Mary L.  Blanchette

Mary L. Blanchette (1829 - 1908)

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Mary L. Blanchette
Born in La Presentation, St Hyacinthe, Quebecmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Worcester County, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Worcester County, Massachusettsmap
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Biography

Mary L. Blanchette was born to Jean Baptiste and Marie Rose (Bissonnette) Blanchette on 8 July 1829 in Quebec., baptized on October 24, 1829 and her godparents were Louis Bissonette and Marie Lherault.[1] She and her family lived in La Presentation / St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. These two municipalities are adjacent.

Marie became the second wife of Pierre Richard on 14 Jun 1851 in Spencer, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

[1860 Census record for Richard family in Spencer, Massachusetts][2]
[1870 Census record for Richard family in Spencer, Massachusetts][3]
[1880 Census Record for Richard family in Spencer, Massachusetts][4]
[1900 Census record for Peter Richard family in Spencer, Massachusetts][5]

Children of Pierre (Peter) and Marie/Mary (Blanchette) Richard were:

1. Clarissa Richard, b. 17 Nov 1851[6]
2. Peter Napoleon Richard, b. 29 May 1854[7]
3. Julia Richard, b. 1856-1856[8]
4. Jean Baptiste Richard, b. 11 Aug 1857[9] - 1938
5. Albert Richard, b. 14 Jul 1859[10]
6. Almira Richard, b. 1862
7. Salina Richard, b. 1865

Mary passed away on 8 July 1908 in Worcester, Massachusetts.[11]

Sources

  1. Drouin Collection, record # d1p_03520516
  2. "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9B9V-9M34?cc=1473181&wc=QZ2C-N49%3A1589422209%2C1589422207%2C1589429367 : 8 April 2016), Massachusetts - Worcester - image 46 of 70; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6L97-HL8?cc=1438024&wc=92KF-DP2%3A518657101%2C519404101%2C518832101 : 22 May 2014), Massachusetts > Worcester > image 16 of 100; citing NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YBV-92F3?cc=1417683&wc=QZ24-WVW%3A1589405656%2C1589405773%2C1589402839%2C1589406395 : 24 December 2015), Massachusetts > Worcester > Spencer > image 35 of 51; citing NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-63JW-7J8?cc=1325221&wc=9B7Y-MJ3%3A1030549901%2C1033707901%2C1035445201 : 5 August 2014), Massachusetts > Worcester > image 31 of 32; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4P5-D59 : 13 July 2016), Mary Richard in entry for Clarissa Richard, 17 Nov 1851; citing Birth, Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 2,196,869.
  7. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4P5-F8F : 13 July 2016), Mary L Richards in entry for Peter Napoleon Richards, 29 May 1854; citing Birth, Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 2,196,869.
  8. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7TH-78B : 10 December 2014), Mary L. Richards in entry for Julia Richards, 20 Oct 1856; citing Spencer, Massachusetts, 50, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 960,172.
  9. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4P5-VN1 : 13 July 2016), Mary Richards in entry for John Richards, 11 Aug 1857; citing Birth, Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 2,196,869.
  10. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4P5-2V8 : 13 July 2016), Mary Richards in entry for Albert Richards, 14 Jul 1859; citing Birth, Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 2,196,869.
  11. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NWB5-HV5 : 10 December 2014), Marie Richard, 08 Jul 1908; citing Worcester,,Massachusetts, 434, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,257,593.

Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989



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