Eunice Virginia DeVilliers1,2,3,4

F, #3361, b. June 1856, d. 4 June 1941
Father*Honore DeVilliers1 b. 21 Sep 1825, d. 9 Apr 1913
Mother*Genevieve Doucette1 b. 16 Aug 1829, d. 8 Apr 1915
Last Edited5 Jul 2018
     She was born in June 1856 at Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia (colony).1,5 Alternatively, she was born circa 1855 at Nova Scotia (colony) according to the 1881 census.6 Leonice married Frederick McGray on 8 October 1874 at Tusket Wedge, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada, his occupation was fisherman and he was born at Little River.1,7
     She died on 4 June 1941 at Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1 Eunice Virginia DeVilliers was buried at Yarmouth Mountain Cemetery, Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1

Census Data

     Leonisse Devilaire appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia in the household of her parents, Honore Devilaire and Genevievre Devilaire.5
     Fredrick McGrey and Unice V appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Chebogue, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, enumerated 4 April 1881. Fredrick was enumerated as a farmer and a Baptist. She was a Catholic and the children were listed as Baptist. Their children Georgi W, Lydia and Charles were listed as living with them.6
     The following biographical information appeared, 1998:
In 1871 Census there were 4 families of DeVilaire in Yarmouth. There were no DeVilliers (et al) in the Early Vital Records from 1762-1811. They first show up in the In Which County? book for 1864- 1877. I think they just arrived from Belgium between 1811 and 1864.

Listed as Elvira Devilla in "Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies"

Eunice was a post mistress.1

Family

Frederick McGray b. 11 Sep 1851, d. 8 Jul 1937
Marriage*Leonice married Frederick McGray on 8 October 1874 at Tusket Wedge, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada, his occupation was fisherman and he was born at Little River.1,7 
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S333] George S. Brown, compiler, Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald cited by Peter C Smith (n.p.: out of print, Jan 1993), p463. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth NS Genealogies.
  3. [S335] By Edna Anna McGray, DeVilliers Narrative (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  4. [S1085] Interview with Jean MacKenzie (unknown informant address), by Peter C Smith, Sept 16, 1990. Source reference included in 1998 GED file from Peter Smith (Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada), Initial family information; 9/16/90.
  5. [S438] Honore Devilaire household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 66; Family No: 214, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545, I read the surname as Devilaire, not Devilaise.
  6. [S5746] Fredrick McGrey household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 44; Family: 210, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C_13171.
  7. [S5745] Nova Scotia, Canada, Marriages, 1763-1935, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1644, Frederick McGray & Leonice Devillers. Hereinafter cited as NS Marriages, 1763-1935.
  8. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Charles Leverne McGray & Ellen Constance Kitchener.
  9. [S5744] Nova Scotia, Canada, Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1645, Frederick MacGray. Hereinafter cited as NS Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960.

Wentworth Walter Smith1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #3362, b. 12 May 1868, d. before 13 January 1951
Father*Jonathan Smith1,7,8 b. 26 Jan 1833, d. 30 Jul 1912
Mother*Eliza Jane Trefry1,7,8 b. 1836 or 1837, d. 12 Jan 1922
Last Edited8 Oct 2020
     He was born on 12 May 1868 at Little River, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1,7,8 Wentworth married Margaret Jane MacKenzie on 25 November 1891 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.1,9
     He died before 13 January 1951 at Melbourne, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1
     The following selected information is extracted from his obituary. Survivor(s): Margaret Jane Smith, Gordon Smith, Earl Smith, John Smith, Brandon Smith and Carrie Haskell. Predeceased: Jonathan Smith and Jane Smith.1
     Wentworth Smith of Melbourne, Yarmoujth County, Nova Scotia was listed as next-of-kin on his son George's attestation (enlistment) papers.2

Census Data

     Wentworth Smith appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia in the household of his parents, Jonathan Smith and Eliza J Smith.1,7
     Wentworth Smith appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Plymouth Twp., Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia in the household of his parents, Jonathan Smith and Eliza Smith.8
     In the obituary of Eliza Jane Trefry who died 12 January 1922, her son, Wentworth Smith of Melbourne, was listed as a survivor.1,5
     In the obituary of Earl Aubrey Smith who died 19 November 1987, his father, Wentworth Smith was listed as predeceased.10

