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Re: Vitaline Poitras married in L'erable Ill
Posted by: Dave King Date: March 20, 2001 at 20:38:41
In Reply to: Re: Vitaline Poitras married in L'erable Ill by Laura Eklund of 257

Hello ladies, I may be able to help you in your search for VItteline. I have recently begun research on the Poitras family that settled in Bourbonnais, Kankakee County in the early 1850s. This same family is the one you are researching in L'Erable in the 1860's. The following outline is just part of my last two days work. I would love to trade information with you. PLease write back
Ancestors of Vitteline Poitras
Generation No. 1
       1. Vitteline Poitras, born May 12, 1841 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Source: 1850 census.); died March 02, 1910 in Lyons, Minnesota (Source: Laura Eklund, via internet posting 3/20/01 WeTheCoons@aol.com.). She was the daughter of 2. Pierre Poitras and 3. Francois Cote. She married (1) Onesime Grenier November 17, 1861 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).
       
Children of Vitteline Poitras and Onesime Grenier are:
              i.       Marie-Zoe Grenier, born September 19, 1862 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).
              ii.       Edward Treffle Grenier, born March 29, 1864 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).
              iii.       Joseph Onesime Grenier, born December 17, 1865 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).


Generation No. 2

       2. Pierre Poitras, born 1808 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.). He was the son of 4. Pierre Poitras and 5. Marie. He married 3. Francois Cote.
       3. Francois Cote, born 1806 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.).

Marriage Notes for Pierre Poitras and Francois Cote:
this couple livingin Ashkum in 1860.
       
Children of Pierre Poitras and Francois Cote are:
              i.       Philomene Poitras, born 1839; married Edward Besse February 29, 1860 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).
       1       ii.       Vitteline Poitras, born May 12, 1841 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; died March 02, 1910 in Lyons, Minnesota; married Onesime Grenier November 17, 1861 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois.
              iii.       Josephine Poitras, born 1841 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.); married Damien David Laperche Dit St Jean February 27, 1865 in L'Erable, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St. John the Baptist Church Record Book One , Norma Meier 1980.).
              iv.       Mary Poitras, born 1844 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.).


Generation No. 3

       4. Pierre Poitras (Source: 1850 census.), born 1783 in Canada; died September 10, 1853 in Bourbonnais, Kankakee Co. Illinois (Source: Death Records 1847-1985 The Church of the Maternity of the Blesses Virgin Mary; Bourbonnais, Illinois.). He married 5. Marie.
       5. Marie (Source: 1850 census.), born 1787 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.).
       
Children of Pierre Poitras and Marie are:
       2       i.       Pierre Poitras, born 1808 in Canada; married Francois Cote.
              ii.       Basil Poitras, born Abt. 1812 (Source: I have nothing to connect Basil to this family other than being in the same place at the same time as them. He owned land near them, in two different counties at the same time. Proof will come.); married Rose Cote.

Marriage Notes for Basil Poitras and Rose Cote:
this couple living in Ashkum in 1880


              iii.       Xavior Poitras, born 1816 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.); married (1) Mathilda Cote; married (2) Lucie Eloise Verbonceur November 18, 1861 in Beaverville, Iroquois County, Illinois (Source: St, Mary's Catholic Church Records, Beaverville, IL 1859-1882 compiled by Ardis Boone.).
              iv.       Louis Poitras, born 1822 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.); married (1) Emilie Spinard; married (2) Adelia Leronbeau.
              v.       Madeline Poitras, born 1831 in Canada (Source: 1850 census.).



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