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43  Date: 2003-01-02 14:00:13
sue foster ( / no homepage) wrote:

cool site. my family is from/and still lives in Berwick. Thank you

42  Date: 2002-12-28 15:32:50
Bob Groves ( / no homepage) wrote:

I was interested to read the article about James Craig fromm Londonderry, who came to the US, married in Philadelphia, and died in the Mission field in India. He was my mother's grandfather.


Bob Groves, MD

41  Date: 2002-12-22 02:39:49
Glen Zwicker ( / no homepage) wrote:

Great Site. Got some info off it already and I just got on it a short time ago.
Will certainly be returning again soon.

40  Date: 2002-12-15 21:44:04
DELBERT R. WEARE ( / no homepage) wrote:

enjoyed very much. been reading old stories on it for over an hour. i will certainly bookmark this site. with love, d.r.w.

39  Date: 2002-12-08 20:03:15
Jean (Creemer) Beals ( / no homepage) wrote:

Great site !
researching surnames Creemer, Ward , Allen & Beals.

38  Date: 2002-12-07 00:02:18
Leroy L. fuller Jr. ( / wrote:

Grand parents on Fuller line came from Kings county NS. Edward M. Fuller b. ca 1805, living in Avonport when 3 children were b. My gr grandfather Wm. Henry Fuller, and Amos and Celia Fuller. I have my line from Wm. Henry down to the present, but have not been able to find much on Edward my gr gr grandfather.

37  Date: 2002-12-03 13:21:05
Ray De Roche ( / no homepage) wrote:

I enjoy visiting your page from time to time. There are so many interesting and informative items included, especially for somebody who is trying to learn something about one's spouse's hitory.

36  Date: 2002-11-28 20:27:41
Terry A Brown ( / no homepage) wrote:

Love your site - I will drop back when I have more time. My family is from Parrsboro, and area. TTYL

35  Date: 2002-11-26 14:06:12
Mary A. Birch ( / no homepage) wrote:

I read the Berwick newspaper extracts and find them very interesting. I am of Pineo, Strong, Ward, Lyons and Skinner (Kings County) ancestry.

34  Date: 2002-11-17 19:42:08
Linda Hogan ( / no homepage) wrote:

My gratitude for your interesting site and desire to share.
33  Date: 2002-11-17 17:42:05
Irene Oickle ( / no homepage) wrote:

Checking out your site looking for Issac Woodworth in conection with OICLE family. We have German Whitman/Wittmann conected to Bent family in Berwick. Enjoyed checking out your site. Irene

32  Date: 2002-11-10 22:09:32
Jackie Congdon Crosby ( / no homepage) wrote:

I'm related to the Congdons...Benjamin Congdon and Elizabeth Albro down to Harris St.Clair Congdon and Sarah Artz. I'd like to hear from any cousins out there who are interested in dropping me a line.

31  Date: 2002-11-02 05:04:32
David Reed ( / no homepage) wrote:

Most interesting. Several mentions of my great-grandfather W.A. Reed and his family. Also enjoyed the history of Burlington Baptist Church written by my grandfather P.C. Reed

30  Date: 2002-09-22 21:30:53
Pauline Greene (nee Clarke) ( / wrote:

Berwick and the Valley will always be my home no matter where I live. When I can, I come home with my family and spend as much as possible in the Valley. Today I miss home because I know right now all the colors are coming out and all I have to look forward here in Victoria is rain. To my family I miss you all very much. ~Pauline

29  Date: 2002-09-15 14:51:39
Don Landry ( / no homepage) wrote:

Last month my wife and I visited the Kentville area for the first time.I have since realized that my mother's family were Planters who came from Martha's Vineyard settling in Cornwallis.If I could manage it I would move back to Nova Scotia ( I spent my childhood in Amherst) and settle myself in that area.I want to thank Phil for his wonderful sharing of the Berwick Register back issues.Through them I have been able to expand on my grandfather's family history which he began sometime prior to 1935.

28  Date: 2002-09-08 20:33:37
Mary P. Shankle ( / wrote:

I enjoy reading of the happenings around Berwick, as that is the area where my grandfather grew up. In fact I am trying to find more information on my HANAFIN & O'CONNOR FAMILIES (1834- 1950's)

27  Date: 2002-08-30 03:40:34
Amy Rozelle ( / no homepage) wrote:

Hey Phil, great site. It helped figure out where my BEST family was from. It also helped identify cousins and such for my research. As someone else said before, each time I come back I find something new. Keep it up.

