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Jim Drake of Shelbyville, Michigan

Updated January 14, 2002

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>Enclosed is the information I have collected from moms notes. Most of the
>grand children are living from Thomas and Alice Hebert. I have most of the
>birth dates and marriages of them.........still collecting them from other
>family members.
>Family of Corinne (Hebert) Drake
>Great - Grandparents are:
>Michael Menard & Genevieve Guerin. Married 3/5/1821 in Laprairie district
>Montreal, Quebec.
>Great -Grandparents are:
>Joseph Hebert & Marie Provost. Marriage unknown
>Grandparents are:
>Francois Pigeon & Celina Menard. Marriage unknown. On an 1891 census of
>North Plantagenate, Ont. Francois was 58 years born 1833. He was a taylor
>(tailor) by trade. Celina was 49 years born in 1842. Their birth place near
>Hull, Quebec.
>Grandparents are:
>Augustin Hebert & Flavie Menard. Married 10/13/1856 in Laprairie district
>Montreal, Quebec.
>Parents are:
>Thomas Joseph Hebert and Alice Mary Pigeon married July 21, 1902 in
>Wendover, Ont. Canada. Thomas age is unknown, think he was born in 1876.
>Alice was born June 25, 1882 in Wendover, Ont. Canada. Thomas was a
>Plantagenate teacher when they were married. Thomas had two brothers living
>in Plantagenate at this time: Augusti Hebert and Arthur Hebert. Both
>brothers had a son born in Plantagenate - Raoul Hebert and Joseph Edward
>Hebert born 8/01/1903. Thomas and Alice were godparents to at least one of
>these children. I (Corinne) found Augusti Hebert head stone in Wendover
>cemetery born 1861 - 1904. I (Corinne) believe Arthur went to Kenora (or
>Norman) Ont. when Thomas and Alice did about the time Augusti died. On
>Corinne's birth certificate Thomas age is 46 and his occupation is
>Agent. Thomas left the family when I (Corinne) was about age 2 years.
>Alice Pigeon Hebert was the youngest child in her family. Found records in
>Wendover, Ont. Canada showed she had:
>i. A brother Ludger Pigeon (1877-1960) married Eloise Brazeau (1876-1947)
>November 26, 1900
>ii. A sister Alzire Pigeon (1874-1936) married Joseph Brazeau (1865-1936)
>iii. A brother Zephire Pigeon (1858-1915) married Alexine Pigeon
>(1865-1940). This couple was Alice Pigeon godparents.
>iv. A sister Celina Pigeon born August 26,1864
>v. Louise Pigeon (1866-1870)
>vi. Twin brothers Ulric & Francois Pigeon born July 11,1869 died at birth
>vii. A sister Florestine Pigeon (1872-1937) married Wilfred Sigouin.
>Alice Hebert became US naturalized citizen November 18, 1954 in Lansing,
>Michigan. She died July 11,1967 in Barry County, Hastings, MI.
>Children of Thomas and Alice Hebert:
>i. Augustin Rene Joseph Hebert born May 7, 1903 in Plantagenate, Ont. Died
>June 29,1972. Married Winifred Fromby July 2, 1923 in Lansing, Mi.
>ii. Germaine Mary Hebert born December 17, 1904 in Norman, Ont. Died
>February 26, 1962. Married John Thomas Maurer June 18, 1924
>iii. Irene Mary Hebert born October 9, 1906 in Norman, Ont. Died July 20,
>1962 in Lansing, Mi. Married John Thompson January 14, 1924. Divorced April
>27, 1935. Married William R. Jahnke April 27, 1935
>iv. Victor Joseph Hebert born November 28, 1907 in Norman, Ont. Died
>February 20, 1966 in Lansing, Mi. Married Doris Wilbur April 2, 1941 in
>Lansing, Mi.
>v. Roger Joseph Hebert born 1912 in Norman, Ont. Died July 8, 1918 in
>Lansing, Mi.
>vi. Lauraine Mary Hebert born March 30, 1919 in Lansing, Mi. Died July 6,
>1973 in Phoenix, Arizona. Married Bob E. Miller in 1954
>vii. Corinne Mary Hebert born February 16, 1922 in Lansing Mi. Married
>Albert W. Drake in Lansing Mi. April 27, 1946
>1) Augustin Rene Joseph Hebert was always called Rene or Reney. Married
>Winifred Fromby. Children of Rene and Winifred:
>i) Thomas
>ii) Bernard
>iii) Madeline
>2) Germaine Mary Hebert married John Thomas Maurer. Children of Germaine
>John Maurer:
>i) Roger John, b. May 1, 1925
>ii) Donald Thomas, b. July 31, 1926
>iii) Alice Anne, b. February 13, 1928
>iv) J

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