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Joachim [Bénoni] Lemire

Also Known As: "Mire"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Acadie, Pisiguit, Nova Scotia Colony, [British Colony]
Death: after circa 1788
Cabanocé, La Luisiana, [New Spain]
Place of Burial: Cabanocé, La Luisiana, [New Spain]
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Martin Lemire dit Mire and Marie-Josèphe Foret
Husband of Marie Part and Marie-Magdeleine Melanson
Father of Marie-Scholastique Mire; Félicité Mire; Marie Madeleine Melancon; Rosalie Azelie Bour; Benjamin Baptiste (Mire) and 6 others
Brother of Petronille Poirier; Pierre Lemire; Jean Baptiste Lemire and Louis Lemire
Half brother of Marie Louise Therrien; David Lemire (Mire); Èlisabeth Rene; Simon Lemire; Jean LeMire and 1 other

Managed by: Roy Joseph Case, Sr
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About Joachim [Bénoni] Lemire

  • Sources:
    • *Cabanocé, La Luisiana census, 1766, listed as Bellony, age 30
      • Cabanocé, La Luisiana census, 1769, listed as Belhonny Mirrie
      • St.-Jacques, La Luisiana census, 1777, listed as Belhonny Mirre, age 43
      • St.-Jacques, La Luisiaina census, 1779, called Bélhonny Mirre
  • Notes:
    • Arrived in current day Louisiana in 1765, age 29

ID: I8841 Name: Joachim Benonie LEMIRE Given Name: Joachim Benonie Surname: Lemire Name: Béloni-Joachim, Joachin, Joaquin, Joaquim Benony, Belony, Bellony, Belhonny, Benjamin, Sirvan, Given Name: Béloni-Joachim, Joachin, Joaquin, Joaquim Benony, Belony, Bellony, Belhonny, Benjamin, Sirvan, Surname: Name: Joachim Beloni Given Name: Joachim Beloni Surname: Name: MIRRE, MYR, MYRRE, BELLOMIE, LEMIRE, MIER LEMIRE Given Name: MIRRE, MYR, MYRRE, BELLOMIE, LEMIRE, MIER Surname: Lemire Sex: M Birth: Abt 1736 in Pisiguit, , , Acadia Death: 1788 in , Ascension, LA 1 Reference Number: LEMIRE 3 Census: 12 Aug 1763 Halifax, , , Acadia 2 3 Immigration: May 1765 New Orleans, Orleans, LA 4 Census: 9 Apr 1766 Cabahannocer (Lower), St. James, LA 5 6 Census: 14 Sep 1769 Cabahannocer (Lower), St. James, LA 7 Event: Military Service 1770 Acadian Coast, , LA 8 _UID: 5077493C3EEED411AFD90050DA8458AF9A50 Change Date: 16 Jun 2016 at 20:17 Note: !BIRTH-RESIDENCES: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 1420 (Pisiguit); own copy. Benoni-Joachim, born 1736, settled in Louisiana. On p. 2558 (Louisiana) name is Bénoni-Joachim MIRE, born 1736, son of Pierre & Marie-Josephe FOREST of Pisiguit, Acadia. He married around 1760 to Madeleine MELANCON, born in 1741, daughter of Jacques & Marguerite BROUSSARD; six children. In 1769 he occupied lot number 101 on the east bank of the Mississippi at St. James [parish, LA]. A brother-in-law Francois PART, born 1753, lived with him.

!PARENTS-BIRTH-MARRIAGES-CHILDREN: John K. Harrell, "The Family of Pierre LeMIRE: An Acadian of Early Louisiana," in NEW ORLEANS GENESIS, vol. XXXIII, no. 129 (Jan 1994), pp. 2-5. Joachim-Benoni LeMIRE, born about 1736 (Reference: 1766 census), 1st married about 1759 to a daughter of Pierre PART & Angelique GODIN, while a prisoner at Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is listed as Beleaunie MIR, an Acadian prisoner on 12 Aug 1763, living next door to his father-in-law Pierre PART. (Reference: ACADIAN EXILES, John [sic for Jehn], p. 249, #29). Benoni arrived in Louisiana 13 May 1765 as a widower, and was part of the Halifax group that were settled along the Mississippi River in present-day St. James Parish. [See rest of article for more...]

!MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-RESIDENCES: Janet Jehn, ACADIAN EXILES IN THE COLONIES; 1755-1769; Covington, KY, author, 1977; p. 244, 249 & 254; own copy. Belaunie MIR with wife and two children [sic, may be half-siblings] is listed on 12 Aug 1763 as family of French Acadians kept prisoner at Halifax by the British.

!MARRIAGE-CHILDREN-CENSUS: Gregory A. Wood, A GUIDE TO THE ACADIANS IN MARYLAND IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES; 1755-1899; Baltimore, Gateway Press, 1995; p. 171; own copy.

