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Source: Microfilm # N31067 (National Archive) A series of articles published in the L'Evangeline (Newspaper) , Monton, N.B. "Les Acadiennes de Terre-Neuve" by Thomas W. Leblanc published 25 Mar 1948 Les Jesseau (Jesseau excerpt) Une famille de Jesseau venant de Bras d'Or, Cap-Breton, est venue s'etablir a St-Georges vere 1830. On trouve plusieurs descendants, de cette famillle a Terreneuve, surtout sur la peninsule se Port-au-Port. Quelques une parlent le francais.
(Translation by Leo Doucet)
A Jesseau family from Bras d’or, Cape Breton, came to establish themselves in St. George’s about 1830. One finds several descendants of this family in Newfoundland, especially on the Port-au-Port peninsula. Some still speak French.
The Article was written by Thomas Leblanc of St. George's in 1948 and published in the l'Evangeline Newspaper of New Brunswick. It was transcribed by Laverne (Perrier) Cormier and posted to the Internet in September 1998 by Stephen Baker.