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Date: Sun Jan 18 20:23:23 2004
Name: Joe V
E-mail: jvasq12128@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: ROWNES
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am looking for sources of coal miner employment records for my Grandfather Thomas Henry Rownes who was a miner from about 1900 to 1912.

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Date: Tue Jan 20 15:19:05 2004
Name: c. schalla
E-mail: tamarack9@msn.com
URL:
Surnames: MCPHEE,PETRIE,ARNOLD,MCGILLIVREY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I would like to hear from anyone who has done any work on this family line from the low point area of cape breton as I really haven't been able to find out much. Daughter and I are wondering from that point backwards, where our scottish roots are originally. Hope someone can help us with this, thanks....cathy

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Date: Thu Jan 22 17:49:22 2004
Name: Susan
E-mail: cotesthree@aol.com
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Surnames: TERRIO/THERIAULT, LANDRY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: My great grandmother was Sergine Landry, b: Oct 1856. d/o Celestin & Madeleine Josse Landry. She married Honore Terrio, b: 1818 & s/o Louis & Marguerite Girroir. The couple married in Notre Dame de L'Assompution Parish in Arichat on June 7, 1839. If anyone has any connection to either line, please contact me. I'm hoping to gain more information that what I have (which is only the basic). My branch ended up moving to the U.S., Cambridge, Massachusetts to be exact. Thank you and look forward to hearing from you. Sue

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Date: Sat Jan 24 14:01:42 2004
Name: Roger Nowlan
E-mail: rnowlan@primus.ca
URL: http://home.primus.c a/~rnowlan/clan/index.htm
Surnames: Nolan, Maclean
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: I am trying to contact the "Kath" (Catherine?) who submitted a query regarding a "John Hector Nolan". I believe that I have found a third cousin of hers by the name of Francine Nolan whose grand-father was from Cape Breton. Her E-Mail is "echo0863@msn.com". I would also like to be copied on any response. Regards, Roger ]************* ORIGINAL QUERY FOLLOWS *********** Date: Wed Oct 9 19:56:50 2002 Name: Kath E-mail: knew@sprint.ca URL: Surnames: Nolan, MacLean NOTE: County: Cape Breton Qrytext: Trying to trace some information on my grandfather John Hector Nolan, born Dec 25, 1888, in Ingonish, Cape Breton. He was a heavyweight boxer and held some titles. He died in Drumheller Alberta in January 1925. His father was William Nolan, b Aug 19, 1861 in Margaree, Cape Breton, and he died in Glace Bay Dec 18, 1940. William was married to Margaret MacLean, born Dec 9, 1867 in Washabuck Cape Breton. She died in Baddeck in 1932. William Nolan was the son of Michael Nolan and Ellen Fitzgerald, born about 1825 in Cape Breton. We have little information on my grandfather as he died so young; am told have many relatives in Cape Breton still. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks Kath

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Date: Sat Jan 24 14:41:26 2004
Name: Gord McKay
E-mail: mckayg@vianet.on.ca
URL:
Surnames: MCKAY
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: I am trying to get informatin on Donald McKay, born about 1799, emegrated from Argyllshire Scotland about 1824 and settled in Lake Anislie about 1826. He had at least one son, James D, born Jul. 10, 1848, who, in turn had a wife Elazabeth and had 8 children, including James E b Oct 14, 1883. Need emigration info on Donald please.

