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|Requests: | Alfred X Marchand | Kiely/Kiley and Latimer
ancestry | Simon
Godfrey Poirier, | Dorothy Young | gerrior.gerior,girior
Marie Belle LeBlanc | Stephen Anthony Petitpas || || || || |
Name: Adrian Spidle
Location: Waltham, MA USA
Comments: My mom was Jeannette Evangeline Marchand, daughter of Alfred X Marchand and Alvina Samson of Petit de Grat. I'd love to hear from relatives no matter how distant:)
Name: Gregory Martell
Location: Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia
Comments: I use to live in D'Escousse many years ago. My house where I was brought up in was torn down. Today you would never know that the house existed at all. I don't know if any one would ever remember me. I had a sister named lisa and my mother's name is Joann Campbell. For the first couple years of schooling I went to North Isle Madame Elementary. That is all I wish to share.
Name: Ralph& Eleanor MacDonald
Location: Thorburn NS
Name: Scotty Reid "The Pigeonman"
Comments: Really enjoyed seeing the photos of Isle Madame again, brings back memories of my time on Cape Breton in St.Peter's. A friend of mine's in Glasgow, Scotland (Canadian born) Dad was born in De'Scousse, Joseph King (Roi/Roy) son of Joseph LeRoy (King?) and Mary Jeanne Poirier. They were married in Arichat (Records show 2 pages of marriages for 1892-1911, not sure of exact date)
There's also a John McMinas?? and an Emma Petipas on the record, possibly witness's??
Anyway, keep your website going friend as you're helping your fellows keep touch with their home.
Hi' to the Keoghan's and anyone else who remembers Donna and myself.
Cap-Breton est toujours dans notre coeur
Name: Sheri Skinner Bright
Location: Midland, Michigan
Comments: I grew up in Arichat. I miss the smell of the ocean and the closeness of the people.
Name: Mike Rideout
Location: Truro N.S
Comments: nice pics of Isle Madame nice place to be miss it alot
Name: Liam Hearn
Name: Adonica Samson
Name: Barb Dyer (Perry/ poirier )
Location: Great Falls , Montana, USA
Comments: My Dad was Simon Godfrey Poirier, his father was Bernard E Poirier, My Dad changed his surname to Perry when he joined the US Army, They liked you to americanize you name before you joined the army back then, he was born in 1903 in D'Ecousse . My husband and I will be visiting there soon , maybe next year, we are going to visit My cousins that live at, 158 Old wharf Road, Poulamon, Richmond County,( Sampson's) His wife is my cousin ( Poirier ) I am doing a family history on my ancestors .
Name: Carol LeBlanc (nee Peebles)
Location: New Hampshire
Comments: I was born in Arichat July, 1941, my mother was Dorothy Young, daughter of Captain Frank Young and his wife Elizabeth Roast. I would love to know more about my mother's family and her childhood friends. We visited Arichat during my childhood, staying with Agathe LeBlanc (LeBrun) and Edith Maloney. Wish I had listened closer to my mother's tales of Arichat, they were always interesting but I should have written them down.
Carol Anne Peebles/LeBlanc
I have a photo of the Young familyhomer. I think it
resembles a photo you have on your webpage and wondered
if the houses were one and the same.
Name: Lynda Maciejewski
Name: Deb Smith
Location: Medford, MA USA
Comments: My granmother's family were all from Arichat: Boudrot, LaVache, LeBlanc, Girroir, Babin and LeNoir. Has anyone heard of the parish of "Petit Arichat"? -Deb Smith
Name: Keith Pertus
Location: Bedford NS
Comments: Merry Christmas to everyone back Home
Name: Rosaline Forgeron (Briand)
Location: Pondville South, D'Escousse
Comments: I think think this is a great site.
Name: Jolene MacDonald
Comments: my grandparents were Bernice & Peter MacDonald. They owned #66 in Poulamon. now my uncle takes care of it. its my favorite place in the entire world, and is the source of most of my fondest childhood memories. growing up in the city and having the chance to let loose on isle madame. the local police would do a nightly drive by of our house lol cant wait to get back!!
Name: Mary (poirier ,perry, )Coombs
Comments: I'm pretty sure I'm a descendent of jean and Jeanne poirier,
My grandfather was pierre poirier my grandmother was clara forgeron my dad was born in cape breton I come from a large family of nine children I'm currently in search of everything I can find about my ancestors . If I am correct so far I would be of the 6th generation ?
I wanting to someday soon to visit this place :)
Name: andy gerrier
Location: livermore falls,maine
Comments: trying to track down the past my name gerrier had many spellings gerrior.gerior,girior etc trying real hard to find my great-grandfather edward or eduard the search use to be around st.pauls parish in somerside but now I am being led to isle de madame. thank you andy
Location: North Carolina, USA
Comments: I recently found a cousin who told me that my LeBlanc ancestors came from W Arichat, Isle Madame, Breton, Nova Scotia. Marie Belle LeBlanc was my great-grandmother. She and her fiancée, Abraham White came to the US in the late 1800's and were married in 1903 in Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Abraham LeBlanc and Sabine Forrest. I understand that the house that she grew up in still stands and that it may be currently owned by Jason Boudrot. If there is a photo of it on this website I would love to see it if someone would be kind enough to direct me there. I hope I can come and visit there some day! Thank you, Kathleen Collagan
Name: Jacqueline Poirier Ford
Location: Alabama, U.S.
Comments: Hello, I am so glad to see these pictures, grew up in the #159 house, was adopted by Bertie and Alice Poirier from Clifford and Alexandra McDonald, My Aunt Gemma Poirier, lives across the street, #158 and Dora Britton #129 Lower Poulamond as you cross over the bridge, is my aunt also.
Grew up in the house, which is no longer there, across the street from Minnie Martel # 221, I was about 5 when I was adopted. sister Corinne lives in the Senior Center # 209
Thank you so much, Adopted sister found this and sent it on to me. Have a great day, and hope to hear from you.
Name: Julie Marden
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