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FYI – Riviere au Renard, Descendants of George Preston & Emilie Bond | Family Reunion

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To all who are descended from Emilie Bond and George Preston (m 1845) of Riviere au Renard, we are having a family reunion of all lines at the Musee Gaspesie from Wednesday evening, July 27 – Friday evening July 29, 2011.

All connected to these ancestors are welcome!

Please write either Michael Preston at:

or Marilyn Brine Gilmour at:

or to learn more, please visit on FaceBook:

July 4, 2011 Posted by | . | , , , | Leave a comment

The First Dunns of Riviere-au-Renard (Little Fox River)

A few weeks ago M. Alain Dunn saw my vintage postcard of  Little Fox River/Petite Riviere-au-RenardHe left a comment telling us – among other things – that two of the people on the vintage postcard were from his  Dunn family of Riviere-au-RenardToday I’m sharing a little  genealogical information about the children of John Dunn and Madeline Page – pioneering Dunns of Riviere-au-Renard.


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August 29, 2009 Posted by | . | , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Allain m. Bond, Gaspe, Quebec | Evelyn in Montreal

Query from Leslie Allain Emond:

Seeking info on Honore Henri Alain and his wife Hortense Marie Bond, from Riviere au Renard. They married in 1865. They had 11 children. I am descended from their son Desire, born in 1867. Are there any descendents in Gaspe area?  Thank You!


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March 22, 2009 Posted by | . | , , , , | 2 Comments