!MARRIAGE: FRENCH CANADIAN AND ACADIAN GENEALOGICAL REVIEW; 1665-1827; vol. II, no. 4 (winter 1969); p. 244; collection of Peggy Walker. Madeleine MELANSON, daughter of Jacques & Marguerite BROSSARD, married on 29 Jun 1768 at Donaldsonville, LA to Joachim MIRE. Marriage 1 PART b: Abt 1738 in , , , Acadia Married: Abt 1759Marriage 2 Marie Madeleine MELANSON b: 27 Dec 1743 in Grand Pré, , , Acadia c: 27 Dec 1743 in Grand Pré, , , Acadia Married: Aft 29 Jul 1768 in Donaldsonville, Ascension, LA 9 10 11 12 Change Date: 22 Apr 2014

Sources: Abbrev: Notarial Acts, Book 2 Title: Notarial Acts, Book 2 Author: Ascension Parish Clerk of Court Publication: Donaldsonville, LA Page: folios 63-74 Quality: 3 Note: Photocopy of original document sent by Claire Mire Bettag in Nov 2010. Copy from Robert Judice Collection, Box 1, folio 4: at the Williams Research Center, Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans, LA. Text: On 12 Mar 1788 Joachien MIRRE dit Bellonie bought land rom Alex. Henderson. On 15 Nov 1788 Pierre PART petitioned Commandant/Notary Louis JUDICE to hold estate auctions for the heirs as part of Joachim-Bélony's succession. He must have died between these two dates. Abbrev: ACADIAN-CAJUN@rootsweb.com Title: ACADIAN-CAJUN@rootsweb.com Repository: Name: Internet

Quality: 3 Note: Posting by Roger Rozendal (rogroz@swbell.net) in Nov 2005. Text: Pier Pare, wife, 5 children Beleaunie [sic] Mir, wife, 2 children [The family of Joachim Benoni MIRE may include his wife and two half-brothers: Joachim dit Benoni Le Mire born ca 1736 Marie? Part born ca? Joseph Le Mire born 1742, half-brother of Joachim Simon Le Mire born ca 1744, half-brother of Joachim] Abbrev: "List of Acadian Families & Individuals at Halifax between 1759 & 1764" Title: "List of Acadian Families & Individuals at Halifax between 1759 & 1764" Author: LeBlanc, Ronnie-Gilles, English trans. by John Estano DeRoche Publication: Sept 2013 Note: www.rootsweb.com/~nsgrdpre/documents/dossiers/Ronnie-Gilles/Halifax-Families-1759-1764-rev-Sept-2013-(English).pdf Repository: Name: Internet

Page: p. 16 Quality: 3 Text: Joachim-Bénonie (3) LEMIRE from Pisiquid, son of Pierre (1) LEMIRE, married around 1759 to --- PART, daughter of Pierre (3) PART; was on the 1763 census at Halifax with family of 4 persons. Settled at Saint-Jacques de Cabahannocer [Louisiana]. Abbrev: ACADIAN-CAJUN@rootsweb.com Title: ACADIAN-CAJUN@rootsweb.com Repository: Name: Internet

Quality: 3 Note: Posting by Roger Rozendal (rogroz@swbell.net) in Nov 2005. Text: It appears Joachim and the Part family came to Louisiana in the middle of May 1765 in the second group that came from Halifax and settled directly in Cabanocey. Abbrev: Cabanocey Title: Cabanocey Author: Lillian C. Bourgeois Publication: New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1957; reprinted Pelican Publ., 1998 Text: Subtitle: The History, Customs and Folklore of St. James Parish. Page: p. 167 Quality: 3 Text: Bellony Mire, 30; François Parre, orphan, 14 [brother of Bellony's deceased wife]. Abbrev: Some Late Eighteenth-Century Louisianians; Census Records of the Colony 1758-1796 Title: Some Late Eighteenth-Century Louisianians; Census Records of the Colony 1758-1796 Author: Jacqueline K. Voorhies Publication: Lafayette, LA: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1973 Repository: Name: California State Library, Sutro

Page: p. 209 Quality: 3 Text: On the 1766 census of Cabannocé, original in AGI (Seville, Spain), Papeles procedentes de Cuba, legajo 187-A-1. Bellony MIRE, age 30, with 6 arpents of land and 1 gun; François PARRE, orphan, age 14. Abbrev: Cabanocey Title: Cabanocey Author: Lillian C. Bourgeois Publication: New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1957; reprinted Pelican Publ., 1998 Text: Subtitle: The History, Customs and Folklore of St. James Parish. Page: p. 176 Quality: 3 Note: Original in Archivo General de Indias, Papeles procedentes de Cuba, legajo 187A, folio 220-231. Text: Left Bank, Mississippi River:

