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The Cafe Royal Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada

shippegan-cafe-royal

This early twentieth century postcard depicts the Cafe Royal in Shippegan (County Gloucester, New Brunswick). There is no publisher indicated on the background – just the words “Made in England” and “Post Card / Carte Postale”. Perhaps this card was privately published as an advertisement for the Cafe Royal? Continue reading

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The Luces from Jersey, Channel Islands to Canada

Index: Lameque, Miscou and Shippegan

 

Descendants of Jean Luce and Elizabeth of Channel Islands

Jersey - Homeland of our Luces

The Jersey Homeland of our Luces (A Canadian Family Vintage Postcard Collection) Publisher: Valentine & Sons Dundee and London.

FIRST GENERATION

1. Jean Luce I was born in 1726 in Jersey Channel Islands and died after 1756. According to Stephane Luce (see sources) Jean’s parents were Edouard Luce and Marie Le Cras who were married in St-Lawrence  (Channel Islands) and his grandparents were Edouard Luce and Izebel Piquot. Jean’s grandparents were married in St-Lawrence in  1691. Their children included: Mathieu, Denise, Edouard, Judith, Elizabeth, Susanne and Thomas.

Jean married Elizabeth (Luce?) on 10 Oct 1753 in St-Lawrence Jersey Channel Islands. Elizabeth was born about 1730 in Jersey Channel Islands and died after 1756.

A child from this marriage was:

+ 2 M i. Jean Luce II who was born in 1756 in Bailiwick of Jersey Channel Islands and died after 1794.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Jean Luce II (Jean 1) was born in 1756 in Bailiwick of Jersey Channel Islands and died after 1794. Jean married Susanne LeGros on 20 Apr 1776 in St-Lawrence Jersey Channel Islands, daughter of George LeGros and Marie Godel. Susanne was born about 1756 in Bailiwick of Jersey Channel Islands and died after 1794.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 3 M i. Elie Luce I who was born on 1 Apr 1792 in St-Lawrence Jersey Channel Islands and died in 1854.

4 M ii. Jean Luce III who was born on 10 Nov 1776 in Bailiwick of Jersey Channel Islands.

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