Kitchen party, Pomquet, Simon Vincent on fiddle, son Joe facing him, 1950s.

Simon Vincent on fiddle, Pomquet kitchen party, c 1950s.  Courtesy of Pomquet Héritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.   Simon Vincent on Fiddle,  son Joe next to him, others unidentified, Pomquet kitchen party, 1950s. Courtesy Pomquet Héritage.  Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald Email from Daniel Benoit to AmberleeBoulton, July 5, 2014: The kitchen party photo the one […]

A Bottle of My Own, c 1918

A Bottle of My Own, c 1918. Far left: Effie (Cross) Vincent (grandmother of Anne Marie Benoit, gg of Daniel Benoit). Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Jeff Parker.  

Pomquet Railroad Station, early 1900s

Pomquet Railroad Station. L-R: Simon Alfred Vincent, Jane Vincent, Effie Cross, Eddie Doiron and Lizzer, early 1900s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.   Restoration: Betty Cameron.     In conversation with May (Doiron) Bouchard, June 23, 2014. Going into Antigonish by train for the day meant dressing up. People would catch the early train in the morning and […]

Dog sled. Twins Mary & Elizabeth Doiron. Courtesy of Pomquet Héritage.

Twins Mary and Elizabeth Doiron, Pomquet, 1940s. Courtesy of Pomquet Héritage.  Email to Amberlee Boulton from Daniel Benoit, July 5, 2014.  The girls are my grand uncle’s twins Mary & Elizabeth Doiron, my grand uncle was Charles John Doiron married to Emma Jane Deyoung  we don’t know the twins birthdate but the picture looks to have […]

Leonard Boudreau (1916- 2014), Pomquet, 1920

Leonard Boudreau  (1916- 2014),  Pomquet, 1920. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.  4-year old Leonard (b. 1916),  son of Mary Jane (Doiron) & Leon Boudreau. Maternal grandparents are Elizabeth (Doiron) & Fidele Doiron. Paternal grandparents are Elizabeth (Cross) & Jean Boudreau. Leonard Boudreau died on February 3, 2014.     To give you an […]

Bernadette and Albert Doiron, Pomquet, circa 1920

Bernadette and Albert Doiron, Pomquet, circa 1920.   Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Betty Cameron     This photo was taken at the same time as the photo with the doll carriage. The difference in the quality of restoration is that no original was available for this photo, and Betty accomplished this from a scan of a […]

Grand-mére Annie Broussard and Children

Grand-mére Annie Broussard . L-R : May Doiron, Gladys Doiron , Lewis Barker, Gloria Barker, Rita Doiron, c 1925. May Bouchard, champion of French culture and language received Order of Canada, 2002. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.     May Doiron (the one with the prominent bow ) grew up to win many […]

Pomquet School, 1913

Pomquet School, 1913 (located at present-day crossroads). Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.