The 1881 census for St Guillaume Yamaska (250 families)
There are eleven Vanasse families in this center of Vanasse dit Beauvais activity .
Pierre Celestin Vanasse dit Beauvais and Celina Melancon - family 59 . This family settled and spread in Northampton Massachusetts .
Louis Vanasse dit Beauvais and Louise Amyot- family 103 . Their children Amadee , Eugene and James among other children all settled in Bristol Connecticut . James spent some time in Taunton Massachusetts.
George Vanasse dit Beauvais and Philomene Fluette - family 159 . George immigrated to Bristol CT with his second wife Melisse Lacourse .
David Vanasse dit Beauvais and Reine Brouillet - family 1 .This was David's fourth wife . Yes Zsa Zsa - move over ! Simon Judes , son by wife number two Odile Chevrefils married and settled in Woonsocket RI . Pierre(also son of Odile ) his brother married Bernadette Girard in New Bedford Massachusetts .
Angele Vanasse - family 3 .????????
Ovide Vanasse dit Vertefeuille - family 22 . Louis David Vanasse dit Vertefeuille with his brother Adolphe widower of Celine Sylvestre .
Pierre Vanasse dit Vertefeuille and Azilda Vincelette -family 209 . This family spent some time in Wisconsin where Pierre and Azilda were married and where some of their children were born Their daughter Atolide married Francois Xavier Lambert and lived for a time in Norwich Connecticut .
Louis Vanasse dit Beauvais and Celine Landry - family 228 . A brother to David in family 1 . No US connections .
Narcisse Vanasse dit Beauvais and Adelaide Gelinas - family 239 . I have found no US connections here .
Louis Vanasse dit Beauvais and Arcilia Dumaine - family 240 . Son of Narcisse . This family was at Webster MA in the 1900 census and was back in Canada for the 1901 census . Their son Ovila married Yvonne Salvas and settled in Stowe Vermont .
Louis Vanasse dit Beauvais and Domithilde Gelinas - family 244 . Their son Pierre married Amelia Forcier in 1871 at Burrillville Rhode Island .Their son Francois Xavier and his wife Emilie Trudel immigrated to West Warwick RI so too did Alphonse and Roseanna Gelinas .Most of the girls in this family also married and settled in Rhode Island .
Pierrre Celestin , Louis married to Louise Amyot and George are brothers .The other Beauvais families are cousins .