Family

Margaret Jane MacKenzie b. 16 Mar 1873, d. Feb 1965
Marriage*Wentworth married Margaret Jane MacKenzie on 25 November 1891 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.1,9 
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Digitized service file - PDF format: Smith, George Gordon. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  3. [S336] Jonathan Smith household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 56; Family: 185, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545, Plymouth, page 57.
  4. [S337] Unknown author, Doane's Obituaries (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), 1940-1965; p65.
  5. [S1083] Unknown article title, Yarmouth Telegram, Yarmouth, NS, Jan 20, 1922 viewed at Source reference included in 1998 GED file from Peter Smith. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth Telegram.
  6. [S1085] Interview with Jean MacKenzie (unknown informant address), by Peter C Smith, Sept 16, 1990. Source reference included in 1998 GED file from Peter Smith (Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada), Initial family information; 9/16/90.
  7. [S336] Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 56; Family: 185.
  8. [S5422] Jonathan Smith household, Apr 4, 1881 Canada census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 9; Family: 32, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C_13171.
  9. [S5940] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2511, Wentworth W Smith and Margaret J McKenzie; married 25 Nov 1891, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts, Marriage Records.
  10. [S34] Peter C Smith, Dec 1998, Obituary of Earl Aubrey Smith.

Margaret Jane MacKenzie1,2,3

F, #3363, b. 16 March 1873, d. February 1965
Father*Donald MacKenzie1,4,5
Mother*Mary J. Leet1,4
Last Edited8 Oct 2020
     She was born on 16 March 1873 at Nova Scotia, Canada.1,6 Margaret married Wentworth Walter Smith on 25 November 1891 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.1,5 Margaret Jane MacKenzie was buried circa February 1965 at Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.6,7
     She died in February 1965 at the home of her son Earl at Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 91.6 She was buried at Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.6
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Earl Smith and Gordon Smith. Predeceased: Donald MacKenzie.6
     In the obituary of Wentworth Walter Smith who died circa 13 January 1951, Wentworth's wife, nee MacKenzie, Margaret Jane Smith was listed as a survivor.1
     In the obituary of Earl Aubrey Smith who died 19 November 1987, his mother, Margaret Jane MacKenzie was listed as predeceased.8

Family

Wentworth Walter Smith b. 12 May 1868, d. b 13 Jan 1951
Marriage*Margaret married Wentworth Walter Smith on 25 November 1891 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.1,5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S296] Enlistment papers & Service Files, Soldiers of the First World War, WWI Attestation Papers search (Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada), CEF Digitized service file - PDF format: Smith, George Gordon. Hereinafter cited as WWI Service Files.
  3. [S338] Unknown article title, Yarmouth Light cited by Peter C Smith, unknown location, Feb. 1965, Obituary of Margaret Jane Smith. Hereinafter cited as Yarmoouth Light.
  4. [S1321] Obit - Obit -- Smith, Margaret Jane, Obituary - Smith, Margaret Jane by Peter C Smith, Yarmouth, NS, February 1965, Obituary of Margaret Jane Smith. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth Light.
  5. [S5940] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2511, Wentworth W Smith and Margaret J McKenzie; married 25 Nov 1891, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts, Marriage Records.
  6. [S34] Peter C Smith, Dec 1998, Obituary of Margaret Jane Smith née MacKenzie.
  7. [S3862] Find A Grave memorial page , Find A Grave, Find A Grave search page; "A database submitted by individuals supposedly of cemetery interments, often from grave memorials or cemetery records and often supplemented by other information, generally without identification of the sources except when a tombstone photo is included."; cited as "Find A Grave., Margaret Jane “Maggie” Smith née MacKenzie.
  8. [S34] Peter C Smith, Dec 1998, Obituary of Earl Aubrey Smith.

