Friday, May 02, 2008

The Baptism and Obituary of L'Abbe Louis Robillard

Born and baptised on 14 Feb., 1887 at Ste-Melanie, Joliette. Louis Joseph Octavien Robillard was the son of Octavien Robillard (Jerome, Sophie Moussin dit Lajoie) and Marie Louise Nault. His godparents were Louis Moussin dit Lajoie and Adeline Riberdy. He attended the Seminare de Joliette from 1901-1908. In 1908 he entered into the Grand Seminarie de Montreal and was ordained on 23 Dec 1911. L'abbe Louis Robillard died on 17 April 1954 at the Hotel Dieu in Montreal and was buried in the crypt of the Cathedrale de Joliette on 21 April 1954.

Birth source:
[Gabriel Drouin, Institut Généalogique Drouin, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Le Fonds Drouin 1621-1967, Quebec vital records, 1887, Ste-Melanie Co-Joiliette P.Q., pg. 2, B.3 Louis Joseph Octavien Robillard, register photocopy to the Greffe of Joliette.]

Death source:
[Copy of obituary, rec'd via e-mail from Jacqui Tiernan on 3 April 2008. Publication date and place unknown.]