Alphonse Métras

Brief Life History of Alphonse

When Alphonse Métras was born on 15 February 1843, in Saint-Rémi, Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Quebec, Canada, his father, Pierre Metras, was 33 and his mother, Jeanne Boyer, was 26. He married Domithilde "Mathilde" Lavallée on 4 July 1864, in Lacolle, Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Hochelaga, Quebec, Canada in 1891 and Laprairie, Quebec, Canada in 1911. He was buried in Sainte-Cécile, Beauharnois-Salaberry, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alphonse Métras
1843–1917
Domithilde "Mathilde" Lavallée
1844–
Marriage: 4 July 1864
Alphonse Métras
1865–1943
Georges Métras
1867–1946
Eugénie Métras
1869–1942
Alphonse Joseph Métras
1872–1872
Léonie Métras
1873–
Marie Métras
1875–
Wilfrid Métras
1877–
Odile Métras
1879–
Anna Métras
1881–1891
Jean-Baptiste Métras
1883–1925

Sources (15)

  • Alphonse Métras, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia about Alphonse Metras (age 8) in St Remi (place of birth) with parents, Pierre Metras and Jeanne Boyer, and 6 siblings
  • Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 about Alphonse Matras - burial 3 February 1917 in Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada - spouse, Mathilde Lavalle

World Events (1)

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Casimir, Danuta, Jozef.

Polish: from the vocabulary word matras (derived fromItalian materazzo), either a nickname or an occupational namefor a maker of mattresses. Compare Italian Matarazzo .

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

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