Alexandre  Riel

Alexandre Riel (1863 - 1938)

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Alexandre (Alex) Riel
Born in St. Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in St. Boniface Cathedrale Manitoba Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in St. Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadamap
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Alexandre "Alex" was born at St Vital, Manitoba Feb 1863.[1] He was the son of Louis Riel and Julie Lagimodiere.

Alexandre Riel.


February 1863.
Manitoba, Canada


1891 - Marital Status: MarriedRelation to Head of House: Head. Salaberry, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [2]
1881 - Laveyrandrye, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [3]
1901 - St. Boniface, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [4]
1911 - Marital Status: Married, Relation to Head of House: Épouse. Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [5]
1921 - Marital Status: Married, Relation to Head of House: Wife. St Vital, Winnipeg South, Manitoba, Canada. [6]


Husband Alexandre Riel.
Wife Bibiane Poitras.
Marriage: 2 Aug 1906. [7]
St Boniface, Manitoba, Canada.


Sept 1938 at St. Vital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Refer to attached obituary photo from the Winnipeg Free Press 22 Sep 1838.


  1. 1870 Census of Manitoba, page 68, St. Vital Parish.
  2. Year: 1891; Census Place: Salaberry, Provencher, Manitoba; Roll: T-6294; Family No: 29
  3. Year: 1881; Census Place: Laveyrandrye, Provencher, Manitoba; Roll: C_13283; Page: 60; Family No: 283
  4. Year: 1901; Census Place: St. Boniface, Provencher, Manitoba; Page: 1; Family No: 7
  5. "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 July 2016), Bibien Riel in entry for Alexandre Riel, 1911; citing Census, Provencher Sub-Districts 8-56, Manitoba, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,669.
  6. Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Series RG31. Statistics Canada Fonds. Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 32; Census Place: St Vital, Winnipeg South, Manitoba; Page Number: 18
  7. Vital Statistics. Manitoba Consumer and Corporate Affairs. Web: Manitoba, Marriage Index, 1879-1931 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

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On 31 Jul 2017 at 00:28 GMT Morgan Mulligan wrote:

Riel-194 and Riel-133 appear to represent the same person because: Hoping you can help to merge these profiles. Thanks!

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