|Anne Philbrick (#47168361)|
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|Years ago, before my children had even started school, I inherited a wonderful genealogy written in French by a nun, Marie Céline Ruel. She was my great-grandmother's first cousin. They were very close, more like sisters, because their mothers were sisters and their fathers were brothers. Céline had traced the Ruel and Goulet families back to the time of arrival of the original ancestors in Canada in the early 1600's. This tome is a fabulous resource that has allowed me to use my French, which had admittedly been neglected since my high school days. While French was my father's first language, he rarely used it at home. |
In 2008, eight years after I received the 1942 "Généalogie de la Famille Goulet-Ruel", I decided it was time to try my hand at genealogy. Years ago, a business partner of mine had mentioned his strong interest in the hobby. However, it wasn't until I started my family tree that I realized how addictive genealogy could be. I loved to play detective! A year and a half later, I became a contributor to Find A Grave. Initially, I concentrated on members of my family tree. However, over time that has evolved such that I also photograph headstones and create memorials for people who are not related to me. Along the way, I have discovered fascinating people in my family tree, including diplomats, knights, artists, actors, writers, and politicians. My tree includes the artist Marc Chagall, author H Rider Haggard, and the premier of Spain Juan Negrin, as well as other intriguing characters.
I am available to assist anyone who has questions about translation of French genealogy records. I am particularly interested in the Ruel families of Québec, New Hampshire, and Maine, as well as the Faherty families of New Jersey who immigrated from County Galway, and can help people researching those families. With regard to transfer of memorials, please see the guidelines posted by Find A Grave, although I am willing to consider transfer of memorials that fall out of those guidelines. Please use the "Edit" button to suggest corrections, additions, or links, or to request transfers. You will receive the courtesy of a reply and a thank you, and I will be happy to include all pertinent, accurate information in my memorials. Please note, however, that I generally avoid transcribing newspaper obituaries from after January 1923, due to copyright issues.
Genealogists help to preserve family history. One of the primary reasons that I started my family tree was to be able to share family history with my children and extended family. With Find A Grave and other genealogy sites, we can share our history with a much larger family. And we make lovely friends and discover living family along the way.
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A AAA American ..., Amy Wolfe, JUDY L., Max, Melinda Callaha..., Michelle Smith, Raymond Sassman, Robert McCann, Scott Balyer, Sharri Bodnar, Sue Cully, Wayne Irons
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|Margie||Sophie Desjardins Saucier # 72576727|
Could you transfer this lady to me .she is my son's great grandmother . My #4610344 thank you Margie Tyler
Added by Margie on Mar 23, 2014 4:02 AM
|Bill Bourbeau||Delvina (Ruel) Fortier (105752850)|
I added the links that you suggested.
I may have additional info/photos of Ruel interments at this cemetery...I'll check into it and upload what I have.
|Mario Acuña||Anne Philbrick|
just wondering if you have ever visited the tomb of king louis XIV
|Marianne Ruel Graves||Ruel Family|
thank you so much for all your hard work! i am very excited to read & write down all of this history for the rest of our RUEL family too! (would love to see the original 1942 writings that you inherited) awesome!
|A AAA American at Find A Grave||TNX|
Dear Mrs. Anne Philbrick,
Thank you for all you do and have done. Keep up your great work Maam!
Please add me as your friend on Finda Grave .
Jonathan Robert De Mallie ( de Maille )
|Connie Lagasse Russell||memorial # 83061290 -correction|
Could you please move Elmire to the correct husband Edmond Leblanc #108054923...thanks
Do you have any other information on him?
Encyclopedia Titanica hasn't (yet) wrote down on his death date, while they have been updating their survivors biography's.
|Teresa D||Samuel Kirby|
You're welcome. I wanted to try to give back to such a great community of people.
I read your bio and found it really interesting. Most people who haven't done genealogy don't understand the human (alive) component of it. It is fun to make new connections and help others in their quest to uncover the past (just like detectives).
Often family members kid me about getting me help for my addiction. If I have to be addicted to something, I glad it's something fun and rewarding like genealogy.
Added by Teresa D on Apr 04, 2013 6:56 AM
|Max||Henry J Zarges|
Hi Anne, Happy April Fools' Day. Birthday for two of my children born 10 years apart. LOL
May I ask how you came to know that Uncle Henry J's middle name was John? Yours, Max
Added by Max on Apr 01, 2012 9:09 PM
|bob dennis||RE: Robert Hamilton and family|
The headstone is located at the Glendermott CofI churchyard, Church Brae, Altnagelvin, in the Waterside area of Derry, Northern Ireland.
If you double click on the main photo, you will see where I had to put the information as it's not my memorial and I couldn't edit it.
Here is the Census return for the family in the 1911 census:-
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