FAMILY HISTORY

The following are short histories of our family going back to Joseph & Agnès, the 5th generation in our lineage, who fled Acadia in 1759 to escape the English. The other histories are more recent, focusing on our Grandpére Joachim.

TO SAY THANK YOU... / POUR DIRE MERCI...

Oncle Remi and Tante Georgette visiting Joachim’s well at the Joachim Theriault Reunion in 2010.

The following songs were sung by the Joachim Thériault family led by Rémi and Georgette Cyr, Soeur Marie Ange Thériault and the family. Cecile Theriault, from a different family of Theriault’s,  was the pianist. Recorded in April 1959 at the Hotel Dieu, St Basile, NB at a Thériault Family evening get-together to honor Thérèse Thériault Martin who had just given birth to a son on Friday, April 3 and was baptized on Sunday, April 5th. The  ‘Theriault soirée’ was Sunday, April 12th. See APRIL 1959: THERIAULT SOIRÉE