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Date: Sat May 1 20:37:23 2004
Name: Pam Jones
E-mail: slickerdoodles@yahoo.com
URL:
Surnames: THERIAULT
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext: I have hit a brick wall. My Grandfather's name was Percy Theriault. I have no idea his birth date or his parents. Percy married Stella Cournoyea who was born in the French Settlement near Tweed Ontario. Percy had or has a sister Edith who at one time was a school teacher I am assuming in Arichat where they lived. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Date: Sun May 2 10:20:51 2004
Name: Mary
E-mail: Lcameron12@cogeco.ca
URL:
Surnames: MCDONALD, KELLY, HEBERT
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Unknown}
Qrytext: My husband's grandparents and family are listed in the 1901 Bridgeport census. Where is Bridgeport in Cape Breton? Thank you, Mary

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Date: Mon May 3 14:50:24 2004
Name: Maggie Dupe
E-mail: maggie_c02@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: Dupe
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking to find information on spouse,children,siblings of William Dupe b 1815 in England,moved to Newfoundland then to Ingonish,Cape Breton, died in Ingonish around 1881-1891.One son I know of James Thomas Dupe b July 6,1848 Newfoundland,died in Ingonish.

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Date: Thu May 6 15:38:34 2004
Name: Pamela Gardiner
E-mail: pamela@carrollandcompany.info
URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: How do you pronounce the surname: Breton?

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Date: Sat May 8 15:06:37 2004
Name: Viola Seward
E-mail: lola@i29.net
URL:
Surnames: LANDRY< MCLEOD< MCDOUGALL & TREMBLAY.
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: Hello. My McLeod family came to Canada after 1863. My McDougall family after ca 1790. My Tremblay family was from Quebec. But my LANDRY family!!!Been told Landry was also Bouton. All i know is my Landry was Chippewa. Mary Landry married Duncan McDougall. Catherine McDougall married Raphael Tremblay. Annie Tremblay married Alexander McLeod. Any and all help needed except on Tremblay. Thank you. Viola.

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Date: Mon May 10 18:56:51 2004
Name: Patty Finn
E-mail: pattyfinn@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: JONES, ALEXANDER _JONES, GEORGE_JONES, ANN
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: HELLO, I AM TRYING LOCATE INFORMATION ABOUT MY GREAT GRANDFATHER AND MY GRANDFATHER. ALEXANDER JONES MARRIED ANN CAMPBELL. THEY WERE MY GRANDFATHERS PARENTS. MY GRANDFATHER WAS GEORGE W. JONES BORN SEPTEMBER 1874. I FOUND SOME INFORMATION ON MY GRANDFATHER THAT SAID HE (GEORGE W. JONES) WAS BORN IN 'PORT HABOUR, CAPE BRETON NOVA SCOTIA' I CAN'T FIND ANYTHING ON PORT HARBOUR. COULD SOMEONE HELP ME. THANK YOU

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Date: Tue May 11 07:29:32 2004
Name: richard venskus
E-mail: elliemay674@msn.com
URL:
Surnames: OWENS,GIBBONS
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: TRING TO FIND ANY INFO ON PETER N OWENS BORN 1887 FATHER PETER BORN NOVA SCOTIA MOTHER ANNA RICHARDS BORN IN ENGLAND WIFES NAME MARIE GIBBONS THANK YOU

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Date: Tue May 11 08:11:43 2004
Name: Lorraine
E-mail: uv777@ns.sympatico.ca
URL: none
Surnames: Adamson,McKay
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I am looking for anyone who may be connected to George Adamson,North Sydney.He married Betsy McKay from Concord, Pictou Co.Betsy's parents were Samuel and Isabella Smith.George and Betsy were living in North Sydney in 1904 at the time of her mothers death.Any info on this family would be appreciated .Thanks

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Date: Tue May 11 20:53:02 2004
Name: William Martin
E-mail: wmartin740@wmconnect.com
URL:
Surnames: NICHOLAS MARTIN,CHARLOTTE (PHILPOT)MARTIN
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Anyone connected to the Martin & Philpot family of Port Hawkesbury .Would like to hear from you.Sons were Jediah born 1869,William born1872,Laura born1874,Brothren born 1876.Charlotte Martin died 1876Nicholas Martin died around 1925

