just a short note if any one is looking My grandfather was Joseph Poitras. after reading all the other things on the Poitras nameI have come to believe that Joseph is a popular family name. one of my uncle's has that as a middle name in regards to his father.also my son carries that middle nameBrody Joseph Poitras.About 10 years ago my family went to canada for a Poitras get toghter.
I know thatone POITRAS came to canada one boat he thenmarriedtwice and between these two woman he had 27 children.
every year my local Poitras family get together. I really don't know a lotmore. but my family does one quick thing many of my family got the family crest or coat of arms tatooted on them self'swe are proud to be POITRAS!!!!!!!!