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Transcription: Obituary for Clermont Boily

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           Here is my transcription of the obituary for Clermont Boily. Décés et fuérailles de Clermont Boily (noted in handwriting: fils Cleophas 13) A sa résidence, le 30 janvier 1983, à l’âge de 59 ans et 6 mois est décédé Clermont Boily, époux en premières noces de feu dame Irène Turmel et en secondes noces de …

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find free genealogy databases

I’d like to see an open and free exchange of genealogical data.

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           Ideally, I’d like to see an open and free exchange of genealogical data. I’ve long been a proponent of the open and free exchange of genealogy data to ensure ready access to information for everyone researching their family history. This morning, however, I read “Cooperation Makes Records Available for Free” at FamilySearch.org and it made …

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Obituary for Lena C. Blythe

Transcription: Obituary for Lena C. Blythe (Cade).

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            This is my transcription of the obituary for lean C. Blythe (Cade).   Obituary: Lena Blythe Mrs. Lena C. Blythe, 88, died Thursday in her home at 598 West County Road 38 after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are pending at the Goodrich Mortuary. Mrs. Blythe was born Feb. 15, 1888, in Gusse, Ind. She …

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My list of my top ten genealogy and ancestry websites.

My top ten: Best world-wide genealogy and ancestry websites.

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  1    4   5SharesAfter almost twenty years of genealogy research, there are certain sites that have become my ‘go to’ sites for certain aspects of my genealogy research. I thought it might be helpful for me to post my list of my top ten genealogy and ancestry websites. I have also included a description of the reasons why …

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DNA, archaeology, anthropology and genealogy open eyes to the past.

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           It seems that every time I turn on my computer to view the internet, I find new articles and posts about discoveries made in DNA, archaeology, genealogy and even science, that shed new light on our search into the origins of our own family and heritage, and the origins of our ethnic groups. Today I …

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Marriage of Trenee Aucoin and Marguerite Giroir

Transcription: Marriage Cerificate for Irenée Aucoin and Marguerite Girroir.

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2          2SharesBelow is my transcription of the marriage certificate for Trenée Aucoin and Marguerite Girroir.   (a) PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA Date and place of Marriage:  22 May, 1872, Arichat, Co. Richmond How Married ; by License or Banns:  By Banns Full Name of GROOM:  Irenée Aucoin His age:  28 years Condition (Bachelor or Widower):  Bachelor …

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Obituary of Casildee Lavallee and Antoine Labelle

Transcription: ‘In Memoriam’ for Casildée Lavallée and Antoine Labelle.

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           The following is my transcription of the ‘In Memoriam’ card for Casildée Lavallée and Antoine Labelle.   A la douce mémoire de CASILDÉE LAVALLÉE épouse de feu ANTOINE LABELLE décédée à Ottawa le 15 juin, 1964 à l’âge de 89 ans et de ANTOINE LABELLE décédée à Sault Ste-Marie le 18 mars 1944 à l’âge …

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Grave marker for Sarah Anderson.

Transcription: Tombstones of James and Sarah Anderson (née Thomas).

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           The following are my transcriptons of the tombstones of James and Sarah Anderson (née Thomas).   Tombstone of James Anderson, M.D. James Anderson M.D. Died 7th […] (The image for this tombstone is very poor quality and almost unreadable.) Tombstone of Sarah (Thomas) Anderson SARAH Wife of James Anderson M.D. Died 6 Mo. 29, 1869 …

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Albertine Audet-Turmel

Transcriptions: Obituaries for Albertine Audet-Turmel.

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2 1    4   7SharesFollowing are my translated transcriptions for the obituaries of Albertine Audet-Turmel in their original French. Original French Texts Obituary #1 TURMEL Albertine (née Audet). Au Foyer Nazareth, le 20 juin 1992, à l’âge de 93 ans et 8 mois, est décédée dame Albertine Audet, épouse de feu monsieur Michel Turmel. Elle demeurait à Québec. La …

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'In Memoriam' for Origene M. Roy.

Transcription: In Memoriam card for Obeline D. Roy.

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           Following is my transcription of the In Memoriam card from the funeral of Obeline D. Roy.   IN LOVING MEMORY OF OBELINE D. ROY 1906 – 1986 O gentlest heart of Jesus ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory have mercy on the soul …

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Marieanne T. Bourgeois Death Certificate

Transcription – Death Certificate for Marieanne T. Bourgeois

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           The following is my transcription of the death certificate of Marieanne T. Bourgeois while trying to remain as true to the original form as possible. DEATH CERTIFICATION The State of New Hampshire This is to certify that the following is a true copy of facts recorded on the death record of the individual named hereon, …

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Transcription – ‘In Memoriam’ for Origene M. Roy

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           The following text is my transcription of the In Memoriam card for Origene M. Roy. In Loving Memory of ORIGENE M. ROY 1903 – 1980 O gentlest heart of Jesus ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory have mercy on the soul of Thy …

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Transcription: Obituary for Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois

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           The following is my transcription of the newspaper article or obituary for Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois. Emile Bourgeois Mrs. Marieanne Turmel Bourgeois, 82, widow of Emile Paul Bourgeois, formerly of 1200 Elm St., died Friday night at a Manchester nursing home after a long illness. She was born in St. Agnes, County Beauce, Que., the daughter …

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Lillian Activ Paradis Memorial

Transcription: ‘In Memoriam’ for Lillian A. Auclair.

