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Date: Tue Jul 1 05:18:10 2003
Name: J Cheetham
E-mail: jaw_see@hotmail.com
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Surnames: CHEETHAM
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: BERNARD GERARD CHEETHAM

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Date: Sun Jul 6 06:56:56 2003
Name: Paula Pike
E-mail: jamiepike14@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: SNELGROVE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Would anyone have any info on James and Sarah Snelgrove of Trinity Bay, NL, who may have moved to NS sometime after 1921. They had a son William b. 1913. Sarah may have died prior to 1935. Her maiden name was Pike. Thanks Paula Pike

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Date: Mon Jul 7 18:20:18 2003
Name: George Brennan
E-mail: Gbrennan548@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: MACLELLAN, MACINTYRE
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Loking for information RE: my grandfather (Angus Maclellan) from Creignish. DOB=? 1860. He married Mary Anne MacIntyre (from Mabou) in Margaree in 1907. Her DOB=?1880.

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Date: Wed Jul 9 08:17:04 2003
Name: kathleen cash
E-mail: wklrc@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: CASH,MACKINNON,MACDONALD,MCISAAC,MACMEIL
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Richmond}
Qrytext: John Cash came to cape breton in 1817,settled in red islands.1837 moved to big point and named Cash's Turn. His sons beat out the MacNeils in naming Irish Cove.(macneils wanted the area named castlebury.) john Cash married? anybody know her name? children: thomas,james,johanna,ellen,john,edward,daniel. from these came the Cash's who operated the mills.

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Date: Sun Jul 13 12:21:12 2003
Name: Ellen
E-mail: erids@rogers.com
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Surnames: MCSWEEN, MACSWEEN
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness}
Qrytext: I am looking for any McSween's that emigrated to Lake Ainslie area around 1819. In particular my great great grandfather Donald McSween who emigrated from Skye as a child with his parents, whose names I don't know for sure yet. Donald married Mary McKay also of Scotland. Donald likely had brothers but I also don't know their names. I do know that Donald moved to Ball's Creek around 1849. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Date: Sun Jul 13 18:30:54 2003
Name: Edwin Wright
E-mail: edwin.wright@iprimus.ca
URL:
Surnames: WRIGHT
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext: I am trying to find a record of birth or death of my uncle, Edwin Wright (Point Tupper, Richmond County), son of James and Catherine (MacDonald) Wright, who died in infancy between 1927 and 1930. No record at either St. Joseph's Parish in Port Hawkesbury or St. Martha's Hospital in Antigonosh (where he was probably born). Can you Help? Thanks.

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Date: Mon Jul 14 21:34:00 2003
Name: Maggie Currie
E-mail: maggie_c02@hotmail.com
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Surnames: MACKENZIE
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Looking for information on Alexander MacKenzie from St.Rose,Margaree Harbour.He was married twice 1.Cecilia MacEachern,P.E.I. 2.Annie. He had eight children 1.Neil MacKenzie married Katie Flora MacNeil 2.Angus MacKenzie married Ida Boutlier 3.Alexander "Sander" MacKenzie, never married. 4.Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" MacKenzie married Alexander Robinson settled in New Aberdeen,Glace Bay 5.Cecilia MacKenzie 6.Elizabeth "Lizzie" MaxKenzie 7.Cassie MacKenzie married a MacGilivery 8.Mary Ann MacKenzie

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Date: Wed Jul 16 09:05:43 2003
Name: boutilier
E-mail: aboutilier@syd.eastlink.ca URL:
Surnames: BOUTILIER
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for family of John Boutilier and Elizabeth Pendergast who lived in Sydney Mines in the early 1900's. Some of their children were Alice, Annie, Ethel and Edward. Would specifically like info on Alice. I believe she married a Waye. Thanks.

