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Marie Adeline McGough

Female 1847 - 1919  (71 years)


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  • Name Marie Adeline McGough 
    Born 6 Dec 1847  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 7 Dec 1847  St. Jean Baptiste Church, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marie Adeline was baptised on Dec. 7, 1847 in L'Isle-Verte, St. Jean Baptiste Church & was registered as Marie Adeline McGauh, born last evening (Dec. 6th) child of John McGauh, shoemaker & Angele Cote; godfather was Francois Dumas, godmother Madeleine Patoine (her grandmother) who signed (as Ma Patoine) with the father & Fr. Dumas.
      (Quebec Vital Records>L>L'Isle-Verte(St-Jean-Baptiste)>1847, image 39 of 45)
    1847 Dec 7 Baptismal record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec for Marie Adeline McGough
    1847 Dec 7 Baptismal record from St. Jean Baptiste, L'Isle-Verte, Quebec for Marie Adeline McGough
    born last evening (Dec. 6th) child of John McGauh, shoemaker & Angele Cote; godfather was Francois Dumas, godmother Madeleine Patoine (grandmother?) who signed (as Ma Patoine) with the father & Fr. Dumas.
    Census 1851  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1851 Canadian census for Quebec/Rimouski/le verte Mary McGough is listed with her parents, she was listed as 5 yrs. old
    1851 Canada census le verte, Rimouski, Quebec for John McGough & Angele Cote & family
    1851 Canada census le verte, Rimouski, Quebec for John McGough & Angele Cote & family
    this census shows John McGough as a Cordonnier (shoemaker), born in Irlande (B for British), Catholic, 30 yrs old; also listed is his wife Angele Cote, born in Isle Verte (F for French), 27; children Thomas 7, Mary 5, Angele 3 & Elisabeth 1 they are all listed as being born in Isle Verte (originally F for French but crossed out & changed to B for British) but there is an unusual note in the right margin which says 'the father of McGough being of British origin, the children are considered the same origin as that of the mother, French-Candian'; the family is living in a 1 floor, 1 family home with a barn.
    Census 1861  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1861 Canadian census for Ilse-Verte, Marie McGough is listed as 15 yrs. old
    1861 Canada census Isle-Verte, Temiscouata, Quebec for John McGough and Sophie Clark and family
    1861 Canada census Isle-Verte, Temiscouata, Quebec for John McGough and Sophie Clark and family
    Census 1871  Cacouna, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found an 1871 census record for Abraham DeViller & his wife Adeline Dumas & their child Marie born in Oct 1870; the census was taken around April 2, 1871
      Note: according to the court records Marie McGough was supposed to be living with them during this period taking care of their child, but she was not listed on the census with them.
    Occupation 25 May 1871  Cacouna, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to a chapter from the book "Gibiers de Potence' by Marcelle Cinq-Mars & other documents supplied to me by the author, Marie McGough was employed as a servant in the home of Abraham DeVillers & wife Adeline Dumas (whose father Francois Dumas was Marie McGough's godfather), she was responsible for looking after their 6 mo. old child Clara; she was accused of murdering the child on this day & admitting that she did it; sent to the penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario; her trial took place on Jan 1, 1872 in Ottawa & she was sentenced to execution on Tues Jan 9, 1872; they turned the sentence into hard work at the penitentiary for life since there were doubts about her sanity & the fact that she was a woman; her brother Thomas McGough pleaded with the courts in a letter dated Jan 28 1878 to release her to his care; in Sept 1878 she was released to Thomas' care; on May 22, 1903 she was admitted to the Hospital St. Michel-Archangel in Quebec for insanity & died there in Feb 1919.
    1877 Sep 3 Copy of letter from the Warden of The Kinston Penity Kingston to Thomas McGough
    1877 Sep 3 Copy of letter from the Warden of The Kinston Penity Kingston to Thomas McGough
    1879 Sep 9 Extract of a letter from Warden of Penitentiary Kinston
    1879 Sep 9 Extract of a letter from Warden of Penitentiary Kinston
    1878 Jan 28 Thomas McGough's letter to the Minister of Justice translated by Marcelle Cinq-Mars
    1878 Jan 28 Thomas McGough's letter to the Minister of Justice translated by Marcelle Cinq-Mars
    Book cover for 'Gibiers de Potence' (transl. Gallows Birds) by Marcelle Cinq-Mars
    Book cover for 'Gibiers de Potence' (transl. Gallows Birds) by Marcelle Cinq-Mars
