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Old Surname Database -- Surnames 'F' -> 'J'


Fletcher -- My Family helped pioneer Binbrook , Ontario. There is a road named Fletcher Rd. in Binbrook. David Alexander Fletcher 2nd was born in Binbrook, August 5, 1844. Married Rebecca A. Stewart. Died June 7, 1921

Submitted by:  David Alexander Fletcher

Foley -- Father Douglas Mother Loretta Lynch Sister Kristin Foley Son Brandon Arthur

Submitted by : Gregory
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Follick -- Matthias Follick appears in the 1851 Stamford census and the 1861 Crowland census. I am looking for a link to Follick/Vollicks living in Nelson, Wentworth County.

Submitted by : Elizabeth Dubec
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Foltz -- My grandfather was born April 15 1900 in Bufflo NY, his birth record indicates that his Mother was a Ida Mvkelvey born in St. Catharines, Lincoln County. She was 27 when he was born. His father is listed as a James Warner born in New York but living in Washington.  I am trying to obtain any information on either parents. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Laine

Submitted by : Laine
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FOSTER -- Looking for the family of Mary Foster, married to   David MILLARD, their son Isaiah Karlie Millard born in Sussex County, New Jersey, in 1802. I  believe David is part of the Isiah Millard family  that lived in Stamford between 1784 and the 1790's and am hoping to locate Mary's family in the   same place and time. Any info on Niagara area Fosters appreciated.

Submitted by : Joanne Millard
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Freel  --  Searching for any descendants or informationon John Freel and his wife Deborah Morgan, Niagara-on-the-Lake, about 1777.

Submitted by Bonnie J. Petee

Fritch --I am looking for any info on Florance Ella Fritch and her parents and related family. Florance married James Walke rWilliams probably around 1908. She died March 22, 1919 of TB. She had 1 daughter (my grandmother)named Doroth yCatherine Williams. James Williams remarried 2 more times before his death in Sept 1959. If anyone has any information on either of these two please contact me.

Submitted by:  Marianne Wakileh

GARNER -- Henry Nathan GARNER married to Narcissa RICE in the mid-1800s. Their children: Hugh Palma GARNER married Clara COE; Cora Bell GARNER married Albert KINNER; Else Lyssete GARNER also married Albert KINNER; Velma Lucretta GARNER; Perry Genevieve GARNER married Victor POWERS; Tasa Narcissa GARNER; Mary Frances GARNER married Virgil I. HIXSON

Submitted by : Ray Rogers
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GARNER -- Luke GARNER & his wife Ann HARKER came to St Catherines about 1854 from England. They had 8 children. Father & sons followed the Ship Carpenter trade. Would like to exchange info. Children:
George b 1840 England md Catherine Barrett
Thomas b abt 1845 England md Louisa Johnson
Martha Ellen b 1851 md Thomas Kyle
Luke b 1852 md Mary Ann Kelly
Joseph b 1854 d 1876
Rachel Anne b 1856 d 1861
*Henry Z. b 1862 md Ellen M Bradley d 1940 Michigan
John J b 1858 md Margaret M Mahoney d 1949

Submitted by : JoEllen Langwell
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Garvie -- Birth: 22 May 55 St. Catharines, Ont Parents: Louis Charles Garvie of Sarawak Township Ont, Grace Margaret Kirkwood of Assiniboa Sask

Submitted by : Frances
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Gauthier -- looking for information on Phineas Smith b. 1783 and married to Lydia Edwards in 1807. Lydia Edwards was the daughter of Mehetible Swayze and Peter Hopkins. Phineas and Lydia lived in Thorold Township near Beaverdams.

Submitted by : Wendy
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Gilmore -- James GILMORE b Co Down, IRL 1812?; resided in Ontario by 1834; died 26 May 1886 Wainfleet (buried in Willsons Cemetery); 1m Elizabeth MUIR b 1813 Scotland d 28 Dec 1844 (also buried in Willsons Cem); 2m Mary GATES d 8 Sept 1904. Children of James & Elizabeth (my line: William, Samuel, David, John, Jane, James, and Robert. Children of James and Mary: Jane, James, Elizabeth, George, Wealthy, Esther, Mina (Minnie) and Joseph.

Submitted by:  Debbie Bailey

Glynn -- Patrick Glynn of Gal;way, Ireland emigrated to Ontario. m.Bridget Kelley. Lived in Thorold and Niagara c.1860-? Two of their daughters are buried in Fairview Cemetery, Niagara.

