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Re: Luce Cormier
Posted by: Dennis M. Boudreau (ID *****2578) Date: April 19, 2009 at 09:36:39
In Reply to: Luce Cormier by Paul Fontaine of 1631

Your answer:

From the 1881 census:

Louis JACOB         M         Male         French         41         Q <Quebec>         Charpentier         Catholique
Luce JACOB         M         Female         French         41         New Brunswick                 Catholique
Gregoire JACOB                 Male         French         18         New Brunswick         Charpentier         Catholique
Domethile JACOB                 Female         French         17         New Brunswick         Journalier         Catholique
Delina JACOB                 Female         French         13         New Brunswick                 Catholique
Babee JACOB                 Female         French         8         New Brunswick                 Catholique
Tassie JACOB                 Female         French         5         New Brunswick                 Catholique

Source Information:
       Census Place       Botsford, Westmorland, New Brunswick
       Family History Library Film        1375820
       NA Film Number        C-13184
       District        33
       Sub-district        D
       Division        2
       Page Number        71
       Household Number        304


Since she was born ca 1840 from this record, she is most probably the youngest daughter of Gregoire and Madeleine Babineau. There doesn't seem to be any other Gregoire Cormier in the vicinity, but perhaps Victor Cormier could enlighten us on this subject.

According to the baptismal records of Memramcook, found on the Centre d'etudes acadiennes web site, Luce, daughter of a Gregoire was baptized there on 14 Jan 1840, which matches her age in the 1881 census.

Gregoire Cormier and Madeleine Babineau were married in Memramcook on 18 Oct 1814. Either they are her parents, or had a son of the same name as his father who could possibly be her father. Hope this helps. The fact that she has a son named Gregoire also reinforces this theory.

Dennis B.


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