francois is the son of my francois who died in 1850 in montebello quebec. my francois was born 1776 eglise (church) st jean baptiste de nicolet, quebec (nicolet is the town). what were the brothers of francois you metion, louis and sister marie louise-i have their birthdates 1795,96 and 98. their mother was louise ratthier or rattier or rathier dit raymond of nicolet. she must have died around 1798 and francois went west to alberta or manitoba and had a girl marie marguerite lampron dit lacharité with native canadian mistress in 1808 on 14 feb. Antoinette Foucault is grandma to marie marguerite i believe. Barb( Metis) thanks for info-great-really great.