Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Part 6: Hake, Arthur H. 1869 – 1945 Hake, Margaret E. Dixon1883 – 1969 Wife Burton, Muriel E.1915 – 1946 Daughter __________, Margaret_________b. 12 Mar 1892 – d. 04 Apr 1974 Wife of John Thomas __________, John Thomasb. 05 May 1882 – d. 26...
Arichat, 1935: We are in the centre of the village on what was known as the Low Road. A building, known simply as the Sample House, served as a warehouse and showroom used by agents and salesmen to display their...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004. The following is an excerpt from an interview with Maria...
Isidore LeBlanc was the first Acadian cabinet minister in Nova Scotia. Born in a county where Acadians formed the majority, LeBlanc repeatedly defended the right of Acadian children to be educated in their own language. On April 17, 1879, he addressed...
The following excerpt is taken from Cape Breton Book of the Night edited by Ronald Caplan. This story was taped, transcribed, and translated into English by Jocelyne Marchand. “I was born in Petit de Grat in 1911. The old women...
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. In addition, he acquired a diploma in...
The 1972 RABA season ended with a three-play-down format, quarter-final, semi-final, and championship rounds. In one quarter-final best-two-out-of-three round, the Red Caps defeated Little Anse 16-4 and 11-6. The round of River Bourgeois versus Port Hawkesbury went the distance with...
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...
Richmond County Canada, District No. 41 Richmond, Sub-District No. 6 Taken by Daniel Sampson, April 6, 1891 Text transcribed and contributed by Jeanne D. Belford This transcription should be of particular interest to those with Bonin, Boucher, Boudrot, Burke, Cordeau, Dugas, Fougere,...
Pierre Hudon LeNoir was the son of Thomas Mélaine Lenoir and Victoire Ursule Thériault. Pierre was a lawyer in Halifax. He married Fannie Sophie Smith and they were prominent citizens in the social circles in Halifax. Fannie lived to...
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