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    Jean Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis

    Jean Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis[1, 2]

    Male 1823 - 1911  (88 years)

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    • Name Jean Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis 
      Born 9 Sep 1823  St Madeleine-de-Rigaud, Vaudreuil, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
      Christened 11 September 1823  St Madeleine-de-Rigaud, Vaudreuil, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
      Gender Male 
      Died 17 Oct 1911  Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
      Buried 19 Oct 1911  St Joseph's d'Orleans, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
      Association Krista Rae Francis (Relationship: 3rd Great Grandfather) 
      Person ID I97  Krista's Ancestors
      Last Modified 23 Apr 2014 

      Father Jean Baptiste Depocas dit Joanis,   b. 11 Jan 1794, St-Martin, Laval, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Mother Adélaïde Roy,   b. 1793 or 1796, Oka or Vaudrueil Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Married 15 Jan 1821  St Madeleine-de-Rigaud, Vaudreuil, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
      Notes 
      • Depocas Jean-Baptiste Roy Adelaide 1821
        (JB and Robert Marie-Claire) (JB and Rocbrune Jos) Rigaud
      Documents
      1831 Census: J. Bte Joannes, J Bte Roy
      1831 Census: J. Bte Joannes, J Bte Roy
      Rigaud, Vaudreuil, Quebec
      J Bte Joannes, Carpenter, 7 family members
      J. Bte Roy, 3 Family members
      1821 Marriage of Jean Baptiste Depocas and Adelaide Roy
      1821 Marriage of Jean Baptiste Depocas and Adelaide Roy
      major son of JB Depocats farmer & Marie Claire Roberts from Benoit parish
      major daughter of JBte Roy and Josephte Rocbrune
      Michel Roy, brother
      1851 Ottawa census
      1851 Ottawa census
      J Bte Joanis, Farmer, 60
      Edeline Roi, 58
      Bte Joanis fils,labour, 29
      Joseph Joanis,20
      Elizabeth Joanis, 15
      John Joanis, 10

      Tally's at the bottom
      Scot - 1 U.States - 1 French - Ire - 23 Eng - 3 ?C. - 16 FC- 6
      Does this mean the family was Metis?
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of  Cléophé Depocat
22 Aug 1825
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of Cléophé Depocat 22 Aug 1825
      J Bte Depocat, journallier & Adelaide Roy
      Godparents Francois Depocat (uncle) & Esther Jason
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of J Bte Depocat
11 Sep 1823
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of J Bte Depocat 11 Sep 1823
      Parents J Bte Depocat, journalizer and Adee Roy from Argenteuil
      Godparents J Bte Roy (maternal grandfather)
      Roses Brabant
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of Adelaide Depocas 1829
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of Adelaide Depocas 1829
      parents Baptiste Depocas & Adelaide Roi
      Godparents Thomas Roi and Adelaide Sauvage
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of Joseph Depcas 
19 May 1831
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of Joseph Depcas 19 May 1831
      Parents J Bte Depoca & Adelaide Roy
      Godparents Joseph Dechamps & Marie Boyer
      1854 Notre Dame, Ottawa Marriage of JB Depocat and Zoe Vallieres
      1854 Notre Dame, Ottawa Marriage of JB Depocat and Zoe Vallieres
      son of JB Depocat dit Joanisse
      Daughter of Alexandre Valliere and Marie Thibault
      Dow's Lake in 1847
      Dow's Lake in 1847
      This map shows the the land that of Joannise at Dow's lake. The St. Louis Dam is shown in red.

