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1671 Acadian Census
Here is a transcription of the first Acadian census.  If you have been using the transcription from LeBlanc's book, The Acadian Miracle, you should be aware that there are errors and omissions.  This transcription should be more accurate.

Most of the entries are from Port Royal, though there are a few from other locations: The Habitation of Poboncom near the Island of Touquet, Cap Neigre, and At Rivier aux Rochelois.

I also have a graphic copy of the Original 1671 census at this website.

Surnames are linked to the webpage with up to 6 generations of constructed genealogy.

1671 Census
   
PORT ROYAL
Jacob BOURGEOIS, Surgeon, 50; wife Jeanne TRAHAN 40; Children (two married): Jeanne 27, Charles 25, Germain 21, Marie 19, Guillaume 16, Marguerite 13, Francois 12, Anne 10, Marie 7, Jeanne 4; cattle 33, sheep 24.
Jean GAUDET 96, wife, Nicole COLLESON 64; Child: Jean 18, cattle 6, sheep 3.
Denis GAUDET, 46, wife, Martine GAUTHIER 62; Children (the first 2 married): Anne 25, Marie 21, Pierre 20, Pierre 17, Marie 14; cattle 9, sheep 13.
Roger KUESSY 25; wife, Marie POIRIER 22; Child: Marie 2; cattle 3, sheep 2.
Michel De FOREST 33, wife, Marie HEBERT 20: Children: Michel 4, Pierre 2, Rene 1; cattle 12, sheep 2.
Marie GAUDET, Widow of Etienne HEBERT, 38, Children (married): Marie 20, Marguerite 19; (not married): Emmanuel 17, Etienne 17, Jean 13, Francoise 10, Catherine 9, Martine 6, Michel 5, Antoine 1; cattle 4, sheep 5.
Antoine BABIN 45, wife, Marie MERCIER 25; Children: Marie 9, Charles 7, Vincent 5, Jeanne 3, Marguerite 1; cattle 6, sheep 8.
Olivier DAIGRE 28, wife, Marie GAUDET 20; Children: Jean 4, Jacques, 2, Bernard 1; cattle 6, sheep 6.
Antoine HEBERT, cooper, 50, wife Genevieve LAFRAND 58; Children: Jean 22, Jehan 18, Catherine 15; cattle 18, sheep 7, 6 arpents in 2 places
Jean BLANCHARD, 60, wife, Radegonde LAMBERT 42; Children (married): Martin 24, Madeline 28, Anne 26; (unmarried): Guillaume 21, Bernard 18, Marie 15; cattle 12, sheep 9.
Widow Francois GUDCIN (GUERIN), 26; Children: Anne 12, Marie 9, Frivoline 7, Huguetta 5, Francois 2; cattle 6, sheep 3, 6 arpents
Michel DUPOUT (DUPUIS), 37, wife Marie GAUTEROT 34; Children: Marie 14, Martin 6, Jeanne 4, Pierre 3; cattle 5, sheep 1, 6 arpents
Claude TERRIAU 34, wife, Marie GAUTEROT 24; Children: Germain 9, Marie 6, Marguerite 4, Jean 1; cattle 13, sheep 3, 6 arpents
Germain TERRIAU 25, wife, Andree BRUN 25; Child: Germain 2; cattle 5, sheep 2, 2 arpents
Jean TERRIAU, 70, wife, Perrine RAU 60; Children (married): Claude 34, Jean 32, Bonaventure 30, Germain 25, Jeanne 27, Catherine 21; (not married): Pierre 16; cattle 6, sheep 1.
Francois SAVOYE, 50, wife, Catherine LeJEUNE 38; children: Francoise 18, Germain 17, Marie 14, Jeanne 13, Catherine 9, Francoise 8, Barabe 6, Andree 4, Marie 2; cattle 4.
Jehan CORPORON, 25, wife Francoise SAVOIE 18; Child: one daughter of 6 weeks; cattle 1, sheep 1.
Pierre MARTIN, 70, wife Catherine VIGNEAU 68; Children (married): Pierre 45, Marie 35, Marguerite 32, Andre 30; (not married): Mathier 35; cattle 7, sheep 8.
Francois PELERIN, 35, wife Andre MARTIN 30; Children: Hugette 5, Marie 2, infant girl 2 days; sheep 1.
