Josephte (Joseptte) Giroux was born in Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie, L'Acadie, St-Jean, Québec on 13 Jul 1795. She was the daughter of Basile Giroux and Élisabeth Dupille.
She married Basile Giroux in Ste-Marguerite de Blairfindie on 2 Oct 1809.
She was listed widowed on the 1861 census in Dover, Kent, Ontario. Died sometime after.
Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968, Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin. Registre Paroisse, Ste-Marguerite-de-Blairfindie, L'Acadie, St-Jean, Quebec, citing baptism 14 Jul 1795, with birth 13 Jul, and marriage to Basile Béchard 2 Oct 1809.
Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935; Fonds Cour Supérieure. Greffes de notaires. Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Record Type: Contrat de Mariage; Record Date: 28 sept. 1809 ; Record Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada; Marriage Year: 1809; Notary: Edme Henry; Notarial Act Number: 4025; Participants: Bazile Béchard and Marie Josette Giroux.
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. Citing: Josephte Giroux, Age 63, birth year circa 1798, widowed, Dover, Kent, Canada West. Film Number: C-1038-1039; Page Number: 13.
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