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Sara Riel (1848 - 1883)

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Sara (Soeur Marguerite-Marie) Riel
Born in Saint-Boniface, Red River Colony, Rupert's Landmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Île-à-la-Crosse, North-West Territoriesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Feb 2015
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Categories: Red River Colony.


Sara was born in Saint-Boniface Parish in the Red River Colony on 11 October 1848. She was the daughter of Louis Riel and Julie Lagimodiere.

She joined the Grey Nuns and became the first Métis Grey Nun from Red River Colony.

Sara died of tuberculosis in Île-à-la-Crosse, North-West Territories, on 27 December 1883.

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On 18 Oct 2017 at 07:14 GMT Morgan Mulligan wrote:

Riel-16 and Riel-127 do not represent the same person because: Merge rejected. Different people.

On 9 Aug 2017 at 00:13 GMT Morgan Mulligan wrote:

Riel-16 and Riel-127 appear to represent the same person because: Please help to merge these 2 profiles. I can clean up the biography section if you want.

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