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HELP! Ancestor is complete! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Elisabeth  HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR

  (b. 31 August 1805 Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. 21 November 1885 Montréal, Québec, Canada )  
Age: 81

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Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR was born 31 August 1805 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada . Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR was the child of Alexis-Clair HOUDE   and   Marie-Angélique CHEVREFILS dite BELISLE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Claude HOUDE and Marie-Marguerite TROTTIER (maternal)  Jean-Joseph CHEVREFILS dit BELISLE and Élisabeth BENOIT dite LAFOREST

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

Elisabeth  married  Joseph CAYA 7 July 1824 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada .  The couple had (at least) 10 children. Joseph CAYA  was born 24 May 1802 in Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre).  Joseph died 9 November 1866 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul).  Joseph was the child of Antoine-Salois CAYA and Marie-Thérèse CARTIER.

Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR died 21 November 1885 in Montréal, Québec, Canada .

Burial info: Late's Name: Houle Eliz.claire Spouse's Name: Caya Concession Number: 00003 Section: A Date of Arrival: 21-11-1885

Houde Name Meaning
French: either from the ancient Germanic personal name Hildo a short form of names based on the element hild ‘battle’ or Audo a short form of names based on the element aud ‘wealth’. Compare Hood 6 Houle 1 and Wood

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

Similar surnames: Houle, Homme, House, Houge, Houze, Bode, Hole, Thode, Hue, Hope

Details of the family tree of Elisabeth appear below.
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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 Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR


Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR married Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Joseph CAYA-- Date: 7 July 1824 Place: Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).

Joseph CAYA was the child of Antoine-Salois CAYA and Marie-Thérèse CARTIER

Paroisse St-Antoine de-Padoue

Children of Joseph CAYA and Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR:

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Joseph CAYA (b.29 April 1825, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Lower Canada   d. 8 July 1847, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada)

flag male ancestor Antoine CAYA (b.19 January 1827, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. 31 October 1914, Hayward, Sawyer, Wisconsin, USA)
m. Ellen O'NEIL 16 July 1854

flag female ancestor Elisabeth CAYA (b.18 November 1829, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Eloise (Héloise) CAYA (b.10 October 1832, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. 8 August 1902, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
m. Louis DUGUAY abt. 1853 in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

flag female ancestor Marie-Thérèse CAYA (b.22 February 1835, Saint-François-du-Lac, Lower Canada  d. , )

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag male ancestor Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA (b.25 May 1837, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada  d. 29 March 1882, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
m. Apolline (Pauline) ALEXANDRE 30 April 1860 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
m. Adelaide BOURDELAIS 19 September 1870 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

Ancestor is complete!flag girl ancestor Philomene CAYA (b.20 November 1839, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada  d. 24 December 1842, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag male ancestor Isaie-Jean CAYA (b.7 August 1844, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada  d. 15 June 1915, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
m. Julia MAINVILLE 1 October 1867 in Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!flag female ancestor Philomene CAYA (b.25 October 1846, Sherbrooke, Lower Canada  d. 6 December 1924, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
m. Joseph MARTEL 28 February 1870 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA

flag male ancestor Octave CAYA (b.abt. 1848, , New Hampshire, USA  d. , )
m. Mary BEAUDOIN 7 January 1873 in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA

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birth1805 Birth
31 August 1805
Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR - 1805 Baptism - La-Baie-Du-Febvre Paroisse St-Antoine-De-Padoue Co. Yamaska, P.Q.
1805 Baptism - La-Baie-Du-Febvre Paroisse St-Antoine-De-Padoue Co. Yamaska, P.Q. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
marriage1824 Marriage / Partner
Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR and Joseph CAYA 7 July 1824, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
Elisabeth HOUDE (HOULE) LECLAIR - 1824 Marriage. Paroisse St-Antoine de-Padoue, Baie Du Febvre, Yamaska, PQ.
1824 Marriage. Paroisse St-Antoine de-Padoue, Baie Du Febvre, Yamaska, PQ. Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection) (Mormon Genealogy Records).
1825 Birth of Child
Joseph CAYA was born 29 April 1825, Baie-du-Fèbvre, Québec, Canada (Saint-Antoine-de-la-Baie-du-Febvre)
1827 Birth of Child
Antoine CAYA was born 19 January 1827, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1829 Birth of Child
Elisabeth CAYA was born 18 November 1829, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1832 Birth of Child
Eloise (Héloise) CAYA was born 10 October 1832, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1835 Birth of Child
Marie-Thérèse CAYA was born 22 February 1835, Saint-François-du-Lac, Québec, Canada
1837 Birth of Child
Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA was born 25 May 1837, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada

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1839 Birth of Child
Philomene CAYA was born 20 November 1839, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
1842 Death of Child
Philomene CAYA died 24 December 1842, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
1844 Birth of Child
Isaie-Jean CAYA was born 7 August 1844, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
1846 Birth of Child
Philomene CAYA was born 25 October 1846, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
1847 Death of Child
Joseph CAYA died 8 July 1847, Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada
1860 Manchester, New Hampshire
Living in Manchester in 1860 according to son's marriage record
1866 Death of Spouse/Partner
Joseph CAYA died 9 November 1866, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
1881 Ste-Jean-Baptiste, Hochelaga, Quebec
Isai CAIA M Male French 33 Quebec Cordonnier Catholique

Julie CAIA M Female French 32 Quebec Catholique

Georgeana CAIA Female French 13 Quebec Catholique

Joseph CAIA Male French 11 Quebec Catholique

Avila CAIA Male French 5 Quebec Catholique

Anna CAIA Female French 4 Quebec Catholique

Raoul CAIA Male French 1 Quebec Catholique

Elizabeth HOULE W Female French 73 Quebec Catholique

Name: Elizabeth Houle
Gender: Female
Age: 73y
Calulated Birth Year: 1808
Birthplace: Quebec
Marital Status: Widowed
Ethnic Origin: French
Religion: Catholique
Head of Household: Isaí Caía
Born During Last Year:
Census Place: St-Jean-Baptiste (Village), Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada
District Number: 91
Sub District: A
Division: 3
Page Number: 60
House Number:...

1881 Canadian Census
1882 Death of Child
Jean Baptiste (John) CAYA died 29 March 1882, Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)
death1885 Death
21 November 1885
Montréal, Québec, Canada (Sault-au-Récollet) (Côte-St-Michel) (Côte-St-Paul)

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