South Hero’s Neighbours: Tourvilles/Trovilles and Cardinals

I was validating some dates for Jean-Baptiste Tourville and Marguerite Dome—they were married on August 2, 1836, in Saint-Luc, Saint-Jean County, in Québec just before they left for South Hero, Grand Isle County, Vermont—when I came across the next marriage record which was about Toussaint Cardinal and Catherine Audette dit Lapointe.

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Travel 2016: My Trip to Vermont ~ Day 2

Lots of firsts today! And you thought I couldn’t do it!

This Tuesday, I visited three repositories: the Vermont State Archives in Middlesex, the Leahy Library of the Vermont Historical Society in Barre, and the Vermont Genealogy Library in Colchester.

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Travel 2016: My Trip to Vermont ~ Day 1

IMG_5265First day on the road today on my Vermont Research Trip!

As it was supposed to rain in the afternoon, my sister and I rushed to the South Hero Cemetery to take pictures of the headstones I didn’t have time to photograph during my last visit. They can be found on Find-A-Grave but I like to have my own pictures, especially when that place is not that far from home. Continue reading