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Date: Wed Jul 16 18:10:33 2003
Name: phillip davis
E-mail: tdavis@nbnet.nb.ca
URL:
Surnames: Hicks
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: hi my name is phillip davis and i live in N.B i am looking for a man named Bruce hicks, He went with my mother Connie Jean (Card) Davis around early 1960's in amherst N.S after they broke up he moved to ontario. At the time he and my mother went out he was 17 and she was 16 yrs old. the reason i want to contact him is to get to know my father and to say he has 2 wonderful grand daughters. I think the man i am looking for lives in glace bay N.S SO PLEASE if anyone knows this man or if he reads this PLEASE contact me at 506-882-1881 or email at tdavis@nbnet.nb.ca

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Date: Wed Jul 16 18:42:17 2003
Name: Hannah Allen
E-mail: lildevil@ns.sympatico.ca
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Surnames: BURKE, TOBIN, DOOLEY, DIGGINS
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: Looking for any information on the above mentioned families. Generally from the North Sydney area. Edward Burke b. Dec 1836 d. Dec 1908 - married - Hannorah ? b. Nov 1836 d. Jan 1913 (surname could be Diggins). Richard F. Tobin b. 15 Oct 1840 d. ? - married - Honora Catherine Dooley b. 10 Sep 1849 d. 25 Aug 1932 Anything on these families would be appreciated.

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Date: Sun Jul 20 19:16:30 2003
Name: Tracy DeWolfe
E-mail: aa300@chebucto.ns.ca
URL:
Surnames: MARSHALL
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I'm looking for information on a Seth Marshall. He was married to Isabella. They had 3 sons, William, Jacob and Alexander. William married Melissa Murphy. She died about a year after given birth to Lillian Sarah Marshall. Lillian was raised by her father until he died when she was 3 or 4. Seth and Isabella took her in. They died when she was around 11/12 (1887-1890). Lillian was then living with her uncle Alexander and his family. I'm actually looking for information on any of these people as Lillian was my great grandmother. Final thought, Lillian was born in Baddeck. Thanks for any help.

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Date: Mon Jul 21 11:22:20 2003
Name: smith edwina
E-mail: thenanny96@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: RAMSEY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: HELLO THERE,I AM LOOKING FOR ANY RELATIVES OF GALE MARIE RAMSEY(MARRIED NAME ;BURGESS.SHE PASSED AWAY ON DEC.1 2002.I WOULD LIKE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH HER FAMILY.SHE WAS A DEAR AND WONDERFUL FRIEND TO ME. THANK YOU .EDWINA SMITH

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Date: Sun Jul 27 20:29:16 2003
Name: Donna Walrord
E-mail: Dongar23@netscape.net
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Surnames: FERGUSON, MACDONALD
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Would anyone know of a presbyterian marriage between John FERGUSON b circa 1837 in Scotland and Catherine MACDONALD b circa 1842 in Cow Bay. They married in 1863 or 1864 in Cow Bay - according to children's birth records. Marriage doesn't appear in CB Marriage Records or Presbyterian Witness. Both sets of parents born in Scotland.

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Date: Tue Jul 29 10:35:06 2003
Name: Cathy
E-mail: janesc@av.eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: Fougere-Janes
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am looking for info on my great grandfather, Elias Fougere, born in D'Escousse, Cape Breton in the late 1800's. He married Rhoda Jennings from Millcove, N.S. he had a son, Hubert Fougere(my granfather) born in 1917 in Halifax. I know very little about this man, I have heard he died in the Halifax explosion but there is no record of that and I also heard he worked on the ships and died in Boston during one of his trips....Any info would be appreciated, I'd love to know who my great granfather was, his first name is not too common so maybe that will give it away, who knows. Thanks! Cathy Fougere- Janes

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Date: Wed Jul 30 06:49:16 2003
Name: Kathleen Cash
E-mail: wklrc@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: Cash, Mac Donald, Mac Kinnon, Mac Pherson, Mac Issac
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness,Richmond}
Qrytext: John Cash c. 1817 settled in Red Islands. His sons James and Thomas gave the name to Irish Cove and Cash's Turn. I would like to share info. My father in law's great uncle was Angus L. Mac Donald. We enjoy coming to Cape Breton.

