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  Topic: Dillenger Film
sbuck

Replies: 10
Views: 11262

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:46 am   Subject: The Movie
I thought Johnny Depp did a good job on the movie . after watching twice I researched the girl friend he called blackbird , and I was intrested in what I found because dillengers girlfriend was native ...
  Topic: Dillenger Film
sbuck

Replies: 10
Views: 11262

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 12:51 pm   Subject: Dillenger Film
Does anyone remember what years Dillinger was out there on the Island?
  Topic: Dillenger Film
sbuck

Replies: 10
Views: 11262

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:40 am   Subject: Dillenger Film
Years ago when I first visted this website , I remembering seeing a sign about Dillinger I can't seem to find it now , but my queston is " didn't John Dillinger hide out or get caught on BBI &quo ...
  Topic: New Camera
sbuck

Replies: 3
Views: 6700

PostForum: Photo Comments   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:04 am   Subject: The Bridge in the Sun Set
Wow! what a great picture, I'm moving this image to my Desk top
I hope thats ok?
  Topic: UPDATE FOR THE GYNAC / GIGNAC FAMILY HISTORY
sbuck

Replies: 3
Views: 3380

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:26 am   Subject: Old News brings good News
Thank you for the Info.
I will try to contact and send pictures of Henry Gynac In his younger days.
I'm not sure , but didn't the La Plaunt Family own and operate the ferry out to BBI in the past ?
  Topic: UPDATE FOR THE GYNAC / GIGNAC FAMILY HISTORY
sbuck

Replies: 3
Views: 3380

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:43 am   Subject: UPDATE FOR THE GYNAC / GIGNAC FAMILY HISTORY
PHILIPPE GIGNAC / GYNAC BORN ABT. 1860 around TRIOS-RIVIERES, QUEBEC, CANADA. His Occupation was a Forestier, and this may be why he was said to have lived on BBI. He and his 1st wife Philomen (Anna) ...
  Topic: Gynac / Gignac family history
sbuck

Replies: 6
Views: 3906

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:44 am   Subject: OLD PICTURE
THATS A GREAT IDEAL , I WILL SEND A COPY TO MY LIVING RELATIVE OUT IN COLORADO, IT MAY REMIND HER OF SOMETHING ABOUT BBI ?
THANKS AGAIN SBUCK
  Topic: the old light house
sbuck

Replies: 38
Views: 23108

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2007 6:22 am   Subject: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EMILY WARD
MY LOCAL LIBIARY SENT FOR A COPY OF (THE WAY THINGS WERE) BY EMILY WARD. THERE IS A PICTURE IN THERE OF HOW THE OLD LIGHTHOUSE WAS READY TO FALL. COULDN'T THIS STORY BE TURNED INTO A BOOK FOR CHILDREN ...
  Topic: Gynac / Gignac family history
sbuck

Replies: 6
Views: 3906

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:31 pm   Subject: 1st WIFE TO PHILIP GYNAC
PHILOMEN COURTOIS WAS BORN - ABT 1860 KNOWEN AS (ANEY GENAC/ GYNAC/ GIGNAC ) SHE DIED MAR 09, 1903 IN BEAUGRAND TWSP. CHEBOYGAN MI. SHE WAS FROM THREE RIVERS ,QUEBEC, CANADA. HER FATHER WAS GEORG ...
  Topic: Gynac / Gignac family history
sbuck

Replies: 6
Views: 3906

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:02 pm   Subject: DESCENDANTS FOR PHILIP GYNAC
I FOUND AN OBITUARY FOR CHALOTTE (GIGNAC/GYNAC) CORRAN . AT THE CHEBOYGAN LIBIARY . DATED MAR 1928 FROM THE CHEBOYGAN NEWS PAPER. CHARLOTTE GYNAC MARRIED WM CORRAN ABT. 1897 AND DIED MAR 1928. SHE HAD ...
  Topic: Gynac / Gignac family history
sbuck

Replies: 6
Views: 3906

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 3:27 pm   Subject: Gynac / Gignac family history
WOW Exclamation IT LOOKS LIKE ALOT OF PEOPLE ARE INTRESTED IN GENEALOGY . SO, HERE IS THE UPDATE ON MY RESEARCH.
PHILIPPE GIGNAC WAS BORN IN QUEBEC CANADA NEAR THREE RIVERS.
HIS PARENTS WERE ONESIME / OL ...
  Topic: the old light house
sbuck

