About Joseph Guillaume "William" Landry
Note: Guillaume is the French version of William.
Joseph William Landry is not my great uncle. He is my great grandfather. He is the father of 22 children and Adolphus Landry is No. 18 and Pascal Landry is No. 19.
Desiree Coutu is my great grandmother, marriage #2 of Joseph William Landry. Joseph William Landry had a first marriage to Esther German-Belisle. She died after having six of his children. The rest of the 16 children are the children by Desiree Coutu.
Moved his family from Berthier, Quebec where he was born, to Rhode Island and back 6 times having the last sixteen (16) children. Some were born in Berthier, QC and died in RI. Others born in RI and died in QC. Some were married in RI and returned to Canada. Many of their children and/or grandchildren moved back into the states--mainly RI and MA.
Joseph William Landry had a first marriage to Esther Germain-Belisle and they had six (6) children. At some point she became very ill and Desiree Coutu took care of her until her death in 1861. Within a year or two of her death, he married Desiree Coutu.