76. Léandre CHAMBERLAND.

He was married to Éléonore ALEXANDRE on 11 Aug 1829 in Rivière-Ouelle, Québec.(219)

He appeared in the 1831 Census of Lower Canada, County of Kamouraska, living in Rivière-du-Loup (p.250), between the ages of 30 and 60. His occupation is listed as "cultivateur", his household includes one child under the age of 5 and his wife (aged between 14 and 45). Sometime before 1840 he and his family moved from Rivière du Loup to what was then the Madawaska Settlement in the upper St.John River valley. He appeared in the 1840 US Census of Aroostook County, Maine, in "Madawaska South of the St.John," as Alan Chambelleau, living in a household with his wife (age 20-30), a daughter (age 10-15), and three sons (2 aged 5-10, one aged 0-5).

77. Éléonore ALEXANDRE. Children were:

childi. Scholastique CHAMBERLAND was born 29 Aug 1830 in Rivière du Loup, Québec. She was baptized on 30 Aug 1830 at St-Patrice church in Rivière du Loup [source: Naissances de St-Patrice-de-Rivière-du-Loup, p.104]. She was married to André PELLETIER (son of Alexandre PELLETIER and Angélique LEBEL) on 23 Nov 1847 in Ste-Luce church in Township 18, Range 5 (now Frenchville), Maine.
child38 ii. Simon CHAMBERLAND.
childiii. Joseph CHAMBERLAND was born on 3 Jun 1834 in Rivière du Loup, Québec. He was baptized on the same day at St-Patrice church in Rivière du Loup [source: Naissances de St-Patrice-de-Rivière-du-Loup, p.104].
childiv. George CHAMBERLAND was born on 2 Oct 1838, and as baptized on 5 Oct at St-Patrice church [source: Naissances de St-Patrice-de-Rivière-du-Loup, p.104].
v. Thadée CHAMBERLAND was born on 10 Nov 1840, and was baptized on 26 Nov 1840 at St.Basile Church. His godparents were Alexandre Ouellet and Ozine Levesque [source: Répertoire des naissances, Saint Basile, Jean-Guy Poitras, p.63]
childvi. Clarisse CHAMBERLAND was born on 11 Mar 1843 in Frenchville, Maine, and was baptized on 12 Mar 1843 at Ste-Luce Church. Her godparents were Raphaël Martin and Geneviève Morin [source: Ste Luce parish register].
childvii. Jean Baptiste CHAMBERLAND.
viii. Dorimène CHAMBERLAND was born on 11 Jun 1845 and baptized on the same day by Father Henri Dionne at Ste-Luce church. Her godparents were Fabien Levasseur and Zitée Martin. [source: Ste-Luce church register, 1845, p.41b]

Léandre CHAMBERLAND died on 30 Apr 1846, and was buried on 2 May at Ste-Luce church cemetery. [Source: Ste-Luce church register, 1846, p.62]

Éléonore ALEXANDRE was married to Édouard OUELLETTE (son of Joseph and Modeste OUELLETTE) on 28 Sep 1847 at Ste-Luce Church. Witnesses were Joseph Ouellet and Paschal Michaud [source: Ste-Luce parish register].

Éléonore ALEXANDRE appeared in the 1850 US Census of Aroostook County, Maine, in Madawaska Plantation. She appeared as Elenor Willet, born in Canada, age 46, living in the household of Edward Willet. She appeared in the 1860 US Census of Aroostook County, Maine, in Township 18, Range 5, as Lenoire Ouillette, born in Canada, age 47, living in household of Edward Willet.

Éléonore ALEXANDRE and Édouard OUELLETTE had the following children:

childi. Délina OUELLETTE, born 24 Jun 1848, died 1916.
childii. Lucie OUELLETTE, born 19 Jul 1849.
childiii. Ozithée OUELLETTE, born about 1852.
childiv. Euphemie OUELLETTE, born about 1855.


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