Re: Angus, Baxter and Chappell families

Let,s keep it simple in the beginning to avoid any confusion .Lockwood , Adolphus and Frederick Baxter received grants of land REMSHEG Grants in 1785 .All formerly of Westchester N.Y. I need to establish which one of these brothers was the ancestor of Adolphus Baxter my maternal Great Grandfather. Next is the dates of death and place of burial of Adolphus and his wife Caroline. born Ward 1st marriage to Marcus Chappell . 3rd records indicate my grandmother Alice Baxter had an older sister Agnes ; any information on her will fill a void.

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From: Gerry Mattinson <gmattins@...>
Date: Sunday, January 3, 2010 8:22 am
Subject: Re: [nscumber] Angus, Baxter and Chappell families
To: nscumber <>

> Hello Geoff,
> I'm certain you'll get many responses to your posting because
> the marriage of your grandfather (Arthur Daniel Casey ANGUS) and
> grandmother (Alice M. BAXTER) united two of the often and well-
> researched Cumberland County families:
> - Arthur ANGUS was a descendant of Nathaniel SMITH who
> emigrated to Nova Scotia in 1774
> - Alice BAXTER was a descendant of the BAXTERs who
> emigrated to Nova Scotia from Westchester Co., New York (in the
> late 1790s?)
> Very briefly, my connection to your family is through my great-
> great-grandmother, Sarah BAXTER (born about 1834, died 1885) who
> was a cousin of your grandmother (Alice BAXTER).
> I had found Arthur ANGUS in the 1881, 1891, 1901& 1911 census returns
> and Alice BAXTER in the 1881, ____, 1901& 1911 census returns
> but their children in the 1911 return are difficult to
> read. It looks like:
> - Edith Caroline, born Aug. 1904 in Sask.
> - Eva, born May 1907 in Sask.
> - Lucy ____, born Mar 1909 in Sask.
> Can you confirm the names of their children? And are you
> the son of Lucy?
> You say your records are incomplete and that you want to bring
> them up-to-date: What would you like from me and/or from
> list members?
> Gerry
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