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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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Memorial for Armand J. Martel.

Transcription – ‘In Memoriam’ for Armand J. Martel.

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           Following is my transcription of the ‘In Memoriam’ card for Armand J. Martel. “Blessed are they that mourn for they shall be comforted.” St. Matt. V. 5 May Jesus have mercy on the Soul of ARMAND J. MARTEL 1928 – 1998 O gentlest heart of Jesus ever present in the Blessed Sacrament, ever consumed with …

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Transcription: Obituary of Margaret Bourgeois

Transcription: Obituary for Margaret Ducharme (Peggy Ducharme).

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           Following is the obituary for Margaret Ducharme, who died 1998 in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Unfortunately, I have no indication of which newspaper published this obituary.   She has also been known as Peggy Ducharme, Margaret Bourgeois, Peggy Bourgeois, Margaret Y. Bourgeois, and finally, Marie Marguerite Yvette Bourgeois. Margaret Y. Ducharme Margaret Y. “Peggy” Ducharme, 82, …

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Carter, Clifford & Sampson, Elizabeth

Transcriptions: Marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson – II.

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           Transcriptions: Documents relating to the marriage of Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson.  These documents are a continuation of Part I of this post. —————- No. 1462 MARRIAGE LICENSE —————- PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA D. MacKeen Lieutenant-Governor BY HIS HONOUR The Honourable David McKeen Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia. Whereas, Clifford Carter and Elizabeth Sampson  have determined …

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Priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec

Transcription of the memorial stone for the priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec

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2          2SharesThe following is my transcription of the memorial stone for the priests of St. Roch Church, Quebec City, Quebec in Canada. It lists the head priests and the beginning and end dates of their terms.   ??????????? cures de ST. ROCH Seigneur ????????? ??? le repos et la lumiere eternelle Jean Bro; 1787- Antoine Desforces; …

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Learning to transcribe old documents.

Learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.

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           Transcribing the baptism register from Norfolk, England in my previous post, “Transcription and Translation: Baptism of Elizabeth Stalham and others from the St. George Tombland Church register” was particularly problematic for me, requiring my learning to transcribe from ‘ye olde englishe’ and latin.   I am familiar with transcribing in several languages such as German, …

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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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Husbandry on a human scale.

The science of husbandry on a human scale.

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             We’ve all heard of the centuries old practice and science of husbandry, and most interesting is the science of husbandry on a human scale.   The definition of ‘husbandry’ according to “The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language” is:   hus·band·ry (hzbn-dr) The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising …

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Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand.

Transcription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand

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5          5SharesTranscription: Marriage Register for Alfred Babin and Mary Marchand   Province of Nova Scotia MARRIAGE REGISTER Date of Marriage:  Feb. 1st 1909 Place of Marriage:  Arichat County:  Richmond How Married:  by license or banns:  Banns Date of Publication, if by Banns:  Jan. 17th – 24th – 31st 09 Full Name of GROOM:  Alfred Babin. His …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.

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             The following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 16 Feb 2016.   Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Portugal Portugal, Portalegre, Catholic Church Records, 1859-1911 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 United …

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Baptism of Adelaide Bourgeois

Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois.

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           Transcription: Baptism record of Adelaide Bourgeois. ___________________ Original French B 60 Adelaide Bourgeois Cardiné Beauchemin C. Bapt. Roussiand??? Le trois Juin mil huit-cent-cinquante huit nous prétres sausigné avons baptisé Adelaide née aujois ???? du légitime mariage de Pierre Bourgeois cultivateur de cette paroisse et de Olive Martel. Parrain Edouard Augé marraine Adelaide Lemire qui ont …

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Genealogy research center.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.

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             The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 14 Jan 2016.   Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 Liberia Liberia, Marriage Records, 1941-1974 Poland Poland, Radom Roman Catholic Church Books, 1587-1966 Ukraine Ukraine, Kyiv Orthodox Consistory Church Book Duplicates, 1734-1920 …

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Melanson Mountain Sign

Melansons in Acadia

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1          1SharePierre ‘dit Laverdure and his wife Priscilla Mellanson (my eighth great grandparents on my mother’s side) were known by the name, nickname or title of Laverdure. We are descended from the second of their three sons, Charles ‘dit la Ramee’ Mellanson, (my seventh great grandfather). The origin of the name ‘Laverdure’ is not known, but …

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Naming conventions in genealogy.

It’s important to know naming conventions for genealogy #namingconventions.

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9          9Shares  I have learned to pay close attention to the names of individuals in my research as knowledge of naming conventions can be key to investigating a family’s genealogy. Frequently, the names provide valuable clues to the answers to my questions.   Individuals from differing cultures, time periods, religions and families were known to follow …

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Family Search.org Updates and Additions.

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Apr 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions.   Canada Newfoundland Census, 1935 Newfoundland Census, 1945 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955 Nova Scotia Deaths, 1956-1957 Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994 Costa Rica Costa Rica Civil Registration, 1860-1975 Croatia Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994 Czechoslovakia Czech Republic …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 7 Mar 2015.

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           The following are the ancestry.com and familysearch.org updates and additions up to and including 7 Mar 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Mendoza, Catholic Church Records, 1665-1975 Australia Australia, New South Wales, Cemetery, Military, and Church Record Transcripts, 1816-1982 Canada New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1872 and 1886 …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions up to 30 Jan 2015.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, National Census, 1895 Canada Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904 El Salvador El Salvador Civil Registration, 1704-1977 Philippines Philippines, Manila, Civil Registration, 1899-1994 United States California, Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

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           Following are the recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 6 Jan 2015. FamilySearch.org Austria Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1919 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1914 Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906 …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 29 Dec 2014.

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com updates and additions to 29 Dec 2014.   FamilySearch.org updates and additions. Austria Austria, Upper Austria, Catholic Church Records, 1581-1910 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Belgium, Limburg, …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 17 Dec 2014.

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 17 Dec 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions   Barbados Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887 Belgium Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, 1621-1910 Brazil Brazil, São Paulo, Immigration Cards, 1902-1980 Canada Canada Census, 1911 Newfoundland, Vital Records, 1840-1949 China China, Collection of Genealogies, 1239-2014 Italy Italy, Bergamo, Civil …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 5 Dec 2014.

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           Following are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to 5 Dec 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Barbados Barbados, Church Records, 1637-1887 Canada Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959 Canada, Marriages, 1661-1949 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico, Catholic Church Records, 1645-1969 United States Hawaii, Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006 Minnesota, Grand Army of the Republic …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions – 26 Oct 2014

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           Following are the Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions for the period up to October 26, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Argentina Argentina, Marriages, 1722-1911 Bahamas Bahamas, Civil Registration, 1850-1959 Cape Verde Cape Verde, Catholic Church Records, 1787-1957 France France, Haute-Garonne, Toulouse, Censuses, 1790-1891 Indonesia Indonesia, Jawa Tengah, Mungkid District Court Records, 1985-2013 Peru …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions – 14 Oct 2014

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           Sorry for the large gap. I’m in the process of doing some experimental performance of this site which has demanded much of my attention in the past couple of weeks. Finally, though, here are the FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to October 14, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Australia Australia, New South Wales, …

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Additions and Updates – 20 Sep 2014

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           Following are the latest FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com additions and updates since my last update post of September 11, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Argentina Argentina, Entre Ríos, Catholic Church Records, 1764-1983 Belgium Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1609-1909 Belgium, Brabant, Civil Registration, 1582-1912 Belgium, East Flanders, Civil Registration, 1541-1910 Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913 Belgium, Liège, Civil Registration, …

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