Francis Barron1

(say 1855 - )
Last EditedApr 25, 2017

Family

Catherine Walsh b. s 1855
Marriagesay 1883 Newfoundland, Canada; Bride=Catherine Walsh1 
Children
Birthsay 1855 1 
Marriagesay 1883 Newfoundland, Canada; Bride=Catherine Walsh1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 10 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Mary Anne Barron, 11 December 1885.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 20 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Francis Barron, 19 May 1888.
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 31 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Peter Barron, 07 October 1890.
  4. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G1SP-T9H : 35 of 71; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Mary Barron, 18 October 1891.

Francis Barron1

(circa May 1888 - )
Last EditedApr 3, 2017
FatherFrancis Barron1 b. s 1855
MotherCatherine Walsh1 b. s 1855
Birthcirca May 1888 Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism19 May 1888 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Francis of Francis Barron and Kate Walsh (Placentia). Sponsors: Thomas Grant and Margaret Flynn."; Witness=Margaret Flynn1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 20 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Francis Barron, 19 May 1888.

Mary Barron1

(9 October 1891 - )
Last EditedApr 25, 2017
FatherFrancis Barron1 b. s 1855
MotherCatherine Walsh1 b. s 1855
Birth9 October 1891 Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism18 October 1891 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Mary of Frank Barron and Kate Walsh of Placentia, born October 9, baptized 18th. Sponsors: Michael Delany and Ellen O'Reilly."1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G1SP-T9H : 35 of 71; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Mary Barron, 18 October 1891.

Mary Anne Barron1

(circa December 1885 - )
Last EditedApr 3, 2017
FatherFrancis Barron1 b. s 1855
MotherCatherine Walsh1 b. s 1855
Birthcirca December 1885 Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism11 December 1885 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Mary Anne of Francis Barron and Kate Walsh. (Placentia) Sponsors: Andrew Whelan and Anne Whelan."1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 10 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Mary Anne Barron, 11 December 1885.

Michael Barron1

(say 1830 - )
Last EditedMar 11, 2016

Family

Sarah Miller b. s 1830
Marriagesay 1859 Principal=Sarah Miller1 
Child
Birthsay 1830 1 
Marriagesay 1859 Principal=Sarah Miller1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/… : accessed 17 February 2016), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > Baptisms 1859-1877 > image 6 of 75; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Ellen Frances Barron, October 20, 1861.

Peter Barron1

(circa October 1890 - )
Last EditedApr 25, 2017
FatherFrancis Barron1 b. s 1855
MotherCatherine Walsh1 b. s 1855
Birthcirca October 1890 Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism7 October 1890 Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Placentia, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Peter of Francis Barron and Kate Walsh. (Placentia). Sp: Thomas Whelan and Agnes Flynn."; Witness=Agnes Flynn1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L1SP-L3R : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 31 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Peter Barron, 07 October 1890.

James Barry1

(say 1820 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2016

Family

Mary Viel b. s 1820
Marriage Bride=Mary Viel1 
Child
Birthsay 1820 1 
Marriage Bride=Mary Viel1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Listing for Baptism of Thomas Barry, April 15 1845.

Sarah Barry1

ChartsAncestors of Loretta Patricia Marshall
(say 1786 - )
Last EditedJan 1, 2016
Relationship4th great-grandmother of Patricia Ann Monogue

Family

Robert Bishop b. c 1782
Marriage18 May 1807 St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada; Transcription of the Catholic marriage record:
"18 May (1807) Married Robert Bishop of Bread Port (sic), Dorset in England to Sara Barry of Trepassy. Present Thomas Daly and Margaret Fennely."; Principal=Robert Bishop2
Children
Name Variation Sarah Berry1 
Birthsay 1786  
Married Name18 May 1807 Bishop2 
Marriage18 May 1807 Basilica of St. John the Baptist, St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Transcription of the Catholic marriage record:
"18 May (1807) Married Robert Bishop of Bread Port (sic), Dorset in England to Sara Barry of Trepassy. Present Thomas Daly and Margaret Fennely."; Principal=Robert Bishop2
(Witness) Baptism1 November 1847 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as Robert Peddle & Bridget Nolan. Witnesses were Edward Kelly & Sarah Bishop.; Principal=Ellen Peddle3 

Citations

  1. [S407] Alex White, "St. Croix Genealogy," e-mail to Paticia Balkcom, July 27, 2000.
  2. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Image of the church marriage record is posted in an online family tree (Curtis-Boutin-Bishop) at http://person.ancestry.com/tree/26686053/person/1905589168/….
    Accessed December 15, 2015. Image saved to this entry.
  3. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of St. Mary's Baptisms (partial list), 1843-1925, District of Placentia & St. Mary's, contributed & transcribed by Michael Power, 2004; Baptismal entry for Ellen Peddle, November 1, 1847.
  4. [S990] Glenn Bishop, January 1, 2016.

