Dorey Family of Susan J. Dorey: George Dorey

My Doreys originated in Jersey, an island in the English Channel; the earliest known are from 1690. They moved to Arichat on Isle Madame in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia in the early 1800s.

This page addresses the family of George Dorey, sixth child of Philippe Dorey who was born 1753 in Jersey. George immigrated to Nova Scotia with his parents and siblings. There he married two wives and had five children.

Most of this family is buried in West Arichat, Isle Madame, Richmond Co., Nova Scotia at the Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary (sometimes abbreviated ICC).

On 2-5-2007 I revised this page to show that Henry John Dorey is a separate person from his brother Clément Honoré. I am finally persuaded they are two.

"John Janvrin was granted a tract of land on Janvrin's Island under the governorship of William MacCormick. The tract of land Janvrin owned was comprised of 1000 or 1500 acres. He set up a fishing post in Janvrin's Harbour and stayed for a while before returning to Arichat. Through the years he sold or rented to fishermen various small properties on the island. The government of Nova Scotia repossessed it around 1894. A story is told that when John Janvrin left Janvrin's Island he made George Dorey promise to call the harbour Janvrin's Harbour after him." (From janvrinsisland.ca/history/)

This page lists the first three generations. There is additional information:

At A Glance

In the Beginning

4 George DOREY (1810–1883) was born in Jersey and immigrated to Arichat, Nova Scotia prior to 1838. Parents were Philippe Dorey and Judith Le Scelleur.
first wife Christian CAMERON married 1838 Arichat, NS
second wife Charlotte Bellefontaine PETITPAS (1811–1888) as born in Tracadie, NS; married 1842 Arichat, NS

First Generation

4.1 George William DOREY (1846–1904) Arichat, NS moved to West Arichat, NS
4.2 Henry John DOREY (1847/8– ) Arichat, NS; may have died young
4.3 Clément Honoré DOREY (1851–1931) Arichat, NS
4.4 Peter John DOREY (1855–1933) Arichat, NS moved to West Arichat, NS
4.5 Anne DOREY (1857–1859) Janvrin Harbor, NS

List of Family Members

The following table itemizes each of these people.

ID NAME KEY DATES
4 George DOREY
(Joseph in French)
b. abt. 1810 Jersey
m1. 1-2-1838 Christian CAMERON at St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS
m2. 1-20-1842 Charlotte Bellefontaine PETITPAS at St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS
d. 12-1-1883 West Arichat, NS age 80
bur. 12-1-1883 St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS

In 1846 was a farmer on Janvrin Island.
Named Aime in some records.
Five children:
George William Dorey, b. 1844
Henry John Dorey, b. 1847/8
Clément Honoré Dorey, b. 1851
Peter John Dorey, b. 1855
Anne Dorey, b. 1857
A 39-year old George Dorey was cited in the 1852 St. John's Anglican Church census with 8-year old William. The child is likely his first son. Only Protestants were listed.
In 1871 (age 60) lived in Little Arichat with wife Charlotte (55) and son Peter (15).
In 1881 (age 71) lived in West Arichat with wife Charlotte (68); he was farmer, both were Catholic.

4 -1 Christian CAMERON b.
m. 1-2-1838 George DOREY at St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS
d. before 1842

Lived in Arichat at time of marriage. Her ancestry is unknown. There were Camerons living in River Inhabitants.

4 -2 Charlotte Bellefontaine PETITPAS b. 3-3-1811 Tracadie, Antigonish Co., NS
bap. 1811 St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Tracadie, Antigonish Co., NS
m1.
m2. 1-20-1842 George DOREY at St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS
d. 11-28-1888
bur. 11-30-1888 West Arichat

Father: Louis PETITPAS, b. 8-14-1768 Chezzetcook, Halifax Co., NS; bap. 6-18-1769 Chezzetcook; died 1840. Son of Joseph PETITPAS (b. 1731 Port Toulouse, NS; d. abt. 1819 Tracadie, NS) and Marguerite BREAU (b. 4-10-1735 Grand-Pré, NS; m. 7-23-1768 Chezzetcook, NS; d. 4-30-1819 in Tracadie, NS).
Joseph Petitpas was a son of Claude Petitpas (1663–1731) and Françoise Lavergne (his second wife, she was born 1703, they married 1-7-1721 in Port Toulouse, now called St. Peter's, on Cape Breton Island). He had brothers Jean-Baptiste (b. abt. 1722) and Louis Benjamin (b. 1726). Joseph's father Claude Petitpas was born at Port-Royal in 1663, the third child of Claude Petitpas Sr. and Catherine Bugaret. Claude Petitpas Sr. was born in France in 1626 and arrived in Acadia about 1640. He married Catherine in 1658 in Port-Royal. Claude Sr. became clerk of court at Port-Royal (now Annapolis Royal), for his services to the government he was given the title Sieur De LaFleur.
Joseph and Jean-Baptiste colonized Chezzetcook and became the ancestors and progenitors of the Petitpas of that place.

