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Date: Sat Jul 3 11:50:14 2004
Name: Louisianne Thibodeau-Griffin
E-mail: loujim@nb.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: Griffin, McGinnis, McInnis
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: WOULD ANYONE HAS ANY INFO ON A WILLIAM GRIFFIN WHO MARRIED A CATHERINE MCINNIS OR MCGINNIS. THEY WOULD HAVE MARRIED IN MARGAREE AND MOVED TO MEAT COVE, CAP BRETON. THEY HAD FIVE CHILDREN, MIKE, DONALD, WILLIAM, CATHERINE, AND MARGARET. DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO WAS THE FATHER OF WILLIAM GRIFFIN????????????

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Date: Thu Jul 8 18:36:23 2004
Name: ANGELA LONGO
E-mail: ANGELA.LONGO@SYMPATICO.CA
URL:
Surnames: TAHON, DESCHAMPS, MONTAGUE, PAGNAN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: i AM SEARCHING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT MY GRANDMOTHER'S FAMILY. SHE WAS MARCHELLINE TAHON PAGNAN AND MARRIED MY GRANDFATHER MARTIN PAGNAN IN 1926 IN NEW WATERFORD. SHE CAME WITH HER FATHER SEBASTIAN TAHON AND MOTHER IRMA DESCHAMPS TAHON IN 1913 AND THEY LIVED IN NEW WATERFORD OR DOMINION. HER FATHER WAS A MINER. THEY ALSO CAME WITH HER UNCLE ARNOLD DESCHAMPS AND HIS WIFE BERTHE AND THEY LIVED IN NEW WATERFORD AND RAN THE DESCHAMPS BUTHCERS FOR MANY YEARS. AND ALSO IRMA'S MOTHER, ALSO IRMA DESCHAMPS (WIDOW) LIVED WITH THE ARNOLD DESCHAMPS. IRMA'S SISTER, CELINE, MARRIED LEON MONTAGUE AND STAYED IN CAPE BRETON. IF ANYONE KNOWS THESE NAMES PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANK YOU

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Date: Sat Jul 10 15:35:48 2004
Name: David Sicling
E-mail: davidsicling@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MUSGRAVE
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Unknown}
Qrytext: Can anyone tell me about Horace MUSGRAVE and his family, please

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Date: Mon Jul 12 19:21:19 2004
Name: Margaret (Peggy) Ouellette
E-mail: turnstone@ns.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: JOHNSTON, KELLY
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext: Seeking any information about Great grandmother, Nora or Norrie (Kelly) Johnston, married to Donald Johnston of Red Islands. She was born in Miramachi and died in Red Islands in C. 1881.

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Date: Tue Jul 13 07:52:45 2004
Name: Morris March
E-mail: morrismarch@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MARCH, LARICK
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext:

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Date: Tue Jul 13 18:30:59 2004
Name: PAULA DEML
E-mail: digginjunkie@charter.net
URL:
Surnames: MACDONNELL, MCDONNELL, LAMEY, MACEACHERN, MACNEIL, MACDONALD
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Looking for any information regarding the families of ALLAN (<1841> - Bef 1891) & ANNE (March 1848 - Aft. 1901)(unknown) MCDONNELL. They had the following children: HUGH THOMAS(1873-?), MARCELLA <1874-?>, MARGARET <1875-?>, DANIEL THOMAS 1879-1927), DONALD A. <1880- ?>, ANDREW <1881-?> & ARCHEY <1881-?>. HUGH T.MACDONNELL (1873-?) married 21 Jan 1900, SARAH LAMEY (1868-?), d/o ALEXANDER LAMEY & ELLEN MACEACHERN. They had the following children: ALLAN JOHN 1900-1979, ALEXANDER 1902-?, ANGUS ALEXANDER 1904-1989 & SARAH ELLEN 1911-?. ALLAN JOHN MACDONNELL (Hugh/Sarah) married MARY MACNEIL (1901-1980). They had the following children: ANNA MARIE, MARGUERITE, PATRICIA, SARAH IRENE & HUGH GENE/EUGENE. ANGUS ALEXANDER MACDONNELL (Hugh/Sarah) married MARGARET MARY MACDONALD. They had the 4 children that I am aware of, one being ALLAN JOSEPH MACDONNELL b: <1934> - d: 1949. DANIEL THOMAS MACDONNELL (1879-1927), my Great Grandfather, married FRANCIS KUS April 17, 1915 in Cobalt Ontario. They had 2 daughters: ANNE EUNICE (1915-1964) & MARGARET (1924-living)