Thomas Barry1

(circa April 1845 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2016
FatherJames Barry1 b. s 1820
MotherMary Viel1 b. s 1820
Birthcirca April 1845 Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism15 April 1845 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as James Barry & Mary Viel (difficult to read). Witnesses were Michael Bowen and Ellen Fagan.1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Listing for Baptism of Thomas Barry, April 15 1845.

Mary Beehan1

(circa 1866 - 21 May 1925)
Last EditedDec 11, 2016

Family

Judge Frank J. Morris b. 5 Dec 1862, d. 12 Feb 1947
Marriage Principal=Judge Frank J. Morris1 
Child
Birthcirca 1866 1 
Marriage Principal=Judge Frank J. Morris1 
Married Name Morris1 
Death21 May 1925 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada1 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Ancestry Family Tree posted by granddaughter of Mary Morris and Francis Regis Burke
    --http://person.ancestry.com/tree/16362298/person/368034710/…

Francis C. Bell1

(circa 1879 - )
Last EditedAug 8, 2016

Family

Gertrude E. St. Croix b. 14 Apr 1890
Marriage Principal=Gertrude E. St. Croix1 
Birthcirca 1879 Massachusetts, United States1 
Marriage Principal=Gertrude E. St. Croix1 
Census3 January 1920 249 Meridian, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; "Francis C. Bell, head, renting, male, white, 41, married, born Mass., parents born Mass., restaurant proprietor. Living with him-
Gertrude E., wife, white, 30, married, born Mass., parents born Canada, unemployed. (Note - In the 1930 Census, it states she was born in Canada).; Witness=Gertrude E. St. Croix1 

Citations

  1. [S505] 1920 U.S. Census, online www.ancestry.com, Census Place: Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_728; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 23; Image: 644. Enumeration District : 0023; Description: Boston City, Ward 2, Tract A-5 (part), Precinct 3 (part), bounded by Lexington, Meridian, Princeton, Marion, Saratoga, Border. Listing for Francis C. Bell, Line 58. Image 6 of 13 on Ancestry.com.

Margurita Bell1

( - 1972)
Last EditedApr 17, 2017

Family

Gordon James Brooks d. 1985
Marriage Principal=Gordon James Brooks 
Children
Marriage Principal=Gordon James Brooks 
Married Name Brooks 
(Witness) Death20 September 1971 Port Elgin, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada; Principal=Ronald Warren Brooks2,1 
Death1972 Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada1 

Citations

  1. [S988] Unknown author, "unknown short title," e-mail to unknown recipient, Private email to Patricia Balkcom from son of Ronald Warren Brooks, received 3/9/2017.
  2. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Private Family Tree, accessed 12/9/16. -- Brooks Family tree by son of Ronald Brooks, James, at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/16760394/family --Also is a DNA match for me listed as Jamesbrooks900.

Henry Bennett1

(circa 1875 - )
Last EditedOct 23, 2015

Family

Ann St. Croix b. 3 Aug 1878
Marriage8 October 1898 Burin, Newfoundland, Canada; Marriage record states that Henry Bennett, aged 24 , bachelor, fisherman, Church of England, living at Port au Bras married Annie St. Croix, 29, spinster, also living at Port au Bras. Married by Rev. John Hewitt and witnesses were Joseph Bennett and Charlotte St. Croix.; Principal=Ann St. Croix, Witness=Charlotte St. Croix1 
Birthcirca 1875 1 
Marriage8 October 1898 Church of England, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Marriage record states that Henry Bennett, aged 24 , bachelor, fisherman, Church of England, living at Port au Bras married Annie St. Croix, 29, spinster, also living at Port au Bras. Married by Rev. John Hewitt and witnesses were Joseph Bennett and Charlotte St. Croix.; Principal=Ann St. Croix, Witness=Charlotte St. Croix1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12439-9338-4 : accessed 23 October 2015), Marriages 1898-1900, Volume 03 > image 152 of 212; Provincial Archives, St. John's. (Marriage of Annie St. Croix and Henry Bennett, October 8, 1898).

Agnes Benning1

(16 July 1845 - )
Last EditedJun 12, 2016
FatherClement Benning1 b. s 1815
Baptism16 July 1845 St. Patrick Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Agnes, parents Clement Benning and Susan Penny. Godparents Edward Morris and Mary Marshall.; Witness=Mary Marshall1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Agnes Benning, 16 July 1845.

