Simon Forest, the son of Pierre Forest and Madeleine Babin, was born at Pisiquit (in the Minas Basin area) about 1724, and married about 1749 to Marguerite Gautrot, daughter of Jean Gautrot and Anne LeBlanc. In 1755, during “Le Grand...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. After his classical studies from 1922 to 1928 at the seminary at Trois Riviere, he spent three years at agricultural school at Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere. Here he earned bachelors’ degrees in arts...
The 1975 playoffs in the RABA was an eight-team affair with the bottom three teams eliminated from the post season. The match-ups were St. Peter’s vs. Port Hawkesbury, River Bourgeois vs. the Baracos, Arichat vs. Little Anse, and the...
Michel Forgeron, widower of Sabine Mirande, married Marie Lejeune, widow of Emile Poirier, on January 7, 1907, witnesses Jean Baptiste Lejeune and Barbe Forgeron Joseph Muri, son of Remi Muri and Seraphine Mirande, married Almande Babin, daughter of Benjamin Babin...
February 2, 1916: Leonard Petitpas, son of Edmund Petitpas and Marine Fougere, married Cecile Landry, daughter of Felix Landry and Zelie (Cecile) Poirier, witnesses were Valma Petitpas and Anna Corly or Lorly February 2, 1916: Ambrose Albert Poirier, son of...
The January 1852 church census was transcribed by Stirling Edwards in September 2004, from the records of St. John’s Anglican Church, Arichat. This list is among the papers of the Rev. James Allen Shaw, the first Rector of St John’s....
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated: The Silver Jubilee of Rev. Father Pierre Robitaille At the Solemn High Mass the jubilee was assisted by Fathers Leo Keats, priest at St. Peter’s and Alfred-Abraham Boudreau...
Ephrem Boudreau was born in River Bourgeois in 1905. He wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. In 1938, the church underwent major repairs. This came about, no doubt, as a result of the replacement of...
February 1, 1910, Wallace Fougere, son of Firmin Fougere and Anne Boudreau, married Ella Jeanne LeBlanc, daughter of Capt. Augustin LeBlanc and Gertrude Josse, witnesses were Jacques Josse and Amanda Fougere February 2, 1910, Henry McDonald, son of Urbain McDonald...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. Fr. Alexander M. O’Handley (November 17, 1895-December 13, 1902) was the priest at River Bourgeois for seven or eight years. His conduct was not exemplary due to his...
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