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dennis duane bushie
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  • Thief River Falls, MN
  • United States

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moms quilts

when i think of my mother (anne ogorek bushie) i think of her merrily sewing at her old machine, when it went a little out of wack she would mumble a few word she didnt want me to hear and pull out a…Continue

Started Feb 15, 2010

bronco busting bushies
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 I like the story my uncle albert bushie told me about he and my father when in 1930 there was no work they decided to jump on the rails and go around the country breaking horses for farmers and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cindy Adams Oct 18, 2011.

 

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Profile Information

Where were you born?
caribou min.
Where do you live at present time?
thief river falls mn.
How did you learn about us?
i was studying boucher family history and the nice young lady in charge ws very helpfull

Dennis duane bushie's Blog

metis cemetary

hellow friends my sister betty and i visited metis cemetary in about 1990 and seen bones shards of glass laying around, i put a few on monument and took photos later i found that john c boucher and wife viginia minnie buried an infant there in 1893 art. in grand forks herold sas church was blown to bits with cannon fire from hatches battalion during there occupation of pembina (1000 man army) ( see gen sibleys raid on pembina online) dennis b

Posted on February 16, 2010 at 5:06pm

metis trappers and traders 1635-1996

I have spent many years studying my roots in fur trade the old bouchers were ship builders in normandy france and sailed to england about 1050 and on to ireland in about 1275 and made many explorations, by as old records show came to east american coast in1501 on fishing expiditions and were soon trading with natives for furs.by 1635 gaspard boucher brought his brother marin and son pierre to settle .pierre was about 15 and started studying under therecollects and later the jesuits he married a… Continue

Posted on February 13, 2010 at 11:57pm

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At 8:01pm on February 13, 2010, dennis duane bushie said…
I am writing mostly by memory so any additions corrections etc. will be warmly welcomed.my ggrandmother mrs john boucher wa born in 1798 on lower RR married jean babtiste boucher and my ggrandfather was born pembina minn(now st vincent) in 1838 named john calixte boucher,he married francisca montreaul and had francis or francios about 1858 when she died in 1870 he later married virgina minnie in 1880 and my grandfather jack was born in 1881or2 my father frank bushie was born 1909 when jacks sister santon died in1980 it gave bouchers 192 years of residence in kittson co. in ju

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