Posted By:Annie Carlile
Subject:Re: Smith & Moreau
Post Date:December 15, 2011 at 16:08:13
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Here is the family in 1871:

1871 Census of Canada about Jean Baptiste Smith
Name:        Jean Baptiste Smith
Gender:        Male
Age:        25
Birth Year:        abt 1846
Birth Place:        Quebec
Marital Status:        Married
Religion:        Catholic
Origin:        French
Province:        Quebec
District:        Berthier
District Number:        103
Division:        01
Subdistrict:        Berthier
Subdistrict Number:        c
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Jean Baptiste Smith        25 b. 1846 Que.; farmer
Josephine Smith        24 b. 1847 Que.
Joseph Smith         4 mon. b. Dec 1870 Que.
Catherine Smith -wd-       50 b. 1821 Que.
Agnese Smith        57 b. 1814 Que.

They had a daughter that same year:

Marie Julie Eleonore Josephine Smith, b. 29 Dec 1871 Berthierville (Ste-Genevieve), Quebec, daughter of Jean Baptiste Smith & Josephine Moreau -godparents- Edmond Aubin & Julie Moreau

Here is the family in 1881:

1881 Census of Canada about Baptiste Smith
Name:        Baptiste Smith
Gender:        Male
Marital Status:        Widowed
Age:        34
Birth Year:        1847
Birthplace:        Quebec
Religion:        Catholic
Nationality:        Francoise
Occupation:        Cultivateur
Province:        Quebec
District Number:        86
District:        Berthier
Sub-District Number:        C
Subdistrict:        Berthier
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Baptiste Smith        34 -wd- b. 1847 Que.
Emile Smith        10 b. 1871 Que.
Anna Smith        9 b. 1872 Que. **
Leonce Smith        7 b. 1874 Que.
Lerota Smith        6 b. 1875 Que.
Catherine Holten 60 b. 1821 Que
Agnes Holten         53 b. 1828 Que.
It may be that your Marie Anne was baptized as above, Marie Julie Eleonore Josephine Smith, in 1871. Here is the baptism for Leonce:

Joseph Arthur Leon Smith, b. 10 Jul 1873 Berthierville, son of Jean-Baptiste Smith & Josephine Moreau -godparents- Vincent Champagne, uncle of the baby & Henriette Champagne.

And for Leader:

Marie Louise Leader Smith, b. 19 Jul 1874 Berthierville, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Smith & Josephine Moreau -godparents- Alfred Carpentier & Adeline Carpentier.

Josephine Moreau died in 1876. Here is her burial record:

Josephine Moreau, d. 17 Oct, buried 19 Oct 1876 Berthierville, wife of Jean-Baptiste Smith, farmer, at the age of 30 years.

Here is a marriage for Marie-Anne:

Adelard Delorme (Joseph Delorme(deceased) & Philomene Tellier of the parish of St-Norbert, Manitoba)
m. 21 Feb 1900 Berthierville (Ste-Genevieve), Quebec
Marie Anna Smith (Jean-Baptiste Smith, chief of police & the deceased Josephine Moreau)

I could not find her burial record. Annie