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Community surnames extracts from Seary's Names of the Island of Newfoundland, 1835 Voters Lists, 1864-65 Hutchinson 1871 Lovell's Directory, 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory, 1898 McAlpine's Directory, 1904 McAlpine's as well as some parish records and cemetery inscriptions.

There were names in these communities that were not picked up by Seary and I believe that the some of the entries for the earlier Hr. Grace (HGRC) were surnames of these Conception Bay communities

A couple of examples of why I believe this is as follows:

Barron/Barren (Holyrood) There is a James on the 1835 Voters List for Holyrood and on the 1864-65 directory as a fisherman. Seary shows a James Barron or Barren of Hr. Grace Parish, 1806 (NF. Archives HGRC)

Targate (Holyrood): There is a John Targate on the 1835 Voters List for Holyrood, as well as on the 1864-65 directory and the Targate surname still appeared on the 1871 Lovell's, although John was no longer listed. Seary shows a John Targate of Hr. Grace, 1813 (NF Archives HGRC)

Based on the above, I believe that one can safely assume that if this name appears to be a match for one of your ancestors from the Conception Bay Centre area, ten chances to one, it is. The people "up the bay" as it was called, used St. Paul's Anglican and Immaculate Conception Parish till they became a part of the parish of Brigus in 1833.

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COMMUNITY       		SURNAMES

Avondale:

Ade, Anthony, Aspell, Baker, Brien, Butler, Cahill, Cantwell, Cooke, Costello, Courage, Curran, Dalton, Devereaux, Doyle, Dunn, Ezekiel, Fitzgerald, Flaherty, Flannigan, Flynn, Furey, Gorman, Grace, Gushue, Hannifan Hennessy, Hayes, Joy, Keating, Kehoe, Kelly, Kennedy, Knowland, Lyons, Lyver, McGee, McGrath, Mahaney, Mason, Meaney, Molloy, Moore, Murray, Neale, Neil, Nolan, Nowlan, Nugent, O'Brien, O'Connell, O'Flaherty, O'Gorman, O'Kelly, O'Neil, Parsley, Pendergast, Penney, Power, Quinlan, Redmond, Scevier, Smith, Sullivan, Terry, Toole, Wade, Walsh,


ADE

a surname of England and France; in England a pet form of the baptismal name Adam (see ADAMS), in France where it is also an old baptismal name, from a Germanic source ? adal - noble. (Reaney, Dauzat 69).

In Newfoundland:

Michael Aide of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1881

Mary Aide of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Aug 1881

Alice Aide married at Hr. Main Parish, Aug 1893

Modern Status:
At Long Pond, Manuels


ANTHONY:

a baptismal name and surname of England, Wales and Ireland, Ant (h) oine of France, Anthony and Ant (h) oine of the Channel Islands, from the Latin personal name Antonius, of unknown origin, the name of many saints. Withycombe comments on the spelling and pronunciation: "The intrusive h in the spelling Anthony was a later development, and seems not to appear before the late 16th century. It may have been the result of false etymologizing, for Camden (1605) derives the name from Greek anthos (flower). The h is, of course, silent, but there is some danger nowadays of a spelling pronunciation (already in use in USA), and the older spelling is to be preferred.(Reaney, Withycombe, Turk). Guppy found Anthony mostly in South Wales, and in smaller number in Norfolk, Derbyshire and Devon; McLysaght in Waterford since the 17th century.

In Newfoundland:

R., Anthony of Gasters, 1801 (CO 199.18)

James Anthony, of Gasters, 1835 (Voters List)

Martha Anthony of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1865

Martha Anthony of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main parish, April 1970

James Anthony, farmer of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Michael Anthony, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Agnes Anthony of Gasters married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1879

Anastasia Anthony of Gasters married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1879

James Anthony of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1883

Robert Anthony of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1884

Jas Anthony, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Anthony, laborer of Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Anthony, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:

small numbers in several communities in the Con. Bay and elsewhere.


ASPELL:

a surname of England and Ireland; in England from the English place names Aspall (Suffolk) or Aspal (Lancashire), or (dweller in the) valley overgrown with aspens, or (dweller on the) aspen hill. In Ireland, Aspell is a variant of Archbold (Archibald) in east Leinster. (Bardsley, Ekwall, MacLysaght).

In Newfoundland:

William Aspel, St. John's married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 07, 1883

William Aspell, Salmon Cove, sectionman R.R. (1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

William Aspell, Salmon Cove, ry sec foreman (1898 McAlpine's Directory)

William Aspell, Avondale Cemetery died Oct 12, 1921 age 67 yrs

Modern Status:

rare


BAKER:

a surname of England, Ireland and Guersney (Channel Islands) from the Old English occuptional name bucere - baker. (Reaney, Turk). Guppy found the name widespread in England, especially in Monmouth, Suffolk, Surrey and Sussex. It is also widespread in Devon (Matthews) and in Ireland (MasLysaght). BAXTER (formerly in St. John's, Electors 1955) from Old English bxcestre, the feminine of bxcers is found mainly in East Anglia.

In Newfoundland:

Richard Baker, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Henry Baker of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1872

Edward Baker of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish., Jan 1879

Henry Baker, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Baker, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Timothy Baker, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Henry Baker, Salmon Cove, S.S., farmer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Richard Baker, Salmon Cove, S.S., farmer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Baker, Salmon Cove, S.S., farmer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Richard Baker, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish., Apr 1900

Modern Status:

Widespread


BRIAN (O): (O) BRIEN, BRYAN (T), surnames, in one or more of the preceding variants, of England, Scotland, Ireland and France, from a Breton personal name containing the element bri - height, dignity, esteem (Dauzat, Black), or from a " Keltic (Old Welsh/Irish) name containing the element bre - hill" (Cottle), of simular form and significance. See also BRYNE. (MacLysaght, Reaney). As a baptismal name "Brian or Bryan has from early times been a favourite in Ireland on account of the national hero Brian Boroimhe; but it was,during the Middle Ages, equally popular in England...[when] for several centuries it was a favorite, as the many common surnames derived from it testify....it survived in Yorks [hire] Westmoreland, Cheshire, Lanc [ashire] until the 18th century, but gradually fell into disuse and came to be regarded as as exclusively Irish name. It is still used In Brittany and has come back into use in England durin the present century" (Withycomb). As a family name in England, Reaney, who gives twelve variants, maintains that in the south it is a Breton personal name introduced by the Normans, and, according to Black, "by Bretons who among the Normans in the invasion of England", but in the north "it is O[ld] Ir [ish] Brian, bought by Norsemen from Iceland...to Cumberland and across the Pennines into Yorkshire." In Scotland, Black cites the forms Brian, Brien and Bryan, and ascribes the Breton origin to them, as does Dauzat, Briant, Briend. In Ireland, MacLysaght sees the family O'Brien, O'Briain "deriving from the familyof King Brian Boru", but notices that O'Brien may also be a synonym of O'Bryne (SEE BRYNE), of Bryan, and of MacBryan, Mac Braoin. Guppy traced Bryan widespread, especially in Leicestershire and Rutlandshire and Oxford shire, Bryant especially in Somerset and Wiltshire.Spiegalehalter traced Brian, Bryan (t) in Devon. Matthews traced Brien, Bryan in Ireland, Devon and Dorset.Briant and Bryant in Devon. MacLysaght found O'Brien "now very numerous in other provinces as well as Munster, being the fifth most numerous name in Ireland", Bryan " The name of a prominent Anglo-Norman family settled in Co. Kilkenny", and MacBryan, sometimes changed to O'Brien in Cos. Fermanagh and Cavan.

