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André St. Amand (abt. 1852 - 1907)

André St. Amand
Born about in Quebec, Canada Eastmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at about age 55 in Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canadamap
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André St. Amand was born in 1852, the son of Pierre St. Amand & Israelie Lafrance.

According to the 1901 Census, André was born on January 31, 1852. He was born in either Ste-Justine-de-Newton (marriage record) or Fort Coulonge (death record), Quebec.

André was married to Hermine/Ameline/Armeline Fortier in Pembroke on August 25, 1884.

The marriage was also recorded in the Parish Register of Cathédrale in Pembroke (found in the Drouin Records on Ancestry). It reads:

On this twenty-fifth day of August, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, whereas a dispensation of two banns of marriage had been granted and whereas also the publication of the third one had been made at the ??? of the parochial mass here at Pembroke between André St. Amand, son of age of Pierre St. Amand of this parish and of late Israïlie Lafrance, on the one part, and Armeline Fortier, daughter of age of Cyrille Fortier and Julie Foubert of this parish on the other part, no impediment having been discovered nor objection made to the marriage of the above mentioned parties we the undersigned rector received their mutual consent to marriage and gave them the nuptial benediction in presence of Felix Perrin and Cyrille Fortier.

They had the following children:

  1. Joseph, born May 29, 1885
  2. André, born September 5, 1886
  3. Mary Jane Stephanie, born August 31, 1888
  4. Alfred, born in 1891
  5. Marie Regina, born in 1893
  6. Télesphore Hubert, born February 2, 1895
  7. Wilfred Laurier, born January 1, 1897
  8. Isreal, born January 11, 1899, died December 14, 1899
  9. Emeline, born October 15, 1904

André died on February 19, 1907, of Water Street, Pembroke, Ontario. His cause of death was tuberculosis, 2 years. The informant on the record was Octave St. Amand.

He was buried in the parish cemetery.[1]

This twenty first day of February, one thousand nine hundred and seven, we the undersigned priest blessed the remains of André St Amand, husband of Hermeline Fortier. He died on the nineteenth instant, aged fifty-three years. The body was taken to the cemetery and buried in the presence of Joseph St. Amand and Regis ?Moreau.


  1. Burial record found in the parish register of the Cathèdrale, Pembroke, Ontario (Drouin Collection)


"Ontario, Canada, Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1802-1967"
Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 1109 #451254822 (accessed 20 November 2021)
Andre St Amand marriage to Armeline Fortier in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada.
"Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 May 2015), Marriages > 1884 > no 10070-14265 > image 35 of 1540; Archives of Ontario, Toronto.


"Canada, Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 April 2019), Deaths > 1907 > no 22686-29092 > image 578 of 837; citing Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto.

Census Records

1891 Census, Town of Pembroke, Renfrew North, Ontario

1901 Census, Pembroke, Renfrew North, Ontario

  • St. Amand, Andre, 31 Jan 1852
  • St. Amand, Ameline, 17 Nov 1859
  • St. Amand, Joseph, 27 May 1885
  • St. Amand, Andrew, 25 Jun 1886
  • St. Amand, Fanny, 31 Aug 1888
  • St. Amand, Alfred, 16 Jan 1891
  • St. Amand, Regina, 13 Feb 1893
  • St. Amand, Hubert, 2 Jan 1895
  • St. Amand, Wilfred, 1 June 1896

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