These pages are dedicated to my parents
Joseph Petrus Verschoore and Rose Marie Vandevenne.
My grandfather Henri Desire Verschoore immigrated from Belgium to Canada in 1927.
He arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 13 March aboard the ship Arabic.
My grandmother Maria Julia Dierckx followed on 8 July 1927,
arriving in Montreal aboard the ship Montnairn.
With her were their children Emile, Justine and Joseph Andreas.
They originally settled in Tupperville, Ontario.
My grandfather Marcellus Vandevenne immigrated from Belgium to Canada in 1924.
He arrived in St. John, New Brunswick on 14 March aboard the ship S.S. Melita.
My grandmother Marie Godliva Platteeuw followed on 5 June 1924,
arriving in Quebec aboard the ship S.S. Melita.
With her were their children Andrea Elodie and Yvonne Julia.
They originally settled in Petrolia, Ontario.
Copyright © 2003 Brenda Henry
23 February, 2003
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