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flag   Jean Baptiste (John)  CAYA

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

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 .
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Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA married flag  Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE-- Date: 30 April 1860 Place: Montréal, Lower Canada
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.


Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE was the daughter of Joseph-Jacques ALEXANDRE and Apolline LEDUC


Marriage: On April 30, 1860 in Notre-Dame

Town/ District: Montreal/ Communaute-Urbaine-De-Montreal

Between Jean-Baptiste Caya and Appolline Alexandre

His parents: Francois Caya and Elisabeth Leclaire

Her parents: Jacques Alexandre and Appolline Leduc

Children:

flag  Marie-Heloise CAYA (b.6 February 1861, Montréal, Lower Canada   d. 28 May 1862, Montréal, Lower Canada )


Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA married immigrant - Canada to US   Adelaide BOURDELAIS-- Date: 19 September 1870 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada
Familysearch.org. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) [database on-line]. Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.


Adelaide BOURDELAIS was the daughter of Joseph BRÊME dit BOURDELAIS and Marie Adelaide (Adee) ÉTHIER


Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1900
name: Jean Baptiste Caya
event: MARRIAGE
event date: 19 Sep 1870
event place: Notre-Dame-de-Montréal, Montréal, Canada
age:
previous spouse: Marie Alexandre
father:
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mother living:
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spouse: Adélaïde Bourdelais
spouse's previous husband: Charles Bouthillier
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spouse's father living:
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reference number: 504
film number: 1031676
digital folder number: 4270700
image number: 00120
source: familysearch.org


Children:

flag   Raoul CAYA (b.28 August 1871, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 4 October 1939, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
m. Marie-Louise-Angelina HOULE 2 October 1899

flag  Alphonsine-Bernardette CAYA (b.18 July 1873, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 8 September 1885, Montréal, Québec, Canada )

immigrant - Canada to US   Marie Adelaide CAYA (b.7 July 1875, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 1 October 1878, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)

immigrant - Canada to US    Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA (b.30 August 1877, Montréal, Québec, Canada   d. 16 May 1941, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA)
m. William TREMBLAY 28 June 1898

flag  Joseph Henri CAYA (b.26 September 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. February 1976, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA)


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Sherbrooke, PQ, Canada - postcard dated 1919
Birth
25 May 1837
Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

Canada 1838 - Levels of illiteracy among the French-speaking people were about 73% in 1838 but reached 88% in the countryside.
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

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

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Canada 1842 - EARTHQUAKE
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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.

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Merrimacke, Hillsborough, New Hampshire (18 Sept 1850)
Joseph Caya, age 48, laborer, born in Canada
Elizabeth Caya, age 44, born in Canada
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Canada Despite diversification of the rural economy, more than 80% of French Canadians were employed in farming in 1850.

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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


Canada 1858 - The Halifax-Truro line begins rail service. Chinese immigrants from California arrive in British Columbia, attracted by the Fraser River Gold Rush.

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1860 Marriage / Partner
Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA and Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE 30 April 1860, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1861 Birth of Child
Marie-Heloise CAYA was born 6 February 1861, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1861 Death of Spouse/Partner
Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE died 23 February 1861, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1862-1863 Montreal City Directory
Page 64
Caya, J. B., shoemaker, 27 Montcalm
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1862 Death of Child
Marie-Heloise CAYA died 28 May 1862, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Canada 1864 - Quebec Conference of 1864 held to discuss Canadian Confederation which will lead to the creation of the Dominion of Canada.

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Canada 1865 - No Draft
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1867-1868 Montreal City Directory
Page 101
Caya, J. Bte., shoemaker, 450 St Mary
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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


1868-1869 Montreal City Directory
Page 114
CAYA, JEAN BAPTISTE, wholesale boot and shoe manufacturer, 450 St Mary
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1869
Caya, Jean Baptiste
Event: Living
Year: 1869
Place: Montreal
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1869-1870 Montreal City Directory
Page 118
CAYA, JEAN BAPTISTE, wholesale boot and shoe manufacturer, 476 St Paul and 397...Read MORE...



1870 Marriage / Partner
Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA and Adelaide BOURDELAIS 19 September 1870, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1870-1871 Montreal City Directory
Page 220
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Canada The 1870s and 1880s are a time of trial for the young Dominion of Canada.
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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.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

1871-1872 Montreal City Directory
Page 260
Caya, J. B. & Co., wholesale boot and shoe manufacturer, 476 St Paul and 397...Read MORE...


World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


1871 Birth of Child
Raoul CAYA was born 28 August 1871, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1872-1873 Montreal City Directory
Page 287
Caya, J. Bte., shoemaker, 393 St Catherine
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1873-1874 Montreal City Directory
Page 280
Caya, J. B., shoe manufacturer, 393 1/ 2 St Catherine
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1873 Birth of Child
Alphonsine-Bernardette CAYA was born 18 July 1873, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1874-1875 Montreal City Directory
Page 294
CAYA, J. B., boot and shoe manufacturer, 108 and 110 McGill, 2nd flat, h. 265 Amherst
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1875-1876 Montreal City Directory
Page 313
CAYA, JEAN B., boot and shoe manufacturer, 300 St Paul, h. 167 Craig
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1875 Birth of Child
Marie Adelaide CAYA was born 7 July 1875, Montréal, Québec, Canada
1876-1877 Montreal City Directory
Page 346
CAYA & ALLARD, boot and shoe manufacturers, 300 St Paul
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1877-1878 Montreal City Directory
Page 329
CAYA & CO, boot and shoe manufactureres, 300 St Paul
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1877 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA was born 30 August 1877, Montréal, Québec, Canada
SOUTHBRIDGE, WORCESTER, MA -- 1878 - 1880/81


1878 Death of Child
Marie Adelaide CAYA died 1 October 1878, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1880 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
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Canada 1880-84 - The Canadian Pacific Railway recruits thousands of underpaid Chinese Labourers.

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1880 Birth of Child
Joseph Henri CAYA was born 26 September 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
1880 Death of Spouse/Partner
Adelaide BOURDELAIS died 5 October 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Death
29 March 1882
Montréal, Québec, Canada


Jean is buried at: Cimetiere Notre-Dame-des-Neiges
4601 Côte-des-Neiges Road

Montréal, Québec, Canada

http://www.cimetierenddn.org/
Name: Caya Jean-Baptiste Spouse: Alexandre Pauline "d" Concession number: 00183 Section: H Date of Arrival: 29/03/1882

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