Re: Precious Pearl Ayala/Vina Brown of Lower Cove; Brown & M_ cWhirter

Dave and others:
I see that George is son of James BROWN of Canaan. Is James
possibly a brother of William?

I won't be at the Halifax Archives today- weather related.
David L.


I believe Vina on the 1901 Census and Precious Pearl on the 1911 Census
> are
> the same lady.
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> I have her m/1 Hollis Stuart Spence, born Jul 1901, Parrsboro, on 21 Dec
> 1922, Baptist Parsonage, Amherst. Five years later, she's m/2 Fred Tait in
> Michigan, 1927. Did Hollis die or were they divorced??????
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> Possible Pearl has siblings, Annie Elva, William Earl, Charles A., Ethel
> Orle, LeRoy Edgar and Jessie G. Brown.
>
> I have a marriage for George Brown and Edith McWhirter of 4 Sep 1897 but
> can't locate the record.
>
> Dave
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> Cumberland Marriage Index:
> BROWN JOHN 25 S JOGGINS MINES JOGGINS MINES JAMES
> 4 Sep 1897, Baptist, West Apple River, N.S.
> MCWHIRTER EDITH 17 S WEST APPLE RIVER WEST APPLE RIVER WILLIAM ANNIE
> 625
> Note: Should be George E. Brown
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> Automated Genealogy Version;
> 1901 Cumberland County Census, Minudie family #60, BROWN:
> 1 60 Brown George M Head M Sep 1 1873 27
> 2 60 Brown Eda F Wife M Jan 10 1880 20
> 3 60 Brown Annie F Daughter S Jul 15 1897 3
> 4 60 Brown Vina F Daughter S Oct 10 1900 6/12
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> Automated Genealogy Version;
> 1911 Cumberland County Census, Lower Cove family #59, BROWN:
> 24 59 Brown George Lower Cove M Head M Sep 1872 38
> 1901
> 25 59 Brown Eadth M F Wife M Jan 1882 29 1901
> 26 59 Brown Annie F Daughter S Jul 1897 13 1901
> 27 59 Brown Perl F Daughter S Oct 1899 11 1901
> 28 59 Brown William M Son S May 1902 9 1901
> 29 59 Brown Charlie M Son S May 1904 7 1901
> 30 59 Brown Ethel F Daughter S Apr 1906 5 1901
> 31 59 Brown Ray M Son S Mar 1909 2 1901
> 32 59 Brown Jessie G F Daughter S Jan 1911 5/12 1901
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> NSARM Cumberland Delayed Registered Births, 1900; Page #99100021
> Precoius Pearl Brown, born 21 Oct 1900, Lower Cove, N.S., d/o George
> Brown,
> [Mine] Engineer, born Lower Cove, and Edith May McWhirter
> Affidavit by self, Pearl Ayala Pearl Brown, nee, 135 E. Shevlin, Hazel
> Park,
> Michigan on June 1958
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> Photocopy of Baptismal certificate, baptized C of E., Joggins on 29 Oct
> 1916
>
> Another document; Edith May Adams, 4567 Walton Blvd., Drayton Plains,
> Oakland County, Michigan - in part, I am the mother of Pearl Brown. I was
> previously married to George Brown, her father, who died 1948. I married
> John Adams, my present husband , in 1950, and my maiden name is Edith May
> McWhirter. My daughter has discarded use of name Precious since 1922 at
> which time she was married. Dated 31 May 1958, Michigan.
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> Another document shows where Pearl (Brown) Spence m/2 Fred Tait, age 54 of
> Detroit, born New York on 19 Nov 1927. The document say if she previously
> married one time.
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 10 Jan 2010
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> NSARM Cumberland Marriages, 1922; Book #40; Page #156
> Hollis Stuart Spence, Painter, b, 21, Methodist
> Living Amherst; Born Parrsboro
> S/o Clifford H. Spence, Parrsboro, and Clara Allen
> And
> Pearl Brown, s, 22, Anglican
> Living Joggins Mines; Born Joggins Mines
> D/o George Brown, Joggins, and Edith May McWhirter
> Married 21 Dec 1922, Pastor's Residence, Amherst
> License #1234
> Before Madeline M. Chapman and K.B. Rose, both of Amherst
> By Rev. C.W. Rose, Amherst, Baptist
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 10 Jan 2010
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> Pearl's father, George Edwin Brown:
>
> NSARM Cumberland Deaths, 1949; Page #3113
> George E. Brown, Lower Cove, Married, Mining Engineer
> Born 16 Sep 1872, Lower Cove
> Died 11 May 1949, Lower Cove, age 76 years, 7 months, 25 days, of Cardio
> Vascular Disease, Enlarged Prostate
> H/o Mrs. Edith Brown
> S/o James Brown, Canaan, and Matilda Brown, Ireland
> Informant; Mrs. William E. Brown, Joggins Mines, Daughter-in-law
> Buried 13 May 1949, Latta Cemetery, River Hebert
>
> Source: Dave Winter, 10 Jan 2010
> Note: Matilda Brown may possibly be nee Stewart
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