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HELP! Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Marie-Vitaline  DESMARAIS

  (b. 15 February 1824 Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Lower Canada   d. 13 April 1895 Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada )  

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Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS was born 15 February 1824 in Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Lower Canada. Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS was the child of Jean-Baptiste DESMARAIS   and   Magdeleine (Madeleine) LACASSE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Benoit DESMARAIS and Marie-Agathe ST-JEAN dite LAPERCHE (maternal)  Joseph LACASSE and Marie-Apolline LACROIX

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Marie-Vitaline  married  Pierre MARTIN 30 August 1842 in Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Pierre MARTIN  was born 18 November 1823 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur).  Pierre died 19 April 1864 in Roxton Falls, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Roxton).  Pierre was the child of Jean-Baptiste MARTIN and Marguerite ST-JEAN dite LAPERCHE.

Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS died 13 April 1895 in Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada.

Desmarais Name Meaning
French: habitational name with fused preposition and definite article des ‘from the’ for someone from any of various places called Les Marais (from Old French mareis ‘marsh’). Alternatively the name may simply have been topographic. Compare Demarais Demar Demara Demarie and Demore .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Demarais, Desharnais, Desjardins, Demars, De Marinis, Demara, Dardis

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS


Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS married Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Pierre MARTIN-- Date: 30 August 1842 Place: Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Lower Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Pierre MARTIN was the child of Jean-Baptiste MARTIN and Marguerite ST-JEAN dite LAPERCHE

He is the son of Jean Baptiste Martin and Marguerite Laperche (deceased) of the parish of St Hyacinthe.
She is the daughter of Jean Baptiste Desmarais and Magdelaine Lacasse of this parish.

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Children of Pierre MARTIN and Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS:

flag girl ancestor Marie-Vitaline-Florentine MARTIN (b.30 July 1843, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. , )

Ancestor is complete!flag girl ancestor Marie-Elisabeth MARTIN (b.13 November 1844, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 3 June 1857, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )

Ancestor is complete!flag boy ancestor Pierre MARTIN (b.May 1846, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 9 January 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant - Canada to US  photo of Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN  Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN (b.21 August 1848, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 7 July 1944, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS abt. 1872 in , Massachusetts, USA

immigrant - US to Canada  female ancestor Hermine MARTIN (b.abt. 1850, , Vermont, USA  d. 15 December 1898, Calvin, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada )
m. Joseph TRAHAN 29 June 1874 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville)

immigrant - US to Canada  female ancestor Philomene MARTIN (b.13 October 1852, Middlebury, Vermont, USA  d. 20 April 1931, Blind River, Algoma, Ontario, Canada)
m. Joseph-Auguste TRAHAN 10 August 1873 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville)

flag female ancestor Aglae MARTIN (b.February 1854, , Vermont, USA  d. , )
m. Olivier CHAUVIN 12 October 1874 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville)
m. Samuel BOUDIETTE (BOUTIETTE) 27 July 1912 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Joseph MARTIN (b.15 May 1855, Middlebury, Vermont, USA  d. 3 April 1917, Thompson, Connecticut, USA )
m. Aglae GREGOIRE 19 February 1882 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville)

flag female ancestor Albina MARTIN (b.1857-1859, , Vermont, USA  d. bet. 1891-1901?, )
m. Joseph LAROSE 19 August 1888 in Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

flag baby boy ancestor Jean Baptiste MARTIN (b.June 1857, , Vermont, USA  d. 14 May 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )

Ancestor is complete!flag baby boy ancestor Michel-Hormisdas MARTIN (b.10 August 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 29 July 1859, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada )

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor Pierre MARTIN (b.24 June 1860, Saint-Hyacinthe, Lower Canada   d. 24 November 1877, Thompson, Connecticut, USA )

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birth1824 Birth
15 February 1824
Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, Canada
marriage1842 Marriage / Partner
Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS and Pierre MARTIN 30 August 1842, Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Rouville, Québec, Canada
1843 Birth of Child
Marie-Vitaline-Florentine MARTIN was born 30 July 1843, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
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1844 Birth of Child
Marie-Elisabeth MARTIN was born 13 November 1844, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1846 Birth of Child
Pierre MARTIN was born May 1846, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1848 Birth of Child
Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN was born 21 August 1848, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1850 Middlebury, Addison, Vermont
name: Desniere Martin
residence: Middlebury, Addison, Vermont
age: 27 years
calculated birth year: 1823
birthplace: Canada
gender: Female
race (original):
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death month:
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film number: 27446
digital gs number: 4191106
image number: 00272
line number: 8
dwelling house number: 114
family number: 124
marital status:
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Household Gender Age
Peter Martin M 27y
Desniere Martin F 27y
Mary Martin F 7y
Betsy Martin F 6y
Peter Martin M 4y
Cimion Martin F 2m

1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1852 Birth of Child
Philomene MARTIN was born 13 October 1852, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
1854 Birth of Child
Aglae MARTIN was born February 1854, , Vermont, USA
1855 Birth of Child
Joseph MARTIN was born 15 May 1855, Middlebury, Vermont, USA
1857 - Godparent
Godmother to Arthur Martin, 24 Nov 1857, Notre Dame du Rosaire, Saint Hyacinthe, Quebec. Arthur is the son of Jean Baptiste Martin and Aurelie Guertin.

