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Joseph Bastien and family who came with his parents Antoine Bastien and Emerentienne Paquin to Jackson County
, Illinois .
This website will deal with the Vanasse dit Bastien families that
immigrated to the United States .
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Armand / Herman Bastien and Diana Doyle in Providence RI -their marriage date August 23 1886 recorded in
Providence RI .He was the son of Antoine Bastien and Amanda Bruneau of St Gabriel de Brandon .
Antoine Bastien and wife Marie Mathieu are in the 1900 census for Detroit . Son Joseph and grandson Lawrence carried
on the family name in the Detroit area . The other Bastiens in Detroit seem to be of the Rocan dit Bastien group not Vanasse
The Bastions of Pittsfield Massachusetts are descended from the children
of Louis ( Vanasse) Bastien and Marie Josephte Arseneau of Louiseville Quebec . Their sons Joseph , Louis , Adele , Sophie
, Frederick and Olive all settled in Pittsfield about 1850 which is very early for French Canadians to immigrate to
the US . Please note the spelling for this family -BASTION .
Adolphus Bastine who married Mary Bodah is the son of Joseph Bastien and Philomene Provencal of St Guillaume d'Upton
Quebec . Descendants of this couple use BASTINE as their surname .
Ludger Bastien of Chippewa Falls Wisconsin who married Adeline Brule in 1863 at Chippewa Falls was the son of Joseph
Bastien and Marguerite Paquin of Louiseville and St leon de Maskinonge .
Simeon Bastien who married Albina Ledoux about 1885 in Baltic Ct and settled
in New Bedford is the son of David Bastien and Philomene Genereux who settled in New Bedford MA from St Guillaume d'Upton
in Yamaska , Canada .
The Bascoms of Newmarket NH are the descendants of Joseph Bastien and Marie Laporte . Joseph was from St Guillaume d'Upton
The Bascoms of Holyoke are descended from David Bastien and Philomene Guerin . David was from Maskinonge Quebec .
The Bascoms of Agawam and West Springfield are descended from Amable Bastien from Maskinonge Quebec . He married his
wife Sophie in 1850 in Worcester , then they settled in Palmer , Agawam and West Springfield MA .