Mother: Jeanne-Charlotte BELLEFONTAINE, b. 11-3-1771 Arichat, NS; bap. 11-4-1771 Arichat, NS; m. abt. 1795 possibly Tracadie, NS; d. 2-3-1849 Arichat, NS. Daughter of Anselme BELLEFONTAINE and Marguerite THERIOT, m. abt. 1766. Siblings: Perpetue Bellefontaine (1767–1843) and Marthe Bellefontaine (1769– ). Her father Anselme was one of the 70 signers of the Founding of Arichat Parish.

Charlotte had six siblings including Simon who was born 1808 Arichat and died 3-25-1873, he married Marcelline Paon at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS, and died 1873. The others were Louis (1796– ), Benoni (1798– ), Marc (1800–1869), Marguerite (1803–1850), and Desire (1805–1877).

Charlotte was a widow when she married George.

An Alexander Petitpas died 6-14-1869, age 91, and was buried in St. Peter's, Tracadie; the note is that he was born Chezzetcook and was probably the child of Joseph Petitpas and Marguerite Breau–making him an uncle of Charlotte's.

4.1 George William DOREY b. 3-25-1844 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 8-12-1846 St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS
m. 9-16-1867 Judith Anne SAMSON at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 6-21-1904 West Arichat (or Janvrin Harbor), NS
bur. 6-23-1904 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Six children.
Mary Jane Dorey, b. 1868
Judith Anne Dorey, b. 1870
William Henry Dorey, b. 1872
Louise Artimine Dorey, b. 1875
Peter John Dorey, b. abt. 1877
Charles Dorey, b. abt. 1879
Called William in the West Arichat records; the French version is Guillaume.
In 1881 lived in West Arichat, age 38, with wife Judith (39) and children Marianne (12), Annie (11), William (9), Louise (6), Pierre (4), and Charles (2); he was fisherman, all were Catholic.
In 1901 lived in West Arichat, age 55, with wife Judique (54), son J. Peter (22), and son Charles (21).

4.1 -1 Judith Anne SAMSON
Judique Angelique RANCON
b. 2-26-1834 D'Escousse, NS
m. 9-16-1867 George William DOREY at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 12-16-1942 Janvrin Harbor, NS age 109; lived in D'Escousse
bur. 12-19-1942 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Charles SAMSON/RANCON, b. 12-23-1813 D'Escousse; d. after 1901 D'Escousse. His father Charles SAMSON/RANCON came from France about 1787. His mother was Cecile BIRET. His parents lived in D'Escousse at the time of the 1811 census.
Mother: Marine (Marie) BONIN of D'Escousse, b. 8-25-1820; m. 10-15-1840 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS. Her father was Michel BONIN, b. abt. 1778 D'Escousse, d. before 1891. Her mother was Marie MAILLET, b. 1776 D'Escousse, d. 1868.
NOTE: Judith's surname was also given as RANCON, a name variation.
Judith lived on Janvrin Island at time of her marriage.

4-23-2014: The 1881 census cites her as age 39, suggesting a birth year of 1842. The 1901 census cites her as age 54, suggesting a birth year of 1847. Perhaps she lied about her age?

4.1.1 Mary Jane DOREY
Marie Jeanne
b. 10-17-1868 West Arichat, NS
m. Désiré GREY
d.
4.1.1 -1 Désiré GREY b. 9-27-1847 Arichat, NS
bap. 9-26-1847 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS;
m. Mary Jane DOREY
d.

Father: Jean Marie GREY widower of Natalie FORGERON.
Mother: Marcelline MEUNIER daughter of Joseph MEUNIER and Marguerite COSTE. Parents married 1-10-1842 in Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Arichat.
Siblings: Marcelline, b. 11-27-1842; Julien, b. 11-7-1844; Henriette, b. 7-9-1846; Marie Bridget, b. 6-29-1849; Judith, b. 5-3-1851; Joseph, b. 3-28-1854; Eugénie Louise, b. 5-18-1856; Anne Marguerite, b. 10-8-1858; Alexis, b. 3-8-1860; Elizabeth, b. 1-10-1863.
In 1871 he lived in Arichat with mother and 5 siblings, age 21.
In 1881 he lived in Arichat with mother and 5 siblings, age 28.

4.1.2 Judith Anne DOREY
Angelique Anne
b. 8-31-1870 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 5-27-1884, age 13
bur. 5-29-1884 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
4.1.3 William Henry DOREY b. 8-23-1872 West Arichat (or Janvrin Harbor), NS
bap. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 1972 Janvrin Harbor, NS
Cannot find in the census after 1881, odd.
4.1.4 Louise Artimine DOREY b. 7-18-1875 West Arichat (or Janvrin Harbor), NS
bap. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. Charles John RANCON
d. 1972

Baptisms of children in the Arichat Notre Dame records:
Marie Eva Rancon, b. 17 Feb 1911, bap. 18 Feb 1911.
Wallace Alexander Rancon, b. 1 Jan 1913, bap. 2 Jan 1913.
Mary Rose Rancon, b/bap. 15 Jun 1914.
Francis Leon Rancon, b. 17 Nov 1915, bap. 18 Nov 1915.
There are two earlier children listed in the 1911 census:
Joseph Rancon, b. Feb 1907.
Mary Rancon, b. Jul 1909.