Submitted by : Mike Glynn
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GOODENOUGH -- I am looking for the burial places of Calvin Goodenough - died circa mid 1800's and that of his wife Mary Catharine Wintermute probably same time frame. Mary Catharine was the daughter of Abraham Wintermute, grandaughter of George Phillip Wintermute,

Submitted by : Donna Fratesi
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Grant --  Grants of Abingdon concession 5 lot 11 about 1889 James Grant and wife Mary Ann Mulliush
Children: Elizabeth (Jensen) Harriet (Nelson) Ellen (Stewart) Mary Ann (Bartlett) James jr Grant, Richard Grant, William Grant

Submitted by : Bill jensen
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Grisdale -- Gideon GRISDALE, resident of Port Robinson, Ontario involved in shipbuilding and tugboats on Welland Canal. Looking for any information regarding the GRISDALE family. All information greatly appreciated and acknowledged.

Submitted by : Penny Minter
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Gurvine -- My 3rd gtgrandfather, John Gurvine and wife Elizabeth Nolan lived in Niagara-on-the-Lake 1856-1900. I have found burial and marriage records at St Vincent Catholic church. They had 6 children; most moved to US. Will share information.

Submitted by : R Jeffrey
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Halligan -- No info

Submitted by: George Burtoft

Hamilton -- Seeking information on Dr Joseph Hamilton. Family lore says he was instrumental in fighting an epidemic in Ontario, and a grateful people named the city of Hamilton for him. (I have not disillusioned my mother-in -law by mentioning that the facts don't bear this out). Also seeking info on his daughter, Mary Hamilton, born 3/15/1835, Niagara, married Clement Alexander Cazalet, died in London, England, 2/16/1930. Her mother was Anna Margaret Glyn, daughter of Sir Joseph Glyn "The 2nd baronet" (I again quote my mother-in-law's papers, all anecdotal) Thank you

Submitted by : Catherine Huntress-Reeve
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Hand -- I would like any information on Patrick Hand married to Mary Block

Submitted by : Judith Verge
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Haney -- Looking for descendants and ancestors of Isaac Haney who settled in Pelham-Fenwick-Thorold area approx. 1788. Isaac was said to come from NJ. He and Mary Drake had at least five sons, Matthew, Isaac Jr., Rev. Leonard (from whom I descend), James and Ebenezer (and possibly John).

Submitted by : William Haney, & Barbara Haney
Email : William Haney
Email : Barbara Haney

Harris -- James W. Harris married Jane E. Willson on March 1, 1837 in Saltfleet Twp. Both were born in Ontario in early 1800. I am searching for information on the parents of both James and Jane.

Submitted by : Audrey Viken
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Harrison -- Ira, father of Walter. I think Walter was born in 1839. They lived in Pelham

Submitted by : Sally
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Haun -- Searching for info on Mathias Haun born@1800 married to Annie.  They had children,one of which is Elizabeth Haun, born 24 Nov 1854.   Confused over many references to the name Mathias Haun, it seems to be a family name. Asking help from anyone researching this  line and having a family tree.

Submitted by:  Pat Knickerbocker

Havens -- I am doing research on George HAVENS and his wife Elizabeth (RICE)HAVENS Family living in Grantham twp in the early 1780's they were married 1798, especially Lucinda HAVENS b.1812 that married Oliver FISH b.1807. I Would like to know Who Elizabeth's (RICE)parents are and also need to know Oliver FISH'S parents. Any help would be appreciated, I am willing to exchange information.

Submitted by:  Janice J Miller

Hardey -- Looking for a death date for John Davis HARDEY. Born in Chatham in 1873. Family rumors place hime in St. Cahterines as an adult.

Submitted by: S. Salmans

Healey -- Looking for marriage of Edward Healey and Esther ?, supposedly Dec. 1870. Have checked Marriage Records of Ontario, 1869-73 and no luck, but I know they aren't complete. Probably married in St. Catharines/Thorold. Probably Anglican. Are there any church records in existence that I could check?

Submitted by : Jennifer MacLeod
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Hedden -- Looking for info on family of James P. Hedden (married Emma Lloyd) who lived in Jordan Station, buried at North Pelham Cemetery. He was born 1835, died 1886.

Submitted by : Christina Jones
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Hewson --Researching the HEWSON family who appeared in Caistor Township about 1833. They were of Irish origin.

Submitted by : Ken Newcombe
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Hiles -- George Hiles. I know he lived in the Sherkston area and married Anne Ecker (who was born in 1869 and died on August 31, 1893). He died on December 17, 1922 in Welland. He was related in some way to Clancy Hiles who owned a tourist camp outside Dunnville.