Andrew Frederick McGray1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

M, #3364, b. 30 April 1818, d. June 1907
Father*Frederick MaGray1 b. 24 Jul 1778, d. 15 Nov 1866
Mother*Thomasine Kinney1 b. 26 Dec 1779, d. 22 Aug 1867
Last Edited20 Jun 2018
     He was born on 30 April 1818 at Melbourne, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia (colony).1,9 Andrew married Almira Churchill on 5 April 1838.1,10,9
     He died in June 1907 at Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 89.1

Census Data

     Andrew Frederick McGray appeared on the 1838 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, an unknown place , enumerated 1838, enumerated as a farmer with one adult female and 1 male under 6 years of age in the household.6
     Andrew Magray and Elmira appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Chebogue, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, enumerated 2 April 1871. Andrew was enumerated as a farmer and a Free C Bapt (Baptist). Their children Mary, Elmira, Andrew, Frederic and Benjamin were listed as living with them.10
     The following biographical information was shared , December 1998:
Living in Chebogue area outside of Yarmouth during 1871 and 1881 Census.

1871 Census Information
owned 100 acres, in Chebogue, NS
- 50 improved, 20 pasture, 12 marsh, 1 orchard, 21 hay
- 1 house, 2 barns
- 1 carriage, 3 wagons, 2 ploughs
Livestock
- 4 milk cows, 3 sheep
Produce
- oats, potatoes, turnips, beets, carrots, apples
- 250lb butter, 60lb cheese
- 40yds cloth, 10yds linen
- cod, haddock, gaspareaux
- 29 muskrat furs
- 480 ft^3 lumber, 30 cords of wood

Buried in Arcadia Cemetery, NS.1

Family

Almira Churchill b. 19 Jun 1819, d. c 1898
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S333] George S. Brown, compiler, Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald cited by Peter C Smith (n.p.: out of print, Jan 1993), p86, p463. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth NS Genealogies.
  3. [S334] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, unknown author (unknown location), downloaded 1998, p107.
  4. [S339] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, unknown author (unknown location), downloaded 1998, district 3, abstract 7, line 12.
  5. [S340] Frederick & Andrew Magray households, 1838 Nova Scotia census, Ontario, Canada, district 183, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 5, PC_Smith.ftw M5220, Chebogue, page 43, lines 15-18.
  6. [S340] 1838 Nova Scotia census, Ontario, Canada, district 183, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 5.
  7. [S341] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, by Edna Anna McGray (unknown location), downloaded 1998.
  8. [S1085] Interview with Jean MacKenzie (unknown informant address), by Peter C Smith, Sept 16, 1990. Source reference included in 1998 GED file from Peter Smith (Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada), Supplied initial family information on Andrew McGray/Almira Churchill; 9/16/90.
  9. [S5744] Nova Scotia, Canada, Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1645, Frederick MacGray. Hereinafter cited as NS Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960.
  10. [S5743] Andrew Magray household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 5 & 6; Family No: 23, Ancestry.com Roll: C-10546.

Almira Churchill1,2,3,4,5,6

F, #3365, b. 19 June 1819, d. circa 1898
Last Edited20 Jun 2018
     She was born on 19 June 1819 at Nova Scotia (colony).7,8 Almira married Andrew Frederick McGray on 5 April 1838.7,8,6 Almira Churchill was buried circa 1898 at Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.7
     She died circa 1898 at Nova Scotia, Canada.7

Census Data

     Andrew Magray and Elmira appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Chebogue, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, enumerated 2 April 1871. Andrew was enumerated as a farmer and a Free C Bapt (Baptist). Their children Mary, Elmira, Andrew, Frederic and Benjamin were listed as living with them.8
     Almira Churchill was Baptised/Christened; Baptist.7

Family

Andrew Frederick McGray b. 30 Apr 1818, d. Jun 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S333] George S. Brown, compiler, Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald cited by Peter C Smith (n.p.: out of print, Jan 1993), p86, p463. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth NS Genealogies.
  2. [S334] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, unknown author (unknown location), downloaded 1998, p107.
  3. [S341] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, by Edna Anna McGray (unknown location), downloaded 1998.
  4. [S342] Vincent Karnila, online www.genealogy.com, Vincent Karnila (unknown location).
  5. [S1085] Interview with Jean MacKenzie (unknown informant address), by Peter C Smith, Sept 16, 1990. Source reference included in 1998 GED file from Peter Smith (Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada), Supplied initial family information on Almira Churchill/Andrew McGray; 9/16/90.
  6. [S5744] Nova Scotia, Canada, Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1645, Frederick MacGray. Hereinafter cited as NS Deaths, 1864-1877, 1890-1960.
  7. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  8. [S5743] Andrew Magray household, April 2, 1871 Canada census, Provo, Utah, USA, Chebogue, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 5 & 6; Family No: 23, Ancestry.com Roll: C-10546.

