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HELP! Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located immigrant - Canada to US  female ancestor  Adelaide  BOURDELAIS

  (b. 12 March 1844 Repentigny, Lower Canada   d. 5 October 1880 Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 37
Cause of Death: metritis (infection of the uterus after delivery)

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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.

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

Adelaide  married  Charles Augustin BOUTILLET 18 February 1867 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  Charles Augustin BOUTILLET  was born 13 April 1839 in Saint-Jude, Québec, Canada.  Charles Augustin died 20 May 1868 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville).  Charles Augustin was the child of François BOUTILLET and Sophie CHAPDELAINE dite LARIVIÈRE.

Adelaide  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.  Jean Baptiste (John) died 29 March 1882 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  Jean Baptiste (John) was the child of Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR.

Adelaide BOURDELAIS died 5 October 1880 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .

Bourdelais Name Meaning
Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bourgeois, Bourdeau, Boulais, Mordecai, Bouras, Bourdage, Bordes

Details of the family tree of Adelaide 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.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Adelaide BOURDELAIS


Adelaide BOURDELAIS married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant - Canada to US  male ancestor Charles Augustin BOUTILLET-- Date: 18 February 1867 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910

Charles Augustin BOUTILLET was the child 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

Children of Charles Augustin BOUTILLET and Adelaide BOURDELAIS:

Adelaide BOURDELAIS married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag male ancestor Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA-- Date: 19 September 1870 Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA was the child 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

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birth1844 Birth
12 March 1844
Repentigny, Québec, Canada (La Purification-de-Repentigny) (St-Paul-l'Hermite)
1851 Berthier (county), St. Antoine de Lavaltrie
Joseph Bourdelais (Bourdalet), occupation journalier (Day Laborer), birthplace St-Sulpice, religion Catholique, age 40

Angelique Goulet, birthplace St-Paul, religion Catholique, age 38

Adee Bourdelais, birthplace St-Sulpice, age 8
Cordelia Bourdelais, birthplace St-Sulpice, age 3
Lucile Bourdelais, birthplace St-Sulpice, age 1
Joseph Bourdelais, birthplace St-Sulpice, no age listed
1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of 1851 (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada.
1861 Quebec Census -
Montreal {Ste-Marie}, Montreal, Quebec - Sheet 583
Joseph Bourdelais, married, age 50, b. abt. 1811
Angelique Goulet, married, age 46, b. abt. 1815
Adelaide Bourdelais, single, age 17, b. abt. 1844
marriage1867 Marriage / Partner
Adelaide BOURDELAIS and Charles Augustin BOUTILLET 18 February 1867, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
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Adelaide BOURDELAIS - 1867 Marriage. Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.
1867 Marriage. Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910
1868 Death of Spouse/Partner
Charles Augustin BOUTILLET died 20 May 1868, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
marriage1870 Marriage / Partner
Adelaide BOURDELAIS and Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA 19 September 1870, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1871 Birth of Child
Raoul CAYA was born 28 August 1871, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1873 Birth of Child
Alphonsine-Bernardette CAYA was born 18 July 1873, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1875 Birth of Child
Marie Adelaide CAYA was born 7 July 1875, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1877 Birth of Child
Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA was born 30 August 1877, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1878 Death of Child
Marie Adelaide CAYA died 1 October 1878, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
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: Adelade Caya
residence: Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
birthdate: 1844
birthplace: Canada
relationship to head: Wife
spouse's name: John B. Caya
spouse's birthplace: Canada
father's name:
father's birthplace: Canada
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Canada
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Married
age (expanded): 36 years
occupation: Tailoress
nara film number: T9-0566
page: 165
page character: D
entry number: 448
film number: 1254566
Household Gender Age
spouse John B. Caya M 40
Adelade...

1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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Name: Boudelais, Adelaide
Res: Southbridge
Date: Oct.5-1880 Age 37
Cause: Metritis
Place of Burial: Southbridge
Index to Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Town of Southbridge, MA -- microfilm -- Jacob Edwards Library, Southbridge, MA
Lists Adelaide Bourdelais as married, age 37, died of metritis?, parents Joseph Bourdelais and Delaide Aker?
Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910
Name: Adelaide Bondelais
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 05 Oct 1880
Death Place:
Age: 37
Birth Date: 1843
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Bondelais
Father's Name: Joseph Bondelias
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Delaide Akey
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01161-2
Syst Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 2047599
Reference Number: 56
Collection: Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910 (Mormon Genealogy Records)
death1880 Death
5 October 1880
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)
1880 Birth of Child
Joseph Henri CAYA was born 26 September 1880, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Globe) (Lensdale) (Saundersdale) (Shuttleville)

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