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Posted by: Dominique Ritchot (ID *****6638) Date: December 20, 2004 at 10:46:38
In Reply to: DELPHINE RIVARD by Julie Fletcher of 536

Theophile POLIQUIN and Delphine RIVARD were married in Hull (not Montebello).

The pre-1886 Hull church records were destroyed in the 1886 fire, which explains the impossibility to retrieve the marriage record.

Theophile POLIQUIN (Joseph & Julie Tousignant dit Lapointe)
m. c. 1876 Hull, Qc to
Delphine RIVARD (Thomas & Sophie Marchand)

Theophile POLIQUIN is listed with his family in the 1871 canadian federal census (NAC mic. C-10026, Dist. 93 W.Ottawa, SD Hull B3, p. 35, dwelling 185)

POLIQUIN Joseph Sr. 55,
POLIQUIN Julie, 54
POLIQUIN Flore, 24
POLIQUIN Philomene, 18
POLIQUIN Philippe, 15
POLIQUIN Obeline, 12
POLIQUIN Theophile, 7
POLIQUIN Eugene, 7

The age given fits with Theophile birth date listed in the 1901 census : 5 Apr. 1864.

Theophile POLIQUIN and Delphine RIVARD are listed in the 1891 census (D. 175 Ottawa, SD R-7 Hull, p. 47-48 dwelling 286) :

POLIQUIN Theophile, 28
POLIQUIN Delphine, 25
POLIQUIN Joseph, 4

Philippe POLIQUIN is listed at page 26, dwelling 125 :

POLIQUIN Philippe, 30
POLIQUIN Marie, 26
POLIQUIN Telesphore, 9
POLIQUIN Gratia 3 monts old

Theophile POLIQUIN is listed in the 1901 census :

District: QU WRIGHT (#200)
Subdistrict: Hull (City/Cité) l-6 Page 28
National Archives Microfilm T-6549

POLIQUIN, Theophile b. Apr. 5 1864
PELOQUIN, Delphine b. Feb. 5 1862
PELOQUIN, Exilia b. Jan. 7 1896
PELOQUIN, Eugenie b. Aug. 24 1898

His brother Philppe is listed in the above dwelling with his wife Marie and two children : Telesphore and Gratia.

Philippe POLIQUIN was first married to Marie VILLENEUVE c. 1876 at Hull. He remarried 06 jan. 1906 at Ste.Anne, Ottawa (reg. # 005831, Ontario Marriage Registration) to Josephine St-Jean. Philippe is 45 years of age and said to be born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. His parents are listed as Joseph POLIQUIN and Sophie LAPOINTE.

Although there is no marriage between a Joseph POLIQUIN and a Sophie LAPOINTE in Trois-Rivières, there is one between Joseph POLIQUIN and Julie TOUSIGNANT dit LAPOINTE, 18 June 1844 at St-Stanislas (Champlain co.), near Trois-Rivières. They had 6 children baptisted at St-Stanislas and two at Trois-Rivieres.

Philippe POLIQUIN was baptised 21 July 1857 at Trois-Rivières (Immaculée-Conception parish).

Joseph POLIQUIN (Joseph & Genevieve Vallerand) married Julie TOUSIGNANT dit LAPOINTE (Jean-Baptiste & Francoise Minot) 18 Jun. 1844 at St-Stanislas (Champlain co.).


The marriage date you listed is not accurate.

Joseph POLIQUIN (Joseph & Genevieve Sauvé dit Laplante)
m. 14 Nov. 1876 Montebello (Gatineau co.) Qc to
Caroline Elmire LACOMBE
This family settled in Alfred (Prescot co.) Ont.

These two POLIQUINS are not related.

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