Submitted by: Janice
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Hiscott -- My gg grandfather, Joel HISCOTT,(1810-1900), with his brother John, came from the Somerset/Wiltshire area of England in 1829 to join their brothers, Richard & James who were living in Niagara. Joel HISCOTT married Eliza DRUCE, who was born in Wiltshire & lived in Niagara. They moved to Lambton County, Ont. Their son George HISCOTT, married Eliza Ann SILVER from Lennox-Addington County near Napanee & moved to Smithville, Ont. I am trying to find the town or area where the family lived in England & any other information about the family.

Submitted by : Shirley
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Hodgkinson -- I wish to speak with anyone doing research on William Hodgkinson, Loyalist, who settled in Grantham Twp., Lincoln Co. Ont. just after the American Revolutionary War.

Submitted by : Philip Hodgkinson
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Holditch -- The Holdich Family History Society (England) is conducting a One Name Study of the Holdich/Holditch name. A James Holditch born Devon England 1776 was attacked and robbed on board the "Sir Robert Peel" in 1838, which was burned at Wells Is. on a voyage from Prescott to Niagara. James died 28 April 1841 at Port Robinson. I would like to know whether his is the OCFA burial at a cemetery called Beaverdams & Smith at Thorold. He and his wife Mary nee Elliott had several chn. A son William of Sydenham married 5 Sep 1846 at Barriefield to Mary Ann Johnston dau of the late John Johnston, Fort Adjutant of Garrison at Isle au Noix. The youngest dau Elizabeth married 6 Sep 1848 to A. Bronson of Thorold. There are refs to Holditch at Stamford, Thorold & Bertie. The name also appears in the Diaries of Melvin Byron Misener.
If anybody from the Niagara region can update these details, add new refs or offer advice, we should greatly appreciate this kindness and thanks to all concerned for the use of this facility.

Submitted by:  Deborah Taylor

Hoover -- Andrew Emanuell Hoover born in Humberstone on Nov 27, 1809. I would like information about who his parents are. He was died in Arkona Lambton co.

Submitted by : Maurianne Webster
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Horning --  Horning, Clarence Joseph - Wife- Martha Trembley /(Laning)    Horning, Thomas   Horning, Lelah (Battle Creek, MI)

Submitted by : E.Keith Adams
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House -- Cyrus House was born in Beamsville in July 1811. He married Elizabeth Haines 30 Oct. 1834 They then moved to Burford Ont. Thence after few years to Otterville Ont. were he died Nov. 21 1896

Submitted by : Doreen Howse
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Hull -- I am looking for information on James Hull b. abt 1843 in St Catharine to Herchez Hull and ? Schram. He was suppose to be the oldest of 17 Children. He came to america about 1865

Submitted by : Kandi Stark Reeder
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Huffman/Hoffman -- I am researching Peter Huffman/Hoffman from Bertie Twp., Welland Co., Ontario. He was born about 1835 in Bertie Twp., Welland Co. He married Susan Jane Anger on Nov. 6, 1855 in Fort Erie, Welland Co., Ontario. Susan Jane was the daughter of John and Susannah Anger. Susan was born about 1836 in Bertie Twp., Welland Co. Peter and Susan had the following children that I know of: Franklin Edgar (Francis) born Mar. 29, 1856 in Stevensville, Welland Co., Ontario. A daughter that was married to J.C. Bleiler Herbert born about 1857 in Ontario. David born about 1859 in Ontario.

Submitted by: Cathy Benedict

Husband -- I am looking for any info on Hugh HUSBAND & Family who lived in Bertie, 1820 to perhaps 1830 or longer.   My grt-grandmom was Eliza Jane HUSBAND born 1825 in Bertie TWP

Submitted by:  Liz ?

Husband -- Husband: Seeking information on all related to James Husband & wife Hannah Howee, m. in Pelham 1827 and living there through at least 1851; George Husband in Pelham from 1833-5 until his death in 1846--left wife Susan/Mary and 5 or 6 children who later scattered to Halton/Haldimand and beyond. Both James & George born in Ireland. Affiliated surnames include: Barlow, Howey/Howie, Garbutt, Simpson, Hendershot, Akins/Eakins, Fewster, and other Husbands.

Submitted by : Lynne Uhler
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Johnson -- William Johnson from St Catharines was the second vice-president for the Johnson reunion of 1936. The reunion was to have been held at Victoria Park, Niagara on August 3, 1936.
He is a descendant of William Johnson, from Yorkshire, who emigrated with his large family in 1832. I have information to share about the rest of this family and their origin.

Submitted by : Glen Johnson
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Jones -- Would like to speak with anyone doing research on James Jones, Loyalist, who settled in Lincoln Co. Ont. just after the American Revolutionary War. Also see Hodgkinson listing

Submitted by : Philip Hodgkinson
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