Category Archives: Betty Brehaut

Moving to Calgary

What I remember … Dad, like most of us children, suffered from allergies: hay fever and asthma. By the early 1950s, Dad’s asthma (and mine) were getting pretty bad. At that time, the common remedy was to burn and inhale the smoke from some twigs and leaves specially packaged and sold for the purpose from […]

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What’s in a Name?

I suppose all families have members who, for one reason or another, are not fond of their names. In our nuclear family, I guess I was the first one to do something about it. And thereby, as they say, hangs a tale.

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Welcome to Our Story

About 8-10 generations ago, in 1806, our paternal ancestors emigrated to Canada from Guernsey, Channel Islands  (see A Brehaut Family Some 400 Years Ago for some of our history there). While we are still not a large family, the descendants of this original family are now spread all over Canada (and the United States). And we are […]

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