Ernest Varrieur – 4 Generation Ahnentafel

 1. Ernest Napoleon VARRIEUR: born 17 Feb 1910 in Attleboro, Bristol, MA; died 15 Dec 2003 in Attleboro, Bristol, MA.[i] Ernest’s Parents: 2. Joseph Alphee/Albert VARIEUR: born 3 Jul 1874 in Wickham, Quebec;[ii] married 7 Aug 1893[iii] in St Charles Boromeo Church, Providence, Providence, RI; died 1 Jul 1942 in Attleboro, Bristol, MA.[iv]  3. Albina Josephine MERCIER: born 19 Apr 1877 in Central Falls, Providence, RI; died 18 Nov 1933 in Providence, Providence, RI.[v]   Ernest’s Grandparents:  4. Honore/Henri VARIEUR: born 30 Jun 1841 in Richelieu, Montreal, Canada;[vi] married 13 Jan 1868 in Saint-Marcel, Quebec, [vii]Canada; died 26 Jul 1918 in Pawtucket, Providence, RI.[viii]  5. Julie MORAIS: born 22 Dec 1844 in St Cuthbert, Berthier, Quebec;[ix] died 9 Apr 1884 at home, Attleboro, Bristol, MA.[x]   6. Lucien MERCIER: born 3 Oct 1855 in St Jean ‘Evangeliste, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada;[xi] married 21 Feb 1876 in Central Falls, Providence, RI; [xii]died … Continue reading

Welcome To My New Blog!!

Where I plan to write about my adventures in researching the paternal side of my family history – the Varrieurs & the Eberts. You may already know me through my other blog,, where I’ve been chronicling the process of exploring my British roots for over a year. Thanks for stopping by!!! My grandfather, Ernest Napoleon Varrieur, was the son of Joseph Varieur, a French-Canadian immigrant who arrived in the Attleboro, Massachusetts, area around 1883. Interestingly, this is around the same time my Grandmother, Elsie Mae Ebert’s father Frederick Wilhelm Ebert arrived with his family from Germany. Frederick grew up to marry another Germany immigrant – Louisa Litterer, who’d arrived in Attleboro with her family (you guessed it) around 1884 Joseph Varieur did not marry an immigrant. He married the daughter of one: Albina Mercier was the daughter of French-Canadian Lucien Mercier, who’s date of immigration eludes me at present. … Continue reading