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1. Title:   research compiled from Antigonish Co.: Roman Catholic parish records of St. Peter�s, Tracadie, & St. Paul�s Havre Boucher; census records; civil records; and data from other researchers including Stephen A. White [SAW]
Page:   [Marie-Genevieve]
Url:   http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=antigonish
Author:   Lloyd Boucher
2. Title:   Delorey & related families
Page:   [Genevieve �Jane�; per recollections of great-niece Emma Grace (Delorey) Norton]
Author:   Mary (DeLorey) Ferguson
3. Title:   research compiled from Antigonish Co.: Roman Catholic parish records of St. Peter�s, Tracadie, & St. Paul�s Havre Boucher; census records; civil records; and data from other researchers including Stephen A. White [SAW]
Url:   http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=antigonish
Author:   Lloyd Boucher
4. Title:   research compiled from Antigonish Co.: Roman Catholic parish records of St. Peter�s, Tracadie, & St. Paul�s Havre Boucher; census records; civil records; and data from other researchers including Stephen A. White [SAW]
Url:   http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=antigonish
Author:   Lloyd Boucher

Notes
a. Note:   N3088 Oral history: Grandma Harrington's brother, Michel [DesLauriers, 1830-after 1901] my great uncle was not so blessed with this world's goods, in fact he had become quite poor. His wife, Jane [nee Genevieve Edge, 1832-after 1901], was a French woman, formerly of Quebec. I can still see, in my mind's eye, this ageing woman with bronzed skin, waiting upon my ageing great uncle. They lived in a small house near the railroad crossing. Their old black stove burned continuously, giving off a sooty black smoke. Often Uncle Michel would ask me to cut his hair and shave his face with a straight razor. I shaved his face and chin with the greatest of caution and managed quite well. Looking in the mirror he was quite pleased. "Looks fine Peggy", a name he called me. "Bless you". Of course this really pleased me. When I was quite a bit younger, about eight, his wife, Jane, would send me on the type of errand that I really dreaded. As I passed by their house she would call me over. "Baby, would you run a little errand for me"? Ordinarily I would be more than willing to run an errand for anyone. She would tell me to go to her neighbor's house and ask for a small piece of meat and a vegetable or two. In those days there were no pensions for the aged. Old people had to depend on the charity of relatives or friends. I really hated to beg for her and often times I would try to get by her house unseen, sometimes taking a very round about way. Often my great uncle and his wife had little or nothing to eat. We did what we could to help them. Observing the raggy coverings on uncle's bed, I decided to make him a patch quilt. Although not very skillful in the art of quilting, I sewed together large squares of cotton prints and lined them with two old warm blankets. With pride I presented my gift to my dear old great uncle. He was both surprised and most thankful. "Peggy, your worth a million!" He wanted to give me a dollar. I did not wish to take it but he firmly insisted. [Notes in brackets by Mary DeLorey Ferguson]


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