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Giroux

Posted: 16 Aug 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Nov 2005 9:14PM GMT
Surnames: Giroux, Visnaw
Searching for family of Mary Matilda Giroux Visnaw of Cedarville, Mackinac CO. Wife of John Baptiste Visnaw.

Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Posted: 4 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jan 2011 6:10PM GMT
Surnames: Visnaw, Sharkey
Hello Karen,

YES, YES, YES! Mary Visnaw Sharkey was my Great Grandmother's sister!!!! Are you a descendant?? There were 12 Visnaw children in that family, and we (a group of us that are working on the family tree)have managed to locate descendants of most of them, but not Mary.

We have TONS to share, so I hope to hear from you soon!

Diane



Mary Visnaw

Posted: 4 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jan 2011 6:11PM GMT
Surnames: Visneau, Viznu, Visnaw, Sharkey
I am searching for information on Mary Visneau (not sure of the spelling of her surname) who baptised her son Lawrence at DeTour, MI in 1895. She may or may not have lived in Mackinac County. She married John Sharkey and had other children. Does this fit in with anything you know about the Visnaw family you write about?

Re: Giroux

Posted: 22 Jan 2002 1:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jan 2011 6:14PM GMT
Surnames: Giroux
Hi I am Ann Moon. I am a descendent of Francious Giroux, Mary Matilda's brother. Also trying to research the family

Re: Giroux

Posted: 22 Jan 2002 1:58PM GMT

Re: Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Kandy Williams (View posts)
Posted: 8 Apr 2002 3:26PM GMT
Classification: Query
Did this Mary have a sister named Philomena? I am trying to locate my gg grandmother's family as she was put in the marquette orphanaage when she was 10 and she had a sister named Mary. Thank you for any help you might provide me with. Kandy

Re: Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Posted: 9 Apr 2002 11:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 26 Nov 2005 7:10PM GMT
Surnames: VISNAW
Hi Kandy,

Sorry, I don't see any connection. Mary had 11 brothers and sisters, but no sister named Philomena.

I wish you luck with your search!

Karen

Re: Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Posted: 11 Apr 2002 12:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Dec 2003 8:48PM GMT
Hi Kandy,
Sorry I couldn't answer sooner, but looks like my cousin Karen jumped in for me! Although Mary did not have a sister named Philomena, it seems that another cousin has mentioned that name coming up in his research. Will check with him and let you know what I find out.

Re: Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Posted: 11 Apr 2002 5:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jan 2011 6:13PM GMT
Surnames: Visina
there is a early 1870s or before that was at manitoulon or parry island woman was a philo. she migrated to saginaw michigan .believe can. census said she was native. also think she could be in record at clark for mackinac bia . may be under cardinal to wasna /vasna .at the time could not prove my relationship to her wonder if she connects. john baptiste visina my grgrandfather had first child little duck island 1857 so may be family in area.

Re: Mary Visnaw Sharkey

Kandy Williams (View posts)
Posted: 11 Apr 2002 12:04PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you so much for the information. As I said in my earlier posting, I have no idea who my gg grandmother's parents were as she was put in an orphanage in Marquette at the age of 10. I do know that she had a sister named Mary, she was born in Quebec, Canada AND IN 1879, Lived in Ishpeming, Michigan and that is all the information I have. Kandy
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