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Old Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Cemetery
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Old Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Cemetery
Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, Duplessis, Quebec

Contributed by Charles Gravel, Jan 17, 2006, last edited Jan 23, 2006 [charles_gravel@hotmail.com]. Total records = 44.

Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon is situated on the lower North Shore of St Lawrence, Quebec, at about 5 km from Labrador in the region of Basse Cote Nord.

The name of this old catholic cemetery was the name of the village at first (Anse-aux-Dunes). In 1895, both the village and the cemetery were named Longue Pointe. But the village grew and in 1916 it was named Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon. So the name of the cemetery changed for the name of the village another time.

Later, a new cemetery was built about 2 miles east of the first one, which is the one that is used most of the time nowadays. That's why people used to speak of this one as "the old" cemetery of Lourdes de Blanc-Sablon.

I compiled this transcription in September of 2000.

- Charles Gravel

Alfred, Joseph, d. 29 Dec 1907, age: 09mo, s/o Jones, Joseph
Beaudoin, Alfred, d. 21 Aug 1908, age: 53yr 10mo, h/o Labadie, Angelina
Beaudoin, Delvina, d. 13 Feb 1926, age: 67yr 06mo, w/o Labadie, Willy
Beaudoin, Francoise, d. 1947, s/o Beaudoin, M & Mme Damase
Beaudoin, Hilaire, d. 6 Feb 1932, age: 67yr, h/o Joncas, Adela
Beaudoin, Josephine, d. 16 Aug 1923, age: 25yr, w/o Christefer, J
Beaudoin, Marguerite, d. 30 Jun 1909, age: 66yr 10mo, w/o Joncas, Thomas Sr
Beaudoin, Robert, d. 1949, s/o Beaudoin, M & Mme Damase
Beaudoin, Rosalie, d. 30 Aug 1926, age: 71yr, w/o LeGresley, John V.
Boland, Josephine, b. 1896, d. 13 Oct 1933, w/o Buckle, John Louis
Boland, Therese, d. 15 Apr 1925, w/o Beaudoin, Hilaire, 'we love you mom, your children'
Cormier, Alfred, b. 1874, d. 8 Jan 1944, age: 70yr 02mo, born at Havre St Pierre, deceased at Lds de Blanc Sablon
Dumas, Odile, d. 19 Nov 1883, age: 33yr, w/o Guay, Adolphe, broken tombstone
Dunn, Elizabeth, d. 28 Oct 1944, age: 74yr 10mo 27da , w/o Joncas, Thomas
Durand, Ann, b. 02 Jan 1898, d. 27 Feb 1940, w/o Jones, Wm
Hebert, Elizabette, d. 19 May 1905, age: 37yr 06mo, w/o Marcoux, Alfred
Joncas, Alfred, d. 01 May 1899, age: 22yr 03mo, Deceased at Brador Bay
Joncas, Catherine, b. 2 Mar 1903, d. 24 Nov 1909
Joncas, John, b. 20 Jun 1908, d. 9 Jun 1933, age: 25yr, s/o McDonald, Katherine; Joncas, James
Joncas, Leopold, b. 1918, d. 1932, s/o Joncas, Xavier
Joncas, Marie Rosalie, b. 11 Aug 1905, d. 31 Oct 1908
Joncas, Radella, d. Jan 19--, w/o Beaudoin, Hilaire, broken tombstone
Joncas, Rosalie, d. 22 Apr 1910, age: 51yr 05mo 26da, w/o Lavallie, Naboisse
Joncas, Thomas, d. 29 May 1914, age: 83yr
Joncas, Thomas, d. 4 Jun 1944, age: 77yr
Jones, Marie Blanche, no dates, wood cross, no inscriptions
Jones, Marie Claire, no dates, wood cross
Labadie, Angelina, d. 5 Nov 1931, age: 81yr 08mo, w/o Beaudoin, Alfred (feu)
Labadie, Eugene, d. 13 Feb 1941, age: 59yr, h/o Beals, Ann
Labadis, Albert, d. 30 Sep 1944, age: 65yr, broken tombstone
Lavallee, Jerome, b. 1912, d. 1942
Lavallee, Patrick, b. 1915, d. 1943
Lavallee, Peter, d. 7 Apr 1945, age: 39yr, h/o Winnie
Lavallee, Virgile, d. Oct 1920, age: 88yr, illegible date
LeGresley, Cecile Pheodola, d. 03 Jun 1892, age: 02yr 10mo
LeGresley, John V., d. 28 Mar 1933, age: 80yr, h/o Beaudoin, Rosalie, Deceased at Blanc Sablon
LeGresley, Joseph M. J., d. 06 Aug 1892, age: 04yr 09mo
Letemplier, Lewis, d. 22 Nov 1945, age: 81yr, "in memory of our dear father"
Letemplier, Patrick, d. 28 Dec 1944, age: 16yr, broken tombstone
Morancait, Bridget, d. 9 Mar 1908, age: 4yr
Petherick, Mary, d. 12 Apr 1889, age: 22yr, w/o Beaudoin, Nap, broken tombstone
Reginia, Mary, d. 19 Apr 1917, age: 61yr, w/o Lavallie, Joseph
Roberts, Irene, b. 1923, d. 6 Dec 1944, age: 21yr
Smith, Benjamin, b. 1921, d. 1943

Misc:
2 broken tombstones, no inscriptions
23 wood crosses, no inscriptions
2 tombstones without inscriptions

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