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Caroline was the daughter of Francois Gariepy and Helene oitras. !he "arried
Guillau"e #afournaise dit #aboucane (b. 184$) before 18%8. Guillau"e was the son of
&ean 'aptiste #afournaise (b. 181() and )arguerite Gosselin. Father Cloutier reports that
Caroline fed and housed Father *ou+e when the battle and other e,ents too- place at
.uc- #a-e during the 188( /esistance.
Children of Guillau"e and Caroline0
• #ouise1 born &une 2$1 18%8 at duc- #a-e. !he "arried #ouis 'runeau1 the son
of #ouis 'runeau and 2ngele 3#e4#eet5 .u"ont in 1864.
• Caroline1 born )arch 11 1871 at .uc- #a-e1 "arried 8oseph 2lfred ascal
• 'aptiste1 born February 271 18791 "arried )arie 2nne .u"ont.
• )arie 2nastasie1 born &uly 121 1874. at #ebret.
• &ean 'aptiste1 born 1882 at duc- #a-e.
• &ules )arie1 born :ctober 171 188% at .uha"el.
*he #afournaise dit #aboucane fa"ily li,ed at )oose ;oods then at .uc- #a-e. <n
1878 si= brothers of the #aboucane fa"ily left ;hite Horse lain in )anitoba and
headed west for the 'attle /i,er (2lberta). )e"bers of the !t. Ger"ain and oitras
fa"ilies acco"panied the". *hree #aboucane brothers1 &ean 'aptiste1 Gabriel and >l+?ar
settled on land north of the ri,er crossing and the other three1 &ero"e1 ierre and
Guillau"e settled on the south side. .uring the last days of fighting at 'atoche1 "any of
the wo"en and children fro" the )us-eg #a-e )etis 'and too- refuge at #aboucane.
Guillau"e played an acti,e role in the 188( /esistance at 'atoche1 as did his nephew
and his brother. 2fter 188( they were resident at the #aboucane !ettle"ent later to be
-nown as the :ld .uha"el !ettle"ent.
Co"piled by #awrence 'ar-well
Coordinator of )etis Heritage and History /esearch
#ouis /iel <nstitute