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Octavie Riel (abt. 1852 - abt. 1890)

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Octavie Riel
Born about in Red River Colony, Rupert's Landmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in St. Boniface Cathedrale Manitoba Canadamap
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 25 Feb 2015
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Categories: Red River Colony.


Octavie was born at the Red River Colony about 1852.[1] She was the daughter of Louis Riel and Julie Lagimodiere.

Octavie married Louis Lavallee in Saint-Boniface on 2 February 1875.[2]

She may have died in Saint-Boniface on 29 November 1890. There is a death record for an Octavie Riel (but that's her maiden name, and Manitoba death records normally use the married name) who was the right age.[3] However, in other online trees a death in Quebec in December 1890 is cited. (To do: look up death record in Drouin Collection.)

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  1. 1870 Census of Manitoba, page 68, St. Vital Parish. Octavie is mistakenly enumerated as a boy named Octave in this census.
  2. Nos Origines
  3. Manitoba Vital Stats death record, registration #1890-001669.

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Octavie is 23 degrees from Chet Atkins, 21 degrees from Edie Kohutek and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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