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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 LeJeune (LeJeune excerpt)
Alexis Lejeune et sa famille, aussi de brasd'Or, vint a St-Georges en
meme temps que les Jesseau, puis alla s'etablir a Sandy Point. D'autres
familles du meme nom suivirent. Ce nom est devenu "Young" et en le
retrouve partout sur la cote ouest de Terreneuve. Plusieurs parlent
encore le francais.
Alexis LeJeune (Young) and his family, also from Bras d'Or comes to St.
George's at the same time as the Jesseau's, then went to live at Sandy
Point. Other families of the same name followed. The name became "Young"
and can be found all over the West Coast of Newfoundland. Many still
Translation by Leo Doucet
Alexis LeJeune and his family, also from Bras d’or, came to St. George’s at the same time as the Jesseau family. They established themselves at Sandy Point. Other families of the same name followed. This name became “Young” and one finds it everywhere on the west coast of Newfoundland. Several from this family still 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:
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