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immigrant - Canada to US    Adelaide  BOURDELAIS

  (b. 12 March 1844Repentigny, Lower Canada   d. 5 October 1880Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 37
Cause of Death: metritis (infection of the uterus after delivery)
Summary: Adelaide BOURDELAIS was born 12 March 1844 in Repentigny, Lower Canada . Adelaide BOURDELAIS was the child of Joseph BRÊME dit BOURDELAIS and Marie Adelaide (Adee) ÉTHIER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph BRÊME dit BOURDELAIS and Marie-Charlotte BRISSET (BRISSETTE) (maternal)  Pierre ÉTHIER and Adelaide SÉVIGNY

Adelaide was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1867.

She married  Charles Augustin BOUTILLET 18 February 1867 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  Charles Augustin BOUTILLET  was born 13 April 1839 in Saint-Jude, Québec, Canada .  He died 20 May 1868 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  He was the son of François BOUTILLET and Sophie CHAPDELAINE dite LARIVIÈRE.

She married  (2) Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA 19 September 1870 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA  was born 25 May 1837 in Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada .  He died 29 March 1882 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .  He was the son of Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR.

Adelaide BOURDELAIS died 5 October 1880 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.
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Adelaide BOURDELAIS married immigrant - Canada to US   Charles Augustin BOUTILLET-- Date: 18 February 1867 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Charles Augustin BOUTILLET was the son of François BOUTILLET and Sophie CHAPDELAINE dite LARIVIÈRE

Charles was 27, a clerk, born in Canada. Adelaide was 23, born in Canada. His parents were Francis and Sophia (Laravire) Boutelle. Her parents were Joseph and Adelaide (Eatier) Boudelais. It was the first marriage for both. They were married by Angelus M. Baret, Catholic Priest.

Groom's Name: Charles Boulette
Groom's Birth Date: 1840
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age: 27
Bride's Name: Adalide Bourdelais
Bride's Birth Date: 1844
Bride's Birthplace:
Bride's Age: 23
Marriage Date: 18 Feb 1867
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
Groom's Father's Name: Francis Boulette
Groom's Mother's Name: Sophia Laraviere
Bride's Father's Name: Joseph Bourdelais
Bride's Mother's Name: Adelaide Etier
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: I01160-9
Syst Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 37
Collection: Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910


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

Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA was the son of Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR

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


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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1867 Marriage / Partner
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1868 Death of Spouse/Partner
Charles Augustin BOUTILLET died 20 May 1868, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1870 Marriage / Partner
Adelaide BOURDELAIS and Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA 19 September 1870, Montréal, Québec, Canada
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Marie Adelaide CAYA died 1 October 1878, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

1880 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
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Name: Boudelais, Adelaide
Res: Southbridge
Date: Oct.5-1880 Age 37
Cause: Metritis
Place ...

Lists Adelaide Bourdelais as married, age 37, died of metritis?, parents Joseph Bourdelais and...Read MORE...

Name: Adelaide Bondelais
Gender: Female
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Death Date: 05 Oct...

1880 Birth of Child
Joseph Henri CAYA was born 26 September 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

Adelaide is buried at: Old Notre Dame/ St. Mary's/ Sacred Heart Cemetery
220 Charlton Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

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