4.1.4 -1 Charles John RANCON b. 1-5-1882 D'Escousse, NS
bap. 1-6-1882 D'Escousse, NS
m. Louise Artimine DOREY
d. Arichat, NS; killed by truck

Parents Thomas RANCON and Philomene LUCE.
Father Thomas was born 7-28-1842 in D'Escousse to Charles RANCON and Marie Anne BONIN; his parents were married 10-5-1840 in Arichat. His sister Judith married William DOREY (ID 4.1).
Sibling Helen 'Eliza' Jane RANCON born abt. 1872 married Basil LAURENT on 2-12-1893 in L'Ardoise, NS.

4.1.5 Peter John DOREY
Pierre Jean
b. abt. 1877 Janvrin Harbor, NS
m. 5-28-1907 Marie Bertha DeCOSTE in West Arichat, NS
d. 4-6-1964 Janvrin Island, NS
bur. 4-9-1964 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Thirteen children born Janvrin Island. This family, except son Bennie and his family, moved to Halifax or USA (or so I was told).
4.1.5 -1 Marie Bertha DeCOSTE b. 11-11-1886 Janvrin Harbor, NS
m. 5-28-1907 Peter John DOREY in West Arichat, NS
d. 7-24-1972 Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, NS
bur. 7-27-1972 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Father: Aime DeCOSTE. Mother: Marie BOUDROT.
4.1.6 Charles DOREY b. abt. 1879 Janvrin Harbor, NS
d. 1969 West Arichat, NS

There has been some confusion about this Charles and Charles George Dorey #4.3.2.
This Charles was cited in the 1881 and 1901 census living with his parental family.

4.2 Henry John DOREY b. 1848 (or 8-10-1847)
bap. 11-30-1848 St. John's Anglican Church, Arichat, NS as DORY
d. unknown

There is much confusion between Henry John and his brother Clément Honoré. It is unlikely to be resolved because of the lack of records. But, as of Feb. 2007, my theory is that he died young, perhaps before his brother was born. And that it was his brother who married Adele Landry. Please advise of any evidence to the contrary!

4.3 Clément Honoré DOREY b. 8-15-1851
bap. 8-21-1851 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS as DOREY
m. 2-5-1877 Adele Landry at Arichat, NS
d. abt. 1931 (per Stephanie Doary)

At marriage was a seaman and lived in Acadiaville. Later lived in son Miller Dorey's house on Janvrin Island.
In many records he was referred to as Henry. Paul Landry says "Henry was commonly used for Honore in the Arichat area as well as the River Bourgeois area as well."
Ten children:
Peter Henry Dorey, b. 1879
Charles George Dorey, b. 1881
Marie Adeline Dorey, b. 1883
Joseph Alfred Dorey, b. 1884
Joseph Arthur Dorey, b. 1886
Mary Jane Dorey, b. 1888
Martha Jane Dorey, b. 1890
Clement Henry Dorey, b. 1893
Joseph Miller Dorey, b. 1895
Dominique Alcide Dorey, b. 1901
In 1881 "Henry Dorey" age 30 lived in West Arichat with wife Adelina (26), son Henry (2), son Charles (6/12), and Judith BABIN, widow (79); he was seaman, all were Catholic.
In 1891 "Hanry Dory" lived in West Arichat age 38 with wife Delina, 35; daughter Venia, 8; son Charles, 11; son Alfred, 6; son Herter, 5; daughter Mary, 3; daughter Marta 1/12; and lodger Judik BABIN, 91.
In 1901 census for West Arichat reported (it is notorious for wrong birth dates):
  Dory Henry M Head M Aug 10 1850 50
  Dory Adelina F Wife M Jan 1 1856 45
  Dory George M Son S Oct 31 1880 20
  Dory Minnie F Daughter S Jan 13 1883 18
  Dory Alfred M Son S Sep 10 1884 16
  Dory Arthur M Son S Jul 14 1886 14
  Dory J. Marie F Daughter S May 4 1888 12
  Dory Martha F Daughter S Nov 10 1889 11
  Dory Miller M Son S Feb 14 1895 6
  Landry Charles M Lodger M Apr 7 1823 78
  Landry Virgina F Lodger M Sep 15 1824 76
The 1911 census for West Arichat reported:
  Henry DOREY, M, head, M, born Aug 1850, age 60
  Adele DOREY, F, wife, M, born Jan 1855, age 56
  Alford DOREY, M, son, S, born Sep 1885, age 25
  Arthur DOREY, M, son, S, born Jul 1886, age 24
  Miller DOREY, M, son, S, born Jan 1894, age 17
  Minnie DOREY, F, daughter, S, born Jan 1884, age 27
  Mary DOREY, F, daughter, S, born Jul 1888, age 23
  Martha DOREY, F, daughter, S, born Nov 1890, age 20
  Charles LANDRY, M, father-in-law, M, born Apr 1822, age 88
  Virgine LANDRY, F, mother-in-law, M, born May 1825, age 86

4.3 -1 Adele LANDRY b. 12-31-1854 West Arichat, NS
bap. 1-1-1855 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
m. 2-5-1877 Clément Honoré DOREY in Arichat, NS
d. 1-1-1954 West Arichat, NS; age 99
bur. 1-3-1954 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Charles LANDRY. Mother: Virgine BOUDREAU.
She lived in Petit de Grat at time of marriage. Marriage record read: Henri Doret, age 25, bachelor; Adele, age 23, spinster.

