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HELP! immigrant - Canada to US  female ancestor  Marie  PELOQUIN

  (b. 7 November 1859 Sorel, Lower Canada   d. 24 April 1911 Putnam, Connecticut, USA )  

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Marie PELOQUIN was born 7 November 1859 in Sorel, Lower Canada

Marie PELOQUIN was the child of Pierre PELOQUIN dit FELIX CREDY   and   Adelaide (Delia) JANTON (GENTON) dite DAUPHINÉ (DAUPHINAIS) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  François PELOQUIN dit FELIX CREDY and Geneviève TESSIER (maternal)  Noel JANTON dit DAUPHINÉ (DAUPHINAIS) and Marie-Anne-Louise BEAUBIEN dite TROTTIER

Marie was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1872.

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

Marie  married  Leon RHEIMS .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Leon RHEIMS  was born abt. 1858 in Paris, France.  Leon died 28 February 1896 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville). 

Marie  married  (2) Joseph ST GERMAIN 26 February 1900 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Joseph ST GERMAIN  was born August 1872 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  Joseph was the child of Joseph ST GERMAIN and Marguerite KINGSLEY.

Marie PELOQUIN died 24 April 1911 in Putnam, Connecticut, USA.
Details of the family tree of Marie appear below.

Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

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Did You Know?Québec Généalogie - Did you know? Throughout 17th century Quebec, it was not uncommon to see older men marrying young girls. Such unions were auhtorized because women were, for a long time, far less numerous than men in the colony.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Marie PELOQUIN


Marie PELOQUIN married immigrant flag male ancestor Leon RHEIMS-- Place: 

Children of Leon RHEIMS and Marie PELOQUIN:

Marie PELOQUIN married flag male ancestor Joseph ST GERMAIN-- Date: 26 February 1900 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Joseph ST GERMAIN was the child of Joseph ST GERMAIN and Marguerite KINGSLEY

Marriage - Joseph St. Germain, age 28, of Worcester and Mary Rheims Peloquin, age 40, of Southbridge. Joseph is a spec-maker. Both were born in Canada. Joseph's parents are Joseph and Margaret Kingsley. Mary's parents are Pierre and Delayde Doufanais. This is Joseph's 1st marriage and Mary's 2nd marriage.

Groom's Name: Joseph St.Germain
Groom's Birth Date: 1872
Groom's Birthplace: Canada
Groom's Age: 28
Bride's Name: Mary Rheims
Bride's Birth Date: 1860
Bride's Birthplace: Canada
Bride's Age: 40
Marriage Date: 26 Feb 1900
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name: Joseph
Groom's Mother's Name: Margaret Kingsley
Bride's Father's Name: Pierre
Bride's Mother's Name: Delayde Donfanais
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: M02748-2
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1843724
Reference Number: P353 L17
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

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birth1859 Birth
7 November 1859
Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)

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1880 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
1880 US Census, Southbridge, MA, Adelaide Pelica, age 68 (b. abt 1812), widowed, keeping house. Living with her are: son, Louis, age 24, print worker; daughter, Mary, age 21, works in woolen mill; daughter, Catherine, age 20, works in woolen mill. All were born in Canada.

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1887 Birth of Child
Marie Elisabeth RHEIMS was born 7 November 1887, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1888 Death of Child
Marie Elisabeth RHEIMS died 7 August 1888, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
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1889 Birth of Child
Agnes RHEIMS was born 14 February 1889, Pownal, Vermont, USA

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1892 Birth of Child
Joseph Gustave RHEIMS was born 21 July 1892, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1894 Birth of Child
Francis Leon RHEIMS was born 11 May 1894, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1895 Birth of Child
Joseph Henri RHEIMS was born 25 August 1895, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1896 Death of Spouse/Partner
Leon RHEIMS died 28 February 1896, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
marriage1900 Marriage / Partner
Marie PELOQUIN and Joseph ST GERMAIN 26 February 1900, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
Living on Foster St. in Southbridge, MA are the following:
Joseph St. Germain, age 27, b. Aug. 1872, Canada, year of immigration 1896
wife, Marie, age 40, b. Feb 1860, Canada, year of immigration 1872.
They have been married for less than a year. Marie has 5 children from a previous marriage, 3 are living. They are living here with their mother and step-father.
Agnes Rehims, age 11, b. Feb 1889, Vermont
Gustave, age 7, b. July 1892, MA
Henri, age 4, b. Aug. 1895.
The children's father was born in France. Their mother was born in Canada.
1900 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1901 Birth of Child
Marie Albina ST GERMAIN was born 20 April 1901, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

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Living on River St. in Putnam, CT are the following:
Joseph St. Germain, age 39, b. Canada, year of immigration 1896
wife, Mary P., age 45, b. Canada, year of immigration 1870.
They have been married for 11 years. Marie has 6 children, 4 are living.
daughter, Albina, age 10, b. CT
son, Joseph Rehims, age 17, b. MA, father b. France, mother b. Canada
daughter, Agnes Rehims, age 21, b. MA, father b. France, mother b. Canada
son, Henry, age 15, b. MA, father b. France, mother b. Canada
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Sorel, Québec, Canada (Saint-Pierre)
Rue du-Roi, Sorel, Que
Name: Marie Peloquin St Germain
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 24 Apr 1911
Death Place: Putnam, Connecticut
Age: 50
Birth Date: 1861
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Joseph
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03747-5
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3360
Reference ID: 241

'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7JW-G5M : 9 February 2018), Marie Peloquin St Germain, 24 Apr 1911; citing Putnam, Connecticut, reference 241; FHL microfilm 3,360. (Mormon Genealogy Records)

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