26  Date: 2002-07-26 02:34:43
Virginia Stockton ( / no homepage) wrote:

This is great, I have Killam ancestors as well as Borden and Rands. This is truly a treasure trove. Unfortunately I lost my great grandfather Rupert Weldon Killam's's correspondence to his son George from 1887 to 1927 as well as copies of the Register sent intermittently over the years in a fire. My 91 year old mother still remembers visits to Berwick and wonderful apples every fall!

25  Date: 2002-06-26 19:45:13
J. Borden ( / no homepage) wrote:

I'm very impressed and pleased by this site. It has proved very useful in my genealogical research. You may recognize my surname from the old Register- I'm a descendant of Hezekiah C. Borden who disappeared in 1898. I'm very intrigued by his mystery. Do you know any more about it? Great site; keep up the good work.

24  Date: 2002-06-25 11:39:44
Fran Weaver ( / no homepage) wrote:

As a genealogy researcher your site provided the answer to one of my searches. I am looking for any children or siblings of Percy Gordon Balkom and Eva Grace Hurlburt who were married in 1909.
Thanks for the wonderful articles listed on your homepage. I enjoy reading everything about Nova Scotia.
23  Date: 2002-06-22 01:52:47
Kathy LeCain Kudla ( / no homepage) wrote:

I was thrilled to find that the Fenwick LeCain mentioned in this article from Nov. 17,1915 is my great uncle:
November 17, 1915

Married In The South.

A very pretty double wedding took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. LeCain, Algiers, New Orleans, La., on Saturday, Oct. 23rd. The brides were Miss Mary A. Cook, only daughter of Capt. G. M. and Mrs. Cook, of Boston, formerly of Waterville, and Miss Aline Armstrong, of Summerville, Hants County. Miss Cook was married to Mr. Fenwick LeCain, of New Orleans, first officer of the United Fruit Companies’ steamship Abangarez. Miss Armstrong became the wife of Mr. M. Card, an officer of the same steamer. The two brides were dressed in costumes especially designed for the occasion. Both carried large bouquets of roses and lilies of the valley. They wore the conventional bridal veils, fastened with pearls and diamond brooches, gifts from the respective grooms. Both couples stood under a beautiful arch, composed of palms and ferns with white festoons, from which was suspended a huge white bell. Miss Cook’s dress was of beautiful soft satin and lace. Miss Armstrong’s dress was of crepe de chene. Mrs. LeCain received many beautiful and handsome presents, including silver, cut glass, china and linen from her many friends in Boston, Nova Scotia and New Orleans. Also a gift of money from her Sunday School teacher in Boston. Mr. LeCain received a substantial cheque from his fellow officers. Mr. LeCain presented his bride with a handsome mission book case with fifty volumes of Harvard Classics. Both couples will reside in Algiers, La. Dr. Brown, of the Methodist Church, performed the ceremony.

22  Date: 2002-06-18 23:05:45
Barbara Venedam Pumyea ( / no homepage) wrote:

Very nice site.

21  Date: 2002-05-17 16:29:31
Janine Sanford ( / no homepage) wrote:

This is the most informative web site I have been to. Keep up the great work.

20  Date: 2002-05-16 15:32:12
Col. John B. Devoe ( / wrote:

Very well done Phil. Though no forebears of mine from the area, I enjoy the history. All folks remember...without the history associated with all the collected names, our antecessors are strangers. Cordially, John (NH,USA)

19  Date: 2002-05-14 02:54:30
Edd Sinnett ( / no homepage) wrote:

Phil I want to thank you and your wifes nibble digits for the extracts.I'ts people like you that have made my experience into family genealogy such a wonderful and rewarding experience.You set the example that I subscribe to;"That sharing is caring
in genealogy" Thanks for your efforts !!!!!!!!!
Edd Sinnett in Longwood,Fl./USA

18  Date: 2002-04-30 21:27:43
Carroll Armstrong ( / no homepage) wrote:

Phil, once more I want to let you know how much I appreciate what you are doing - reading about my g-grandparents daily lives in the Register accounts has made genealogy come alive for me - I remember looking forward to reading those columns as a young person growing up in Woodlawn "just over the mountain" -

17  Date: 2002-04-30 01:16:10
Sheila Brown ( / no homepage) wrote:

really enjoyed the site - lived in Kentville for 10 years and loved visiting the site. Has there ever been anything written about Huntington Point - I would treasure an article if there is one - especially if there are photos and especially if there are photos of the cottages that are sadly lost
- I am now back in Scotland. Sheila

16  Date: 2002-04-09 05:00:44
Teri Pless ( / wrote:

I'm looking for the name sawler in berwick found one or two names one might be mine, but if they are not I enjoyed reading through the various pages of peoples lives. Thank you for putting it on the web.

