I received the folowing message on 26 Aug 2009, from Louise Racine:
This site claims to be Canada's National Project to Record our Family and Community Histories"
The site now has both English and French versions...
Recent and not-so Recent, but interesting, Stuff:
Benoît Pelletier Shoja has sent us his recently revised biography of Nicolas Peltier, Benoît's pioneer ancestor. Click on the link above to read this definitive biography of the earliest Pelletier to emigrate from France.
I recently received and read "Pelletier Chronicles - 500 Years" by Lonnie Pelletier. It is an interesting and entertaining blend of fantasy and fact about his ancestors in the Guillaume lineage.
As Lonnie puts it:
"Part memoir, part history and part evaluation of all that is Canadiana, this is a book that every family can identify with. As a detective of history, the author has presented chronicles that evolve in a manner that show that truth often becomes more interesting than fiction. The reality of ethic and serving, along with related local history, is consistently introduced."
I highly recommend it to anyone in that lineage. If interested, you can visit Lonnie's website at www.LonPelletier.com where you can see all of Lonnie's works which includes novels, art, and music
Gigi Pelletier recently did a painting of La
Cristerie and has graciously submitted a copy for inclusion on
To view a full page image of her painting, click on the thumbnail below:
Bill Peltier has submitted an article he wrote for the Journal of the French-Canadian Heritage Society of
Michigan in April 2006
It concerns his most recent trip to Gallardon, France, home of the root ancestor, Nicolas Peltier, and the dedication of a plaque to Nicolas...
To view this illustarted article, click here... Thanks again, Bill...
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