Re: Annie May Best of Parrsboro

Carolyn:

Ditto for me as well. BTY, Hazel Juanita ³Nita² MacAloney McGill died 25 Feb
1996 in Truro. (from that website I mentioned)

Thanks.

Dave


On 12/31/08 12:41 AM, "keysie" <keysie@...> wrote:

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> Carolyn:
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> Any chance you can copy and paste Earleen's obit to the list?
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> Right now I can't find my Herald Obit CD after three moves in last 18 months!
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> Thanks,
> Eric
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carolyn Simpson" <carolynsimpson@...
> <mailto:carolynsimpson%40shaw.ca> >
> To: <davidwinter@...
> <mailto:davidwinter%40ns.sympatico.ca> >
> To: "nscumber" <http://www.genealogynet.com/modules/genealogy//getperson.php?personID=I32658
> &tree=2
>
> It¹s Juanita MacAloney, born 7 Apr 1918, Middleboro
> M/1
> Earl Clayton McGill, born 17 Aug 1915, Wentworth; died 23 Sep 1969, Truro
> 5 Children;
> Walter McGill
> Earleen McGill
> Linda McGill
> Curtis McGill
> David Richard McGill
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> Dave
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> On 12/30/08 9:32 PM, "Carolyn Simpson" <carolynsimpson@...
> <mailto:carolynsimpson%40shaw.ca> > wrote:
>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Hi Dave,
>> >
>> > Just a little tidying up regarding the marriage of William MacAloney and
>> > Charlotte (Fisher) O'Brien, her mother's name was Lucretia Treen Fisher >>
[she
>> > and Charles Fisher were my great-grandparents].
>> >
>> > William's daughter Nita is a mystery. I have only two children for William
>> and
>> > Charlotte: Mary and Hazel. Having said that, I just looked at my records
>> and I
>> > see that Mary died March 1939. That would mean that when William died in
>> > November 1940, his only living daughter with Charlotte would be Hazel...
>> > perhaps she was called Nita. ??
>> >
>> > -- Carolyn
>> >
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: David Winter
>> > To: nscumber
>> > Sent: Monday, December 29, 2008 6:31 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [nscumber] Re: Annie May Best of Parrsboro
>> >
>> > Marjorie:
>> >
>> > As one roams through the various Parrsboro area cemeteries, there¹s
>> McAloney
>> > and MacAloney headstones. Also, Winter and Winters; Llewelyn and
>> Llewellyn;
>> > Smith and Smythe; MacLeod and McLeod; McKay and MacKay; Dow and Dowe to >>
name
>> > a few. Who knows which spelling is correct? With my Cumberland County
>> > WINTER/S, they¹re mostly all related except Mrs. Leslie Sanford Lamb who
>> was
>> > nee Winters from Lunenburg County.
>> >
>> > As for Annie May, I now think she¹s really Sarah Ann May Best.
>> >
>> > NSARM Cumberland County delayed birth registrations
>> > Year: 1886 Book: 1886 Page: 99000702
>> > Name: BEST, Sarah Ann
>> > DoB: 1886-09-02 Parrsboro, NS
>> > c/o: Samuel L Best (Maitland) & Sarah Boyd
>> > affidavit by Levi Best, brother, on 1951-10-26
>> > based on baptismal record
>> > [collected by EMKeys 2008-12-19]
>> > ==============
>> > 1891 Census;
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST SAMUEL 47 M
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST SARAH 36 M
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST EMMA 12
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST MARIAN 10
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST JAMES 8
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST LEVI 6
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST ***SARAH*** 4
