Tag: French-Canadian

I’m related to Ellen Degeneres and Madonna?

I’m related to Ellen Degeneres and Madonna?

What a shock to find out that I and the rest of my family are related to Ellen Degeneres and Madonna! I was reviewing old genealogy articles to find story and post ideas and hit the jackpot with this one. In an article by CanWest News Service’s Randy Boswell from March of 2010, he recounts […]

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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!

The tourtière I grew up with was different from the traditional tourtière at Christmas made in French Canadian households. I’m not sure whether it originated from my father’s Québecois side or my mother’s Acadian side, but I’ve never tasted another tourtière I liked better. (I know, everyone says that.) I suspect it’s from my mother’s […]

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Genealogy: Children learn about their ethnicity, history and culture.

Genealogy: Children learn about their ethnicity, history and culture.

Genealogy is an ideal way in which children learn about their ethnicity, history and culture. By researching their own ancestry, their attention will also be drawn to the times, locations, circumstances and eras in which they lived, thereby learning about history in general. I grew up as a military ‘brat’. There’s no malice or insult implied […]

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Transcription: Mme Anne-Marie Bourgeois (1912-2001).

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Transcription: Mme Anne-Marie Bourgeois (1912-2001).

Below is my transcription of the newspaper notice of the death of Anne-Marie Bourgeois. BOURGEOIS MME ANNE-MARIE Au Foyer de Saint-Célestin, le 30 juin 2001, es décédée à l’âge de 88 ans, Mme Anne-Marie Bourgeois, épouse en premières noces de feu Lucien Bourgeois et en secondes noces de feu Welly Luazière, autrefois de Sainte-Monique. La […]

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Transcriptions: Obituaries for Albertine Audet-Turmel.

Transcriptions: Obituaries for Albertine Audet-Turmel.

Following are my transcriptions for the obituaries of Albertine Audet-Turmel in their original French. Original French Texts Obituary #1 TURMEL Albertine (née Audet). Au Foyer Nazareth, le 20 juin 1992, à l’âge de 93 ans et 8 mois, est décédée dame Albertine Audet, épouse de feu monsieur Michel Turmel. Elle demeurait à Québec. La famille […]

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Transcription: Obituary for Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois

Transcription: Obituary for Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois

The following is my transcription of the newspaper article or obituary for Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois. Emile Bourgeois Mrs. Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois, 82, widow of Emile Paul Bourgeois, formerly of 1200 Elm St., died Friday night at a Manchester nursing home after a long illness. She was born in St. Agnes, County Beauce, Que., the daughter […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9 Canada
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