August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
Rendez-vous D’Amour-s 2019


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Saturday, August 17, 2019
Moncton, New Brunswick

Club d’âge d’or du Christ-Roi (Christ-Roi Seniors Club)
305 Dominion Street, Moncton, NB E1C 6H6

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Preliminary program

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm
– Registration and mini exhibit

1:00 p.m.
– Official opening

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
– Various presentations on genealogy, family history, etc.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
– Free time – Big family picture and outdoor social activities

6:00 p.m.
– Banquet and musical entertainment

9:00 p.m.
– Closing of D’Amour-s family reunion


Registration fees

Registration fees include the evening banquet and musical entertainment.

Adult (14 years+): $55
Youth (7-13 years): $35
Child (0-6 years): free

REGISTER HERE


Accommodations are not provided; however, for August 16 and 17, 30 rooms have been set aside for us at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dieppe Airport at a special rate of $149 plus taxes (double occupancy). Make your reservation no later than July 16, 2019 to benefit from this special rate, provided that rooms are still available by then. First-come first-served principle shall apply.

To get this special rate, call the hotel directly (506 388 5050) and specify that you will be attending the Rendez-vous D’Amour-s family reunion when making your reservation. You do not need to make a 2-day reservation to benefit from this special rate.

For more information about the family reunion:

Rendez-vous D’Amour-s 2019 Organizing Committee:
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Chair – Aurel Schofield: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Communications – Juliette Goudreau: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Pre- and post-reunion activities:

August 16: On the footsteps of Louis D’Amours de Chauffours
There may be a guided tour of the seigneury of Jemseg, where Louis D’Amours de Chauffours and his family once lived and where there are only remains of the ancestral house left, located on Gagetown Island, across the village of Gagetown. The place is now a wildlife reserve.

For information regarding this activity:
Aurel Schofield: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

August 18-22: Trip to Magdalen Islands
Organized with PT Tours especially for the Rendez-vous D’Amour-s participants, this is a bus trip from Moncton to the Magdalen Islands (via ferry) which includes a 4-night stay in Cap-aux-Meules and admission to various attractions.

For information regarding the cost and programming:
Juliette Goudreau:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information about the various D’Amour-s and Damour family lines

Association des familles D’Amours inc.
www.familles-damours.org/
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Under Histoire et généalogie, three family lines are presented (in French):

1 – The Mathieu D’Amours, sieur de Chauffours family line
www.familles-damours.org/notre-ancetre/

2 – The Louis-Léopold Damour (of Noirmoutier) family line
www.familles-damours.org/louis-leopold-damour/

3 – The Joseph-Jacques Damour dit Poitevin (from Niort) family line
www.familles-damours.org/les-poitevinpotvin/

Facebook pages:

Rendez-vous D’Amour
www.facebook.com/RendezvousDamour

Association des Familles D’Amours
www.facebook.com/Association-des-Familles-DAmours


Souvenir album from the Rendez-vous D’Amour 2017 family reunion:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1YMNQFUobQq-ZTDImH_1gDVIzddpR_KKO
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Participants at the Rendez-vous D’Amour 2017 in Campbellton, N.B.


À la recherche de nos ancêtres

Documentary (in French) about Louis Léopold Damour, founding ancestor of a D’Amour family line in Canada. Short version (23 minutes) of a TV program produced for a French TV channel (TF1). The program first aired in November 2016: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3nNBcP1owNRX0VxN1lXUEJNaUE

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Photo of Louis Léopold Damour (1860-1923), before and after restoration