Marion Caroline Buckwald1

F, #3366, b. 10 March 1938, d. 26 September 2016
Father*August E Buckwald2 b. 1904, d. 1981
Mother*Beatrice Tillie Kuehl2 b. 16 Jun 1911, d. 1981
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Richard Graeme Moffat
Last Edited4 Jul 2019
     She was born on 10 March 1938.1
     She died on 26 September 2016 at Ottawa General Hospital, Ottawa, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada, at age 78.1
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Survivor(s): Ernie Thomas. Predeceased: Harold Buckwald, Doris Thomas, Jack Buckwald, Katherine Hagarty and Dominic Recoskie.1
     In the obituary of Harold Edwin Buchwald who died 14 June 2016, Harold's sister, Marion Brzezynski was listed as a survivor.2
     The following obituary appeared Zohr Funeral Home Ltd in Eganville, Ontario, original record circa 27 September 2016 :
Marion Brzezynski
Marion Caroline Brzezynski
Passed away in the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, September 26, 2016 after a lengthy illness. Marion (nee Buckwald) is survived by her husband Lawrence of 59 years. They were blessed with three children Steve (Debbie), Betty & Roy. Loving grandmother of four grandchildren. Dear sister of Gail Recoskie, and Rodney (Debbie) Buckwald. Sister-in-law of Marilyn Buckwald, Arlene Buckwald, Patricia McLaughlin & Lawrence Hagarty. Predeceased by her siblings Harold, Wallace, Doris (Ernie) Thomas, Jack & Katherine Hagarty and also her brother-in-law Dominic Recoskie. Professional arrangements entrusted to the care of Zohr Funeral Home, Eganville. As per Marion’s wishes, there will be no services. For those who wish, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation can made on-line at www.zohrfuneralhome.com.1

Citations

  1. [S6787] Obituary for Marion Brzezynski, Zohr Family Funeral Home Ltd., Eganville, ON, about Sep 27, 2016 viewed at ObitTree, Obituary: Marion Caroline Brzezynski. Hereinafter cited as Zohr Family Funeral Home.
  2. [S6785] Harold Edwin Buchwald Obituary, Zohr Family Funeral Home Ltd., Eganville, ON, about Jun 15, 2016 viewed at ObitTree, Obituary: Harold Edwin Buchwald. Hereinafter cited as Zohr Family Funeral Home.

Michael Fehlhaber1,2

M, #3367, d. circa 1878
Last Edited5 May 2015
     Michael married Dorthea (?) before 1848.2,3
     He died circa 1878 at Stettin, Stettin, Stadtkreis, Pommern, Germany (modern Poland)G, Horse Accident.4,1
     In the obituary of Alma May Smith who died 10 October 1987, Michael Fehlhaber was listed as a survivor.5
     Notes from Peter C Smith:

Stettin is now in Poland and has a different name.
Michael and a son were killed in a horse accident.6

Family

Dorthea (?)
Child

Citations

  1. [S329] Geraldine Kuehl - source quoted by Peter C Smith, online unknown url, unknown author (unknown location), Horse accident.
  2. [S328] Olga Lewis, compiler, Renfrew County Marriages 1886 (Renfrew, Ontario: Olga Lewis, Jan 2000), # 115 - Fehlhaber/Weber
    Ludwig Fehlhaber age 34 widower/farmer, born Germany residing Hagarty Twp., son of Michael and Dorothea Felhaber, to Ernestine Annie Weber age 31, widow, born Germany residing Hagarty Twp., daughter of Ferdinand and Henrietta Verch. Witnessed by Wiliam and Ottila Bledo both of Killaloe. Both Baptist married at Killaloe January 21 1886 by Rev. S N Moyer by license. Registration Number 010248. Hereinafter cited as RCM 1886.
  3. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  4. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998, Left for Canada soon after his father's death.
  5. [S34] Peter C Smith, Dec 1998, Obituary Alma May Smith née Stone.
  6. [S34] Peter C Smith, Dec 1998.
  7. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Ludwig Fehlhabe & Ernestine Annie Weber née Verch
    They were widower and widow.

