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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Alphonse Métras
Domithilde "Mathilde" Lavallée
Marriage: 4 July 1864
Alphonse Métras
Georges Métras
Eugénie Métras
Alphonse Joseph Métras
Léonie Métras
Marie Métras
Wilfrid Métras
Odile Métras
Anna Métras
Jean-Baptiste Métras

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

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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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