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Name: Roy
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researching Kent area surnames: STERLING
Comments: My great grandfather--Mitchel Sterling born in Canada(probably Kent County Ont. or lambton County Ont) in about 1828 -died July 29, 1903 in St. Clair, St. Clair Michigan. He married Ursula Elizabeth Minnie 1848 and had the following children: Adolphus b. 1848 John Sr. B. 1849 died 1898 in Saginaw Mi - Married Ida Teabeau Cyrus Sterling b. 1851 d. abt Apr. 27, 1911 mqrried Adeel Forger Sept 7, 1881 in Bay Co. Mi. Soloma b. 1852 - married Richard Shirkey in Michigan Lambert b. 1854 Willis Sterling b. 1857 married Augusta H.D. Ricard 1884 Katherine May b. Oct. 3 1863 in St. Clair, St. Clair Co. Mi died Oct. 7 1941 In St. Clair Mi--married Charles Wilder Bowman Nov. 5, 1882 Charles James b. May 1865 in St. Clair --died Nov. 12, 1949 also St. Clair--married Mary Catherine Thibeault Jan 8, 1890 Charles Elmer b. Sept 9, 1870 St. Clair Mi. --d. Sep. 24, 1958 in Joilet, Will Co. Illinois--married Leona West July 11, 1892-St. Clair Mi. Elsie Sterling b. 1872 -died St. Clair Twp ? - married William Moans Would like e-mqail from any long lost relatives --especially Canadian relatives--or nayone who knows this family. I understand that they may have been born in Southern Ont. Kent or Lambton County. Thanks-------Roy
Thursday February 17th 2000 02: 04: 57

Name: Ray E Burke
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researching Kent area surnames: JORDAN, GORBY, HATTON, GRANDBOIS, TERRY, LOWRIE
Comments: I am searching for the descendants of Richard JORDAN, m to Sarah GORBY, who lived in Raleigh Twp, Kent Co, Ont. Richard was born 1807, in King's Co Ireland. Sarah was born in 1812 in Ireland. In 1838 they settled a farm in Conc VIII, Lots 16 & 18 in Raleigh Twp, Kent Co, Ontario. They had 6 children: William, Ann m to Charles GRANDBOIS, Mary Jane m to William LAURIE(LAWRIE), Richard II m to Louise HATTON(My paternal Great grandparents), George and 6th and last child Edward JORDAN. Richard JORDAN died 16 June, 1897 and is buried in the Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham, Ont. His wife Sarah died 5 Aug 1888.
Thursday February 17th 2000 12: 13: 11

Name: Thomas Harrison Tyhurst
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researching Kent area surnames: Tyhurst
Saturday February 12th 2000 01: 43: 07

Name: Jesica Louise Westphalen
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researching Kent area surnames: Gallarno, Galerneau, Allen Woodford
Comments: HI, I have been researching the Gallarno family for quite some time but only recently started using the internet. I would appreciate any help that you could give me in directing me where to write for information on census records, marriage and death certificates and Obituaries. the Following is what I have Concerning the Gallarno Family: They were from the Harwick, Kent, Ontario area David Gallarno b.1807? Wife Margaret Gallarno b. 1807? > > Sons > > George Gallarno B.1827 D. 1864 > > his wife Mary Allen Gallarno B.? D 1849 Believed she died in childbirth > > Daughter Mary Jane B. 1849 > > Charles Gallarno b.1829 d. 1900 > >I believe that James Gallarno is also a son of David and Margaret. David> was a witness to the marriage of James and Mary Woodford of Howard on 30, 1848. A Mary Clarke was also a witness. If anyone is researching these names I would be glad to exchange information with them. > >Thanks > >Jessica > >
Thursday February 10th 2000 04: 37: 56

Name: Louis Caron
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researching Kent area surnames: Caron, Sterling, Faubert
Comments: Any information on parents of Alexander Sterling who married Catherine Séguin-LaDéroute on Feb 20th 1830 in St. Pierre de Raleigh (or Tilbury East).
Sunday February 6th 2000 11: 21: 37

Name: Mary Talbot
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researching Kent area surnames: Jeffery & Raymond
Comments: ggrandfathe Joseph Raymond m. Florence Bassett around 1850- 1870. Children Ida May (Jeffery), Wilfred Raymond, David Raymond, Joanne Raymond, Charles, Earl, Roselia Raymond. Beleived to have immigrated from Detroit to Wallaceburg.Ida May m. Albert Lorne Jeffery and I have not been able to find any histroy on Albert Jeffery. He is said to have been born in Aldobourgh Twsp and has siblings.Any help with my Raymond tree and Jeffery tree would be appreciated.
Friday February 4th 2000 11: 42: 17

Name: melvin c. kake
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researching Kent area surnames: kaake, kaakee, kake, cake
Comments: my gfather came from ontario in 1860 to michigan.
Friday February 4th 2000 04: 30: 05

Name: audrey white
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researching Kent area surnames: mercer
Thursday February 3rd 2000 05: 07: 22

Name: L. Bolos
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researching Kent area surnames: ST. STEPHENS ANGLICAN CHURCH - MITCHELLS BAY
Comments: Have access to the "book" of St. Stephens Anglican Church --Mitchell's Bay Ontario (Dover Township, Kent County) Includes birth, baptism, marriage and death records. Surnames include - Lewis, Rankin, MacDonald, McFaul, Rikley, Urquart, Legue, Glover, James, Parrish, Jackson and more---Please e-mail the above
Monday January 31st 2000 12: 34: 12

Name: Lorna
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researching Kent area surnames: MITCHELL'S BAY MACDONALDS
Comments: Am searching the roots of our ancestry --here's what I have Duncan MacDonald born in Scotland 1838 married Mary E. Abbott and came first to Wolfe island ont & then Mitchell's Bay Known children Willaiam Allen b. 1866 - Wolfe Island Hugh Alexander b. Oct 2, 1868 Wolfe Island- married Mary Mordon. Died Aug 26, 1961 at Mitchells Bay (Commercial Fisherman Elizabeth a. b. 1861 - Wolfe island Duncan A. born Wolfe Island moved to Dover Twp. Kent County & then became a Great Lakes Captain in Detroit Mi. died April 5, 1937 Ida Jane born 1878 married Mathew Rankin of Dover Twp. Kent Co. James Bruce born 1881 at Mitchell's Bay -lived 19 years in Detroit - also a Great Lakes Captain of the passenger ship "City of Cleveland 111" died Feb. 14, 1924 --had a daughter named Dora married John Duval Dodge. Samuel -born 1884 - married Irene Lugg, was a commercial fisherman at Mitchell's Bay--died Oct 7, 1939 We are direct descendants of Hugh Alexander. All of these MacD's belonged to St. Stephens Anglican Church in Mitchells Bay. Would like to hear from relatives & would like further knowledge on Duncan --Where in Scotland did he come from? Was he a member of the clan MacDonald? what ship did he come to Canada on? etc. Also any relatives or history from Wolfe Island Ontario ----Thanks ---Lorna
Tuesday January 25th 2000 02: 27: 50

Name: al galloway
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researching Kent area surnames: galloway holmes thick
Comments: your web site is very interesting
Monday January 17th 2000 02: 21: 32

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