August 1, 2010

Georgina Beaupre mother of Delia Beaulieu Thibault

Nicolas Bonhomme was born in Sainte-Croix de Fécamp in Normandy, between 1603 and 1611.  He is the son of Nicolas Bonhomme and Marie Gayon. Nicholas arrived in Quebec during the summer of 1637, he signs a marriage contract at Three-Rivers, September 2 1640. This marriage is the second celebrated after that of Jean Godefrois and Marie LeNeuf, in 1636. His future wife, Catherine Gouget, born towards 1607, daughter of Léonard Gouget and Catherine DuFrançois, was born in Thury-Harcourt, Normandie.


The Gouget/Bonhomme couple spends winter 1640-41 in Quebec In 1642, the couple returns  to France, towards end 1644 Ignace Bonhomme dit Beaupre was born. The summer or the autumn of 1645, the couple is back in the colony. Four other children are born in Quebec for a total of seven. 


Ignace Bonhomme dit Beaupre marries in 1671, Agnès Morin, daughter of Noël Morin and Helene Desportes and widow of Nicolas Gaudry deceased on June 22 1669. Their son Noel Bonhomme dit Beaupre, born in 1684, married Felicite Hamel, daughter of Jean Hamel and Levasseur Anne-Happiness. The descendants of Ignace use the Beaupré name.


Noel dit Beaupre and Felicite's son Claude Beaupre was born about 1723 in L'Ancienne-Loretteville, Quebec, Canada.  He married Genevieve Martin born 1729 in Portneuf, Quebec, Canada. 


Claude and Genevieve's son Charles was born 1750 in Quebec.  He married Therese Berube daughter of Joseph Berube and Marie-Angelique Thibault decendant of Guilluame Thibault and Marie-Madeleine LeFrancois another Thibault pioneer.


Claude and Therese's son Pierre was born 10 May 1783 in Riviere Ouelle, Quebec, Canada.  He married Theostiste Boucher daughter of Francois Boucher and Catherine Hudon and decendant of Marin Boucher and Perrine Mallet.


Pierre and Theostiste's son Pierre Marshall Beaupre was born 8 February 1813.   He married Helene Castonguay born 1827 in St Jean Port, Joli, Quebec.


Pierre Marshall and Helene's daughter was Georgina Beaupre.  Georgina was born about 1852 in Riviere Ouelle, Quebec, Canada.  Georgina married Amable Beaulieu August 30, 1870.  They had 11 children


  • Pierre Armand Beaulieu (Born: 1875)***
  • Delia Victoria Beaulieu (Born: 1872) 
  • Rose De Lima Beaulieu (Born: 1876)
  • Omer Beaulieu (Born: 1878)**
  • Marie Beaulieu (Born 1882)*
  • Lydia Beaulieu (Born: 1884)
  • Louis Amable Beaulieu (Born: 1885 died 1886)
  • Joseph Amable Beaulieu (Born: 1887 died 1887)
  • Delvina Alphonsine Beaulieu (Born: 1888)*
  • Elise Beaulieu (Born: 1890)*
  • Claudia Beaulieu (Born: 1893) *

*Census of 1901 Canada show Marie, (Delvina) Alphonsine, Elise and Claudia living with their parents. Delia was married to Magloire at that time and living in the States.

**Another Census of 1901 Canada shows an Omer Beaulieu 22 yrs. old married to a Marie 19 years old.  Omer is a  laborer. 

***Pierre Armand Beaulieu was married Nov. 19, 1906 at the age of 31 to Marie Rosa Scarbeau age 48 in Ontario, Canada daughter of Isaié Seguin and Mathilde Dutt.

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