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From: "Elise Jacqueline Menard-Hillier" <>
Subject: Travelling missionary marriages from 1836
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 11:46:25 -0500


While going through some old documents I have, found this

Rev. Charles de Bellefeuille, a travelling missionary, in 1836, has baptized
142 persons, and married 4 couples. In 1837, 190 baptisms and 25 marriages.
All records were preserved and kept in Pembroke, Ontario. This register was
microfilmed by the Mormons, Reel # 1703968
Here are some of the marriages:

In 1836:
July 1, at La Passe: Franois Spencer and Clothilde Legault
July 25, at Temiscamingue, John McKay and Elisabeth Nettawabank
July 26, at Temiscamingue, Antoine Lesieur and Catherine Menoussinokwe
Aug. 8, at Fort-Coulonge, Charles Lepage and Suzanne Hudson
Aug. 8, at Fort-Coulonge, Louis Paris and Catherine Bernard

In 1837
June 22, Narcisse Laurion and Cecile McDonell dit Wawishk
July 31, at Temiscamingue, Alexander McDonell and Mary Ann McKay
Aug. 10, At Fort William, William Hutson and Mary Okapayadjiwanokwe
Aug. 10, at Fort William, Louis Martel and Marguerite Cadotte
Aug. 15, at La Passe, Cyrille Gervais and Veronique Sabourin
Aug. 15, at La Passe, Jean-Louis Primo and Marguerite Deselle
Aug. 16, at La Passe, Hyacinthe St-Louis dit Filiatro and Scholastique
Aug. 16, at La Passe, Joseph Bryre and Hippolyte Dabin

In 1838
June 10, at Poste du Moine, Franois Cahier and Marie Wejigabawitch
July 23, at Abitibi, William Polson and Flora L'eveque dit Otenimakwe
Aug. 17, at Temiscamingue, John Loutet and Charlotte Kijekyikokwe
Aug. 26, Poste des Allumettes, Joseph Mongrain and Mary Wilson
Aug. 28, Poste des Allumettes, Toussaint Laronde and Marie Laronde(first
cousins, marriage rehabilitation)

Hope this new info helps someone,
Jackie Menard Hillier


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