.George, NF.
  9. AMEDEE BENOIT, b. June 27, 1854, Bay St. George, NF; d. February 20, 1855.
  10. JEAN (JOHN-LUC) BENOIT. b. July 28, 1844. Margaree, NS. m. Mary Agnes Young
  11. Children of LUC BENOIT and CATHERINE JESSEAU (Mi'kmaq) are:

  12. HENRY7 BENOIT, b. August 6, 1881, Lower Cove, Nfld; d. August 13, 1963, Winter House, Nfld.
  13. MARIE LOUISE BENOIT, b. March 19, 1867, Sandy Point, Nfld.
  14. CATHERINE BENOIT, b. May 3, 1871, Marche's Point.
  15. JOSEPH BENOIT, b. May 26, 1883, Marche's Point.
  16. ELIZABETH BENOIT, b. February 10, 1875, Marche's Point..
  17. WILLIAM BENOIT, b. 1882, Marche's Point.
  18. LOUIS BENOIT, b. August 20, 1885, Lower Cove, Nfld; m. ELIZA (LIZZIE) HINKS, July 12, 1906, Port au Port, Nfld; b. February 1888.
  19. MARGARET BENOIT, b. February 1876, Marche's Point, Nfld.
  20. ANNE BENOIT, b. November 25, 1867, Marche's Point, Newfoundland; d. 1935.
  21. JEAN BENOIT, b. March 8, 1868
  22. EDMOND BENOIT, b. December 19, 1886, Lower Cove, Nfld; d. 1980, Stephenville , Nfld.
  23. HELENE ADELAIDE BENOIT, b. February 1865, Marche's Point, Newfoundland; d. January 25, 1908, Clam Bank Cove, Nfld.
  24. PETER PAUL BENOIT, b. September 1869, Marche's Point, Newfoundland; d. December 19, 1941, Ship Cove, Nfld.

Generation No. 4

4. MICHEL 7 BENOIT (LUC 6, BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 6 , GUILLAUME 3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1) was born (Mi'kmaq) April 05, 1847 in Margaree, NS. He married Desiree Laisne(Mi'kmaq) born September 03, 1871 in Sandy Point, NF, daughter of Louis Laisne and Nathalie Marche.

Children of MICHEL (MIC) BENOIT (Mi'kmaq) and DESIREE LAISNE are:

  1. JOSEPH (Joe.-Mic)8 BENOIT , b. January 23, 1873, Sandy Point, NF., d. April 12, 1969, Cape St. George, NF. m. Ellen Damois and then Anne Le Blanc.
  2. JEAN EDWARD (Johnny-Mic) BENOIT, (Mi'kmaq) b. August 1, 1877, Stephenville, Nfld, d. May 15. 1972. m. Emily Ann Poirier m. (Cecilly) Alice Maude Young
  3. MARY LOUISE BENOIT. b. Abt. 1875. Stephenville Nfld, m. IVES KERFONT, August 06, 1894, Cape St.George, NF.
  4. MARIE JOSEPHINE BENOIT, b. October 25. 1875, Stephenville, NF.
  5. MICHAEL JR. BENOIT. b. September 25, 1883, Stephenville, NF.,m. MARY JANE YOUNG , b. Clam Bank Cove (Lourdes)
  6. HELENA BENOIT, b. December 25. 1885, Stephenville, NF., m. HENRY JESSO.
  7. MICHAEL BENOIT, b. September 20, 1895, Stephenville, NF. m. MARY JANE YOUNG
  8. MARIE CLEMENCE BENOIT, b. January 24. 1893, Stephenville, NF., d. Marche's Point. NF: m. VICTOR JESSO
  9. MARY ELLEN BENOIT. b. November 25, 1897, Stephenville, NF., m. (I) ALEXANDER TOUROUT: m. (2) JOHN ALBERT JESSO
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Generation No. 5

5. JOSEPH (JOE-Mic.)8 BENOIT (MICHEL 7, LUC 6, BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 4, GUILLAUME 3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1) was born January 23, 1873 in Sandy Point, NF, and died April 12, 1969 in Cape St. George, NF. He married He married (1) Ellen Damios June 26, 1895 in Sandy Point, NF., and married (2) ANNIE Leblanc, daughter of Damais Leblanc and Marie Royer

