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  (b. 30 August 1877 Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 16 May 1941 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 63
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage

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Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA was born 30 August 1877 in Montréal, Québec, Canada . Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA was the child of Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA   and   Adelaide BOURDELAIS and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR (maternal)  Joseph BRÊME dit BOURDELAIS and Marie Adelaide (Adee) ÉTHIER

Marie-Josephine-Eglentine was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1878.

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

Marie-Josephine-Eglentine  married  William TREMBLAY 28 June 1898 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 14 children. William TREMBLAY  was born 28 June 1878 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville).  William died 17 August 1920 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.  William was the child of Augustin TREMBLAY and Marie-Anastasie BOUCHER.

Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA died 16 May 1941 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .

Occupation: spec maker

Adopted by Albert Maynard and his wife, Lucy Giroux in 1880 (see below)

Caya Family History
Caya Name Meaning
Altered form of French Cailla itself a dialect form of Caille 2 ‘quail’ (or perhaps an altered form of some other similar surname beginning in Caill-) or a habitational name from a minor place called Cailla. Compare Cayo .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Caye, Cala, Cayo, Cain, Caza, Raya, Maya, Cava, Calo, Cail

Details of the family tree of Marie-Josephine-Eglentine appear below.
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Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of William TREMBLAY  William TREMBLAY-- Date: 28 June 1898 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

William TREMBLAY was the child of Augustin TREMBLAY and Marie-Anastasie BOUCHER

Groom's Name: William Tremblay
Groom's Birth Date: 1878
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 20
Bride's Name: Josephine Maynard
Bride's Birth Date: 1878
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 20
Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1898
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name: Augustus Tremblay
Groom's Mother's Name: A. Boucher
Bride's Father's Name: Albert Maynard
Bride's Mother's Name: Lucy Giroux
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: I01161-1
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 40
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910

Children of William TREMBLAY and Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA:

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Lucy Exena TREMBLAY  Lucy Exena TREMBLAY (b.13 March 1900, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 June 1993, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Louis Raoul METRAS 25 November 1929 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Ancestor is complete!flag photo of George Elzear TREMBLAY  George Elzear TREMBLAY (b.14 April 1901, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 22 August 1961, Flint, Michigan, USA)
m. Mary Rose LAMONTAGNE 8 September 1924 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Ancestor is complete!flag photo of Mary Nelida TREMBLAY  Mary Nelida TREMBLAY (b.31 July 1902, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 2 January 1988, Oxford, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Ford Page SHAFER 25 July 1929 in Flint, Michigan, USA

Ancestor is complete!flag photo of William Lionel TREMBLAY  William Lionel TREMBLAY (b.6 October 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 26 August 1969, Manistique, Michigan, USA)
m. Florence LEMELIN 7 November 1924 in Salem, Massachusetts, USA

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Albert Lewis Rodolph TREMBLAY  Albert Lewis Rodolph TREMBLAY (b.24 December 1905, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 14 December 1992, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Beatrice M LECLAIR 23 November 1925 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Wilfred Roland TREMBLAY  Wilfred Roland TREMBLAY (b.14 December 1907, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 16 January 1921, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

Ancestor is complete!flag baby girl ancestor Josephine Lilian TREMBLAY (b.6 April 1909, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 13 April 1909, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

Ancestor is complete!flag photo of Eugene Gregory TREMBLAY  Eugene Gregory TREMBLAY (b.25 May 1910, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 24 February 1959, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Jeanne LEMERY (LEMERIE) 29 June 1936 in Killingly, Connecticut, USA (Danielson) (Dayville) (East Killingly) (Attawaugan) (Ballouville)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Edgar Arthur ("Ben") TREMBLAY  Edgar Arthur ("Ben") TREMBLAY (b.27 December 1911, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 13 August 1977, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Jeannette Marie Louise LIPPE 11 February 1933 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Ancestor is complete!flag photo of Alice Lorraine TREMBLAY  Alice Lorraine TREMBLAY (b.28 April 1913, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 11 November 1977, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Philias J LEFEBVRE 1 July 1932 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Arthur Raymond TREMBLAY  Arthur Raymond TREMBLAY (b.16 July 1914, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 19 September 2008, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA)
m. Dorothy Ruth BISHOP 25 November 1937 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Ancestor is complete!flag baby girl ancestor Leona Camelia TREMBLAY (b.16 July 1915, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 1 October 1915, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

Ancestor is complete!flag baby boy ancestor Charles Edward TREMBLAY (b.12 July 1917, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 11 September 1917, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag photo of Louise Lillian TREMBLAY  Louise Lillian TREMBLAY (b.3 March 1920, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 10 December 2007, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )
m. George Eugene Harmala MELTAUS 10 April 1959 in Pomfret, Connecticut, USA (Abington)

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1877 Birth
30 August 1877
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

