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Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy


Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy

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Smith Family in Charlotte, ME

Started by mary-lee gilliland May 22, 2014. 0 Replies

In the 1870 Census (I think) my GGGParents, Ebenezer Swan, jr and wife, Martha Ann (Lee) Swan had a 5 year old boy named PERLY SMITH living with them.  Hoping that Perley's identity might lead me to…Continue

Peter Hooper of St. George

Started by James Derek Johnston. Last reply by Jean McFarland Nov 6, 2013. 6 Replies

My Great Grandfather is Peter Hooper.   Using census information,  he was probably born between 1845 and 1850 to William Hooper and Susan Cooke.   He married Phebe Esther Kinney around 1874 and had 3…Continue

Cook family

Started by Kathryn Anne Lewis. Last reply by Kathryn Anne Lewis Jul 17, 2010. 7 Replies

Looking for ancestors of George Cook, b @1850, possibly in Back Bay NB. Married May Rappley @1869. They lived North Head, Grand Manan. She died @1898 of an absessed tooth (no doctor available.…Continue

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Comment by Pamela J. Gilpin - Stowe on September 25, 2013 at 3:25pm

I have been doing research on my families of Charlotte County for several years and find everything which I have learned to leave me with even greater curiosity!  L'Etete and Back Bay of the two main areas.  Is there anyone else who might know about these ancestors of mine....  Jane Holmes d/o Stephen and Elizabeth and great grand dau of Joseph Holmes and Silence Brown.  Are the Brown's on Campobello related to Silence Brown.  I'll back-up.  Silence is from Scarborough Maine area and her husband Joseph Holmes was from there also.  They first moved to Machias for only a few years and then by 1770 Joseph and Silence and family settled at Campobello Island.  Their dau. Dolly b. 1770 married Robert Wilson.  I do understand that most of my ancestors of Charlotte Co. were loyalist, but a few were immigrants from Ireland, like the McAleese family aka McLeese.  

Comment by Pam Beveridge on June 22, 2013 at 6:51pm

Just emailed the Hessian expert and gave her the name Spates, Spech, Specht, etc.  I had initially contacted her to tell her that a researcher in Germany had stolen 15000 Hessian-related books from libraries and archives, though most have been retrieved, but not re-distributed as there are no obvious markings of ownership.  She is headed to Germany tomorrow for 3 weeks of research.  It would be wonderful to hear that she recognizes the name and has some info!

Comment by Pam Beveridge on June 22, 2013 at 12:47pm

Another thing - you might want to check Eastport for Lucy's birth record, as some women who lived on the West Isles or perhaps even St. George would go to Eastport to deliver because there was a doctor there.  The records could be in either place.  And the notices could be in those Eastport Sentinels, too.

Comment by Pam Beveridge on June 22, 2013 at 12:38pm

Thought of something - in case you're interested in the Hessian aspect, there is a German lady living at Bangor who is an authority on the subject.  I've heard a couple of her presentations - she goes to Germany at least once a year to research.  This doesn't answer your Hanscom question but might give you some insight on the Spates line, in case she has something relevant to - was it? - Specht? 

Comment by Gale Spates on June 22, 2013 at 12:29pm

Looking for birth record for: Lucy A Hanscom b.1821 (St George) daughter of Dependence and Jane (Low) Hanscom.  Also her marriage (not sure of location) about 1845 to James W. Spates.  Archives etc thus far no results

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Comment by siouxcq on January 28, 2013 at 4:22pm

Now that's interesting!  I'll have to give it a shot.  I suppose you never know what you'll find...

Comment by Pam Beveridge on January 28, 2013 at 4:19pm

No - but you might find things related to your ancestors on there.  For instance, I was able to buy my great grandmother Watt's childhood Bible!  I've bought a lot of genealogical items on there, 99.9% not related to my family, but I blog about them, hopefully for the benefit of other folks.

Comment by siouxcq on January 28, 2013 at 4:10pm

My question is even more basic than that.  Are you saying eBay has genealogical data?

Comment by Pam Beveridge on January 28, 2013 at 2:52pm

When you search for something on eBay, there's an option for you to save the search.  You could do individual words or a multiple words.  Make sure you check the option to search the title AND description.  You have to go to the Advanced Search screen to find these options.  Good luck!


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