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Headstone: Aube, Ildea | Cimetiere de la paroisse de St-Joachim

Aube Genealogy | ChateauguayIldea Aube

1881 – 1967

Epouse de

Gonzague Blais


Gonzague Blais (son of Charles Blais and Caroline Cloutier) married Ildea Obe (daughter of Sifroy Obe and Mathilde Savignac) on September 24th, 1901 in Ste-Genevieve Parish in Berthier, Quebec.

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A Canadian Family Database: Some BLAIS Marriages – Links Restored


Acadian and/or French Canadian Marriages

Splitting Codfish, Perce (Quebec)


Male | Female


Blais, Antoine | Charbonneau, Aimable

1765 Lavaltrie Berthier Lanaudiere QC CAN

Blais, Antoine | St Fil, Therese

1790 Pabos Gaspesie-Iles-de-les-Madeleines QC CAN

Blais, Augustin | Theriault, Genevieve

1785 Montmagny Chaudiere-Appalaches QC CAN Continue reading

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Evelyn in Montreal: Botting m. Blais, Quebec City

Marion Calway wanted information about a Botting family who lived in Quebec around the 1820s.  Henry Botting married to Mary/Maria. I think Henry may have married again after Maria’s death. They have the following children: Eliza, Elizabeth Ann, Henry, Hannah, Mary (born 1807)



Henry Botting
Lucie Blais
August 5th, 1828
St. Andrew’s Parish
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada


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Early French Canadian Pioneers: The Blais of Quebec – Links Restored

Pierre Blais /Isamen/Guisamen/Vivarais  |  Angelique Chatigny

January 17th, 1763

Gabriel Blais / St-Martin |  Marie-Anne Lesourd dit Duchesne

July 3rd, 1741 Continue reading

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Evelyn in Montreal: Blais in Portneuf, Quebec

Clermont Langlois was looking for the parents of Thomas Blais.


Thomas Blais, son of
Joseph Blais + Josephine Letourneau
Alice Cantin,
daughter of
Francois Cantin + Rosalie Genest

This marriage took place on  14 May 1918 in the parish of Ste-Jeanne in  Pont-Rouge, Portneuf, Quebec, Canada.

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Historical Document: Clement Dassylva & Marie Blais – Marriage, 1871

This is the original marriage record of Clement Dassylva (son of Thomas Dassylva and Anastasie Savard) to Marie Blais (daughter of Paul Hypolite Blais and Marie Huard) on November 23rd, 1850 in Grande-Riviere (Perce) in Gaspe, Quebec. Father Saucier officiated. Witnesses at their marriage were Clement’s father Clement Dassylva and Joseph Beaudin a friend of the bride.

These are our Desilvas who left the Gaspe, moved to Miscou and became Golda Lagace‘s great-grandparents through Clementine Desilva.


Surname var.: Da Silva, Dasilva, Dasylva, Desilva, le Portuguais

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