4.3.1 Peter Henry DOREY b. abt. 1879
d. 3-4-1882 age 2 years 10.5 months
bur. 3-6-1882 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
4.3.2 Charles George DOREY
Gustave
b. 10-1881
m. 1-14-1903 Mary Alma FOUGERE at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 4-23-1964 West Arichat, NS
bur. 4-25-1964 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Had 13 children.
See note for Charles Dorey #4.1.6.
4.3.2 -1 Mary Alma FOUGERE b. 11-5-1882 West Arichat, NS
bap. 11-5-1882 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-14-1903 Charles George DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 1-20-1968 West Arichat, NS
bur. 1-22-1968 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Pierre FOUGERE. Parents: Jules FOUGERE and Emelie RANCON. Born 1855 in West Arichat, NS; died 1-8-1944 West Arichat, NS; buried 1-10-1944 West Arichat, NS.
Mother: Catherine MEUNIER. Parents: Boniface MEUNIER and Virginie THERIAULT (aka "Terrio") both born West Arichat, NS. Catherine was born 9-14-1857 West Arichat, NS and baptized 9-17-1857 NDA, Arichat; married about 1880; died 5-23-1940 West Arichat, NS; buried 5-25-1940 West Arichat, NS.

Siblings: Adel Lexina Fougere, bap. 5-7-1881 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Joseph William Fougere, b. 7-30-1884, bap. 7-31-1884 ICC, West Arichat, NS; m. Marie Armente BABIN 1-14-1908 West Arichat. One of their children married Sabine Rose DOREY (4.3.4.1).
Virginie Fougere, b. and bap. 10-27-1886 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Andre Clifford Fougere, b. and bap. 12-8-1889 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Marie Louise Fougere, b. 8-29-1891, bap. 8-31-1891 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Sabine Rose Fougere, b. 9-7-1893, bap. 9-8-1893 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Marie Catherine Fougere, b. 8-25-1895, bap. 8-28-1895 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Pierre Wilfred Fougere, b. 9-23-1897, bap. 9-24-1897 ICC, West Arichat, NS.
Pierre Wilfred Fougere, b. 10-23-1898, bap. 10-25-1898 ICC, West Arichat, NS; m. Marie Levina PAUPIN 1-2-1924.

4.3.3 Mary Delvina DOREY
Minnie
b. 1-2-1883 Janvrin Island, NS
bap. 1-17-1883 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1911 Vincent Alphonse McNEIL
d. 5-26-1920 Janvrin Island, NS of childbirth
bur. 5-28-1920 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Anonymous child died and buried 1-29-1911/1912 West Arichat, NS
Five children.

4.3.3 -1 Vincent Alphonse McNEIL
or MacNEIL
b. 8-18-1887 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 8-23-1887 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m1. 1-25-1911 Mary Delvina DOREY in West Arichat, NS
m2. 2-6-1929 Elizabeth LeBLANC of Arichat
d. 9-24-1964 West Arichat, NS
bur. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Roderick Daniel (Roary) McNEIL (1818–1926) b. Lennox Passage, Janvrin Island, NS. Father: Roderick McNEIL, b. Scotland, d. Janvrin Island, NS, four children.
Mother: Mary Anne McNAMARA of Lower River Inhabitants, NS.
Six siblings: Mary, Margaret, Catherine, Sarah, Charles, Daniel.
Had 11 children.
Vincent lived his entire life at Lennox Passage, he fished and farmed for a living. He was famous with his family for being the first fisherman to capture a whale and for his fantastic ghost stories.

4.3.4 Joseph Alfred DOREY b. 9-25-1883
bap. 10-18-1884 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-13-1913 Marie Virginie BOUDROT at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 11-20-1971 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bur. 11-22-1971 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Nine children.
4.3.4 -1 Marie Virginie BOUDROT
Minnie
b. 10-26-1893 Arichat, NS
m. 1-13-1913 Joseph Alfred DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 7-13-1969 Halifax, NS
bur. 7-16-1969 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Marin Alfred BOUDROT, child of Lamand BOUDROT and Judith GOYETCHE.
Mother: Marie Louise SAMSON, child of Elie (Helaire) SAMSON and Adelaide SAMSON. Married 11-16-1886 NDA, Arichat, NS.
One sibling: Ernest Alexandre BOUDROT, b. 1888.

4.3.5 Joseph Arthur DOREY b. 7-11-1886 Janvrin Harbor
bap. 7-18-1886 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-14-1924 Mary Lila GAUDET at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 9-27-1976 Janvrin Island, NS
bur. 9-30-1976 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Had 6 children.
4.3.5 -1 Mary Lila GAUDET
Marie Lilia (Lillian)
b. 8-28-1902 Arichat, NS
bap. 8-29-1902 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-14-1924 Joseph Arthur DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d.

