immigrant - Canada to US    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 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.

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   George LECLAIR-- Date: 17 April 1872 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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:
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indexing project (batch) number: I01160-9
system origin: Massachusetts-EASy
source film number: 2047599
reference number: 59


Marie Delima THÉRIAULT married flag  Joseph TREMBLAY-- Date: 15 July 1876 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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 immigrant - Canada to US   Pierre (Peter) PELOQUIN-- Date: 2 January 1884 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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:
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Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
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Bride's Marital Status:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01160-9
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 115
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910


flag  Peter (Pierre) PELOQUIN (b.7 January 1885, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 24 February 1966, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Anna TALBOT 02 August 1905

flag   Marie Louise PELOQUIN (b.22 January 1886, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 7 October 1918, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Omer Joseph LIPPE 4 October 1909

flag   Narcisse (Nelson) PELOQUIN (b.26 February 1890, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. abt. 1942, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Odile LAMOTHE 

flag  Rosanna PELOQUIN (b.15 January 1892, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )
m. Philibert TETRAULT 

flag  Maud PELOQUIN (b.abt. 1896, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 2 February 1897, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

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

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1872 Marriage / Partner
Marie Delima THÉRIAULT and George LECLAIR 17 April 1872, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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1876 Marriage / Partner
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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
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1885 Birth of Child
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1886 Birth of Child
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1892 Birth of Child
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1897 Death of Child
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Name: Delima Theriault Peloquin
Gender: Female
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Death Date: 26 Aug...

Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts

26 Aug 1899, Delima Theriault, wife of Pierre Peloquin, died at the age of 48, of acute hepatitis....Read MORE...

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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