It has been over three years since A Violette History was published – have you ordered your copy yet? It is available on Amazon. Just search for the book title. Book sales proceeds go to the Association. This was a major work authored by David A. Violette (VFA #621), Rod Violette (VFA #12), and Guy Dubay (VFA #892). The book traces the history of François Violet/Violette (1744-1824), acknowledged as the progenitor of our Violette family in North America. It covers the period from his grandparents in France through his own life in France, Fortress Louisbourg, New Brunswick, and Maine. Continue reading Have you read A Violette History book?
We are sorry to report that there will be no Violette Family Association Reunion 2017. Planning for potential sites started too late and lagged too much to be able to provide members with enough time to plan their vacations to take in the Reunion.
Can we postpone the Reunion to 2018? Possibly.
But Reunion event planners need to have things finalized by THIS SUMMER (summer 2017) in order to hold the Reunion in 2018.
We encourage anyone who would like to hold a Reunion in MA, CT, or NH to contact the Association right away so we can help you move forward with planning.
Our Webmaster, Dave Violette (VFA #621), has made significant changes to our Association web site at VioletteFamily.org. At this point most of the pages from the previous site have been incorporated into the new one; only the Member Profile functions are not working at present. Continue reading Web site changes