In Newfoundland:

William Brien of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1866

Edward O. Brine, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Maurice Brine, planter of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Patrick Brine, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Brine, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Brine, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Edward O'Brien, fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James O'Brien, fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John O'Brien, Snr,, fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Lawrence J. O'Brien, fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Lawrence O'Brien, Snr., fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John O'Brien, Jnr., fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Christopher O'Brien, fisherman of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Lawrence O'Brien, Jnr., planter of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:

O'Brien - widespread especially at Bell Island and Topsail


BUTLER:

a surname of England and Ireland, from Old French bouteillier - servant in charge of the wine-cellar, usually the head servant. "In some early examples, an officer of high rank nominally connected with the supply and importation of wine". (Reany). Later examples may be for Bottler - maker of (leather) bottles. Guppy found Butler widespread. Spiegelhalter traced it in Devon. MacLysaght found it widespread in all provinces except Ulster. Black comments that Butler appears to have been ousted in Scotland by SPENCE.

In Newfoundland:

George Butler, of Gasters, 1801 (CO 1991.18)

Philip Butler of Gasters, 1835 (Voters List)

Patrick Butler, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Bridget Butler of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1882

Anastasia Butler of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1884

Susan Butler of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1888

John Butler, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Anthony Butler, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Butler, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Butler, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:

widespread


CAHILL:

a surname of Ireland, O Cathail, "The personal name Cathal, now generally made Charles, means valor" (MasLysaght). MacLysaght traced (O) Cahill in Cos. Clare, Kerry and Tipperary, Mac Cahill mainly in Cos. Donegal and Cavan.

In Newfoundland:

William Cahill, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Mary Cahill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1871

Patrick Cahill of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1872

Kate Cahill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1875

John Cahill of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1876

Eliza Cahill of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1881

Thomas Cahill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1890

Patrick Cahill, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Cahill, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Cahill, farmer of Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Cahill, farmer of Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Cahill, farmer of Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Cahill, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Cahill, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Cahill, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Cahill, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:

scattered


CANTWELL: a surname of England and Ireland, from the English place name Kentwell (Suffolk), in Ireland "completely hibernicized from the twelfth century" (MacLysaght). (Bardsley, Ekwall, MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:

Nicholas Cantwell of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1865

William Cantwell, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1869

Nicholas Cantwell, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Catherine Cantwell, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1874

Eliza J. Cantwell, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1894

Sarah Cantwell, of Avondale married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1896

William Cantwell, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Cantwell, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Nicholas Cantwell, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Barnaby Cantwell, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Cantwell, Snr., fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Cantwell, Jnr., fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Cantwell, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Nicholas Cantwell, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Bernard Cantwell, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Cantwell, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern Status:

especially in St. John's and Harbour Main


COOKE:

surnames of England, Scotland and Ireland, Cook of the Channel Islands, from Old English coc - cook, or seller of cooked meats; Also in Ireland, (Mac) Cooke may be for Scots MacCook or MacCuagh in Ulster and for MacDhabhoc in Connacht. See COKE, COX. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Turk). Guppy found Cook (e) widespread in England; MacLysaght found (Mac) Cooke in Leinster, Ulster and Connacht.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas Cooke, b. 1835, of Parish of Cashin, Co. Tipperary, Ireland married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1867

Thomas Cooke, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Richard Cooke of Gasters, age 11 died 1883, son of Thomas & Ellen (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

James Cooke of Gasters, age 26 died 1894 son of Thomas & Ellen (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

Thomas Cooke, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-87 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Cooke, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Bride Cooke, of Gasters, died 1896, daughter of Thomas & Ellen (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

Thomas Cooke, miner of Salmon Cove Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Cooke, miner of Salmon Cove Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Cooke, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Cooke, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Cooke, fisherman of Avondale, 1 904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael J. Cooke, age 26 died at Avondale, 1909 (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

Ellen Cooke, age 67 died at Avondale, 1913 (Avondale Cemetery - B 14)

Modern Status:

Cook widespread, Cooke rare.


COSTELLO:

a surname of Ireland, MacOisdealbhaigh. "Oisdealb was the name of one of the sons of Gilbert de Nangle, and this is the first example of a Normal family assuming a Mac name. The use of the prefix O is erroneous, though it does occasionally occur in 17th century records" (MacLysaght). Cottle suggests that Costello is properly "son of Jocelyn" in an Irish form. See NANGLE.(MacLysaght , Cottle). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Mayo and formerly as Costellow in Sussex by Guppy.

In Newfoundland:

Joseph Costello of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1861

James Costello of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1863

Patrick Costello of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1865

Mary Coslow, shopkeeper, of Salmon Cove (now Avondale) (1864-65 Hutchinson's Directory)

Catherine Costello of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1865

Joseph (and others, of Salmon Cove (now Avondale) and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Daniel Costello, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Costello, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Costello, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Michael Costello, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Patrick Costello, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Costeloe, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Martin Costello, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Daniel Costello of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1877

Martin J. Costelloe, fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Costelloe, Snr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Costelloe, fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Martin Costelloe, Jnr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Costelloe, Snr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Costelloe, Jnr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Costelloe, Snr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Costelloe, fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Costelloe, fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Dan Costelloe, Jnr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Costelloe, Jnr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Costelloe, Snr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Costelloe, Jnr., fisherman of Gasters 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Especially in the Harbour Main and Ferryland districts ***********************************************************************

COURAGE:

a surname of England, with COURISH, ? a Newfoundland variant, from Old French corage, curage, Middle English corage - sprint, mind , bravery; or from the English place Courage (Berkshire); or from Cowridge Eng (Bedfordshire) "which came to be pronounced Courage and is now pronounced Scourge End" (Reaney); or a variant of Kerrich, Kerridge from the Old English personal name Cyneric family ruler, or from the English place name Kerridge (Cheshire, Devon). (Reaney). Traced in Dorset.

In Newfoundland:

John Courage, of Harbour Grace, 1780, of Gasters 1790 (CO 199.18) Plantation Record # 348 at Gasters, cut out of woods by his father

Modern status:

Courage, scattered


CURRAN:

a surname of Ireland, Currane in Co. Kerry, O Corrain, but also for (Mac)Curreen, Curren, Mac Corraidhin and (O) Curreen, Currin, O Cuirin. (MacLysaght). See also CAREEN. MacLysaght found (O) Curran "now numerous in all the provinces."