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Date: Wed May 12 18:16:26 2004
Name: wilma boutilier
E-mail: wilmaboutilier@hotmail.com URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I am looking for any information on John Brown and Ellen MacVarish who had three children - Mary Ellen b. 1885, William b. 1886, Joseph b. 1890 in or around Reserve Mines or Glace Bay, C.B., Nova Scotia. Any info. would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Date: Thu May 13 12:51:38 2004
Name: lorraine
E-mail: uv777@ns.sympatico.ca
URL: none
Surnames: ADAMSON , SMITH, MCKAY
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Sorry but i made a mistake when i posted the last query I'm looking for anyone who may be connected to George Adamson, North Sydney. He married Betsy Smith,from Concord, Pictou Co.Betsys parents were Samuel and Isabella {Balfour} Smith.At the time of her mothers death in 1904 George and Betsy were living in North Sydney. .Any info on this family would be appreciated . Thanks.

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Date: Fri May 14 12:25:12 2004
Name: Phyllis
E-mail: barry.mcneill@sympatico.ca URL:
Surnames: MacWilliams
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: In the 1881 census there is a Donald MacWilliams shown as a clergyman in North Sydney. Does anyone know his parents names and if he had any siblings? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance

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Date: Sat May 15 19:32:36 2004
Name: William Martin
E-mail: wmartin740@wmconnect.com
URL: wmartin740@wmconnect.com
Surnames: Nichlas Martin
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Nichlas Martin was married to Charlotte Philpott and they had 4 sons Jediah,William,Leura,Brothren. Nichlas second wife was Sarah & they seven childen .Janet,Peter,Norman,Florence,Ina,Marion,Margaret.Any Info on the Nichlas Martin I would be interested in . Bill Martin

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Date: Sun May 16 20:25:24 2004
Name: Pat Moffitt
E-mail: pmoffitt@telus.net
URL:
Surnames: MacEachean,MacDonald"Post"
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I am looking for Mary MacEachean or MacEachern. Her father was called "Yankee" Angus and was from Mount Young, Cape Breton. She married Roderick (Ruairidh Iain Phosta) from Mount Young. They are my grandparents.

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Date: Sun May 16 20:43:48 2004
Name: Pat Moffitt
E-mail: pmoffitt@telus.net
URL:
Surnames: MACDONALD 'POST', MACEACHEAN
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I am looking for 2 books of "Mabou Pioneers Vol I"by A.D. MacDonald, 2 books of "Fair is the Place" by John Colin and Mildred MacDonald and one of "History of Inverness County" by J.L:. MacDougald

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Date: Mon May 17 15:54:05 2004
Name: Charlene James
E-mail: ccjames_24@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: MORRISON,MUNROE,MACLEOD,BURNS,
NOTE: County: Victoria
Qrytext: I am looking for any relatives/info on my g.g.grandparents Dan(Donald?)Murdock MORRISON and Effie Christena(Christy) MacLeod dob Oct.9,1865. They had 2 children Mary dob May.18,1888 and John nov.8,1890.born at Little Narrows. Christy mother as listed on a 1901 census was Mary, dob was June 15,1837 and brothers Malcom dob Sept.18,1869 and Murdock,dob Dec.30,1871 Any info/ relatives of my g.g grandparents Michael BURNS dob August 10,1806??? and Effie Christena MUNROE dob Oct.15,1868??? from Gabarus area. They had 7 children, one being my g.grandmother Maud Christena Burns who married John MORRISON. I would appreciate any info.

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Date: Sun May 23 12:23:03 2004
Name: Mary Harvey
E-mail: mlsh@nf.sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: BENOIT-BENNETT
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: looking for a connection between Benjamin Benoit B;Dec.6-1826 and Alexander Benoit b;April-1856.A phone number for churches in Arichat and Cheticamp would be a big help. thanks in advance.

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Date: Wed May 26 14:16:56 2004
Name: Clem
E-mail: clemgen@blueyonder.co.uk
URL:
Surnames: CLEMENTS,STRICKLAND
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: Looking for information on CLEMENTS and STRICKLANDS from the Glace bay and surrounding areas

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Date: Wed Jun 2 16:17:52 2004
Name: Richard Gleeson
E-mail: newfie552001@yahoo.com
URL:
Surnames: Dwyer
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am looking for information on the family of John Francis Dwyer and Julie Cronin, they both were born in Kelligrews, NL went to NS in the early 1900"s. Richard Gleeson e-mail newfie552001@yahoo.com

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Date: Fri Jun 4 16:26:33 2004
Name: Wendy Travis
E-mail: wendy.travis@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: MACRAE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I am looking for family information about Annie J. Macrae born 1883 in Cape Breton. Would like to know who her parents were. She had a sister Catherine and an Aunt Katherine (both Macrae's).

