Roger Alfred d’Eon was born in Upper West Pubnico, Nova Scotia on November 21, 1918. He was the son of Ambroise “Léander” and Alma Laura (Amirault). On May 1, 1944, Roger married Exilda Julie d’Entremont. They had 7 children. Roger died on February 27, 2004 and Exilda died on April 16, 2006. He was a retired fishing captain of a scallop dragger for Lawrence Sweeney Fisheries.
Records were collected by Roger d’Eon. His son, Edwin d’Eon, donated the documents to the Société historique acadienne de Pubnico-Ouest in January 2005.
Scope and content:
Fonds consist of receipts and settlements from four boats that Roger was Captain of from 1960 to 1973.
Source of supplied title proper:
Title based on contents of fonds.
Fairly good condition, foxing is evident.
Box lists available.
The fonds consist of 1 series of settlements and receipts.
A) Settlements and receipts 1960- 1973
The records are in English.2005.118- f26
Part II Access Points :
d’Eon, Roger Alfred, 1918 – 2004
Subject Headings :
Lawrence Sweeney’s Fisheries
Pubnico (Yarmouth County, N.S.)
F. J. d’Eon