Genealogist Stephen White to talk about Pomquet’s Founding Families, January 11, 2:00 p.m.

Well known genealogist

Stephen White

Author of“Dictionnaire des familles Acadiennes“

will speak on the founding families in Pomquet with emphasis on the founding women and  using mitrochondrial DNA testing to establish maternal lines going back to the first women in Acadie     

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SASC Pomquet (next to the Glebe House) 1154  Monks Head Road,

Sunday January 11th at  2:00pm

Info: 902-386-2090

*In case of bad weather the presentation will be held on January 18th

Posted in Events and Exhibitions, Gender.


  1. Copied from Facebook. Stacey Doiron attended this genealogy talk in Pomquet by renowned Acadian genealogy scholar Stephen White (LeBlanc), He informed me the maternal side of my “Acadian” ancestors came from a mix of Mi’kmaq and Acadians. The Melong side included a lot of Mi’kmaq women throughout the generations.
    And that all Acadians are descended from 60 Acadian women (with French roots) and 15-20 Mi’kmaq women.. Hers is one of the sources Stephen referenced:

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