Re: Lawrence H. Dow of Diligent River and Springhill Junction

Eric:

Thanks. I have him as Joseph Regis/Richard Melanson in my file as well.

Dave


On 28/09/11 1:03 AM, "keysie" <keysie@...> wrote:

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> I agree, Dave. I've been carrying both now in my files.
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> On 26/09/2011 11:49 PM, David Winter wrote:
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>> > My statement was based on the 1932 N.B. marriage record whereby the
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>> > is filled out as Joseph Regis Melanson and the groom signed the document as
>> > Joseph Regis Melanson. Perhaps the family didn¹t like Regis and switched to
>> > using Richard? Her mother¹s obit also says Richard.
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>> > In my file, I¹ll add a note to the fact there is some question as to his
>> > middle name; Richard or Regis. Perhaps we need a baptismal record to be
>> > sure.
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>> > On 26/09/11 10:20 PM, "keysie"<keysie@...
>> <mailto:keysie%40ns.sympatico.ca> > wrote:
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>>> >> Her obit gives Joseph's middle name as Richard.
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>>> >> MELANSON (Dow), Mary Elizabeth - 97, died September 26, 2004, at home.
>>> >> Born on Glasgow Mountain, she was a daughter of the late Edward and
>>> >> Annie (Kendrick) Dow. Surviving are sons, Leon, Ernest, Malcolm, David;
>>> >> daughters, Ada, Anne, Kathleen, Marguerite, Evelyn, Marion; 24
>>> >> grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins. She was
>>> >> predeceased by husband, ***Joseph Richard Melanson***; two son-in-laws;
>>> >> four brothers; four sisters. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, parish
>>> >> prayers at 8 p.m. in Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst. Funeral 2 p.m.
>>> >> Wednesday in St. Charles Church. Burial to follow in St. Vincent's
>>> >> Catholic Cemetery, Sackville, N.B.
>>> >> [Tuesday, September 28, 2004 The Halifax Herald Limited]
>>> >> [submitted by EMKeys 2004-09-28]
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>>> >> On 26/09/2011 7:12 PM, David Winter wrote:
>>>>> >>>> I have Mary Elizabeth Dow m/1 Joseph Regis Melanson on 23 Nov 1932,
>>>>> >>>> Sackville, N.B.
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