Osithe Gamache (May 22, 1838 - May 19, 1889), sometimes Osithe-Adélaïde or Osite, was a French-Canadian woman who may have also been some Native American. She was the daughter of François Gamache and Osithe Martin, and was the first wife of Charles Patenaude.


Osithe and Charles Patenaude had ten children:

  • Marie-Febronie Patenaude (1863-1940)
  • Hormisdas-Valentin Patenaude (1864-1881)
  • Marie-Lea Patenaude (1865-1926)
  • Marie-Edwidge Patenaude (1867-c. 1900)
  • Marie-Zénaïde-Zite Patenaude (1870-1959)
  • Eugene-Joseph-Charles-Gédéon Patenaude (1872-c. 1920)
  • Henriette-Osithe Patenaude (1874-c. 1950)
  • Pierre-François Patenaude (1876-1876)
  • Joseph-François-Adelard Patenaude (1879-1880)
  • Unnamed Infant (1881-1881)


Four Generation Pedigree
Osithe Gamache François-Maxime Gamache Abraham-François Gamache Aubin Gamache
Marie-Thérèse Sylvestre
Marguerite Leblanc Pierre-Drossin Leblanc
Anne-Marguerite-Scholastique Trahant
Osithe Martin Nicolas Martin Thomas Martin
Marie Lepage
Osithe Giroux François Giroux
Barbe-Osithe Babeaux

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