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Date: Wed Jul 30 16:11:31 2003
Name: Beth
E-mail: bbakenhus@worldnet.att.net URL:
Surnames: SQUAREY, POOLE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Would anyone know where the deed books for Cape Breton for 1864-1910 can be seen?

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Date: Wed Jul 30 18:38:34 2003
Name: Karen McKay
E-mail: kemckay@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: Blue, Campbell
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Looking for info on the family of Alexander Blue and his wife Barbara. They were listed in the Whycocomagh census district in 1871, 1881, 1891 but not located in 1901. Their son John Robert m. Johninne Campbell and have know children Daniel and Effie. John Robert Jr was supposed to be from Glace Bay ca. 1947 when he was murdered in Toronto.

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Date: Fri Aug 8 11:50:31 2003
Name: LBaker
E-mail: laural_baker@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: O'Neill
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for relatives of James O'Neill or Thelma Fitzgerald, from Dingwall

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Date: Fri Aug 8 15:29:32 2003
Name: Elizabeth
E-mail: puclik@nbnet.nb.ca
URL:
Surnames: MCLEOD, WELTON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for kin folk on David McLeod from Isle of Skye who died in 1862 in Sydeny NS married Mary M Frances Welton had 5 children: Henry Bethel, Rebecca Emily, Mary, Evelyn. Henry Bethel McLeod born Nov 7 1848 Isle of Skye d. New York 1930 married Melinda Martha Cain 1875.. lived in Saint JOhn NB had 5 chidlren: James Robert Syndey Welton Mcleod, Edith Greta , Bethel (an amature boxer), Bertha Melinda,Ruth Eveline Any one who might have one in their family tree would greatly appreciate hearing from you Elizabeth

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Date: Fri Aug 8 20:26:03 2003
Name: Shirley Penney
E-mail: 24apenney@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: LEBLANC
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: I am looking for any information on ISSIAH [Isiah] LeBlanc. He died in 1942in Sydney Mines..Married Ellen Jane Jessome [Jesso]Millcreek.Any information I can get on him or his family would be greatly appreciated

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Date: Sat Aug 9 21:39:14 2003
Name: L. Pollitt
E-mail: lpollitt@telus.net
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Surnames: MACINTOSH, MACLEAN, MACLEOD
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Any information that could link Angus MacIntosh b. 1828 in Chimney Corner to Alexander MacIntosh and his wife Flora MacLean would be greatly appreciated. Then one mystery will be solved. Thx

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Date: Mon Aug 11 16:43:38 2003
Name: Don McLaren
E-mail: clarendon@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: STUBBERTS, John
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Is anyone a descendant of John Stubbert, b. 1825; s/o Matthew Stubbert and Ann Way. I have checked with the Beaton Institute and there is no records on this John or John Stubbert b. 1811 to Matthew and Esther. One of them is my g-g-grandfather. I guess I must rely on the help of related family descendants. Only other connection is Sarah Stubbert, my g-grandfather's sister who married Charles Matthew Stubbert. HELP! Many thanks.

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Date: Mon Aug 11 18:59:17 2003
Name: Paula Verhoeven
E-mail: dutchboy@eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: ROBERTSON/MURPHY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for information on William Robertson, who was a boat builder originally from England. Married to Adeline Gallant. Their daughter Mary Sophia Robertson was born in Cheticamp. They moved to PEI when she was 7 yrs. old. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Date: Fri Aug 15 23:23:37 2003
Name: Jennifer
E-mail: rdorey@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: DOREY,BOND
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext: I am looking for any piece of paper that will tell me the date of death of Amile DOREY. He is buried in the Catholic cemetery I am told in Arichat.