Father: Jean Agapit (Gappy) GAUDET, born 9-17-1856 Caraquet, NB; died 2-1-1898 Gloucester, MA of drowning after swept overboard the ship Puritan; mass sung 2-28-1898 at Notre Dame de l'Assomption. Son of Fabien GAUDET/GODIN and Emilie BOUDROT. [Doing the math, you can see this man could not have been Marie's father, yet he is so acknowledged in other records.] On her marriage record Mary named her father as "Johnny Gaudet" and gave her age as 27 – when it was really 22.
Mother: Marie BOUCHER born 8-2-1863; baptized 8-3-1863 Notre Dame de l'Assomption; married Agapit Gaudet 9-22-1884 ICC; died 3-22-1956 Arichat, NS; buried 3-24-1956 Notre Dame de l'Assomption. Ten siblings. Daughter of Lamand BOUCHER (1821–1908) and Marie PETITPAS (1820–1905). Marie Boucher, when widowed, remarried 2-26-1908 Benjamin (Albini Joseph) GIRROIR, son of Benjamin Girroir and Elizabeth Upton, in Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat; he was born 12-11-1883.
Siblings (birth records for the last 3 children do not name the father, a mystery!):
Jean Agapit Gaudet, b. 11-3-1886
Caroline Marie Gaudet, b. 10-12-1888 Cape Auget
Joseph Henri Gaudet, b. 3-14-1891
Pierre Charles Gaudet, b. 1-10-1893 Cape Auget
Marie Martha Gaudet, b. 9-13-1894
Elie Edward Gaudet, b. 9-24-1896
Marie Yvonne Gaudet (Maud), b. 6-5-1898
Marie Florence (Jessie) Gaudet, b. 10-18-1900
Francis Arthur Gaudet, b. 11-30-1904

4.3.6 Mary Jane DOREY
Marie Jeanne
b. 5-24-1888 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 5-25-1888 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-25-1911 John Joseph MacISAAC at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 5-3-1975 Halifax, NS
bur. Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Halifax, NS
Had 12 children.
She died in Halifax Infirmary Hospital, age 86, a widow.
4.3.6 -1 John Joseph MacISAAC b. 8-10-1882 Antigonish, NS
m. 1-25-1911 Mary Jane DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d.

Parents were Ronald MacISAAC (b. 5-17-1847) and Mary GILLIS (b. 1-15-1841) of Port Hawkesbury. This couple married 11-27-1866 in St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church, Antigonish. Ronald MacIsaac's parents were Donald MacIsaac & Margaret MacDonald. Mary Gillis' parents were Laughlin Gillis & Mary Gillis (m. 1-8-1846 St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church, Antigonish).
Siblings:
Mary MacISAAC, b. 1868
Daniel MacISAAC, b. 3-8-1873
Christy A. MacISAAC, b. 4-2-1876
Catherine MacISAAC, b. 1877
Lauchlan/Laughlin MacISAAC, b. 6-29-1880
John MacISAAC, b. 8-10-1882
Margaret MacISAAC, b. 1884
He may have been a cousin of Daniel MacIsaac (4.3.7 -1). At time of marriage he lived in Hawkesbury, a carpenter.

4.3.7 Martha Jane DOREY
Marthe Jane
b. 11-4-1890 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 11-8-1890 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m1. 10-22-1913 Daniel Allan MacISAAC at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m2. 6-3-1961 Remi Loucre THERIAULT
d. 6-1-1980 Halifax, NS
4.3.7 -1 Daniel Allan MacISAAC b.
m. 10-22-1913 Martha Jane DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d.
Father: Allan MacISAAC. Mother: Catherine GILLIS of Port Hood.
4.3.7 -2 Remi Loucre THERIAULT
TERRIO
b.
m. 6-3-1961 Martha Jane DOREY
d.
4.3.8 Clement Henry DOREY b. 11-30-1893
bap. 12-5-1893 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 12-10-1893
bur. 12-12-1893 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
4.3.9 Joseph Miller DOREY
Miller
b. 1-25-1895
bap. 1-26-1895 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-18-1926 Marguerite Anne ARSENAULT at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 8-1-1972 Janvrin Island, NS
bur. 8-3-1972 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Had two children: Grace Mary Genevieve (b. 7-14-1933) and Zelda Mary (b. 10-16-1931). Grace married Gordon HILL. Zelda married Valma RICHARD.
April 1930 acquired 67 acres on Janvrin Island adjoining Dorey's Cove between parcels owned by Alexander George and Peter Dorey.
He was a Private in the 85th Battalion Canadian Forces WW I.

4.3.9 -1 Marguerite Anne ARSENAULT b. 3-5-1901
m. 1-18-1926 Joseph Miller DOREY at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 1968

Father: Placide ARSENAULT son of Timothee Arsenault and Marguerite Cormier.
Mother: Marie Henriette (Minnie) THIBAULT, b. 1879; d. 9-5-1943; daughter of Edward Thibault and Rosalie Martel.
Seven siblings.