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Date: Wed Jul 14 14:19:59 2004
Name: Steve Gillis
E-mail: stephen.gillis@ns.sympatico. ca
URL: http://www3.ns.sympati co.ca/stephen.gillis/
Surnames: Gillis and MacFarlane
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for information on all Gillis of Cape Breton, As well a Gillis family reunion is in the works for 2005. visit the homepage for details Steve Gillis

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Date: Wed Jul 14 19:01:32 2004
Name: darcie gray
E-mail: dar10gray@yahoo.ca
URL:
Surnames: CARMICHAEL,LANDRY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: My Great Great Great Grandfather was Charles Carmichael 1833-1931,He came from Greenock,Scotland in 1837 with his parents.My family and i are trying to find the name of his wife.I know the name of one child they had-Mary she married Simon Landry,They are my great great grandparents.My mother has a picture of Charles and his wife but no name for her.Also trying to fine info on Simon Landry,We seem to not be able to get beyond him.He was born 1855 died nov 27 1931,Simon and Mary's children were Murrey,Ethel and Freddie(Fredrick)Simon and Mary are buried in Blackbrook Cemetry

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Date: Wed Jul 14 19:07:39 2004
Name: darcie gray
E-mail: dar10gray@yahoo.ca
URL:
Surnames: CARMICHAEL,LANDRY
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: sorry have to aplogize made a mistake on where who was buried in Blackbrook cemetry,Murray and Catherine Landry are bburied in blackbrook Cemetry.Freddie is in Greenwood Cemetery where we believe Simon and Mary are as well,but we are not too sure.Thank you

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Date: Thu Jul 15 09:13:52 2004
Name: Malcolm Ferguson
E-mail: malcolm.ferguson@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: FERGUSON,FERGUSSON,MACLEAN,MACDONALD
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am researching my family tree,the Ferguson's from the Brickyard Rd.Mira,CB.My father was Malcolm William, my mother was Alexis MacLean,my grandfather was Malcolm Ferguson and my grandmother was Isabell nee MacDonald who remaried Angus MacKenzie. My mother's parents were Neil and Mary MacLean nee,MacVicar originally from Catelone. I would be interested in contacting anyone with information pertaining to these families. thanks

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Date: Fri Jul 16 07:48:02 2004
Name: S. Richmond
E-mail: susrichmond@hotmail.com
URL: http://www.wvroadbuilders.com
Surnames: Lockman
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for information about Thomas Lockman and his wife Ann Musgrage (m. 12/22/1800 - St George Church, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) . Especially looking for his connection to Leonard Lockman of Halifax. Thank you.

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Date: Tue Jul 20 18:39:40 2004
Name: Stephen Beaupre
E-mail: Stephen.Beaupre@valley.net URL:
Surnames: MACAULAY, MACDONALD, JOHNSON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Angus MacAULAY b 1807 North Uist, Scotland listed as a sailor, then farmer, lived in Mira Ferry area. His wife Catherine MacDONALD b ca 1814 probably from North Uist as well. Still looking to confirm parents of both people. Is Angus the son of a Donald and Effie Stewart MacDonald? Who are the parents of this Catherine? The 1871 census shows their children to be: John, Ann b 1840, Sara [mar Sam Johnson of Leitches Creek], Mary, Margaret, Katherine, Archie, Donald.

