Gordon Best, Parrsboro - Mahaley "Hala" Crossman, Port Gre_ ville

If interested in following these two lines.

Also McCullough and Welch related to the Parrsboro Shore.

Dave
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NSARM Cumberland Co marriage registrations
Year: 1916 Book: 38 Page: 122 Number:
Groom: BEST, Gordon, 21, b, labourer
living Parrsboro, born Parrsboro
s/o Samuel Best & Sarah Boyd, seaman
and
Bride: CROSSMAN, Hala, 21, s
living Port Greville, born Port Greville
d/o Samuel Crossman & Abbie McCully, shipbuilder
married 1916-11-03 at Parrsboro, NS
before Mrs Alice A Fash, Erma A Fash
by Z L Fash, Baptist
[collected by EMKeys 2008-06-05]
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1921 Census:
Name: Gordon Best
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 24
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birth Place: Nova Scotia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Hala Best
Father Birth Place: Nova Scotia
Mother Birth Place: England
Racial or Tribal Origin: English
Province or Territory: New Brunswick
District: St John and Albert
District Number: 47
Sub-District: Saint John (City) - Wellington Ward
Sub-District Number: 5
City, Town or Village: St John City Wellington Ward
Street or Township: 116 City Road
Municipality: Wellington Ward
Occupation: Laborer
Income: 900
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Gordon Best 24
Hala Best 23
Vera Best 3
Elsie Best 3/12
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Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141)
RS141B7
Index to New Brunswick Marriages

Name JOHNSON, WILLIAM ALLAN
Married BEST, VERA VIOLA
Date 1937-05-30
County SAINT JOHN
Parish LANCASTER
Number 7416
Code B4/1937
Microfilm F20006
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Vital Statistics from Government Records (RS141)
RS141B7
Index to New Brunswick Marriages

Name GRIFFITH, NORMAN BEVERLY
Married BEST, ELSIE MAY
Date 1942-05-03
County SAINT JOHN
Parish SAINT JOHN
Number 28527
Code B4/1942
Microfilm F20026
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Norman B. Griffith

Born: Oct. 19, 1922

Visitation: . Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday morning
from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Newington Memorial

Service: . His funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the
Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, with the Rev.
Dr. Kenneth C. Brookes officiating.
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Cemetery: He will be laid to rest in Center Cemetery, Newington.

Norman B. Griffith, 89, of Newington, passed away on Monday, October 31,
2011. Born October 19, 1922, in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, he was a
Newington resident since 1962. Mr. Griffith served in the Canadian Army
during World War II. He was employed by St. John Shipbuilding Dry Dock and
Ocean Steel as a fabricator, and retired from Standard Structural Steel,
Newington. He is survived by a special friend, Carmen Manix of West
Hartford; two sons, David Griffith and his fiancée Rebecca Sokolowski of
Frostproof, FL, and Gordon Griffith and his wife Carolyn of Lebanon, ME;
four grandchildren, Louise Baker of Lake Forest, CA, Kevin Griffith of
Aurora, CO, Kenneth Griffith and his wife Amy of Meriden, and William
Griffith of Kennebunk, ME; two great grandsons and two great granddaughters;
several nieces and nephews. Mr. Griffith is pre-deceased by his wife of 57
years, Elsie Best Griffith in 1999, and son Kenneth Griffith in 1968. The
family greatly appreciates the services Mr. Griffith received through the
VNA and Hospice. His funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
at the Newington Memorial Funeral Home, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington, with the
Rev. Dr. Kenneth C. Brookes officiating. He will be laid to rest in Center
Cemetery, Newington. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday
morning from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Newington Memorial. In lieu of
flowers, please make donations to VNA Healthcare Hospice, 103 Woodland St.,
Hartford, CT 06105. To share a memory with the family, please visit us at
www.newingtonmemorial.com.
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