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Marie Phelonise (Phelonise) Melanson

Marie Phelonise (Phelonise) Melanson

Female 1886 - 1965  (78 years)

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  • Name Marie Phelonise (Phelonise) Melanson 
    Born 6 Jun 1886  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptised 17 Jun 1886  the parish of Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Her godparents are Eugene McGrath and Marceline Burk.
    Died 1965  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I9316  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2009 

    Father Sylvain Melanson,   b. 6 Sep 1853,   d. 1895  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Marguerite Vienneau,   b. 1853,   d. 20 May 1930, Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F2367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmund Abel Bourque,   b. 19 May 1883, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1908  Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Marguerite\Margaret Bourque\Burke,   b. 7 Mar 1909, Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1967, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. Ferdinand (Fred) Bourque\Burke,   b. 1911,   d. 1984  (Age 73 years)
     3. George Bourque,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Bourque,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Patrick Bourque,   b. 9 Nov 1916, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 2002, Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F3959  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1908 - Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Group photo of Melanson's & Vienneau's
    Group photo of Melanson's & Vienneau's
    Taken at or near Cap Pele in 1908 at a lobster plant.
    Three women in fore-front, right to left are: Margaret (Vienneau) Melanson (1853-1930), Justine (Melanson) Vienneau (1880-1971) holding Lionel Vienneau, and in the dark dress Suzanne (Bourque) Vienneau (1829-1915).
    To the left of the woman in the black dress is Phelonise Melanson (1886-1965) and to the left of her are two or three of her sisters. Also in the photo are the sisters' husbands and some of their children.
    Question: Who is the man who's face was scratched out and who is standing behind the three young women on the left of the photo?
    Pauline, Emerson, Eric, Phelonise, Edmund, Patrick
    Pauline, Emerson, Eric, Phelonise, Edmund, Patrick
    L to R: Pauline (Miller) Roberts, her husband Emerson Roberts holding their son Eric, Phelonise (Melanson) Bourque and Edmund Bourque (Emerson's grandparents), and Emerson's Uncle Patrick Bourque.
    Photo was taken in 1955 in front of Edmund Bourque's house on Barronsfield Road, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Margaret,Phelonise,Marguerite,Edmund,Fred &Patrick
    Margaret,Phelonise,Marguerite,Edmund,Fred &Patrick
    Margaret Bourque (1909-1967), Phelonise (Melanson) Bourque (1886-1965), Marguerite (Leger) Bourque (1850-19xx), Edmund Abel Bourque (1883-1968), Ferdinand (Fred) Bourque, (1911-1984) and baby Patrick Bourque (1916-2002).
    Photo was taken in 1917 in River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Phelonise (Melanson) Bourque 1886-1965
    Phelonise (Melanson) Bourque 1886-1965
    Photo was taken in 1917 in River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Phelonise (Melanson) & Edmund Abel Bourque
    Phelonise (Melanson) & Edmund Abel Bourque
    1886 - 1965 & 1883 - 1968
    Phelonise is the daughter of Marguerite (Vienneau) & Sylvain Melanson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S69] Parish:Cap Pele, NB; Ste-Therese 1813-1959, Microfilm Reel F-1892., p.387,B.53 - bap.17Jun1886.

    2. [S259] Info:Frederick Roberts, Roberts Family Tree on Ancestry.ca - accessed 07Feb2009.

    3. [S259] Info:Frederick Roberts, email Jan2009.


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