Children of Joseph (Joe Mic) (Mi'kmaq) Benoit and Ellen Damois (Mi'kmaq) are:

  1. CLARA BENOIT, b. July 9, 1901, m. John Bourgeois on September 30, 1919 at Cape St. George
  2. DARIUS BENOIT . b., m. Jane, Darius was a WWW1 Veteran
  3. ADOLPH BENOIT. b December 26, 1905; m. ANN NANCY JESSO, m. ISABELLE COSTARD
  4. WILLIAM BENOIT, b. March 18, 1911; m. ROSE ANNA YOUNG.
  5. MARGARET BENOIT. b. May 10, 1912: d. September 18, 1976. Cape St.George. NF; m. JOHN JAMES CORNECT.
  6. JOHN JOSEPH BENOIT, b. 1897, d. May 28, 1982 WWW1 Veteran , m. (I) BERTHA MARY CHAISSON; m. (2) GENEVIEVE JESSO
  7. JOSEPH H. BENOIT (adopted) , b. March 7, 1897, died May 4, 1915 WW1
  8. MARIE JOSEPHINE BENOIT, b. 25 October 1875, m. Victor Ogorman, m. JOHNY SIMON
  9. VICTOR JOSEPH BENOIT , b. 31 March 1896 , died Oct 12, 1915 WW1
  10. ISABELE BENOIT, b. Oct 4, 1906, m. ALLAN BARRETT
  11. VICTORIA MARY BENOT, b. Oct 2, 1908; m. JOSEPH DRAKE

Generation No. 6

6. ADOLPH 9 BENOIT (JOSEPH (JOE-Mic.)8, MICHEL7, LUC 6, BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 4, GUILLAUME 3 , PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1) He married (1) Ann Nancy Jesso , daughter of EDMOND JESSO(Mi'kmaq) and Mary Jane Young(Mi'kmaq). He married (2) Isabelle COSTARD, daughter of Raphael Costard and Mary BENOIT (Mi'kmaq).

Children of Adolph Benoit (Mi'kmaq) and Anne Nancy Jesso (Mi'kmaq) are:

  1. Irving Benoit, m. Marguerite Robia
  2. Bert Benoit, m. Mary Lucy Benoit
  3. Donald Benoit, m. Elsie (Dulcie)Benoit
  4. Edna Benoit , b. , m. Sylvester J. Benoit, b. May 9, 1929, d. Oct 3, 2003
  5. Jerome Benoit, b . m. Neolla Morreau
  6. Felix Benoit, b. d. m. Donalda Simon

Children of Adolph Benoit and Isabelle Costard are:

  1. John Earnest Benoit, (son of Isabelle Costard and adolpted by Adolph Benoit) b. m. Dola Benoit
  2. Barbara Benoit, b. m. Arsene Jesso
  3. Godfrey Benoit, b. m. Mary Ann Palmer m. Mary English
  4. Zackery Benoit, b. m. Rose Marie Demsey

Generation No. 7

7. EDNA MAY BENOIT 10 (ADOLPH 9, JOSEPH(JOE-MIC)8, MICHEL 7, LUC 6, BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 4,GUILLAUME 3 PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1 ) She married SYLVESTER JOSEPH BENOIT, son of John Alfred BENOIT and Millicent Eunice Chaisson .

Children of EDNA MAY BENOIT (Mi'kmaq) and SYLVESTER JOSEPH BENOIT (Mi'kmaq) are:

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

Generation No. 8

8. Jasen Sylvester Benwah 11 (ADOLPH 9, JOSEPH(JOE-MIC)8, MICHEL 7, LUC 6, BONIFACE 5, BONIFACE 4,GUILLAUME 3, PIERRE 2, MARTIN 1 ) born in Stephenville Crossing. Nfld

Children of Jasen Sylvester Benwah (Mi'kmaq) and Glenda Ann Chaisson (Mi'kmaq) are:

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

Child of Jasen S. Benwah and Donna Marie Jesso (daughter of Alexander Francois Jesso (M'ikmaw) and Alice Marche):

  1. SAMANTHA LEE JESSO, born

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