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Date: Mon Jul 26 15:23:13 2004
Name: Richard Gleeson
E-mail: newfie552001@yahoo.com
URL: http://
Surnames: Dwyer
NOTE: County: {Richmond,Victoria,Unknown}
Qrytext: Looking fot=r info on the Dwyer Family, desentents of John Francis Dwyer and Julie Cronin. e-mail newfie552001@yahoo.com

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Date: Wed Jul 28 11:12:17 2004
Name: Rhonda White
E-mail: rhondawhite@nf.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: MACDONALD, MACISAAC
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Looking for info on MacDonalds and MacIsaacs with ties to Strathlorne, Nova Scotia and also to Nfld. James MacDonald(s/o MacAllisdair of Strathlorne) and wife Mary MacIsaac, d/o Murdoch of Strathlorne. These MacDonalds are believed to have come from the Isle of Skye originally. These MacIsaacs have ties to Canna. Also looking for Mary MacIsaac b. circa 1851 Port Hood, or Broad Cove. Was only sister in a family of 9 brothers. Mary and some of her family moved to Nfld and married there. Mary married Donald "Big Dan" MacDonald s/o James MacDonald and Mary MacIsaac. Also searching Mary's first cousin Daniel/Donald MacIsaac and his sister Catherine. Parents are unknown. Daniel/Donald married Sarah "Sally" daughter of James MacDonald and Mary MacIsaac. Catherine married Alexander "Sandy" MacDonald s/o James MacDonald and Mary MacIsaac.

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Date: Fri Jul 30 16:33:42 2004
Name: linda pedersen
E-mail: justthis@telus.net
URL:
Surnames: WHITE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Maude Lillian White,b.1881.M. Robert Conn 1905 in North Sydney.This is my grandmother and we have no information on her birthplace or parents.

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Date: Sat Jul 31 11:51:23 2004
Name: Art Bounds
E-mail: bounds1@comcast.net
URL:
Surnames: BOUNDS
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Joun Bounds, my grandfather, died in 1930. He worked for the town of North Sydney. He lived on Lorne Street and was the father of three children: Robert, John and Rita. Who would I contact in the town (name, business, etc) who could give me more information about John and when he lived in North Sydney? I believe he lived in North Sydney from 1914 to 1930. Thanks.

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Date: Sun Aug 1 09:45:47 2004
Name: Alee Lane
E-mail: Naleelane@aol.com
URL:
Surnames: MCDonald
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I have a document on a BESSIE McDONALD Wells born McKinnons Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada on September 17th, 1882. Father = John McDonald; Mother = Catherine Murphy. The document is signed by Bessie Wells on June 27th, 1946. If this is of interest to anyone - I will send it to you.

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Date: Tue Aug 3 09:04:16 2004
Name: craig ferguson
E-mail: theferguson@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: SIDEBOTHAM, SIDEBOTTOM
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: SEARCHING OUT THE GRAVE OF MY GREAT GRANDFATHER, GEORGE SIDEBOTHAM (ORIGINALLY SIDEBOTTOM) WHO DIED IN GLACE BAY IN APPROX. 1916-1920.sUBJECT HAD WIFE, EMILY, AND TWO CHILDREN WILFRID AND ALICE MAY.FAMILY EMIGRATED TO GLACE BAY FROM UK. SURVIVING FAMILY MEMBERS ALL LEFT CAPE BRETON SHORTLY AFTER.NO DESCENDENTS IN REGION. ALL FAMILY RECORDS ON GRAVE'S LOCATION HAVE BEEN LOST.

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Date: Wed Aug 4 17:42:39 2004
Name: Lisa Talbot
E-mail: cedarcreek@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: CAMPBELL
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I was wondering if anyone out there knew of a Ronald Angus Campbell? His father was Michael Lawrence Campbell and his mother was Geneveive McNeil. He married Annette Blanche Deschambault, he has two children, Colin and Karyn. Ronald's family were from Glace Bay N.S. He had 9 brothers and sisters. I'm really interested in locating Colin and or Karyn or even Blanche

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Date: Fri Aug 6 00:32:59 2004
Name: ET
E-mail: ejt@seanet.com
URL:
Surnames: TUTTY, MCINTOSH
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: I am seeking any information regarding a 'TUTTY/McIntosh' nexus. My great-grandfather (and presumably his Mother) changed names from TUTTY to TOTTY. John T. Totty, Jessica (his mother?) and Johanna (his sister?) are listed on the 1870 US census in Boston, Mass. John's death certificate indicates his mother's maiden name is 'McIntosh.' So far I'm up against the proverbial 'stone wall' in locating any data from Nova Scotia - the place listed as their origin.

