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Onesime and Sophie Lafrance, circa 1890-1895

Onesime and Sophie Lafrance are the patriarch and matriarch of the Lafrance families of Sturgeon Falls, Ontario.

Onesime (born in St. Eustache, Quebec in 1843) and Sophie (nee Godard, born in Quebec in 1847) were married in St. Albert, Ontario in 1867.

Their children, all born in St. Albert, were:

  1. Francois, born Jan. 8, 1868
  2. Philadelphe, born Nov. 3, 1869
  3. Marie-Agnes, born Feb. 19, 1870
  4. Melodie, born 1872
  5. Alexandre, born Oct. 1, 1873 (died aged 11)
  6. Jerome, born Sep. 30, 1878 (died aged 2)
  7. Cecile, born Nov. 12, 1880
  8. Hedwidge, born Oct. 22, 1882 (died aged 4)
  9. Justina, born Sep. 26, 1884
  10. Isaac, born Sep. 26, 1884
  11. Marie-Anne, born Jul. 20, 1886
  12. Vincent, born Apr. 5, 1888