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Charles Blanchette (1828 - 1906)

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Charles Blanchette aka Blanchet
Born in Lotbinière, Québec, Bas-Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Lotbinière, Bas-Canadamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, L'Amiante, Québec, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Apr 2017
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Genealogically Defined

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Biography

Charles Blanchette was born 5 Mar 1828 in Lotbinière, Québec, Bas-Canada. He was baptized on the same day. [1] His parents are Louis-Marie Blanchette and Rosaline Vaillancourt as listed on his baptism record. Godfather: Charles Blanchette. Godmother: Rose Gagné.

11 October 1851 he married Scholastique Hamel in Lotbinière, Québec, Bas-Canada [2][3]Witnesses were Louis-Marie Blanchette (father of the groom), Joseph Vaillancourt, Joseph Hamel (father of the bride), Joseph Hamel (brother of the bride).

Charles had the following occupations
Innkeeper (according to Marie Célénire's baptism record in 1855, Laurierville, Québec, Bas-Canada)
Farmer (various years)
Cart driver (1881 census)


{From the church register}

  • "30 May 1906 The undersigned priest buried, in the cemetery of this parish, the body of Charles Blanchet, spouse of the deceased Scholastique Hamel, died before yesterday in this parish at the age of seventy-eight." Sons Dolphis and Philippe Blanchet were present at the burial and signed as witnesses.[4]

Charles Blanchet died 28 May 1906 in Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Beauce, Québec, Canada, and was buried two days later.[5]

Children

  1. Marie Eveline Blanchette[6]
  2. Marie Célénire Blanchette[7]
  3. Philippe Blanchette[7]
  4. Victoria Blanchette[7]
  5. Edmund Blanchette[7]
  6. Lucia Blanchette[7]
  7. Scholastique Blanchette[7]
  8. Dolphis Blanchette[7]

Census

1861: Charles Blanchette was a Resident of District 1, Nelson Township, Mégnantic County, Canada East. Aged 35. Living with his wife Scholastique Hamel and his children Célénire and Phillipe Blanchette in a one story house made of wood. There are two families living in the house. Occupation: Tenant (Unknown whether this implies being a tenant farmer). Religion: Catholic. Place of birth is listed as French Canada (Canada East).[8]

1871: Resident of Nelson, Mégnantic, Province of Québec. Aged 43. Living with his wife Scholastique and children Celina, Philip, Victoria, Edmund, Lucie, Scholastique and Delphis. Occupation: Farmer. Religion: Catholic. Origin: French. Province of birth is listed as Québec.[7]

1881: Resident of Quartier St. Laurent, Lévis, Province de Québec. Aged 53. Living with his wife Scholastique and his children Victoria, Philippe, Lucia, Scholastique, and Delphis. Occupation: Cart Driver. Province of birth: Québec. Religion: Catholic. Origin: French.[9]

16 April 1891: Resident of Saint Pierre de Broughton, Beauce, Province of Quebec. Aged 63. Living with his wife Scholastique and his son Delphis. Recorded as being able to read and write. Occupation: Farmer. Province of birth: Quebec.[10]

15 April 1901: Resident of Saint Pierre de Broughton, Beauce, Quebec, Canada. Aged 74. Living with his wife Scholastique, his son Dolphis and wife, Odelie, and children, Eva, Eveline as well as a Joseph Blanchette listed as a son, possibly of Dolphis. Occupation: Retired. Marked as an employer. His son's occupation is a farmer. Mother tongue: French. Marked as being able to speak English and French. [11]

Research Notes

I would love to learn more about the changes in residences over the years and the reasons for them. I also wish to find baptism records for all of the children (made more difficult when they moved towns more than once)

Sources

  1. Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Baptism Record of Lotbinière, Québec. 1828. Image available at Ancestry.com
  2. Contrats de mariage de la région de Québec, 1761-1946. Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec (BAnQ): accessed 24 August 2014.
  3. Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Marriage Record (in French), Lotbinière, Québec, Bas-Canada. 1851. Image available at Ancestry.com
  4. Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Enterrement (Burial) record. Broughton, Québec. 1906. Image available at Ancestry.com
  5. http://www.bms2000.org/record/burial/993659
  6. Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Baptism Record of Lotbinière, Québec. 1852. Image available at Ancestry.com
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 1871 Census of Canada. Year: 1871; Census Place: Nelson, Mégantic, Quebec; Roll: C-10355; Page: 16; Family No: 56. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1871. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.. RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: C-9888 to C-9975, C-9977 to C-10097, C-10344 to C-10388, C-10390 to C-10395, to C-10540 to C-10570. Image available at Ancestry.com
  8. 1861 Census of Canada. Nelson Township, Mégantic, Canada East. Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C1295-1296. Original data: Canada. "Census returns for 1861." LAC microfilm C-999 to C-1007, C-1010 to C-1093, C-1095 to C-1108, C-1232 to C-1331, M-1165 to M-1166, M-1168 to M-1171, M-556, M-874 to M-878, M-880 to M-886, M-896 to M-900. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. Image available at Ancestry.com
  9. 1881 Census of Canada. Year: 1881; Census Place: Lévis, Lévis, Quebec; Roll: C_13192; Page: 22; Family No: 113. Original data: Canada. "Census of Canada, 1881." Statistics Canada Fonds, Record Group 31-C-1. LAC microfilm C-13162 to C-13286. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa. about census. Image available at Ancestry.com
  10. 1891 Census of Canada. Year: 1891; Census Place: St Pierre de Broughton, Beauce, Quebec; Roll: T-6386; Family No: 61. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1891. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2009. about census Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6290 to T-6427. Image available at Ancestry.com
  11. 1901 Census of Canada. Year: 1901; Census Place: Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton, Beauce, Quebec; Page: 10; Family No: 89. Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Census of Canada, 1901. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2004. about census Series RG31-C-1. Statistics Canada Fonds. Microfilm reels: T-6428 to T-6556. Image available at Ancestry.com


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