Description and Service of Roll of Captain John Le Rossogant's Company, Second Regt. Cape Breton Militia
Militia Roll for Men Capable of Bearing Arms in Cape Breton.
2nd Reg't, dated 1813
 
Fifth Military Division
(Barachoua and Petit Degrat)
 
 
 
W = Women, B = Boys, G = Girls, Tot = Total
(to get the total Lark added W+B+G+1 for the Head of household)
 
 
Name        Age Birth Pl. Residence Occupation   # Acres  W  B  G Tot
Michael Fougere Sr           48 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   3   3   8
Michael Fougere Jr 18 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Joseph Fougere 35 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   3   2   7
Peter Forgere           34 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   0   2   4
John Forgere           40 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   3   1   6
Joseph Boudrot           35 C.Breton Barachoua Mariner 70  grant   1   1   2   5
Boniface Fougere           48 C.Breton Barachoua Mariner 100 grant   0   2   0   3
Michael Bellefontaine Sr           35 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman       grant   0   0   2   3
Michael Bellefontaine Jr           17 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Lewis Martell Sr           48 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman 100 grant   1   3   1   6
Lewis Martell Jr           20 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   0   0   0   1 
Michael Boudrot           25 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   1   1   0   3
Simon Boudrot           20 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Joseph Martell           80 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   1   0   0   2
Anthony Martell           40 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman 100 grant   1   0   0   2
Tremien Mambourquet           30 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   4   1   7
John Fougere           73 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   0   0   2
Joseph Fougere           40 C.Breton Barachoua Fisherman   4  grant   1   2   1   5
John Edwards           42  England Barachoua Taylor   1   2   1   5
Cyprien Sampson           52 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   5   2   9
Fabius Sampson           32 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   3   1   6
Michael Sampson           21 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Peter Sampson           17 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Gerome Martell Sr           42 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman 4  no title   1   2   5   9
Gerome Martell Jr           18 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Francis Martell           35 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman 100 c.lease   1   0   3   5
Ferdinand Boudrot           50 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   3   7
Lewis Boudrot           23 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Baptiste LeBlanc           32     N.S. Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   1   5
Charles Boudrot           42 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   3   1   6
John Boudrot           28 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   1   5
Charles Boudrot Sr           74 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   0   1   3
Simon Boudrot           45 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   4   8
Simon Boudrot           21 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Joseph Boudrot           18 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Joseph Boudrot           35 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   6   1   9
Toby Miller           50     N.S. Petit Degrat Farmer   1   0   1   3
Magloire Sampson           40 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   4   8
Urbain Sampson           48 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   7  11
Joseph Sampson           25 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Charles Sampson           18 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Joseph Landre           40 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   3   3   8
Agrieola Richard           43 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   3   3   8
Alexander Landre           60 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   0   0   2
Simon Landre           16 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Alexander Landre           38 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   4   8
Joseph David           55     N.S. Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   2   2   6
Joseph David           18 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
John Marchand           59 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   4   4  10
Andrew Marchand           20 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Isaac Marchand           17 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Peter Bissette           34 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   0   4   6
Andrew Marchand           42 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman    30  grant   1   0   2   4
Charles Marchand           18 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   0   0   0   1
Stephen Briand           22 C.Breton Petit Degrat Fisherman   1   0   4   6
 

Total  54 men, 36 women, 71 boys, 81 girls.

Source Cape Breton Militia Papers "A Return showing the Number of men Capable of Bearing Arms, in Cape Breton," dated Sydney, 1 June, 1813. Hugh Swayne papers at the National Archives of Canada (NAC, MG 24)
 

I would like to say thank you very much to Lark Szick for supplying me with this info and for allowing me to post it on my page. Thank you.

Written by Steven Anthony DeRoche, March 17, 1998.


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