Morrisette, Marianne, 1860-1967

Title: Morrisette, Marianne, 1860-1967
Subject: Clothing, Morrisette, Ledoux, Marianne, Belanger, Leoville, Debden, Fort Pitt
Description: Pictured above is Marianne Morrisette (née Ledoux) from the Debden, Saskatchewan area. Marianne was born on December 25, 1860 at Muskeg Lake (in what is now present-day north-central Saskatchewan and died in 1967 in Big River, Saskatchewan. Her parents were Joseph ``Toomeetoon`` Ledoux (b. January 24, 1835, St. Norbert, Red River and d. 1931) and Isabelle ``Mistaw`` Belanger (b. 1845, Red River and d. Sandy Lake, Saskatchewan). She married George ``Jordie,`` ``Pi-Ka-Ties`` Morrissette (b. Fort Pitt in present-day Saskatchewan and d. Leoville, Saskatchewan in 1951). Her brother Pierre was also active in the 1885 Resistance. Her oldest sister Louise was married to Augustin Laframboise, a member of Muskeg Lake Band. He was killed during the fighting at Duck Lake. Her sister Helene was married to Vital Dumont dit Cayole a Resistance activist from One Arrow’s Band. Marianne was 25-years old during the 1885 Resistance at Batoche, when she was a cook for the Métis troops. She is sitting on a chesterfield and she is sewing.
Yvonne (Morrisette) Richer and Lawrence J. Barkwell

Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1940s, 1950s
Type: Image
Format: image/jpeg
Identifier: GDI.HP.0081
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: Debden, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Location: Image DVD 1
GDI Media Filename: arcand_01.jpg

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