The 1881 census for St Michel Yamaska
There are three big Vanasse families in St Michel .
Felix Vanasse and Angelique Deguire dit Desrosiers - family 72 . From this family Joseph Edmond called Armand married Sarah Auclair in Lincoln RI and they raised a big family there.
Maxime married Celie Girard at Webster Massachusetts and raised his family in the Worcester County town .In 1891 Philomene married a distant cousin Alexander Vanasse in New Bedford Massachusetts where they settled .Noe married Caroline Sleight in 1900 in New Bedford where one of their daughters just died at age 93 .Elisabeth also settled in New Bedford with her husband George Daragon. Emelie would marry Hector Cloutier in New Bedford Massachusetts .
Josephte Vanasse - family 154 . She was the widow of Jean Francois Regis Vanasse and the mother of Benjamin .
Pierre Vanasse and Zoe Theroux - family 165 . This family settled in Woonsocket . Their son Alexander married Ida Lambert or Lombard in Northbridge Massachusetts in 1898 .Pierre and Zoe are found throughout the 1890s in Woonsocket RI
Benjamin Vanasse and Adeline Verrier - family 307 . Rolland married Marie Lacourse and aettled in West Warwick RI . Victor Dolor married Ernestine Verrier and settled in Waterbury Connecticut . Roch Noe married Catherine Maclure and settled in West Warwick RI . Joseph Georges married Veronique Gadoury and settled in Foster RI . Alphonse married Agnes Desorcy dit Lincourt and also settled in West Warwick RI . Armand married Ellen O'Brien and also settled in Rhode Island .