History of Prospère Haché-Gallant


Prospère Hache-Gallant was born in Beaubassin (Amherst) Nova Scotia about 1780. He married Angelique Arsenault, the daughter of Fidile Arsenault, around 1798 or 1800 in Cascumpec, I'ile Saint-Jean. Her mother, the sister of Pierre Bernard had died.

Prospère was one of the most remarkable men of his time. He spoke English fairly well. He was the confidante of John Hill, a merchant who came from England at that time. It was he who organized with his sons a commercial enterprise of considerable undertaking at The Point near Alberton, Prince Edward Island. It was to Prospère that John Hill dedicated the delicate mission and responsibility of transporting correspondence and his agents between The Point and Charlottetown, P.E. I. Prospère did this sometimes on foot and other times riding through the fields.

Prospère and Angelique Arsenault had sixteen children. When she died, Prospere married Angelique Petitpas and had five more. children.

The following children listed are from the marriage of Prospère and Angelique Arsenault.

Théotiste Gallant was born Abt. 1801, Cascumpec, I'ile du Prince Edouard. Théotiste married Pierre Arsenault. Théotiste died Unknown.

Joseph Gallant was born Abt. 1802, in Cascumpec, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Joseph married Blanche Gaudet in Miscouche, Prince Edward Island, on January 21, 1831. They had eleven children. Joseph died Unknown.

Marie Gallant was born Abt. 1802, in Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Marie, around 1820, married Simon Pinault. Marie died Unknown.

Fidéle Gallant was born Abt. 1803, Cascumpec, I'ile Saint-Jean. Fidéle married Maria Poirier and moved to Tignish, Prince Edward Island in 1825. They had eleven children. Fidéle died Unknown.

Sylvain Gallant was born Abt. 1803, Cascumpec, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. He married Marie Gaudet, who was born in 1808, in Miscouche, Prince Edward Island and lived in Tignish. The church records were lost in a fire. They had ten children. Sylvain died on February 13, 1871, Nail Pond, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard.

Charlotte Gallant was born Abt. 1806, in Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Charlotte married Simeon Gallant on February 27, 1835 in Miscouche. Charlotte died Unknown.

Gilbert Gallant was born on April 15, 1815, in Cascumpec, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Gilbert married Marie Petitpas, on January 10, 1839 in Miscouche. They had ten children. Gilbert died Unknown.

Cyprien Gallant was born Abt. 1811, Cascumpec, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Cyprien married Marguerite Petitpas, on September 19, 1836. They had five children. Cyprien died on November 02, 1844, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard.

Jacques Gallant was born Abt. 1812, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Jacques married Domitllde Pitre, on October 29, 1840 in Miscouche. They had four children. Jacques died Unknown.

Prospére Gallant was born Abt. 1814, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Prospére married (1) Marie-Rose Poirier, Abt. 1844, Prob. Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Marie-Rose was born Abt. 1816 and died Unknown. They had five children. Prospére married (2) Marguerite Gaudet, April 10, 1866, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard.Marguerite was born Abt. 1816, Prob. Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard and died Unknown. Prospére died Unknown.

Napoléon Gallant was born Abt. 1816, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Napoleon died young.

Seraphine (Seraphique) Gallant was born Abt. 1818, Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Seraphinque married Joseph Gallant, on February 27, 1843 in Rustico, Queens County, l'ile du Prince Edouard.; b. October 29, 1818, Rustico, Queens County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Seraphinque died Bef. 1852 in Rustico.

Judith Gallant was born Abt. 1820, in Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard.; Judith married Thomas Cormier Abt. 1848. Thomas was born Abt. 1818, Prob. Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard and died Unknown. Judith died Unknown.

Marine Gallant was born Abt. 1822, in Tignish, Prince County, l'ile du Prince Edouard. Marine married André Leclair on October 30, 1850 in Rustico, PEI. Marine died Unknown.

 

 

 

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