This site is dedicated to the descendants of Jean Goyetche and all those who are part of the extended Goyetche family. Its objective is to strengthen the bonds among those who share the Goyetche surname and provide family members with a greater sense of connection to their ancestors and to each other.

Recent Additions To The Site
NEW TO THE PHOTO GALLERIES
Arthur Raymond Goyetche of West Bay, NS; Emma Kaitlyn Goyetche of Calgary, AB; Brian, Lori & Brea Fancy of Halifax, NS; Denise Goyetche, Donna (Goyetche) Fancy & granddaughter Brea of Halifax, NS; Kevin, Julia, Liam & Nolan Goyetche of Montreal, QC; Liam & Nolan Goyetche of Montreal, QC; Susan & Emma Goyetche of Calgary, AB; Suzanne Goyetche of Saint John, NB with granddaughter Emma.

NEW TO THE FAMILY NEWS PAGE
Brian & Lori (Goyetche) Fancy of Halifax, NS announce the birth of their daughter Brea Marie; Kevin & Julia Goyetche of Montreal, QC announce the birth of their son Nolan James; Lisa & Jeff Korte announce the birth of their daughter Vivienne; Chris & Susan Goyetche of Calgary, AB announce the birth of their daughter Emma Kaitlyn.
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NEW TO THE GENEALOGY PAGES
Twelve individuals have been added to the genealogy pages. They include Brea Marie Fancy; Nolan James Goyetche; Emma Kaitlyn Goyetche; Adelyn May Goyetche Cartman; Charlotte Jayne Goyetche; and Samantha Jean Lycon; as well as descendants of Marie Henriette Goyetche and Catherine Jeanne Goyetche. More...

MEET SOME OF THE MUSICAL MEMBERS OF
THE FAMILY
Check out the following on YouTube, for a video of the Dave Goyetche Blues Band performing Stevie Ray Vaughan's Coldshot, recorded live at Monte's Showbar and Grille in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Click here. Dave does the vocals and plays lead guitar.

 

NEW TO THE LINKS PAGE
Links to a number of other websites that were created by or that feature various family members. Go to the Links Page...

CHECK OUT THE
GENEALOGY PAGES

The Goyetche's in North America have grown to include more than 1,800 members of their extended family. B
eginning with Jean Goyetche (1763 - 1844), descendants now span nine generations and encompass more than 450 family groups. The genealogy pages on this site provide access to extensive information about family members. This includes family group descendant trees as well as all-inclusive trees. Read more...

GALLERIES CAPTURE VINTAGE & NEW PHOTOS
The web site features an extensive photo gallery, including more than 140 family photographs. Included in the collection are Jacques and Gracieuse Goyetche of Cape Auget, NS and a number of others that date from the early part of the last century.Read more...

A CAST OF COLOURFUL CHARACTERS
The Goyetche family has included its share of colourful characters. Among them were Martin Goyetche, who consorted with the pirates Pierre and Jean Laffite; Dominique Goyetche, who was sentenced to prison on the island of New Caledonia in the South Pacific; and Billy Goyetche, freight-hauler, undertaker and police constable in St. Peter's, NS.

Historical profiles of the islands St. Pierre & Miquelon, off the coast of Newfoundland, and of Isle Madame in Nova Scotia both include references to the Goyetche family. Read more...

NOTHING BUT THE NEWS...
The Family News portion of the site records births, marriages, graduations, deaths and other significant or noteworthy events. Read more...

STEVE'S TRAVELS TO BASQUE COUNTRY
In 1998, Steve Goyeche of Toronto traveled to the Basque region of southern France in search of traces of our ancestor Jean Goyetche. His journals and photographs make for fascinating reading. Read more...

Visit the Wanuskewin Art Studio to view Suzanne Goyetche's art work.