Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Lawyer and politician Thomas Horace Fuller was born in 1816 or 1819, probably in Arichat. He was the son of John Fuller, sheriff of Richmond County and Mary Oakley. Thomas Horace’s brother was Hyacinth Huden Fuller who married on...
Four teams comprised the 1961 Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL): Petit de Grat Red Caps, River Bourgeois Tigers, Port Hawkesbury, and L’Ardoise Ramblers. The rivalry between Petit de Grat and River Bourgeois was resumed. In a June 18 contest, the...
January 20, 1908: John MacDonald of Arichat (son of Angus MacDonald and Mary Normuth), married Marie Elizabeth Poirier (daughter of Elie Poirier, Captain and Julie LeBlanc), witnesses were John Forrest and Seraphine MacDonald January 11, 1908: Freddie Fougere married Marie...
While recalling provincial action in 1973, it should be noted that the county once again excelled in minor ball. The Petit de Grat Beavers took the crown in their division while Louisdale captured the Juvenile title. Chet Boudreau took home...
February 5, 1918: Francois Muise, son of Patrick Muise and Martha Jeanne Boudrot, married Alice Boudrot, daughter of Cleophas Boudrot and Alice Boudrot, witnesses were not recorded February 5, 1918: Thomas James Kehoe, son of Thomas Kehoe and Annie McGrath,...
Known as Dr. A.A. in Arichat, Aime-Alexandre LeBlanc was born (1861) and raised in Memramcook, New Brunswick. His father was André LeBlanc, his mother Marie-Claire Bourque, both descended from old Acadian families. He studied at St. Joseph’s...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost 80 years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970s. The following are excerpts from the Richmond County Record...
Arichat 1935: Now it is time to backtrack once more to finish the north side of the lower road. We had left off at Johnny Jean’s. The lane adjacent to the Jean home was known then,...
Part 26: Arichat: 1935; on the lower road moving eastward toward Petit de Grat we’ve arrived at the home of Hector DeCoste. His house had originally been the property of Henry Boudreau and his family of thirteen;...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies, he spent three years at agricultural school. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts and one in agricultural science. He wrote Riviere-Bourgeois from which this history...


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