In Newfoundland:

Martin Currin, of Northern Arm, Salmon Cove (now Avondale), 1805 (CO 199.18)

Patrick Curran, Sr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Curran, Jr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Curran, Sr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Curran, Jr., fisherman of Middel Arm, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory

Martin Curran, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Curran, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered


DALTON:

a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland, in England from the English place name Dalton (Durham, Lancashire, Northhumberland, Westmorland and Yorkshire), or (dweller or worker at the) farm in the dale; in Scotland probably from Dalton (Northumberland); in Ireland it was formerly D'Alton, de Dalatun, an Anglo-Norman family, or a variant of Dalton, Daughton, that is, d'Auton, also of Anglo-Norman origin. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). Traced by Guppy in Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire; by Matthews in Hampshire, Devon and Cork; and by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare, Westmeath and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:

William, ? of Salmon Cove, ? 1752 (CO 194.13)

Edward, of Northern Arm, Salmon Cove (now Avondale), 1797 (CO 199.18)

Modern status:

Widespread

* No other entries for this SURNAME for this community


DEVEREAUX DEVERE(A)UX:

surnames of England and Ireland, from the French place name Evreux (Eure). (Reaney, Cottle). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Wexford and as Devery and Deverill in Cos. Leix and Offaly.

In Newfoundland:

John Devereaux, of Gasters (Conception Bay.), 1818 (D'Alberti 28)

John Devereaux, of Gasters, (1835 Voters List)

Ellen Devereaux, of Gasters married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1858

John Devereux, miner of Salmon Cove, (1864-65 Hutchinson's Directory)

John Devereux, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Ellen Devereaux, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1877

Mary Devereaux, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1878

John Devereaux, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1880

Richard Devereaux, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1886

Michael Devereaux, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Apr 1893

John Devereaux, fisherman of Gasters (Salmon Cove),

1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Richard Devereaux, fisherman of Gasters (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Devereaux, fisherman of Gasters (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Con Devereaux, fisherman of Gasters (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Devereuax, fisherman of Gasters (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially at Avondale.


DOYLE:

a surname of Ireland, (O) Doyle, O Dubhghaill, Ir. dubh - black, gall - foreigner, of Norse origin. (Reaney, MacLysaght). MacLysaght describes (O) Doyle as one of the most numerous names in Leinster,

In Newfoundland:

Mary Doyle of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1870

John Doyle, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Thomas Doyle, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Bridget Doyle of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1877

Patrick Doyle of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1878

Michael Doyle of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1882

Robert Doyle, fisherman of Dock Ridge (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Doyle, Jr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Doyle, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Doyle, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Doyle, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Doyle, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Doyle, Sr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Doyle, Sr., fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread,


DUNN:

a surname of England, Ireland and Scotland; in England from an Old English personal name Dun, Old English dunn - dull brown, dark, swarthy; in Ireland (O) Dunne,O Duinn or O Doinn,Ir. donn - brown, "usually spelt with the final e"; in Scotland originally from Celtic donn - brown or from a Scots place name ? Dun (Angus). (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Black). Guppy traced Dunn in ten countries, including especially Yorkshire, Durham, Northumberland, Warwickshire, Devon and Dorset and found it widespread south of the forth and Clyde. MacLysaght found (O)Dunn(e) "one of the most numerous name in the Middle countries."

In Newfoundland:

Thomas, ? of Salmon Cove (Conception Bay.) ? 1752 (CO 194.13)

Michael Dunn, of Gasters, 1835 (Voter's List)

Thomas Dume, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Dume, fisherman of Middle Arm, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Dunn, scattered; Dunne scattered, especially at St John's


EZEKIEL:

a baptismal name and surname of England, from the Hebrew - May God strengthen, the name of one of the major prophets. The surname was borne by a Jewish family of Devon, the best-known members of which were Abraham (1757 - 1806) minature-painter and scientific optian, and Solomon (1781 - 1867), writer. (Whithcombe, DNB).

In Newfoundland:

James Ezekiel, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1859

Samuel Ezekiel, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1867

Peter Ezekiel, Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1870

Philip Ezekiel, farmer of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove N.S., 1871 (Lovell's)

Thomas Ezekiel, farmer of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove N.S., 1871 (Lovell's)

James Ezekiel, farmer of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove N.S., 1871 (Lovell's)

Mary Ezekiel, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1882

Mary Jos. Ezekiel, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1888

Mary Anne Ezekiel, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1891

James Ezekiel, Stn. Rd, Salmon Cove, farmer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Ezekiel, Back Cove, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1989 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Ezekiel, Back Cove, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1989 (McAlpine's Directory)

Samuel Ezekiel, Back Cove, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1989 (McAlpine's Directory)

Philip Ezekiel, Back Cove, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1989 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Ezekiel, Avondale, fisherman, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Ezekiel, Avondale, fisherman, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Samuel Ezekiel, Avondale, fisherman, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Philip Ezekiel, Avondale, fisherman, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered especially at Harbour Main and Corner Brook.


FITZGERALD:

a surname of England and Ireland, in Irish MacGerailt - son of Gerald. (Reaney, MacLysaght). Traced by Spiegelhalter in Devon and found "very numerous" by MacLysaght.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas Fitzgerald, merchant and miner of Salmon Cove, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread.

* Only entry for this surname


FLAHERTY:(O) FLAHERTY

surnames of Ireland, Oflaithbheartaigh - bright ruler. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Kerry and Galway,

In Newfoundland:

Edward, of Gasters, 1859 (Nfld. Archives T 14)

Mary Flaherty, of Gaster married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1859

Ellen Flaherty, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main, Nov 1863

Edmund Flaherty, planter and farmer of Gasters, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Joseph Flaherty, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Patrick Flaherty, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Edward Flaherty, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Flaherty, Sr., fisherman of Dock Ridge, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Flaherty, Jr., fisherman of Dock Ridge, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Flaherty, fisherman of Dock Ridge, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Flaherty, at Avondale. O'Flaherty, Scattered.


FLANNIGAN FLAN(N)IGAN:

for the surname of Ireland (O)Flannagan, OFlannagain, Ir. flann - red, ruddy. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Fermanagh, Offaly and Roscommon.

In Newfoundland:

John Flanagan, of Gasters, 1790 (CO 199.18)

Edward Flannigan, age 73 died at Salmon Cove, April 1858 (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

Anne Flannigan, age 73, died at Salmon Cove, May 1887 (Avondale, Cemetery - B14)

Catherine Flannigan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1864

Patrick Flannagan, farmer of Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Anne Flannigan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1873

Michael Flannigan, planter of Salmon Cove, 1877

(Rochfort's Business Directory)

Patrick Flannigan, fisherman of Station Road, Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory

John Flannigan, fisherman of Station Road, Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Flanigan, rare at Avondale; Flannigan, scattered.


