Surname Registry – B

Surnames are listed in alphabetical order. Click on the first letter of the name you are researching.

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BAIRD – John Wellington, b. c.1878, d. 1944, Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Jerry Randall Nov-06

Seeking information on surnames Baird and Swin(n)erton, in Amherst. Specifically, John Wellington Baird, died 1944 age 65 years 9 months, making him born in 1878-79. Looking for his parents. He married Annie Maude Swinnerton. Looking for her birth and death dates. She was born in England.

Thanks
Jerry Randall
g.randall@ns.sympatico.ca

BAIRD – Thomas, b. c.1822, d. 2 Feb 1877, Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Tristan Baird Jul-05

I would like to register a surname with your group.
I am seeking information on Thomas Baird, born cir. 1822, Amherst, Nova Scotia. He married Annie L. McHaffey of Sackville New Brunswick. Thomas died February 2 1877. He an Annie McHaffy had 9 children that I know of.
-Elizabeth Josephine Baird
-John Milton Baird
-Mary Jane Baird
-Martha A. Baird
-William Dixon Baird
-Eveline R. Baird
-Caroline F. Baird
-Thomas Clarke Baird
-Caroline L. Baird
If anyone has any information on where Thomas Baird may have originated, and also where the families may have moved away to. I love to hear from you. Please contact me thru e-mail tristanbaird@hotmail.com
Thank you very much
Tristan Baird
tristanbaird@hotmail.com

BAKER – John, b. 1841, Minudie-Barronsfield, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Arnold DesBarres Nov-04

BARKHOUSE – Canada/USA
Submitted by Karen Broughton Feb-05

BARRETT – Amherst/Tidnish/ Springhill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Carol-Ann Barrett Jun-05

BARRY – Joseph, b. abt.1810, Parrsboro, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Ruth Holmes Mar-05

BATES – Karen Ann, Joggins, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Mark McCombs Dec-02

BATTIST – b. 1850, Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Lauretta-Lynn Battist Jul-03

BEATON – Malcolm, b. 25 Oct 1864, d. 14-Apr-46, Springhill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Hugh C. Beaton Mar-06

BEATTY(IE) – Ann J./Jane A., b. 1826/7, Amherst, Cumb. Co. NS
Submitted by Lynn Lewis Mar-17

I am seeking information on Ann Jane/Jane Ann Beatty/Beattie who was born 26 Dec 1826/7 in Amherst; who married Richard B. Cove in 1857 in New Brunswick. She was living with her daughter Bessie Laura Bonnyman on the 1901 census so she must have died thereafter. But, I cannot find anything about her death. She was my second great grandmother.

BENJAMIN – Jeremiah K., b. 28 Oct 1831, Fox River, Cumb. (Kings) Co., NS
Submitted by Steve Benjamin Jan-05

BENNETT – Bennett Hill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Marilyn Bennett Apr-01

BENNETT – John, b. c.1889, Springhill, NS
Submitted by Brenda Donovan Jun-12

I am looking for any information Ican find about my grandfather, John Bennett. He was bprn sometime around 1889, and from what I have been told, lived in Springhill, NS. He later moved to Walpole, Norfolk County, MA. and married Harriett Patterson. They has 7 children. I believe that one may have died in a hunting accident. Any information, or a point in the right direction of where to find information would be greatly appreciated.

BENT – Elizabeth, b. 1794, d. 1868,
Submitted by Suzyqe101 Apr-11

BENT – John, b. 1747, d. 1823,
Submitted by Suzyqe101 Apr-11

BENT – Matilda, b. 31 Oct 1843, (b.)Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Betty Compeer – Cooper Oct-05

We are looking for the ancestors of John Cooper, who was born on November 9, 1838 in Shiminicas, Cumberland County. He died in Springhill on December 7, 1881.
He was married to Matilda Bent, born October 31, 1843 in Amherst. They were married on October 6, 1864 in Pugwash.
Matilda’s parents were Cyrus Bent and Elizabeth Mary Oxley.
Hope to here from you soon.
Kindest Regards,
Frans Compeer and Betty Compeer – Cooper
frans.compeer@sympatico.ca

BERRY – Cumb. Co.
Submitted by Cathy Mazur Dec-08

BERRY – Asa, b. 1803, Bennett Hill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Bob Coombs Jul-02

BERRY – Thomas, b. abt 1760, Amherst, & Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Virgina (Ward) Bergmann Jun-05

BEST – William, Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Marilyn Bennett Sep-01

BETTS – Benjamin, b. 1777, Saratoga, NY
Submitted by Eleanor Crowley Mar-09

BIGELOW – Muriel, b. 25-Dec-00, d. 30-May-79, Spencers Island, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by C. Brad McLellan Dec-05

b. December 25, 1900 in Spencers Island, Cumb. Co., N.S.
m. Frank Melville McLellan of Oshawa,ON. circa 1950 in Boston, MA. area
d. May 30, 1979 in Oshawa,ON.
both Frank and Muriel’s remains buried in McLellan family Plat in Advocate, Cumb. N.S. Muriel also had a sister Margaret b. Spencers Island but other details not known.

