Turmaine / Turmel

Transcription: WWI Attestation Paper for Joseph Antonio Turmel

Transcription: WWI Attestation Paper for Joseph Antonio Turmel

Amazon.com Widgets Front of the Attestation Paper of Joseph Antonio Turmel FRONT ……….5th M. D.……….FIRST………………Depot Battalion…..??????????……Regiment Regtl. No….3286557…. PARTICULARS OF RECRUIT (Stamp in right margin of upper third of the form: MILITARY DISTRICT ????, CENTRAL REGISTRY DEC 18 ???? ????????????) DRAFTED UNDER MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917 (Class…………ONE……………) —————————- Surname…………………………………………………TURMEL………………… Christian Name……………………………………..JOSEPH ANTONIO……………………… Present Address……………………………………St Anselme,Dorchester […]

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We must fight for our veterans as they fought for us.

We must fight for our veterans as they fought for us.

We must fight for our veterans. Remembrance Day is fast approaching and this is one very important day I always recognize with a post on this blog. My family’s history is well-entrenched in military service. My father was in the military for 30 years. My father-in-law was in the military for over 30 years. My […]

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I sit here wishing the best for the people in Lac Mégantic.

I sit here wishing the best for the people in Lac Mégantic.

Yesterday, the tiny community of Lac Mégantic was devastated by the derailment and resulting conflagration of a  train transporting crude oil. Unfortunately, the worst case scenario occurred and the train derailed right in the central core of the town, where it could do the most damage to people and property. This particular tragedy truly hit […]

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Unknown Soldiers: DNA technology makes it possible for their remains to be identified.

Unknown Soldiers: DNA technology makes it possible for their remains to be identified.

Unknown soldiers can be identified! More than 83,000 US service members lost since the start of WWII are still missing, according to a representative of the Department of Defence. Several lie in forgotten graves on the battlefield and below memorials offering no clue to their identities. New techniques in DNA technology may mean we have […]

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How Can You Tell We’re From French Canadian Roots? We Make Tourtière at Christmas!

How Can You Tell We’re From French Canadian Roots? We Make Tourtière at Christmas!

I just read two articles on the genealogy and history of tourtière in the French Canadian culture: one in the Montreal Gazette and the second on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. The tourtière I grew up with was even more different than those mentioned in the Montreal Gazette article. I’m not sure whether it originated from […]

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Obituary for Lucia Lehouillier (Boily)

Obituary for Lucia Lehouillier (Boily)

Lucia Lehouillier (Boily) LEHOUILLIER Lucia (Boily) Au CHSLD de Ste-Hénédine, le 8 septembre 2000, à l’âge de 92 ans, est décécée dame Lucia Boily, epouse de feu Donat Lehouillier. Autrefois de Ste-Marguerite, elle demeurait à Ste-Hénédine. Les funérailles auront leu lundi le 11 septembre à 11 heures. Départ du funérarium de la salle municipale à […]

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Transcription – Obituary for Clermont Boily

Transcription – Obituary for Clermont Boily

Clermont Boily Décés et fuérailles de Clermont Boily (noted in handwriting: fils Cleophas 13) A sa résidence, le 30 janvier 1983, à l’âge de 59 ans et 6 mois est décédé Clermont Boily, époux en premières noces de feu dame Irène Turmel et en secondes noces de dame Thérèse Leclerc (Mme Fernando Breton). Il demeurait […]

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Transcription – Obituary for Bernard Drouin

Transcription – Obituary for Bernard Drouin

DROUIN Bernard A son domicile, le 2 novembre 2001, à l’âge de 75 ans, est décédé dans le calme et la sérénité, M. Bernard Drouin, fils de feu Aristide Drouin et de feu Anna-Marie Fecteau époux de dame Thérèse Turmel. Selon ses volontés, il a été conlié au Parc Commémoratif La Souvenance 301, rang Ste-Anne […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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