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Landry - George

Landry - George

Posted: 10 Oct 2011 10:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Landry
Hi there. Hoping someone can help me out. I'm looking for my father-in-law's great grandfather. Here are the facts I have:

-born in 1837
-married a Marie or Mary
-had a fair share of kids! (Adesse, Adelaide aka Eliza, Sophie, Angel, George, Lilley, Simon and Sylvester)
-I know he lived in Richmond, Nova Scotia from about 1881-1911

I'm hoping to find a marriage record for him. I'm also looking for both of their parents. Any tips help - thanks!!



Re: Landry - George

Posted: 11 Oct 2011 12:21AM GMT
Classification: Query
This will start you off in your search.
1881 Census
George LANDRY M Male French 42 Nova Scotia Fisherman Catholic
Mary LANDRY M Female French 34 Nova Scotia Catholic
Ades LANDRY Female French 19 Nova Scotia Catholic
Eliza LANDRY Female French 17 Nova Scotia Catholic
Sophia LANDRY Female French 13 Nova Scotia Catholic
Angel LANDRY Female French 11 Nova Scotia Catholic
Larry LANDRY Female French 4 Nova Scotia Catholic
George LANDRY Male French 6 Nova Scotia Catholic
Simon LANDRY Male French 1 Nova Scotia Catholic
St. Peters, Richmond, Nova Scotia

Re: Landry - George

Posted: 12 Oct 2011 4:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
I believe you will find that George's parents were Henry and Felicity (Sampson) Landry.
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1881 Census.
Henery LANDRIE M Male French 59 Nova Scotia Catholic
Flesity LANDRIE M Female French 67 Nova Scotia Catholic
River Bourgeois, Richmond, Nova Scotia
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George and Mary and their four children at the time, resided with Henry in the 1871 Census. George had a sister Marine who married Louis Burke. Marine died in 1935 and her son confirms her parents were Henry and Felicity (Sampson) Landry.
Cheers

Re: Landry - George

Posted: 22 Mar 2012 5:02PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Mar 2012 5:13PM GMT
Here is the correct information from the Marriage registers of River Bourgeois, NS

George LANDRY s/o Simon Landry & Marie Samson
Marie BOURG d/o Désiré Bourg & Édesse Samson
married River Bourgeois, NS [St-Jean-Baptiste Ch.] 7 Jan 1862
witnesses: Simon Landry, father of groom; Désiré Bourg, father of bride; Alexandre Morin & Thomas Samson

George's father, Simon Landry was the son of Thomas Landry (s/o Pierre Landry & Anne Clergé) & Madeleine Deveau (d/o Joseph Deveau & Scholastique Landry

If your George was aged 42 years old in the 1881 census, he could NOT have been the son of the Henry (Honoré) Landry and Félicité Samson of the previous message, as they only married in 1847, well after your George's birth.

See the following link for the entire family:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ptouesnard...


Best regards,

Dennis B.
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