Frederick was the son of Gabriel Poitras and Josephte Boulet. He married Catherine Boulet, daughter of Etienne Boulet and Julie Thibault on 26/10/1841 in L'Islet.They had 6 children: Narcisse: b:16/09/1843 in L'Islet, Prov. of Quebec, Canada. He married Delima Leborgne/Belisle Louis: B: 21/05/1847 in L'Islet. He married Adele Caron Helene: B: 02/05/1850 in L'Islet. She married Joseph Caron Lucie: B: 12/06/1852 in L'Islet. She died on 10/09/1854. Anicet: B: 00/05/1856 in L'islet. He died on 29/07/1856 in L'Islet. Alphonsine: b: 26/01/1858 in L'Islet. She married Hemenegilde Dubé on 11/08/1884 in L'Islet. She died on 18/09/1943 in L'Islet.