Edward left Quebec to join his brothers in California in 1859. Returned to Canada in 1866, and married his cousin Virginie Monjon (Remillard) (December 21, 1847–November 24, 1919) on January 14, 1867. They returned to Oakland and lived first in East Oakland, then on Clay Street until 1887 then on Webster Street. Edward and Virginie had no children of their own, but over the years provided shelter to nine children of relatives. Virginie was part of the Fabiola Association that supervised the running of Fabiola Hospital.
Death and Burial
Edward died March 10, 1903, while sitting in a chair talking to Peter. Edward and Virginie are buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, along with Rose Legault, Samuel Remillard, Wanda F. Fernand, Marie J. King, and Emma Remillard.
Links and References
- Remillard Brothers Wikipedia
- Patent #360,539 USPTO.gov