Leo Fleury, #8


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anc.      ancestors                      dau.     daughter                       par.      parents

b.         born                              desc.    descendant                    poss.    possibly

bp.       baptized                        d.s.p.   died without issue          ref.       reference

bro.      brother                          d.y.      died young                    rel.       related, relative

bur.      buried                           div.      divorced                        rem.     removed

ca.        circa                             fam.     family                           res.      resided, lived at

ch.       child, children                fl.         lived, flourished sis.       sister

c.r.       church record                g.s.      gravestone                    twp.     township

co.       county                          info      information                    w.         wife

d.         died, death                    marr.   married                         wid.      widow, widowed

Query #266       BEAUDOIN/LAROCHE

            seek marr.  Severin BEAUDOIN (Joseph Amable & Emelie Gilbert-Comtois) to Adeline LAROCHE. Severin b. 1868 poss. St Gabriel de Brandon, QUE & settled & died in Winooski, VT. Also need parentage & birth, death info on Adeline. (Marianne Luck; Box 1095; Fort St James, BC V0J 1PO Canada)


            seek to confirm birth of James TULIP Sr 5 Feb 1823 either St Lawrence Cy, NY or VT.              Son of Francois LATULIPPE & Charlotte. James marr.Rosalie/Rosella POQUETTE.  Their son, James Jr. B. somewhere VT 1 Dec 1846.  James Sr. Died 29 Jun 1906 Pepin Cy, WI.

(David Tulip; PO Box 2896; Renton, WA 98056)

Query #268       BONNER (Bonnier?)

            seek info on Alfred Austin BONNER (John & Mary both b. Can) who after the Civil War may have been at Colchester Poor Farm but who had res. Richmond, VT & subsequently moved about including in Wisconsin & Illinois.  (Sandy Williams    reply to VTFCGS Attn Leo Fleury)

Query #269       JOCKO/GUPTIL

            seek par. & birth info. on James JOCKO or Jockow or Jocco b.c1803 Wolcott, VT & wife, Elsie GUPTIL or Guptail b. c1803 Waterbury, VT.  who marr. 10 Dec 1832 Waterbury, VT. Both buried in Hope Cemetery.  Their son, Fernande Cortez Jocko b. c1840 prob. Waterbury, VT marr. twice & died 15 Apr 1892 Schenectady, NY. Fernande’s son George changed his name to D’ALLAIRD (b. c1866 Troy, NY) marr. 10 Dec 1894 Whitehall, NY to Clara DUFRESNE.  George had other siblings b. in VT.

(Rita O’Brien; 1507 Ashley Ct., Woodstock, IL 60098-4315).

Query #270       SANTOR/SAVAGE

            seek parentage & birth info on Marshall SANTOR (b. Grand Isle, VT) & wife, Adaline SAVAGE (prob. b. Saranac, NY).  Their son, Louis b. 10 Apr 1877 Grand Isle, & b. 12 Sep 1956 Burlington, VT.  Other children incl. Frank, Bertha, Arthur & prob. others. (David A. Santor, Sr;  4880 Paseo Arruza; Sierra Vista, AZ  85635)

      NOTE:  David has sent lineage charts for our files beginning with Marshall Santor but still needs the earlier info.

Query #271       LECLERC/DAVIGNON

            seek birth, marr. & paternal ancestry for Didas(ce) LECLERC (Louis & Josephte St Jean) who marr. Marie DAVIGNON (Francois & Celeste Bonneau) somewhere US poss RI in 1850’s; Their daug. Grazielle LeClerc b. Jan 1877 St Jeans,QUE marr. Homidas DUQUETTE 15 Jan 1900 St Albans, VT & son, Didas who marr. Ellen VALLIEUX 2 Feb 1898 St Albans, VT.

