Bonaventure Forest1

#424, b. 1720, d. between 1775 and 1777
Last Edited:11 Oct 2016
FatherPierre Forest Jr.1 b. about 1694, d. before 1756
MotherMadeleine Babin1 b. about 1695
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Bonaventure Forest and Claire Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

BirthBonaventure Forest was born in 1720 at Pisiquid, Acadia, Canada.2
MarriageHe married Claire Rivet, daughter of Etienne Rivet II and Anne LePrince, about 1745 at Pisiquid, Acadia, Canada.1
AcadianDepBonaventure Forest and Claire Rivet were deported in 1755 from Acadia to MD, with children Pierre, Joseph, Marguerite, Anne Sophie and Marie.3
AcadianCenBonaventure Forest and his wife, Claire Forest, were enumerated on the 1763 Acadian census at Upper Marlborough, MD, with children Marguerite, Marie, Marie Magdeleine and Anne Sophie. Also living with them was an orphan, Joseph Boudreau.3
AcadianTranBonaventure Forest and Claire Rivet were transported in Apr 1767 from the port of Baltimore, Maryland to LA, on board the schooner Virgin, along with about 200 other passengers, including their children.4,5
DeathBonaventure Forest died between 1775 and 1777.6,2


  1. [S110] Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Genealogique Des Familles Acadiennes [in French]. Universite de Moncton, Centre D'Etudes Acadiennes : Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, 1999.
  2. [S20] Janet B Jehn. Acadian Descendants. Covington, KY: s.n., ca 1972.
  3. [S456] Acadian & French Canadian Ancestral Home. Lucie LeBlanc Consentino. Website. Online
  4. [S60] Gregory A Wood. A Guide to the Acadians in Maryland in the 18th & 19th Centuries. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1995.
  5. [S1349] Charles Mackenzie. Notes on Haiti: Made During a Residence in that Republic. Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley : London, 1830. See
  6. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.