As the population grew, each census told a more complete story of the lives of the hardy, soil-of-the-earth people who carved out their existence in the Beauce. Here is the listing for the Evariste Poulin family in 1881:
|Evariste Poulin||38 years|
Raoul isn’t born yet so he’s not listed. Neither are two subsequent brothers, one who lived less than 24 hours, the other less than 48.