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Edmund Abel Bourque

Edmund Abel Bourque

Male 1883 - 1968  (84 years)

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  • Name Edmund Abel Bourque 
    Born 19 May 1883  New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 15 Jul 1883  the parish of Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His godparents were Thomas Leblanc and Marie Helene (Labreque) Leblanc
    Census 1891  Parish of Shediac, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He is found living with his parents and five of his siblings. He is using the name Edmond by this time and is 8 years of age.
    Died 1968  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I9325  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2009 

    Father Abel Bourque,   b. 14 Sep 1847, Shemogue Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1902  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Marguerite Legere\Leger,   b. 5 Oct 1850, Parish of Barachois, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1901  (Age > 52 years) 
    Family ID F3786  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marie Phelonise (Phelonise) Melanson,   b. 6 Jun 1886,   d. 1965, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1908  Cap Pele, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    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.
    Edmund Abel Bourque 1883-1968
    Edmund Abel Bourque 1883-1968
    Photo 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.365,B.46-bap.15Jul1883.

    2. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1928;book:52;page:93-dau's marriage.

    3. [S100] Census: 1891 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Westmorland, (Kanner Transcript page 851)Parish of Shediac,200-4.
      (Kanner Transcript page 851)Parish of Shediac,200-4
      BOURQUE, Abel M 40 M NB FC NB NB CR Journalier (Day labourer)
      BOURQUE, Marguerite F 40 M Epouse NB FC NB NB CR
      BOURQUE, Dina F 18 Fille NB FC NB NB CR Servente (Servant)
      BOURQUE, Maximin M 16 Fils NB FC NB NB CR Journalier (Day labourer)
      BOURQUE, Patrique M 13 Fils NB FC NB NB CR
      BOURQUE, Philitien M 11 Fils NB FC NB NB CR
      BOURQUE, Edmond M 8 Fils NB FC NB NB CR
      BOURQUE, Justine F 2 Fille NB FC NB NB CR



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

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


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