  1. 101 Belhonny MIRRE, 33; Magdelaine MELANCON, wife, 25; Collastie, daughter, 3 months; François PART, brother-in-law, 16; Margueritte BROUSSARD, widow MELANCON, mother-in-law, 50; Izabelle MELANCON, sister-in-law, 23; Margueritte, sister-is-law, 21. Abbrev: Louisiana Soldiers in the American Revolution Title: Louisiana Soldiers in the American Revolution Author: De Ville, Winston Publication: Provincial Press, 1991 Page: p. 93 Quality: 3 Text: Betonny [sic] MIRE, 33, Acadia, married. Abbrev: Attempt to Re-Assemble the Old Settlers in Family Groups, An Title: Attempt to Re-Assemble the Old Settlers in Family Groups, An Author: Sidney Albert Marchand, Jr. Publication: Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Book Store, 1965 (reprint 1978) Note: Also at California State Library, Sutro (F368 M27 1965). Page: pp. 79 & 81 Text: Groups #512 & 527: Joachim MIRE of Kabahanosse, son of Pierre MIRE & Marie FOREST, marriage contract dated 29 Jun 1768 to Madeleine MALANCON, of Grand Pre, Acadia, daughter of Jacques MALANCON [sic] & Marguerite BROUSSARD. "This contract was executed before Louis JUDICE, Commandant of the Acadians at Kabahanosse" (Ascension Parish Courthouse, Book Q-671). Abbrev: Cabanocey Title: Cabanocey Author: Lillian C. Bourgeois Publication: New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1957; reprinted Pelican Publ., 1998 Text: Subtitle: The History, Customs and Folklore of St. James Parish. Page: pp. 171-172 Note: From the Archivo General de Indias, PAPELESS [sic] DE CUBA, 178A [sic, probably 187A]. Text: On "List of the Acadians Married since the Establishment of Kabahannossé." Joachim MIRRE & Marguerite BROUSSARD [sic], June 9 [sic], 1768. Abbrev: Ensemble Encore, "Life Lines" Title: Ensemble Encore, "Life Lines" Author: Acadian Memorial Foundation Note: Database of Acadian immigrants to Louisiana. Repository: Name: Internet

Note: In packet of revision suggestions mailed from the Acadian Memorial on 29 Oct 2010, to the E.E. Revison Committee. Text: From Ascension Parish, Louisiana Clerk of Court, Louisiana Civil Records, Marriage Book Q (1767-1809), p. 671. [In margin] 1768 29 June ? No. 35 Mar. Contract Joachin Mire et Magdalen Melanson. Pardeven nous Capitaine Devillice garde cotte et Commandant des acadiens et en presence des temoins seq. apres nomes, furent present en leurs personne Joachin Mirre abitans a Kabahannosse fils de pierre mirre et de marie Forest, natif de paris Les perre et merre d'une part et demoiselle magdeleine melencon dille de Jacques melencon et de margueritte Broussard natif de la grand pres en acadie paroisse Sant charles Evechez de quebec D autre part. ... Abbrev: Terrebonne Life Lines Title: Terrebonne Life Lines Author: Terrebonne Genealogical Society Publication: Houma, LA: Society Repository: Name: Family History Library 35 North West Temple Salt Lake City UT 84150

Page: vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 259-263 Note: Sent by email in Jan 2013. Text: Marriage contract between Joachin MIRRE & Magdalen MELANCON, from Louisiana Civil Records, Ascension Parish Courthouse, original in French, translated by Claire Mire Bettag. Appeared in person before Commandant JUDICE Joachin MIRRE, resident of Kabahannossé, son of Pierre MIRRE "of Paris" and Marie FOREST, and Miss Magdeleine MELANCON, daughter of Jacques MELANCON and Margueritte BROUSSARd, native of Grand Prés in Acadia, Saint Charles Parish. The bride brought to the marriage 250 livres, the estimated worth of her personal belongings, clothing, rings and jewelry, which takes the place of a dowry. One third will go into the Community [property[, and the other two thirds will remain property of the children to be born of the future marriage. The groom brought 150 livres... Joachin MIRRE could not sign, but made mark at Kabahannossé on 29 Jun 1768. Magdelainne MELANSONT signed. Louis JUDICE presided, witnesses were Philippe LACHAUSSÉ & Simon LEBLANC, who all signed.


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Joachim [Bénoni] Lemire's Timeline

1736
1736
Acadie, Pisiguit, Nova Scotia Colony, [British Colony]
1769
July 14, 1769
St. Jacques de Cabonace, Louisiana, USA
1770
October 24, 1770
St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
October 24, 1770
Saint James, St. James Parish, LA
1773
July 4, 1773
St. James Parish, Louisiana New Spain
1775
December 24, 1775
St. James Parish, Louisiana, United States
December 24, 1775
St James, Louisiana, New Spain
1777
September 9, 1777
Thibodeaux,, Louisiana, New Spain