In 1960 in the Richmond County Baseball League, the rivalry between the Petit de Grat Red Caps and the River Bourgeois Tigers once again took centre stage, but this time the Tigers prevailed by sweeping the championship series. The final...
The 1852 Church Census was transcribed by Stirling Edwards in September 2004 from the records of St. John’s Anglican Church in Arichat. This list is among the papers of the Rev. James Allen Shaw, the first Rector...
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...
June 24, 1913: Guillaume Alfred Poirier, widower of Henriette Anne Poirier, married Marie Boudreau, daughter of Henry Boudreau and Marie Fougere, witnesses were Ambrose Poirier and Anne Josse July 10, 1913: Robert Martell married Eliza McGrath, witnesses were John Doyle...
The 1852 Church Census was transcribed by Stirling Edwards in September, 2004, from the records of St. John’s Anglican Church in Arichat. This list is among the papers of the Rev James Allen Shaw, the first Rector of St. John’s....
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...
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...
January 9, 1912: Charles Henri Shannon, son of Charles Shannon and Marie Samson, married Marie Aida Landry, daughter of the late Alexander Landry and Adeline Richard, witnesses were Wallace Kavanagh and Marie Landry January 22, 1912; William Fougere, son of...
Rev. Guillame Marin LeBlanc was the son of Pierre LeBlanc and Barbe Martel. He descended from the Acadians of Grand Pré who were deported to Philadelphia in 1755 but eventually returned and settled in Arichat. In 1880 LeBlanc had opposed...
Ephrem Boudreau wrote Riviere Bourgeois from which this history is taken and translated. THE PRIESTS OF RIVER BOURGEOIS (cont.) 9. Father Pierre Robitaille (1874-1949) – 1909-1949 Born at L’Ancienne-Lorette, 28 June 1874, son of Jacques Robitaille and Philomene Hamel, Fr. Pierre Robitaille,...
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