Hi Dennis, My name is Claudia. I Jean in my line, born abt1615,in France, married Jeanne Brassart,had Rene (dit DesMarais),born 1645 in Secondigne,France,married Marguerite Girard on Nov.30 1690 in Yamasica,Canada,had Jean-Baptiste,born abt 1696 married Catherine Perinault on Feb.19, 1716, had Pierre (dit Courville), born Nov.11,1720 in Montreal,married Francoise Parant on Apr.10 1758, had Angelique, birth (unkn), she married Jean-Baptiste St.Denis,Sr.(Denis) on Apr.3,1780, making her my ggggg-grandmother. Their son Jean-Baptiste,Jr. married Marie Rolland(Lenoir) 1824,son Dominique married Marie Boucher 1850,son Philias,Sr. married Melina Chartrand 1879, son Philias, Jr. married Anna Amanda Rabouin(date unkn), son Raymond Bernard married Doris Boulanger 1936,son Ernest Philias is my father. From Rene to at least Philias,Sr. all marriages where in Canada, after that marriages were in Fitchburg,MA. That's all I have, still working on other members of this family. Can you tell where Abraham origins are. Hope to hear from you soon.