Dorthea (?)1,2,3

F, #3368
Last Edited30 Apr 2014
     Dorthea married Michael Fehlhaber before 1848.3,4
     Notes from Peter C Smith:

After Michael's death she moved to Berlin with her 5 daughters.5

Family

Michael Fehlhaber d. c 1878
Child

Citations

  1. [S327] Source quoted by Peter C Smith, Frisia Ship Information (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).
  2. [S210] Geraldine cited by Rick Schroeder Kuehl, online GED file from Rick Schroeder, Geraldine cited by Rick Schroeder Kuehl (Ontario), Moved to Berline with 5 daughters; Weber-Felhaber Family Tree.
  3. [S328] Olga Lewis, compiler, Renfrew County Marriages 1886 (Renfrew, Ontario: Olga Lewis, Jan 2000), # 115 - Fehlhaber/Weber
    Ludwig Fehlhaber age 34 widower/farmer, born Germany residing Hagarty Twp., son of Michael and Dorothea Felhaber, to Ernestine Annie Weber age 31, widow, born Germany residing Hagarty Twp., daughter of Ferdinand and Henrietta Verch. Witnessed by Wiliam and Ottila Bledo both of Killaloe. Both Baptist married at Killaloe January 21 1886 by Rev. S N Moyer by license. Registration Number 010248. Hereinafter cited as RCM 1886.
  4. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  5. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  6. [S1349] Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1826-1936 (Publisher: Archives of Ontario, Toronto), Archives of Ontario, Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1785-1935; "Ontario, Canada, Select Marriages. Archives of Ontario, Toronto. This database includes images of the registrations. In some cases, alternative images in FamilySearch provide additional information"; cited as "Ontario Marriages, 1826-1936., Ludwig Fehlhabe & Ernestine Annie Weber née Verch
    They were widower and widow.

Frederick MaGray1,2,3,4

M, #3372, b. 24 July 1778, d. 15 November 1866
Last Edited18 Nov 2016
     He was born on 24 July 1778 at Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada.1 Frederick married Thomasine Kinney before 1818.1
     He died on 15 November 1866 at Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 88.1

Census Data

     Frederick MaGray appeared on the 1827 Canadian Census of Yarmouth Twp., Shelburne County, an unknown place , enumerated 31 December 1827, household included 1 other male and 7 females. He was a farmer.5 He appeared on the 1838 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, an unknown place , enumerated 1838, enumerated as a farmer with one adult female in the household.4
     Peter Smith wrote: In 1838 and 1861 Census, Frederick and son Andrew are both listed side by side. As Frederick has no kids at home, I'm guessing that they are living together or on the same land.1

Family

Thomasine Kinney b. 26 Dec 1779, d. 22 Aug 1867
Child

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S333] George S. Brown, compiler, Yarmouth Nova Scotia Genealogies Transcribed from the Yarmouth Herald cited by Peter C Smith (n.p.: out of print, Jan 1993), p86, p461. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth NS Genealogies.
  3. [S339] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, unknown author (unknown location), downloaded 1998, district 3, abstract 7, line 13.
  4. [S340] Frederick & Andrew Magray households, 1838 Nova Scotia census, Ontario, Canada, district 183, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 5, PC_Smith.ftw M5220, district 183, page 5.
  5. [S5742] Frederick Magray household, Dec 31, 1827 Nova Scotia census, Provo, Utah, USA, Ancestry.com RG 1 vol. 446.