>> > 3722 PARRSBORO A 322 BEST ROBERT 1
>> >
>> > Automated Genealogy Version;
>> > 1901 Cumberland County Census, Parrsboro family #239, BEST:
>> > 3 239 Best Samuel M Head M Feb 12 1843 58
>> > 4 239 Best Sarah F Wife M Jan 11 1855 45
>> > 5 239 Best James M Son S Nov 2 1881 19
>> > 6 239 Best Levi M Son S Sep 26 1883 17
>> > 7 239 Best ***Annie*** F Daughter S Sep 2 1886 14
>> > 8 239 Best Robert M Son S Dec 28 1888 12
>> > 9 239 Best Edith F Daughter S Nov 20 1891 9
>> > 10 239 Best Elsie F Daughter S Apr 2 1894 7
>> > 11 239 Best Gorden M Son S Aug 12 1896 4
>> > ============
>> > NSARM Cumberland Co marriage registrations
>> > Year: 1902 Book: 1810 Page: 272 Number: 259
>> > Groom: MacALONEY, Alexander, 23, b, labourer
>> > living Parrsboro, born Parrsboro
>> > s/o James A & Maria MacAloney, ship carpenter
>> > and
>> > Bride: BEST, Annie May, 17, s
>> > living Parrsboro, born Parrsboro
>> > d/o Samuel & Sarah Best, labourer
>> > married 1902-12-06 at Parrsboro, NS
>> > before Levi Best, Hattie Tibbetts [Levi¹s her brother]
>> > by Rev D H MacQuarrie, Baptist
>> > [collected by EMKeys 2008-06-05]
>> > ===============
>> > Automated Genealogy Version;
>> > 1911 Cumberland County Census, Parrsboro Centre family #181, BEST:
>> > 4 181 Best Samuel M Head M Feb 1842 69 1901
>> > 5 181 Best Sarah F Wife M Jan 1855 56 1901
>> > 6 181 Best Gordon M Son S Aug 1896 14 1901
>> > 7 181 King Annie F Daughter M Sep 1885 25 1901
>> > 8 181 King Edward M Son-in-law M Jul 1851 59 1901
>> > 9 181 King Charles M Grandson S May 1907 4 1901
>> > 10 181 King Frances F Granddaughter S Jul 1910 10/12 1901
>> > ==================
>> > NSARM Cumberland Marriages, 1915; Book #37; Page #625
>> > (Indexed as McAloney)
>> > William MacAloney, 35, Widower, Presbyterian, Farmer
>> > Living Parrsboro; Born (not given)
>> > S/o James and Maria Best MacAloney
>> > And
>> > Charlotte E. O¹Brien, 35, Widow, Baptist
>> > Living North Middleboro; Born Wallace River
>> > D/o Charles and Lucretia Freen Fisher
>> > Married 17 Jun 1915, Baptist, Parrsboro
>> > By Rev. G. Douglas Milbury before Henry Leo MacAloney and Mrs. G. Douglas
>> > Milbury
>> > [Henry Leo MacAloney is William¹s brother]
>> >
>> > Source: Dave Winter, 29 Dec 2008
>> > ======================
>> > William does not list Charles or Frances in his obit below. As Charlotte
E.
>> > Fisher was only age 35 in 1915, Neta is possibly by William and Charlotte
as
>> > after their 1915 marriage:
>> >
>> > Parrsboro Record, Tuesday, November 19, 1940, pg. #1; Reel #2863, NSARM,
>> > Halifax, N.S.
>> > (Under the heading Wedding and not Obituary)
>> > WEDDING: Alexander MacAloney
>> > The death of Alexander MacAloney, a resident of Wallace for the past 25
>> > years, occurred here on Friday morning , November 15, at the home of his
>> > brother, Harden MacAloney, where he had spent the past week. Born at
>> > Parrsboro 61 years ago, the deceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
>> > MacAloney. He is survived by one daughter, (Nita) Mrs. Earl MacGill of
>> > Wentworth; five brothers, Austin of West Stoughton, Mass.; Stephen of Bass
>> > River; Robert, Henry and Harden of Parrsboro; and one sister, Eliza of
>> > Rumford, Me. Five step-children also survive. A short service conducted by
>> > Rev. J.N. Currie was held of Saturday evening at his brother's home here,
>> > where he passed away. Interment was made on Sunday at Wallace beside his
>> > wife, who predeceased him nine years ago. Rev. Mr. Black of Pugwash
>> > conducted the funeral service from the Wallace River Church. The late Mr.
>> > MacAloney was a member of the Baptist Church at Wallace.
>> >
>> > Source: Dave Winter, 17 Jul 2008
