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Frenette family in Portneuf, Quebec and New Haven, CT
Posted by: Sandra Johnson (ID *****0626) Date: June 17, 2002 at 15:56:11
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I'm searching for more information about George Frenette, his spouse, his parents and where they came from. Here is what I do know about him. Many thanks for any help.

George Frenette was born in the early 1800s in Portneuf, Quebec. He had 12 children all born in Portneuf:
Edmund Ferdinand Frenette, born in 1847, moved to Connecticut, died in Hamden in 1937. (More on his descendents later.)
Agatha Frenette
Joseph Frenette
George Frenette
Elizabeth Frenette
Viginia Frenette
Edward Frenette ("young Edward" was raised by his aunt and uncle, because his mother died) - he became a carriage maker in New Haven, CT; had 6 children (Mable, George, Virginia, Charles, Renny, and Georgette).
Plus 5 more children whose names I don't have yet.

Edmund Ferdinand Frenette (born 1847) and Julia Quesnell (born in 1965 in St. Anicet, Quebec), married in Crookston, MN in 1884, and had these 8 children:
Virginia Frenette, born about 1885, died of diptheria about 1887
Rebecca Frenette, born about 1887, died about 1890
Joseph Frenette, born in 1889, died in 1941 in Hamden, CT (he started Frenette's Lawn Mower Shop in Hamden)
Henry Frenette, born in 1891, died March 26, 1920 in CT
Mary Louise Pauline Frenette, born Oct. 20, 1895 in New Haven, CT, married Frederick Ferron June 18, 1919 and had one daughter, died Nov. 1983 in Northford, CT
Julia Blanche Frenette, born in 1898 in Wallingford, CT, died in Northford, CT.
Lea Frenette, born about 1900, died at age 3 weeks
Alice Frenette, born in 1907 in New Haven, CT, married Clarence Crosby and had 2 sons and a daughter, died in 1858 in Plantsville, CT.





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