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1880 Adoption
Josephine E Caya, adoption, etc. case 10619, Southbridge
Index to Worcester County, Massachusetts, Probate Records July 12, 1731 to July 1, 1881
5/ items/ indextoprobatere04mass/
1880 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
“John B.” is living in Southbridge, Massachusetts at age 40. He is a shoe maker. He is married and his parents were both born in Canada. He is living with his wife, Adelade. Adelade is 36 years old. She is a tailoress. Her parents were born in Canada. The children are: Raoul, 8 or 9, Bernette, 6, and Josephine, 2. All were born in Canada. They are living on Main Street.

name: Josephine Caya
residence: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
birthdate: 1878
birthplace: Canada
relationship to head: Daughter
spouse's name:
spouse's birthplace:
father's name: John B. Caya
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's name: Adelade Caya
mother's birthplace: Canada
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Single
age (expanded): 2 years
nara film number: T9-0566
page: 165
page character: D
entry number: 451
film number: 1254566
Household Gender Age
parent John B. Caya M 40
parent Adelade...

1880 U.S. Census
Josephine was adopted by Albert Maynard and family in 1880. Her name was changed from Josephine Eglentine Caya to Josephine Eglentine Maynard. The date of the name change was Oct. 19, 1880.
List of Persons Whose Names Have Been Changed in Massachusetts 1780 - 1883 By Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of State, Massachusetts Dept. of the State Secretary, Henry Bailey Peirce, Massachusetts General Court, Published 1885, Wright and Potter Printing Company, state printers
Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA - Josephine Caya Maynard Tremblay recorded name change due to adoption
Josephine Caya Maynard Tremblay recorded name change due to adoption
1898 Marriage / Partner
Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA and William TREMBLAY 28 June 1898, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
Southbridge, MA - Josephine Maynard married William Tremblay on June 28, 1898. He is 20. She is 21. Both are spec-makers born in Southbridge. His parents are Augustin and A. Boucher. Her parents are Albert Maynard and Lucy Giroux.

Josephine and William had 14 children.
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910
Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA - Josephine Caya Maynard Tremblay
Josephine Caya Maynard Tremblay
photos belonging to Jeannette Lippe Tremblay
1900 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Maynard, Albert, head, b. May 1853, age 47, b. Canada, married 26 years, b. Canada, year of immigration 1864, alien, occupation: ? painter
Maynard, Lucy, wife, b. Jun 1854, age 45, b. Canada, married 26 years, mother of 0 children
Tremblay, William, son-in-law, b. Jun 1878, age 21, b. MA, married 2 years, occupation: Tozal? Frame
Tremblay, Josephine, daughter, b. Aug 1878, age 21, b. Canada, married 2 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child living
Tremblay, Exena L., daughter, b. Mar 1900, age 3/ 12, b. MA
Giroux, John B., father-in-law, b. July 1833, age 66, widowed, b. Canada

1900 U.S. Census
1900 Birth of Child
Lucy Exena TREMBLAY was born 13 March 1900, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1901 Birth of Child
George Elzear TREMBLAY was born 14 April 1901, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1902 Birth of Child
Mary Nelida TREMBLAY was born 31 July 1902, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1903 Birth of Child
William Lionel TREMBLAY was born 6 October 1903, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1905 Birth of Child
Albert Lewis Rodolph TREMBLAY was born 24 December 1905, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1907 Birth of Child
Wilfred Roland TREMBLAY was born 14 December 1907, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1909 Birth of Child
Josephine Lilian TREMBLAY was born 6 April 1909, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1910 pub/ usgenweb/ census/ ma/ worcester/ 1910/ ed1953-pg030a.txt shows the Tremblay family living at 6A Cohassee Street:

TREMBLEY William Head M W 31 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts . . ENG d?ye maker optical works

TREMBLEY Josephine Wife F W 32 Can/ French Can/ French Can/ French 1879 . ENG none .

TREMBLEY Lucie Daughter F W 10 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . ENG none .

TREMBLEY Elzear Son M W 9 Massachusetts Massachusetts Can/ French . . . none .