FLYNN: (O) FLYNN,

surnames of Ireland, also Flinn, Flyng, O Floinn, Ir. flann - ruddy. (MacLysaght). MacLysaght found the names "numerous and widespread."

In Newfoundland:

Sarah Flinn, of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan, 1860

Daniel Flinn, farmer of Broad Cove, (Salmon Cove, N.side), 1871 (Lovell's)

William Flinn, farmer of Broad Cove, (Salmon Cove, N.side), 1871 (Lovell's)

Denis Flynn, farmer of Broad Cove, (Salmon Cove, N.side), 1871 (Lovell's)

William Flynn, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1883

Anastasia Flynn, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Oct, 1883

Anne Flynn, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1886

William Flynn, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1888

Christina Flynn of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1893

William Flynn, Stn. Rd, Salmon Cove, general dealer and planter, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Flynn, Stn. Rd, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Flynn, jnr, Stn. Rd, Salmon Cove, carpenter, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

Denis Flynn, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Flynn, Stn. Rd, Salmon Cove, planter, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Flynn, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Flynn, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Flynn, jnr, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Flynn, Salmon Cove, general dealer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Flynn, N.side, Salmon Cove, master marnier, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Flynn, N. side, Salmon Cove, shipwright, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Flynn, N. side, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Denis Flynn, N. side, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Flynn, N. side, Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Flynn, widespread, O'Flynn rare.


FUREY:

a surname of Ireland (O) Furey, O Foirreith, O urreidh ? O Fiodhabhra, O Fiura, or the French surname Furet, Fr. furet - ferret, hence one who is inquisitive, a Nosy Parker, Paul Pry. (MacLysaght, Manision, Dauzat). Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Westmeath.

In Newfoundland:

William Fury of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1860

John Fury of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May, 1867

Anne Fury of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, June 1869

John Fury, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters (now Avondale), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Fury of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1872

Anastasia Fury of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1884

Bridget Fury, Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1890

John Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894-1897 (McAlpine's Directory)

Charles Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894-1897 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Furey, Jnr., Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894-1897 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Furey, Snr., Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894-1897 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1894-1897 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Furey, Snr. Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, farmer 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, fisherman, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Charles Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, laborer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, laborer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, laborer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Furey, Stn. Rd., Salmon Cove, laborer, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially in the Harbour Main district.


GORMAN:

a surname of England and Ireland, in England ? from the Old English personal name Garmund, or dweller by the gore (a triangular piece of land) as in the place names Gore Court (Kent) and Gore (Whiltshire); in Ireland for (Mac) Gorman, (O) GORMAN, Mac Gormain. MacLysaght remarks that the prefix O has been widely substituted for Mac. Spiegelhalter, MacLysaght). Traced by Spiegelhalter in Devon and by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare and Monaghan.

In Newfoundland:

Michael, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters ( now Avondale), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Walter Gorman, farmer of Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Gorman, scattered. O'Gorman, rare


GRACE: a surname of England and Ireland, from Old French, gras - fat, or from Old French, Middle English grace - a pleasing quality, hence attractive, charming, or from Old English grxs - grass, pasture, hence a grazier, of from a personal name from Old German gresja - gray, latinized as Gratia and associated with Old French grace. (Reaney, Cottle). Traced by Guppy in Buckinghamshire and Lancashire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in Co. Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:

Oliver Grace of Gasters, 1835 (Voter's List)

Pierce Grace of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1858

Jane Grace of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1859

Catherine Grace of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1860

P. Grace, planter and farmer, of Gasters, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Patrick Grace, planter and farmer, of Gasters, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Margaret Grace of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1869

Patrick Grace, farmer of Salmon Cove, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Pierce Grace of Salmon Cove, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Grace of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1874

Agnes Grace, wife of Joseph died at Salmon Cove, 1890 (Avondale Cemetery - B15)

Patrick Grace, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Grace, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Grace, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Grace, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Grace, farmer of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered.


GUSHUE:

a Newfoundland variant of the surname of France and Jersey (Channel Islands), Guizot, probably in its Breton from Guiziou, a diminutive of the baptismal name Guy (See GUY). (Dauzat).

In Newfoundland:

Sarah Gushue of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1866

Charles Gushue of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1867

James Gershue, farmer of Salmon Cove (now Avondale) and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Mary Gushue of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1875

Charles Gushue, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Gushue, laborer of Gould Brook (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

George Gushue, fiaherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially in the Harbour Main district at Bacon Cove.


HANNIFAN:

a variant of the surname of Ireland, (O) Hanafin, O hAinbhioth now spelt O hAinifin, Ir. ainbhioth - storm. (MacLysaght). MacLysaght traced (O) Hanafin in Co. Kerry.

In Newfoundland:

John Hannifan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1858

John Hannifan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1865

John Hanifin, farmer of Broad Cove, N.side Salmon Cove, 1871 (Lovell's)

Michael Hanifin, farmer of Broad Cove, N.side Salmon Cove, 1871 (Lovell's)

Anastasia Hannifan of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1876

Elizabeth Hannafan of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1882

Anastasia Hannafan of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1891

Alice Hannafan of Salmon Cove, married at Hr. Main Parish, April, 1892

Margaret Hannifan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1894

Martha Hannifan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Oct 1897

Cornelius Hannifan, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Rare, at Avondale South.


HAYES:

a surname of England, Ireland and Guernsey (Channel Islands), of the same origin as HAY(E), or from Old English *hxs - (dweller by the ) brushwood, or from the English place names Hayes (Devon, Dorset, Kent, Middlesex), Hays (Sussex); in Ireland, also for (O)Hea, O hAodha. (Reaney, MacLysaght, Turk). Traced by Guppy in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght especially in Munster.

In Newfoundland:

James Hay(e)s, of Salmon Cove (now Avondale), 1798, of Kit Hughes (Kitchuses, 1799 (CO 199.18).

Modern status:

Widespread

HENNESSY:

a surname of Ireland, (O) Hennessy, OhAonghusa - descendant of Angus. (MacLysaght). See HINCHEY. Traced by MacLysaght in Munster.

In Newfoundland:

Anastasia Hennessey married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1860

Mary Hennessey married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1873

Michael Hennessey married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1877

Alice Hennessey married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1878

Michael Hennessey, fisherman of Salmon Cove (proper), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Hennessey, fisherman of N. side, Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Margaret Hennessey married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1899

Michael Hennessey, carpenter of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Laurence Hennessey, carpenter of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered


JOY:

a surname of England and Ireland, from the common noun joy, or from the male and female baptismal names Joie and Joia, or also in Ireland as a variant of JOYCE. (Withycombe, Reany, MacLysaght). Traced by Guppy in Essex, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in Connacht and Cos. Kerry and Waterford.