      Elliott as cited in Lewis, G & Lewis A., Researching families of Rideau Canal workers in the Ottawa, Canada area. http://www.bytown.net/Grace%27s%20Presentation,%202015.pdf
      1825 Census of Lower Canada
      1825 Census of Lower Canada
      Joannis, Baptiste
      District: York
      Sub-District Name: Argenteuil, Chatham, Gore between Chatham and Argenteuil
      4 members of the household. 1 male between 25-40. 1 female under 14 and 1 female between 14-45
      Family ID F152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Marie Louise Zoé Vallières,   b. 12 September 1837, Quebec,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1914, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [9
      Married 2 Oct 1854  Notre Dame d'Ottawa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
      Association Krista Rae Francis (Relationship: 3rd Great Grandparents) 
      Notes 
      • ? between Jean-Baptiste Depocat, major son of the late Jean-Baptiste Depocat dit Joannice. In presence of Joseph Joannice and Elizabeth Joannice.
        Note: major means 21 years old or older. So Jean-Baptiste was born in 1833 or before.



      • Joanisse Jean-Baptiste August 15th 1822 78 Quebec
        Joanisse Zoe September 12th 1837 63 Quebec
        Joanisse John May 9th 1862 38 Ontario
        Joanisse Cordelia July 20th 1875 25 Ontario
      Children 
       1. Alex Joanis
       2. Saint Leonadie Joanis
       3. Baptiste Joanisse,   b. 17 Mar 1856, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
       4. Jean Despocas dit Joanisse,   b. 7 May 1862, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1933, Manawata, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
      +5. Albina (Marie) Depocas dit Joanisse,   b. Mar 4 1864, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1945, Edmonton, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
      +6. Alfred Despocas dit Joanisse,   b. 16 Feb 1866, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1954, St Joseph's d'Orleans, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
       7. Clovis Napoleon Despocas dit Joanisse,   b. 1 Nov 1868, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
       8. Emile Joanisse,   b. 1872, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
       9. Louise Delia Despocas dit Joanisse,   b. 30 Dec 1873, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
      +10. Marie Cordélie Joanisse,   b. 19 Jul 1875, Orleans, Ontario,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
      +11. Rose Anna Joanis,   b. 1879, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1959, St Joseph's d'Orleans, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
       12. Eugene Joannis,   b. 1880, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
      Documents
      1871 Census: Baptiste and Zoe Joanis
      1871 Census: Baptiste and Zoe Joanis
      Cumberland, Russell, Ontario (Indexed on Library and Archives Canada website as Surname Isanise)
      Joanis, Baptiste, M, 49, Catholic, French, Farmer
      Zoe F, 33
      Baptiste, M, 14
      John, M, 9
      Alfred, M, 5
      Albina, F, 7
      Calixe, M, 2
      1881 Census: Baptiste and Ezois Joanis
      1881 Census: Baptiste and Ezois Joanis
      1881 Census, Cumberland, Russell, Ontario
      Family 277
      Joanis Baptiste, M, 58, Catholic, French, Farmer
      Ezois F, 42
      Baptiste, M, 25
      John, M, 19
      Albina, M 17
      Alfred, M, 17
      Calece, M, 12
      Emile, M, 9
      Kalia, F, 7
      Cordelia, F, 7
      Rose Anna, 4
      Eugene, M, 1
      Jean Baptiste Joanis' Family on the 1901 Census, Russell Ontario
      Jean Baptiste Joanis' Family on the 1901 Census, Russell Ontario
      Russell, Glouchester, Ontario, p. 4
      Joanisse Jean-Baptiste August 15th 1822 78 Quebec
      Joanisse Zoe September 12th 1837 63 Quebec
      Joanisse John May 9th 1862 38 Ontario
      Joanisse Cordelia July 20th 1875 25 Ontario
      1901 Census, Russell Gloucester
      1901 Census, Russell Gloucester
      Joanisse Jean-Baptiste August 15th 1822 78 Quebec
      Joanisse Zoe September 12th 1837 63 Quebec
      Joanisse John May 9th 1862 38 Ontario
      Joanisse Cordelia July 20th 1875 25 Ontario
      1854 Notre Dame, Ottawa Marriage of JB Depocat and Zoe Vallieres
      1854 Notre Dame, Ottawa Marriage of JB Depocat and Zoe Vallieres
      son of JB Depocat dit Joanisse
      Daughter of Alexandre Valliere and Marie Thibault
      Last Modified 29 Mar 2014 
      Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Photos
      Jean Baptiste Joanisse
Grandpa Jonas
      Jean Baptiste Joanisse Grandpa Jonas