Pierre MORIN, 37, wife Marie MARTIN 35; Children: Pierre 9, Louis 7, Antoine 5, Marie 3, Ann 10 months; cattle 3, sheep 4.
Mathieu MARTIN, 35; Not married and weaver; cattle 4, sheep 3.
Vincent BRUN, 60, wife Renee BRODE 55; Children (married): Madeline 25, Andree 24, Francoise 18; (not married): Bastien 15, Marie 12; cattle 10, sheep 4.
Francois GAUTEROT, 58, wife Edmee LeJEUNE 47; Children (married): Marie 35, Charles 34, Marie 24, Rene 19, Marguerite 16; (not married): Jean 23, Francois 19, Claude 12, Charles 10, Jeanne 7, Germain 3; cattle 16, sheep 6.
Guillaume TRAHAN, 60, wife Madelaine BRUN 25; Children: Guillaume 4, Jehan-Charles 3, Alexandre 1; cattle 8, sheep 10.
Pierre SIRE, gunsmith, 27, wife Marie BOURGEOIS 18; Child: Jean 3 months; cattle 11, sheep 6.
Pierre THIBEAUDEAU, 40, wife Jeanne TERRIAU 27; Children: Pierre 1, Marie 10, Marie 9, Marie 7, Anne Marie 6, Catherine 4; cattle 12, sheep 11.
Claude PETITPAS, 45, wife Catherine BAGARD 33; Children: Bernard 12, Claude 8, Jean 7, Jacques 5, Marguerite 10, Marie 2, Elisabeth 1; cattle 26, sheep 11.
Bernard BOUR, 23, wife Francoise BRUN 19; child: Marie; cattle 6, sheep 9.
Bonaventure TERRIAU, 27, wife Jeanne BOUDROT 26; child Marie 4; cattle 6, sheep 6.
Michel BOUDROT, 71, wife Michelle AUCOIN 53; Children (3 married): Francoise 29, Jeanne 25, Marguerite 20; (these not married): Charles 22, Marie 18, Jehan 16, Abraham 14, Michel 12, Olivier 10, Claude 8, Francois 5; cattle 5, sheep 12.
Pierre GUILLEBAUT, 32, wife Catherine TERRIAU 20; Child: Marguerite 2; cattle 6, sheep 5.
Jean LaBATTE 33, wife, Renee GAUTHEROT 19; cattle 26, sheep 15.
Martin BLANCHARD 24, wife Francoise LeBLANC 18; cattle 5, sheep 2.
Jean BOURC, 26, wife Marguerite MARTIN 27, children: Anne 3, Marguerite 2; cattle 3, sheep 5.
Antoine BOURC, 62, wife Antoinette LANDRY 53; Children (4 married): Marie 26, Francois 27, Jehan 24, Bernard 22; (not married) Martin 21, Jeanne 18, Renee 16, Huguette 14, Jeanne 12, Abraham 9, Marguerite 4; cattle 12, sheep 8.
Laurent GRANGER, 34, wife Marie LANDRY 24; Children: Marguerite 3, Pierre 9 months; cattle 5 sheep 6.
Perrine LANDRY, widow of Jacques JOFFRAIN, 60.
Pierre DOUCET, bricklayer 50, wife Henriette PELTRET 31; Children: Anne 10, Toussaint 8, Jean 6, Pierre 4, and 1 daughter 3 months; cattle 7, sheep 6.
Francois BOURC 28, wife Marguerite BOUDROT 23; Children: Michel 5, Marie 3; cattle 15, sheep.
Germain DOUCET, 30, wife Marie LANDRY 24; Children: Charles 6, Bernard 4, Laurent 3; cattle 11, sheep 7.
Francois GIROUARD, 50, wife Jeanne AUCOIN 40; Children (3 married): Jacob 23, Marie 20, Marie Magdeleine 17, (not married): Germain 14, Anne 12; cattle 16, sheep 12.
Jacques BELOU, cooper 30, wife Marie GIROUARD 20; Child: Marie 8 months; cattle 7, sheep 1.
Jacob GIROUARD 23, wife Marguerite GAUTEROT; Child: Alexandre; cattle 7, sheep 3.
Pierre VINCENT, 40, wife Anne GAUDET 27; Children: Huguette 7, Thomas 6, Michel 3, Pierre 2; cattle 18, sheep 9.
Pierre MARTIN, 40, wife Anne OUESTNOROUEST 27; Children: Pierre 10, Rene 8, Andre 5, Jacques 2; cattle 11, sheep 9.
Vincent BROT, 40, wife Marie BOURG 26; Children: Marie 9, Antoine 5, Marguerite 3, Pierre 1; cattle 9, sheep 7.