(Nancy L’Ecuyer;  111 Seneca Ave., Essex Jct, VT   email   lecinvt@aol.com)


            seek marr. Helene BRAZEAU (Joseph & Appoline Choiniere dit Sabourin) to Ludovic DESTITE 5 Feb 1883 Franklin Cy, VT poss. Swanton or St Albans.   (Valerie McClung;  reply to VTFCGS  attn Leo Fleury).


            seek marr. David LACROIX/BABIN to Salome BEDARD bet. 1845-50 & bapt.; of their first children bet. 1850-56.  A daug. was bapt. 1856 St Alexandre, QUE; this act mentions parents residing in VT.

(Gaston Tessier;  116 South Cove Rd., Burlington, VT 05401)


            seek bapt/births of children of Charles PATENAUDE & Marguerite HAINS-HINSE bet. 1827-33.  In a 1830 contract in St Sebastien, QUE, Charles is shown as res. VT.

(Gaston Tessier  -see prev. query for address)

Query #275       STACEY

            seek ancestry of  Predore STACEY b. 1836-44, poss. Burlington, VT son of John (b. 1793 VT?) & Mary ___ b. 1803 where?;  Predore marr. twice;   died 2 Feb 1912 Cambridge, MA;  his parents also died there. Predore came from a French-speaking background so may have roots into Canada.

(Edward J. Nolan; PO Box 712; Brunswick, OH 44212; email  eddiejoe712&aol.com)


            seek confirmation of data on Willie E. Washburn b. 1 Dec 1849 d. 11 Nov 1916; marr. 1 Jun 1871 (all in Burlington, VT) to Elizabeth McCullough.  In 1880 census was “Israel Washburn” with matching info the same as this “Willie?”  Willie was son of Jasper & Sophia Place.  Jasper b. 28 Nov 1811 Moretown, VT d. 25 Sep 1892 Burlington & Sophia b. 8 Dec 1817 VT and d. 11 Jan 1899 Burlington.

(Catherine Washburn Ryan,  129 Hillside Ave; Verona, NJ 07044)

Query #277       MOORE/DELISLE

            seek info on family of John MOORE (b. c1841 England) & wife, Delina/Dina Delisle (b. c1850 QUE) prob. from Portneuf, QUE. Abt 1875, their four children were relocated to MA via Winooski, VT.   Also, what is the relationship of Dina/Deline to Philomena Delisle (b. c1853) who marr2 Jul 1882 Winooski, VT to Augustin CROTEAU?    (Gigi Moore, 11210 Villas on the Green Dr.; Riverview, FL 33569-7109)


            seek desc. of John Alexander & wife, Harriet-Henriette JACQUES  who came QUE through NY to Middlebury, VT.   They had 8 (poss 11) children including Joseph

(b.   c1833-35 Keeseville, NY); Lucy (b. Mar 1836 Peru or Plattsburg, NY);  Louisa (b

(c.   1838 VT?); Harriet (b. c1844 VT);  Celena (b. 1847-48 VT); Edward (b. Sep

(d.    1849VT); John Jr. (b. c1852); Rosa (b. c1852).

(Dorothy M. Skillings, 1020 E.Thomas L. Parkway; Lansing, MI 48917)


            seek anc. & desc. of Rosa BOMBARDIER (Joseph & Celina Bachand) who marr. 14 May 1894 New Bedford, MA to Joseph ST JEAN (Jean & Emma Forand).  (Roger Belanger; reply to VFCGS attn Leo Fleury).


            seek birth & marr. info on Joseph LETOURNEAU to Amanda DION from Trois Rivieres, QUE.  Their son, Evangelies C. Letourneau b. 5 Oct 1907 Trois Rivieres? Marr1 10 Aug 1928 at Winooski, VT to Mary Stella PARSON.  Did Evangelies have other siblings?  He came to US abt 1925-28 res. Fall River, MA before 1928 marr. in Winooski  to Mary Stella.  His second marr . in W. Haven, CT.        (Doris Letourneau Shortsleeve;  220 Riverside Ave  Apt #D8; Burlington, VT 05401)

Query #281       AUDIT dit LAPOINTE/OUIMET

            seek to confirm par. of Henry AUDIT dit LAPOINTE b. 30 Jul 1834. Was he son of Olivier & Florence Ouimet who marr. L’Acadie, St Jeans Cy, QUE 8 Jan 1833?