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Date: Sat Aug 7 22:39:11 2004
Name: Kristine Bavage
E-mail: bavage@ihug.co.nz
URL:
Surnames: CLARKE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: My Gt Gt Grandmother, Mary Ann CLARKE married in 1847 at Sydney Cape Breton, George Cunningham PAYNE who was serving with the British Army 14th Regiment of Foot. Mary Ann CLARKE was born in 1827 and her parents were Joseph CLARKE ( shipbuilder ) and Margaret. I am searching for any information on this family ?

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Date: Sun Aug 8 18:07:50 2004
Name: Norm Wood
E-mail: granola1@rogers.com
URL:
Surnames: MUNROE
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Richmond}
Qrytext: Norma (Munroe) Wood, daughter of Norman & Mabel Munroe of Sydney River and Loch Lomond, passed away at 4:15 PM on the 7 August 2004, after a long hard fought battle with cancer. She will be missed by her family.

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Date: Tue Aug 10 13:17:19 2004
Name: Joe Whitewood
E-mail: sonofjoe@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: whitewood
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for any info on Whitewoods. My grandfather's name was charles Edward Lindsay Whitewood. He had a younger brother Gordon. They were born in Liscomb but settled in Glace Bay area. Lindsay married Agnes McGrath from Louisbourg. Lindsay was born in 1882. Any info would be most appreciated. Thanks Joe

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Date: Wed Aug 11 12:38:47 2004
Name: Art Bounds
E-mail: bounds1@comcast.net
URL:
Surnames: BOUNDS
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: John Bounds lived in North Sydney, Cape Breton from about 1914 to 1930. During those years he worked for the town. He was married to Phoebe Anderson (Hines). They had two children: John Leslie and Rita. I am trying to obtain information as to those years when he lived in North Sydney and if he had any relatives living within the area. He had a number of brothers and sisters. He was born in Kington, Hereford, England. Thank you.

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Date: Thu Aug 12 14:31:56 2004
Name: Mary
E-mail: Lcameron12@cogeco.ca
URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Would anyone have an obit for Mrs. Madeline (nee Kennedy) Ashade; former wife of Fred Ashade. Madeline died in the Glace Bay area sometime during the spring of 2004. Thank you, Mary in Ontario

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Date: Mon Aug 16 16:42:23 2004
Name: Doreen McNeil
E-mail: dbmcneill@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: MCNEIL , CAMPBELL
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Looking for any info. on Murdoch McNeil married to Mary Campbell-born around 1850's-1860's. Mary Campbell could be a half sister to Mary Nicholson, born in Nova Scotia. Murdoch and Mary had children,my granfather James McNeil, born 1879-80, is one of their children. Any info at all would be greatly appreciated, Thanks

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Date: Mon Aug 16 17:47:52 2004
Name: rosalie giannini
E-mail: rgiannini@highlandtransport .com
URL:
Surnames: DRINKWATER,WARREN,VATERS,LITTLE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: walter mark frederick drinkwater martha warren-drinkwater robert vaters mary anne little-vaters looking for birth-death records, i am grand daughter of

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Date: Tue Aug 17 17:43:51 2004
Name: christine
E-mail: oderkirk@primus.ca
URL:
Surnames: bourquelooking for information on Michael born 1830
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: looking for information for Michael Bourque,born 1830 in the area of St.Peters,he died 1891his wife was Sophia(Bourque)they left by dory and moved to Michael River now called seal river in Prince Edward Island.They had they had 11 children and three could not talk,anyone related to this family or heard of them

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Date: Wed Aug 18 09:55:46 2004
Name: Cathy MacKay
E-mail: mackay1028@earthlink.net
URL:
Surnames: PATE,POTTIE,MOMBOURQUETTE
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I have been searching for information about my great grandmother's family for quite some time! Her name was Victoria Pottie, born 6/27/1891. She died in May 1979. As far as I know, she was the daughter of James Pottie and Annie Mombourquette of L'Ardoise. Her siblings were Alec, Leo, Patrick, Wallace, Daniel, Natalie, Louise and Sophie. The whole family picked up and moved to Manchaug (Sutton) Massachusetts when Victoria was probably still a child. She later married Joseph Guyette and had four children, two of which are still living. Any help would be very much appreciated!

