immigrant - Canada to US    Rose  DEMERS

  (b. 17 June 1810 Saint-Luc, Lower Canada   d. 5 May 1877 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 69
Cause of Death: fever

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Rose DEMERS was born 17 June 1810 in Saint-Luc, Lower Canada. Rose DEMERS was the child of Joseph DEMERS and and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph DEMERS dit CHEFDEVILLE and Marie-Anne PAQUET dite LARIVIERE (maternal)  Louis FRECHETTE and Marie-Thecle DUBOIS

Rose was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1864.

She married  Jean Baptiste David BOUCHER 12 January 1830 in Saint-Luc, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Jean Baptiste David BOUCHER  was born 17 January 1807 in Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada.  He died 2 April 1877 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  He was the son of Jean-Louis BOUCHER and Marie Louise (Elizabeth) LAREAU.

Rose DEMERS died 5 May 1877 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.
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Rose DEMERS married immigrant - Canada to US   Jean Baptiste David BOUCHER-- Date: 12 January 1830 Place: Saint-Luc, Lower Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.

Jean Baptiste David BOUCHER was the son of Jean-Louis BOUCHER and Marie Louise (Elizabeth) LAREAU


immigrant - Canada to US   David BOUCHER (b.17 November 1830, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. 10 September 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Julie MOREAU 2 June 1851
m. Martha LAROSE 17 July 1899

immigrant - Canada to US   Rose BOUCHER (b.30 June 1832, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. 24 June 1879, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Joseph LUC 7 January 1857

flag  Euphronsine BOUCHER (b.abt. 1833, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )
m. Joseph MCDERMOTT 27 November 1855

flag  Moise (Moyse) BOUCHER (b.9 February 1836, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. , )
m. Angélique CYR 7 January 1857

immigrant - Canada to US   Alfred BOUCHER (b.30 August 1839, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. 20 October 1896, Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Marguerite LEFEBVRE 1859
m. Celina MOREAU-DESOURDIT 12 February 1866

immigrant - Canada to US   Philomene BOUCHER (b.13 May 1841, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. 20 December 1883, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Pierre BENJAMIN 10 May 1858

immigrant - Canada to US   Sophie Helena BOUCHER (b.12 April 1843, Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. 13 October 1874, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. François CHALOUX (CHALON) 20 November 1863

flag  Marie-Louise BOUCHER (b.26 April 1845 , Saint-Luc, Lower Canada  d. bef. 1851?, , Québec Province, Canada )

flag  Hubert BOUCHER (b.24 May 1847, Iberville, Lower Canada   d. , )

flag  Marie-Anastasie BOUCHER (b.9 May 1849, Iberville, Lower Canada   d. 27 August 1886, Franklin Centre, Québec, Canada )
m. Augustin TREMBLAY 14 September 1873

immigrant - Canada to US   Josephine BOUCHER (b.abt. 1850, , Québec Province, Canada   d. bet. 1890-1900, , Massachusetts, USA)
m. Paul FORCIER 28 July 1873

immigrant - Canada to US   Mathilda BOUCHER (b.abt. 1853, , Québec Province, Canada   d. 25 February 1881, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. François (Francis) LAVALLEE 26 January 1870

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17 June 1810
Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada

Canada 1812 - War of 1812 - second invasion of Canada by Americans (
At the outbreak of hostilities, the U.S. Army was a poorly equipped force of fewer than 7,000 men,...Read MORE...

Canada When the next American invaders arrive in 1812, they are fought to a stand-still at the battles of Queenston Heights, Chateauguay and Lundy's Lane, setting boundaries that remain today.

Canada: A People's History ( history/ ) -

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...

Canada 1818 - Canada's border is defined as the 49th Parallel from Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains. about/ links/ resources/ canadian-history/ 1800-to-1867.html -

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie...Read MORE...

1830 Marriage / Partner
Rose DEMERS and Jean Baptiste David BOUCHER 12 January 1830, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
Canada By 1830, the struggle for democratic government in the colonies of British North America has reached fever pitch.
As the colonies grow in wealth and population, a generation of charismatic reformers -- Joseph Howe ...Read MORE...

1830 Birth of Child
David BOUCHER was born 17 November 1830, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

1832 Birth of Child
Rose BOUCHER was born 30 June 1832, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
1836 Birth of Child
Moise (Moyse) BOUCHER was born 9 February 1836, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...

Canada 1836 - Opening of the first railway in Canada from La Prairie to St. Jean, Quebec
On July 21, 1836, cheers filled the air as a wood-burning steam locomotive chugged out of La...Read MORE...

Canada 1837 - After an unsuccessful rebellion, the leaders escape to the U.S.
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USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

Canada 1838 - Levels of illiteracy among the French-speaking people were about 73% in 1838 but reached 88% in the countryside.
This reflected not only inconsistencies in the provision of schooling in Lower Canada and a lack of ...Read MORE...

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre. - January 2, 1839

1839 Birth of Child
Alfred BOUCHER was born 30 August 1839, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
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Canada 1841 - February 11 – Act of Union - The two colonies of The Canadas are merged into the United Province of Canada. -

1841 Birth of Child
Philomene BOUCHER was born 13 May 1841, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada

Canada 1842 - EARTHQUAKE
From the Quebec Mercury of Nov. 10 -

The Canadien of last evening gives the following account...

1843 Birth of Child
Sophie Helena BOUCHER was born 12 April 1843, Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada

1845 Birth of Child
Marie-Louise BOUCHER was born 26 April 1845 , Saint-Luc, Québec, Canada
USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...

1847 Birth of Child
Hubert BOUCHER was born 24 May 1847, Iberville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Athanase-de-Bleury)
USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...

USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

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1849 Birth of Child
Marie-Anastasie BOUCHER was born 9 May 1849, Iberville, Québec, Canada (Saint-Athanase-de-Bleury)
Canada Despite diversification of the rural economy, more than 80% of French Canadians were employed in farming in 1850. 2010/ 10/ seigneurial-system-and-settlement.html -


David Boucher, male, age 46, b. abt 1806 in Bas Canada, living in St Alexandre, Rouville County,...Read MORE...

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

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

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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. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

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

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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. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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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). - July 3, 1863

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

David Boucher, 60, b. Canada, laborer
Rosalie Boucher, 56, b. Canada
Eubu (Hubert) Boucher, 16,...

Canada 1865 - No Draft
The Canadians do not appear to like drafting for military service on the border. The Quebec News of ...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
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Canada 1867 - Canada becomes a sovereign nation by an act of the British Parliament (the British North America Act). Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick are united as the Dominion of Canada. Sir John A. Macdonald becomes the first prime minister


Southbridge, MA lists the following people. Is (Stazie) Thresa?:

David Busha Southbridge,...

Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.
The country's first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, faces economic depression in the...Read MORE...

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
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1874 Death of Child
Sophie Helena BOUCHER died 13 October 1874, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

1877 Death

Name: Rosa Bushie
Gender: Female
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Death Date: 05 May 1877
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Rosa Bushie, died May 5, 1877 in Southbridge of Fever at the age of 69. She was born in Canada. Her ...Read MORE...

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


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