Who is behind the Hubou-Tourville Family Genealogy Page? Well… just me. I have a full-time job outside of genealogy but that does not prevent me from spending as much time as I can on my passion.
I have been doing genealogical researches for more than 25 years. With Internet and its endless possibilities, I am able to put an end to those old brickwalls, to get to know my cousins and to get closer to my objective, i.e. find all the descendents of Mathieu Hubou whose family name is Tourville and its derivatives as well as so many others along the way.
While doing my researches, I learn so much about North American history and I must admit that I have a little preference for the 19th century. I am particularly interested in the migration of French-Canadians to the United States.
One my project aims at finding the origins of French-Canadians who lived in Ferrisburgh and Vergennes of Addison County, in Vermont. Vital, church, census, land and naturalization records of these towns are the tools I am using to do this. My research initially covers the period 1840-1880 but I want to extend it to the 20th century. I am in the process of building a database. A Website is in the pipeline for 2015.
I haven been a member of the Société généalogique canadienne-française based in Montréal since 1992 for which I volunteer twice a month at the front desk of its library since October 2012.
I am also a member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society based in Boston. I particularly enjoyed being part of their annual research trip to Salt Lake City since 2007.
Whether you are a member of the Hubou-Tourville family or from French-Canadian Ancestry, please do not hesitate to contact me should you need help on your family tree.
Diane Tourville, Longueuil, Québec, Canada