Clement Benning1

(say 1815 - )
Last EditedJun 12, 2016

Family

Children
Birthsay 1815  
(Witness) Marriage19 April 1840 St. Patrick Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; The parish record states that Richard Marshall married Marian (sic) Penny and that the only witness was Clement Benning.; Principal=Mary Anne Penney, Principal=Richard George Marshall2 
(Witness) Baptism12 February 1846 Burin, Newfoundland, Canada; "Elizabeth of Mathew Marshall and Fanny Penny. Witnesses: Clement Benning and Elizabeth Penny."; Principal=Elizabeth Marshall3 
(Witness) Baptism27 July 1873 Burin, Newfoundland, Canada; "Mary Eliza Rose of John Marshall and Mary Ann Pike. Witnesses: Clement Benning and Anne Marshall."; Principal=Mary Eliza Rose Marshall4 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Agnes Benning, 16 July 1845.
  2. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 4, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for marriage of Richard Marshall, 19 April 1840.
  3. [S130] Unknown name of person unknown record type, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.
  4. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Baptisms 1833-1894, Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland. Listing for Mary Eliza Rose Marshall, 27 July 1873.
  5. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Julia Benning, 02 February 1847.
  6. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Joseph Benning, 14 August 1850.

Joseph Benning1

(14 August 1850 - )
Last EditedJun 12, 2016
FatherClement Benning1 b. s 1815
Baptism14 August 1850 St. Patrick Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Joseph, parents Clement Benning and Susan Penney. Godparents John O'Neill and Mary Marshall.; Witness=Mary Marshall1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Joseph Benning, 14 August 1850.

Julia Benning1

(2 February 1847 - )
Last EditedJun 12, 2016
FatherClement Benning1 b. s 1815
Baptism2 February 1847 St. Patrick Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Julia, parents Clement Benning and Susan Penny. Godparents Mathew Marshall and Priscilla Penny.; Witness=Priscilla Penney, Witness=Matthew Marshall1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 3, Parish Register of the Catholic Saint Patrick's Parish, Burin, Newfoundland, Canada, 1833-1899; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Julia Benning, 02 February 1847.

Susanna Benning1

(say 1840 - )
Last EditedOct 7, 2017

Family

John O'Neill b. s 1840
Marriage29 January 1867 Burin, Newfoundland, Canada; "Married - John O'Neill & Susanna Benning. Witnesses - Thomas Marshall and Frances Marshall".; Groom=John O'Neill, Witness=Thomas Marshall1 
Birthsay 1840 1 
Marriage29 January 1867 St. Patrick Catholic Church, Burin, Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; "Married - John O'Neill & Susanna Benning. Witnesses - Thomas Marshall and Frances Marshall".; Groom=John O'Neill, Witness=Thomas Marshall1 
Married Name29 January 1867 O'Neill1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 4, Parish Register of Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, Burin, Newfoundland, Marriages, 1833-99. Listing for Marriage of John O'Neill & Susanna Benning, 29 January 1867.

Hazel Berton1

(circa 1895 - )
Last EditedOct 16, 2015

Family

Saumarez Andrew Dubourdieu b. 23 Feb 1890, d. c 1930
Marriage26 April 1915 Lynn, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage registration states: No. 238, married April 26, 1915 in Lynn, Mass., Saumarez A. Dubourdieu, 22, 1st marriage. living at 31 Webster st., shipper, born Newfoundland, parents Saumarez Dubourdieu and Annie Reed. Married to Hazel Berton, 19, first marriage, of same address, clerk, born Lynn, of William Berton & Catherine Romaine. Married by Justice of the Peace.; Principal=Saumarez Andrew Dubourdieu1 
Birthcirca 1895 Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States1 
Married Name26 April 1915 Dubourdieu1 
Marriage26 April 1915 Lynn, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage registration states: No. 238, married April 26, 1915 in Lynn, Mass., Saumarez A. Dubourdieu, 22, 1st marriage. living at 31 Webster st., shipper, born Newfoundland, parents Saumarez Dubourdieu and Annie Reed. Married to Hazel Berton, 19, first marriage, of same address, clerk, born Lynn, of William Berton & Catherine Romaine. Married by Justice of the Peace.; Principal=Saumarez Andrew Dubourdieu1 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
    Original data: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840–1911. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
    Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. Marriage of Saumarez A. Dubourdieu and Hazel Berton.

Dianne Bertrand1

Last EditedOct 9, 2015

Family

Hubert George St. Croix b. c 1944, d. 6 Jan 2004
Marriage Principal=Hubert George St. Croix1 
Married Name St. Croix1 
Marriage Principal=Hubert George St. Croix1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of obituaries for The Beacon, newspaper of Gander, January, 2004.

