Sunday, July 28, 2013
Etienne LeBlanc (A 100 word essay)
Etienne LeBlanc is the most interesting Ancestor I have. .He was born in Grand-Pre, Acadia. At a young age, he was deported with his family to the American Colonies and imprisoned throughout the “French and Indian War“ By 1776, Etienne was back in Quebec, and enlisted in the American Continental Army fighting the British to establish The United States. During the war, Etienne found the time to marry and father three children, and had his family with him at Albany NY at the end of the War. After the War, Etienne returned to Quebec and died there in 1834.