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Date: Wed Aug 18 13:58:54 2004
Name: laurie
E-mail: reddogx35@yahoo.com
URL:
Surnames: CAREY, VIGNEAULT
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: lOOKING FOR INFO ON A JENNIE CAREY MARRIED TO WILLIAM "BILL" VIGNEAULT LIVED IN FLORENCE, CAPE BRTEON JENNIE DIED AT ABOUT 42 YRS. BILL REMARRIED. BILL MOVED TO MARGAREE VALLEY. JENNIE USE TO RUN A CANDY STORE IN FLORENCE.

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Date: Wed Aug 18 14:07:46 2004
Name: LAURIE
E-mail: REDDOGX35@YAHOO.COM
URL:
Surnames: WADDEN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: LOOKING FOR INFO ON THE WADDEN'S WHO LIVED AT WADDEN'S COVE, AND FALSE BAY CAPE BRETON. BENJAMIN WADDEN, STEPHEN WADDEN. MY GREAT GRANDFATHER WAS GEORGE CLARK WADDEN HIS WIFE ELVA MAY PETERS.

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Date: Wed Aug 18 14:13:50 2004
Name: LAURIE
E-mail: REDDOGX35@YAHOO.COM
URL:
Surnames: MACPHERSON,MACINTOSH
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: LOOKING FOR INFO ON THE MACPHERSON, MACINTOSH FAMILIES.MY GRANDFATHER WAS GUSSIE MACPHERSON HIS WIFE JANIE MACINTOSH. GUSSIE WAS FROM SANDLAKE,CAPE BRETON.JANIE WAS FROM PORT MORIEN,CAPE BRETON.JANIE'S FATHER WAS LEANDER MACINTOSH.

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Date: Sat Aug 21 23:18:18 2004
Name: Yvonne Power
E-mail: yvonnepower1@rogers.com
URL:
Surnames: McDonald/Collins/Baine/Bane
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: NEEDING HELP!!! HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR INFO ON JOHN NIEL MCDONALD B. 1843 BIG BRAS D'OR M. ELIZABETH COLLINS BORN IN BADDECK. HE WAS SON OF NIEL MCDONALD AND MARY BAINE/BANE. SHE WAS DAUGHTER OF PATRICK COLLINS AND MARY WALSH? JOHN WENT TO KLONDIKE AND MADE SOME MONEY - HAD 1 DAUGHTER ETHEL. PLEASE HELP ANY INFO WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!

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Date: Wed Aug 25 14:30:37 2004
Name: BillDunbar
E-mail: Bill_Dunbar@msn.com
URL:
Surnames: NICHOLSON
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Helping a cousin with her Archibald Nicholson family that came from Scotland ca 1849. Settled at Cow Bay (Port Morien) A number of the sons moved to Pictou Co. ca 1875 and wondered if any other researchers looking at Nicholsons? Many thanks. Bill in Montana

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Date: Wed Aug 25 22:27:43 2004
Name: Shawn O'neill
E-mail: stoneil@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: O'neill
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: I am looking for any information relating to Samual s o'neill who married Mary c Diggins in inverness. they then moved to Mulgrave in the late 1800 to early 1900.They then had 3 boys EMMETT,JOSEPH, AND JOHN(my grandfather)I was out looking at grave stones and could not find much in mulgrave.

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Date: Thu Aug 26 06:56:23 2004
Name: patricia venedam
E-mail: rxpmv@cdha.nshealth.ca
URL:
Surnames: MACDONALD, CARMICHAEL , PENNY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: lOOKING FOR ANY INFO OR EXSISTING FAMILY TREE ONLINE FOR WALTER and JEAN(CARMICHAEL) MACDONALD FROM ST. GEORGES RIVER. THEIR SON WARREN MARRIED ANNABELLE PENNY FROM YARMOUTH. HER FATHERS NAME WAS FINNELY.

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Date: Fri Aug 27 21:58:49 2004
Name: Lois "Sam"
E-mail: capecod1@bellsouth.net
URL:
Surnames: YOUNG, LeJEUNE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am searching for my cousin, Jefferson Benoit, who lives in North Syndey, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Jefferson and I lost track of each other. I am making a trip to Nova Scotia and want to meet him in person. Can't get a phone number and his emails keep coming back. Hope you can help me ASAP THANKS!!!!!

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