1910 U.S. Census
1910 Birth of Child
Eugene Gregory TREMBLAY was born 25 May 1910, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1911 Birth of Child
Edgar Arthur ("Ben") TREMBLAY was born 27 December 1911, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1913 Birth of Child
Alice Lorraine TREMBLAY was born 28 April 1913, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1914 Birth of Child
Arthur Raymond TREMBLAY was born 16 July 1914, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1915 Birth of Child
Leona Camelia TREMBLAY was born 16 July 1915, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1917 Birth of Child
Charles Edward TREMBLAY was born 12 July 1917, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1919 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Tremblay, Exena L, emp A O Co, b William Tremblay's
Tremblay, William (Josephine) (Tremblay & Guertin) also emp A O Co h Fairlawn Ave RFD 1 (William Tremblay and Alfred Guertin) hairdressers 39 Mechanics
1919 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge
1920 Harrington Street, Southbridge, Massachusetts
Tremblay, William, head, age 41, b. MA, parents b. Canada, dye maker at optical company
Tremblay, Josephine E., wife, age 41, b. Canada, year of immigration 1878, naturalized, parents b. Canada
Tremblay, Exena L., daughter, age 19, b. MA, inspecting at optical company
Tremblay, Elzear G., son, age 18, b. MA, machinist at machine shop
Tremblay, Nelida E., daughter, age 17, b. MA, clerical work at optical company
Tremblay, Lionel W., son, age 16, b. MA
Tremblay, Rodolphe A., son, age 14, b. MA
Tremblay, Roland W., son, age 12, b. MA
Tremblay, Eugene G., son, age 9, b. MA
Tremblay, Edgar A., son, age 8, b. MA
Tremblay, Laureine A., daughter, age 6, b. MA
Tremblay, Raymond A., son, age 5, b. MA
Maynard, Albert, father-in-law, age 66, b. Canada, year of immigration 1869, naturalized in 1890, parents b. Canada, painter in carriage shop
1920 U.S. Census
1920 Birth of Child
Louise Lillian TREMBLAY was born 3 March 1920, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1920 Death of Spouse/Partner
William TREMBLAY died 17 August 1920, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
1921 Death of Child
Wilfred Roland TREMBLAY died 16 January 1921, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1928 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Tremblay, Josephine, wid William, h 43 Fairlawn Av
Tremblay, Eugene, emp Am Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av
Tremblay, Exena, bkpr 282 Main, r 43 Fairlawn Av

1928 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge and Sturbridge
1930 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Tremblay, Edgar, student, r 43 Fairlawn Av

Exena, bkpr 282 Main, r 43 Fairlawn Av

Josephine, wid William, h 43 Fairlawn Av
Lorraine, emp Am Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av
1930 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge
Josephine Tremblay, age 52, widowed, b. Canada, living on Fairlawn Ave. in Southbridge, MA. Living with her are: son, Edgar, 18; daughter, Lorraine, 16, laborer in an optical shop; son, Raymond, 15; daughter, Louise, 10. All children were born in MA. Living next door is Josephine's daughter, Exena, 30, storekeeper in a hardware store; and her husband, Louis Metras, 36, superintendent at Blanchard Theater.
1930 U.S. Census
1931 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Tremblay, Josephine, wid William, h 43 Fairlawn Av
Tremblay, Lorraine, emp Am Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av
Tremblay, Edgar, student, r 43 Fairlawn Av
Lippe, Jeannette, emp Am Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av
Tremblay, Raymond, student, r 43 Fairlawn Av
Manning's Southbridge and Sturbridge (Massachusetts) Directory September 1931. Springfield, MA MA: H. A. Manning Co., 1931
Tremblay, Edgar (Jeannette), die mkr Am Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av

Eugene, emp Amp Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av

Josephine, wid William, h 43 Fairlawn Av

Raymond, emp Amp Op Co, r 43 Fairlawn Av
1936 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge
1940 Southbridge, Massachusetts
43 Fairlawn Ave, Southbridge, Massachusetts
Metras Louis, head, 45, b. MA
Metras Lucy, wife, 40, b. MA
Metras Pauline, daughter, 9, b. MA
Metras Arthur, son, 7, b. MA
Metras Suzanne, daughter, 5, b. MA
Tremblay Louise, lodger, 20, b. MA
Tremblay Josephine, mother in law, widow, 62, b. Canada
1940 U.S. Census
Residence: 43 Fairlawn Ave. Southbridge. Died: 16 May 1941. Age 63 years, 8 months, 15 days. Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Town of Southbridge, MA -- microfilm -- Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, MA

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From The Southbridge Evening News, Fri, May 16, 1941

Mrs. Tremblay Dies Suddenly Here Today

Mrs. Josephine Tremblay, 63 of 43 Fairlawn Av., died at her home at 10:20 a.m. following a hemorrhage several hours earlier as she was preparing to leave the home of her son, Rudolph Tremblay of Lebanon hill. Her husband died 20 years ago.

Funeral services, under the direction of Phillipe Dagenais are incomplete. Dr. Stewart M. Gibson and Dr. William E. Langevin attended.

Ten children survive Mrs. Tremblay, including six sons: George and Lionel Tremblay of Flint, Mich.; and Rudolph, Raymond, Edgar and Eugene Tremblay of Southbridge; also four daughters, Mrs. Louis Metras, Southbridge; Mrs. Ford Shafer, Flint, Mich.; Mrs. Lorraine Lefebvre and Miss Louise Tremblay, both of Southbridge.

Mrs. Tremblay was a member of Sacred Heart church.
1941 Death
16 May 1941
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Marie-Josephine-Eglentine is buried at: St. George’s Cemetery
Paige Hill
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/9/2023 8:14:51 PM
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