Genevieve Carrière Sansregret (b.

1825)
Genevieve was born on November 9, 1825 in St. Boniface Parish the daughter of André Carrière and Angélique Dion dit Daigneault dit Lyons1. Angélique Dion was born in 1787 (died July 14, 1861 in St Boniface) and André Carrière2 was born in 1782; they appear in the 1827 Red River Settlement Census, page 6, “#164, Lot _, André Carrière, age 45, Roman Catholic, Canada, 1 married man, 1 woman, 3 sons (+16), 3 sons (-16), 3 daughter (-15), 1 house, 1 stable, 3 horses, 2 cows, 1 ox, 2 calves, 1 cart, 1 plough, 1 harrow, 1 canoe.” Siblings of Genevieve Carrière:  Andre Carrière was born on July 28, 1807. He married Marie Anne Rivard (b. 1809) on February 22, 1830. She was the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Rivard Sr. and Therese Belanger. Their daughter Marie-Anne (b. 1832) was married to Jean Baptiste Rocheleau who fought in the 1885 Resistance and received a conditional discharge sentence. Alexis Carrière was born in 1809 and December 27, 1843 in Red River Settlement. He married Suzanne Ducharme (b: 1809) in 1831 in St Boniface Parish. She was the daughter of Pierre Ducharme and Catherine (Saulteaux). Louis Carrière was born on December 28, 1814 at Fort des Prairies; he married Julie Marchand (b. 1815), the daughter of Benjamin St. Pierre Marchand and Marguerite Marie-Anne Nadon or Nadeau. Louise “Lisette” Carrière was born on February 20, 1813 in the Northwest Territory, and died 24 Jun 1875. She married Jean Baptiste Normand (b. 1810) in 1842, he was the son of Michel Amable Normand and Francois Belanger. Angelique Carrière was born in 1819 at Fort des Prairie, she died in 1875. She married Benjamin Lagimodiere (b: January 15, 1811) on January 21, 1834 in St Boniface Parish. He was the son of Jean Baptiste Lagimodiere and Marie-Anne Gaboury. Elie Carrière was born 30 October 1821 he died on May 30, 1893 in St. Boniface. He married Elmire-Elinore Landry (b. February 18, 1824) in 1842 in St Boniface Parish. She was the daughter of Joseph-Denis Landry and Genevieve Lalonde. Their son Damase Carriere (1851-1885) was killed on the last day of fighting at Batoche during the 1885 Resistance. Their daughter Eulalie was married to Joseph Sauve Jr. who fought during the 1885 Resistance. Their son Napoleon

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She was the daughter of Thomas Dion and a “woman of the Cree Nation.”. Born on March 30, 1779 in Quebec, he was the son of Joseph Carriere and Margurite Tomereau dit St. Saveur. He entered the service of the North West Company in 1811 and was a voyageur in the Saskatchewan district. After amalgamation with the HBC he was based at Red River and was an inland tripman on York boats to York Factory until 1831.

Carriere (b. 1858) was one of the men Gabriel Dumont sent to Prairie Ronde to bring White Caps Dakota group north to Batoche. Napoleon was also a soldier for Dumont. Napoleon had signed the September 4, 1882 petition from St. Antoine de Padoue to Prime Minister John A. Macdonald regarding the Metis land claims.  Moise Carrière was born on December 14, 1819. He died on September 6, 1890 in St. Pierre Jolys. He married Josephte Belgrande or Beaugrand dit Champagne (b: June 12, 1828) in 1843 in St Boniface Parish Church. She was the daughter of Emmanuel Beaugrand Champagne and Mother: Marguerite Larocque. Their son Moise Jr. (b. 1851) also known as “Trois Pouce” was one of the men who warned Gabriel Dumont that Middleton’s troops were coming north from Fort Qu’Appelle to attack the Metis at Batoche in 1885. Daniel Carrière was born on November 3, 1823 (died 1883). He married Dorothee Landry (b: July 20, 1826) in 1848 in St. Boniface Parish Church. She was the daughter of Joseph-Denis Landry and Genevieve Lalonde. Josephte Carrière was born 1826 in St. Boniface Parish District.

