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Re: Mercier/Dufour
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: September 25, 2012 at 18:00:05
In Reply to: Mercier/Dufour by Emile Lepine of 1243

Hi. I'm not related to this family. This might be them in 1880:

1880 United States Federal Census about Frederic Mercer
Name:        Frederic Mercer
Age:        35
Birth Year:        abt 1845
Birthplace:        Canada
Home in 1880:        Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relation to Head of House:        Self (Head)
Marital Status:        Married
Spouse's Name:        Octavie Mercer
Father's Birthplace:        Canada
Mother's Birthplace:        Canada
Occupation:        Work In Chair Shop
Name        Age
Frederic Mercer 35 b. 1845 Canada, parents b. Canada
Octavie Mercer        29 -wife- b. 1851 Canada, par b. Canada
Clara Mercer        5 -dau- b. 1875 Mass
Emma Mercer        4 -dau- b. 1876 Mass
Henry Mercer        2 -son- b. 1878 Mass

Nearby is Stephen (b. 1816 Canada) & Matilda (b. 1820 Canada) Dufort.

Here is a birth record for Henry:

Massachusetts, Town Records, 1620-1988 about Joseph Frederick Henry Mercier
Name:        Joseph Frederick Henry Mercier
Birth Date:        10 Mar 1878
Event Type:        Birth
Event City:        Fitchburg
Father Name:        Frederick Mercier, chair maker, b. Canada
Mother Name:        Octavia Dufort, b. Canada

And Emma:

Massachusetts, Town Records, 1620-1988 about Mary Octavia Emma Mercier
Name:        Mary Octavia Emma Mercier
Birth Date:        24 Apr 1876
Event Type:        Birth
Event City:        Fitchburg
Father Name:        Frederick Mercier
Mother Name:        Octavia De Foex

Emma married :


Massachusetts, Town Records, 1620-1988 about Emma C Mercier
Name:        Emma C Mercier
Birth Date:        abt 1875
Event Type:        Marriage
Event City:        Lunenburg
Marriage Date:        26 Jun 1897
Marriage Age:        22
Father Name:        Frederick Mercier
Mother Name:        Octavia Dufort
Spouse Name:        Frank J Gamache
Spouse Marriage Age:        23
Spouse Father Name:        Joseph Gamache
Spouse Mother Name:        Delia Prest

This is probably Octavia in 1870:


1870 United States Federal Census about Stephen Dufore
Name:        Stephen Dufore
Age in 1870:        15
Birth Year:        abt 1855
Birthplace:        Canada
Home in 1870:        Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Post Office:        Fitchburg
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Stephen Dufore        53 b. 1817 Canada; common laborer
Matilda Dufore        49 b. 1821 Canada
Octavia Dufore        19 b. 1851 Canada; cotton mill **
Stephen Dufore        15 b. 1855 Can; cotton mill
Matilda Dufore        13 b. 1857 Can
Diny Dufore        10 b. 1860 Can
Hormidas Dufore 6 b. 1864 Can

Here is a death record for Matilda:

Massachusetts, Town Records, 1620-1988 about Dametille Dufort
Name:        Dametille Dufort
Birth Date:        abt 1819
Event Type:        Death
Event City:        Fitchburg
Death Date:        30 May 1892
Death Age:        73
Father Name:        Joachim Jandron
Mother Name:        Felecite Hebert
Spouse Name:        Stephen Dufort
Cause of death : R.R. Accident, fracture of skull

This might be a marriage for her parents:

Joachim Jeandron (Joachim Jeandron & Angelique Lespere?)
m. 23 Jan 1809 Chateauguay (St-Joachim), Quebec
Angelique Hebert (Adrien Hebert & Josephte Leduc)

Hope this helps. Annie


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