For Our Delegates

Finding Your Family Genealogy

With this last release of our Jehan Terriot Archive, we have made it very easy for you to come in and go directly to the genealogy of your family branch. It’s literally a four-step operation. Let’s take my branch for example:  the JOSEPH & THÉOGENIE  THÉRIAULT Great-Branch. Step One:  Go to the Terriot family website: […]

UPDATE: Terriot Acadian Family

[Pour la version française, cliquer sur le lien VERSION FRANCAISE “LES JASEUX” en haut de la barre a droite.] Our activity in the Terriot Acadian Family Society is slowing down after a very busy 10-12 year burst. In the peak years, we were receiving 100 emails a week. Now, we receive about that many in a year. But we’re […]

DICTIONNAIRE BIOGRAPHIQUE DE SAINTE-THÉRÈSE

Work on this dictionary started in October 2011. The 480 page book contains the biographies of 2200 people that form part of the history of the area of Sainte Theresa. It is published by the Société d’histoire et de généalogie des Mille-îles de Sainte-Thèrèse. The dictionary is $ 25 sold by our company. People interested […]

CMA 2014: BAKER BROOK CONFERENCE

PRESS RELEASE: June 1, 2014 Baker Brook Conference on the Theriault Family titled “DESTINATION: MADAWASKA” The ‘Association des familles Thériault d’Amérique’ and the ‘Terriot Acadian Family Society’ together will hold a Conference in Baker Brook, NB on August 16 to discuss the migration of the Theriault family to the Madawaska region from 1790 to 1890. […]

TERRIOT ACADIAN FAMILY SOCIETY: Our CMA2014 Planning

We are very pleased to announce that we have a plan for CMA 2014 in Acadia of the Lands and Forests. I am also very proud and excited of the fact that our little organization and the Association des familles Thériault de l’Amerique du nord (headquartered in Québec) are collaborating in our planning and conduct […]

CMA 2014 TERRIOT REUNION DATE IS SET!

Just a short message to let all delegates know that Mr. Richard Lyness of the CMA L’Acadie des Terres et Forets in Madawaska, Maine called us to let us know that the Terriot Family reunion has been scheduled to open on Saturday, 16 August 2014. I called the organizer, Ken Theriault, Jr and asked him […]

HARDY HANDFUL MADE IT TO THE TECHE

Just received a note from Murielle Thériault (our delegate for the George & Virginie Thériault Great-Branch of Ontario), about an article that she had just received from Nita, a Louisiana cousin. It is a story of a group of Acadian ancestors who were exiled to Georgia. It is a heart-wrenching story of how desperately the […]

STORY OF THE MAINE ACADIANS

I received a brief message from my friend Ghislain Savoie this morning who is relaying an important radio program from Radio Canada on the ‘Acadians of Maine’. The program is in French but would be interesting to all francophones, especially the people of northern Maine. Lise Pelletier, Director of the Acadian Archives of the University […]

Le Parler Acadien, or Acadian Speak

I just discovered a very entertaining and very interesting video on the origins of some of our Acadian French words and language. Two enterprising young Acadians, Walter and Honoré LeBlanc put together this 12 minute video. To me, coming from the region, it was hilarious to listen to them. Alot of it is ‘tongue-in-cheek’, so […]

OUR CULTURAL TREASURE… OUR FRENCH HYMNS

Whether it is coincidence or simply my 72 years of age, it seems that lately I have lost an unusually large number of members of our family and friends that are especially dear to me. Yesterday, Rosemary and I were in Nashua honoring my very dear cousin Gerald Theriault who recently died unexpectedly. He was […]

ALINE THERIOT MEAUX

Aline Elizabeth Theriot Meaux on her 90th birthday in June… Just received the very sad news that we have lost a very dedicated and devoted founding member of the Terriot Acadian Family Society this morning. Aline Elizabeth Theriot Meaux died peacefully in her sleep this morning. She was with her loving family. Aline was born […]

THE TERRIO’S FROM CALIFORNIA

Just a short note to introduce Cleo and Jennifer Terrio to the rest of the family. They are members of the “Lewis and Emma C. Terriot” Great-Branch from Lebanon, Waupaca, Wisconsin. They live in southern California. Jennifer contacted us a few days ago to tell us that they were in Nova Scotia, had met Gérard […]

GREAT-BRANCH PHOTO HISTORIES…

We recently have re-doubled our efforts a few weeks ago to focus on the histories of our Great-Branches. In my opinion, much of the fun of being involved in genealogy is that it allows us to understand the history of our ancestors. Aside from knowing who they were, it’s also alot of fun perhaps more, […]

IT WAS A GRAND PARTY FOR THE THERIOTs OF ABBEVILLE…

To follow up on our earlier posting on “MizMo”s 90th birthday, we heard all the way in New England that it was a grand party for the Theriot’s of Abbeville. The entire family gathered at Louise’s home in Erath, Louisiana to honor their matron; mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. We just received a photo of Aline […]

Let the Good Times Roll!

I thought I would let everyone know about a very significant event in Erath, Louisiana this week. Our dear friend Aline Theriot Meaux who we know as “MizMo” and delegate of our Télesphore and Maria Theriot Great Branch will be celebrating the 90th anniversary of her birth in a few days on Saturday, May 26, […]

NOTE TO OUR GREAT-BRANCH DELEGATES…

As part of the current round of documenting and publishing the genealogy of several new Great-Branches, I worked with Richard H. Theriault, who brought the J.Arthur & Caroline Plante Theriault Great-Branch to us from Holyoke, Massachusetts. I first want to commend Richard on his stellar work of gathering as many primary source records as he […]

JOSEPH EDMUND THERIAULT, MERCHANT MARINE AND OLD PORT BUSKER

I have been working to roll out the next release of our Jehan Terriot Archive. We have several new Great-Branches coming in which is very happy news. In our process for preparing this new release, I go through our database of delegates to make sure that that we have all the addressing information. And typically, […]

DENIS THÉRIAULT, DECEASED AT AGE 57 YEARS…

It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Denis Thériault, a member of our greater Terriot family, and past President of the “Association des familles Thériault de l’Amérique“. We first met Denis during our preparations for the CMA 2009 in Caraquet, NB. Denis made an appeal to bring together the heads of […]

GREETINGS FROM THE TERRIOT’S IN FRANCE…

Just a short note to pass on to you the greetings that the Society just received from Jacques and Marie-Paule Terriot in La villedieu du Clain, France, our Honorary Delegate for the branches in France. Here’s their messsage:      Bonnes fêtes à tous.      365 jours de 2010 avec une bonne santé….      A bientôt. […]