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  (b. 25 May 1837 Sherbrooke, Lower Canada   d. 29 March 1882 Montréal, Québec, Canada )  

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CAYA Genealogy

Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA was born 25 May 1837 in Sherbrooke, Lower Canada. Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA was the child of Joseph CAYA   and   Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Antoine-Salois CAYA and Marie-Thérèse CARTIER (maternal)  Alexis-Clair HOUDE and Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE 30 April 1860 in Montréal, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE  was born 22 December 1839 in La Prairie, Québec, Canada (St-Philippe) (St-Jean-François-Régis).  She died 23 February 1861 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  She was the daughter of Joseph-Jacques ALEXANDRE and Apolline LEDUC.

He married  (2) Adelaide BOURDELAIS 19 September 1870 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Adelaide BOURDELAIS  was born 12 March 1844 in Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny).  She died 5 October 1880 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.  She was the daughter of Joseph BRÊME dit BOURDELAIS and Marie Adelaide (Adee) ÉTHIER.

Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA died 29 March 1882 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .
Details of the family tree of Jean 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.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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  • Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA
    1837 Baptism. Sherbrooke Cathedral St-Michel Co. Sherbrooke, P.Q.
    (CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
  • 1837 Birth
    25 May 1837
    Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
  • Merrimacke, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (18 Sept 1850)
    Joseph Caya, age 48, laborer, born in Canada
    Elizabeth Caya, age 44, born in Canada
    John Caya, age 12, born in Canada, attends school
    Isaie Caya, age 6, born in Canada, attends school
    Joseph Caya, age 2, born in New Hampshire
    Eliza Caya, age 18, born in Canada
    Hannah Caya, age 20, born in Canada
    Mary Caya, age 16, born in Canada
    Philomene Caya, age 4, born in Canada

    1850 U.S. Census
  • Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA
    1860 Marriage. Notre Dame De Montreal, P.Q.
    (CANADA) - Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
  • 1860 Marriage / Partner
    Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA and Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE 30 April 1860, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • 1861 Death of Spouse/Partner
    Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE died 23 February 1861, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • 1861 Birth of Child
    Marie-Heloise CAYA was born 6 February 1861, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 5/10/2016 8:42:34 AM

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