Re: Obit: GRAHAM, Hance E; Porter, Demings & Knowlton _ related

--- In >Hi again. I meant that Stella was neice of my gg grandmother Minnie
Porter , I need to wake up I guess. Cora
> Dave:
>
> Here the SSDI record on her death:
>
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> SSDI on line version
> Name: GRACE C HOOK
> DoB: 05 Oct 1903
> DoD: Jan 1993
> Last Res: 04915 (Belfast, Waldo, ME)
> Last Ben: (none specified)
> SSI #: 098-09-0057
> Issued: New York
> [collected by EMKeys 2009-01-12]
> =============================
> and m/3??? or 4???
> ============================
> Name: HAROLD HOOK
> DoB: 01 Oct 1901
> DoD: Nov 1970
> Last Res: 04915 (Belfast, Waldo, ME)
> Last Ben: (none specified)
> SSI #: 010-14-2554
> Issued: Massachusetts
> [collected by EMKeys 2009-01-12]
> ============================
>
> Eric
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Winter" <davidwinter@...>
> To: "nscumber" <
> related
>
>
> There was some interest in Benjamin Porter J. Porter and son,
Frederick
> Joseph Porter a while back.
>
> I have Fred and Hattie¹s marriage as breaking up after Hance Logan,
Stella
> Bernice and Grace Porter are born. Fred m/2 Lucy Alice Wasson while
Hattie
> m/2 Frederick J. Burke (possibly in Fitchburg, Mass.). By 1911, the
3
> children are living with their maternal uncle, Burton Knowlton and
> grandmother, Abigail (Crossman) Knowlton.
>
> I just dug out this new data on Grace Bella Porter this afternoon.
>
> Dave
> =================
> Hance¹s maternal uncle, Hance Logan Porter:
>
> NSARM Cumberland Delayed Births, 1904; Book 1904; Page #70100973
> Hance Logan Porter, born 20 Jan 1897, Spencer¹s Island
> S/o Fred Porter, Painter and Harriet Maude Knowlton
> Father born Spenser¹s Island; Living Advocate Harbour
> Applied for on 29 Aug 1928 from Fitchburg, Mass.
> Affidavit signed at Halifax by Emeline Welch, Wolfville, Aunt
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2009
> ==================
> Hance¹s maternal aunt, Grace Bella Porter:
>
> NSARM Cumberland Delayed Births, 1904; Book 1904; Page #69901325
> Grace (Porter) Cameron, widow of James Cameron, born 5 Oct 1903,
Spencer¹s
> Island
> D/o Fred Porter, Painter and Harriet Knowlton
> Father born Spenser¹s Island; Living Advocate
> Applied for on 11 Jun 1928
> Affidavit signed at Parrsboro by Nellie Spicer, Cousin
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2009
> -------------------
> NSARM Cumberland Marriages, 1922; Book #40; Page #68
> John James Demings, Farmer, b, 21, Methodist
> Living Conns Mills; Born ??????, Pictou County
> S/o Alex Demings, Pugwash River, and Telmay? Henderson
> And
> Grace Bella Porter, Teacher, s, 19, Baptist
> Living Pugwash; Born Spencer¹s Island
> D/o Fred Porter, Fraserville, and Hattie Knowlton
> Guardian Aunt, Alida Mattenson
> Married 13 Sep 1922, Baptist Parsonage, Pugwash
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2009
> Note: By 1928, she¹s the widow of James Cameron
> -----------------------
> Automatic Genealogy Version;
> 1911 Cumberland County Census, Port Greville family #190, KNOWLTON:
> 45 190 Knowlton Burton M Head S Aug 1874 36
1901
> 46 190 Knowlton Abigail F Mother W Sep 1842 68 1901
> 47 190 Porter Hance M Nephew S May 1897 14 1901
> 48 190 Porter Stella F Niece S May 1901 10 1901
> 49 190 Porter Gracy F Niece S Oct 1903 7 1901
> Note: Living with their maternal uncle and grandmother
> ==================
> Hance Logan and Grace Bella¹s parents:
>
> Amherst Daily News, Friday, May 27, 1949, pg. #4; Reel #2697, NSARM,
> Halifax, N.S.
