Joseph dit Pepin Hebert

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Joseph dit Pepin Hebert  was  the first Hebert (H) of his line to arrive in Louisiana.   If you have him in your lineage then you have many cousins in our Hebert Association.  Because of the deportation he was imprisoned with his father (Benony)  and others on Georges Island off the shore of Halifax.  It has been written that some of these prisoners were paid to operate the farms from which they were ...

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Who was your ancestor who first arrived in Louisiana?

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Many of you know your lineage.  You now have a “backbone” structure on which to build.  Build what  you might ask?  Your specific history (his-story)!  The Acadians, from which all blood Cajuns are derived, arrived in Louisiana after their odyssey from deportation from Nova Scotia (Acadia).  Some were deported to the British colonies such as Maryland, Georgia, etc.  Some were sent to prison in Halifax (specifically Georges Island) and to England when ...

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March 2014 Newsletter

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Hebert Newsletter March 2014 (PDF Format)

March 2014 Hebert Gathering (Reunion)

The Hebert Gathering (Reunion) will be held once again in the Abbeville library located at 405 E St. Victor Street.

 A program has been prepared which will present many aspects of our Acadian ancestors. There will be chances to compare lineages of your Hebert cousins. We will have tables for travel agents who have scheduled the trip to Maine and Canada for the CMA. They can sign you up or ...

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Find Your Lineage and The Story of Your Ancestors

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Our ancestors were scattered during the deportation.

Some fled to New Brunswick, Maine and Quebec. These people suffered because of weather and lack of the basic necessities of food and housing. There was always the fear that British troops would capture or kill them.

Others were boarded onto ships and sent to the East coast of the United States. Remember that this was 1755-1758 before there was a United States and ...

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