Montana Newspaper Nuggets: Julia Berube (née Tourville) (1853-1920)

I have written previously about Julie Roture dite Bélisle who married Prosper Tourville on August 25, 1845, at Notre-Dame Church, in Montréal. Many of their children went West—some in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, others in Montana, USA. Continue reading

The Montana Widow: The Husbands of Marie-Louise Maloney Beach Demers (née Tourville) (1864-1928)

I indeed have kind of mixed relationships with Find-A-Grave: I especially love it when it provides us with exclusive information; but it can sometimes lead to frustrations over lack of accuracy when it comes to dates or when photos are so small one cannot decipher the headstones’ inscriptions. Continue reading