In Newfoundland :

Early instances:

William, ? of Salmon Cove (unspecified) (Conception B.) about 1752 (CO 194.13)

Modern status:

Scattered.


KEATING:

a surname of Ireland, in Ireland, in Irish Ceitinn, an Anglo-Norman family name ? from a Welsh personal name Cethyn. (MacLysaght 73). Traced by MacLysaght in south Leinster.

In Newfoundland:

John, of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (now Avondale) 1799 (CO 199.18)

Modern status:

scattered


KEHOE:

a surname of England and Ireland, with variants KEO(U)GH also of Ireland; in England "from Caieu, a lost town in the vicinity of Boulongne-sur-Mer (Pas-de-Calais)," in Ireland for (Mac)Keogh, MacEochaidh, (Reaney, MacLysaght). MacLysaght traced (Mac) Keogh in Cos. Limerick, Tipperary, Roscommon, Wexford, and usually Kehoe in Wickalow. Keough is the Midland form.

In Newfoundland:

James Kehoe, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Keough of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1873

John T. Keough, fisherman of Southside, Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Thomas Kehoe, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Kehoe, scattered, Keough, widespread

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KELLY:

with a rare variant O'KELLEY, surnames of England, Ireland and Scotland; in England from the English place name Kelly (Devon), Cornish celli - wood, grove; in Ireland and Scotland for (Mac) Kelly, Mac Cealliagh or O'KELLY, O Ceallaigh, ? Ir. ceallach - strife; also in Scotland from the Scots place name Kelly (Angus, Renfrewshire) or Kellie (Fife). (Reaney, MacLysaght, Black). MacLysaght remarks that MacKelly and O'Kelly are indistinguishable now that the Mac and O have been widely dropped, though he notes that O is being to some extent resumed. Traced by Guppy in Cornwall and Devon and the Scots Border countries, and by MacLysaght from MacKelly in east Connacht and from O'Kelly throughout Ireland where it is the second commonest name.

In Newfoundland:

John, of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (now Avondale), 1805 (CO 199.18)

John Kelly, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Kelly, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Kelly of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Oct 1871

James Kelly of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1875

James Kelly, carpenter of Salmon Cove (proper) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Kelly, fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Kelly, fisherman of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Kelly, fisherman of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Kelly, fisherman of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Kelly, Sr., fisherman of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Kelly, Jr., fisherman of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Kelley, scattered. Kelly, widespread, O'Kelly, rare at Avondale


KENNEDY:

a surname of Ireland and Scotland, (O)Kennedy, O Cinneide, Ir. ceann - head, eidigh - ugly, modern Gaelic Ceannaideach. "The Scottish Kennedy's are by remote origin Irish Gaels. " (MacLysaght, Black). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Tipperary and Wexford, and by Guppy especially in Ayrshire, Dumfrieshire, Invernesshire and Agryleshire.

In Newfoundland:

William and Co., of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (now Avondale), 1798 (CO 199.18)

Patrick Kennedy, shopkeeper of Salmon Cove, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Catherine Kennedy of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1866

Edward Kenady, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Maurice Kenady, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Patrick Kenady, school teacher of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Daniel Kennedy of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1877

William Kennedy of Salmon Cove died Sept 1879 (Avondale Cemetery - A19)

Catherine Kelly of Salmon Cove, age 38 died Jul 1891 (Avondale Cemetery - A 12)

John Kennedy, fisherman, Salmon Cove (proper) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Kennedy, fisherman, Salmon Cove (proper) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Kennedy, gen dealer of Lee's Pond, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Kennedy, fisherman of Dock Ridge, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread.


KNOWLAND: See NOLAN


LYONS:

a surname of England and Ireland, Lyon of England and Scotland, "Either from Lyon, the popular pronunciation of Leo and Leon, or a nickname from the lion," or from the French place name Lyons-la-Foret (Eure), or from an inn sigh; in Ireland for O Laighin in Co. Galway, elsewhere usually Lyne, or for O Liathain in Co. Cork, elsewhere Lehane. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Black). Guppy traced Lyon in Lancashire; Spiegelhalter traced Lyon(s) in Devon; and MacLysaght traced Lyons in Cos. Cork and Galway.

In Newfoundland:

Denis (O) Sullivan, from Ireland, settled at Avondale and changed his name to Lyons to escape English persecution, about mid 1800s (MUN Folklore)

Dennis Lyons, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters (now Avondale), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Catherine Lyons of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1881

James Lyons of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1882

Daniel Lyons of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1884

Daniel Lyons, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Lyons, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Margaret Lyons, wife of James, age 42 died 1903 (Avondale Cemetery - B 09)

Modern status:

Bell Island (Electors 1955), Avondale.


LYVER:

a surname, ? of England, of unknown origin.

In Newfoundland:

Garland Levier, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Jeremiah Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered.

Contributor's note: This name was picked up as Levier when in fact it should be Sevier. These are my family. My grandmother Mary (Sceviour) McGrath, Lyons Fewer, who is 93 yrs young, has confirmed that Garland and Joseph were brothers. Joseph is her father and John and Jeremiah were cousins to Joseph and Garland. In all the records I have searched the "S" looks like a "L" and therefore was picked up as LIVIER.


McGEE:

a surname of Scotland and Ireland, Mac Aoidh - son of Aodh (Hugh), and so the same as MACKAY, McKIE, Mackie. The name is usually spelt Magee in east Ulster. (Black, MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Antrim and Westmeath.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas McGee, of Gasters, (1835 Voters List)

John, granted land at Salmon Cove (unspecified), 1857 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands).

Margaret McGee of Gasters married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1857

John Magee, merchant of Salmon Cove, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

John McGee of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1865

Thomas McGee of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1866

John Magee, farmers of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Magee Junior, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Michael Magee, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Thomas McGee, farmer of Gastus (Conception B.) 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John McGee of Salmon Cove died Oct, 1871 (Avondale Cemetery - A12)

Bridget McGee of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1877

Mary McGee of Salmon Cove, age 66 died Oct 1885 (Avondale Cemetery - A12)

Patrick McGee, fisherman of Salmon Cove (Stn Rd), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John McGee, fisherman of Salmon Cove (Stn Rd), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael McGee, fisherman of Salmon Cove (Stn Rd), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas McGee, fisherman of Salmon Cove (Stn Rd), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James McGee, fisherman of Salmon Cove (Stn Rd), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

At Avondale and Placentia.


McGRATH:

a surname of Ireland MacGraith, the Irish equivalent of the surname of Scotland McCRAE. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare, Donegal, Fermanagh and Waterford.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas, servant at Salmon Cove (Conception B.) ? 1752 (CO 194.13)

Thomas McGrath, farmer of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William McGrath of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Oct 1887

John McGrath of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1897

Thomas McGrath, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John McGrath, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas McGrath, farmer of Barry's Island (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John McGrath, farmer of Barry's Island (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

William McGrath, farmer of Barry's Island (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread.


MAHANEY: MEHANEY, ?

