The People Interviewed for the History of Reynoldston, NY

In 1969, Mr. Langlois learned about oral history and with his friend, Robert H. McGowan, both in their third year of college in New York State. They began to record interviews on the mill and logging community of Reynoldston, New York, a community where Mr. Langlois’ ancestors had settled in 1869.

Frances Ellis

02/10/2011

 Mrs. Frances Ellis

Mrs. Frances Ellis, 1920

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tape 1 Side 1

 

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Delia Moquin

02/10/2011

Mrs. Delia Moquin

 

Mrs. Delia (Hooper) Moquin 1884 –1987

 

(married Philip J. Moquin) 1873-1963)

 

Interviewed by Robert H. McGowan,

 

August 27, 1971

 

 

 

 

 

Philip and Delia Moquin Christmas Card

 

Tape 1

 

Side 1   –   Page 7

Growing up in Malone, NY in the late 19th Century; Family backgrounds – French Canadian; Moving to Owls Head; Working out as a child, cooking and cleaning in a boarding house for lumberjacks in Owls Head;  attending Notre Dame School in Malone

Side 2  –     Page 17

Married at 15 in Chasm Falls; Moved to Reynoldston;  Making a life and raising a family in Reynoldston; Building houses, Catholic Religion in Reynoldston; French-Canadians; Social customs in Reynoldston; Story-telling; Speaking French; Other families in Reynoldston; Husband working for the Reynolds Bros. Mill, Reynoldston NY; life in Reynoldston 

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Clifford Berry

September 22, 2011

Mr. Clifford Berry 1899- 1973                                             Reynoldston, NY Tape 1 Track 1 Harlan Eddy makes potash or “blacksalts” and develops the road that would become the Eddy Road in Brandon and in time the […]

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Thomas and Jennnie Campbell

September 20, 2011

Thomas & Jennnie Campbell Thomas:  b. 1886 – d.1981  m. Jennie Jock – b. 1886- 1976 Thomas and Jennie Campbell lived in Reynoldston all of their lives.   Thomas Campbell’s father served in the Civil War and his mother was widowed by the Civil War . JOSEPH CAMPBELL (1833-1906) In the early 1870’s Joseph Campbell was present in what […]

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Haidee Rushlow

September 14, 2011

  Haidee Rushlow   Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Audio [audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/01 Mrs. Haidee Rushlow 1.mp3] /public_html/reynoldstonnewyork/wp-content/01 Mrs. Haidee Rushlow 1.mp3 Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Audio [audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/02 Mrs. Haidee Rushlow 2.mp3] /public_html/reynoldstonnewyork/wp-content/02 Mrs. Haidee Rushlow 2.mp3   Click on this link to read Haidee Rushlow’s :   TRANSCRIPT  

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Mrs. Ann (Bordeaux) Desparois and Mr. Eleon Bordeaux

September 14, 2011

Mrs. Ann (Bordeaux) Desparois   1903-1994 and Mr. Elond Bordeaux 1898 -1969       Tape 1 Click on Audio link to listen to interview: Audio [audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/01 Desparois – Bordeaux1.mp3] Tape 2 Click play to listen to interview: [audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/Desparois-Bordeaux/01-Ann-Desparois&Eleon-Bordeaux2.mp3] Click on link for transcript:   Transcript  

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Lillian Prue

September 14, 2011

Mrs. Lillian (Bordeaux) Prue  1891-1992     Tape 1                                                                                                 Page 9 Day to day life, chores, life at home in the late 19th Century in Reynoldston NY;  Mothers chores, baking making soft soap and housework;  Description of other houses in Reynoldston and that only a few were painted on the outside;  Details on the rooms in […]

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Eugenia Lashomb

September 14, 2011

Eugenia (Bordeaux, Brothers) Lashomb Eugenia Lashomb is the daugher to Daisy and Eugene Bordeaux and grew up in Reynoldston before World War II and after the Reynolds Mill closed.   She was one of the last students to attend the one room school house.  During her childhood most of the small number residents who remained in Reynoldston were […]

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Beatrice Reynolds Beaman

September 11, 2011

Mrs. Beatrice Reynolds Beaman   Biographical notes provided by her at the time of her interview. Born November 4, 1890 – born in Reynoldston in big house.  Delivered by Dr. Johnson from South Bangor.   Started going to school house when three years old.  Mary Taylor Lawrence (a cousin) was the school teacher.  Came to Malone in 1906.  […]

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Eugene & Daisy Bordeaux

September 11, 2011

Eugene & Daisy Bordeaux Interviewed in 1969 Comments on the Interview:  We first interviewed Eugene and Daisy French Bordeaux, Bill’s grandparents, two of only a few people then living in Reynoldston.  They were a good choice for our first interviews, as they were willing to be patient with us as we learned the ins and outs […]

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