Carleen Violette manuscript
20-page handwritten report on interviews with Fred Morneault, Llewellyn Despres, and Modeste Despres of Eagle Lake, Maine. Topics include, pig butchery, Eagle Lake "monster", blood and fire stopping, lutins and other folklore. Submitted for a course at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in Spring 1974.
Fred J. Morneault was born in St. Euzibe, New Brunswick, Canada, on June 1, 1907, the son of Antoine and Ginoffe Saucier Morneault. He enlisted in the U.S. Army as a warrant officer on March 13, 1941 and reenlisted April 6, 1942. He married Maria Gagnon of Eagle Lake on December 26, 1942. Morneault died November 28, 1988 in Fort Kent, Maine. Modeste Daigle Deprey was born in St. Agatha, Maine on January 15, 1894, the daughter of Octave and Olivia Nadeau Daigle. For many years, she owned Deprey's Lobster House in Eagle Lake with her husband Michael Deprey, who she married on July 12, 1915. Deprey died on August 23, 1980. Lewellyn Despres was the son of Modeste Daigle Deprey. He was born July 11, 1934. He served in the U.S. Army as a Specialist Fourth Class. Despres died on September 1, 2001. Note: "Deprey" also appears as "Duprey" and "Despres." Carleen Violette is the granddaughter of Modeste Deprey (1894-1980) of St. Agatha and the niece of Llewellyn Despres. She married Armand Dube on December 10, 1978.
Submitted for a course with Roger Paradis at the University of Maine at Fort Kent in Spring 1974. Brought to the Acadian Archives/Archive acadiennes by Prof. Paradis in March 1991.
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Carleen Violette manuscript, MCC-00074, Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes, University of Maine at Fort Kent