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 […]

Sam Vincent, Pomquet

Far left Sam Vincent Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Joe Fraser. The Vincents were among the first of five families to come to Pomquet in 1772. After the deportation, the Acadians settled in small groupings so as not to attract attention.

Mary, Rita, Betty and Florence, c 1920s

Written on photo: Mary, Rita [Vincent], Betty and Florence (Mary & Florence are Benoit sisters), c 1920s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. The other photo of Mary, Rita, Betty & Florence is circa late 1940’s Mary & Florence are sisters, daughters of Andrew Benoit & Flora Cross and Rita is the daughter of Simon Alfred Vincent & […]

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.  

“Pa Vincent”, Pomquet

“Pa Vincent” written on photo, Simon Albert Vincent, Pomquet. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage, Vincent Album.

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 […]