Francois Auclair

Brief Life History of Francois

When Francois Auclair was born on 2 December 1814, in Saint-Hilaire, Rouville, Quebec, Canada, his father, Charles Auclair, was 31 and his mother, Marie Desanges Haiet dit Malo, was 22. He married Marie Sophronie Vadnais on 29 September 1846, in Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Rouville, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 20 December 1893, in Verdun, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Francois Auclair
1814–1893
Marie Sophronie Vadnais
1826–1903
Marriage: 29 September 1846
Francois Auclair
1847–1937
Henri Auclair
1872–1956
Elmire Auclair
1875–
Marie Sophronie Auclair
1849–1936
Napoleon Auclair
1851–1937
Marie Melina Auclair
1852–1925
Joseph Auclair
1855–1934
Ulysses Auclair
1856–
Ludger Auclair
1858–1943
Henry Auclaire
1859–1926
Georgine AuClair
1860–1860
Albert Auclair
1862–
Philibert Auclair
1863–1935
Soaney Auclair
1865–1919
Samuel AuClair
1867–1961
Henri AuClair
1869–1891
Jean AuClair
1871–1872
Ernestine Auclaire
1878–

Sources (6)

  • François Auclaire, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Francois in entry for Moïse Robert and Soaney O'Clair, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Francois Auclair, "Canada Census, 1871"

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

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1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Armand, Marcel, Raoul, Andre, Fernand, Ovila, Alphonse, Cecile, Gaston, Germaine, Jacques, Jean-Paul.

French: patronymic from Clair , from (fils) au Clair ‘(son) of Clair’. Compare Leclerc 2 and Oclair .

History: Pierre and André Auclair, two brothers from Saint-Vivien near La Rochelle in France, are recorded in Charlesbourg, QC, in 1679 and 1681, respectively, the years of their marriage. The descendants of one or another brother also bear altered forms of the surname, such as Leclerc, Oclair, and O'Clair.

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

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