Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand.

Transcription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand

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Spread the love…          Transcription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand   Province of Nova Scotia MARRIAGE REGISTER Date of Marriage:  Feb. 1st 1909 Place of Marriage:  Arichat County:  Richmond How Married:  by license or banns:  Banns Date of Publication, read on…


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Recovering the wounded at Vimy Ridge.

What we don’t hear about the battle of Vimy Ridge.

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Spread the love…            The Battle of Vimy Ridge was fought largely by Canadian troops consisting of all four divisions of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) from April 9 to 12, 1917, with the objective of gaining control of the German read on…


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March 1917 Gas Attacks at Vimy Ridge

WWI War Stories: Turmaine and Emery.

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Spread the love…            In my father’s French Canadian, ‘Turmaine’ branch of the family, we have two known soldiers who died in the first world war. The first was my grand uncle, Pte. Joseph Philias Albert Emery, and the second was another grand uncle, Pte. read on…


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Joseph Antonio Turmel; WWI attestation papers.

Transcription: WWI Attestation Paper for Joseph Antonio Turmel

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Spread the love…          Transcription of the 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 read on…


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St. John River Campaign: Raid on Grimrose (present day Gagetown, New Brunswick). Expulsion of the Acadians.

The Bourgs of Acadia

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Spread the love…            I and my children are descended from several noteworthy immigrants from France who were original pioneers of Acadia, including the Bourgs of Acadia.   In the past, I have posted about our Melanson ancestors, who we most read on…


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Hull, Quebec.

Transcription – Obituary of Mme Reina Bond-Labelle.

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Spread the love…          Transcription of the obituary of Mme Reina Bond-Labelle, de Hull.   ORIGINAL FRENCH BOND-LABELLE — Mme Reina, de Hull, est décédéé le 15 juin 1986, à l’âge de 63 ans. Fille de feu Albert Bond et de feu read on…


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Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

Translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky.

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Spread the love…            In researching genealogy, translating French words for genealogy research can be tricky, and the same goes for other languages as well, and mistakes can easily be made.   Getting one term, phrase or word wrong can mean read on…


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