Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy

Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together

October 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Searching for James & Agnes (Brydon) Murphy.

Hi All,

I'm looking for the ancestors of James Murphy & Agnes (Nancy) Brydon, married September 1, 1836 in Woodstock Parrish. (I have a copy of the original parrish ledger; Agnes' maiden name was also sometimes spelled Bridon). James & Agnes had at least two children: John (b. 1838) and Jeremiah (b. 1840). Jeremiah emigrated to California and is my G G Grandfather.

There seems to be a lot of Murphy and Brydon family members in New Brunswick along the St John river.… Continue

Added by Lyle Swart on October 18, 2013 at 10:41pm — 3 Comments

William Johnson, father of Oscar Johnson

I would like ANY information that can be found surrounding the birth of Oscar Hugh Johnson, son of William Johnson and Catherine McCready. He was supposedly born in Calais on March 16, 1892. He and William then disappear until Oscar shows up again in a WWI draft registration in 1917. Not sure if Catherine and William were even married. We can find no records pertaining to this threesome.

Added by Lisa Alberts on October 7, 2013 at 4:27pm — 5 Comments

Visit the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which features orphan heirlooms, many of them from New England and the Maritimes

Find Your Family's Orphan Heirlooms

Use the keywords option in Advanced Search to search for surnames/locales listed by private sellers on these online sites. 

Case in point, I found my great grandmother Watt's Bible online!

Rare and Antiquarian 125x125


Find textbooks at Alibris!

Heirlooms Reunited by Heirlooms Reunited is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available

© 2019   Created by Pam Beveridge.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service