I always take the time to reply to a message on Ancestry or a comment left on this blog. This is how this blog has been working since 2009. Cassandra got a big surprise when I sent her a link to this post.
She saw two of her ancestors.
My friend Robert gave me permission to post that picture taken from a book. Someone had shared this picture with him.
He also shared this.
The picture of Israël Latreille’s father.
And Olive Quesnel’s parents.
Writing about her ancestors and linking with descendants along the way…
What about this clue I found on the Internet among the other clues? Is it valid information or just information copied from someone’s else research?
One clue tells all!
Michel Mignier born around 1610 died in 1727!
117 years old!
Suspicious enough not to trust everything I found yesterday in my search for George Lagasse who married Albertine Deschênes.
I have learned not to trust everything I find on the Internet, or people who say they know it all. Having been hooked on genealogy since 2007 because of old pictures like this one…
I have learned more than just who were my ancestors. Always check first, then check again, and again.
This being said…
This information seems valid though.
I can corroborate this information with this.
Joseph L. Lagassé’s family is seen here. Joseph’s wife is Ellen Lagassé who was in fact Helen Grant whose daughter was Anna Ellen Lagassé born in 1900 whose real name was…
Mrs. Lejeune was the mid-wife.
In 1901, Joseph was a carpenter. Ernest Thibeault was a lodger, and I suspect he was related somewhat to Joseph’s first wife Marie Thibault, Napoléon’s mother.
Marie Thibault probably died when she gave birth to Marie Julia in 1896.
Joseph had to remarry, and he found a new wife living not far from where he lived…