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Old Surname Database -- Surnames 'S' & 'T'


Salmon -- Can you provide information on any of the following? :Michael Andrew Salmon, b. 1855, Fort Erie Catherine Cecelia Reardon b. 1/1/1860, St. Catherines, Mary Reardon Watts, 39 Douglas St., Fort Erie Betty Watts (daughter), Toronto
Bill Watts (son), Toronto Thanks for your help!

Submitted by : Ben Mates
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Sauerwein, John Lewis -- This was my great grndfather he was born Nov.08,1846 in Canada West I was told near St. Catharines.HE came to the united States late 50's or early 60's. I am trying to find info on his parents and family. Thank You Carol Giannelli.

Submitted by:  Carol Giannelli

Scanlon -- researching my grandfather leon scanlon and any information about the family from 1886 to now.

Submitted by:  helen roach

Schram -- Frederick Schram, of Louth, married Peggy Whitwell, of St. Catharine's, in 1834. Who were their children? Where did they settle?

Submitted by : Elizabeth Dubec
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Schram -- I am researching my ancestry on the surname of WILLIAM SCHRAM, who was a Loyalist and was born in Niagara in 1790 and died 1865.  He is buried in Lambeth, Ontario beside his fathere Jeremiah Schram. Does any of this sound familiar to anyone?

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Secord -- I am looking for information on the Secords that lived in the Niagara region during the war of 1812.

Submitted by : Christine
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Shafer -- Jesse O. Dell related to John Shafer, farmer.

Submitted by: Cheryl Shafer

Shafer -- George Shafer married Rebecca Steinhoff first wife they had five children John b: September 01, 1812, Lovina, James , Oliver Perry, Catherine b: February 22, 1814 sec. Wife Susannah Steinhoff they had four children George, Peter, Hooker, Susannah   I would appreciate any information on this family .

Submitted by : Bill Steinhoff
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Shanahan -- Looking for information regarding my fater's parents. My father was born 6/17/1898 in Welland. His name was Michael Joseph Shanahan. I believe his father's name was also Michael Joseph Shanahan. I need information on how to obtain a copy of my father's birth certificate so I can then research his parents.

Submited by:  Jeanne Lentz

Shepherd -- Shepherd Robert b.about 1839 England d. May 04,1913 in St Catharines.Married Elizabeth Jane Konkle. Blachsmith by trade Beamsville, resident of the Thirty Clinton Twp.

Submitted by : Paul Bench
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Shickluna -- This family name has been traced back to Malta. I am specifically interested in Benjamin Shickluna. All others are surely related.

Submitted  by: Nancy Martinez

Shultis -- Mary Shultis, b. abt. 1796, married George Adam Darby. Who were her parents? How was Phoebe Shultis of  Grantham Twp. related to her? Phoebe m. John Shriner in 1833 St. Catharines and George Adam Darby was listed as bondsman. On the 1871 census found Erastus Shultis b. abt. 1838 Ontario, in Welland Village and also a George Wm. Shultis, b. abt. 1806 also in Welland Village. Is anyone researching this family?

Submitted by : Cathi Darby Stephens
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SIMONDS -- I am looking for info about a Dr. William SIMONDS, b. 03 Apr 1830 in St. David's, Ontario. He was married to an Alice ELLIS MOREHOUSE COOPER.
Children: Melissa Alice, Alonzo William Thomas, Eleanor Annie, Abigail Lydia, Margaret Sarah, Emily Jane, Amelia Jane, Sylvanus Samuel, Florence Victoria

Submitted by : jay ott
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Smith -- Looking for John, Possibly John Benjamin Smith. Pennsylvania Deutch, Wive's name. Beattie, possibly Nancy [W] May have married in this area. + or - 1700. Would have moved to the Whitby Area.

Submitted by:  Mark McOmber

Soper -- Searching for parents and history on Samuel Soper Butler's Ranger UEL. Settled Niagara c1783. Married Bathsheba c1760, somewhere in the USA. Died in Lachine, Que. Lots of info to share.

Submitted by:  Elizabeth Robbins

SPITZER -- Charles Spitzer was born in Germany in 1810. He was an innkeeper in Chippewa in the 1860's. His daughter, Rosina Spitzer married Conrad Von Behrens, from Germany. The families moved to Niagara County, NY in the early 1870's. Does anyone have any knowledge of this family?

Submitted by:  Kathy Miller

Steep -- Micheal Steep was born in Co. Limerick Ireland in 1810.  He emigrated to Ontario with his wife Sarah (SHERWOOD) and at least 6 of their children around 1850.  They settle in Thorold 1852.  Micheal died in 1880 and Sarah in 1908.   Looking for anyone else researching this or any STEEP/STEIP family.

Submitted by:  Steve McKay

Stephens -- searching for information of the Stephens family of Niagara.Helen Roach came from Ireland around 1900.Married Stephens and lived in Niagara. Later moved to Buffalo New York.

Submitted by : helen roach
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SWAYZE -- I am looking for the parents of George H. Swayze who is reported to have been born in St. Catharines on March 11, 1883.

Submitted by : Robert
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Thielan -- Matthew THIELAN born in France about 1840, emigrated to Welland, Ontario. Married Mary CANE of Ireland

Submitted by:  William J. Upper

Thomas -- I am looking for the family members of Robert Herbert Thomas (1881-1940) who was killed in a fall at the Toronto Power Company in November of 1940. I know he and his wife were buried in Lundy's Lane Cemetery. There were ten children --8 daughters and 2 sons. The children remaining at home were Doris, Pattie, Georgina, Leslie and David. The remaining girls were Mrs. George Tallman, Allanburg, Mrs. Joseph Thomas, Timins, Mrs. Harry Heximer, Kirkland Lake, Mres. C. Schatz, Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Mrs. Bruce Collins of Niagara Falls. Son, Ewart was at Eugenia Falls, ON at the time of his father's death. Would appreciate hearing from any family members. Mrs. Harry Hexim.

Submitted by:  Cathy Harper

Thorn(e) -- Searching for wife and children of John Thorne on 1871 Census for Grantham Twp., Lincoln County, age 80, Religion New Connexion Methodist, Origin-German MicroFilm Reel C-9921 reference RG31 Page 14 as we think we are possibly descended from him.

Submitted by : M. Thorne
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Tice -- Samantha Catherine Tice, her mother was Susannah Bowman daughter of George and Susannah Bowman. Her father was George Tice son of Henry and Elizabeth Tice. George died some time after 1856.

Submitted by: Marianne Wakileh

Tomlin -- Seeking information on the TOMLINS, according to my grandmother's Cleveland Ohio obit 1956 she had two brothers Fred and Charles TOMLIN both of Niagara Falls, Canada.I would love to hear from others with information on these two brothers. Thanks, Cindy  I wish to hear from anyone with TOMLIN connections. The family immigrated from Dronfield England abt 1910 and settled in Niagara Falls area.

Submitted by:  Cindy Mac Suibhne

Tomlinson -- I am looking for all of the Tomlinsons, born and deceased in Welland County.

Submitted by : Ronald Wicksey
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Tweedle -- Seeking birth place and names of parents of Mary Tweedle, born April 17th, 1843 in Saltfleet Township. Also, date of marriage to Elijah Francis Snyder,born June 20th,1838. This and any other information greatly appreciated.

Submitted by : mary brandt
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