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From: "Joan Rooney" <>
Subject: Re: [QUEBEC] Searching for marriage of Emelie Legros(Legris,Legras) to Francois Laframboise c1840
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2007 13:30:57 -0400
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Hi Francis,

Thank you very much for clarifying that St-Benoit was called Grand Brule.
That may well be the answer. Now I need to find someone with access to the
marriage records of St-Benoit to check for the above marriage?

One of these days I'll find it.

Best regards,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Francis T. Watters" <>

> Hi Joan;
> The "little town" you refer to that was often called "Grand Brulé" is
> St-Benoit, which was probably still part of the Montreal diocese at that
> time. Many of the families that settled in and around the
> Ottawa-Outaouais region during those years were from the Counties of
> Deux-Montagnes, Argenteuil and Grenville, Ile Jésus and other nearby
> places. St-Jérome also contributed some families as well (a few from the
> latter place in Osgoode-Metcalfe area).
> Frank Watters
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joan Rooney" <>
>> Please note that I made amistake in the date for this marriage request I
>> sent last night. The marriage would have taken place around 1860.
>> Sent: Friday, September 07, 2007 7:42 PM
>> Subject: Searching for marriage of Emelie Legros(Legris, Legras) to
>> Francois
>> Laframboise c1840
>> Is anyone is able to find the marriage of:
>> Francois Laframboise to Emelie Legros c1840.
>> Francois was from the Maniwaki area and Emelie Legros is described at
>> the
>> marriage of her son Gilbert in 1882 in Maniwaki as being from Grand
>> Brule,
>> Diocese de Montreal. The Diocese of Montreal part has to be a mistake.
>> However, there was a Mission of Grand Brule in St-Jovite (in the diocese
>> of
>> Labelle). There was also a little town near St-Eustache called Grand
>> Brule.
>> Therefore, the marriage could have been in Maniwaki, but more likely
>> around
>> St-Jovite or somewhere in Deux Montagnes.
>> Can anyone help please?
>> Thanks,
>> Joan

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