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Sherman Leo LeBlanc

Sherman Leo LeBlanc

Male 1911 - 1988  (77 years)

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  • Name Sherman Leo LeBlanc 
    Born 31 Mar 1911  Little River, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 6 Apr 1911  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Bef 1948  [1
    a saleman and later a part-time salesman for Singer selling sewing machines and notions 
    Occupation Bef 1948  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    a steam locomotive fireman with Maritime Coal, Railway & Power Co. Ltd. 
    • As a locomotive fireman, Sherman used to fire for Hance, his brother who was a locomotive engineer. Hance's son, Wayne, said that Sherman and Hance used to switch roles sometimes as did other locomotive engineers and firemen working on the Joggins trains. Later Sherman fired for Johnny Dugay, another locomotive engineer.
    Occupation From 1948 to 1958  Bourlamaque, Abitibi County, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    a master mechanic at Lamaque Gold Mines Ltd 
    Residence From 1948 to 1958  Bourlamaque, Abitibi County, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence UNTIL 1948  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    , after moving from Little River where he was born, 
    • He also lived in Halifax/Dartmouth for a couple of years during the depression. He stayed with his sister, Marjorie, while working in Halifax/Dartmouth area.
    Occupation From 1958 to 1976  Senneterre and Lac St Denis, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Chief Stationary Engineer at the RCAF Station 
    Residence From 1958 to 1963  Senneterre, Abitibi County, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence From 1963 to 1968  Morin Heights, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence From 1968 to 1988  St Jerome, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 16 Dec 1988  St. Jerome, , Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 19 Dec 1988  St Jerome RC Cemetery, St Jerome,, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Headstone - Sherman LeBlanc and wife, Eva Vienneau
    Headstone - Sherman LeBlanc and wife, Eva Vienneau
    Sherman LeBlanc/31 March 1911 - 16 Dec. 1988/his wife/Eva Vienneau/9 May 1917 - 13 Dec. 2002
    Person ID I388  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2010 

    Father Rufus Henry LeBlanc,   b. 24 Apr 1872, Minudie, N.S. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1948, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Alice Terrio,   b. 13 Mar 1880, Lower Cove, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1954, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Laura Vienneau,   b. 9 May 1917, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 2002, St Jerome, , QC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1938  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Witnesses at their marriage were the groom's sister, Kathryn Georgina LeBlanc, and Arthur Reginald Melanson.
    Children 
     1. Brenda Ann LeBlanc
     2. Beverly Ann LeBlanc
     3. Barbara Annette LeBlanc
     4. Joseph Derek LeBlanc
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1968 to 1988 - St Jerome, , Quebec, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Dec 1988 - St Jerome RC Cemetery, St Jerome,, Quebec Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Sherman & Eva (Vienneau) LeBlanc
    Sherman & Eva (Vienneau) LeBlanc
    Taken on their wedding day, 20 Jun 1938 at Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Winnie & Sherman LeBlanc
    Winnie & Sherman LeBlanc
    Eva Vienneau and her husband, Sherman LeBlanc
    Eva Vienneau and her husband, Sherman LeBlanc
    Photo was taken in March 1986 at Sherman's 75th birthday.
    Sherman and Hance LeBlanc
    Sherman and Hance LeBlanc
    Photo taken in Jun 1981 in Joggins.
    Sherman LeBlanc and Thaddy Vienneau
    Sherman LeBlanc and Thaddy Vienneau
    Sherman LeBlanc and his father-in-law, Thaddy Vienneau.
    Sherman LeBlanc (1911-1988)
    Sherman LeBlanc (1911-1988)
    Sherman (1911-1988) & Reggie (1903-1966) LeBlanc
    Sherman (1911-1988) & Reggie (1903-1966) LeBlanc
    Photo was taken in the summer of 1966.
    Sherman LeBlanc
    Sherman LeBlanc
    Sherman LeBlanc with two of his daughters and their friend.
    Sherman, Hance & Rachel LeBlanc, June 1981
    Sherman, Hance & Rachel LeBlanc, June 1981
    Sherman LeBlanc, Hance LeBlanc and Rachel (LeBlanc) Pelham, June 1981, Joggins, Nova Scotia.

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Info:Dad (Sherman LeBlanc) (T21).

    2. [S215] Parish:Minudie Registers,1895-1918 from CEA, p.224,top margin of page,bap.-6Apr1911.

    3. [S247] Info:Wayne LeBlanc, conversation Dec 2008.

    4. [S241] Info:Bev (LeBlanc) Dutrisac.

    5. [S65] Info:Annette (LeBlanc) Owen.

    6. [S110] Info:Eva (Vienneau) LeBlanc.


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