Newfoundland variants of the surname of Ireland MAHONEY.

In Newfoundland:

James Mahany, of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (Conception B.), 1775 (CO 199.18);

Modern status:

Mahaney and Mehaney, scattered.

* Only entry for this surname


MASON:

a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland, from Old Norman France machun, Old Central France macon, masson - mason, or from the English place name Mason (Northumberland). (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght, Black, Ekwall).

In Newfoundland:

John, of Gasters, 1780 (CO 199.18)

Ann Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, April 1861

Thomas Mason, planter and farmer of Salmon Cove, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

Thomas Mason, junior, a miner of Salmon Cove, 1864-65 (Hutchinson's Directory)

James Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1865

Mary Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, June 1866

Margaret Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1869

John Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1871

James Mason, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Mason, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Thomas Mason, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Mason, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Mason of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove) 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Jane Mason of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1872

John and Philip Mason, fisherman of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph, Wm, Patrick, and Jos, fisherman of Stn Road (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Mason, fisherman of Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Mason, Jr., fisherman of Back Cove (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Josepg Mason, Sr., fisherman of Gasters, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially at Avondale and St. John's.


MEANEY:

a surname of Ireland (O) Meany, a Munster form of (O) MOONEY, O Maonaigh, Ir. moenach - dumb or Ir. maonach - wealthy. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Clare and Kilkenny.

In Newfoundland:

John Meany, farmer of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Michael Meany, farmer of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Meany, farmer of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Edmund Meany, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Meany of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1873

Joseph Meany of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1873

Bridget Meany of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1873

Margaret Meany of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1875

Michael, William, James, Sr., and Joseph, Stn Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James, Jr., Edw, Jr., Edw. Sr., Meany's Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James, Edw Jr., John of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Bridget Meany, age 51 of Salmon Cove, died Dec 1898 (Avondale Cemetery - B14)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially in Avondale.


MOLLOY:

a surname of Ireland, (O) Molloy, Mulloy, O Maolmhuaidh, Ir. muadh - big, soft, noble, or an anglicized form of O Maulaoidh (See MILLEY), or for a number of other Irish names (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Offaly and Roscommon and elsewhere.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas Molloy of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1861

Thomas Molloy, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Martin Molloy, age 18 of Salmon Cove died Sept 1871 (Avondale Cemetery - A15)

Patrick Molloy, age 23 of Salmon Cove died Jun 1892 (Avonndale Cemetery - A 15)

Thomas Molloy, fisherman of Gasters 1984-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Molloy, fisherman of Gasters 1984-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Molloy, fisherman of Gasters 1984-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Molloy, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Molloy, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Molloy, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered.


MOORE: MOOR(E)(S)

surnames of England MUIR, Mure, Mo(o)r(e), of Scotland, Moore of Ireland, from a personal name More, Old French Maur, Latin Maurus - a Moor or dark as a Moor, swarthy, the name of a 6th century saint, or from the English place names Moor(e) (Devon), Moore (Cheshire), More (Shropshire), or from Old English mor - (dweller on or near the) moor, march, fen, waste land; in Ireland also for (O) More, O Mordha, Ir. mordha - majestic. (Reaney, Black, MacLysaght, Spiegelhalter). See also MUIR. Guppy found Moore widespread in England and Muir in Ayrshire and Dumfriesshire. MacLysaght found Moore widespread in Ireland but numerous only in Co. Antrim and Dublin.

In Newfoundland:

James Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, June 1866

James Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1867

Martin Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1869

John Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1871

James Moores, of Gastus, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Daniel Moore, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Moore, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Moore, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Peter Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1871

Louisa Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1871

Bridget Moore of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1872

Ann Moore of Salmon Cove, age 85 died Feb 1899 (Avondale Cemetery - A15)

Sarah Moore of Salmon Cove, age 48 died April 1890 (Avondale Cemetery - A 15)

James, William and Joseph Moore, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's)

John Moore, school teacher of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Moore, fisherman of Stn Rd. (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James, William & William Moore, fisherman of Long Bridge (Sal Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Peter Moore, fisherman of Long Bridge (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William and John Moore, fisherman of Long Bridge (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Daniel Moore Sr. & Jr., fisherman of Bryne's Line (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Peter Moore, fisherman of Bryne's Line (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Moore, widespread, especially at Avondale. Moores, widespread. Moors, in the Twillingate district (Electors 1955)


MURRAY:

a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland generally from the province of Moray, Scotland, but in England also from the English place names Moorhay or Moor(e) - Hayes (Devon), and in Ireland for O'Murry, O Muireadhaigh, MacElmurray or Gilmore, Mac Giolla Mhuire, MacMurray, Mac Muireadhaigh, and (O) Murrihy, O Muirghthe. (Black, Reaney, Spiegelhalter, MacLysaght). See also MOREY, MORRY. Traced by Guppy fairly generally in Scotland but rather more numerous south of the Forth and Clyde and in Durham and Northumberland, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in Cos. Tyrone, Fermanagh, Clare, MacMurray in Co. Down, O'Murray in Co. Roscommon.

In Newfoundland:

Margaret Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1867

John Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1870

Anastasia Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1871

Margaret Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1871

John Murray, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

James Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1879

Cecilia Murray of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1886

James Murray, fisherman of Lee's Pond Road, Salmon Cove, 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Murray, fisherman of Salmon Cove, Southside, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Murray, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered.


NEAL: NEAL(E) (O)NEIL(L),

variants of a baptismal name and surname of England, Scotland, Ireland and as Neal(e) of the Channel Islands, Neil and formerly Neel of Jersey, probably name Niall - champion. Reaney comments: "The name was carried to Iceland by the Scandinavians as Njall, taken to Norway, then top France and brought to England by the Normans. It was also introduced direct into north-west England by Norwegians from Ireland. It was usually latinized as Nigellue through an incorrect association with niger - black." (Withycombe, Reaney, Black, MacLysaght, Turk). Guppy found Neal(e) widespread in England, Neil in Ayrshire. MacLysaght found MacNeil, from the western isles of Scotland in Cos. Antrim and Derry since the fourteenth century, and (O)Neill numerous throughout Ireland, especially in Cos. Tyrone and Antrin.

In Newfoundland:

Michael O'Neil, granted land at Gasters, 1850 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands)

Mary Neill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1870

Bridget Neill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1872

Michael Neal of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1879

Anastasia Neal of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1887

Thomas O'Neill of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1889

Michael O'Neill, fisherman of Salmon Cove 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael O'Neil, farmer of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael O'Neil, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Anastasia O'Neil, age 62 of Avondale died April 1913 (Avondale Cemetery - B16

Michael O'Neil, age 74 of Avondale died Feb 1921 (Avondale Cemetery - B16)

Modern status:

Neal, scattered.
Neale, unique.
Neil, scattered.
O'Neil, scattered.
O'Neill, scattered.


NOLAN: See KNOWLAND NOWLAN.