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Date: Sat Jan 24 15:26:24 2004
Name:
E- mail:
URL: http//jan_gillis2@hotmail.com
Surnames: GILLIS
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Information of the John Gillis /Flora Isabel Campbell families.Originally from the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

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Date: Sat Jan 24 18:15:30 2004
Name: Katherine McWeeney
E-mail: patkat@efni.com
URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I am trying to find the names of Dan Martin MacNeil and the name of his wife and children. Carmalita, Kathleen, Greta, Claude, are a few of their children i am looking for the rest of the names

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Date: Sun Jan 25 14:20:18 2004
Name:
E- mail: kalohi1270@yahoo.com
URL:
Surnames: MORRISON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Hello, I am at a dead end! Seeking any info on Malcom Morrison shown on 1871 Sydney Mines Census or any of the related people below. Malcom b abt 1826 in Scotland was a Miner wife Ann b abt 1826 in Scotland Dau Flora b abt 1850 in Scotland Dau Sara b abt 1851 in Cape Breton Dau Mary Ann b abt 1855 in Cape Breton Dau Williamena b abt 1857 in Cape Breton Dau Marien b abt 1858 in Cape Breton Son Dannie b abt 1859 in Cape Breton Son Alexander b Oct 31,1862 in Cape Breton Dau Margaret b abt 1866 in Cape Breton Alexander Morrison b Oct 31,1862 was listed on the 1901 Sydney Mines Census was a Head Breakman Wife Lily Rhona b Jun 28,1863 Cape Breton Dau Marion W. b Aug 12,1898 Cape Breton Son Walter L b Feb 7, 1899 Cape Breton Walter joined the 106th Overseas Battalion C.E.F. Nova Scotia Rifles at the age of 14 and is found later on the 1930 Dearborn Michigan USA Census Any info would be much appreciated Thanks Kara

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Date: Sun Jan 25 18:47:51 2004
Name: MIKE CARROLL
E-mail: CAPEIRISHMAN@AOL.COM
URL:
Surnames: JOY, WALSH
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: HAS ANYONE RUN ACROSS JOHN JOY MARRIED MARY WALSH (BORN IN NEWFOUNDALND). JOHN WAS PROBABLY BORN IN CAPE BRETON AND MOVED TO PEI AND MARRIED THERE. ALL HIS CHILDREN WERE BORN IN CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI IN THE MID 1800'S. MY G GRANDMOTHER WAS MARY ANN JOY WHO MOVED TO MASS. ABT 1882.

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Date: Mon Jan 26 06:59:09 2004
Name: Peter Geo. Perham
E-mail: peter_perham
URL:
Surnames: Perham
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Any information on John Samuel Perham North Sydney around 1905-1923. Peter

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Date: Mon Jan 26 14:45:46 2004
Name: Bernie Currie
E-mail: bcurrie15@cogeco.ca
URL:
Surnames: CURRIE, CURRY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext:

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Date: Mon Jan 26 16:35:22 2004
Name: Lou Daley
E-mail: ledaley@pei.eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: McDonald, McIntyre
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: Searching for Donald McDonald and Elizabeth McIntyre who had child Daniel Donald c. 1830. Daniel Donald married Martha Goff 1853 in PEI.

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Date: Sun Feb 1 12:52:17 2004
Name: Jill Brown
E-mail: teacherjilliam@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: MULLINS, MACEACHERN, REULLE, JAYNES
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: WOULD LIKE TO FIND ANYONE RELATED TO OR HAS ANY INFO ON THESE FAMILIES. RICHARD ALAN MULLINS MARRIED MARY LOUISE JAYNES {YEAR UNKNOWN} HAD CHILDREN:SOPHIE {MY GRANDMOTHER} JOHN, COLLIN, CATHERINE. DO NOT KNOW NAMES OF OTHER CHILDREN. CATHERINE MARRIED INTO MACEACHERN FAMILY AND HAD SEVERAL CHILDREN OF WHICH I ONLY REMEMBER THREE: ANN, FRANCES, AND STANLEY. ANY INFO WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANKYOU

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Date: Sun Feb 1 13:12:23 2004
Name: Allison MacIsaac
E-mail: allison13_73@hotmail
URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am looking for information that was in the Cape Breton Post befor christmas about a Beluga whale which swam into the Bay of Fundy.