I am interested in the BIGELOW CONNECTON. If any reader who has knowlege about this, please contact me at your convenience. Thank you.

C. Brad McLellan
Apt. 2313
6599 Glen Erin Drive,
MISSISSAUGA, ON. Canada
L5N 2X3
(905) 819-9144
mclellangalloway@rogers. com

BIRD – Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Norma Day Mar-05

BIRD – Henry Donald, b. 1787, d. 18 Dec 1881, East Mapleton, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Wayne R. Bird Apr-03

I have quite a lot of info on the origins of the Bird family in the area of East Mapleton, Nova Scotia, but am still searching.

In particular I am trying to learn more about Henry Donald Bird, b.1787 – d. Dec.18,1881. He had two wives. Second wife was Ann Maria Brown, but I have a major blank when I try to find anything on his first wife, or anything about his children by his first wife. His son was, I believe, John Sidney, 1812-1883, who had two children, Crane and Maria. I have nothing past this point.

Also, Henry had a brother with him when he first arrived there, but I can find no information on him whatever.

Anything you can do to help will be very much appreciated.
Thanks.

Wayne R. Bird
wrbird@shaw.ca

And, before you ask, yes I am related to Will R. Bird. His great grandfather is my great, great, great grandfath

BISHOP – Albert James, b. Apr 13 1879, d. Jan 17 1932, Lived Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Bernie Bradner Nov-10

BISHOP – William C., b. 1847, d. 1922, Lived Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Bernie Bradner Apr-05

http://www.aztec-net.com/~bradner/

BISHOP (YEATES) – Mary Alice, b. May 21 1881, d. Feb 27 1971, Lived Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Bernie Bradner Nov-10

BLACK – William, b. 1727, d. 1821, Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Don Chapman Dec-16

http://www.chignecto.org/

BLACKWOOD – Port Greville, Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Joanne Bennett Oct-01

BLENKHORN – Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Lee Nettnin Apr-01

BLENKHORN – b. 1780, d. 25 Apr 1830, Nappan/Maccan, Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Donna Walker Sep-03

BLENKHORN – Reuben, Parrsboro, Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Mary Laura Blenkhorn Jan-06

BLUE – Malcolm, b. bap.Feb 1799, Wallace, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Mae Saunders Aug-04

Blue, Malcolm
baptised Feb 1799 Isle of Colonsay Scotland
married Flora Munn PEI ca 1828
moved to Wallace NS ca 1857
buried Knox Cemetery Wallace
According to FM Church maps 1864 & 1869, Malcolm Blue lived on the Kerrs Mill Road

Mae Saunders
Halifax NS
mae.cec@ns.sympatico.ca

BONNELL – Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Dan MacDonald Mar-01

BORDEN – Nova Scotia
Submitted by Hugh Borden Mar-01

BOSS – Tidnish, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Venus & Chris May-04

BOWDEN – Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Mary Mahaney Jul-06

BOWSER – Aubrey William, b. 5 Sep 190, d. Mar-73, Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Jackie Lindsey May-01

BOYLE – James, bother of John (below) Wallace, NS
Submitted by Lilla Cole Nov-02

BOYLE – John, b. 10 May 1841, d. 27-Feb-14, Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Lilla Cole Nov-02

BRADNER – William B., b. Jan 15 1876, d. Jan 14 1942, Pugwash, NS d. NH, USA
Submitted by Bernie Bradner Nov-10

BRAGG – Jane, b. 19 Dec 1845, d. 16-Jul-34, b. Windham Hill, NS d. NH, USA
Submitted by David Mitchell James Jul-01

Researching Jane Bragg, b. 19 Dec. 1845 in Winham Hill, Cumberland, NS; died 16 Jul 1934 in Upper Onslow, Colchester, NH; married Andrew Taylor 4 Jun 1873 in Amherst, Cumberland, NS. Buried in Williamsdale, Cumberland, NS. Daughter of John Bragg and Jane Rogers.