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Date: Sat Aug 16 16:31:29 2003
Name: Jenny Smith
E-mail: jms.ciren@virgin.net
URL:
Surnames: HALLIBURTON,HALL
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Any info on a marriage of James Hall and Maria Halliburton,please.Maria born Sydney,CapeBreton. Daughter Mary born ca 1847,Halifax. many thanks

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Date: Wed Aug 20 23:26:48 2003
Name: Jane Braukus
E-mail: j.braukus@verizon.net
URL:
Surnames: FITZPATRICK
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Searching for family of Ann Fitzpatrick, born about 1835 in Sydney, Cape Breton. I next find her in Bangor, ME marrying Michael Buckley @ St. John's Cath. Church on 11 Dec 1857. Would like some family to claim her so I can close this gap. She died in 1884 in Nevada County, California. This posting is a new email address.

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Date: Thu Aug 21 06:12:01 2003
Name: Frank McDow
E-mail: fwm@eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: McDow/MacDow
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: looking to make contack with MacDow's fron Sidney area as we are all related so don't be shy as I don't bite, I just want to get to know you...

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Date: Fri Aug 22 18:13:15 2003
Name: Barbara-Ann Reid
E-mail: r-i- red@pioneernet.net
URL:
Surnames: THOMAS
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Seeking information on Charles P. THOMAS shipmaster plus info on his ship owned in part in 1883 & outright in 1887) the EMILIE B. - 28 ton - at Port Hawkesbury bt. in 1876. Thank you.

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Date: Tue Aug 26 11:16:44 2003
Name: Cathy
E-mail: candicelynn2001@yahoo.ca
URL:
Surnames: MARSH
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness,Richmond,Victoria,Unknown}
Qrytext: Hello, I am looking for any connection between the Marsh Families of Cape Breton and Brantford Ontario. i am from the Ontario end. Thanks in advance.

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Date: Tue Aug 26 17:55:26 2003
Name: Kenneth H. Moore
E-mail: kennethhector@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: SOULE
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Hi: I am doing genealogy on the Moore, Fraser, Burton, which are my ancestors. Moore is my parents and their ancestors on both side, Fraser is my Grandmother ancestors on my father side. and Burton is my grandmother ancestors on my mother side. I am looking for the name of Soule on Fraser side of the family. There was a Hazel Agnes Fraser, b. ca 1912 in Red River, Pleasant Bay, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, died 1978 in the United States. She was a daughter of James Kenneth Fraser & Elizabeth Jane (Hinkley) Fraser married to Leonard Soule. They had one son two daughters: Elizabeth Soule, Judy Soule & Michael Soule. I would like to find out more information on them and their family. James Kenneth Fraser, born 1879 in Red River, died 19 February 1969 & is buried in Sutherland Cemetery at Pleasant Bay. He be a son of Kenneth Fraser, born 1856, died 28 November 1937 and is buried in the Old Pioneer Cemetery at Pleasant Bay. Kenneth Fraser was a son of pioneer Roderick Fraser, born 1814 at Sand, Gairloch, Scotland, died b. ca 1892 and is buried in Fishing Cove, Pleasant Bay. Roderick, would be a son of Duncan Fraser & Mary (Kempt) Fraser of Sand, Gairloch, Scotland. Duncan and Mary Fraser are my Great, great, great grandparents. Hope there is someone out there that can help me in my search on Soule & Fraser connection. Be hoping to hear from someone soon Your Truly Kenneth Moore.

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Date: Thu Aug 28 21:14:25 2003
Name: Carol MacLean
E-mail: carolamaclean@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: Doucette ,McNeil
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: I am looking for any info on a Doucette-McNeil marriage.They lived in Mabou.They had a son (James).His mother died giving birth to triplets,they also died.James lived in Mabou,married Mary Hawley,and had 5 sons and one Daughter.His son James eventually made his way to Ingonish.If you could help I would greatly appreciate any info.

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Date: Sat Aug 30 16:07:38 2003
Name: Kenneth H. Moore
E-mail: kennethhector@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MACQUARRIE
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Hi: I am doing genealogy of my Great, great grandmother, Jane "Janet" MacQuarrie who married my Great, great grandfather, pioneer Andrew Moore, b. ca 1796 Fifeshire, Scotland, d. ca 1870 in Mabou, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. I was told that Janet father was Hector MacQuarrie either from Cape Breton or Pictou County. I have the Census of the Inhabitants of the Dis