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Francois Carrière was born July 11, 1830 in St Boniface he died December 6, 1892 in St. Boniface. He married Marie "Therese" Morin (b: 1832) in 1851 in St Boniface parish Church. After the sudden passing of Therese, extended family adopted the younger children. She was the daughter of Antoine Comtois dit Morin and Therese Larocque.

Genevieve married Louis Pontbriand dit Sansregret (b. January 20, 1825), the son of Jean Baptiste Sansregret and Marguerite Laframboise. They were married in 1847 in St Boniface Parish Church. They farmed in St. vital (Lot 5) and St. Norbert on Lot 106. Louis and his half-brother Jean Baptiste supported Louis Riel during the 1869-1870 Resistance at Red River. They were present when Louis Riel and 18 Metis stopped the surveyors in St. Norbert. In October of 1871 Louis was elected as Captain of the Metis troops raised in St. Vital to repel the Fenian invasion planned by William O’Donoghue. Their sons Andre and Jean were active in the 1885 Resistance. Louis’ uncle Augustin Laframboise was a Captain for Dumont in the 1885 Resistance. Many of Genevieve and Louis’ grand-daughters were married to Resistance activists. Their children were:  Andre was born 1848 in Red River Settlement. He married Julie Racette (b: September 27, 1851) on February 14, 1871 in St Boniface He was the son of Charles "George" Racette and Marie Larocque. He then married Julie Montour (b: March 25, 1850) on January 21, 1879 in Duck Lake Mission. She was the daughter of Pascal Montour Sr. and Madeleine Richard. Andre had a homestead entry at Duck Lake, Section 4, Tp. 43, Range 2.

Jean was born on November 15, 1850 in St Boniface Parish. He married Betsy Ross (b: December 12, 1858) on February 8, 1876. She was the daughter of John Ross Sr. and Marguerite Grant. Mathias was born on May 12, 1852 in Beaver River district, near Fort Ellice. He married Marie Brabant (b. 1858) on June 8, 1875 in the Lebret Mission. She was the daughter of Genevieve Brabant. He then married Felicite Pelletier (b. July 24, 1852) on August 9, 1886 in the Lebret Mission [she was first married to Alexander Swain]. She was the daughter of Joseph Pelletier and Lizette St. Denis. Michel was born on December 18, 1854 in St Vital Parish. He married Elmire Nault (b: May 17, 1856) on February 18, 1879 in St Boniface. She was the daughter of Andre Nault and Anastasie Landry. Clarisse was born in 1856 in St Vital Parish. She married Germain Degagne (b: 1854) on August 14, 1876 in St Boniface. He was the son of Alexis Degagne and Aglae Dumont. Henri was born in 1857 in St Vital Parish. Marguerite was born in 1859 in Red River District. Edouard was born on December 17, 1862 in St Boniface Parish. He died on September 12, 1951 in Belcourt, North Dakota. He married Adele Brien (b: November 12, 1860) before 1938 in the district of Turtle Mountain, near Belcourt. She was the daughter of Antoine Brayant dit Brien Jr. and Josephte Azure. Melanie was born on December 23, 1864 in St Boniface Parish. She married Hermenegilde Bruce (b: July 5, 1846) on November 9, 1915 in St Boniface. He was the son of Jean "Baptiste" Bruce and Catherine-Beauchemin Perreault. Marie Madeleine was born on July 6, 1868 in St Boniface Parish. She married Edward Pierre Blondin (b. 1866) on November 18, 1885 in St Norbert. He was the son of Paul Blondin and Esther Robillard. Madeleine died at age 26, on October 29, 1884. Edward was Riel’s messenger to Frog Lake during the 1885 Resistance. Celina was born in 1870 in St Boniface. She married Charles Camirand (b: 1868) on April 30, 1899 in St Boniface. He was the son of Raphael Camirand and Eleonore Leclerc. Adele was born in 1872 in St Vital Parish. She married William Paul (b: March 8, 1849) on January 15, 1889 in St Eustache. [William was first married to Philomene Page.] He was the son of Olivier Paul and Madeleine Gervais. She then married Patrice Parenteau (b. 1869) on July 13, 1895 in St Boniface. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Parenteau and Scholastique Beriault.

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