NL GenWeb

Surname Information

Avalon South Region ~ St. John's District

St. John's - Job (Joseph) Dawe (1922)
This was transcribed by GLORIA BRUCE, March 2001. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors.
THE EVENING TELEGRAM FEB. 3,1922
SEAMAN DROWNED
Messers. Fred H. Ellis & Co., have received a message advising them that a sailor named Dawe had been drowned from the schooner "Inspiration," whilst on the passage from this port to Lisbon. The unfortunate man is Job Dawe better known as Joseph. He belongs to St. John's and is married. A wife and six children survive him. The oldest Wm, aged 17 and the youngest is a girl aged 4. The Inspiration left here on January 14th and arrived at her destination on the 28th making a splendid run across. To the family of the deceased the Telegram extends sympathy. The sad duty of informing the widow devolved upon Rev. Mr. Nicholis of St. Michaels Church.

DAILY NEWS FEB. 4, 1922
LOST OVERBOARD
A message was received Friday by Messers. F.H. Ellis & Co.,advertising that a man named Dawe had been lost overboard from the schooner "Inspiration," on the voyage from this port to Lisbon. The unfortunate man was a resident of St. John's, and was well known in the city. He leaves a wife and six children, the youngest being 4 and the oldest a boy, aged 17. The Inspiration left here on January 14th, and arrived at Lisbon on the 28th. The sad duty of conveying the news to the unfortunate man's family devolved upon Rev. Mr. Nicholis of St. Michaels Church. The News extends sincere sympathy to the sorrowing family.


© 2001 Gloria Bruce and NL GenWeb
ST. JOHN'S INDEX