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Prince Edward Island

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Comment by Guy Sanderson on March 14, 2013 at 1:28pm

Forgot to mention that the Island Register is the best source of PEI genealogy that I have seen.  Also has a link to a site about the Edinburgh.

Comment by Kip Corriveau on March 14, 2013 at 8:21am

Thanks...I found the book online and am reading through it...

Comment by Guy Sanderson on March 13, 2013 at 8:45pm

Hi Kip - You can check out the database on the Island Register at and also look at A.B. Warburton's A History of Prince Edward Island, page 153.  I think the Annabella was headed for North Carolina but got caught in a winter storm and sank off of Malpeaque, PEI.  The survivors lost all their possessions and almost starved during that first winter.   

Comment by Kip Corriveau on March 13, 2013 at 1:39pm

Looking for information on the ships Annabella and Edinburg that transported my ancestors to PEI in 1770-1771.

Comment by Guy Sanderson on November 30, 2012 at 11:31am

Does anyone have any info on the Duke family from Cable Head, PEI.  The earliest Duke I can find is Benjamin, born abt 1808. 


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