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Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located immigrant - Canada to US  female ancestor  Marie Delima  THÉRIAULT

  (b. 10 October 1851 Lacolle, Lower Canada   d. 26 August 1899 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 48
Cause of Death: acute hepatitis

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Marie Delima THÉRIAULT was born 10 October 1851 in Lacolle, Lower Canada . Marie Delima THÉRIAULT was the child of Pierre (Peter) THÉRIAULT   and   Marie Marguerite (Margaret) SUPRENANT (SURPRENANT) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Pierre THÉRIAULT and Madeleine-Rosalie NADEAU (maternal)  Pierre SURPRENANT and Marie-Madeleine GERVAIS

Marie Delima was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1856.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  George LECLAIR 17 April 1872 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  George LECLAIR  was born abt. 1852 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  He died bef. 15 July 1876 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA. 

She married  (2) Joseph TREMBLAY 15 July 1876 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  Joseph TREMBLAY  was born abt. 1857 in Québec Province, Canada (Quebec).  He died 8 September 1881 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  He was the son of Joseph TREMBLAY and Phoebe Marie GARCEAU.

She married  (3) Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN 2 January 1884 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN  was born 3 September 1853 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  He died 3 September 1921 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  He was the son of Pierre PELOQUIN dit FELIX CREDY and Adelaide (Delia) JANTON (GENTON) dite DAUPHINÉ (DAUPHINAIS).

Marie Delima THÉRIAULT died 26 August 1899 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie Delima THÉRIAULT

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Marie Delima THÉRIAULT married immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor George LECLAIR-- Date: 17 April 1872 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

She was 20 at the time of this marriage.

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: George L. Leclair
groom's birth date: 1852
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 20
bride's name: Delania Terria
bride's birth date: 1852
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 20
marriage date: 17 Apr 1872
marriage place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
groom's father's name: Lewis Leclair
groom's mother's name: Margaret
bride's father's name: Peter Terria
bride's mother's name: Margaret
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: I01160-9
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 2047599
reference number: 59


Marie Delima THÉRIAULT married flag male ancestor Joseph TREMBLAY-- Date: 15 July 1876 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Joseph TREMBLAY was the son of Joseph TREMBLAY and Phoebe Marie GARCEAU

She was 24 at the time of this marriage.

Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910
groom's name: Joseph Tromblay
groom's birth date: 1855
groom's birthplace:
groom's age: 21
bride's name: Delima Theriault
bride's birth date: 1852
bride's birthplace:
bride's age: 24
marriage date: 15 Jul 1876
marriage place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
groom's father's name: Joseph Tromblay
groom's mother's name: Phebe
bride's father's name: Peter Theriault
bride's mother's name: Margaret
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: I01160-9
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 2047599
reference number: 82


Marie Delima THÉRIAULT married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN-- Date: 2 January 1884 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN was the son of Pierre PELOQUIN dit FELIX CREDY and Adelaide (Delia) JANTON (GENTON) dite DAUPHINÉ (DAUPHINAIS)

Peter Peloquin Jr. married Delima Tremblay. Both are living in Southbridge. Both are 31. He is a laborer. She is a mill operative. Both were born in Canada. His parents are Peter and Adelaide. Her parents are Joseph and Margaret Theriault. It is his first marriage and her second marriage.

Groom's Name: Peter Jr. Peloquin
Groom's Birth Date: 1853
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 31
Bride's Name: Delima Tremblay
Bride's Birth Date: 1853
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 31
Marriage Date: 02 Jan 1884
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name: Peter Peloquin
Groom's Mother's Name: Adelaide
Bride's Father's Name: Joseph Therrault
Bride's Mother's Name: Margaret
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01160-9
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 115
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910


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1851 Baptism. Lacolle Paroisse St-Bernard Co. St-Jean, P.Q.
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marie Delima THÉRIAULT
Pierre Theriault & family
(CANADA) - 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia

Marie Delima THÉRIAULT
1872 Marriage. Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Marie Delima THÉRIAULT
1876 Marriage. Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Marie Delima THÉRIAULT
Died August 26, 1899. Age 48. Cause of Death: Acute Hepatitis. Place of Burial: Southbridge.
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10 October 1851
Lacolle, Québec, Canada (Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle)

1851 Huntingdon (county), St. Bernard de Lacolle parish

Pierre Teriau, occupation farmer, birthplace Quebec, religion Roman Catholic, age 49
Marguerite Teriau, birthplace St. Jacques, religion Roman Catholic, age 38
David Teriau, occupation laborer, birthplace Sorel, age 23
Jeremie Teriau, birthplace LaColle, age 19
Gilbert Teriau, birthplace LaColle, age 11
Julien Teriau, birthplace LaColle, age 9
Joseph Teriau, birthplace LaColle, age 4
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USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations

Canada 1854 - The French seigneurial system of land tenancy is finally abolished in Canada East

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.

