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Joseph Libeau Sr.

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Joseph Libeau Sr.

Birth
Le Loroux-Bottereau, Departement de la Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France
Death
29 Nov 1883 (aged 76)
Akaroa, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand
Burial
Akaroa, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand Add to Map
Plot
Anglican Section. Plot 308
Memorial ID
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Joseph & Madelaine departed Rochefort, France on March 14, 1840 aboard the former naval vessel, Comte de Paris. The destination was Banks Peninsula, New Zealand, and they were part of a cluster sent from France to establish a French settlement in New Zealand.
On August 16, 1840 the Comte de Paris arrived at Akaroa Harbour. After their arrival, Joseph eventually established a garden as he had brought his own seeds which was fortunate as the ships seeds were rubbish.
Afterwards he established a brickworks at Rue Grehan.
The remains of the old stables were still there in 1980. Married twice and father of 20 children.
Joseph & Madelaine departed Rochefort, France on March 14, 1840 aboard the former naval vessel, Comte de Paris. The destination was Banks Peninsula, New Zealand, and they were part of a cluster sent from France to establish a French settlement in New Zealand.
On August 16, 1840 the Comte de Paris arrived at Akaroa Harbour. After their arrival, Joseph eventually established a garden as he had brought his own seeds which was fortunate as the ships seeds were rubbish.
Afterwards he established a brickworks at Rue Grehan.
The remains of the old stables were still there in 1980. Married twice and father of 20 children.


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  • Maintained by: JjH
  • Originally Created by: Southern Man
  • Added: Jul 27, 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191718808/joseph-libeau: accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Libeau Sr. (8 Nov 1807–29 Nov 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 191718808, citing Akaroa Cemetery, Akaroa, Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand; Maintained by JjH (contributor 48491654).