      Documents
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of J Bte Depocat
11 Sep 1823
      Ste-Madeleine de Rigaud Baptism of J Bte Depocat 11 Sep 1823
      Parents J Bte Depocat, journalizer and Adee Roy from Argenteuil
      Godparents J Bte Roy (maternal grandfather)
      Roses Brabant

      Headstones
      Pictures of St. Joseph's Cemetery,
      Pictures of St. Joseph's Cemetery,
      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~snaylor/OntarioGraveMarkers/Gloucester/Orleans/StJoseph/STJOSEPH1.HTM

    • Notes 
      • BIOGRAPHY: It was said Grandpa Jonas was a mean man. One tale states that he bit the ear off a donkey in anger.

      Christened:
      • son of Jean-Baptiste Depocat and Adee Roy

      Buried:
      • Husband of Marie-Louise Valliéres

      Died:
      • born: August 15, 1820; age: 91, 1 month 2 days.
        parents: JB & Marie Roy

    • Sources 
      1. [S17] Andre J. Bouvier.

      2. [S28] Parroise Saint-Joseph (Reliability: 3), 25 Jul 2003.
        Pariosse Saint-Jospeh
        2757, boul, St-Joseph
        Orleans, On, K1C 1G4

      3. [S9] 1881 Canadian Census.

      4. [S81] 1901 census Canadian Census (Reliability: 3), 25 Nov 2010.
        States birthday as August 15, 1822 age 78
        District: ON RUSSELL (#112)
        Subdistrict: Gloucester E-1 Page 4
        Image: View the image with: split screen
        Images are from National Archives Web Site
        Details: Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6495

      5. [S47] Riguad's repertory of baptisms (Reliability: 3), December 23, 2003.
        Depocat Jean-Baptiste: born 9th, baptized September 11th, 1823
        Son of Jean-Baptiste Depocat and Adee Roy

        Researcher: Manon Bérubé

      6. [S94] Ontario Death Records (Reliability: 3), Aug 1, 2005.
        born: August 15, 1820; age: 91, 1 month 2 days.
        parents: JB & Marie Roy
        For age to be 1 month 2 days, he must have been born in September and he was.

      7. [S37] St-Joseph d'Orleans repertory of burials, Microfilm (Reliability: 2), 14 Sep 2003.
        Manon Bâerubâe [manonberubeedyph@hotmail.com] researched September 10, 2003

      8. [S155] Rigaud Parish Records, 1821 (Reliability: 3), 1 Apr 2014.
        fifteenth of January 1821 marriage of JB Depocats major son of JB Depocats, farmer, and Marie Claire Roberts of the parish of Renoit. Adelaide Roy major daughter of JB Roy and Josephte Rochbrun
        It is hard for me to read.

      9. [S81] 1901 census Canadian Census, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=102332&highlight=36&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Jean+B.+Joanisse (Reliability: 3), 25 Nov 2010.
        36 41 Joanisse Jean B. M Head M Aug 15 1822 78
        37 41 Joanisse Zoé F Wife M Sep 12 1837 63
        38 41 Joanisse John M Son S May 9 1862 38
        39 41 Joanisse Cordelia F Daughter S Jul 20 1875 25
        District: ON RUSSELL (#112)
        Subdistrict: Gloucester E-1 Page 4
        Image: View the image with: split screen
        Images are from National Archives Web Site
        Details: Schedule 1 Microfilm T-6495

      10. [S46] Notre-Dame Ottawa, Microfilm (Reliability: 3), 7 Oct 2003.
        Marriage between JB Depocat living in Bytown, major son of the late JB Depocat dit Joannisse on the one part, and Marie Zoe Vallieres, living in Bytown, minor daughter of Alexandre Vallieres and Marie Thibault on the other part. Witnesses: Joseph Joannisse and Elizabeth Joannisse