Canada 1857 - Ottawa chosen by Queen Victoria as the capital of the united colony of Canada

Canada 1858 - The Halifax-Truro line begins rail service. Chinese immigrants from California arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold Rush.

USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.

1860 Southbridge, MA

NOTE: Not positive these are the right people
Peter Perry or Terry, age 48, day laborer, b. Canada
Margaret, age 48, b. Canada
Gilbert, age 14 or 19, works in factory, b. Canada
Jerry?, age 16, works in factory, b. Canada
Joseph, age 11, works in factory, b. Canada
Emily, age 8, b. Canada
1860 U.S. Census

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

1865 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

Peter Thereo, 63, b. Canada, married, laborer
Margaret Thereo, 52, b. Canada, married
Delema Thereo, 13, b. Canada, single
(MA) 1865 Massachusetts Census

1870 Southbridge, MA

The 1870 US Census shows a Jerry Terrio, age 37, living in Southbridge, MA. He is a fireman. Living with him are: Octavia, 35, keeping house; Margaret, 57, at home; Delia (is this Delima?), 18, works in a cotton mill; Ramie (male), age 14, works in a cotton mill; Eliza, age 13, works in a cotton mill; Henry, age 11, works in a cotton mill; Emery, age 7, at home; Delia, age 3, at home; Maud, age 2, at home; Clifford, age 2/ 12, at home. The...Read MORE...

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USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

Canada 1880-84 - The Canadian Pacific Railway recruits thousands of underpaid Chinese Labourers.

1872 Marriage / Partner
Marie Delima THÉRIAULT and George LECLAIR 17 April 1872, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1876 Marriage / Partner
Marie Delima THÉRIAULT and Joseph TREMBLAY 15 July 1876, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1880 Foster St., Southbridge, MA

The 1880 US Census shows Jerry Tarreo, widowed, age 47, living on Foster Street in Southbridge, MA. He is a boiler tender. Living with him are: son, Emery, age 18, works in cotton mill; daughter, Delia, age 14, works in cotton mill; son, Clifford, age 10, at school; son, Edmund, age 8, at school; mother, Margaret, age 77, keeping house.

Living next to them are: Augustus Trombley, age 24, works in cotton mill; wife, Delia, age 23, keeping...Read MORE...

1881 Death of Spouse/Partner
Joseph TREMBLAY died 8 September 1881, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1884 Marriage / Partner
Marie Delima THÉRIAULT and Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN 2 January 1884, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA


Groom: Peloquin, Peter, Jr. Southbridge
Bride: Tremblay, Delima, Southbridge
Date: Jan 2-1884
Married By: Rev. Jos. M. Rioux, Southbridge

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USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

Canada 1885 - November 7 - Canadian Pacific railroad completed (Montreal to Vancouver)

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

Canada 1889 - The first Canadian troops sent overseas participate in the Boer War in South Africa (Oct. 30).

Canada 1890 - Free land for large families

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

Canada Massive waves of immigration, a headlong economic boom with the growth of prairie agriculture and urban industry transform Canada between 1896 and 1915.

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

1885 Birth of Child
Peter (Pierre) PELOQUIN was born 7 January 1885, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1886 Birth of Child
Marie Louise PELOQUIN was born 22 January 1886, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1890 Birth of Child
Narcisse (Nelson) PELOQUIN was born 26 February 1890, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1892 Birth of Child
Rosanna PELOQUIN was born 15 January 1892, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1897 Death of Child
Maud PELOQUIN died 2 February 1897, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA


Name: Delima Theriault Peloquin
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 26 Aug 1899
Death Place:
Age: 48
Birth Date: 1851
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Pierre Peloquin
Father's Name: Theriault
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Surprenant
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01161-0
Syst Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number:...

Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

26 Aug 1899, Delima Theriault, wife of Pierre Peloquin, died at the age of 48, of acute hepatitis. She was born in Canada, daughter of ___ Theriault and ___ Suprenant.
(MA) - Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Mention of her death is found in the Aug 31, 1899 edition of The Southbridge Journal.

The funeral of Mrs. Louis Peloquin was held Monday morning at 8 o'clock from Notre Dame church. Rev. George E. Brochu officiated. There were many beautiful flowers. Gilbert Terrio, Louis Peloquin, Joseph Simpson and A. Hetu were bearers. Burial was in Notre Dame cemetery.

Marie is buried at: Old Notre Dame/ St. Mary's/ Sacred Heart Cemetery
220 Charlton Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

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