Jacques DeVilliers1,2,3,4,5,6

M, #3373, b. circa 1783
Last Edited22 Jun 2018
     He was born circa 1783 at Belgium.1,7 Jacques married Seraphie LeBlanc before 1825.1,8,9,7
     He died at Nova Scotia, Canada.1

Census Data

     Jacques Devilaire and Seraphie Devilaire appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, at the Plymouth sub-district, enumerated 2 April 1871, enumerated as a farmer and a Catholic. Their son Alexandre was listed as living with them. However, Alexandre may have been a grandson. More sesearch required.7
     First Acadian with DeVilliers surname
Acadian researchers are not sure if he was born in France or Belgium
One reports from the Tusket Wedge parish priest says that he was born in Belgium and served in the French army under Napolean. Managed to evade capture after the Battle of Waterloo and sailed from France (after 1800) to Acadia. Settled in Yarmouth County at Comeau's Hill. He built a log house on this site.

Catholic Church in Tusket Wedge/Yarmouth should have baptism information on his descendants.

Found in 1871 Census of Yarmouth (a. Plymouth district) on page 64.

Was in Napolean Bonaparte's army at Waterloo. Flemish in origin. (WFT Disk #5, Tree #2406)

From "Acadian Marriage Records" by Leander d'Entremont (Microfilm #271), page 20, family #9 DeVilliers
No references in France or Savoy. Closest is deVillars who were dukes in Savoy.

Parish priest (Catholic) in (Chebec) Tusket Wedge, Yarmouth County (in 1800) said they came from Belgium.1

Family

Seraphie LeBlanc b. c 1799
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S341] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, by Edna Anna McGray (unknown location), downloaded 1998.
  3. [S342] Vincent Karnila, online www.genealogy.com, Vincent Karnila (unknown location).
  4. [S343] H. Leander d'Entremont, Acadian Marriage Records (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date), initial DeVilliers family in Nova Scotia; #9 DeVilliers, page 20.
  5. [S344] Terrance Punch, In Which County? Nova Scotica Surnames from Birth Registers 1864-1877 (n.p.: 1985, unknown publish date), DeVilliers only in Yarmouth county, 6 people.
  6. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p417, p474.
  7. [S8151] Thomas K Smith household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nva Scotia; Page: 56; Family: 183, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545.
  8. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p417.
  9. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  10. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p475.

Seraphie LeBlanc1,2,3,4

F, #3374, b. circa 1799
Father*Honore LeBlanc1,4
Mother*Judith Meuse1,4
Last Edited22 Jun 2018
     She was born circa 1799 at Nova Scotia (colony).1,5 Seraphie married Jacques DeVilliers before 1825.1,4,6,5

Census Data

     Seraphie Devilaire and Jacques Devilaire appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, at the Plymouth sub-district, enumerated 2 April 1871, enumerated as a farmer and a Catholic. Their son Alexandre was listed as living with them. However, Alexandre may have been a grandson. More sesearch required.5

Family

Jacques DeVilliers b. c 1783
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S341] Peter C Smith, online unknown url, by Edna Anna McGray (unknown location), downloaded 1998.
  3. [S342] Vincent Karnila, online www.genealogy.com, Vincent Karnila (unknown location).
  4. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p417.
  5. [S8151] Thomas K Smith household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nva Scotia; Page: 56; Family: 183, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545.
  6. [S394] Rick Moffat, Assumption based upon birth/christening date of children.
  7. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p475.

Honore LeBlanc1,2

M, #3375
Father*Pierre LeBlanc2
Last Edited23 Jan 2010
     Honore married Judith Meuse.2,1

Family

Judith Meuse
Child

Citations

  1. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p417.
  2. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.

Judith Meuse1,2

F, #3376
Father*Joseph Meuse2,1
Last Edited23 Jan 2010
     Judith married Honore LeBlanc.2,1

Family

Honore LeBlanc
Child

Citations

  1. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p417.
  2. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.

Honore DeVilliers1,2,3,4

M, #3377, b. 21 September 1825, d. 9 April 1913
Father*Jacques DeVilliers1,3 b. c 1783
Mother*Seraphie LeBlanc1,3 b. c 1799
Last Edited22 Jun 2018
     He was born on 21 September 1825 at Nova Scotia (colony).1,5 Honore married Genevieve Doucette before 1856.6,5
     He died on 9 April 1913 at Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 87.1

Census Data

     Honore Devilaire and Genevievre appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, enumerated 2 April 1871. Honore was enumerated as a fisherman and a Catholic. Their children Leonisse, Magdeleine, Etienne, Seraphie, Isabelle, Elizabeth, Firmin and Armand were listed as living with them. As well as a widow of an unspecified relationship to the household.5
     The following biographical information was shared , December 1998:
From "Yarmouth Reminiscences":
Fire in the town of Windsor on October 17, 1897 destroyed the house of Honore DeVillier, Jarvis DeVillier, and Norris DeVillier all on Comeau's Hill.

