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Jean McFarland replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"If you can contact me at jeanmcf@gmail.com I can share some of the feedback from my friend, daughter of Stinson Reed Hooper (named for your Stinson) "
Nov 6, 2013
Jean McFarland replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"I will check with my friend who is the the daughter of Stinson Reed Hooper and see if she can add anything. "
Nov 4, 2013
James Derek Johnston replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"Thanks Jean, This is helpful and gives me more to go on.    In September I visited Maine and New Brunswick with my father and uncovered more information.   I had updated my Ancestry page (username Quoddy148) and that might have been…"
Nov 4, 2013
Pam Beveridge replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"Hope James sees this message and perhaps can connect with a descendant or two of Alice, for the fellowship and for more information."
Nov 3, 2013
Jean McFarland replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"I am doing some research for a friend who is a Hooper. I found some info on this particular line an ancestry.com family tree pages. On the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick site you can read a lot of vital information: Alice Elizabeth Hooper,…"
Nov 3, 2013
James Derek Johnston commented on Pam Beveridge's blog post 1879 Seaman's Discharge Certificate for William B. Ayer, born Bangor abt 1856
"After enlarging the original PDF I can see that it is indeed Plummer and not Plumner.  Typewriters were notorious for that.   The original document was SHIP REGISTERS AND ENROLLMENTS OF MACHIAS, MAINE  1780 - 1930  which was…"
Jun 25, 2013
James Derek Johnston commented on Pam Beveridge's blog post 1879 Seaman's Discharge Certificate for William B. Ayer, born Bangor abt 1856
"Hi Pam Perhaps this is the brig Motley.  The date of construction and gross tonnage match.   And the Ship's Master was H.E. Plumner."
Jun 24, 2013
Pam Beveridge replied to James Derek Johnston's discussion Peter Hooper of St. George in the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
"I hope someone has information for you!  What a sad story (but all too common in those days) about the children after the death of their father."
Jun 23, 2013
James Derek Johnston added a discussion to the group Charlotte County, New Brunswick Genealogy
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Peter Hooper of St. George

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 children.   He got sick with one of the epidemics that swept through the area and died on 18 August 1885.   His wife was unable to care for the children and they were placed with relatives.   She moved to Calais where she married Captain Timothy Lunt on 3 November 1890.  I have photos and details…See More
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