4.3.10 Dominique Alcide DOREY b. 10-26-1901
bap. 10-29-1901 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 2-21-1902
bur. 2-23-1902 West Arichat. NS
4.4 Peter John DOREY
Pierre Jean
b. 5-17-1855 Arichat, NS
bap. 6-2-1855 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
m. Marie Emilie Eugenie MORIN
d. 1933
bur. 6-6-1933 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Lived in house on Janvrin Island later owned by Betty Peterson.
Eight children:
Joseph Henry Dorey, b. 1879
Colin Jean Dorey, b. 1880
Joseph Albert George Dorey, b. 1884
Louis Alfred Dorey, b. 1885
Peter Alexander Dorey, b. 1888
Marie Emilie Johanna Dorey, b. 1890
Emile Amalile Dorey, b. 1892
Walter Augustine Dorey, b. 1893
In 1881 lived in West Arichat, age 26, with wife Emilie (23), son Colin (born 4/12), Thomas Babin (13), and Adelina Babin (9); he was fisherman, all were Catholic.

4.4 -1 Marie Emilie Eugenie MORIN b. 11-9-1858 West Arichat, NS
bap. 11-10-1858 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
m. Peter John DOREY
d. 5-2-1897
bur. 5-5-1897 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Father: Auguste M. MORIN, b. 1820. Mother: Sophie CHENALLE, b. 1833, d. 1867.
4.4.1 Joseph Henry DOREY
Harry
b. 1879 Janvrin Harbor, NS
m1. 10-14-1903 Mary Catherine McNAMARA at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m2. 12-27-1920 Rose Alfrida BOUDREAU at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 11-17-1940 West Arichat, NS
bur. 11-19-1940 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Child Leo Harry DORE died age 10 months on 7-14-1916, bur. 7-18-1916 West Arichat.
Child Marie Aline DORE d. 12-24-1918, bur. 12-27-1918 West Arichat.
Child Jeannette DORE d. 3-10-1935 age 10 years, bur. 3-12-1935 West Arichat.

4.4.1 -1 Mary Catherine McNAMARA b. 1881
m. 10-14-1903 Joseph Henry DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 10-20-1919
bur. 10-22-1919 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Two children: Leo Harry Dorey, b. 1916, Marie Aline Dorey, b. 1918.
4.4.1 -2 Rose Alfrida BOUDREAU b. 7-11-1899
m. 12-27-1920 Joseph Henry DOREY at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 10-26-1969

Father: Jeffrey BOUDREAU, b. 1844 Arichat, d. Arichat. Mother: Sara Jane BOUDREAU (her maiden name), b. 1860 Arichat, m. 1898 Halifax.
Two siblings. Sister Marie Alma BOUDREAU married Walter Augustine DOREY (4.4.8).
Three children.

4.4.2 Colin John DOREY
Colin Jean
b. 12-25-1880 Arichat, NS
bap. 1-5-1881 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m1. 2-2-1909 Marie Elizabeth (Lizzie) SURETTE at Boston, MA; born Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
m2. 1919 Florence M. d'ENTREMONT in Gloucester, MA
d. 1957 Boston, MA
bur. Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester, MA

Seven children all born MA:
Mabel C. Dorey, b. 3-6-1909 Boston, MA; d/o first marriage
Joseph Peter Dorey, b. 9-20-1912 Boston, MA; s/o first marriage
Irene Dorey, b. abt. 1917; d/o first marriage
Benjamin Colin Dorey, b. abt. 1921 Gloucester, MA
Marion Emily Dorey, b. 1924 Gloucester, MA
Phyllis Dorey, b. abt. 1926
Geraldine Mary Dorey, b. 4-28-1928 Gloucester, MA; d. 1-22-1998
In 1918 lived East Boston, MA, naturalized, with wife Elizabeth Dorey.
In 1920 lived in Gloucester, MA at 8 Liberty Street, age 40, with wife Florence, age 37, and children Mable, 10, Joseph, 7, and Irene, 3. Adults had immigrated and naturalized in 1917. Both born NS. Children born MA. Colin was master mariner, deep sea fishing. [The time differences are explained by the first marriage.]
In 1930 lived in Gloucester, MA at 31 Granite Street with wife Florence; his was still master mariner on fishing vessel. Children: Mabel C., 21; Joseph P., 17; Irene, 13; Benjamin C., 9; Marion E., 5; Phyllis, 3 5/12; Geraldine, 1 11/12. Also living with family was Edra D'Entremont, sister-in-law, age 41, born Canada. Colin immigrated in 1898, Florence in 1916. Record says they were married age 39 and 37 at first marriage, but that seems unlikely.
In 1942 US Draft record cited him living at 119 Essex Avenue, Gloucester, MA; born Arichat. Employed at a fish pier on Schooner Geraldine Phyllis for A. H. Parker, Boston, MA.
First wife Marie Surette was the daughter of Sylvain Surette and Catherine Muis (or some variation, perhaps Meuse). The Surette family were early residents of Yarmouth, NS (as were the D'Entremonts and the Meuses).

4.4.2 -1 Florence M. d'ENTREMONT b. 8-23-1882 Yarmouth, NS
m. 1919 Colin Jean DOREY in Gloucester, MA
d. 1969
bur. Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester, MA

Parents John B. and Mary R. D'Entremont.
In 1901 and 1911 lived in East Pubnico, Yarmouth, NS with parental family.