David Mitchell James
420 Central Rd
Rye, NH 03870-2546
603 964-5472
jamesdm49@aol.com

{Response to query}

The following information is supplied by Catherine Dickie, a CCGS researcher, in response to your query on the Cumberland County Genealogical Society website, re: Bragg and Taylor

John Bragg (m) 22 Jan 1838 Jane Rogers; found in River Philip Township Records.
(Upper Onslow is in Colchester Co. NS.)
John and Jane had;
Mary Elizabeth b, 15 Dec 1839
Amy Ann b, 27 Mar 1842
Charles b, 11 Jan 1844
Jane b, 19 Dec 1846
Robert b, 28 Feb 1848
Wm Woodland b, 14 Mar 1850

Jane’s headstone in Williamsdale Cemetery has 1845-1934
Jane was Andrew Taylor’s second wife.
His first wife was Rosanna L Fillmore, d, 10 Nov 1871 age 36.

Thomas Dobson Taylor 1793 – 7 April 1834 age 51. (Williamsdale Cemetery) his wife Sarah Rodger 1798 – 26 May 1894 age 84. Daughter of James Rodger and Rachael (___) of NB. Married 11 Dec 1811. They had;
Hannah 3 Oct 1812
James Edward 17 Nov 1817 – 19 Dec 1817
Sarah Ann 25 Apr 1821
Michael 20 May 1824
Thomas 14 Jun 1828
Wm. R. 27 Oct 1829
*Andrew 23 Mar 1832 – 2 May 1907*
Anthony 8 Dec 1833

Andrew (m)1 by 1855 Rosanna S. Fillmore b, 12 Oct 1835 – 10 Nov 1871 age 36. Daughter of Spiller and Harriet (Weatherhead) Fillmore.
(m)2 – 4 Jun 1873 Jane Bragg 1845-1943 – Witnesses – Wm. and Robert Bragg (Taylor Family History by Catherine Dickie)

BRINE / BRUN – Stephen, b. ca.1818, River Hebert, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Judith O’Brien Beck Apr-01

I would like to add Brine/Brun to the registry. I have the family line back to Stephen Brine born abt 1818 and his wife Rosalia Comeau born abt 1832. They attended St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church and resided in River Herbert. 1871,1881, and 1891 Census records prove this. Looking for death dates and other info. Thanks!
Judith O’Brien Beck born in Maine
Live in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
JOBsAngels@aol.com

BRODIE – Edward, b. bet 1790 – 1815, Westmorland Co., NB & Cumberland Co., NS
Submitted by Barb (Brodie) Kineke Feb-17

Hello, I am searching first for Edward Brodie born in Scotland possibly anywhere from 1790s to maybe 1829. I need a birth and death on him as well as burial site. All i have is mention of him in a marriage to Emily Davis April 8, 1833 Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada. I am searching a birth, death and burial site of Emily as well, she may have passed on as Emily Vanamburgh. Emily is daughter of Thomas and Sarah Davis, Thomas and Sarah both born Westmorland Parish, Westmorland, New Brunswick. Emily had a brother named Stephen who married Pheobe Anderson. I am seeking the birth, death and burial places of Thomas and Sarah Davis and their parentage.
Edward and Emily had the following children:
-Stuart or James Brodie born Aug 30, 1834 married Florenda Baxter
-Colon Campbell Brodie (my great great grandfather) was born Aug 6, 1835 in Bayside, New Brunswick and married Margaret May Wells. (Margaret daughter of Charles and Susan Ward Wells.) I am searching for birth and death and burial places for Charles and Susan as well as their parentage.
-Ann Catharine Brodie born July 22, 1838 in Botsford Parish, New Brunswick and married Benjamin Reed Filmore
-Thomas born about 1841
-Sarah Jane Brodie born New Brunswick about 1845 married Robert Vanember (Vanamburgh)This is where it gets strange because Sarah Janes mother Emily Davis Brodie later marries Robert Vanembers brother Gideon Van Ember around 1860 so either my Edward Brodie is dead by then or left Emily. But how wierd is that, she marries her daughters brother in law!
-Lucitta Brodie is the last child born around 1848 and married Benjamin Sudsbury.
This is what I know of Edward. Any help would be much appreciated or if anyone has descended from any of these lines. Alot of the families went into the United States. I know that at least two of Stuarts children remained in Canada. Charlotte or Lottie Brodie married Frederick William McKay and Martha Alice Brodie married Theodore Peter Peters and both of these lines i believe stayed in Canada, Martha died in Nova Scotia and is buried in Seaview, Cemetery in Bayview, Nova Scotia and Charlotte died in St. John and is buried at Port Elgin Fernwood.
Colon settled first in Maine, USA and then in MA, USA where he and his wife died.
Ann Catharine Brodie Fillmore ended up in Oklahoma, USA where she and her husband died.
Thomas i do not have any information on
Sarah Jane Brodie Vanember i am thinking stayed in Canada but some of her family went to the USA
Lucitta Brodie Sudsbury went into MA, USA.
I have an 1851 census of Botsford Parish with Emily and her two daughters Catherine and Lucelly with the surname of Braddie. Edward and the rest of the children are not there. Living with Emilys brother Stephen and his family are her two children Stuart and Sarah as servants. They are listed with the surname Broddie. I hope to hear from someone who is connected or can help me. Thank you, Barb Brodie Kineke at micknbarb1980@yahoo.com
Surnames:
Brodie, Davis, Wells, Vanember-Vanamburgh

