I spoke to one of my father's cousins who still has all her faculties and she provided me with the following info which may help oin my quest to locate the Simard connection.
>My grandmother , Marie Angelina SIMARD( married to Joseph Josephat POIRIER) was the daughter of Joseph Charles SIMARD ( from Baie St.Paul QC) and Marie Odile GIROUX (St Bernard de Lacolle,St Jean QC).
>Marie Odile b. 14 Dec 1843, was the daughter of Pierre GIROUXb. 9 March 1805 and Adeleine PARENT b~ 1816. (married 9 Nov 1830)
>M.Angelina SIMARD had at least two brothers Alexandre and Napoleon. Her sisters were Marie Lousiem. to a Josph BEAUDIN Blanchem. to a DERY Rosam. (1) RONDEAU (2) BELAND Aldeam Auguste FORTIN ODILEm (1) ROULLARD (2) BASSINET (3) KINGSBURY
Joseph Charles SIMARD is my hurdle and I need to get past him. Can you help?