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Source: Microfilm # N31067 (National Archive) A series of articles published in the L'Evangeline (Newspaper) , Monton, N.B. "Les Acadiennes de Terre-Neuve" by Thomas W. Leblanc published 25 Mar 1948 Les Alexandre (Alexandre excerpt) Une troisieme famille venant de Bras d'Or en 1830, les Pierrot, s'etablit a St-Georges. Le chef de cette famille etait Alexandre Pierrot, et par apres, l'on changea le nom pierrot a Alexandre. Les Alexandre habitent aujourd'hui St-Georges, Mattis Point et Stephenville et presque touts parlent le francais. Translation Alexander: A third family comes from Bras d'Or in 1838, the Pierrot, live in St. George's. The head of this family is Alexandre Pierrot, they changed the name to Alexandre. The Alexandre's live tody in St. George's, Mattis Point and Stephenville and almost all speak French.
The Article was written by Thomas Leblanc of St. George's in 1948 and published in the l'Evangeline Newspaper of New Brunswick. It was transcribed by Laverne (Perrier) Cormier and posted to the Internet in September 1998 by Stephen Baker. The article was translated by Janniece Hutchenison.