Joseph Marceau was born 24 January 1806 in St. Jean, L'Acadie, Quebec, Canada to Jacques Marceau (1770) and Archange Bourgeos (1777) and died 8 June 1883 in Brownsville, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Emilie Piedalaue (1815-1839) 5 October 1830 in St. Jean, L'Acadie, Quebec, Canada. He married Mary Catherine Barrett (1825-1909) 9 October 1844 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales on 26 February 1840 on the Buffalo as a convict, after the rebellion in Lower Canada in 1837-1838.


Offspring of Joseph Marceau and Emilie Piedalaue (1815-1839)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Honore Marceau (1832-c1832)
Emilie Marceau (1834)
Zephirin Marceau (1836-1920)
Odillon Zephirin Marceau (1838-1915)

Offspring of Joseph Marceau and Mary Catherine Barrett (1825-1909)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Marceau (1845-1942) 17 July 1845 Dapto, New South Wales, Australia 4 September 1942 Revesby, New South Wales, Australia Ellen Rixon (1844-1939)

Mary Ann Marceau (1847-1936)
Ellen Rose Marceau (1849-1939)
Joseph Francois Marceau (1851-1936)
Edward Luke Marceau (1853-1917)
Emilie Marceau (1855-1932)
James Marceau (1858-1947)
Benjamin Marceau (1860-1922)
Perpetua Maria Marceau (1862-1914)
Teresa Marceau (1864-c1909)
Isabella Anne Marceau (1869-1898)

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