The Gallants

Gabien Avis (Avit) (Gabriel) GALLANT (Gabe a Lip)

Birth 19 Feb 1889 in Mont Carmel, Prince, L’ile Du Prince Edouard
Death 21 Jul 1965 in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada


As a child and in my little world, Papie was the ONLY Gallant…but, since growing up and doing research about my Grandmother Mathilda Marie (Tilly) Gallant, I have been able to go back, in some cases, ten generations to France.  These pages will share at least bits of my family history, while no where near what I have collected and organized in other formats.  If you have any connection to my line, I’d love to hear from you.

Unknown male, Great Auntie Adeline, my Great Grandfather Gabriel Gallant

Papie, Auntie Adeline and unknown male

My Great-Grandfather Gabe Gallant Summerside, PEI

This photo was taken on the day of my Great Grandmother’s (Mamie) funeral.

Mamie's Funeral



Born July 20, 1889 and died January 21, 1964



Born February 19, 1882 and died July 21, 1965


Back Row: Uncle Earl and Inez Gallant, Mike and Aunt Marjorie Kyncha, Wyman (Philip’s son) Uncle Philip and Mildred Gallant, Clarence (Tommy) and Marie-Anne Baltilde (Tillie) Thompson, Graham, Bob and Gordon (the late Joe Gallant’s sons) Navita and Uncle Henry Gallant, Millie (uncle Joe’s widow) and Lou Hogan.


Front Row: Betty (Calice’s daughter), Kay and Uncle Calice Gallant, Aunt Gladys Gallant, Aunt Mary (Mamie’s sister), Gabriel (Papie) Gallant, Aunt Adelaine (wife of James Fardy), Aunt  Millie and Uncle Fred,  Philip and Jackie Arsenault (Mamie’s brother), Uncle Edward and Mildred Gallant)

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