Metis and Acadians of Southwest Nova Scotia

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  • ID: I22
  • Name: Philippe Muis D'ENTREMONT
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1601 OR 1609 in Normandy France
  • Death: 1700-1701 in Port Royal
  • Note:
    Philippe Mius D'Entremont he was the first baron of Pobomcoup (Pubnico) ,
    Lieutenant-Major , King's Attorney and the first d'Entremont in NS . Philippe was born
    in 1601or 09 in Normandy (probably at Cherbourg ). He was made Sieur d'Entremont by
    Louis XIV . In 1649 he married Madeleine . He was also the Captian of a regiment . In
    1650 or 1651 he , his wife and daughter were brought to Acadia by Gov. Charles De
    Saint-Etinne de La Tour , a childhood friend , as Lieutenant-Major and Commander of
    the King's Troops . La Tour offered d'Entremont in 1651 or 1653 the title of Baron
    and the Faderal Rights stretching from Cape Negro to Cape Fourchu (Yarmouth) a
    Feudel Castle was built near Pubnico Harbour on the East Side . Around 1670 d'Entremont
    was named King's Attorney an Office he held for 18 years . Toward the end of his life he gave
    his estate and title to his oldest son Jacques and settled at Port Royal , he died in 1700or1 .
    The Barony stayed in his family until the Expulision . It must be mentioned that Pubnico was for
    all practical purposes the only area in Nova Scotia where there were Acadians before, during and after the
    Deportation.




    Marriage 1 Madeline Helie(or Elie) Du TILLET b: 1626
    • Married: 1649
    Children
    1. Has Children Philippe MIUS b: 1660
    2. Has Children Jacques I Mius D'ENTREMONT b: 1654 in East Pubnico

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