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Date: Mon Feb 2 09:09:41 2004
Name: Liane Harvey
E-mail: lianeharvey@earthlink.net
URL:
Surnames: Rose, Murphy
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: My Great grandparents were John D. Murphy and Annie Jane (Adams) Murphy. They had 13 children. We have pictures of all the children but one, we are missing a picture of Nellie. Nellie married Arthur Rose. If anyone has any information about Nellie, please contact me. Thank you in advance.

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Date: Fri Feb 6 17:40:36 2004
Name: Kenneth H. Moore
E-mail: kennethhector@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MOORE
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: The first Andrew Moore that came to Cape Breton was on the frigate Shannon. He was supposed to have jumped ship in Sydney Harbour Harbour, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in 1814 and made his way to Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia. That was during the War of 1812. I am looking for a list of people names on board the Shannon on first 01 June 1813. I found some information on the Internet. There were 276 offices, seamen, and mariners. 8 recaptured seamen, 22 Irish labours, four speak English. 24 boys, 13 were 12 years old. I would like to get a list of names. Thank you! Kenneth

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Date: Sat Feb 7 10:51:02 2004
Name: Dolores
E-mail: dfineberg@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: Allison
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: This is for Allison regarding the Beluga whale in the Bay of Fundy. I sent an e-mail but it came back.If you search Whales on Line web page check the archived articles for October. I saw it there today. Good luck and feel free to e-mail if you have trouble accessing it. Its a wonderful site.

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Date: Sat Feb 7 18:27:07 2004
Name: Cheryl Crump
E-mail: twcrump@earthlink.net
URL:
Surnames: MACAULAY, MACLEAN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Anyone have any information on Norman MacAulay b.1808 Scotland d. May 8, 1891 Baddeck, Cape Breton & his wife, Janet "Jessie" MacLean b. July 28,1823 Scotland d.1900 Baddeck, Cape Breton and their children: Mary, Donald, Flora, John, Murdock, Sarah, Mary, Angus, Aulay, Norman, Allan, Roderick & Alexander?

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Date: Sat Feb 7 19:09:28 2004
Name: John WECKBACHER
E-mail: JWECKBACHER@AOL.com
URL:
Surnames: John MCEACHERN, Glace Bay, Coal miner
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Great grandfather was John McEachern from Glace Bay, N.S. His daughter Sarah was my grandmother. He was reported to have faught in the Boer War and moved his family to Boston area aprox. 1920's ? He was a coal miner in Glace Bay but became a lumberjack in Maine after move. Would appreciate any info on family history past or present.

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Date: Sun Feb 8 14:14:42 2004
Name: Carol Robinson
E-mail: crobins@telus.net
URL:
Surnames: ROSS,MCLEOD
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Can anyone put me in touch with Russell Johnson or any other researcher who is doing research into the families of John Ross b1853 in Petersbrook NS and Flora Mcleod b 1859? Thanks

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Date: Mon Feb 9 14:39:49 2004
Name: Christina Porter
E-mail: dcporter@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: BURTON
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Would anyone have info. On Mary Johanna Burton, from Bay St. Lawrence C.P. or from Sydney Mines. If so please reply.

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Date: Sat Feb 14 17:54:49 2004
Name: Ellen
E-mail: erids2004@yahoo.ca
URL:
Surnames: WALKER
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am trying to find information on my grandfather, John Thomas Walker and his family. John Thomas was born in 1891 at Scotch Lake, Cape Breton. He married Ella McSween in 1910. His father was John Walker(Georges River) and his mother, Mary (Campbell)Walker from Frenchvale. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Date: Mon Feb 16 09:14:08 2004
Name: F. Lisherness
E-mail: fll@verizon.net
URL:
Surnames: GOUTHRO, DUNN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for any information on Florence Gouthro, who married widower John K. Dunn in early 1900's.

