Such a Touching Comment

Dennis Lagasse IV sent this comment about this post.

Pierre I can’t thank you enough for everything you’re doing, I really was lost when it came to family history. I saw photos when I was young and didn’t know much more than we came from Bristol CT. I heard once or twice about a Dennis before me that was killed at work in the 1920s but that was all I thought there was. To put names on the strangers smiling faces in the old photos gives me a sense of belonging that I’ve never felt before. I knew there had to be than just “here I am”, now I have “where I’m from” thanks to you.

Dennis had this picture of my great-grandfather Dennis Lagasse II…

Dennis Lagasse II1842-1927

He brought him from the dead and so many people who are yet to be identified…

Dennis Lagasse wedding picture

Hello/Bonjour,

Hello/Bonjour,

My French is rusty, so I wonder if you speak English. Georges Landry and Appoline Poissant are the grandparents of my grandmother. I’m just starting to research this side of her family, and if you were willing to share the information you have, I would be very grateful.

Merci,

Michelle

Never got around to write about this message I got in November 2012.

These people seen here are Michelle’s ancestors on her grandmother’s side.

Appolline Poissant et Georges Landry

If you read yesterday’s post and the links I sent you to read then you will understand how my blog reaches out descendants.

Michelle had nothing more to share than a few anecdotes about her grandmother.

With what she told me about her grandmother, I was able to find her birth certificate and jump start her research.

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