Re: Raphael Provencher - Catherine Camire
Gerard Provencher's _Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Provencher en Amerique (1660-1995)_ gives the following information for Raphael Provencher:
Born & baptized on Sep 7, 1790 at Nicholet (St-Jean-Baptiste)
Godparents:Jean-Baptiste Bergeron & Marie Pellerin (his wife).He was the 10th child of 15 children.
Died Dec 2, 1849 Nicolet, buried on Dec 2, 1849 (SJB)
Married Catherine Camire (daughter of Francois Camire and Marguerite Thibodeau) on Nov 24, 1818 at Trois-Rivieres (Immaculee-Conception).
His parents were Jean-Baptiste Provencher (1747-1802) and Elisabeth Proulx (~1755-1807)
They had 3 children:
1. Sophie Caroline (b: Mar 27, 1829, Pointe-du-Lac (La Visitation)).Married Leon Duplessis on Oct 4, 1847 at Pointe-du-Lac (La Visitation)
2. M. Adele (b: Aug 15, 1835, Pointe-du-Lac (La Visitation)).Married Alfred Beaubien on Nov 9, 1853 at Nicolet (SJB)
3. Raphael (b: Dec 5, 1839, Pointe-du-Lac (La Visitation))