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Francois Xavier III PEACH
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1859
Constable
Franklin County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1929
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

BURIED 24th JANUARY 1929 in ST. MICHEAL'S (CATHOLIC) CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, MA. - Francois Xavier Poirier aka Oliver Peach was born in a rural farming community, Constable, Franklin County, New York on 2nd July 1859 and baptized 24th July 1859 in St. Joseph's Church, Malone, Franklin County, New York. He was the youngest of nine known children born to Francois Xavier Poirier, Sr. aka Peach and Cleophee Clare nee Patenaude aka Clara or Cluffy who are also buried in this cemetery, along with many other family members. He was the first member of his family to move to Springfield for job opportunities with other family members following soon after. As a farm laborer on a NY farm, he met and married Emma Deroche, Desrosiers aka Durocher who was also working as a domestic on the same farm. They returned to St. Anicet, Huntington, Quebec to marry among many family members on the 19th October 1880. The couple returned after the marriage ceremony to Constable, NY area and started their family of 11 children. By 1889 they can be found in Springfield, Massachusetts. Circa 1850 the French Canadian surname of Poirier was altered to several versions (Fox, Perry, Pare) but eventually settled on the surname "Peach" by circa 1900. Public records of the families in New York and Massachusetts can be located under the surname "Peach", but church records of birth/baptism/marriage/death in both states can be found recorded under their original French surname "Poirier". 
 
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 Parents:
  Francois Xavier Poirier I aka PEACH (1811 - 1902)
  Cleophee Clara Patnaude PEACH (1818 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Delima Deroucher POIRIER akaPEACH (1865 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Edward Poirier aka PEACH (1881 - 1954)*
  Anna Poirier aka Peach SOUTHARD (1885 - 1918)*
  Emma Rosalie Albano Poirier aka Peach AMABILE (1887 - 1965)*
  Lena Frances Poirier aka Peach BEAUDRY (1889 - 1974)*
  Elizabeth F Peach Hollister (1892 - 1960)*
  Lottie Edith Poirier aka Peach HENRY (1896 - 1974)*
  Laura Celia Poirier aka Peach BURKE (1899 - 1959)*
  Baby boy Poirier aka PEACH (1901 - 1901)*
  Blanche Evelyn Poirier aka Peach CRAWFORD (1902 - 1974)*
  George Oliver Poirier aka PEACH (1906 - 1981)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louis Poirier aka PEACH (1842 - 1907)*
  Matilda Peach LANDRY (1847 - 1903)*
  Phillip Poirier aka PEACH (1849 - 1942)*
  Joseph Leander Leon Poirier aka PEACH (1850 - 1931)*
  Adaline Poirier aka Peach WILLIAMS (1855 - 1929)*
  Francois Xavier III PEACH (1859 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Margaret Brown Fearn
Record added: Jun 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92191015
Francois Xavier III PEACH
Added by: Margaret Brown Fearn
 
Francois Xavier III PEACH
Added by: Margaret Brown Fearn
 
Francois Xavier III PEACH
Added by: Margaret Brown Fearn
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
 
 
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