My family tree

I was born in the Goulet family in 1975. My grand-father Wilfrid Joseph Arthur Goulet, was born in 1907 in Levis, Quebec, a small town outside of Quebec city. He married my grand-mother Marie Albertina Claire Belanger in 1935 in Saint-Louis de Pintendre. Tracing back the family tree of Wilfrid, I managed to identify Jacques Goulet (married to Marguerite Mullier) has the first of my ancestors setting foot in the New World back in 1646.

Moulin du Petit-Pré (Little Meadow Mill) where Jacques worked as a miller in Québec.

My recent Goulet ancestors lived in the Levis region most of their lives, with a few exceptions, some family members emigrated to New Hampshire in the late 1880’s.

On my mother’s side, I was born a Dulac. My great-grand father Louis-Philippe Dulac was born in 1868 in  Berthierville, a region north of Montreal. In 1891, he married Marie-Louise Lafontaine and they left a couple of years later to live in Waterbury, Connecticut where more children came into the family. Louis-Philippe was a carpenter and he opened up a shop with his brother Maxime.

Waterbury directory advert

Louis-Philippe came back to Canada in 1908 and my grand-father Lucien was born a couple of years later in 1912. I always wondered what my life would have been if Lucien had been born in America.

This is but just a small sample of my research but a good start for readers out there to know what surnames I am interested in. So I’m a Goulet but also a Dulac, Boies, Belanger, Genereux and (of course) a Tremblay. Stay tuned in for more discoveries!

1 Sep 2014 Update:

For genealogists and family interested in my the research I have completed already, take a look at my profile and family tree on Wikitree here :  or log in to Familysearch (it’s free!) and take a look at paternal granddad Wilfrid Goulet and maternal granddad Lucien Dulac.


6 Responses to “My family tree”

  1. Pierre Lagacé August 29, 2014 at 12:09 pm #

    You’re good.

    • Marylene August 29, 2014 at 3:18 pm #

      Thank you! But if I’m good, you are definitely better, I had a look at your research, it’s touching and amazing!

    • Pierre Lagacé August 29, 2014 at 4:29 pm #

      Thanks but I can’t help it writing and sharing.
      When I say you’re good… I mean it.


  2. Rosh September 1, 2014 at 9:43 am #

    Sorry, I asked if you were from Canada. I should’ve looked here first. Great to meet a fellow Canadian. I see you’ve met Pierre already! It great to be part of a community.:-)

    • Marylene September 1, 2014 at 4:37 pm #

      No worries! 🙂 Glad to meet a fellow canadian as well!

  3. Pierre Lagacé September 14, 2014 at 9:41 am #

    I did not read this very carefully.
    I know that place.

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