    Census 1881  Jacques-Cartier, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found an 1881 census of Canada for a Mary McGaw born 1851, 30 yrs. old, born in Quebec, Irish, servant, living with the Huot family, husband, wife & 3 children
      Not sure if this is our Marie McGough
    1881 Canada census Jacques-Cartier ward, Quebec for Mary McGaw, 30 yrs. old, servant
    1881 Canada census Jacques-Cartier ward, Quebec for Mary McGaw, 30 yrs. old, servant
    Census 1891  Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found an 1891 Census record from Quebec/Distr. #178 Quebec West/#6 Banlieue South pg. 6 from Apr. 8, for Mary McGough, 43, domestic, b. Ireland, general servant living with Louis & Margaret Burroughs; don't know if this is the same person.
      (Ancestry.ca 1891 census image 8 (image 12 is a dup. of image 8)
    1891 Canada census Banlieu South, Quebec for Mary McGough, 43, domestic living with Louis & Margaret Burroughs
    1891 Canada census Banlieu South, Quebec for Mary McGough, 43, domestic living with Louis & Margaret Burroughs
    Census 1901  L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a 1901 Census record from Quebec/#196 Temiscouata/Ile Verte, pg. 22 line 9 for McGough, Marie, lodger, b. 10 Jun 1851, 50, b. Irelander, servant living with Martial & Arthanase Levesque; don't know if this is the same person.
      (Ancestry.ca 1901 census image 22, last line on pg. 22)
    1901 Canada census Isle-Verte, Quebec for Marie McGough, 50 yrs. old, lodger
    1901 Canada census Isle-Verte, Quebec for Marie McGough, 50 yrs. old, lodger
    living with Mathel & Arthemise Levesque both 64 yrs. old
    Medical 22 May 1903  Hospital St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marie McGough was admitted to this hospital on 22 May 1903 per her card file received from the hospital.
    Census 1911  Hospital St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On the 1911 Canadian Census for Asile d'Alinis de Beauport, Quebec, Marie McGough, 63 yrs. old, b. 1848 for Quebec, I am told by Roger LaFrance that this was a hospital for the insane; became St. Michel- Archange Hospital in Beauport & is now Hospital Robert-Giffard.
    1911 Canada Census Asile d'Alinis de Beauport, Quebec for Marie McGough, 63 yrs. old
    1911 Canada Census Asile d'Alinis de Beauport, Quebec for Marie McGough, 63 yrs. old
    Died 2 Feb 1919  Hospital St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Received a response on 4/17/09 to a letter I sent to the Hospital Robert-Giffard saying that all their records were destroyed as part of a records retention program from 1847-1967 including Marie McGough's but they had an index card still on file that they sent a copy of, all it had on it was her folder #7611, her name MCGOUGH, Marie, her date of admission 22-5-1903 & her address L'Isle- Verte, Temiscouata; no birthdate, no age on admission, no parents, no spouse, no children, not even a death date. I will continue to research this issue.
      Received copies of both Certificate of death & Copy of Act of Death from Quebec civil records; it states that Marie Adeline Mcgouh, born 12/6/1847 in L'isle-Verte to John McGouh & Angele Cote, died on 2/2/1919 in Quebec, the disposition of the body was 2/3/1919 (no mention of burial or cemetery).
      (Certiificate #3191904806581 dated 5/26/2009; Document #D090119446-01 & - 02)
    1919 Feb 2 Marie Adeline McGouh Copy of Act of Death from Quebec civil records
    1919 Feb 2 Marie Adeline McGouh Copy of Act of Death from Quebec civil records
    Marie Adeline Mcgouh, born 12/6/1847 in L'isle-Verte to John McGouh & Angele Cote, died on 2/2/1919 in Quebec, the disposition of the body was 2/3/1919 (no mention of burial or cemetery).
    Buried 3 Feb 1919  Cemetery of St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Found a burial record from Quebec Hopital St. Michel-Archange from Feb. 3 1919, S8, for a Marie McGough, 71 yrs. old, from L'Isle-Verte, died in hospital the evening before (2nd); no parents or spouse are listed.
    1919 Feb 3 burial record for Marie McGough from St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec
    1919 Feb 3 burial record for Marie McGough from St. Michel-Archangel, Quebec
    Person ID I1571  Levesque_Lozier_Mascola_Messina
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2020 

    Father John McGough,   b. Abt 1820, Belfast, Antrim & Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1875, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Marie Angelle Cote,   b. 9 Jun 1824, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1853, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1845  St. Jean Baptiste Church, L'Isle-Verte, Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 25 May 1871 - Cacouna, Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
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