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Bernadette Domithilde Joanis

Bernadette Domithilde Joanis

Female 1886 - 1973  (87 years)

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  • Name Bernadette Domithilde Joanis  [1
    Born 04 May 1886  Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 04 Jun 1973  Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 06 Jun 1973  Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Bernadette was the eldest daughter of the Jules Joanis and Délina Quévillon originally of Angers, Quebec. The family had moved to Rockland, Ontario where Jules was a millwright at the W.C. Edwards sawmills (he maintained and repaired machinery and equipment). Jules died in 1900 at age 37, leaving a widow and six children.
      After her father's death, to help support the family, Bernadette went to work for Mr. Dent, a tailor in Rockland. Dent later sent her to work in his shop in Ottawa, where she learned to speak, read and write English. She became an expert tailor, seamstress and dressmaker.
      She married George Turner in Rockland in 1906, after which they settled in Ottawa and then Hurdman's Bridge, where they raised 14 children.
    Person ID I5222  Cullen family tree

    Father Jules Joanis,   b. 04 Dec 1862, Angers, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1900, Rockland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Marie Délina Quévillon,   b. 01 Aug 1867, Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1968, Hull, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Nov 1884  L'Ange Gardien, Angers, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joseph George Turner,   b. 02 Jan 1884, Hintonburg, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1977, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1906  Très Ste. Trinité, Rockland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • The Ontario Marriage Registry for Russell County contains the following record: No. 16930-06 Joseph George Turner, 22, railroad work, (born) Ottawa, (residence) Coteau Station, Quebec, s/o Francis Turner and Emma Lapointe married Bernadette Joanisse, 20, dress maker, (born) Rockland, (residence) same, d/o Jules Joanisse and Délina Quévillon, witness Francis Turner and Marie Levesque, both of Rockland, 22 August 1906 at Rockland.
    Children 
     1. Robert Edward Turner,   b. 20 Jul 1907, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 1991, Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     2. Harvey Francis Joseph Turner,   b. 22 Dec 1908, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1964, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Bernadette Turner,   b. 13 Jan 1910, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1994, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     4. Lawrence Edward Turner,   b. 03 Aug 1911, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Sep 1911, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     5. Francis de Sales Jules Turner,   b. 21 Sep 1912, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1971, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     6. Theresa Mary Gertrude Turner,   b. 19 Oct 1913, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 2010, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     7. George Louis Turner,   b. 03 Jun 1915, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1965, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     8. Mary Madeleine Turner,   b. 17 May 1917, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Sep 2016, Bolton, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)  [natural]
     9. Lucy Claire Mary Turner,   b. 19 Nov 1918, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 2009, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     10. Florence Marie Turner,   b. 06 Apr 1920, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2016, Grafton, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     11. Pauline Mary Turner,   b. 26 May 1921, Hurdman's Bridge, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 2016, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     12. John Albert Mark Turner,   b. 09 Nov 1922, Hurdman's Bridge, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jun 1942, Bakel, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)  [natural]
     13. Alice Mary Turner,   b. 15 Feb 1925, Hurdman's Bridge, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 2010, Kanata, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     14. James Henry Turner,   b. 28 Jan 1927, Hurdman's Bridge, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 2004, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     15. Mary Anne Winnifred Turner,   b. 07 Jun 1929, Hurdman's Bridge, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2013, Mariposa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F2177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Bernadette Turner 1953
    Bernadette Turner 1953
    Bernadette Joanis first communion c1896
    Bernadette Joanis first communion c1896
    Bernadette Joanis c1904
    Bernadette Joanis c1904
    Bernadette Turner c1940
    Bernadette Turner c1940
    Laura, Bernadette and Délina Joanis c1905
    Laura, Bernadette and Délina Joanis c1905
    At the Schnupp farm, Bourget c1940
    At the Schnupp farm, Bourget c1940
    Back: George turner, Bernadette Turner, Laura Dinelle, Délina Gauthier, Jean-Louis Schnupp, Arthur Dinelle; Front: Winnifred Turner, Yvette Schnupp, Guy Schnupp, Marc Schnupp
    Turner/Joanis family at Hurdman's Bridge 1942
    Turner/Joanis family at Hurdman's Bridge 1942
    Back: Laura & Arthur Dinelle, Alice Joanis, George & Bernadette Turner, Délina Gauthier, Florence Turner, Marie Anne Joanis, Harvey Turner; Front: Lucy Turner, Bernadette Kenny, Frank & Frances Turner, Jo Turner, Terry & Greg Hart
    Joanis/Turner - five generations 1951
    Joanis/Turner - five generations 1951
    Back: Bernadette Turner, Harvey Turner; Front: Délina Joanis, Alison Juneau, Robert Juneau
    Joanis-Turner get together 1936
    Joanis-Turner get together 1936
    Winnifred Turner, Délina Joanis Gauthier, Marie-Anne Joanis, Bernadette Turner, Eleanor Turner, Alison Turner
    Harvey Turner, Billy Turner, Délina Gauthier, Bernadette Turner 1936
    Harvey Turner, Billy Turner, Délina Gauthier, Bernadette Turner 1936
    Bernadette Joanis age 15 1901
    Bernadette Joanis age 15 1901
    Délina Gauthier, Bernadette Turner, Theresa & Greg Hart 1942
    Délina Gauthier, Bernadette Turner, Theresa & Greg Hart 1942
    Bernadette Turner and daughter
    Bernadette Turner and daughter
    George Turner and Bernadette Joanis family tree
    George Turner and Bernadette Joanis family tree