Olivier b. 4 Nov 1807 L’Acadie son of Jean Bapt. & Catherine Pepin who marr. 23 Nov 1789 Boucherville, Chambly Cy, QUE.  (Susan Sanford Sellew;  786 Moore Rd; So. Royalton, VT 05068)

                  Susan has subsequently sent lineage charts back to the first AUDIT dit LAPOINTE but still needs to confirm her Henry’s connection.

Query #282       COLE/GAY

            seek VT death place & dates c1870-74 of Simeon COLE (b. c1829 where?) & wife, Emily P. GAY & parentage of both.  Upon their deaths, it was reported that Simeon’s brother, Samuel, who was a Wisconsin Senator, took in his brothers five orphaned children  incl. Herbert, Elvin, Della/ Sarah, Nellie b. 1866 & Simeon b. 1871.        (Dee M. Stanzel,  6605 Winslow Place; Omaha, NE 68137    email  dstanzel@cox.net)


            seek desc. of Jean Baptiste MARIER aka MURRAY & Helene CADORETTE who marr. 7 Jan 1862 Stanbridge, QUE & later settled in Milton, VT area. Their ten children born in Quebec & Vermont.

Also seek desc. of  Michel LANGEVIN dit LACROIX & wife, Marie Onezime DUGAS dit LABRECHE who marr. 9 Jul 1850 Oka, Deux Montagnes, QUE.  Some of their several children migrated to US.

(Michael O’Neill;  150 Sugar Hill Rd., Williamsburg, MA   email  catsrus@gis.net)


            seek to confirm birth of  Joseph CARON (VT/QUE?) prob. by the third marr. of  Joseph-Marie Caron to Elizabeth/Lizzie  BOISVERT  17 Nov 1812 LaBaie du Febvre. Joseph-Marie d. 12 Feb 1870 Dunham, QUE.  Son, Joseph,  marr. 27 Aug 1839 at Drummondville, QUE to Angele LEGRIS dit LEPINE.  He died in 1895 at Newport, VT as Joseph CORROW.

Caron named frequently seen in area as Carron, Carrow, Coro, Corro, Corrow.

(Tucky Sancibrian,  443 Charter Dr., Longs, SC 29568     email  vt721@sccoast.net)

Query #285       HEBERT/GILBERT dit COMTOIS

            seek to confirm par. of  Francois HEBERT b. 1 May 1862 Montreal, QUE  according to his US Declaration of Intent at Kent Cy, RI in which he is listed as Frank Herbert. Francois marr. 15 Sep 1884 Warwick, RI to Georgiana GILBERT dit COMTOIS or CONTOIR (b. NY daug. Norbert & Catherine).  Was Francois the son of Augustin Hebert & Phebee?   If so, he had a brother, Auguste who marr. 31 Aug 1884 also at Warwick to Olivine Comtois (sister of Georgianna).

(Donna Tougas;  134 Diamond Hill Rd.,  Warwick, RI  02886).

Query #286       LOUIS-LEWIS/LAMOTHE

            seek marr. prob. VT of Charles LEWIS, originally Charles Gros Louis prob. a Huron from QUE to Adeline LAMOTHE.  Their daug. Margaret Lewis b. 13 Jun 1892 poss. St Johnsbury, VT area.

(Thomas Pooler,  1002  2nd Ave #15;  Troy, NY 12182)


            seek marr. Peter TRUDELL to Amelia GOODRICH  prob. QUE c1863-64.

