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 1695 Acadian Census 
Census of the Lands Owned by the Sr. Damours' on the River St Jean 
The land of Jemseg in which the Sr. Damours Deschofour is seigneur:
        Le Sr. Deschofour, his wife, one girl; six servants of whom 5 are over 15 years of age and one is under 15, one maid; one house, one barn, one animal shed; 22 cattle, 50 hogs, 150 chickens; 2 guns, 2 espees; sixty five arpents of cultivated land of which 30 arpents are enclosed and 30 arpents are prairie. 1694 Harvest: 80 minotsx of wheat, 100 minots of peas, 30 minots
of corn, 100 minots of oats. 

The land of Freneuse in which the Sr. Damours de Freneuse is seigneur:
        Le Sr. de Freneuse, his wife, 4 children less than 15 years old, 2 servants older than 15, one maid; one house and a barn, one animal shelter, 30 arpents of enclosed cultivated land,
40 arpents of prairie, 10 cows, 40 hogs, 86 chickens, 2 guns, two espees. 1694 harvest: 50 minots of wheat, 40 minots of peas. 120 minots of corn, 12 minots of oats.
   Inhabitants of this land: 6 heads of family, 3 women, 6 children less than 15 years old; 2 houses, 14 arpents of cultivated land, 7 hogs, 36 chickens, 2 guns, 1 espee. 1694 harvest: 8 minots of peas, 60 minots of corn. 

The land of Medoclec in which the Sr. de Clignancour is seigneur:
        Le Sr. de Clignancour, 1 house, 15 arpents of cultivated land. 

The land of Naxouat in which the Sr. de Dechofour is seigneur where the fort commanded by Mr. de Villebon is located:
   Le Sr. Dechofour has one house, 30 arpent of cultivated land, a mill has been started by the Sr. Dechofort and the Sr. de Freneuse.
   Le Sr. de Clignancour resides on this land where he has: his wife, 2 small children, 2 servants l~r3 than 50 years of age, one house and a barn, 3 cattle, 12 hljgs, 60 chickens, 3 rifles and an espee. Harvest: 80 minots of corn. 16 minots of peas, 13 minots of beans.
   Inhabitants of the settlement of Naxouat: one man. one woman, 2 children, 2 servants; one house, one barn, one animal shelter, 3 cattle, 7 hogs, 30 chicken, 12 arpents of cultivated land, 3 arpents of prairie. 1694 harvest: 80 minots of corn, and 6 minots of peas.

                                  The 6th of November 1695

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


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