Alice Darcina Myers

Alice’s father  is Médard  Lemaire who changed  his name to Medard  Myers.

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Sometimes  we only  have  headstones  to remember  our ancestors. Sometimes  we  are  lucky  to have an old picture  like this  one of Médard.

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If you  want  to  know  more  about  Alice who is  in front  of  her father, write a comment. If you want  to  know  more about  this  family, do likewise.

Isn’t  Alice a cute little girl?

Take the time to go back in time with me this Sunday morning

original picture of the Lagasse familyEast Bristol, Spring 1916

This is the original picture shared by someone in 2009. At that time, I knew nothing about these people except for Pépère whom I  knew  was my granduncle Dennis  Lagasse  III, my grandfather’s brother.

See what was  missing.

East Bristol 1915

East Bristol, Spring 1916

I modified the original picture on April 25th, 2015.

This next old family picture was shared in 2011 by a complete stranger, a fourth cousin, Dennis Lagasse IV. 

Germaine Lagasse

Germaine Lagasse is the first child of Alice Myers and Victor Philippe Lagasse.

She’s David Victor Lagasse’s grandaunt.

Germaine Lagasse

Spring 1915

Gallipoli: Tom’s Story

Pierre Lagacé:

Honouring the Fallen

Originally posted on History Geek:

This post is dedicated to the memory of my great great uncle Thomas Alexander Gillanders, who was killed in action one hundred years ago today, and to those who fought alongside him at Gallipoli.

Tom was a native of Inverness and the eldest of eleven children. He was a much-loved brother of my great-grandmother who fondly recalled the time he took her on a trip to Edinburgh when she was thirteen years old. He had recently spent some time working on a farm owned by cousins in Winnipeg but had returned announcing that he did not want to face another Canadian winter and had decided to try New Zealand. His father decided that the whole family would emigrate, as the other sons would likely follow Tom eventually anyway.

Thomas Alexander Gillanders (8 April 1881 - 25 April 1915) Thomas Alexander Gillanders (8 April 1881 – 25 April 1915)

The family left for New Zealand in 1908 and in 1910 they…

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