Alex 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
Profile last modified | Created 25 Feb 2015
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Categories: Red River Colony | Metis-Manitoba Red River Canada.


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


1881 - Laveyrandrye, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [2]
1891 - Marital Status: MarriedRelation to Head of House: Head. Salaberry, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [3]
Alexandre Riel29
Liza Riel30
Eleanor Riel8
Joseph J M A Riel6
Maguerithe Riel4
Josephine Riel2
1901 - St. Boniface, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. [4]
Alexandre Riel38
Julie Riel79
Eliza Riel40
Louis Riel17
Marguerite Riel14
Josephine Riel11
Charles Riel10
Rose Riel7
Maxime Riel4
Wilfred Riel2
Eléonore Riel19
1911 - Provencher, Manitoba, Canada. Marital Status: Married, Relation to Head of House: Épouse. [5]
1921 - St Vital, Winnipeg South, Manitoba, Canada. Marital Status: Married, Relation to Head of House: Wife. [6]
Alexandre Riel58
Bibiane Riel49
Charles Riel30
Louis Riel37
Rose Riel28
Octavie Riel20
Bibiane Riel10


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. "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 June 2017), Alexandre Riel in household of Julie Riel, Laveyrandrye, Provencher, Manitoba, Canada; citing p. 60; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13283, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,919.
  3. 1891 Census of Canada; Year: 1891; Census Place: Salaberry, Provencher, Manitoba; Roll: T-6294; Family No: 29
  4. 1901 Census of Canada; 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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