Janet Allard, #48


We encourage our members to submit free queries for publication as space permits.  Queries should be brief and concise, typed or printed clearly.  Queries from non-members should include a $3.00 check for each query. Queries should be sent to VERMONT FRENCH-CANADIAN GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, Attn.: Query Editor, P.O. Box 65128, Burlington, VT 05406-5128.  Please send a copy of all replies to our society for its archives-library and publication.


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


Looking for the marriage of Stephen (Etienne) Myers dit Maher b. 30 May 1821  St. Henri, Mascousche, Quebec (son of Felix Myers and Marguerite Villemere dit Drourd) and Virginia Berard b. 17 Sept. 1830 in Marieville, Que, Canada. (dau. of Pierre Christopher Berard and Elionore Foisey?)

Richard and Kristina Myers,  2169 NW 50th Circle Ocala, FL 34482


Inquiring on the parentage of Augustin Tetreau and Emily/Emelie Fisher/Freschette married in St. Albans in 1850?

Eugene R. Tatro, P.O. Box 234, West Newbury, MA 01985-0234


Answer: Episcopal Church records did not list the parents or witnesses, Charles Fay minister for this wedding.          Baptism of son Augustin found in missionary records of Joseph Quenville, Swanton, VT.  Baptized 9 Sept 1857, and born 25 June last. Parents given as Augustin Tetreault and Emelie Freschette. The godparents Joseph Houde and Marguerite Menard.

Query 414  VACHON

I am looking for the death record of my great uncle: Augustin Vachon, spouse of Odile Plante. Listed in 1900 census, St. Johnsbury, VT, W M April 1847 53, married; b. Canada (Fr) Parents b. Canada (Fr). Augustin is listed with wife and children Noah, Clara, Anna, Evalina, Dolar H and Rosanna.

Andre Vachon, Montreal, Quebec E-mail: acvachon @videotron.ca


Answer:          VT Vital Records - Ausustas Vachon died 1 June 1915 St. Johnsbury, VT, born 1847 in Canada. 68yrs old living in St. Johnsbury since 1908, Laborer, parents given as Augustus Vachon and Etellie Latourneau.


Looking for the marriage of George Edward Gingras and Marie Emma Eva Gauthier. Sara C. Lamoureux, 4468 Glines Ave., Santa Maria, CA 93455


Answer:          George Edward Gingras res: Burlington, VT son of Neree & Emma Dufour (bp. 27 Nov 1894 St. Joseph’s Burlington, VT) married on Sept. 1917 (no day recorded) at St. Francois Xavier Church a Marie Emma Gauthier, res: Winooski, VT dau. of Francois Xavier & Estelle Lavallee (bp. 12 Nov 1893 St. Francois Xavier, Winooski, VT). Witnesses were Neree Gingreas and Alfred Godin.


Looking for the marriage of David Collins b. 23 Dec. 1809 Quebec, CA –d. 15 July 1891 Elgin, Kane Co., IL and Caroline Strong/Laforce b. 1818 – d. 4 Feb. 1889 Elgin, Kane Co. IL Found in census of 1850 and 1870, N.Y. Their son Xavier born Aug. 1852, Plattsburg, N.Y.

Ms. Lenore Fitzpatrick, 5950 75th Ave. Ct. W, University Pl, WA 98467


ANSWER TO QUERY  404 Guillaume Lagacé son of f. Alexandre and Adéline Martin of Baie Missisquoi m 23/07/1839 at St-Georges, Henryville, QC to Marguerite Reil daughter of f. Jean-Baptiste and Marguerite Veyen of Baie Missisquoi.

Source: Mariages catholiques et protestants du comté d'Iberville 1823 - 1979

Richard Pelletier, membre de la Société Généalogique Canadienne-Française