BLAIR, BLEOR (BELAIR DIT VETU) FAMILY

Data from Roland C. Bruley, 1991.

Jacques-Philippe Vetu dit Belair/St-Bellaire (Philippe Vetu dit Belair & Marie-Madeleine Feret, of France)

2/26/1724, Montreal

Marie-Anne Laroche (widow of Etienne Robidoux, dau. of Jean Laroche and Marie-Madeleine Lareau)

Joseph Marie Vetu dit St-Bellaire (Jacques-Philippe Vetu dit Belair/St-Bellaire) and Marie-Anne Laroche)

7/27/1750, St-Francois-Xavier

Marie-Catherine Boisselle (Charles Boisselle and Marie-Therese Daudelain)

Jean-Marie Belair-Vetu (Joseph Belair-Vetu and Marie-Catherine Boisselle)

m. 5 May 1783, Vercheres

Francoise Poulin (Pierre Poulin and Josephte Labranche) of St-Joachim

Jean-Marie Belair (Jean-Baptiste Belair and Francoise Poulin) m. 25 November 1811, St-Luc

Marguerite Dandurand (Michel Dandurand and Marguerite Durbois)

Jean-Marie Belair-Vetu (Jean-Marie Belair-Vetu and Marguerite Dandurand)

m. 14 October 1834, St-Valentin

Olive Grenier (Francois Grenier and Louise Carriere)

Baptized 16 December 1812, Lacadie, Jean Marie, son of Jean-Marie Belair, farmer, and Marguerite Languirand [sic].

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1. John Blair of Lacolle, Canada. m. Mary Griney. Freeman 1848, Isle la Motte, Vt.

1.1 John Blair Jr. m. 18 June 1872, Isle la Motte, Vt., Sophia Brow, dau. of Napoleon and Sophia (Pelkea) Brow.

1.2 Ambroise Belaire, b. 1840. m. 16 April 1861, St. Bernard de Lacolle, P.Q., Philomene Elize Gauthier, dau. Francois-Xavier Gauthier and Marie-Louise Vetu-Belaire. Article in Lifelines, NNYACGS, v. 2, no. 2.

1.2.1 Napoleon Belair. m. 31 October 1904, Indian Orchard, Mass., Alma Mary Daigle, dau. of Leandre Daigle and Marie-Rosalie Gagne.

1.2.2 Ambroise Gilbert Belair, m. c. 1892, Blue Pond, N.Y., Mary Catherine Bertrand.

2. Jack Eugene Blair, b. Canada--d. . m. Margaret Barabed, b. Canada.

2.1 David Blair, b. 2/29/1834/1832/1837, Canada--d. 12/26/1936. m. (1) Mary Ozite Ethier; m. (2) Mary Dragon; m. (3) 11/14/1909, Champlain, N.Y., Frankie LaFountain, b. 1842, Canada; m. (4) _____.

2.1.1 Louisa Blair, b. 1853--d. 12/19/1925. m. 12/3/1875, Allen Tacy, b. 1847--d. 1930, son of Joseph and Betsy (Glass/Brooks) Tacy.

2.1.2 John Blair, b. 1864--d. 8/31/1957, Alburg, Vt. m. 1/29/1885, North Hero M.E. Church, Lavina Popaloose, b. 4/11/1867/1868, North Hero, Vt.--d. 1940.

2.1.3 Rose Blair. m. Henry Lucia.

2.1.4 Virginia Blair. m. John Duchaine, Sr

2.1.5 Mary Blair, b. 1/22/1859, West Farnham, P.Q., Quebec--d. 8/8/1934. m. 10/5/1878, Herman Paquette, b. 5/20/1854, North Hero, Vt.--d. 7/17/1927. Both buried in North Hero, Vt.

2.1.6 Agnes Blair. m. 3/4/1882, Joseph Smith, Jr.; m. (2) 10/8/1901, Joseph Bedard.

2.1.7 Oliver Blair, b. 1861--d. 3/27/1923. m. Amanda Gonyea, b. 1862--d. 10/15/1931.

2.1.8 David Blair, Jr., b. 3/20/1870--d. 7/27/1870 [sic], but Bruley shows descendants for him.

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