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Re: Help Finding SAMUEL POITRAS
Posted by: P Terho (ID *****4385) Date: May 18, 2008 at 18:43:58
In Reply to: Re: Help Finding SAMUEL POITRAS by Christine Kowal of 257

Thank you for responding, Christine. I need ANYTHING you can provide regarding Samuel Maxime Poitras. I can only find a little bit about him and I have a picture of his mother, Delima (we believe her maiden name was Lavallee). Here is the genealogy info I have. Can you add to this? Or make corrections? Or fill in the blanks? I sure hope so. Thnx. P. Terho (if it helps, I have pictures of Samuel Maxime Poitras and also of his mother, Delima).

Descendants of Francois Xavier Poitras

Generation No. 1

1. FRANCOIS XAVIER1 POITRAS1,2 was born 02 Mar 1858 in Quebec, Canada; 1901 Canada Census, and died in Quebec, Canada. He married ROSE DELIMA LAVALLEE. She was born 01 Feb 1858 in Quebec, Canada; (1901 Census of Canada - many name misspellings - Delima's name is written "Delvina" - but it was the correct family). She died 1942 and was buried in Roxton Falls, Quebec, Canada.

More About FRANCOIS XAVIER POITRAS:
Residence: 1901, Saint-Eugène, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada

Notes for ROSE DELIMA LAVALLEE:
Residence: 1901, St-Roch-de-L'Achigan, L'Assomption, Quebec, Canada;
       
Children of FRANCOIS POITRAS and ROSE LAVALLEE are:
2.       i.       SAMUEL MAXIME POITRAS, b. 03 Mar 1882, Quebec, Canada. (Information from his daughter, Cecile Poitras Saindon.) d. Mar 1907, Pejepscot, Penobscot County, Maine.
       ii.       LEONCE POITRAS, b. 22 Jun 1885, Quebec, Canada.
       iii.       ADELARD POITRAS, b. 11 May 1886, Quebec, Canada.
       iv.       MARIE EUGENIE POITRAS, b. 02 Jul 1887, Quebec, Canada. (or MARIE EUGENE POITRAS)??
       v.       ALICE POITRAS, b. 23 Jun 1890, Quebec, Canada.
       vi.       ERNEST POITRAS, b. 23 Jun 1891, Quebec, Canada; m. CECILE MOREAU, 1915; b. Aft. 1891.
       vii.       ANNE MARIE POITRAS, b. 23 Aug 1892, Quebec, Canada.
       viii.       OMER POITRAS, b. 14 Nov 1893, Quebec, Canada.
       ix.       FRANCOIS XAVIER POITRAS (Jr), b. 10 May 1895, Quebec, Canada.
       x.       ADAL--- 'Unreadable' POITRAS, b. 02 Nov 1898, Quebec, Canada.
       xi.       ROSAIRE POITRAS, b. 13 May 1900, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada.


Generation No. 2

2. SAMUEL MAXIME POITRAS (FRANCOIS XAVIER1) was born 03 Mar 1882 in Quebec, Canada. (Information from his daughter Cecile Poitras Saindon.) He died Mar 1907 in Pejepscot, Penobscot County, Maine. He married IDA MARIE CLOUTIER 19 Jun 1905 in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine; Marriage: St.John the Baptist Catholic Church, Brunswick, Maine, daughter of JOSEPH CLOUTIER and ELISE DEVIN. She was born 24 Mar 1882 in St-Camille, Sherbrooke, PQ, Canada, and died 22 Feb 1960 in Grants Pass, Josephine County, Oregon, USA.

Notes for SAMUEL MAXIME POITRAS:
Samuel Poitras died (2 days after accident) at age 24 from extensive burns as a result of a boiler explosion at the paper mill where he worked in Pejepscot, Penobscot County, Maine.


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