Noël Forquen dit Léveillé Born Nov 6, 1822 at Ymaska, District of Three Rivers, 45 miles below Montreal, Canada

Noël Fourquin Léveillé

Noël Fourquin dit (aka) Léveillé was born Nov 6, 1822 in St-Michel d'Yamaska, District of Three Rivers (Trois-Rivières), 45 miles below Montréal, Canada. He died at St. Ignace, Mich. in the spring of 1906 at age 85.     Obituary of Noël.

First wife was Madeline Lozon (Chippewa Indian & 3/4 French) Born May 11, 1821. His first marriage took place November 3, 1843.

Their Children:

1. Elizabeth --August 13, 1844 (Deceased)

2. A Boy -- December 23, 1845 " "

3. Peter -- December 22, 1846 " "

4. Mary -- July 30, 1848 " "

5. Christine -- January 18, 1850 " "

6. Elizabeth & Madeline -- Twin Girls -- Feb 9 1852

(These we knew as Aunt Elizabeth Blanchard who later married Charles Brown of Gould City and Madeline Champine of Manistique. she was Emily Blaire's Mother)

7. Joseph Oliver was born Feb 18, 1854, at Mackinack Island, Michigan. He married Selena Carter at Cheboygan, Mi. on March 17, 1874. Died at Orville's home in Gould City on January 5, 1944. Age 89.

8. William -- Dec 9, 1856

9. Louis Felix -- April 24, 1857 Married Anna Wackter, a sister of Mrs. Fred LaLonde of Gould City.

Louis and Anna had 5 children, (no dates given) they were

a. Lucy -- she died in infancy

b. Olive -- Mrs. Olive McCloy living at St. Ignace

c. Sedge -- Deceased

d. Ames -- Of St. Ignace -- married to Bridget Gallagher)

e. Charles -- now deceaced -- father of Larry Leveille, (Andy & Emily Paulin raised Larry)

10. William Noel -- April 31, 1859. (Married to one of Jim Blanchard's daughters. Jim was a brother to John Blanchard -- the man Elizabeth married first. )

11. A Boy -- Aug 3 1861 -- Stillborn

12. A Girl --

13. Harriet -- March 12, 1864 (deceased)

The second wife - Elizabeth Lozon-Terrian. She was a sister to his first wife. They married on December 28, 1865.

Their Children:

1. A Girl -- Dec 22, 1866 (Deceased)

2. Ellen Florence -- Dec 12, 1867

3. Charles Edward -- January 18, 1870

4. Phoebe -- July 16, 1874 -- she married Alex Obeshaw and had 4 children:

a. Hilda

b. Clarence

c. Lloyd

d. Earl

Joanie Moore, Email Message, 20 April 2001.