Dear Lester, Happy New Year,
My husband is from the french-canadian "branch" of St André.
His g-g-grand-father Pierre Botquin dit St André was the son of: Charles II Botquin dit St André and M-Angélique Tellier dit La fortune , his first wife,1808(his second wife was Marie Chalut, 1823)
Pierre worked for the HBC in Oregon about 1840. His son Louis who kept only the "St André, St andrew sometimes, name" moved to Minnesota and got married with (his first wife)Julia Gervais about 1874, she died in about 1879 .In 1881, he came back to Canada and married his second wife Célina Dufort at St Roch de l'Achigan (my husband's g-grand-mother)and they went back to Mn, USA.
Would you have, by any chance, info about the St André/St Andrew from Minnesota (probably Stillwater, St Paul, Mn)?
Thank you in advance, Lucie