I could have waited until September 25th to reblog this, but I felt too nostalgic this Friday morning.
This is my very first post on this blog which led me to write Ripples last time…
This is a true story. Doris had asked me in September 2009 to translate what I had written on Nos ancêtres, my original blog about genealogy which is written in French.
Post No. 1
Doris Chaumont is an amateur genealogist.
She’s the daughter of Léopold Chaumont who is the son of Rolland Chaumont, the son of Joseph Chaumont.
I had talked about Doris in an article on my blog about genealogy.
The man in the picture is Joseph Chaumont. He’s Doris’ great-grandfather. Joseph Chaumont left Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines around 1910.
Joseph Chaumont, Albertine Blouin and their children
This picture was taken in 1923 in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines. Doris’ grandfather, Rolland Chaumont, is the little boy behind Joseph.
Joseph Chaumont came here with his small family from Earlton in Ontario to pay a visit to his parents.
First I thought it was for his parents’ anniversary, but Moïse Chaumont and Marguerite Desjardins got married in 1880. I don’t see why people would celebrate their 43rd wedding anniversary…
This is the famous picture I had posted before on my blog. The picture was taken in 1923…
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