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  (b. 1 May 1784 Saint-François-du-Lac, Province of Québec, Canada   d. 22 March 1858 Sherbrooke, Lower Canada )  

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Michel CAYA was born 1 May 1784 in Saint-François-du-Lac, Province of Québec, Canada. Michel CAYA was the child of Joseph CAYA (CAILLA)   and   Elisabeth Isabelle BOUDREAU LANDRY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph CAYA (CAILLA) and Marie-Anne TROTTIER dite BEAUBIEN (maternal)  Jean Baptiste BOUDREAU LANDRY and Marguerite COMEAU

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Marie-Angélique HOUDE 6 February 1809 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 12 children. Marie-Angélique HOUDE  was born 25 April 1791 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre).  She was the daughter of Alexis-Clair HOUDE and Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE.

Michel CAYA died 22 March 1858 in Sherbrooke, Lower Canada.
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Michel CAYA

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Michel CAYA married flag  Marie-Angélique HOUDE-- Date: 6 February 1809 Place: Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Marie-Angélique HOUDE was the daughter of Alexis-Clair HOUDE and Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE


flag  Michel CAYA (b.23 December 1809, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  Julie CAYA (b.3 May 1811, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  Michel CAYA (b.14 July 1812, , Québec Province, Canada   d. , )

flag  Scholastique CAYA (b.2 September 1814, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. , )

flag  Elisabeth CAYA (b.2 September 1814, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. , )

flag  Marie-Josephte CAYA (b.10 August 1818, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. , )

flag  Isabelle CAYA (b.28 January 1821, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  Louis CAYA (b.28 February 1823, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  Louis CAYA (b.8 June 1825, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  Moise (Moyse) CAYA (b.24 July 1828, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

flag  William CAYA (b.3 April 1831, Trois-Rivières, Lower Canada   d. , )

flag  Louise-Adelina CAYA (b.30 March 1834, Trois-Rivières, Lower Canada   d. , )

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

Michel CAYA
1809 marriage
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967

Michel CAYA
(CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
1 May 1784
Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

Canada 1791 - The Constitutional Act divides Québec into Upper and Lower Canada

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire

Canada 1812 - War of 1812 - second invasion of Canada by Americans (

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.

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.

Canada 1818 - Canada's border is defined as the 49th Parallel from Lake of the Woods to the Rocky Mountains.

Canada By 1830, the struggle for democratic government in the colonies of British North America has reached fever pitch.

1809 Marriage / Partner
Michel CAYA and Marie-Angélique HOUDE 6 February 1809, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
1809 Birth of Child
Michel CAYA was born 23 December 1809, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1811 Birth of Child
Julie CAYA was born 3 May 1811, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1812 Birth of Child
Michel CAYA was born 14 July 1812, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
1814 Birth of Child
Elisabeth CAYA was born 2 September 1814, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
1814 Birth of Child
Scholastique CAYA was born 2 September 1814, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
1818 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephte CAYA was born 10 August 1818, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
1821 Birth of Child
Isabelle CAYA was born 28 January 1821, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1823 Birth of Child
Louis CAYA was born 28 February 1823, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1825 Birth of Child
Louis CAYA was born 8 June 1825, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1828 Birth of Child
Moise (Moyse) CAYA was born 24 July 1828, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1831 Birth of Child
William CAYA was born 3 April 1831, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

1834 Baptism of Child

Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1900
name: Marie Louise Délima
event: BAPTISM
event date: 31 Mar 1834
event place: Notre-Dame-de-Montréal, Montréal, Canada
previous spouse:
father: Michel Caya
father living:
mother: Marie Angélique Clere Houle
mother living:
parents' residence: De Cette Ville
spouse's previous husband:
spouse living:
spouse's father:
spouse's father living:
spouse's...

1834 Birth of Child
Louise-Adelina CAYA was born 30 March 1834, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

Canada 1836 - Opening of the first railway in Canada from La Prairie to St. Jean, Quebec

Canada 1837 - After an unsuccessful rebellion, the leaders escape to the U.S.

Canada 1838 - Levels of illiteracy among the French-speaking people were about 73% in 1838 but reached 88% in the countryside.

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

Canada 1841 - February 11 – Act of Union - The two colonies of The Canadas are merged into the United Province of Canada.

Canada 1842 - August 9 – The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains. (Wikipedia)

Canada 1842 - EARTHQUAKE

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.

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

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

22 March 1858
Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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