Daniel LeBLANC, 45, wife Francoise GAUDET 48; Children (1 married): Francoise 18; (not married) Jacques 20, Etienne 15, Rene 14, Andre 12, Antoine 9, Pierre 7; cattle 17, sheep 26.
Michel POIRIER, son of the deceased Jehan POIRIER, 20; cattle 2. 
Barbe BAIOLET, widow of Saviniue de COURPON; Children: 8 children in France and 2 daughters married in this country (Marie PESELET 26, Marianne LEFEBVRE 21); cattle 1, sheep 5.
Antoine GOUGEON, 45, wife Jeanne CHEBRAT 45; Child: Huguette 14; cattle 20, sheep 17.
Pierre COMMEAUX, cooper, 75, wife, Rose BAYOLS; Children (1 married): Etienne 21, (not married): Pierre 18, Francoise 15, Jehan 14, Pierre 13, Anthoine 10, Jeanne 9, Marie 7, Jehan 6; cattle 16, sheep 22.
Jean PITRE, edge tool maker, 35, wife Marie PESELET 26; Children: Marie 5, Catherine 3, Claude 9 months; cattle 1.
Etienne COMMEAUX 21, wife Marie LEFEVBRE; Child: Catherine 3 weeks; cattle 7, sheep 7.
Charles BOURGEOIS, 25, wife Anne DUGAST 17; Child: Marie 2; cattle 12, sheep 7.
Barnabe MARTIN, 35, wife Jeanne PELLETROT 27; Children: Marie 4, Rene 8 months; cattle 3, sheep 2.
Clement BERTRAND, carpenter 50, wife Huguette LAMBELOT 48; cattle 10, sheep 6.
Antoine BELLIVEAU, 50, wife Andree GUION 56; Children: Jean 19, Magdeleine 17; cattle 11, sheep 8.
Rene LANDRY, 52, wife Perrine BOURC 45; Children (4 married): Henriette PELLETROT 30, Jeanne 28, Marie 25, Marie 23; (not married): Magdeleine 15, Pierre 13, Claude 8; cattle 10, sheep 6.
Thomas CORMIER, carpenter, 35, wife Madeline GIROUARD 17; Child: 1 daughter 2; cattle 7, sheep 7.
Rene RIMBAUT, 55, wife Anne-Marie 40; Children: Phillipe 16, Francois 15, Jeanne 11, Marie 10, Francoise 5; cattle 12, sheep 9.
Abraham DUGAST, gunsmith, 55, wife Marie Judith DOUCET 46; Children: Claude 19, Martin 15, Abraham 10, Marie 23, Anne 17, Margueritte 14, Magdeleine 7, Marie 5; cattle 19, sheep 3.
Michel RICHARD, 41, wife Madeleine BLANCHARD 28; Children Rene 14, Pierre 10, Martin 6, Alexandre 3, Catherine 8, Anne and  Magdeleine 5 weeks; cattle 15, sheep 14.
Charles MELANCON, 28, wife Marie DUGAST 23; Children: Marie 7, Marguerite 5, Anne 3, Cecille 6 months; cattle 40, sheep 6.
Pierre MELANCON, tailor -  He refused to answer. (He had a wife and 7 children.) 
Estienne ROBICHAUT, told his wife that he did not want to give account of his cattle and his land.
Pierre LANOUE, cooper, sent word that he was feeling fine and he did not want to give his age.
The Habitation of Poboncom near the Island of Touquet
Phillippe MIUS, squire, Sieur de Landremont, 62, wife Madeleine Elie 45; Children: Marguerite Marie An, Pierre 17, eAbraham 13, Phillippe 11, daughter "la cadette" Madeleine 2; cattle 26; sheep 25.
At Cap Neigre
Armond LALLOUE, sieur de Derivedu, 58, wife Elizabeth Nicolas; Children: Jacques 24, Armond 14, Arnault 12, Jeanne 20, ?? Ellisabet 12.
At Rivier aux Rochelois
Guillaume POULET, wife and 1 child.

The original census can be found on microfilm C-2572 of the National Archives of Canada.

LINKS:
  • Genealogie by Francois Roux - Francois has a French transcription of the census and has also put it into a table format. 
  • Recensement 1671 by Christian Dubé - part of his Magdalen Islands site
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