17. Louis TARDIF was born on 25 Mar 1854 in Frenchville, Maine. He was baptized on 25 Mar 1854 in Ste-Luce, Frenchville, Maine.(7) His godparents were Germaine Levesque and Prescille Oullette; baptized by Fr. Dionne. He appeared in the 1870 US census as Xavier Tardy, age 17 (the census taker appears to have mixed up Louis and his younger brothers Hypolite and François-Xavier). He appeared on 1880 US census in Frenchville, Maine, as age 25, single, working on farm, couldn't read or write, born in Maine, living with parents Louis and Sophia.(14)

He was married to Henriette DUBÉ (daughter of Gabriel DUBÉ and Mathilde OUELLETTE) on 10 Oct 1881 in Ste-Luce church, Frenchville, Maine. (15) Louis TARDIF and Henriette DUBÉ had the following children:

child i. Donat TARDIF was born on 2 Apr 1884.
child+ ii. Agnès TARDIF.
child+ iii. Marie TARDIF.
child iv. Bélone TARDIF was born on 14 Sep 1896 in Ste-Agathe, Maine. He died on 14 Apr 1915.
child v. Étienne TARDIF was born on 1 May 1891.
child+ vi. Eustasie TARDIF.
child+ vii. Jane (Eugenie) TARDIF.
child viii. Trefle TARDIF was born in 1903 in Ste-Agathe, Maine. He died in Apr 1906.
child+ ix. Pierre TARDIF.

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