Replies: 38
Views: 23108

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:29 pm   Subject: Emily Wards story about the old lighthouse
That was a pretty good story about the old lighthouse falling down , someone should make it into a childrens book, with pictures. Like the one written about the sleepy bear dunes. The legend of the lo ...
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2005 9:36 am   Subject: DOES ANYONE KNOW THE HISTOY OF THE POSTMASTER'S OF BBI ????
HELLO ITS BEEN AWHILE Confused
YES I'M STILL LOOKING FOR INFO ON THE GYNAC FAMILY Exclamation
IT WAS SAID THAT PHILLIP GYNAC WAS A POSTAL CARRIER , MAYBE THERE IS A PAPER TRAIL I COULD FOLLOW Question
THANKS SM ...
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 8:17 am   Subject: Back to the Gynac Family
Thanks to Eveyone who has replyed Very Happy
I'm still searching for my great grandmother's (Gynac) family history.
FIVE children in this family, Anna , Grace, Henry, Joe, And Arnold.
In my search I hav ...
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 7:36 am   Subject: RIVER ADVENTURE
Sorry Gang !
I have to whimp out on ANY river runs, me and my hubby had bad experience on the manistee river a few years back , still scared to try canoeing again Embarassed or any other river sports ...
  Topic: Looking for a contact person for the BBI Historical Society
sbuck

Replies: 5
Views: 2846

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 7:09 am   Subject: LOOKING FOR THE (GYNAC) FAMILY
DEAR GRACE,
I AM SEARCHING FOR MY GREAT GRANDMOTHERS FAMILY, HER NAME WAS ANNA (GYNAC) ELLSWORTH. HER FAMILY LIVED ON BBI IN THE LATE 1800'S EARLY 1900'S. MAYBE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW MAY HAVE HEA ...
  Topic: Looking for a contact person for the BBI Historical Society
sbuck

Replies: 5
Views: 2846

PostForum: Idle Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 6:54 am   Subject: ALSO LOOKING FOR THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
HELLO SISSY,
DO YOU HAVE AN ADDRESS FOR PHYLIS BROWN OR OTHER CONTACTS FOR THE (BBI) HISTORICAL SOCIETY ?
HOPEFULLY SHAWN BUCK Laughing
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2004 7:52 am   Subject: Hello Al's Sister
We're almost neighbors, I live just south of Manton, quite aways from Bois Blanc. Thanks for the email address, I will try to contact Mike White.
Smile sbuck
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2004 8:10 am   Subject: THANK YOU FOR THE INFO
THANKS UNCLE STEVE,
I WILL CHECK ON THAT OTHER BBI IN THE CANADIAN WATERS, THE REASON I STARTED MY SEARCH AT BBI MICHIGAN , IS BECAUSE MY GREAT GRANDMOTHERS MARRIAGE RECORD (ANNA GYNAC) PUT HER RESID ...
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2004 7:33 am   Subject: Thank You
BoisBlancGirl,
Thank You so much for your reply. I was beginning to think nobody lived
out there on BBI. I'm sorry you couldn't help me out with my search Crying or Very sad sbuck Who Is Mike White ?
  Topic: STILL LOOKING
sbuck

Replies: 0
Views: 1933

PostForum: Introductions, Meet Your Fellow Islanders   Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2004 9:15 am   Subject: STILL LOOKING
HELLO MY NAME IS SHAWN BUCK,
I AM SORRY THAT I DID NOT GIVE MYSELF A BETTER INTRODUCTION!!!
I LIVE IN MANTON MICHIGAN WHICH IS JUST ALITTLE MORE THEN A HOP, SKIP, AND JUMP FROM BBI. I AM VERY INTER ...
  Topic: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
sbuck

Replies: 29
Views: 23075

PostForum: Island History   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:15 am   Subject: Looking for Genealogy information (Surname - Gynac)
Hello my name is Shawn Buck, I am very new to this site, so please forgive me for the things I do not know about Bois Blanc Island, but am very willing to learn. I have reason to believe that my Great ...
 
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