Antoine Boniface Vadnais

Male25 January 1832–3 August 1907

Brief Life History of Antoine Boniface

When Antoine Boniface Vadnais was born on 25 January 1832, in Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Rouville, Quebec, Canada, his father, Louis Vadenay, was 40 and his mother, Josephte Fregeau, was 43. He married Marie Euphémie Fontaine dit Bienvenu on 31 January 1852, in Chambly, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 August 1907, in Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Rouville, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Rouville, Quebec, Canada.

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Antoine Boniface Vadnais
Marie Euphémie Fontaine dit Bienvenu
Marriage: 31 January 1852
Antoine Vadnais
Noel Armand Vadnais
Armanda Vadnais
Joseph Vadnais
Melina Vadnais
William Richard Vadnais
Polydore Vadnais
Catherine Euphemie Vadnais
Hermenegilde Vadnais
Cleophas Achille Vadnais
Adelard Vadnais
Marie Adelia Vadnais

Sources (9)

  • Boniface Vadnais, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Boniface Vadnais in entry for Polydor Vadnais, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Antoine B. Vadnais, "Quebec Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1852Chambly, Quebec, Canada
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 37



    Age 39

    British Columbia joins the confederation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Rosaire, Andre, Fernand, Pierre.

    French: variant of Vadenay, a habitational name from Vadenay, a place in Marne. The surnames Vadnais and Vadenay are no longer found in France. Compare Vadney .

    History: Jean Vadnais/Vadenay dit d'Argenteuil from Auguaise in Orne, France, married Marie-Anne Mousseau in Saint-Sulpice, QC, in 1723.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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