(Jean Palmer; 2315  50th Dr. E.;  Bradenton, FL 34203    email  Jpalmer788@aol.com)

Query #288       ROBERGE/LAFLEUR

            seek marr. Urban (bapt. Jean Baptiste) ROBERGE (b. 6 Aug 1791 Chambly, QUE

Joseph Roberge dit Lapierre & Agathe Bonier dit Laplante)  who marr. Angelique LAFLEUR (b. c1800-15 QUE parents unk).  Urban died bef 1861 where? & Angelique died bef. 1880 poss. Malone, NY area..  Their son, Edward b. 22 Jun 1832 Cambridge, VT  & marr. 10 Aug 1853 Keeseville, NY to Matilda Galarneau.

(Bob Robarge; 28 Wellington St., Malone, NY 2002  email  bobpeg@twcny.it.com).


            If you have this line from QUE which desc. from Pierre-Joseph or Joseph b. 1666 France who marr. in 1688 in QUE. & whose desc. moved in VT and elsewhere, you may contact Joe Collette who will check his database.   Monty1jeep@msm.com

Query #290       COTE

            A comprehensive database on THE COTE’S OF NORTH AMERICA  is now available on a CD.  Contact Jean-Guy Cote for details on its purchase at  jgcote@infinity.net.

Query #291       DESFORGES

            Andree Routledge  has sent several pages of her generational charts of the descendants of ROBERT DESFORGES, the immigrant ancestor,  which connects in VT.

It also includes charts on her connections to COLLETTE & LAVIOLETTES.  This material will be placed in the VTFCGS Library Surname files.



This following are answers to queries that have been published in “LINKS.”  We would appreciate copies of any replies to queries for the society archives, for the benefit of future researchers and subsequent publication in this journal.  Your help in providing answers to these queries is greatly appreciated.


            Paul Simard of Trois-Rivieres, QUE reports from Talbot’s “Recueil de Genealogies des comtes de Charlevois et Saguenay” that Narcisse Bouchard s/o Benjamin & Adelaide Simard marr. Marie-Eusebe Talon (dit L’Esperance?) B.S.P. 24 Nov 1864.  Marie-Eusebe was d/o Eulogie Talon & Marie Bouchard who marr.
7 Feb 1839 at Petite Riviere St Francois, QUE.  The Talon ancestor was Etienne dit le Bordelais, a soldier, bapt. 1671 & s/o Simon & Jeanne Murat of Bordeaux. FR.


            Richard Pelletier of Montreal also responded that Sophie Kinville’s parents were Antoine Kinville & Sophie Fillion.   Eusebe Talon dit L’Esperance parents were Euloge Talon & Marie Bouchard.


            Edmond Spaeth (edspaeth@aol.com) reports marr. of Gabriel Gosselin to Marie Therrien 4 Jun 1833 St Jean, QUE.  Gabriel s/o Joseph & M-Ursule Plouffe;   Marie Therrien d/o Jean Baptiste Therrien & M-Marthe LeTarte.

A-257   DAIGLE

            Mallory Flagg  (SageDuo@aol.com) wants to know if the Louise Joseph Daigle in this original query was related to Anna Daigle b. Lake,VT? c1881  who marr. Andrew Flagg


                        Jay Desautels of Burlington reports that Harry George Dezotelle (Desautels) was born Nov 1894 Eden, VT s/o Israel & Sara Stay who marr. 2 Sep 1873 Burlington, VT.  Harry George was the youngest or near youngest of several children; He marr. c1920 to Grace Lamphere who was b. 13 Dec 1903 Milton, VT & died in VT in 1925. Harry then marr. Lena Edith Demeris b. 8 Jul 1895 Haydensville, MA & died 30 Sep 1978 Burlington.  They lived in Richmond, VT.  Jay’s letter also includes info on children born to Harry George from both marriages as well as some of his siblings. This letter will be passed along to the requestor & a  copy filed in our Surname File at VTFCGS library.