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Bantas Sink Roots In Bourbon County (1980) Surnames: Banta, Hemlock

Source: The Fort Scott Tribune – June 12, 1980

Bantas sink roots in Bourbon County

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Had it not been for a farm accident years ago in Bronson, Everett D. (Bud) Banta and his charming Mohawk Indian wife Louise who is from Montreal Canada, might never have met, nor be living now on the former Richardson farm on Route 3, three miles west on old 54 …..

Louise’s maden name is Hemlock, but her Indian name translates to ”Small (blue of the) Sky”, because she was born Nov. 9, at which season her mother did not see much blue in the Canadian sky. Continue reading

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Iroquois Indians To Observe Centenary (1945) Surnames: Bernier, Tonsahoten

Index: Newspaper Clippings & Other Extracts Related To Kahnawà:ke

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Seven Hundred Iroquois Indians in full tribal costume will parade the streets of Caughnawaga on Sunday, June 17, in celebration of centenary of the laying of the corner-stone for the present Church in their almost three-hundred-year-old mission of St. Francis Xavier.

Following the parade, which will begin at two o’clock, the Indians will stage a pageant in the Chruch grounds. The pageant will portray dramatically the history of the Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Duludes of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

Dulude genealogy

 

Joseph Dulude / Huet  |  Catherine Sicot

November 27th, 1679, Montreal (Notre-Dame) Continue reading

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French Canadian Pioneers: The Jolicoeurs of Quebec

Index: Early French Canadian Pioneers

 

QUEBEC SURNAMES: Jolicoeur + Banlhiac, Barbot, Desrosiers, Duvivier, Haquin, Hebert, Joubert, Lhermite, Marin, Mezeray, Vivier LOCATIONS: Neuville, Montreal, Quebec, Paris, Trois-Rivieres, St-Laurent, St-Michel-de-Yamska, Charlesbourg, Contrecoeur, Repentigny, La Prairie, Beauport, Cap-Sante

 

Anicet Jolicoeur / Boyer  |  Francoise-Marie Martin

February 26th, 1680, Neuville Continue reading

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