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From: Eileen Horan <>
Subject: Re: [METISGEN-L] Josephte and Marguerite GRANT
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 20:13:46 -0600
References: <BAY8-F90CMnIjIpX7WO00026add@hotmail.com>


Hi Juanita
just noticed the Obit, which I posted today, for the wife of Gil Vermette
(Shirley, nee: Hourie) fits into the descendant line of Henry Smith &
Marguerite Wells
Eileen
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Henry/Henri Smith & Marguerite Wells
Gabriel Smith & Veronique Cardinal
Lena Smith & Joseph Vermette
Gilbert Vermette & Shirley Hourie
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Juanita Moore" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 1:44 PM
Subject: Re: [METISGEN-L] Josephte and Marguerite GRANT


> Located www.archives.ca
>
> RG15, Interior, Series D-11-8-a, Volumej 1324, Reel C-14933
>
> Scrip Affidavit for SMITH, Marguerite.......
> b. Spring 1825, husband Henry SMITH
> Father: John WELLS (Irish)
> Mother: Louise LaFRAMBOISE (Metis)
> Claim no. 2561
> Scrip no. 12139
> Date of issue: 17 Apr. 1877, $160
>
>
> Affidavit reads, that she was born in Saskatchewan and that she currently
> resided at St. Laurent South Saskatchewan, and was widow of the late Herny
> SMITH.
> Witnesses: Jean DUMONT of St. Laurent, formally of St. Boniface and
Baptiste
> BOYER of the same.
>
> Juanita
>
>
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: Bob & Lynn Marion <>
> Reply-To:
> To:
> Subject: [METISGEN-L] Josephte and Marguerite GRANT
> Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 08:58:17 -0800
>
> I am going to muddy the waters further, as I am confused.
>
> If Josephate Grant WELLS died in 1815 as Paulette has in her records, how
> could she be married to Pierre MONTOUR in 1816 as Eileen has in her
records.
> And if as some claim it was John WELLS, Sr who died at Ft Gilbralter in
> 1815. How could he have married Louise LAFRAMBOISE as some show in their
> records. Their daughter Marguerite WELLS was b abt 1825 she married Henry
> SMITH.
>
> John WELLS, Jr was supposedly born 6 Jan 1815 so wouldn't have been old
> enough to be the father of Marguerite WELLS.
>
> Further I show that Josephte married first Pierre MONTOUR and secondly
John
> WELLS, Sr. This would give credibility to her death in 1815 possibly as a
> result of birth of John Jr.
>
> Marie Marguerite GRANT, b 1789, Father Cuthbert GRANT, Sr. My records
show
> her marriages as: (1) Michel MONET dit BELHUMEUR and (2) Andre Henri
> POITRAS
>
> On Willow Tree found Marguerite GRANT , father Peter GRANT ; mother
> Margaret AHDIK-SONGAB dit Marthe CLEAR SKY as marrying (1) Collin
ROBINSON
> and 17 Feb 1825 marrying (2) Francois PAUL.
>
> Will keep looking to see whether we can straighten this out.
> Lynn M
>
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