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Hortence (Gerin) Goyette (1845 - 1893)

Hortence "Mary" Goyette formerly Gerin
Born in Francemap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 12 Sep 1864 in Kankakee County, Illinois, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Kankakee County, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Hortense "Mary" Gerin, daughter of Joseph and Anna Gerin, was born about 1846 in France. She appeared on a passenger list with her parents on the S.S. London sailing from Le Havre, France and arriving in New York on 21 Oct. 1853.[1] She appeared on the census of 2 June 1860 in the home of her parents at Wygandt, Iroquois, Illinois.[2]

She married Antoine Goyette, son of Louis Goyette, on 12 Sep. 1864 at Kankakee County, Illinois.[3]

She and Antoine appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 at Papineau, Iroquois, Illinois.[4]

Mary died on 31 Dec. 1893 at Kankakee County, Illinois.[5] and was buried at Saint Anne Township Cemetery, Saint Anne, Kankakee County, Illinois. Her memorial has a photo of her headstone.[6]

Passenger List 21 Oct. 1853

  • Joseph Gerain age 35.
  • Anne Gerain age 34
  • Auguste Gerain age 22
  • Hortense Gerain age 6
  • Sylvie Gerain age 5
  • Joseph Gerain age 11/12.[1]


2 June 1860

Wygandt, Iroquois, Illinois

  • Joseph Gerin 38 b. France farmer.
  • D Gerin 40 f. b. France.
  • Hortence Gerin 14 b. France.
  • Sylvie Gerin 13 b. France.
  • G Gerin 11 m. b. France.[2]
12 June 1880

Papineau, Iroquois, Illinois

  • Antony Goyette 38 b. Canada farmer.
  • Hortance Goyette 35 wife b. France.
  • Antoine Goyette 15 son b. IL.
  • Louis Goyette 13 son b. IL.
  • Etienne Goyette 11 son b. IL.
  • Fredy Goyette 8 son b. IL.
  • Harvy Goyette 7 son b. IL.
  • Adolph Goyette 4 son b. IL.
  • Rosana Goyette 2 dau. b. IL.[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Year: 1853; Arrival: New York, New York, USA; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Line: 9; List Number: 1073 Hortense Gerain 1853 Pass List.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Year: 1860; Census Place: Wygandt, Iroquois, Illinois; Page: 5; Family History Library Film: 803186 1860 US Census Joseph Gerin
  3. Marie Iared, Spouse Name: Anthony Goyette Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1880; Census Place: Papineau, Iroquois, Illinois; Roll: 214; Page: 324A; Enumeration District: 139 1880 US Census Anthony Goyette
  5. Mary Goyette Kankakee County, Illinois Death Index, 1870-1992
  6. Find A Grave: Memorial # 99594462 Mary Goyette

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