Louis Vachon Pomerleau

6 August 1778–1843 (Age 64)
Sainte-Marie, La Nouvelle-Beauce, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Louis

When Louis Vachon Pomerleau was born on 6 August 1778, in Sainte-Marie, La Nouvelle-Beauce, Quebec, Canada, his father, Etienne Vachon, was 24 and his mother, Marie Angélique Marcoux, was 22. He married Marie Louise Angélique Grenier on 26 June 1798, in Sainte-Marie, La Nouvelle-Beauce, Quebec, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He died in 1843, in Sainte-Marie-de-Laval, Laval, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Louis Vachon Pomerleau
1778–1843
Marie Louise Angélique Grenier
1780–1820
Marriage: 26 June 1798
Marie Geneviève Vachon-dit-Pomerleau
1798–1866
Marie Louise Vachon dit Pomerleau
1799–1832
Marie Helene Vachon Or Pomerleau
1801–
Louis Vachon dit Pomerleau
1802–1885
Thomas Vachon dit Pomerleau
1803–1885
Marie Marguerite Geneviève Vachon
1805–1820
Rosalie Vachon
1808–1808
Etienne Vachon-dit-Pomerleau
1809–
Rosalie Vachon Pomerleau
1812–1883
Émilie Vachon dit Pomerleau
1814–
Luce Pomerleau
1816–1855
Augustin Vachon dit Pomerleau
1818–1887
George Vachon Or Pomerleau
1820–1820

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1798
Sainte-Marie, La Nouvelle-Beauce, Quebec, Canada
children

(13)

    Marie Geneviève Vachon-dit-Pomerleau

    Female1798–1866Female

    Marie Louise Vachon dit Pomerleau

    Female1799–1832Female

    Marie Helene Vachon Or Pomerleau

    Female1801–Female

    Louis Vachon dit Pomerleau

    Male1802–1885Male

    Thomas Vachon dit Pomerleau

    Male1803–1885Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Etienne Vachon

    Male1753–1830Male

    Marie Angélique Marcoux

    Female1755–1797Female

siblings

(14)

    Etienne Vachon dit Pomerleau

    Male1776–1843Male

    Male1777–1840Male

    Male1778–1843Male

    Angelique Vachon Pomerleau

    Female1780–1833Female

    Genevieve Pomerleau

    Female1781–1792Female

+9 More Children

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of vache (from Latin vacca ‘cow’), an occupational name for a cowherd. In New England, this name is sometimes Americanized as Cowan .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G99Q-39SP-L?cc=1321742&wc=HCP9-JWL%3A24386701%2C24386702%2C25201401
  • Louis Vachon Dit Pomerleau in entry for Abraham Vachon Dit Pomerleau and Flavie Miville, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

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