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 […]
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.
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 & […]
In the Driver’s Seat. Flora Vincent (1887-1979), c 1950s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage. Restoration: Anne Louise MacDonald.
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” written on photo, Simon Albert Vincent, Pomquet. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage, Vincent Album.
Simon Albert Vincent on left , other men possibly his Rennie neighbours, c 1930s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.
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 […]
Snow play in church yard, St. Croix Church, Pomquet, 1940s. Courtesy of PomquetHéritage.
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 […]