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Pierre MESSIER and Adele BRIAND

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Re: Objet : Pierre MESSIER and Adele BRIAND

Posted: 16 Nov 2012 2:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
I rejected the 1880 marriage (perhaps pre-maturely) as it shows Pierre as having been married to Pelagie BEAUCHEMIN. And I thought I'd found a death record for her in 1880 (can't find it at the moment). So I didn't think he could be living with Adele in those census records while his first wife was still living.

Can you possibly provide me a translation of the record (I know very little French)? Is it a formalized record of a marriage that took place years earlier??? I just can't imagine them living as a family showing up in the census records all that time without a marriage record.

Or did they leave catholic church prior to being married and then came back to it in 1880 so needed to be "married in the church"? I see the daughter Esperance was married in Oct 1880 - maybe parents needed documentation of their marriage in order for daughter's marriage to proceed???

Any other info would be appreciated! This family is driving me crazy!

Barbara Harris
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
harris2bruce 7 Nov 2012 7:03PM GMT 
clairelanthie... 15 Nov 2012 1:11AM GMT 
harris2bruce 16 Nov 2012 9:32PM GMT 
clairelanthie... 17 Nov 2012 2:49AM GMT 
clairelanthie... 17 Nov 2012 2:52AM GMT 
clairelanthie... 17 Nov 2012 3:02AM GMT 
harris2bruce 21 Nov 2012 2:30AM GMT 
clairelanthie... 21 Nov 2012 3:03AM GMT 
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