Marie-Jeanne "Jane" Riel

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About Marie-Jeanne "Jane" Riel

Jane Causley (widow of Soloman) appears in the Sault Ste Marie directory as late as 1903 and 1905.

According to her 2nd great grand-daughter Eunice Belanger, Jane Riel was a known mid-wife and healer. She rode far and wide. Her embroidered saddle was a prized possession shown to her by her grandmother Delia at the Cazalet farm. She was known as a life-companion of Solomon.


". It is taken from the Specht Indian Genealogies - Specht was a Priest who reconstructed the families about the Manitoulin and along the North Shore.

Genevieve Jane * Riel, born Bet. 1819 - 1823 in North West. She was the daughter of 2. Joseph Riel and 3. Marguerite Wassegijig.

Canada Census; 1851 Item Number: 1201815 Name: Genevieve Riel Age: 22 Province: Canada East (Quebec) District Name: Berthier (county) Sub-District Name: St. Thomas

Jane Causley, "Ontario Census, 1861" Name: Jane Causley Event Type: Census Event Date: 1861 Event Place: Algoma, Algoma, Ontario, Canada Enumeration District: 03 Gender: Female Age: 42 Marital Status: Married Religion: Roman Catholic Birthplace: W Canada Birth Year (Estimated): 1819 Sheet Number: 46 Line Number: 2 Affiliate Film Number: C-1091 "Ontario Census, 1861," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Jun 2013), Soloman Causley and Jane Causley, 1861.


Jane Causbey, "Census of Canada, 1871" Name: Jane Causbey Event Type: Census Event Date: 1871 Event Place: Mississaga, East Algoma, Ontario, Canada Enumeration District: 88 Gender: Female Age: 52 Marital Status: Married Religion: Catholic Birthplace: U States Birth Year (Estimated): 1819 Family Number: 36 Sheet Number: 6 Line Number: 6 Affiliate Film Number: C-10023 "Canada Census, 1871," index, FamilySearch (, Jane Causbey, Mississaga, East Algoma, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 6, line 6; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10023, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4,396,312.


Jeanne Caselein, Ontario Canada Catholic Church Records, (Drouin) - spouse Solomon Arguette Jane Carsley Ontario, Canada Catholic Church Records (Drouin) - spouse Salonom Arquette

A Blind River, le 1re Janvier 1896, apres permission obtenné de tempore prohibito, et dispense des trois bans, j'ai rem le consentement mutuel et bini le mariage de Eugene Turcotte fils majeur de ? et Marguerite Caselet(veuve Brisson). fille majeure de Salomon Cazelet et de Marie Jeanne Riel. Temoins: Narcissa Montgrain, Benjamin Cazelet. J. L. Brault, s.j.

Other known children of JEAN-BAPTISTE RIEL and MARGUERITE BOUCHER are: 2. i. LOUIS RIEL Senior, b. June 7, 1817, Ile-a- la-Crosse, Saskatchewan; d. January 21, 1864, St. Boniface, Manitoba. ii. SOPHIE RIEL, b. 1821, Berthierville, Quebec; d. May 27, 1830, St. Hilaire, Quebec. iii. JEAN-BAPTISTE RIEL, b. October 1827, St. Hilaire, Quebec. No date of death. iv. PIERRE RIEL, b. 1828. v. LUCIE-PRISCILLE RIEL, b. Abt. April 16, 1832, St. Hilaire, Quebec; d. August 3, 1894, St. Jean-Baptiste, Montreal, Quebec; m. JOHN LEE, October 23, 1849. vi. CHARLOTTE RIEL, b. May 21, 1832. vii. FRANCOIS RIEL, b. August 15, 1833, St. Hilaire, Quebec; d. April 22, 1916, St. Francois Xavier; m. MARGUERITE CHALIFOUX, November 16, 1858, St. Francois Xavier.

Genealogy of Red River Households, 1818-1870. History of the First Metis Nation. Compiled by D.N.Sprague and R.P.Frye

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Marie-Jeanne "Jane" Riel's Timeline

Manitoulin Island
Age 17
Goderich, Huron County, Ontario, Canada
Age 25
February 19, 1846
Age 27
Lambton Shores, Lambton County, Ontario, Canada
Age 31
Algoma, Ontario, Canada
Age 35
Detour, Michigan, United States
Age 39