4.4.3 Joseph Albert George DOREY b. 1-11-1884
bap. 2-5-1884 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. Isle St. Jacques
bur. 10-12-1903 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
4.4.4 Louis Alfred DOREY b. 10-13-1885 NS
bap. 10-18-1885 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. abt. 1914 Bertha Rose FRAZIER
d. 6-11-1967 Newport, RI
bur. 6-14-1967 Saint Columba (Catholic) Cemetery, Middletown, RI

Louis moved to Rhode Island and went by the name Elias.
Four children:
Elizabeth J. Dorey, b. abt. 1918 RI
Alfred Jason/Joseph? Dorey, b. abt. 1919 RI
Lillian A. Dorey, b. abt. 1921 RI
Dorothy K. Dorey, b. abt. 1929 RI
There is a 1917 US Draft Card for Elias Alfred Dorey born 10-15-1885 in Canada. He was married to Bertha Rose Dorey and lived in Newport, RI; a fisherman.
There is a 1942 US Draft Card for Elias Alfred Dorey born 10-14-1885 in Nova Scotia. He lived in Newport, RI; employed by Interstate Navigation. Signed as Elias Dorey.
The same Elias Dorey died in Newport, RI in June 1967, born 10-13-1885.
In 1920 Eli Dorey, age 35, lived in Newport, RI on West Extension Street with wife Bertha R., 25. Children: Elizabeth J., 1 7/12; Jason A., 9/12; both born RI. Eli immigrated in 1899, Bertha in 1895, both born Canada. He was an engineer on a boat.
In 1930 Alfred Dorey lived in Newport, RI, age 44, with wife Bertha R., age 35. Children: Elizabeth J., 12; Alfred J., 11; Lillian A., 8; Dorothy K., 9/12; all born RI. Alfred was engineer on freight boat. He married at age 29, Bertha at age 19 (making her 16 years ago in 1914). He immigrated in 1910, she in 1898.
He was cited in the Newport, RI city directory from 1931 through 1941. In each year he lived at 11 West Extension.
In June 1953 he worked in the Williams Manchester shipyard, Newport, RI.
In September 1955, age 69, he fell off a ladder and was examined in the hospital for head injuries. He apparently had been painting someone else's house. He lived at 3 West Howard Street.
On 10-22-1956 he made the headlines in the newspaper: "Clouts Self With Axe, Man Sent To Hospital." Age 71, he suffered a bruise and a lump on his forehead, was released after treatment at the hospital.
The 10-27-1964 and 2-10-1966 issues of the Newport Mercury News reported he was a patient of Newport Hospital.
His death notice called him Captain Dorey.

Daughter Dorothy married 4-1936 Anthony Didaskalou in Newport, RI. The groom had been recently discharged from the army and owned the Pearl Harbor Lunch on Thames Street (per the Newport Mercury and Weekly News). A son George Arthur Didaskalou died in Vietnam in 1967.
In August 1952 son Joseph A. Dorey of 3 West Howard Street, Newport, RI, a cab driver, filed intent to marry to Mary A. Boschenki of 35 Elm Street, a waitress.
In June 1965 Joseph A. Dorey of 46 Church St., a chauffer, filed intent to marry Elizabeth Easton of 62 Kay Blvd.
On 2-13-1970 daughter Elizabeth's husband James A. Deasley died in Cranston, RI. This couple had seven daughters.

4.4.4 -1 Bertha Rose FRAZIER b. 11-1-1894 Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia
bap. 11-3-1894 St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Havre Boucher, Antigonish, NS
m. abt. 1914 Louis Alfred DOREY
d. 7-14-1949 Newport, RI

Father: Pierre FOUGÈRE was born 6-29-1860 in Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia. He died 5-23-1932 in Newport, RI. When he was in the USA he used the name Peter FRAZIER.
Mother: Mary Jane KING was born about 1861 in Havre Boucher, Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia. She died 1-29-1938 in Newport, RI. Mary and Peter married 1-10-1882 in Boston, MA. They returned to Havre Boucher, moved in with Peter's parents, and had ten children who were all baptized in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church.
Details on the parents' ancestry is in a separate document "Peter Frazier and Mary Jane King."
Bertha's family immigrated to Newport, RI in 1897 where the last two children were born.
In 1920 her parental family lived next door to Bertha and her husband on Thames Street, Newport, RI.
In March 1949, age 54, she became suddenly ill and was taken by the fire department's rescue truck to the hospital.

4.4.5 Peter Alexander DOREY
Pierre Alexandre
b. 9-12-1888 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 9-13-1888 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m1. 8-8-1917 Marie Alice FOREST at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m2. 6-27-1921 Laura May (DesLAURIER) BONIN at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 5-8-1972 Port Royal, NS (or West Arichat)
bur. 5-10-1972 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Eleven children.
4.4.5 -1 Marie Alice FOREST b. 6-24-1898
bap. 6-26-1898 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 8-8-1917 Peter Alexander DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 6-5-1918 of tuberculosis
bur. 6-7-1918 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS

Father: Remi FOREST. Mother: Marie Eugene BOUDROT.

4.4.5 -2 Laura May (DesLAURIER) BONIN
surname is also spelled BONA
b. 11-4-1894 West Arichat, NS
m1. 11-18-1916 Joseph John Alexander BONIN at St. John's Evangeliste Church, Newton, MA.
m2. 6-27-1921 Peter Alexander DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 10-1-1999 Arichat, NS (age 104)
bur. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS.