>> > ==============
>> > So, I still contend William Alexander MacAloney and Sarah Ann May Best
>> > separated shortly after their 1902 marriage with her taking up with Edward
>> > King, a man 35 years older than she, with issue of Charles in 1907 and
>> > Frances in 1910. There possibly wasn¹t a marriage as there wasn¹t a
>> divorce
>> > from her m/1 so it was possibly common law.
>> >
>> > By 1912, Sarah Ann May Best is up in Saint John, N.B. with possibly George
>> > Hamilton McCormick and issue of Marvel Pratt McCormick. Note below she¹s
>> > ³Best², not MacAloney or King.
>> >
>> > RS141A1b
>> > Index to Late Registration of Births
>> >
>> > Child MCCORMACK, MARVEL PRATT
>> > Sex M
>> > Date of Birth 1912 | 11 | 19 (Y-M-D)
>> > Place SAINT JOHN
>> > County SAINT JOHN
>> > Father MCCORMACK, GEORGE HAMILTON
>> > Mother BEST, SARAH ANN
>> > Code 1912--802063
>> > Microfilm F23681
>> > =================
>> > Again, there¹s no marriage because possibly neither have a divorce so it¹s
>> > common law again. George was married to Minnie (?) in 1911, a lady 29
>> years
>> > his junior. George Hamilton McCormick¹s first wife was Mary Ann McCloskey.
>> > =============
>> > Automated Genealogy Version;
>> > 1911 Saint John County Census, Saint John family #142, McCORMACK:
>> > 46 142 McCormack George M Head M Jan 1860 50 1901
>> > 47 142 McCormack Minnie F Wife M Aug 1889 21 1901
>> > 48 142 McCormack Lillie F Daughter S Mar 1890 20 1901
>> > 49 142 McCormack George M Son S Apr 1896 14 1901
>> > 50 142 McCormack Alice F Daughter S Apr 1898 12 1901
>> > 1 141 McCormack Gerald M Son S Jul 1902 8
>> > 2 141 McCormack Alditha F Daughter S Jan 1904 6
>> > 3 141 McCormack Vera F Daughter S Dec 1906 4
>> >
>> > Note Alditha [Aldytha Christina] and Vera [Madeline] McCormick on the
>> census
>> > above are the same two step-daughters listed in Annie Sarah (Best)
>> Harrison
>> > obit posted earlier today.
>> >
>> > So, the same kind of things were happening back then as today, only it
>> > wasn¹t talked about or kept better hidden whereas today, no one is ashamed
>> > about it. If there was ³spousal abuse² back then and a wife had to leave
>> her
>> > husband, there were no ³social safety nets² as we have today. She had to
>> > quickly find another man to support her and any children she may have had
>> > with her. Many second marriages happened back then without divorces
>> whereas
>> > with today¹s records, one couldn¹t get away with it and would be charged
>> > with bigamy.
>> >
>> > My thoughts only.
>> >
>> > Dave
>> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> >
>> > On 12/29/08 7:12 PM, "malloyd57" <malloyd57@...
>> <mailto:malloyd57%40yahoo.com>
>> > <mailto:malloyd57%40yahoo.com> > wrote:
>> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > I'm just wondering about the spelling of McAloney or MacAloney. Any
>>>> >> > records I have, the name is spelled McAloney. Also, I was presuming
>>>> >> > that since Annie May married Edward King about 1910, I thought
>>>> >> > Frances and Charles were from his first marriage, because of the
>>>> >> > dates of their births? I have Charles b. 1907 and Frances b. 1910, so
>>>> >> > it's conceivable that Frances is Annie and Edwards', but not Charles?
>>>> >> > I thought I'd read something on this message board that said he'd
>>>> >> > been a widower who was about 35 years older than Annie? Maybe I just
>>>> >> > misunderstood? Are there any birth records available for Frances and
>>>> >> > Charles, that confirm that they are Annie & Edward's children?
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > Marjorie
>>>> >> >
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