> OBITUARY: Frederick Joseph Porter
> Advocate, May 26 - The death of Frederick Porter occurred at his
home here
> on Monday morning, May 16. He had been in poor health for more than
a year,
> but his sudden death came as a shock to his family and friends.
Born at
> Spencer's Island 77 years ago, he was the son of the late Benjamin
Porter
> and Mary Jane Carson of Fredericton, N.B. His parents were one of
the first
> settlers in Spencer's Island. When but a young man he had the
misfortune to
> lose his right arm in a saw mill, but he overcame this handicap by
taking a
> course in painting and paper hanging, and people marveled at the
beautiful
> work he always did do. He had a pleasing personality which won for
him a
> wide circle of friends. Surviving besides his wife, are one adopted
> daughter, May, at home; three children by a former marriage; one
son, Hance
> Logan Porter of Fetchburg, Mass.; (Estella) Mrs. Ellerton Graham,
Port
> Greville; (Grace) Mrs. Harold Hook, Melrose, Mass.; and one sister,
Mrs.
> Emma Smith (who visited him last year) of Newport, R.I.; and a
brother,
> Robert Porter of Spencer's Island. The funeral which was largely
attended
> was held from the home of his niece, Mrs. Weston Tibbetts and Mr.
Tibbetts
> at Advocate on Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Eric Miner of the
Baptist
> Church officiating, assisted by Rev. George MacLean of the United
Church.
> The hymns sung were a solo by Leslie Spicer, "Looking This Way",
which was
> always a favorite of the deceased; "Lead Kindly Light" and "Safe In
The Arms
> Of Jesus". The floral tributes were many and beautiful.
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2009
> --------------------------------
> Parrsboro Record, Tuesday, September 21, 1948, pg. #1; Reel #2866,
NSARM,
> Halifax, N.S.
> OBITUARY: Mrs. Fred J. Burke
> Port Greville, September 14 - The death of Harriett Maude, wife of
Fred J.
> Burke, occurred at the Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, Mass., Saturday
morning,
> September 11 from coronary thrombosis after a few days illness. The
late
> Mrs. Burke was born at Fraserville, Cumberland County, 72 years
ago, a
> daughter of the late William and Abigail (Crossman) Knowlton. In
her early
> life, she was well known in this part of the province as well as in
New
> Brunswick where she conducted a dress-making and ladies tailoring
business,
> but for over 30 years, she has been a resident of Fitchburg. She
was a
> member of the Baptist Church and leaves a wide circle of friends.
surviving
> besides her husband are three children by a former marriage, one
son, Hance
> Logan Porter, Fitchburg, Mass.; two daughters, Mrs. Ellerton Graham
> (Stella), Port Greville; and Mrs. Harold Cooke (Grace) of Belfast,
Me.; also
> three sisters, Mrs. Oliver Allen, Port Greville; Mrs. William
Fraser,
> Parrsboro; and Mrs. George Fingler, Pugwash; also seven
grandchildren.
> Funeral services were held at Fitchburg, Monday with interment in
the family
> plot.
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 12 Jan 2009
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>
>
> On 1/12/09 1:06 PM, "keysie" <keysie@...> wrote:
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> >
> >
> > GRAHAM, Hance E - 73, Hammond Plains, and formerly of Fox River,
passed
> > away
> > Friday, January 9, 2009, at home. Born in Fox River, he was a son
of the
> > late
> > Ellerton and Stella (Porter) Graham. He was a retired auto body
mechanic
> > and
> > painter. He is survived by the mother of his children, Eleanor
(Wright)
> > Graham, Lower Sackville; daughters, Shelley, Karen, Tara and two
> > grandchildren. He was predeceased by sister, Ardis; brother,
Porter.
> > Visitation 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, in Smith's Funeral Home,
> > Parrsboro,
> > where funeral service will follow at 2 p.m., Rev. Greg Doyle
officiating.
> > Burial in Port Greville United Cemetery. Memorial donations may
be made to
> > the
> > Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or charity of choice.
On-line
> > condolences at: www.smithsfuneralhome.com
> > [Monday 12-January-2009 The Chronicle-Herald, Halifax NS]
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