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



seek birthplace prob. QUE 28 Nov 1808 Louis STEBENNE (son of Charles & Marie-Therese SENE/SENEZ/SENET. Marr. 18 Oct 1841 at Vergennes, VT Pauline Durocher/Durusher. He died when? at St Johns, QUE..  Their son, Louis, b. 1842  prob. QUE.  He marr. 22 Oct 1866 at Biddeford, ME to Odile Rochefort.

(Barry Veillette; 15 Burnt Hill Rd. , Hebron, CT 06248   Barnmar2@aol.com

Query #330       DAOUST/SEGUIN

seek marr. Alexandre DAOUST to Felicite SEGUIN circa 1850 prob. VT or NY since they resided  US 1850s-1875;   Bapt. record found for a daug., Philomene at St Michel, Vaudreuil, QUE..

(Madeleine Klein;  6476 S. Niagara Court;  Centennial, CO 80111-4614)


seek birthplace in VT on 19 Mar 1856 of John Ezia WARD whose par. were b. Canada; Lewis Ward aka Louis GUERIN dit ST HILAIRE & Mary M. Cummings aka Mary Magdeleine VIENS.

(Marilyn Lekvold;  3508 Decatur Court North;  New Hope, MN 55427)

Query #332       BALLARD/BALARD dit LATOUR

some descendency charts have been received for Louis BALARD dit LATOUR b. 1654 France  who marr. Marguerite MIGNERON dit MEUNIER 14 Apr 1676 Neuville, QUE.

Contact  Mona Ballard; PO Box 54; Bondville, VT 05340  email monamail@vermontel.net if you have an interest in this line.

Query #333       BOUCHER/BEAUVAIS

see info. & contact with desc. of Joseph BOUCHER dit BELLEVILLE from LaPrairie, QUE to NY late 1830s.  Joseph marr. 12 Sep 1825 LaPrairie to Julienne STE GEMME dit BEAUVAIS.  Joseph b. 1803 St Foy, QUE. seek place of death 12 Jan 1845 at “Four Corners”  Is this a place in Que, Vt, NY?  He was bur. 16 Jan 1845 at LaPrairie, QUE.  Seek birth rec. of son, Isaie Boucher  3 Aug 1843/44 prob. VT.  Isaie’s obit reports that his father, Joseph, died when the son was 6 mos. old & Isaie moved to Montreal with his mother & subsequently learned the cobbler’s trade.

(Dixie Johnston;   PO Box 123; Delton, MI 49046  or email dw@voyager.net


seek QUE marr. of following:  Napoleon Louis GABORIAULT to Virginia BESSETTE 14 Jan 1904  poss. St Alexandre d’Iberville or St Sebastien; Stanilas J. Gaboriault & Rosina C.  30 May 1916  St Sabine, QUE; Napoloen Fontaine & Malvina Desmarais 11 Jul 1876 St Cecile de Milton, QUE;  Barthelemi J. Fontaine & Alice Gaboriault 8 Sep 1914 St Alexandre,QUE; Seek to confirm & document marriages & seek death info. for all.

(Janet M. Fontaine; 88 Second St. Apt 209; Newport, VT 05855)

Query #335       BALL

seek QUE birthplace of Orestus Joseph BALL son of Almon Ball & Sarah ___; Orestus was veteran of Civil War having enlisted from Almond, NY.

(Anna W. Ball; 9101 Stellacoom Rd. S.E.; Unit #155; ;Olympia, WA 98513)

Query #336       PELTIER/DUBE

seek par.  Andrew PELTIER b. Apr 1852 CAN who prob. came US 1866-68; marr. c1873 poss. Worchester, MA area to Ann Maxwell (b. 14 Aug 1853 IRE). Also seek confirm birth & par. of Catherine DUBE 8 Jun 1744 St Roch des Aulnaies, QUE  daug. of Joseph Dube & Angelique-Rosalie Morin; seek to confirm family myth that Catherine was  Micmac & missionary ward.

(Tom McMahon;  321 Laurel Place; San Rafael, CA 94901  or email  kingmahon@earthlink.net


Building data  base on descendancy of this line which started in Montreal in 1681; looking for contact with descendants in US esp. VT & NY. Some may have changed to BREAN.

(Jean Desrochers Brien;  (Montreal);  email jesroch@videontron.


building data base & descendency of this line & its variations esp. into VT.

(Andrea Routledge  by email  Arouti@cfl.rr.)