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           Following is my transcription of the ‘In Memoriam’ funeral card for Lillian A. Auclair (Lillian Active Paradis-Auclair).   In loving memory of Lillian A. Auclair Died July 1, 1969 PRAYER O GENTLEST Heart of Jesus ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with burning love for the poor captive souls in Purgatory have mercy …

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Joseph Dionne Memorial

Transcription: ‘In Memoriam’ for Joseph Dionne.

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2          2SharesThe following is my transcription of the ‘In Memoriam’ card for Joseph Dionne.   IN LOVING MEMORY OF Joseph Dionne Died July 31, 1944 Let Us Pray Incline Thine ear, O Lord, to our prayer, in which we humbly entreat Thy mercy; bring to the country of peace and light the soul of Thy servant …

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Memorial for Rose Dionne

Transcription: ‘In Memoriam’ for Rose Dionne

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2          2SharesFollowing is my transcription of the ‘In Memoriam’ regarding the death of Rose Dionne.   “We have loved her during life; let us not abandon her, until we have conducted her by our prayers into the house of the Lord.” St. Ambrose IN YOUR CHARITY Pray for the Repose of the soul of ROSE DIONNE …

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Joseph William Herve (Babe) Ducharme

Transcription: National Guard Discharge for Private Hervé Ducharme

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           Following is my transcription of the National Guard Discharge for Private Hervé Ducharme. NATIONAL GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES and of the State of New Hampshire to all whom it may concern: This is to Certify, that Hervé Ducharme, Private, First Class, Battery ‘A’, 172d Field Artillery, National Guard as a Testimonial of Honest and …

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Dad in his national pipe band uniform.

Dad is the link to our French Canadian and military heritage.

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  1    4   5SharesAlthough both sides of my family are ‘French Canadian,’ my mother’s ancestors are Acadians who settled in the maritime provinces and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Dad, however, is the link to our Québecois French Canadian and military heritage. In earlier posts about our family’s WWI war casualties, I discussed our family’s attachment …

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Herve Ducharme Enlistment

Transcription: Enlistment Record of Herve Ducharme, Private 1st Class

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           The following is my transcription of the Enlistment Record of Private 1st Class Herve Ducharme.   ENLISTMENT RECORD OF Ducharme, Herve, Private 1st Class Enlisted March 13th, 1936 at Manchester, New Hampshire In service of the United States, under call of the President, from __________ to ___________ Serving in Second enlistment period at date of …

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Marriage Certificate of Joseph William Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois

Transcription: 2nd Marriage Certificate of Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois-Ducharme.

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  2        2Shares This post contains my transcription of the second marriage certificate of Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois-Ducharme. Certificate of Marriage Church of St. George, Manchester, New Hampshire. This is to Certify that Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois were lawfully Married on the 31st day of May 1935 According to the Rite of the Roman Catholic …

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Marriage Certificate of Joseph William Herve (Babe) Ducharme and Marguerite (Peggy) Bourgeois

Transcription: Marriage certificate of Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois.

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           The following is my transcription of the marriage certificate of Herve Ducharme and Marguerite Bourgeois. STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Certificate of Marriage This Certifies that on this, the 31st day of May, 1935, at Manchester, I joined in Marriage, in the presence of witnesses, Herve Ducharme of Manchester and Marguerite Bourgeois of Manchester. Certificate of …

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Baptism Record for Marie Marguerite Yvette Bourgeois

Transcription: Baptism Record for Marie Marguerite Yvette Bourgeois

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           Following is my transcription of the extract of a baptism for Marie Marguerite Yvette Bourgeois. French Original Extrait du régistre de baptêmes, marriages, sépultures de la paroisse de St. Hughes du Lac Saguay from l’année mil neuf cent-quinze. Le trente-et un octobre, mil neuf cent-quinze, nous prêtre soussigné avons baptisé Marie Margeurite Yvette, née le …

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Edna-Eugenie Auclair

Transcription: ‘In Memoriam’ for Edna E. Auclair.

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3          3SharesFollowing is my transcription and the Google translation of the ‘In Memoriam’ for Edna E. Auclair. In Memoriam for Edna E. Auclair. French original A la douce memoire de Edna_E. Auclair Épouse de Armand Martel. Née à Derry, N. H., 18 Juil 1910, Décédée à Manchester, N. H., 28 Août, 1928. A l’âge de 18 …

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Joseph William Hervé Ducharme

Transcription: Certificate of Baptism for Joseph William Hervé Ducharme

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           The following is my transcription of the baptism certificate for Joseph William Hervé Ducharme, as well as the English translation via Google Translate. French Original Certificat de Bapteme —— Eglise Ste-Marie, Manchester, N. H. ——- Je soussigné certifie que Joseph William Hervé Ducharme enfant de Joseph Ducharme et de Alice Tremblay né le 31 jour …

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