Father: Thomas Albert DesLAURIER. Mother: Marie Artemise FORGERON.
Widow of Joseph John Alexander BONIN, b. 1-25-1888 West Arichat, NS; m. 11-18-1916 St. John's Evangeliste Church, Newton, MA. His parents were Simon BONIN and Adel MOREL. He was a train conductor, died in a boating accident after birth of their third child Numan BONA in 1920. Their first child: Wilfred Joseph BONIN, b. 1-14-1917 Newton, MA; m. Doris LeBlanc, lived Port Royal; d. 4-2-1996 Arichat, NS. Their second child was Patrick/Pierre Adrien BONIN, b. 8-18-1918; bap. 8-19-1918 ICC; d. 12-1-1918. Their third child Numan BONA b. 1920; m. Evangeline Doiron, had 5 children.
Nine children beginning in 1922.
Died in St. Anne Community and Nursing Care Centre.

4.4.6 Marie Emilie Johanna DOREY
Millie Jane
b. 5-27-1890
bap. 5-27-1890 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1-9-1917 Joseph Edward Isaac FOUGERE at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 1966
bur. Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
No children.
4.4.6 -1 Joseph Edward Isaac FOUGERE
Ned
b. 1895 West Arichat, NS
m. 1-9-1917 Marie Emilie Johanna DOREY at Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
d. 1993
Parents: Joseph Fougere and Anne Drinkwater.
4.4.7 Emile Amalile DOREY
Emile Amable
b. 1-30-1892
bap. 2-8-1892 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 1924 Marie Evangeline BOND in D'Escousse, NS
d. 1-30-1974 Janvrin Island, NS age 82

Six children:
James Joseph Dorey, b. 2-5-1924
Mable Dorey, b. 9-4-1925
Albert Gerald Dorey, b. 10-2-1926
Hubert Edward Dorey, b. 9-26-1928
Ernest Charles Dorey, b. 1931
Wilfred Ceasar Dorey, b. 7-27-1939

4.4.7 -1 Marie Evangeline BOND
Evangeline Marie
b. 1-3-1903 D'Escousse, NS
bap. 1-4-1903 St. Hyacinth's, D'Escousse, NS; baptism record names her "Marie Evangeline"
m1. 1924 Emile Amalile DOREY in D'Escousse, NS
m2. abt. 1974 Reg MACE
d. 10-9-1986 Surrey, BC

Father: Edward BOND, b. 1859. Son of Joseph BOND and Mary FLAHERTY of Canso.
Mother: Elizabeth SAMSON, b. 2-17-1868 D'Escousse. Daughter of Honore SAMSON and Julie POIRIER. Married 5-2-1891 St. Hyacinth's, D'Escousse.
Eleven siblings: Edward Bond, b. 1895; Lillian Bond, b. 1898 (or 9-15-1897); Lena Bond, b. 9-4-1896, d. 10-20-1897; Julia Bond, b. 9-28-1897, bap. 9-29-1897; Selina Bond, b. 12-1-1898, bap. 12-3-1898; Joseph Henry Bond, b. 6-7-1900, bap. 6-8-1900, d. 4-5-1901, bur. 4-7-1901; Charles Ernest Bond, b.12-22-1901, bap. 12-24-1901; Joseph Pierre Bond (twin), b. 12-28-1903, bap. 12-30-1903, d. 8-14-1904, bur. 8-15-1904; Marie Agnes Bond (twin), b. 12-28-1903, bap. 12-30-1903, d. 5-8-1904, bur. 5-10-1904; Marie Agnes Bond, b. 12-28-1908; Marie Yvonne Bond, b. 6-21-1910.
Her family in 1901 census in D'Escousse: Edward M. Bond, 30, b. Aug 1870; Elizabeth F. Bond, 32, b. Jun 1868; May F. Bond, 6, b. May 31 1894; Edward M. Bond, 5, b. Aug 29 1895; Lillie F. Bond, 3, b. Sep 15 1897; Lenna F. Bond, 2, b. Dec 1 1898.
Grandmother of Randall E. Dorey (a correspondent).

4.4.8 Walter Augustine DOREY
Gus, Gustave
b. 11-27-1893 Janvrin Harbor, NS
bap. 12-5-1893 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
m. 11-23-1920 Marie Alma BOUDREAU at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 3-25-1976 Janvrin Island, NS
bur. 3-27-1976 Immaculate Conception Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, West Arichat, NS
Grandfather of Randall Dorey, with whom I corresponded.
Had 20 children, 15 survived.
4.4.8 -1 Marie Alma BOUDREAU b. 1-4-1903 Petit de Grat, NS
m. 11-23-1920 Walter Augustine DOREY at Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 3-16-1992 Arichat, NS age 89
bur. Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery, West Arichat, NS

Father: Jeffrey BOUDREAU born 12-3-1873 Arichat, NS. Mother: Sarah BOUDREAU born 6-11-1863 Richmond County, NS. Sister to Rose Alfrida BOUDREAU (4.4.1 -2).

4.5 Anne DOREY
Angelique
b. 4-12-1857 Arichat, NS
bap. 6-29-1857 Notre Dame de l'Assomption Church, Arichat, NS
d. 10-8-1859

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