George was born 1850 in Ste-Marie de Beauce, PQ. There were brothers and they remained on a farm in Lac Megantic, PQ In 1878 he married Florida Pilgrim, born en1861, St-Evariste-de-Beauce.
Thomas, Adolphe, Amanda, Josephine, Theophilus, Edgar, Alexander, Lucy, Clara, here are the names of their children.
Poor Florida, she often thought of the comforts of Quebec. Faith, and charity hope, made her strong. George was a school trustee for several years.
Children, one after another, went to work in the neighborhood. The land was very fertile, enough to live well. The oxen disappeared, horses and machinery has replaced hand. They decided to sell their land to Alexander, who was returning from the war. They bought five acres of land south of the church where they grew potatoes which sold well in Edmonton. George died in 1921. Florida Theophilus moved with her son on earth the highest of Beaumont: 2.437 feet.