15  Date: 2002-04-08 03:55:05
G.Murray Brothers ( / no homepage) wrote:

Hello, I come from Cambridge the home of Central Kings Rural High School. I believe I know the John Parker that is doing such great work with you. Now living in Burnaby, BC for a number of years and last visited that area in 1994. Keep up the Great work, Murray.

14  Date: 2002-04-05 00:16:05
Wayne Neily ( / no homepage) wrote:

Great job! Your efforts are much appreciated by Valley exiles everywhere. I'm looking especially for Neily, Barkhouse, Saunders, Aldred, Pearson, Ward, Whitman, Welton, Robinson, West, Tupper, Gates, Vidito, etc. among Kings Co. names
13  Date: 2002-03-27 20:56:30
Richard Tucker ( / no homepage) wrote:

Hello Phil;
I appreciate your efforts and come back to your web-site often. Found several hits on my Annapolis Valley ancestors. As a teenager I spent many happy vacations with the Magees in Greenwood and visited Berwick often. I especially remember taking a team of horses and the old hayrack to a blacksmith in Berwick to get new shoes for the horses. Spent the whole day just hanging around listening to the old timers talking about the old days. Thanks to you and John Parker for all your hard work.
Dick Tucker, Wellesley, MA

12  Date: 2002-03-27 13:16:02
Bill Marshall ( / no homepage) wrote:

an extraordinary chronological/alphatetical collection of news

11  Date: 2002-03-23 19:25:32
P. Cooper ( / no homepage) wrote:

Great site.
I have found a lot of info from these pages. Keep up the good work.
My line is--Wagstaff/Cashman/Parks/Connor---

10  Date: 2002-03-04 21:39:41
Doris Thorpe ( / no homepage) wrote:

Dear Phil,
Just want to thank you for posting all this wonderful information relating to the Berwick area.
As you know, I have done some research on the family of David and Desire Shaw. However, other surname connections to the area are Bowles and Clem, and I also have written documents on these families.

9  Date: 2001-11-29 12:45:31
ca beasley ( / wrote:

Wonderful project...keep up the good work.

8  Date: 2001-09-01 13:55:21
Douglas Ross ( / no homepage) wrote:

Very enlightening and enjoyable - thanks! My Middlemas ancestors were in Caledonia, Q.C., but we have been interested in the branch in Kings County as well.

7  Date: 2001-02-15 23:52:54
Keith W. Goodwin ( / no homepage) wrote:

I always read your postings to nsroots from the Berwick Register. I always find them interesting and informative. My Nova Scotian ancestors came from Lower Argyle. My Grandfather Orlando F. Goodwin sailed out of Yarmouth and Boston in the late 1800's early 1900's. He was the skipper on the Mary DeCosta.

Thank-you for Berwick Register postings.


6  Date: 2001-01-17 21:21:32
Shauna Davidson ( / no homepage) wrote:

I was so happy to discover your site! I have been away from home for a couple of years now,( BUT I ALWAYS VISIT AS MUCH AS I CAN!!) and I really miss home. I'm from Somerset, my parents, Linda and Ron are still there. I loved reading back, I was hoping to find something about my grandparents, Spurgeon and Margaret Nixon, just to see something about them would just make me smile inside. Thank you for taking away some of my homesickness!!

5  Date: 2001-01-01 03:36:47
Sheila MacDonald ( / no homepage) wrote:

I live in Somerset and I have visited your site and am enjoying it very much. I notice different things every time I visit . Hope you continue this item a long time. Thanks Phil. Sheila

4  Date: 2000-12-29 16:15:10
Eric A. Brydon ( / no homepage) wrote:

I was born & raised in Black Rock, and moved away 25 years ago as a result of my job; however, I still subscribe to The Register. I saw the URL published in the newspaper recently. Without doubt, I will visit this site in future and I look forward to seeing it grow. An impressive site!
3  Date: 2000-12-17 18:13:24
Lolita Crosby ( / no homepage) wrote:

Have just been referred to this site from a cousin. So far just browsed over it. Think it is wonderful. Keep up the good work

2  Date: 2000-11-25 03:14:20
Constance Riley ( / no homepage) wrote:

This is terrific! Both the Berwick Register and the Surname Registration are most helpful. I have many ancestors who lived in King's Co. I'll probably find lots of cousins.

1  Date: 2000-11-13 01:27:15
Phil Vogler ( / no homepage) wrote:

Leave a mesage for others to read. Maybe a memory of how you remember Berwick and the surrounding areas!