LAVERDURE family: Pioneers in Bytown
(Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)


March 7, 2005:

Wayne Laverdure has a lot of historical information regarding his pioneer
ancestors in Bytown and the in the Fort Coulonge area.


New November 21, 2015: I literaly looked through hundreds and hundreds of old Pictures to find this one. This is of the Laverdure boys somewhere around Westmeath Ontario. left Victor Laverdure Lynus Laverdure Wilmert Laverdure Alcid Laverdure Edmond Laverdure and there dad Evangeliste Laverdure This would be around 1924. This is on one of the timbers of a crib that Gerald Laurina Dempsey mentioned earlier. ... Wayne Laverdure Thanks to Wayne for this terrific photograph of some of his ancestors on the log drive.
Laverdure men on Timber Crib
15 Nov 1829 Marriage of Edouard Richer dit Laverdure and Mary LeFort Witnesses: Francois Laverdure and Anne Auldman Angus McDonell, P.P. 18 Jan 1830 After one publication of banns, marriage of Francois Laverdure and Sophia Dupuis, both from Bytown Witnesses: Edouard Laverdure and J. Oliver Valin Angus McDonell, P.P. 21 Feb 1830 Marriage of Ignace Manseau and Paulina Sabourin Witnesses: Francis Laverdure and Francis Valiere 12 Feb 1832 Baptism of Francis, 2 wks. old, son to Francis Laverdure and Sophia Dupuis of Hull Godparents: Francois Marchessault and Dimitille Hamel 9 Sep 1833 Baptism of Margaret Elizabeth, daughter of Edouard Laverdure and Marie LeFort Jean Baptiste Omier / Aumier? & Marguerite Robillard 20 Sep 1835 After dispensing with banns, marriage of Pierre Parrette of Bytown to Flavie Robin, Widow Qugras (Gingras?) Edouard Richer dit Laverdure and Antoine Zettus 6 May 1836 Baptism of Venerande, borh the 5th of the marriage of Edouard Laverdure and Marie LeFort living in Bytown Prospere Olivier and Josephte Robillard Aumier 18 Jul 1839 Baptism of Marie Philomene, born the 9th of the marriage of Edwouard Laverdure and Marie Lefort Jean B. Lavoie & Mrs. Ed. Robillard 1 Aug 1841 Baptism of Damase, born 28 June last of the marriage of Edouard Laverdure and Marie Lefort Damase & Josephine Bourgeois 30 Mar 1843 Burial in the mission cemetery of Emerence who died yesterday, aged 7 yrs. 6 mos., daughter of Edouard Laverdure and Marie Lefort of Bytown Prospere Oliver & Pierre Romualde Riel 28 Aug 1843 Baptism of Edouard, aged 4 days, son of Edouard Laverdure and Marie Lefort Godefroi Grouard & Caroline Beaudoin 15 Nov 1843 Baptism of Maximine born the day before of the marriage of Pierre Ethier dit Laverdure and Angelique Richard Thomas Brule & Angelique Brunet 14 May 1847 Baptism of Louise, born yesterday of the marriage of Michel Laverdure and Josephine Charron Augustin Charron & Josephte Laverdure, wife of Charron 19 Aug 1847 Baptism of David, born yesterday of the marriage of Augustin Charron and Josephte Lecuyer Michel Laverdure & Christine Charron 23 Aug 1848 Baptism of Alexis, born this morning of the marriage of Alexis Neveu and Elizabeth Rainville of Bytown Edouard Laverdure & Charlotte Rainville 14 Oct 1849 Baptism of Philomene, born the day before yesterday of the marriage of Michel Laverdure and Christine Charron Felix Charron & Delphine Dorion 21 Jan 1851 After dispensing with banns, marriage of Joseph Demery, adult son of Joseph Demery / Demerais? and Josephte Laverdure of Lochaber, Lower Canada, to Elizabeth Halison, minor daughter of George Halison and Marie Genevieve Routhier of the same place M. Arthur Mignault & Andre Galipeau 19 Apr 1852 Baptism of Joseph Calixte, born yesterday of the marriage of Michel Laverdure and Christine Charron Calixte Charbonneau & Henriette Laverdure 21 Apr 1852 Burial of Joseph Calixte Laverdure who died yesterday a few hours after birth, son of Michel Laverdure and Christine Charron 15 Jul 1852 Burial of Michel Laverdure who died at the hospital yesterday, aged 50 yrs. The sexton & Joseph Chapdeline Source: Drouin records at ancestry.ca for Notre Dame Church in Bytown. June 6, 2005: Wayne: I am pretty sure that we are related but how? please add me to the site, any contact is good. all I do know is that our family name is not like smith where there are many and all non-related. if you are a laverdure and family is from ottawa/quebec; you are related. ... Robin

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