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Date: Tue Feb 17 18:40:18 2004
Name: Bruce Creighton
E-mail: bncreighton1@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:

Surnames: Beaton
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for any descendants of the Beaton's from Ball's Creek, Cape Breton (residence determined from 1881 and 1901 census). They are: Daniel b. 1846 and Elizabeth b. 1842; children: Priscilla b. 1864, Maria b. 1866, Simon b. 1868, Beatrice Isabella b. 1869, Annie b. 1870, Jane b. 1870, Bessie b. 1872, Alic b. 1874, John b. 1877, Daniel b. 1879, and Laura b. 1882.

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Date: Wed Feb 18 16:36:43 2004
Name: donnie steeves
E-mail: steeves34341@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:

Surnames: Steeves
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: george steeves of westmount....glace bay or somewere around there was my fathers father (gerald steeves)he took off when my father was very young but here heard that he used to box some. he said he remebers a poster saying "george steeves winner of many fights" if there is any info on this would like to hear or read about. thanks Donnie Steeves Truro n.s (902)895-3425

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Date: Wed Feb 18 17:47:43 2004
Name: Wanda Bennett
E-mail: otheila@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MACAULAY,MACKENZIE,MACDOUGALL
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: I'm trying to find any info on James MacAulay, lived in Kenloch (sp?) born between 1860-1870. He married a Marcella (Mary?) MacKenzie who died about 1908 in Kenloch. They had 2 children Julia and Annie. James remarried a widow named Catherine MacDougall, they had 5 more children. I would love to hear from anyone who has any info on James or Marcella. I can find no trace of them anywhere. I do know that Marcella was Cath. and James was Pres. Also that there is a Boston connection somewhere as Julia went to live in Boston with relatives at the age of 17. If anyone can fill in any blanks would be great. TIA Wanda otheila@hotmail.com

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Date: Thu Feb 19 18:18:28 2004
Name: Gary Kennedy
E-mail: gpkennedy@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: KENNEDY
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Looking for info on decendents of Angus & Lachlin Kennedy who settled in Strait of Canso area 1820. Have read Ardeth Kennedy work but would greatly appreciate more.

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Date: Fri Feb 20 11:51:44 2004
Name: Rhonda Schmidt
E-mail: mrschmidt@rogers.com
URL:
Surnames: MCDONALD
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: LOOKING FOR ANN MCDONALD BORN 1852. SHE IS LISTED IN THE 1881 CENSUS IN MANCHESTER GUYS COUNTY AS A WIDOW WITH A 1 YEAR OLD LOUISA. AT THIS TIME SHE WAS LIVING WITH HER SISTER ESTER CAMPBELL & FAMILY. WE BELIEVE THAT ANN WAS BORN IN THE INVERNESS COUNTY AREA. ANN DID HAVE ANOTHER DAUGHTER KATE B-1877?. THOUGH SHE WAS NOT LISTED IN THE MANCHESTER CENSUS. I FOUND A WIDOWED ANN MCDONALD IN THE SAME CENSUS YEAR IN HASTINGS INVERNESS LIVING WITH HECTOR MCDONALD, KATE IS LISTED IN THIS REPORT, ANN MAY HAVE BEEN PREG AT THE TIME AND MOVED TO MANCHESTER TO HAVE THE BABY LEAVING HER FIRST DAUGHTER BEHIND TEMP UNTIL SHE WAS SETTLED WITH HER NEW BABY. THE PROBLEM I HAVE IS KNOWING IF MCDONALD IS ANNS MAIDEN OR MARRIED NAME? HAVING BABIES OUT OF WEDLOCK MAY HAVE FORCED HER TO LIST AS WIDOWED IN THE CENSUS. THERE ARE OLDER FAMILY MEMBERS WHO WHEN STILL ALIVE GAVE US REASON TO BELEIVE ANN MAY NOT HAVE HAD A HUSBAND BUT OF COURSE WERE HUSH HUSH. IF ANY ONE KNOWS ANY INFO ON THIS FAMILY PLEASE CONTACT ME,EVEN A HUNCH WOULD BE A LEAD. THANKS RHONDA

