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Ancestor is complete! immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor  Calixte  PELOQUIN

  (b. 15 January 1842 La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Lower Canada   d. 4 February 1931 Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA )  

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PELOQUIN Genealogy

Calixte PELOQUIN was born 15 January 1842 in La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Lower Canada . Calixte PELOQUIN was the child of Olivier PELOQUIN   and   Esther COURNOYER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine PELOQUIN dit FELIX CREDY and Marguerite DUFAULT (maternal)  Pierre HUS COURNOYER and Marie-Anne SALVAIL

Calixte was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1907.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Catherine CRÉPEAU 16 January 1866 in Sorel, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Catherine CRÉPEAU  was born 4 October 1850 in Sorel, Québec, Canada.  She died 17 January 1907 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA.  She was the daughter of Charles CRÉPEAU and Marie RAJOTTE (RAGEOT).

Calixte PELOQUIN died 4 February 1931 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA.
Details of the family tree of Calixte appear below.
Did You Know? Over time, Quebec 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 Quebec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Quebec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)

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Calixte PELOQUIN married immigrant - Canada to US  female ancestor Catherine CRÉPEAU-- Date: 16 January 1866 Place: Sorel, Lower Canada
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967


Catherine CRÉPEAU was the daughter of Charles CRÉPEAU and Marie RAJOTTE (RAGEOT)




Children:

 male ancestor Napoleon PELOQUIN (b.,   d. , )



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(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

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(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
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Birth
15 January 1842
La Visitation-de-l'Île-Dupas, Québec, Canada (Ile Dupas)



USA 1844 - May 24 – The first electrical telegram is sent over the telegraph by Samuel F. B. Morse from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to the B&O Railroad "outer depot" in Baltimore, Maryland, saying "What hath God wrought".


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.


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.


Canada 1849 - The boundary of the 49th Parallel is extended to the Pacific Ocean. An Act of Amnesty provides for W.L. Mackenzie's return from exile in the U.S.


Canada Despite diversification of the rural economy, more than 80% of French Canadians were employed in farming in 1850.


USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form


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.


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.


Canada 1865 - No Draft


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:


Canada 1866 - The Fenians, a group of radical Irish-Americans organized in New York in 1859 to oppose British presence in Ireland, begin a series of raids on Canadian territory


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


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"


Canada Canada blunders catastrophically in seeking to take over the west without the consent of its inhabitants, especially the Métis of Red River and their leader, the charismatic, troubled Louis Riel.


USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)


Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.


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.


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.


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.


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.


USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.


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.


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.


World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.


World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan


USA 1903 - October - First World Series


Canada 1903 - Canada loses the Alaska boundary dispute when British tribunal representative Lord Alverstone sides with the U.S. (Oct. 20).


USA 1903 - December 17 – Orville Wright flies an aircraft with a petrol engine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in the first documented, successful, controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight.


USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal


World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.


World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.


USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium


Canada Canada's heavy military role in World War I (60,000 dead in a population of 8 million) transforms its society, its politics and its place in the world.


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.


USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.


Canada 1917 - Income tax is introduced in Canada as a temporary wartime measure.


USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.


Canada 1917 - Canadian Government enforced conscription, rioting occurred


Canada 1917 - December 6 - Halifax Explosion: Two freighters collide in Halifax Harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia and cause a huge explosion that kills at least 1,963 people, injures 9,000 and destroys part of the city


Canada 1918 - Women win the right to vote in Canadian federal elections. All provinces follow suit by 1922 except Quebec, which does not give women the right to vote in provincial elections until 1940.


USA 1918 - March 19 – The United States Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time (DST goes into effect on March 31).


World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.


USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:

1866 Marriage / Partner
Calixte PELOQUIN and Catherine CRÉPEAU 16 January 1866, Sorel, Québec, Canada
1907 Death of Spouse/Partner
Catherine CRÉPEAU died 17 January 1907, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA

1920 Woonsocket, Rhode Island

name: Calixte Peloquin
residence: , Providence, Rhode Island
estimated birth year: 1841
age: 79
birthplace: Canada
relationship to head of household: Father
gender: Male
race: White
marital status: Widowed
father's birthplace:
mother's birthplace:
film number: 1821676
digital folder number: 4385048
image number: 00497
sheet number: 29
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Napolion Peloquin M 48y...Read MORE...


1925 Woonsocket, Rhode Island

name: Calixte Peloquin
residence: Woonsocket Ward 05, E.D. 365, Providence, Rhode Island
age: 86
estimated birth date: 1839
place of birth: Canada
relationship to head of household: Father
gender: Male
race: White
page number: 51
line number: 25
film number: 1769848
family number: 376
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Napoleon Peloquin M 54y Canada
Beatrice Peloquin F 18y Rhode Island
Cecilia Peloquin F 17y Rhode...Read MORE...




Canada 1928 - The Supreme Court of Canada rules that the BNA Act does not define women as "persons" and are therefore not eligible to hold public office.


Canada The return to stability in the mid-1920s lasts only briefly as the crash of 1929 plunges the country into economic chaos.


Canada 1929 - The British Privy Council reverses the Supreme Court decision of 1928, and women are legally declared "persons" (Oct. 18). The Great Depression begins. the Workers' Unity League is formed.


World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre


USA 1929 - October 24–29 – Wall Street Crash of 1929: Three multi-digit percentage drops wipe out more than $30 billion from the New York Stock Exchange (10 times greater than the annual budget of the federal government).


1930 Is this him?

name: Calixte Peloquin
event: Census
event date: 1930
event place: Woonsocket, Providence, Rhode Island
gender: Male
age: 86
marital status: Widowed
race: White
birthplace: Canada
estimated birth year: 1844
immigration year: 1910
relationship to head of household: Inmate
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's birthplace: Canada
enumeration district number: 0277
family number:
sheet number and letter: 13B
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1931 Death

name: Calixte Peloquin
gender: Male
burial date:
burial place:
death date: 04 Feb 1931
death place: Howard, Rhode Island
age: 90
birth date: 1841
birthplace:
occupation:
race:
marital status:
spouse's name:
father's name: Oliver Peloquin
father's birthplace:
mother's name: Conmoyer
mother's birthplace:
indexing project (batch) number: B03104-2
system origin: Rhode Island-EASy
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Calixte is buried at:
Precious Blood Cemetery
Woonsocket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 10/15/2015 11:13:58 AM

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