Tag Archive for Derouin

Catherine Frances McGlade, age 2

Or probably not quite 2 years old. My mother was born 10 October 1939, and I’m guessing this photo was taken in the summer of 1941. So she would have been about 21 or 22 months old here. This photograph…

When did my maternal grandparents meet?

My maternal grandparents John (“Jack”) Eugene McGlade1 and Delia Lucie Derouin were married on 10 February 1931, at St. John Chyrostom RC Church in Arnprior (Renfrew Co., Ontario). My grandfather lived in his birthplace of Perth (Lanark Co., Ontario) at…

Funeral Prayer Cards

I tend to think of funeral prayer cards as a Catholic thing, though this assumption may be a function of my own, somewhat limited experience: the vast majority of funerals I have attended have been Catholic (at the moment, I…

Wilfrid Dontigny (Death Info Update)

Ancestry.ca recently extended their coverage of Ontario civil death registrations by a couple of years (from “Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1936″ to “Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938″). In a previous entry, I suggested that Wilfrid Dontigny had presumably died of tuberculosis. This presumption…

Two Derouin Brothers

Two Derouin brothers, sons of Joseph Derouin and Mathilde Dubeau, and siblings of my grandmother Delia Lucie (Derouin) McGlade: Edgar Derouin, apparently born 26 February 1893 (but this birth date is from the census; I have not yet found a…