George Oates / Oats
George Oats was born in Carbonear in 1858. There are three different possibilities as to who his father was and would appreciate, if anyone else has any information regarding him, they could let me know.
He was my grandmother's father.

1/ b 1810 to David and Patience
2/ b 1812 to George and Jane
3/ b 1821 to Thomas and Jane

My grandmother was Clara Jane and she married Robert James Cranford
 
Patrick Callahan of Riverhead, Harbor Grace
I was wondering if anyone had any information on the Callahan family of Riverhead.

Patrick Callahan was born in Harbor Grace in 1827, and died in the Harbor Grace Affray in 1883.

I know he had a son James, who was born roughly between 1860-1870. James married Annie Norcott/Northcott (b. 1882) of Harbor Grace.

Patrick also had a nephew named Edward who was present at the fray.

There are several Patrick and Edward Callahans who lived in that area and...
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St. John's Telegrams for 1972
How can I access The Telegram newspaper for 1972? I am looking for an obituary of someone I know died that year. It seems such information for previous decades and more recent ones is more readily available.
 
Skinner-Loveless family
Hi I hope I’m posting in the right place. I’m looking for my great great great grandparents. Their children were John Robert Skinner and Martha Elizabeth loveless. I may have found Martha’s parents Josiah Loveless and Caroline Strickland. John Robert Skinner was born around 1877 however some sources say fortune bay others say Hermitage. My family lived in both. John married Martha Elizabeth Loveless In fortune-hermitage. They had many children but my great grandpa was George William...
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Dwyer Family
I am looking for any information on
Mary Alyward
BIRTH 1884 Fortune Harbour, Newfoundland
 
Looking for information...
Hi, I am in the US. My husband's mother and her family are from Bonavista. I have been doing our family tree on Ancestry.com and have come to a road block on her side of the family. It seems that my husband's great great grandfather was illegitimate. No one in the family was aware of this, at least none of the generations still living. My husband's great grandfather is Eleazar Quinton, parents are Sarah & Albert Quinton. Sarah was Sarah Quinton at birth, daughter of Charles Quinton...
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Stephenson
Hello Everyone.
I am at a standstill looking for any information on Maria Stephenson, born around 1870, who married John Breen in 1897 at St. Thomas' Church as well as 1898 at the Roman Catholic Basilica. She passed away from TB on January 1, 1917. Any direction would help me past this family research hurdle.
Thanks,
Shawn Boland
 
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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info
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"...photos 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
Hello,

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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