The twenty-fourth November one thousand eight hundred
fifty-seven, we the undersigned pastor
baptized Arthur, born on the same day of the
legitimate marriage of Jean Baptiste Martin
farmer and of Aurélie Guertin of the area.
Godfather Joseph Dufresne who signed below, godmother
Vitaline Desmarais who did not know how to sign.
[Signatures] Jos Desfresne JResther, prst

Born on and Baptized on 24 November 1857
in Notre-Dame du Rosaire, St-Hyacinthe, Québec Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
1857 Birth of Child
Jean Baptiste MARTIN was born June 1857, , Vermont, USA
1857 Death of Child
Marie-Elisabeth MARTIN died 3 June 1857, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1858 Death of Child
Pierre MARTIN died 9 January 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1858 Death of Child
Jean Baptiste MARTIN died 14 May 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1858 Birth of Child
Michel-Hormisdas MARTIN was born 10 August 1858, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1860 Birth of Child
Pierre MARTIN was born 24 June 1860, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire) (Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur)
1864 Death of Spouse/Partner
Pierre MARTIN died 19 April 1864, Roxton Falls, Québec, Canada (Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Roxton)

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1875 - Godparent
There is a baptism record for a Joseph Hermas Trahan, b. 31 Mar 1875, son of Joseph and Hermine Martin, baptised 4 Apr 1875. Godparents: Dominique Trahan and Vitaline Desmarais

Source: Baptisms of St. Joseph Catholic Church, No. Grosvenor Dale, CT, 1872-1990, Pawtucket, RI : American French Genealogical Society, c1992 Page 334.
1876 - Godparent
(From Baptisms of St. Joseph Catholic Church, North Grosvenordale, CT) 'CHAUVIN, Hyacinthe Olivier Joseph. (b) 21 Jun.1876. s/ o Olivier & Aglae Martin. (bapt) 21 Jun.1876. (wit) Hyacinthe Martial & Vitaline Desmarais.'
1877 Death of Child
Pierre MARTIN died 24 November 1877, Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug) (Fabyan) (Mechanicsville)
1891 Canadian Census Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada
Source: ogspi/ 9/ o095_e03.htm#376

1891 census @ca.on.095&1/ 2e family 376
@ca.on.nipissing.bonfield_chisholm_boulter_ferris p90 film T6355 lds1465780
7 TRAHAN {MARTIN} Philomène f 39 widow US Que Que RC farmer
8 TRAHAN Adolphe m 16 - - US Que US RC
son of TRAHAN Auguste & MARTIN Philomene
Adolphe married 1894 @ca.on.nipissing.bonfield.sainte_bernadette_rc to LARIVEE Emmelie dtr of LARIVEE Joseph & SAINT_PIERRE Victoria
'Melia' 14 with parents Bonfield Chisholm Boulter Ferris 1891 census @ca.on.095&1/ 2e family 110
9 TRAHAN Henery m 14 - - Que Que US RC
son of TRAHAN Auguste & MARTIN Philomene
Henri married 1900 to FOISY Rose-Anna dtr of FOISY Joseph & ARCHAMBAULT Julie ( 1874 )
Rosana 8 with parents Bonfield Chisholm Boulter Ferris 1891 census @ca.on.095&1/ 2e family 025
Rose-Anna widow m2 1916 @ca.on.nipissing.bonfield.sainte_bernadette_rc to SASSEVILLE Georges son of SASSEVILLE Jerome & THIBOUTOT Calixte ( married 1876 )
George 10 with...

Name: Mrs P. Martin
Death date: 13 Apr 1895
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Death place: Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario
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Birthplace: Bonfield
Gender: Female
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GSU film number: 1853697
Digital GS number: 4172053
Image number: 208
Reference number: yr 1895 cn 1110
Collection: Ontario Deaths 1869-1947

Marie-Vitaline DESMARAIS - 1895 Death Ste Bernadette Soubirous, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada  Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923, images, FamilySearc
1895 Death
Ste Bernadette Soubirous, Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

"Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923," images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.3.1/ TH-1942-24481-30184-62?cc=1927566&wc=13975759 : accessed 23 Oct 2013), Nipissing Bonfield Ste Bernadette Soubirous Baptisms, marriages, burials 1884-1910 image 154 of 184.

Marie-Vitaline is buried at: Ste. Bernadette Cemetery
Bluesea Road

Bonfield, Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

Added: - Updated: 4/9/2023 8:25:57 PM
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