More on the MESSIER Family! It's been a while since I have submitted...
More on the MESSIER Family! It's been a while since I have submitted anything to this site because of a computer crash and loss of information.
George MESSIER/MACIA/ MACHIE, etc married Marie Philomene BROUSSEAU in Chester, MA the 26th of May 1867. Their children are:
George Edmund MESSIER b. 12 March 1868 unknown place and d. 22 January 1908 at the age of 40 years of tuberculosis. George married Rosalie DELUDE (b. 28 March 1871, Willimantic and d. 13 April 1911 in Willimantic, CT) on the 28 May 1888 in Willimantic. George's parents were in the area at this time as they had a daughter, Mary Emma, who was born the 2nd May 1888 in Columbia, CT. George and Rosalie had ten children:
Joseph Edmond MESSIER/MORTON who married his first cousin, Cora Rose PERKINS. Joseph was born 1st March 1889 in Willimantic. Joseph and Cora Rose married the 24th of December 1914 in East Lyme, CT. Their children are listed in an earlier posting. He married Esther HALL under the name of MORTON in New London, CT and had at least one other child with Esther.
Clara E. MESSIER b. 26 August 1890 in Lebanon, CT. She married Eli MORVAN 8th January 1907 in Willimantic, CT. Clara died of acute tuberculosis in May 1908. She was 19 years old.
Florina MESSIER b. 5 March 1892 in Willimantic, CT. Florina never married. She continued to live with her mother and siblings while working at the American Thread Company in Willimantic. Florina's life was also cut short by tuberculosis at the age of 17. Her death occurred the 17th of September 1908 in Willimantic.
Marie Louise Georgienne MESSIER b. 4 June 1893 in Willimantic, CT. She isn't listed on her mother's obituary in 1911.
Marie Rose Albina MESSIER b. 8 December 1896 in Fall River, MA. "Bena" died the 20th May 1915. She was 18 years old and also died of tuberculosis.
Melanie I. MESSIER b. 14 January 1899 in Willimantic, CT and died the 16th January 1899 in Willimantic, CT
Joseph Antoine MESSIER b. 3 April 1900 in Willimantic, CT and died the 25 December 1960 in Willimantic, CT. He married Marie Victoria COUCHON (b. 22 February 1893 in Willimantic and d. 13 December 1948 in Willimantic). Joseph and Marie had at least two sons, Raymond George and Edward Joseph. Joseph Antoine married a second time to Edwardina TAYLOR (b. 18 April 1900 in Willimantic, CT and d. 13 April 1964 in Norwich, CT)
Louis Clement Messier b. 16 March 1902 in Columbia, CT d. 22 May 1967 in Willimantic, CT. Louis married Marie Odile CAYA (b. 15 May 1900 in
St. David, Canada). They had four children: Joseph Henry, Irene Marie, Jeanne Clair and Janet Anne.
Theodore MESSIER b. 16 December 1903 in Columbia, CT and d. 22 February 1907 in Willimantic, CT
Florence Lena MESSIER b. 2 August 1905 in Willimantic, CT. Florence died just before her first birthday the 21st of July 1906 of Cholora.
After the deaths of George and Rosalie, the guardianship of their three minor children, Albina, Antoine and Clement was placed with George Messier/Macha. The children were 18, 15 and 12 years.