BROUGHTON – Canada/USA
Submitted by Karen Broughton Feb-05

BROWN – Cumberland County, NS
Submitted by Lee Nettnin Apr-01

BROWN – Benjamin, b. 1811, New Yarmouth, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Greg Brown Jan-03

Looking for information on:

Brown, Benjamin born about 1811, New Horton, N.B. but who settled in New Yarmouth, Cumberland County, N.S. – who were his parents, siblings, etc.

Brown, Hiram – married Margaret Dacres in 1856 St. George’s Anglican Church Records, Parrsboro, N.S. He moved to Parrsboro prior to 1856 and family legend says he was “lost at sea” leaving two young sons, Amos and James. Who was Hiram, and where did he come from?

Greg Brown
23 Carnation Crescent
Riverview, N.B.
E1B 4C2
browngr@nb.sympatico.ca http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/r/o/Gregory-r-brown-R-Brown/?Welcome=1039528473

BROWN – Elizabeth, 1790 in Cumb. Co., NS possibly native descent
Submitted by Anne E. Rector Oct-01

Brown, Elizabeth
Birth?
Death?
Location M. E. Henwood 1790 Cumberland Co.
Submitter: Anne E. Rector rectory@lks.net
Additional detail- Elizabeth and daughter noted as Mulatto in Parish Register. Husband’s surname Henwood carried by Mi’kmaq’s today. May be native descent.
Anne Rector
Belleville Ontario, Canada
rectory@lks.net

BROWN – Ester, b. 1790, d. 1882, b.Southampton, d.Farnhamville, IA, USA
Submitted by Charla Hardesty Mar-01

BROWN – Frank Milford, b. 1874, Pugwash
Submitted by Barbara Brown Feb-12

I wish to add the name of Frank Milford Brown to the registry. His father was William Henry Brown married in 1873 to Mary Rebecca Seaman. Henry was a merchant in Pugwash. Frank was born 4 Jan 1874 in Pugwash and became an undertaker and funeral director. Frank married Catherine Mcleod 26 Sept 1899. She was born in Tatamagouche 26 May 1874. Frank and Catherine had one daughter that I am aware of named Doreen, born 1904 and one son named Alan William or ( William Allan) born in July 1910. Frank left Pugwash much later and moved to Ottawa. He was a Mason. I am searching for his death certificate and any other information that is available.

Thank you
Barbara Brown
emailbarbarabrown@gmail.com

BROWN – Hiram, Parrsboro, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Greg Brown Jan-03

Looking for information on:

Brown, Benjamin born about 1811, New Horton, N.B. but who settled in New Yarmouth, Cumberland County, N.S. – who were his parents, siblings, etc.

Brown, Hiram – married Margaret Dacres in 1856 St. George’s Anglican Church Records, Parrsboro, N.S. He moved to Parrsboro prior to 1856 and family legend says he was “lost at sea” leaving two young sons, Amos and James. Who was Hiram, and where did he come from?

Greg Brown
23 Carnation Crescent
Riverview, N.B.
E1B 4C2
browngr@nb.sympatico.ca http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/r/o/Gregory-r-brown-R-Brown/?Welcome=1039528473

BROWN – John, b. 1742, d. 1790, d. Wallace Bay, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Deborah Brown-Warren Aug-01

personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pwarren

BROWN – John, b. 1774, b. New York, USA
Submitted by Deborah Brown-Warren Aug-01

personal.nbnet.nb.ca/pwarren

BROWN – John, b. abt 1843, Amherst, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Sarah Godby Oct-05

BROWN – John William, b. 26 Nov 1814, Joggins, River Philip, Cumb. Co., NS & Ontario
Submitted by Deborah & Bliss Brown Apr-07

BRYAN – Angela, b. 1971, Springhill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Angela Bryan Dec-01

BULMER (FREEZE) – Mary (Martha), b. 1752, res. Cumberland (Twnshp.) County, NS
Submitted by Wallace Howe Sep-08

BURROWS – Springhill, Cumb. Co., NS
Submitted by Carol Riopel Sep-04