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Firmin Bernier (1812 - 1891)

Firmin Bernier
Born in Cap-Saint-Ignace, Bas-Canadamap
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Husband of — married 9 Sep 1834 in Cap-Saint-Ignace, Montmagny, Quebec, Canadamap
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Died at age 79 [location unknown]
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Firmin was born about 1812 and passed away about 1891

Firmin Bernier was born on April 20, 1812 in Cap-Saint-Ignace, Bas-Canada, son of Charles Bernier (1782–1840) and Madeleine Gagne (1785–1838).[1]



Firmin (22) married Marie Salomee Caouet (19) (born on March 15, 1815 in Cap St-Ignace, Bas-Canada) on September 9, 1834 in Cap-Saint-Ignace, Montmagny, Quebec, Canada. Their son was Zéphirin Bernier (March 29 1852 – July 30 1926).

1861 census of Canada lists Firmin as father of Seraphine


  1. "Canada Census, 1851", database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2021), Household of Firmin Bernier, 1851.
  • PRDH: Research Programme in Historical Demography (membership): Individu: 740690
  • Québec, registres paroissiaux catholiques, 1621-1979, database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 March 2018), Firmin Bernier in entry for Zéphirin Bernier and Virginie Pitre, 25 Jan 1876, MARRIAGE; citing Notre-Dame, Montréal, Quebec, Canada, nos paroisses de Église Catholique, Quebec (Catholic Church parishes, Quebec); FHL microfilm 1,031,677.

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Bernier-2870 and Bernier-5 appear to represent the same person because: same dates, same spouse
posted by Judith Fry

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