In Newfoundland:

John, granted land at Salmon Cove (unspecified), 1857 (Nfld. Archives, Registry Crown Lands)

John Nowlan, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Nowlan, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Nolan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1870

Bridget Nolan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jun 1875

Alice Nolan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1876

William Nowlan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1879

John Nolan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1885

Jeremiah Nowlan, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

William Nowlan, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

William John Nowlan, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

Philip Nowlan, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

William Nowlan, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

John Nowlan, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

Peter Nowlan, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread.


NOWLAN: See NOLAN


NUGENT:

a surname of Ireland, Nuiseann,from the Norman surname de Nogent. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght in Cos. Cork and Westmeath.

In Newfoundland:

Matthew Nugent of Kelligrews married to Catherine F. Lyons of Salmon Cove, Nov 26, 1881

Matthew Nugent of Kelligrews married to Theresa Fury of Salmon Cove, 1902-03

Mary Gert Nugent of Kelligrews married to Patrick Cantwell of Salmon Cove, 1905

Ellen Nugent of Kelligrews married to James Meany of Salmon Cove, 1881

Modern status:

Scattered, especially at Riverdale and Kelligrews.

* The only other mention of a Nugent living in Avondale is a Matthew Nugent who married Theresa Fury in the US and returned to Avondale to live and raise their family as per the 1921 Census.


O'BRIEN: SEE BRIEN/BRINE


O'CONNELL:

a surname of Ireland, O Conaill. MacLysaght notes that though "the prefixed Mac and O were very widely dropped during the period of the submergence of Catholic and Gaelic Ireland which began in the early seventeenth century," they were generally resumed in the 1880s with the revival of national consciousness. In particular, he notes that the use of O with Connell rose from 9 per cent in 1866 to 33 per cent in 1890,"due perhaps to the use of O by'Liberator' Daniel O'Connell." But, he adds, "It is of interest to recall that his father was Plain Morgan Connell, at least for legal purposes, though he was doubtless known as O'Connell by his neighbors in Kerry, most of whom, of course, normally spoke the Irish not the English language." Traced by MacLysaght in Co. Kerry.

In Newfoundland:

Robert, of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (Conception B.) 1798 (CO 199.18)

Modern status:

Connell, rare. O'Connell, scattered.

* No other mention of this surname in Salmon Cove (Avondale)


O' FLAHERTY: See FLAHERTY


O'GORMAN: See GORMAN


O'KELLY: See KELLY


O'NEALE/O'NEIL: See NEAL (E)


O'SULLIVAN: See SULLIVAN


PARSLEY:

a surname of England from Old French Passelewe - cross the water (a nickname). (Reaney, Cottle). Spiegelhalter traced Parsley, Parslow in Devon; Guppy traced in Gloucestershire.

In Newfoundland:

William, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Parsley of Salmon Cove, hus of Margaret, died Jun 1877, (Avondale Cemetery - A14)

James Parsley, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Parsley, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Parsley, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Parsley, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Jas Parsley, farmer, of Southside (Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Parsley, farmer, of Southside (Salmon Cove, 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Parsley, farmer of Mill Road (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Parsley, age 31 of Salmon Cove died April 1898 (Avondale Cemetery - A 14)

John Parsley, age 37 of Salmon Cove died April 1899 (Avondale Cemetery - B 17)

James Parsley, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Parsley, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially in the Harbour Main District.


PENDERGAST:

a surname of England and Ireland and recorded in Scotland by Black, from the Welsh place name Prendergast (Pembrokeshire), ? - castle village. (Cottle, Black, MacLysaght). Traced by Spiegelhalter in Devon and by MacLysaght especially in Cos. Mayo and Tipperary.

In Newfoundland:

Edmund Pendergast, of Gasters, 1835 (Voters List)

Michael Pendergrast, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters,

1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Edward Pendergast of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1883

Michael Pendergast, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Pendergast, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Pendergast, miner of Southside (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Pendergast, miner of Southside (Salmon Cove), 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Pendergast, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Pendergast, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered in the east coast districts.


PENNEY PENN(E)Y:

surnames of England, Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey (Channel Island), from Old English peni(n)g - penny, a nickname from the coin, or a personal name Pening, or from the English place name Penny Hill Farm (Devon). (Reaney, Spiegelhalter, Turk). Penn(e)y traced by Spiegelhalter in Devon, Penny by Guppy in Hampshire and Somerset, and by MacLysaght in Dublin as early as 1296 and comparatively recently in Co. Cork.

In Newfoundland:

John Penny of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, April 1861

Margaret Penny of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1865

Mary Penny of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1865

Joseph Penny of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, June 1866

Martha Penny of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1866

John Penny, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Penny, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Penney, farmer of Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

William Penney, farmer of Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Penny, fisherman of Railway Line (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Penny, Jr., fisherman of Railway Line (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Penny, Sr., fisherman of Railway Line (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Penny, Jr., fisherman of Station Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Thomas Penny, fisherman of Station Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Penney, widespread, Penny scattered.


POWER:

a surname of England and Ireland, from Old French Pohier - the man from Poix (Picardy), or from Old French povre, poure - poor, or ? from Old French poer - one (em)power(ed) to do something, a herald. MacLysaght notes that the de in the Irish form de Paor should be le, - the poor man, consequent on a vow, POWERS - son of Power appears to be rare. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). Guppy traced the variant Poore in Hampshire; Spiegelhalter traced Poore and Power in Devon; MacLysaght traced Power mainly in Waterford and adjacent counties, among the fifty most numerous Irish names.

In Newfoundland:

Thomas Power of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1861

Ellen Power of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov, 1861

John Power, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Thomas Power, farmer of Middle Arm, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Power, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Patrick Power, farmer of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Mary Power of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Oct, 1871

Lucy Power of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1876

Michael Power of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1876

John Power, fisherman of Old Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Power, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Peter Power, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Lawrence Power, fisherman of Dock Ridge (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Power, fisherman of Middle Arm (Salmon Cove), 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

James Power, fisherman of Middle Arm (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Power widespread, Powers rare, Poor rare


QUINLAN:

a surname of Ireland (O) Quinlan, O Caoinleain, the Munster form of O Caoindealblain. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght mainly in Co. Tipperary.

In Newfoundland:

Peter, of Gasters (Conception B.) 1775 (CO 199.18)

Modern status:

Scattered.

* No other entry for this Surname


REDMOND:

a surname of Ireland, a variant of RAYMOND. (MacLysaght). See also REDMAN. Traced by MacLysaght especially in South Wexford.

In Newfoundland:

Lawrence Redmond, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Edward Redmond of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1875

Martin Redmond of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1876

Kate Redmond of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1882

Mary Redmond of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Dec 1883

Martin Redmond, fisherman of Salmon Cove (proper) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Redmond, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Redmond, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Redmond, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

At Avondale South (Electors 1955)


SEVIOUR,SCIEVO(U)R:

variants of a surname of England derived from Old English sife - (maker or seller of) sieve(s). (Reaney, Cottle) Matthews traced Scevior in Hampshire.