    Histories
    George and Bernadette Turner’s Children
    George and Bernadette Turner’s Children
    Biographies of the 14 adult children of George and Bernadette Turner, each authored by members of their families

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures: Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1, Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013,
    Chapter 6, pp 101-135

    John Albert Mark Turner Memorial (1922-1942)
    John Albert Mark Turner Memorial (1922-1942)
    Mark was one of five children of George and Bernadette Turner to serve in Canada’s armed forces in WWII. He was a 19-year-old RCAF flight sergeant wireless/air gunner when his Wellington bomber was shot down over Holland on June 9, 1942.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 6, pp 231-242

    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

    Jules Joanis (1862-1900) and Délina Quévillon (1867-1968)
    Jules Joanis (1862-1900) and Délina Quévillon (1867-1968)
    Our great grandfather, Jules Joanis, had a career in sawmilling, and was a millwright at the Edwards mills in Rockland when he died at the age of 37, leaving his wife and seven children.

    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, 2018 pp 112-122, 227-231 and 261-262.

    George Joseph Turner (1884-1977) and Bernadette Joanis (1886-1973)
    George Joseph Turner (1884-1977) and Bernadette Joanis (1886-1973)
    George Turner followed in his father Frank's footsteps as a railroad engineer, and also by marrying Bernadette Joanis in 1906, thereby extending our French Canadian ancestry.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, 2013, pp 63-82, 215-230 and 269-270.

    George and Bernadette Turner Family Photo Album
    George and Bernadette Turner Family Photo Album

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, pp 83-100.


    Albums
    Bernadette Joanis
    Bernadette Joanis (8)
    Bernadette Joanis photos
    George J. Turner and Bernadette Joanis family
    George J. Turner and Bernadette Joanis family (43)
    George Turner photos
    George J. Turner – Bark Lake and Trout Lake Photos
    George J. Turner – Bark Lake and Trout Lake Photos (13)
    The family cottages were on bark Lake and Trout Lake, both west of Barry's Bay, Ontario off Highway 60.

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] L'Ange Gardien, Angers, Quebec - Baptisms & Burials, 1864-1900 - SGO, 119.

    2. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967Angers, L'Ange Gardien, 1879-1890, 183.

    3. [S3] Obituary Notice.

    4. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967Angers, L'Ange Gardien Parish, 1879-1890, Page 146.

    5. [S41] Ancestry.ca, Ontario Marriages, Russell County, 1906, Page 37.