David Vachon

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Joseph David Vachon and his wife, Celanire raised at least 17 children.

Joseph David Vachon and wife Celanire.
Joseph David Vachon and wife Celanire.

In census reports, he is listed as a farmer, but with a stump foot his income must have been hindered as walking was almost impossible. How his foot must have hurt each and every day and night of his life.Joseph David Vachon with stump foot

David Vachon was born in 1836 and died in 1907.
Celanire Vachon dit Pomerleau was born in 1847 and died in 1928.

Their children in birth order were:
Jean Alphonse
Jean Napoleon
Jean Alphonse
Jean Omer
Marie Delia
Marie Malvina
Marie Lydia
Marie Rose Victoire Desneiges
Joseph Arthur
Joseph Arthur
Marie Anne Bertha Alberta
Joseph Adolphe


Joyce Derenas is a historical fiction author who writes stories based on the real lives of her French-Canadian ancestors of the Beauce Valley in Quebec.