It took me five years to find her surname.

In fact I didn’t. One of my readers on Nos ancêtres found her surname for me…

Olivine Poupart or Poupard.

Olivine was somehow lost in time.

Lost somewhere in old pictures like this one.


Somewhere in time…


This is what makes genealogy so addictive

Written in 2011…
Time flies Alyce.

Our Ancestors

Looking at old pictures.

I had another dopamine rush caused by Anne’s e-mails…

You can read this article if you want to fully understand this one.

I wrote it in May 2010.

Alyce had this picture. She wanted to throw it away with all the others she had. They belonged to her father and she knew nothing about who these people were.

It’s with Alyce’s other pictures that I manage to figure out who were some people in this picture taken in 1921.

Her father David, her grandfather Idala of course, Olivine Idala’s second wife sitting on the chair, Anthony the eldest of the boys, Rose the eldest of the daughters and three other boys I believe are Samuel, Rudy and George.

I am not sure about these three but it would make sense when you look at their birthdates.

We recognize Eugene Moreau and his two daughters Beatrice and…

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