Burial record for Marie Josephte dite Maranda

Marie-Josephte

by Jacques A. Comeau, May 1997 If all family histories have mysteries that demand to be elucidated, the origins of our first Quebec ancestor, Marie-Josephte, is a good example. Here is what we know: Marie-Josephte was raised in the care of the Maranda couple, Jean-Baptiste Maranda and Charlotte Geli, not adopted. She was neither a…