Jérõme Meunier and church records

In 1827, Jérõme Meunier is “Jérõme Meunier” and in the village of Bouctouche. On April 5th of that year, he was listed as one of the sponsors to the baptism of Marie Rose, a daughter of Jacques Noël and Marie Elizabeth Bernard. This parish register entry confirms he was already in the community, as mentioned in an 1829 property sale. Jérõme would have been an… Continue reading Jérõme Meunier and church records

2016 DNA Day and a sale

National DNA Day is April 25th, and commemorates the day in 1953 when a paper detailing the structure of DNA was published in Nature magazine. It also recognizes the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. Family Tree DNA celebrates those accomplishments by having an annual sale on DNA tests for genealogy! The annual FamilyTreeDNA DNA Day sale is underway and will… Continue reading 2016 DNA Day and a sale

Jérõme Meunier, ahem, Miller, in Wellington before 1829

In 1829, Jerome Miller [Jérõme Meunier] and Thomas White [Thomas LeBlanc], together, purchased a 100 acre tract of land from Morang Jervais [Marin Girouard]. This parcel of land was known as Lot 25 and situates on the south shore of the Bouctouche River, and is directly across from the Reserve. The deed states Jerome, who was about 30 years of age at… Continue reading Jérõme Meunier, ahem, Miller, in Wellington before 1829