In Newfoundland:

John Scivior, of Gasters (Conception B.), 1802 (CO 199.18)

John Swier, of Gasters, 1835 (Voters List)

Garland Levier, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Jeremiah Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

John Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Levier, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Joseph Sevier, planter of Gasters, 1877 (Rochfort Business Directory)

John Sevier of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1879

Joseph Sevier of Gasters married at Hr. Main Parish, Feb 1888

John Sevior, fisherman of Gasters 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph (of John) Sevior, fisherman of Gasters 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Josepph (of Joseph) Sevior, fisherman of Gasters 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Sevior, farmer of Gasters 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Sevier, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scevior, rare.
Sceviour, scattered.
Seviour, rare.

The above entries for the 1871 directory are listed under LEVIER, should be SEVIER


SMITH: SYMTH,

surnames of England, Scotland, Ireland and Guernsey (Channel Islands) from Old English smith - smith, blacksmith, farrier, metal-worker, or smiththe - (worker at the) smithy; in Ireland also a synonym of Gow and McGOWAN "The primate and patriarch of our surnames, its form unchanged for over 1,000 years; forms with medial-y-and final -e are usually both ignorant and affected, though the first may sometimes have been used for clarity next to the minim letter m, and -e may rarely represent 'smithy'….Easily the commonest surname in England and Wales (though JONES is far ahead in Wales alone), Scotland, and U.S.A., and the fifth in Ireland in 1890 … It is thus a frequent victim of hyphenation, either in a sincere effort to avoid ambiguity or in an insincere one to sound distinque; and it has recently gathered to itself many changed foreign surnames. Yet it remains primitive: a smith smites, and his honored name rings down the ages like an anvil." (Cattle, Turk). Smith found widespread by Guppy in England and Scotland, especially south of the Forth and Clyde and by MacLysaght in Co. Cavan; Smyth traced by Guppy in Devon and Suffolk and by Cottle in Northern Ireland. See also SMYTH.

In Newfoundland:

George Smith, of Gasters, 1816 (D'Alberti 26)

Modern status:

Widespread, throughout all districts.


SULLIVAN:

a surname of Ireland (0) Sullivan, 0 Su'ileabha'in, Ir. suil - eye, with last part of the name uncertain. (MacLysaght). The third most numerous name in Ireland, traced by MacLysaght especially in Cos. Cork and Kerry.

In Newfoundland:

Denis, of Salmon Cove, Northern Arm (Conception B.), 1798 (Co.199.18)

Dennis Sullivan, of Salmon Cove 1835 (Voters List)

John Sullivan, of Salmon Cove 1835 (Voters List)

Jeremiah Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1858

John Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1859

Ellen Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1861

John Sullivan, farmer of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Jeremiah Sullivan, farmer of Broad Cove (Salmon Cove), 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Alice Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1872

Eliza Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1876

Mary Sullivan of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1882

Jeremiah Sullivan of Salmon Cove, age 34 died Feb 1893 (Avondale Cemetery - A12)

John Sullivan, fisherman of Old Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Joseph Sullivan, fisherman of Old Road (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Martin Sullivan, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Jeremiah Sullivan, fisherman of Dockridge (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

John Sullivan, Jr., fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

John, Joseph, Martin & Jeremiah Sullivan, farmers of Old Road (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's)

Modern status:

Widespread


TERRY:

a surname of England and Ireland, in England from the Old German personal name Theudoric, Old French T(h)ierri, Terri, containing the elements people and rule; also in Ireland an anglicization of Mac Toirdealbhaigh. (Reaney, Cottle, MacLysaght). Traced by Guppy in Buckinghamshire, Kent and Yorkshire WR, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght especially in thr city and county of Cork since the 13th century.

In Newfoundland:

Patrick Terry of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1876

William Terry of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Nov 1882

Bridget Terry of Salmon Cove, age 42 died Dec, 1888 (Avondale Cemetery - B11)

William Terry, fisherman of Cahill's Hill (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

William Terry, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Terry, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Terry, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially in the Harbour Main district.


TOOLE: (O)TOOLE,

surnames of Ireland, O Tuathail, Ir. tuathal, containing the elements people and mighty. (MacLysaght). Traced by MacLysaght originally in Co. Kildare and later in Co. Wicklow.

In Newfoundland:

Timothy Tool, of Harbour Main and Gasters,

1803 (Co 199.18)

Modern status:

O'Toole, scattered, especially at St. John's; Toole, rare, at Little Paradise (Plancentia B.) (Electors 1955).

* This is the only entry for this surname


WADE:

a surname of England and Ireland from the Old English personal name Wada from wadan - to go, or Old German Wado, or from the English place name Wade (Suffolk), or from Old English (ge)wxd - (dweller by the ford. Reaney comments:" The persistence of the personal name may be due, in part, to the tale of Wade, [ a legendary hero], originally a seagiant, dreaded and honoured by the coast tribes of the North Sea and Baltic." (Reaney, Cottle, MacLsaght). Traced by Guppy in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Suffolk and Yorkshire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght in all provinces since the 13th century.

In Newfoundland:

Maurice, of Northern Arm, Salmon Cove (now Avondale), 1778 (CO 199.18)

Alice Wade of Gasters, age 64 died May 1859 (Avondale Cemetery B-9)

Bridget Wade of Gasters, age 12 died July 1855 (Avondale Cemetery B-12)

Honora Weade of Gasters, age 63 died Nov 1866, wife of James, (Avondale Cemetery B-12)

James Weade of Gasters, age 74 died Nov, 1882, father of Maurice (Avondale Emetery B-12)

Modern status:

Scattered, especially at Conception Harbour


WALSH:

a surname of England, Scotland and Ireland from Old English woelisc, Middle English walsche - foreigner (Reaney, Cottle, Black, MacLysaght) See also Wallace, Wallis, Welsh. Traced by Guppy in Lancashire, by Spiegelhalter in Devon, and by MacLysaght as the fourth numerous of Irish surnames.

In Newfoundland:

Mary Walsh of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1865

Walter Walsh, planter of Salmon Cove and Gasters, 1871 (Lovell's Directory)

Andrew Walsh of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1873

Alice Walsh of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, May 1874

Stephen Walsh of Salmon Cove married at Hr. Main Parish, Jan 1882

Thomas Walsh, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Walsh, fisherman, Southside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward, Walsh, fisherman, Northside (Salmon Cove) 1894-97 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Walsh, fisherman of Southside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Walsh, Sr., fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Richard Walsh, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Walsh, fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward J. Walsh fisherman of Northside (Salmon Cove) 1898 (McAlpine's Directory)

Patrick Walsh, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Edward Walsh, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Michael Walsh, fisherman of Avondale, 1904 (McAlpine's Directory)

Modern status:

Widespread in all districts

 

 

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