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Date: Sat Jun 5 19:32:01 2004
Name: Michele Doucette
E-mail: michele.doucette@nf.sympat ico.ca
URL: http://www.geocit ies.com/Heartland/Meadows/2700/
Surnames: MCIVER, STEWART
NOTE: County: Victoria
Qrytext: I am looking for validation/verification of a marriage between a John McIver and a Christina Stewart about 1840 in Baddeck.

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Date: Mon Jun 7 19:55:51 2004
Name: shirley day
E-mail: shirley.day@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: BOUDREAU,MARTELL
NOTE: County: Richmond
Qrytext: MY MOTHER ( MARTHA BOUDREAU) WAS BORN ON AUGUST 22 1915,AND SHE HAD A TWIN BROTHER WHO DIED APPROX. 10 DAYS AFTER HER.aLSO THEIR MOTHER MARIE BOUDREAU(MARTELL) WIFE OF BARTHELEMEW DIED WITHIN 2 WEEKS OF THE BIRTHS.HOWEVER I CAN'T FIND RECORDS OF THE DEATHS.THEY LIVED IN D'ESCOUSSE AND WERE PARENTS OF 2 OLDER CHILDREN CLARENCE AND REGINA. ANY INFO WILL HELP,I'LL BE THER IN C.B. FOR THE 1ST 3 WEEKS OF JULY AND HOPE TO FIND SOME DATA. THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN PUT ME ON TO. REGARDS SHIRLEY DAY(BOUDREAU)

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Date: Tue Jun 8 15:27:48 2004
Name: mary daniel
E-mail: nonsmoker@eastlink.com
URL: NONE
Surnames: BURKE,MARY,LOUISE
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: HOW CAN I GET IN TOUCH WITH SOMEONE WHO CAN PROVIDE ME WITH BOOKS FROM LOUISBOURG ABOUT STREETS,EARLY FISH PLANT ST ORIES,OLD CATHOLIC CHURCH IN OLDTOWN ETC ETC I AM A LOUISBOURGER LIVING AWAY.THANKS TO ALL CHETC,ETC

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Date: Wed Jun 9 21:47:18 2004
Name: Maggie Goodeve-Marple
E-mail: m.marple@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: HARRIS & LEWIS; MORGAN & SNOW
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: {HARRIS} HECTOR HARRIS of Nfld. (b.&d. date unknown) MARRIED a SARAH LEWIS (b.&d. date unknown). These 2 people would be my great grandparents. Not very much info. to go by & only going by the MARRIAGE REGISTER of my grandparents HECTOR EDWARD HARRIS & SARAH (SADIE) BEATRICE MORGAN. Number of children produced by HECTOR HARRIS & SARAH LEWIS is unknown & know of only 2 so far; HECTOR E. HARRIS b. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Jan. 21st, 1907 - d. London, Ontario Dec. 6th, 1978; & NELLIE HARRIS (could have possibly been born in Nova Scotia as well?) Only know of NELLIE HARRIS due to Nellie being a witness to the union between Hector E. Harris & Sarah (Sadie) B. Morgan, who were married on November 10th, 1930 @ NEW ABERDEEN, CAPE BRETON, N.S. Just looking for more children produced by HECTOR HARRIS & SARAH LEWIS/siblings of their son HECTOR EDWARD HARRIS and daughter NELLIE HARRIS. If any of these names look/sound familiar, please forward any info. to my e-mail addy.

