Family info
My dad was born jan 9 1936 in newfoundland to john philpott and bridget furlong my dads name was william philpott any info his family would be great i m his son
Barrows - Gambo
Hello.. so I am researching my Moms side of the family and hit a pretty big brick wall.

I am researching the Barrows (sometimes called Barry, but not all Barry's are Barrows :D )

The Barrows is considered a "rare" name for Newfoundland. I know they were in Greenspond & Gambo.
There are some history records out there talking about how they were with the Pritchetts. There is a...
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Looking for Information on John Wills Martin - St. Marys Bay
I am following a lead I was given on John Wills Martin Esq.

He was an English-born merchant and political figure in Newfoundland. He represented Placentia and St. Mary's in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1832 to 1836.
On April 1, 1827 he Married Phoebe Cooper, Trinity.

He remarried again on Jan 24th, 1839 to Martha Eliza Hayward Taylor, he father was Richard Hayward Taylor from Carbonear.

Found a Newspaper Article that stated they...
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looking for any info on a couple of people who lived on Fogo island.Looking for info on a John Payton SR and Ann Payton
Robert Durdle DOB 1907
Hoping to find information for E30731 Robert DURDLE (Hong Kong POW during WW2).
I do research for a Veterans website and this soldiers "profile" is missing his date of birth & a WW2 era photo. A copy of his Obit....a "bio" of him in early or later life can also be added to this website.
Info I have found:
1945 Next of Kin: Mrs. Marion Durdle (wife), Bayley's Cove Newfoundland.
It appears he was a son of Henry & Mary Ann Durdle and had a...
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Reid (Reed) family
I am looking for information about my maternal grandmother Lavinia Isaac Reed (Reid) who was born Feb. 27, 1890. Parents John & Harriett of Step A Side, Burin, Newfoundland.
Susanna Trask (Coles) of Bird Island Cove/Elliston
Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any information on Susanna Trask (Coles) of Bird Island Cove.

She married Charles Trask (b. 8 December 1829 d. 2 May 1893)

Susanna (also listed as Susannah, Susan, and Susie) and Charles had the following children:

Hannah b. 1857
Joanna b. 1859
Mary Ann b. 1862
Thomas Trask b. 1866 who married Alice BAKER b. 1876
Adam Coles/Coals b. 1871 d.1964
Job Trask Hill b. 1874 d. 1963 who married Susie...
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Barrett, Henry born: 25 March 1879

I am looking for information on my paternal grandfather Henry Barrett, married to Susanna Smith on 6 Dec 1906 in Bay Roberts (certificate looks like Henry Bartlett, so not 100% sure). He seems to be often confused with Henry S. Barrett, born 3 years earlier. Both emigrated to Massachusetts, USA.

I don't believe my grandfather is the son of Abraham Barrett and Julia Ann Seymour. I have been unable to find evidence of my grandfather's birth on 25 March 1879 other than...
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Ryan Family from Forest Field, St Mary's Bay
Looking for some more information about the Ryan family from Forest Field, St. Mary's Bay.
My research so far has found the following siblings:
Sylvester (died 1984), Zita (died 1976), Laura, Fred, and Madeline (died 2004).
My mother was born and adopted in 1956, and she is the daughter of one of the members in this family. I am wondering if any member of this family are still alive

Thank you for your help
Archibald Wilcox Born February 29, 1878
Discussion regarding Grandfathers Birthdate leads to to March 1, 1879 or February 29, 1878.
However, Previous discussion with Aunt indicated February 29, 1880. February 29th, 1880 is a leap year. So a bit of a quandery regarding same. Cheers for any responses.
Mary Ann (Burden)Pike
I'm trying to find out Mary Ann's birth date as well as her marriage record. She married John Thomas Pike. He was from Harbour Grace and was born in 1836.
Thank you for any info.
Mark Ambrey Dean
My great grandfather was Mark Ambrey Dean born September 30, 1873 or 1875 depending on the document. Both parents from Newfoundland and only parent known is George Dean, who is listed as father on Marks death certificate. I believe he worked on boats as crew as I have found documents to support that. I have found a George Dean in records on this site but do not believe him to be the George I’m looking for because he and his wife Emily had another child in 1873 and then no record of a child in...
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Garlands from Harbor Grace
I am looking for information on Bridget or Elizabeth Garland (my 2nd great grandmother)who married James Duffy. According James Duffy’s obituary [1914) she was the granddaughter of “Sheriff Garland” James and Bridget/Elizabeth had 4 children ; Julia, Elizabeth, William and Agnes (my great grandmother).
Harriett Baggs
My second great-grandmother was Harriet Baggs from Blackhead. Born 1852 ; Died 1917.

We have been unable to find anything about her parents through this research. My great Aunt, Sr. Patricia King did a lot of the family research many years ago the old fashioned way, but met a dead end with Harriet's line.

Sr. Patricia's sister, Helen erected a monument in the Blackhead cemetery for Harriet. I don't know why one was not in place before that.
We do know that she...
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Cox family of Gaultois
My 2x great Grandfather, Henry John Moore b1844, sailed from Dorset to NFL c1868. He married Maria Cox b1846 at Hermitage Church of England on 22-7-1869. Henry was from Manston in Dorset and Maria was from Gaultois. They returned to England for a few years before returning to the cod fishing business and 2 sons were born in Gaultois in 1876 and 1878. By 1881, the family had settled back in Dorset where they remained.

I'm struggling to find out anything about Maria Cox and her...
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