Hi Charlotte First, for genealogists, information on censuses is taken as indication only. You must verify everything you find on a census. Most people could not read, write or count. They declared almost anything and they often don’t indicate the right date or place of birth for themselves or their children.
Joseph Bergeron parents Onesime and Genevieve Lafond: Geneviève Lafond was baptized Genevieve. She is mentioned as Lucie Genevieve, Genevieve and Henriette at her children’s birth or marriage.
Joseph born in 1860 (not 1960) is in fact Joseph Treffle. Joseph and Marie/Mary are universal firstnames when firstnames are too difficult to spell for census takers who were not bilingual and for parents who could not spell the names.
Napoleon Bergeron: I mentioned in the genealogy chart: Marriage Notes for JOSEPH BERGERON and DICTIONNEE aka DIANA DESMARAIS: Previously married in Danielson, CT June 25 1888 This was mentioned by the priest when Joseph and Dictionne’s marriage was rehabilitated in Nov 24 1890 in St Alphonse de Dudswell, Quebec. In the meantime Joseph and Dictionne recognized Napoleon born July 10 1889 as their legitimate child.
The dates and place of birth I provided to you are based on information written on legal papers (birth, marriage acts) not on censuses. Napoleon born in Canada in 1911 and Napoleon born in CT in 1930 is the same person. Nycole