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Date: Wed Jun 9 21:48:39 2004
Name: Maggie Goodeve-Marple
E-mail: m.marple@sympatico.ca
URL:
Surnames: HARRIS & LEWIS; MORGAN & SNOW
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: {MORGAN} WILLIAM J. MORGAN of Nfld. (b.&d. date unknown) MARRIED a MARY EMMA SNOW (b.&d. date unknown). These 2 people would be my great grandparents. Not very much info. to go by & only going by the MARRIAGE REGISTER of my grandparents SARAH (SADIE) BEATRICE MORGAN & HECTOR EDWARD HARRIS. Number of children produced by WILLIAM J. MORGAN & MARY E. SNOW is unknown & know of only 2 so far; SARAH (SADIE) B. MORGAN b. Nov.(?) 11th(?), 1911 - d. London, Ontario Dec. 22nd, 1960; & THOMAS MORGAN (birth location for both unknown but guessing Port Morien N.S. as I cannot make out the writing on the Marriage Register for Sarah (Sadie) B. Morgan & Hector E. Harris. Only know of THOMAS MORGAN due to Thomas being a witness to the union between Sarah (Sadie) B. Morgan & Hector E. Harris, who were married on Nov. 10th, 1930 @ NEW ABERDEEN, CAPE BRETON, N.S. Just looking for more children produced by WILLIAM J. MORGAN & MARY EMMA SNOW/siblings of their daughter SARAH (SADIE) BEATRICE MORGAN and their son THOMAS MORGAN. If any of these names look/sound familiar, please forward any info. to my e-mail addy.

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Date: Fri Jun 11 15:32:20 2004
Name: DIANA GLENCROSS
E-mail: dilee@hfx.eastlink.ca
URL:
Surnames: mclean
NOTE: County:
Qrytext: I was wondering if anyone knows a Charles Mclean born about 1800 in scotland lived in cape Breton for awhile then moved to New Brunswick maybe via PEI

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Date: Mon Jun 14 12:53:38 2004
Name: Jewel Brown
E-mail: irish126@prodigy.net
URL:
Surnames: Brown
NOTE: County: Cape Breton
Qrytext: I have a picture of my Grandfather Thomas J. Brown rideing in a open car with H.R.H. duke of connaught,son of Queen victoria, then Governor General of canada for the unveiling of a Cairn in sydney Mines on August 3, 1912. is ther anyone out there that would be able to check the papers for anymore pictures or articles that might be available. would appreciate any help. I tried to e-mail the sydney Mines Heritage society, but the site isn't functioning and my message wouldn't go through. regards Jewel Brown US

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Date: Mon Jun 14 16:31:22 2004
Name: Colin Campbell
E-mail: CCampb8169@aol.com
URL:
Surnames:
NOTE: County: Unknown
Qrytext: My Grandfather owned a farm in Judique. It was 90 acres. He gave it to the church. I remember visiting it when I was 8 years old in 1962. I would like to visit again but everyone who knows where it is is dead. His name was Thomas or Angus Campbell.If anyone has any knowledge of this please e-mail me.

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Date: Tue Jun 22 09:59:40 2004
Name: Malcolm Matheson
E-mail: sweephard@hotmail.com
URL:
Surnames: Hutchins, Hutchings
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness}
Qrytext: Daisy, Harold & Ethel Hutchins are British Home Children that arrived in CB in 1902. Daisy married Sam Pearo and raised a family in Mill Creek Boularderie. They are my Grandparents. Harold was married when he enlisted at florence for service in WW1 and was killed in France 1916. Ethel was sent to live with McMillan's at Lake Ainslie. I would like to communicate with any descendants/cousins.

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Date: Tue Jun 22 11:49:22 2004
Name: Robert MacPhail
E-mail: rmacphail2@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: MACPHAIL & related families
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness,Richmond,Victoria}
Qrytext: I'm renewing my submission on my search of MacPhails of Cape Breton Island,if anyone would like to swap info please contact me.If you have contacted me in the past lets refresh our connections,thank you.

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Date: Mon Jun 28 08:12:54 2004
Name: Bryan White
E-mail: vicnbib@nbnet.nb.ca
URL:
Surnames: WHITE, USHER
NOTE: County: {Cape Breton,Inverness}
Qrytext: LOOKING FOR RELATIVES OF EUSEBE WHITE B:1877 AND MARRIED TO MARY MARGARET USHER B:1887 D:1949 RESIDENTS OF SYDNEY NS 1900

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Date: Mon Jun 28 14:11:41 2004
Name: Marlene MacDonald Cheng
E-mail: mcmcheng@shaw.ca
URL:
Surnames: MacDonald, MacEachern
NOTE: County: Inverness
Qrytext: Searching for information on Sarah Anne MacDonald (possibly MacDonnell or MacDonell), born 14 May 1858 (according to 1901 census for Havre au Bouche), married in Havre au Boucher on 3 Feb 1874 to James (Seamus Dubh an Gobha) MacEachern. James' family was from Hillsdale, back of Judique. James was a blacksmith in Havre Boucher. Sarah was my great-grandmother; I haven't had any luck tracing which MacDonald family she came from. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

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