Janet Allard, #48


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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


            Looking for Alfred Morin, names of his parents and record of marr. to Herculine Dragon.


            Marr. of Ferdinand Morin son of Pierre (Newport, VT) and Adelaide Bernard Morin and Herculine Dreagon dau of Isadore Dragon and M. Couture was on the 26 Jan 1885, St. Edmond, Coaticook, Stansted, Que., Canada.


            Trying to find the b. date in marriage or d. record for Marie Louise Joseph who marr. Abram Burlett June 13, 1852 in Burlington, VT? She d. 1 April 1863 or 1866 in Middlebury, VT bur. Green Mount Cemetery. Judith B. Cronk , 24039 Calvert St., Woodland Hills, CA, 91367

Query 419 BERGERON

            Looking for the b. or bp. for Antoine Marcellin Bergeron ca 1852-1853.  his parents Jean Isaie Bergeron and Cecile Emilienne Marchand marr. 30 May 1852, Stanstead, Que. Parents residing around Brownington, VT in 1852. Marcellin marr. Elmire Laurendeau on 27 Oct. 1879 in St. George-de-Windsor, Richmond, Que….Jim Gibbons, 468 Narrow Shore Rd., Aydlett, N.C. 27916-9736


            Looking for the marr. About 1889 of Philias/Felix Tremblay b. St. Albans, VT son of Exupere and Olive Granger and Exina Savoie b. Canada parents unknown. They were residing in Woonsocket, R.I. in 1900. C.J. Thibault, 243 Burnside Ave., Woonsocket, R. I. 02895

Query 421 DELORME

            Seek info on par. of Sophia DeLorme or res. at death. She was marr. to William Corbier 29 Nov. 1846 St. Mary’s Church, Burlington, VT. Laurence A. Delorme, 6 Preston Ave., Pittsfield, MA 01201

Query 422 PLOOF

            Searching for my Ploof ancestors and haven’t found my great great grandmother, Sarah A. Ploof’s maiden name, she d. on October 28, 1887. Sarah marr. 17 May 1858 to Abraham Ploof. May Seaman (maysie340@verizon.net)

Answer 422 PLOOF

            Death Record found on Vt. Vital Records microfilm roll #S-30592 (1871-1908)

Sarah A. Ploof (Ruston) pg. 29 Age 48, b. Charlotte, VT. Parents can not be found, an adopted child, died 28 Oct. 1887, cause dropsy, recorded in Ferrisberg.

Query 423 CATAW

            Looking for information on Clement Cataw of Quechee, VT. He came to the U.S. about 1865 from Canada. Is it possible that the name was changed? Mary Cox, 816 S. 16th, Mattoon, FL 61938

Answer 423 CATAW

            D. record of Clement Cataw found in VT. Vital Records microfilm reel F30686. D. date 22 May 1930 in Quechee, Vt., b. 23 April 1845 Vercheres, Que. Canada. Vercheres parish records give this name as Cotard/Cottard.

Query 424 ST. PETER

            Looking for information on great-great Uncle Edward R. St. Peter, his b. (ca. March 1891), marr. and d. (12 Feb.1951). Parents Napoleon and Mary (Bushaw) St. Peter. Dan St. Peter, 2519 E. Sandberg Ct., Bloomington, IN 47401

Answer 424

            Marr. of Edward R. St. Peter found in Vt. Vital Records microfilm reel S30863 (1908-1941). Edward St. Peter marr. Mary LaPier on 6 Aug. 1914 in Newport, VT. at the age of 23 yrs. 1st. marriage, b. Bradford, Vt..  D. record not found.