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Date: Sat Feb 21 11:55:09 2004
Name: Rodena Lecreux
E-mail: louislecreux@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:

Surnames: BONNER,BONNAR,BONEAR, YORK
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking to find out if Henry Bonner, born 1883 had any brothers or sisters his parents were Henry Bonner and Marion??? If anyone has any information it would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

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Date: Sat Feb 21 17:42:06 2004
Name: JENNIFER MACLEOD
E-mail: jennifermacleod@eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: MACLEOD, MORRISON,
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext:

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Date: Sat Feb 21 21:04:29 2004
Name: angela
E-mail: amackinnon@execulink.com
URL:
Surnames: MACKINNON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am searching for my sister who was adopted out of sydney cape breton ns.around 1975. iwould love to find my sister.

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Date: Mon Feb 23 09:48:11 2004
Name: Angus Clarke
E-mail: ge.no@rcn.com
URL:
Surnames: BLACKBROOK/ST.MARYS CEMETRY, PORT MORIEN
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: Would anyone have a listing of the Blackbrook or St.Marys Cemetry in Port Morien that they could share with me? Thank you for your time Angus Clarke

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Date: Mon Feb 23 17:59:56 2004
Name: Bill McLean
E-mail: wjmclean3@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: MCLEAN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for info on great grandfather, William John McLean, born April 27, 1838 at Wycocomagh, Cape Breton. Emmigrated to Boston, MA area, date unknown. Info on sources, data bases will be appreciated.

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Date: Tue Feb 24 18:04:36 2004
Name: Wendy Cotter
E-mail: wengeo@comcast.net
URL:
Surnames: BALL, CAREY, ROBINSON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: doing research on my husband's mother's family -- her name was Nora Bertha Robinson 1902-1994 -- born in Sydney Mines. Parents were Thomas Robinson and Ellen Carey. My husband's 3rd great grandfather was Ingram Ball (1752-1807). Any information on these names would be appreciated.

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Date: Wed Feb 25 01:51:50 2004
Name: Kayla N Knowles
E-mail: Knowleskayla@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: Dorothy Rudd Moore
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: I neeed a picture and information on Dorothy Rudde Moore, If that is not possible can you tell where to got to receive this information

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Date: Wed Feb 25 17:32:55 2004
Name: dereck holland
E-mail: dereck3116@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: PETRIE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: SEARCHING FOR MY MOMS BIOLOGICAL MOTHER NAME COULD BE PATRICIA ANNE MCNEIL OR TERESA ANN MCNEIL OR TERESA ANN GILLIS WAS 17 YEARS OLD UNWED MOTHER OF BABY BORN ON FEB 9 1929 GLACE BAY INFERMERY HOSPITAL DOMINION GLACE BAY CAPE BRETON N. S. FATHERS POSSIBLE NAME ALEX MCNEIL OR DONALD MACNEIL 55 YEARS OLD SENT TO PRISON FOR RAPE OF DAUGHTER 16 OR 17 YEARS OLD. PRISON TERM WAS 22 YEARS . PATRICIA OR TERESA COMMITTED SUICIDE SHORTLY AFTER BABY WAS BORN. BABY NAMED JOAN TERESA PETRIE WAS ADOPTED BY HESTER CUMMINGS AND EDMUND PETRIE LATER.

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Date: Sat Feb 28 08:18:16 2004
Name: Chery Bray
E-mail: cheryl.bray@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: Bray
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am seeking any information on the Parents of Thomas W. Bray. Barried at St. Mary's RC Cemetary Port Morien. Died Jan 1 1891 wife Susan Died Mar 23, 1894

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Date: Sun Feb 29 15:54:26 2004
Name: Beatrice Walker
E-mail: walker@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: MacLeod
NOTE: County: Victoria
Qrytext: Would like to make contact with folks doing work on the MacLeods of the Baddeck area

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