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When Edward Visheau was born on April 19, 1891, his father, Ezeph Visheau (1861-1931), a shoemaker, and his mother, Caroline (née Harvey) (1862-?), were 29. Edward married Olivia Louise Hubble on April 8, 1910 in Hamilton, Ontario. Edward’s occupation on the marriage registration is “Teamster.” The marriage was witnessed byContinue Reading

When George Leonard Archibald McPhail (known as Leonard or “Nipper”) was born on February 11, 1898, in Soulanges, Quebec, his father, Archibald James Jacob McPhail (1870-1941), was 27 and his mother, Cecelia (née Garrow) (1876-1941), was 21. He had five brothers and four sisters. Records show Leonard crossed the border inContinue Reading