There are two Girouard families in North America. We can assume that they are ancestors
from the same family in old France. This focus of this web site is the first Girouard
family to come from France and settle in North America around 1650. This was Francois
Girouard and his wife Jeanne Aucoin. They left France and came to North America to
live in Port Royal, Acadia, New France. Today this is now known as Annapolis Royal, Nova
Scotia, Canada. The group of French people that established this colony have came to
be known as the Acadians. For more about the family and the spellings.....
Copies of Original Girouard Documents
We have started the long task of creating "PDF" images of copies of the
original documents from the churches in Canada. If you have "Adobe Acrobat Reader"
you can view and enlarge these documents on your browser. If you need the "Adobe"
software you can obtain this using this link. To view a sample document....
Take a look at the genealogy section with interactively look for the names of your
decendents and create charts for a family tree, direct line, family group. You can
also search our database and interactively search for different wedding combinations
base on a range of years and locations.
Little Known Girouard Facts
Did you know that a member of the Girouard
Family was held in the Conciergerie and be-headed
with the Guillotine, along with Marie-Antoinette
in 1793. Find out about the Girouard University
Check out the 1999 Girouard Family Reunion
The 1999 Girouard Family Reunion was held in Morgan City, Louisiana. It was attended
by over 300 people. Check out pictures and more...
Girouard's in North America Did you know that there were thousands
of families with the name Girouard in North America. Take a look at our map and see
where they live....