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Louis J Depocas-dit-Joanis

Louis J Depocas-dit-Joanis

Male 1800 - 1884  (84 years)

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  • Name Louis J Depocas-dit-Joanis 
    Born 11 Jan 1800  St. Martin, Île Jésus, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1884  Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 16 Oct 1884  L'Ange Gardien, Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • In 1843, the birth record of Louis' son Pierre Jules states that he was a carpenter.
    Person ID I1280  Cullen family tree

    Father Jean-Baptiste Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 28 Feb 1770, Sault-au-Récollet, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1832, Côte St. Pierre, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Marie Claire Robert,   b. Abt 12 Apr 1772, Sault-au-Récollet, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1841, St. Hermas, Deux Montagnes, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Jan 1792  St. Martin, Île Jésus, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F946  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marie Anne Marengere,   b. Abt 1815, St. Eustache, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1901, Clarence Creek, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1841  St. Hermas, Deux Montagnes, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Pierre Jules Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 04 Apr 1843, St. Andrews East, Argenteuil, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1928, Rockland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     2. Cyrille Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 24 Dec 1844, St. Andrews East, Argenteuil, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1912, North Cobalt, Nipissing, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. Jean-Baptiste Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 29 Nov 1846, Bytown, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Aug 1919, Templeton, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
     4. Edouard Joanis,   b. 27 Oct 1848, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1895, Hawkesbury, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     5. Marie Depocas-dite-Joanis,   b. 15 Aug 1850, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1932, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     6. Louis N Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 15 Apr 1852, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Julie Depocas-dite-Joanis,   b. 06 Jan 1854, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1910, Marinette, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     8. Charles Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 07 Mar 1856, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1917, Sturgeon Falls, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Marie Desanges Guindon,   b. 26 Sep 1810, St. Benoït, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1840, St. Andrews East, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1830  St. Benoït, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Candide Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 24 Feb 1832, St. Benoït, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1900, Buckingham, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Louis Janvier Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 30 Dec 1833, St. Benoït, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1847, Bytown, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [natural]
     3. Siméon Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 25 Jan 1836, St. Benoït, Deux Montagnes, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1927, Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     4. Israel Depocas-dit-Joanis,   b. 01 Dec 1838, St. Andrews East, Argenteuil, Lower Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age > 63 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F935  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Evolution of the Sawmill Industry on the Ottawa River
    Evolution of the Sawmill Industry on the Ottawa River
    At least five generations of the Joanis family were employed in the sawmill industry on the Ottawa River. This is a brief description of its growth and a photo gallery of the lumber and sawmill industries.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures: Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors, Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 83-87

    Louis J. Depocas dit Joanis (1800-1884)
    Louis J. Depocas dit Joanis (1800-1884)
    Louis was a carpenter and early Joanis sawmiller who migrated from Deux Montagnes to Carillon, Bytown and Angers. He had two wives and 12 children, many of whom followed him into sawmilling.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 82 and 88-94

    Joanis Ancestors – Family Tree Charts
    Joanis Ancestors – Family Tree Charts
    Family tree charts for each generation of our direct Joanis ancestors.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis, Volume 2: Our Lapointe and Joanis Ancestors, Four Hundred Years of French Canadian Heritage, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2018, pp 74 and 187-194


  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967Laval, St-Martin, 1791-1800, page 197.

    2. [S180] L'Ange Gardien, Angers, Quebec - Baptisms & Burials, 1864-1900 - SGO, 124.

    3. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967Laval, St. Martin, 1791-1800, page 16.

    4. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967 St.Hermas, 1841, page 6.