S: Family History of Bev and Jim Morgan
FC: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: Welcome to our family... This family book was created by Bev Morgan 2012 in order to share memories of past generations which would be lost otherwise. We learn about ourselves and where we come from by looking back in time to our ancestors.
2: Mother | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | June (Robert) | Althea (Cadotte) | William Robert | Bev (Cartier) | Lexina (Bell) | Leon Cartier | Corrine Lefevre | Henry Cadotte | Rose Primeau | David Robert | Clifford Bell | Julienne Charron | Venance SansCartier | Ovila J Cartier | Josephine Charron | Daughter Joyce | Joyce Morgan
3: unknown | J | Father | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Warren James Morgan | Leona (Robotaille) | Warren Morgan | Odenna Robitaile | Willis VanLuven | Lenna (Morgan) Rice | unknown | unknown | unknown | unknown | unknown | Ellen Slack | William | unknown | Son Jason | Jason Morgan
4: Great Grandparents | Grandparents | Parents | Bev (Cartier) Morgan
5: Grandparents | Parents | Warren James Morgan | Our Ancestors
6: Once upon a time in Nouvion-en-Thierache, Aisne, France a male child was born that would be my direct ancestor.His name was Nicolas Nouvion, born about the year 1710. He would marry Reine Breuse around 1730. They would bear a son, Jacques Nouvion. Jacques was shipped out with the Regiment de Bearn to Quebec, Canada at about the age of 25 to fight in the French & Indian War. One month after the war was over Jacques met and married Marie Anne La Vigne Poutre on October 20, 1760 in Varennes, Vercheres Quebec, Canada. They had 9 children: Their first born named after his father,was Jacques, born April 10, 1763.In the French community being the eldest male heir, he inherited all of the estate of the father, Jacques Novion dit Sanscartier married Marie Cecile Beaudoin. They had 4 children. The oldest was named Francois Nouvion dit Sanscartier born 1807 (died in 1884) in Montreal, Quebec. Francois married Esther Auger in St. Lin, L'Assomption, Quebec on September 3, 1838 and had 13 children. They lived in St. Lin, near Montreal for many years before moving to Ontario. | CARTIER FAMILY | Venance was their 2nd child (born September 20, 1840) and was 11 years old when the family moved to Paincourt, Dover, Kent County, Ontario in 1841. Venance married Julienne Charron (born December 26, 1842) on November 22, 1864 in Pain Court, Ontario (Refer to their family picture on next page). They had 13 children. Leon (Bev's Grandfather) was the 11th child born. Venance grew up & was best friends to Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who became Liberal Premier of Ontario.Venance recalled when he moved to Grande Pointe that they had to clear the land of the brush. The land was covered with woods and was a hindrance for farming. The settlers put no value on the lumber and were glad to be rid of it. He later became quite well off because of the timber. Venance was a farmer and for fourteen years was counsellor of Dover Township and two years as Deputy Reeve. Venance died in Grande Pointe at the age of 99 and had been ill only a week. He died just before his 100th birthday & buried with his wife at St. Phillipe Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dover Township, Kent County, Ontario.
7: Top Left: Family celebration of Venances upcoming 100th Birthday Below: Venance | RIGHT: Leon and Alexina Cartier, & family. Out of 20 children, 13 grew to adulthood. | Top: Venance & Julienne with family & spouses
8: Grandparents | Parents | At 17 | Ovila was taken out of school after he completed Grade 3 to work on the farm. At age 16 years, Ovila left home with only the shirt on his back, leaving behind an alcoholic and abusive father. He worked for a nearby farmer as a hired hand. The farmer brought him into the city & bought Ovila clothes and shoes. He then asked Ovila to work for him for 1 year to pay off his debt. Afterwards, he was hired by Ed Myers to drive trucks to deliver vegetables such as sugar beets. Moving to Tilbury with his bride, he was employed in an aircraft factory during WW2 for a short time and eventually was employed by Rockwell Braking company. | 1927 Cartier Children Adeline, Valcia, Donny, Henry, Josephine, Ovila, Marie | Ovila J Cartier
9: vovila aWhnd vila | Ovila once said that during his trucking years, he met June on a country farm and fell in love at first sight. They bought their first home at 4 Dupuis St in Tilbury, Ontario. They had 3 children, Rox-Ann, Beverly and Kevin.
10: Above: William & Althea (Cadotte) Robert with family Eileen, June, Bert,Mildred, Ruth, Noreen, Althea, William, Melvin Top Right: Althea 1901 21yrs old Bottom Right: Robert Family Picnic
11: June was the third oldest of the Robert family. The family survived during hard times by selling their farm products at the city market. The family spoke both french and english. Friday nights was special night where aunts, uncles and cousins would gather the Robert Farm to play Euchre and other card games. June decided not to go on to High School and to stay and help out on the farm. | JUNE (ROBERT) CARTIER
12: June's mother's Althea maiden name Cadotte has an heritage that can be traced to 1620 in Anjou, France. Rene Cadot (born 1620) married Renee Rugande. They had two children Marie (Durand)born 1666 & Mathurin born 1649. They had six children. Rene Cadot (born April 29, 1699) married Marie Louise (Proteau). They had five children. Louis Cadot (born April 20, 1727) with his 2nd marriage to Francouis (Trotter) had three children in which the middle child "Peter Pierrie Cadot" was born in 1777 (died in 1852). He was a highly competent and successful ship carpenter and made his residence in St. John, Quebec. He also settled for a few years in Kingston. | LEFT: Althea (Cadotte) & William Robert 1957 | Cadotte family history traced back to 1620 | LEFT: June (Robert) Maternal Grandparents "Henry & Corrine Cadotte"
13: Father | Grand Mother | Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Father | Great Grand Mother | Great Grand Mother | Henry Cadotte | Ann (Gravel) | Henry Cadotte | Mary (Cameron) | John Gravel | Peter Cadotte | Hester Peppin | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | N/A | Francois (Trotter) | Louis Cadot | During his young manhood, he married Hester Peppin (1800-1844)of Montreal. Surviving her husband, she past her last days with her son Joseph Cadotte. She died in 1884 and is buried in Paincourt, Ontario. They had three children: Henry (born 1836), Joseph (1832) and James.(1838) Henry's 2nd marriage to Ann (Gravel)(1844) had eight children. The fourth child born Henry (1873) married Corrine (Lefevre) (1879).They had twelve children.Althea, the 2nd child was born in 1901 and married William Robert (1898). Their daughter June (1932)married Ovila Cartier (1925). | 1873-1954 | 1836- ? | 1844-1917 | 1777-1852 | 1727- ?
14: Great Grandparents | Grandparents | Parents
15: Warren Morgan enlisted in the Navy at a young age during World War 2. He was a gun smith, and tool & dye machinist. For over 50 yrs, he became specialized in Antique Clock Repair. In 1949, he married Leona (Van Luven). They had 7 children: James, Barbara, Candace, Dean, Jan, Lenna and Tina.
16: Jim Morgan with his parents and siblings (Dean missing in above photo) | Leona Morgan's family was her passion and her love of her seven children was endless. She always took pride of her family and cherished each day with them.
17: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | Pictures from the past | Jim & Bev family June 2011
18: Pictures from Bev's Past
19: Pictures from Jim's Past
20: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | Pictures from the Present | Jim, & Bev with Joyce & son, Jake, Jason &Jenn with daughters, Mackenzie, Kylie and Tessa June 2011
24: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers