Re: FIFE - SMITH marriage

Margaret Jane Smith's birth
Archives Halifax, Nova Scotia Genealogy, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada, Registration Year: 1890 - Book: 1890 - Page: 99000471.

--- In nscumber@yahoogroups.com, Eric Keys <keysie@...> wrote:
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> PANB marriage registrations
> Number: 1736 Ref: B4/1918 Microfilm: F15976
> Groom: FIFE, Bennie Hills, 26, b, miner, Methodist
> living Nelson BC, born [New] Canaan NS
> s/o James & Frances Fife
> and
> Bride: SMITH, Margaret Jane, 22, s, Methodist
> living Parrsboro, born Parrsboro
> d/o Henry & Alberta Smith
> married 1918-04-09 Moncton NB (lic # 88)
> before J W McMurdo, Helen E Fitzpatrick
> by Percy A Fitzpatrick, Moncton NB
> [collected by EMKeys 2011-01-09]
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> This one is giving me a little trouble as I have their first two sons
> (Bennie & Ross) born in 1911 and 1914. The marriage certificate says
> that Margaret was only 22 when married (I think she was 28), so Bennie
> would've been born, if we use age 22 in 1918, when she was 16. I have
> her birth date as 01-June-1890 from the '01 Parrsboro census.
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> Automated Genealogy version
> 1901 Cumberland Co census, Parrsboro, # 55, SMITH:
> 55 Smith, Henry M Head M Nov 3 1851 49
> 55 Smith, Alfretta F Wife M Mar 23 1853 47
> (Alveretta)
> 55 Smith, Sarah F Daughter S Oct 17 1882 18
> (Sarah Elizabeth)
> 55 Smith, Robert M Son S Feb 10 1887 14 (Robert
> Kenneth)
> ***55 Smith, Magga F Daughter S Jun 1 1890 10***
> (Margaret Jane)
> 55 Smith, Harry M Son S Jun 1 1890 10 (Harry
> Morton)
> 55 Smith, Catherine F Daughter S Jun 1 1894 06
> 55 Smith, Sarah F Daughter S Jun 1 1894 06 (Leah)
> 55 Smith, Everett M Son S Feb 11 1898 03
> (Everett Angus)
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> Two sisters, Lucy Diane b 1885-05-05 and Jennie Blanche b 1888-05-06 are
> missing from this family listing together with 5 older siblings (Clara,
> Stewart Adam, Mary Alice, Alma Josephine & Hubert).
>
> Was Maggie just trying to be younger than her hubby?
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>
> Eric
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