Sylvain d’Entremont was born 3 March 1796 at West Pubnico, Nova Scotia. He was the son of Cyrille d’Entremont and Anastasie Pothier. D’Entremont was the owner of a general store that sold dry goods and materials. In 1824, he married Elizabeth Amirault and they had six children. Sylvain d’Entremont died on 7 November 1881.
H. Léander d’Entremont bequeathed his collection, of which this fonds was part of, to the Parish of West Pubnico, who in turn donated the documents to the archives in 2001.
Scope and content:
Fonds consists of 46 loose ledger pages of purchases from Sylvain d’Entremont’s store.