Note by Rick Moffat Sep 8, 2015. I was unable to locate the above quotation in the digitized version of the above book.

Buried at Comaeu's Hill, NS

From narrative by Edna Anna McGray
children
Steven m. Frances Clairmont
Eunice m. Frederick MacGray
Serapline m. Fidelis Fitzgerald
Madeleine m. Peter Muise m2. John Fitzgerald
Elizabeth m. Henry Surette
Norman m. Philomen Surette
Freeman m. Alice Fitzgerald
Isabella died young.1

Family

Genevieve Doucette b. 16 Aug 1829, d. 8 Apr 1915
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S342] Vincent Karnila, online www.genealogy.com, Vincent Karnila (unknown location).
  3. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p475.
  4. [S5582] J. Murray Lawson, Yarmouth, Past and Present : A Book Of Reminiscences (Yarmouth, NS: J.M. Lawson, 1902), house fire; page 383. Hereinafter cited as Yarmouth, Past and Present.
  5. [S438] Honore Devilaire household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 66; Family No: 214, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545, I read the surname as Devilaire, not Devilaise.
  6. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p475, p425.

Sylvain Doucette1

M, #3378
Father*Jean Doucette2
Last Edited23 Jan 2010
     He was born at Nova Scotia, Canada.1 Sylvain married Rosalie Cothereau on 29 April 1811.3

Family

Rosalie Cothereau
Child

Citations

  1. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p475, p425.
  2. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p475, p425

    p425
    SYLVAIN DOUCETTE ist, s. Jean 2d, m. ROSALIE COTHEREAU, d. Jean ist.

    p475.
  3. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p425.
  4. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.

Rosalie Cothereau1

F, #3379
Father*Jean Cothereau1
Last Edited23 Jan 2010
     Rosalie married Sylvain Doucette on 29 April 1811.1

Family

Sylvain Doucette
Child

Citations

  1. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p425.
  2. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.

Genevieve Doucette1,2,3

F, #3380, b. 16 August 1829, d. 8 April 1915
Father*Sylvain Doucette1
Mother*Rosalie Cothereau1
Last Edited22 Jun 2018
     She was born on 16 August 1829 at Nova Scotia (colony).4 Genevieve married Honore DeVilliers before 1856.5,4
     She died on 8 April 1915 at Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 85.5 Genevieve Doucette was buried at Comaue's Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.5

Census Data

     Honore Devilaire and Genevievre appeared on the 1871 Canadian Census of Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, enumerated 2 April 1871. Honore was enumerated as a fisherman and a Catholic. Their children Leonisse, Magdeleine, Etienne, Seraphie, Isabelle, Elizabeth, Firmin and Armand were listed as living with them. As well as a widow of an unspecified relationship to the household.4
     Genevieve Doucette was Event 2; Teacher.

Family

Honore DeVilliers b. 21 Sep 1825, d. 9 Apr 1913
Children

Citations

  1. [S34] Peter C Smith, online GED file received by email, Peter C Smith (Ontario), downloaded Dec 1998.
  2. [S342] Vincent Karnila, online www.genealogy.com, Vincent Karnila (unknown location).
  3. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History (Boston: Rand Avery Company, 1888), p475, p425

    P425

    p475
    JACQUES DE VILLIERS, m. SERAPHIE LE BLANC, d. Honore.
    Honore, m. Genevieve Doucette, d. Sylvain ist.
  4. [S438] Honore Devilaire household, Apr 2, 1871 Canada Census, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Plymouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Page: 66; Family No: 214, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) Roll: C-10545, I read the surname as Devilaire, not Devilaise.
  5. [S345] George S Brown, Yarmouth Nova Scotia - a sequel to Campbell's History, p475, p425.