Vital Dévost[1]

Male 1848 -    Has more than 100 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Vital Dévost 
    Relationshipwith Marie Therese Nadeau
    Born 4 Feb 1848 
    Baptized 7 May 1848  Ste Luce, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Siblings 7 Siblings 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Thomas Desvaux,   b. 1680, St. Planchers, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (3 x Great Grandfather)
    Elizabeth Bernier  (2 x Great Grandmother)
    Person ID I19062  Antoine_Roy
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2011 

    Father AncestorsJean Bénoni Dévost,   b. 7 Dec 1809 
    Mother AncestorsSusanne Ringuet,   b. 22 Nov 1827 
    Married 1 Jul 1845  St-Basile, Madawaska, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 7 May 1848 - Ste Luce, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Chip Gagnon. Upper St John Valleyweb site,,
      [1860 U.S. Census for Township Number 18, Range 7 (now the western part of Fort Kent) line 18, dwelling 212, family 207 on page 466. Chip's popup indicates the 1850 U.S. Census shows the family living in Portage Lake Pltn., p.123b, which would explain the length of time between birth and baptisms, since Portage Lake is at least 50 miles from Ste Luce in Frenchville, Maine.].

    2. [S38] Ste Luce, Frenchville, Maine Parish RegisterUpper St John web site, Page 121, Baptism No B40,
      [Godparents were Cyrille Albert and Anastasie Cyr. Birth is shown as 4 Feb 1848.].

    3. [S155] LaVerdiere, Diane P. and Voskuhl, Robert K.. Genealogies of the Catholic Families of Maine, New Brunswick, and the Province of Quebec (CD). Grooms page 660,
      [Name shown as Jean Benoni.].

    4. [S184] Gabriel Drouin, compiler. Drouin Collection, Acadian French Catholic Church Records. Drouin Collection, Montreal, Québec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin, S > St-Basile > 1792-1910 > image 261,
      [marriage record].