The inquiry is indeed old in "net" terms, but I actively monitor every one I've made.
Thank you for the reply.
Looks like my supposition about Amable's parents is correct; Antoine and Theotiste.
Family folklore had it that he had come to the New York - New England area by way of the timber trade in northern New Brunswick.
My information has his trade as that of blacksmithing, which would have been a valuable hand around a timber camp.
From the handwriting I saw, I read Philomene's last name as Chabot, but I'll have to pursue the Gaudet lead and see if it looks like a better fit, definitely!
Marrying her in Troy fits real well, as most of the late 19th century census information I have puts them in the Troy - Cohoes area
Raymond Allard of Plattsburg, NY sent me a picture of their gravesite, where they are buried in the plot owned by one of their daughters' in-laws.Another daughter, who did not wed, is interred there, also.
I found their daughter Mary Jane's grave under her "faith name" of Sarah in the Jewish cemetery in West Springfield, MA. (my hometown).