We would like to find descendants of Sophie Deslauries dit Legault, b. about 1827. Her second marriage was to Celestin Boudreau and her first marriage was to Alfred Legris about 1856.
I have the following information on her and her family:
Celestin BOURDREAU to Sophia DELORRIS on 8/31/1860 in KANKAKEE County.
1860 census. Page 24, Beaverville, Iroquois county. I think that I found the A Boud-? Age 34 With wife Celcile age 33. children are Adeline, age 7, Celestin, age 4, and Celestin, age 33.
On the next page, 3 houses away is Ant. Legris, age 56 with wife Marie, 31, dau Aglai?, age 8, Esilda, age 7, Marie, age 5, and Sophie Legris, age 33. with children, Theophile, age 11, Napoleon, age 8, Hermine, age 1 and Pamela, age 2/12.
Beaverville parish census taken in 1875.
Celestin Boudreau & Sophie Legault
Theophile Legris, 26 ans
Napoleon Legris, 24 ans
Hermine Legris, 16 ans
Corine Legris, ___
In St. Mary’s of Beaverville, Illinois
23 Nov 1862Alfred Frédéric Boudreau
Born 9 Oct, son of Célestin Boudreau and Sophie Deslauriers
Godparents: Antoine Legris and Marie Verboncoeur
---7 Apr 1864Alfred Frédéric Boudreau
Died at the age of 2 years
Present: His father and Isaïe Legris
17 Nov 1864Cécile Délima Boudreau
Born 29 Sep, daughter of Célestin Boudreau and Sophie Délaurier
Godparents: Mr. & Mrs. Germain
19 Nov 1869Cécile Zélamon Boudreau
Died 18 Nov at the age of 5 years and 2 months, daughter of Célestin Boudreau and Sophie Desloriers (Deslauriers)
7 Feb 1886Eveline Darche
Born 24 Jan, daughter of Frédéric Darche & Eveline Corine Boudreau
Godparents: Célestin Boudreau & Sophie Legault.Célestin Boudreau & Frédéric Darche signed the record
20 Aug 1898Célestin Boudreau
Died 19 Aug at the age of about 67 years, spouse of Sophie Legault
Present: Xavier Martel & Onézime Guerneau
9 Mar 1915Sophie Legault
Died at the age of 92 years & 11 months, widow of deceased Celestin Boudreau
Celestin Boudreau's brother was Alphonse Boudreau b. 1825 and he was married to Cecile Allain of St. Anne, Kankakee County, Illinois. They had four children, only only three reached adulthood. Adeline, Charles Celestin and Angeline, all born in St. Anne. They left Illinois in 1868 and settled in Dakota County, Nebraska.
We hope to find new cousins that can help us find the history of our ancestors.