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Sibling Saturday: The Youngsters of Olivier and Elizabeth (Vanasse) Vanasse Get hold of US

Olivier and Elizabeth Vanasse are my paternal great-grandparents. Olivier was born on 4 February 1863 in Chapeau, Pontiac County, Quebec (then referred to as Canada East). He was the sixth and youngest baby of Olivier and Elizabeth (Frappier) Vanasse. Elizabeth was born on 11 September 1862, additionally in Chapeau. She was the third of 13 kids of Joseph and Marie (Guérard) Vanasse.

Olivier and Elizabeth Vanasse (ca Thirties)

Olivier and Elizabeth have been first cousins, their fathers being brothers. They married in the summertime of 1889 and lived in Chapeau, the place Olivier farmed. He and Elizabeth had 9 kids, who all survived to maturity. Olivier died on 7 December 1944 at dwelling. About 1946, my great-grandmother moved to Ottawa, Ontario to reside together with her daughter Mary. She died there on 1 September 1947.

Youngsters of Olivier and Elizabeth (Vanasse) Vanasse

1. Mary Vanasse
Mary was born on 1 April 1890 and died, single, on 21 September 1951.

2. George Vanasse
George was born on 13 October 1891. On 15 June 1920, he married Louisa Potvin (1902-1996) in Bourget, Ontario. Louisa was the sister of Clément Potvin, who married George’s sister Celia. George and Louisa had seven kids. George died on 22 March 1976 in Ottawa.

3. William (Willie) Vanasse
Willie was born on 23 February 1893 and died on 13 Could 1955 in a veterans’ hospital in London, Ontario. He was single. Willie served in World Conflict I.

4. Cecilia (Celia) Vanasse
Celia was born on 6 January 1895. She married on 14 June 1921 in Ottawa Clément (Clem) Potvin (1895-1987). Clem was the brother of Louisa Potvin, who married Celia’s brother George. She and Clem had two kids. Celia died on 3 September 1986 in Ottawa.

Olivier and Elizabeth Vanasse and their children
Olivier and Elizabeth Vanasse (centre, again) with their kids
Mary (centre, left) and Joe (in uniform) and (entrance, left to proper)
Celia, Aggie, and Dave (ca 1939)

5. Julia (Julie) Vanasse
Julie was born on 31 August 1896. She married on 28 October 1926 Fred Belair (1889-1991) in Ottawa. Julie and Fred had six kids, together with my father Maurice. She died on 19 March 1967 in Timmins, Ontario.

6. Joseph (Joe) Vanasse
Joe was born on 23 January 1898. He married on 19 August 1942 Stella (Shirley) Ranger (1920-2010) in Chapeau. Like his elder brother, Joe served in World Conflict I. He and his spouse Stella had two kids. Joe died on 23 March 1973 in Ottawa.

7. Corinne (Cora) Vanasse
Cora was born on 20 August 1900. She married Francis (Frank) Milks (1900-1968) on 5 November 1921 In Ottawa. Cora and Frank had 5 kids. She died on 11 April 1977 in Ottawa.

8. David (Dave) Vanasse (Venasse)
Dave was born on 3 Could 1903. He married on 12 June 1929 Louise St-Martin (1911-1991) in Chapeau. They didn’t have kids of their very own, however adopted a boy. Dave died on 28 Could 1979 in Pembroke, Ontario.

9. Agnes (Aggie) Vanasse
Aggie was born on 12 September 1905. She married on 2 September 1935 Frederick (Fred; Freddie) Burchill (ca 1907-1989) in Chapeau. Fred was a British dwelling baby. He and Aggie had three kids. Aggie died on 28 June 2000 in Ottawa.

Julie Vanasse and her sisters Celia, Cora and Aggie
Celia, Julie, Cora, and Aggie Vanasse (1962)

My grandmother Julie lived a few homes from mine once I was a baby, so I knew her very properly. I by no means met great-aunt Mary and great-uncle Willie, who handed away earlier than I used to be born. I don’t imagine I ever met George, Joe and Dave, however might need the yr my household went to Ottawa on trip in 1969. After I was an adolescent, I visited Celia, Cora, and Aggie on a couple of events at their properties in Ottawa. I cherished these visits with my great-aunts, as a result of they have been a hyperlink to my beloved grandmother after she handed away.

Copyright © 2018, Yvonne Demoskoff.

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