Bride J. Besso1

(circa 1893 - 15 May 1988)
Last EditedAug 25, 2016

Family

Edward Joseph Gushue b. Dec 1877, d. 6 Mar 1936
Marriage21 November 1915 Winthrop, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage Record states: Edward J. Gashue , 36, first marriage, residing in E. Boston, carpenter, born Newfoundland, son of George Gushue and Mary Bishop married Bride J. Besso, 22, first marriage, residing in Winthrop, domestic, born Newfoundland, dau. of Garrett Besso and Mary A. Macdonald. Married by Catholic priest, John H. Griffin at 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop, Mass.; Principal=Edward Joseph Gushue1 
Children
Name Variation Bridget G. Besso 
Birthcirca 1893 Newfoundland, Canada; Obituary says she was born in Holyrood, NL.1,2 
Married Name21 November 1915 Gushue1 
Marriage21 November 1915 Winthrop, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage Record states: Edward J. Gashue , 36, first marriage, residing in E. Boston, carpenter, born Newfoundland, son of George Gushue and Mary Bishop married Bride J. Besso, 22, first marriage, residing in Winthrop, domestic, born Newfoundland, dau. of Garrett Besso and Mary A. Macdonald. Married by Catholic priest, John H. Griffin at 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop, Mass.; Principal=Edward Joseph Gushue1 
(Witness) Death6 March 1936 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; Principal=Edward Joseph Gushue3 
Death15 May 1988 Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States2 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Online Family Tree of Curtis-Boutin-Bishop at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/26686053/family by user name Redbecool. Original data from an image of the 1915 Marriage Register of Winthrop, Mass. for Edward J. Bishop & Bride J. Besso.
  2. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Online Family Tree of Curtis-Boutin-Bishop at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/26686053/family by user name Redbecool. Original data from an obituary for Bridget Gusheu (sic) which was in the Boston Herald, 17 Mary 1988.
  3. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Online Family Tree of Curtis-Boutin-Bishop at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/26686053/family by user name Redbecool.
  4. [S905] Find My Past, online www.findmypast.com, Image of 1930 U.S. Federal Census for Boston, Mass. Ward #1, Block #1, house #113 Princeton Street, listing for Edward and Bridget Gushue and their children.
  5. [S920] 1940 United States Federal Census, online www.ancestry.com, Census Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1657; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 15-15. Listing for Bridget Gushue and family at 142 Princeton Street, Boston, line #21.

Ann Elizabeth Best1,2,3

(circa November 1840 - )
Last EditedDec 29, 2017
FatherThomas Harvey Best1 b. c 1790, d. 13 Aug 1874
MotherEllen Bridget St. Croix1 b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877

Family

Francis Fogg b. c 1836
Marriage4 July 1863 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage Registration #1331, married July 4, 1863: Francis Fagg, 27, Paper Hanger, born England, son of Francis and Lydia A.
Bride: Mary A. Best, 22, born St. John's, N.B., daughter of Thomas and Mary A. (should be Ellen?). Both are residing in Boston and first marriage for both, married by Jas. Tracy of Boston.; Principal=Francis Fogg6,7 
Children
Birthcirca November 1840 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Date and place based on when she was baptized.1,4 
Baptism5 November 1840 St. John the Baptist Catholic Basilica, St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; "05 Nov 1840 - Ann of Thos. Best & Bridget St. Croix. Sp. Isac Burke (?) Ann Mullet." Also, Susana Best baptized at the same time but it does not specify if they are twins. (I have listed them as such).4 
(Resident) Census1855 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #583, Family #790, age 60, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellin (sic) Best, age 45, female, born England.
Ann Best, 15, female, born Nova Scotia.
Lucretia Best, 14, female, born Nova Scotia.
Mary Best, 8, female, born Nova Scotia.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best5 
Illness The 1860 Census lists Ann as deaf.2 
(Resident) Census4 August 1860 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #745, Family #1430, age 62, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellen Best, age 46, female, born B.P. (is this British Provinces?).
Ann E. Best, 19, female, born B.P., deaf.
Lucretia M. Best, 17, female, born B.P.
Mary J. Best, 13, female, born B.P.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Keefe, Kelly, Cook and Fitzgerald. Margaret Keefe (married name - age 27) and MaryAnn Fitzgerald (age 26) are both listed as being born in B.P.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best2 
Married Name4 July 1863 Fogg6,7 
Marriage4 July 1863 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage Registration #1331, married July 4, 1863: Francis Fagg, 27, Paper Hanger, born England, son of Francis and Lydia A.
Bride: Mary A. Best, 22, born St. John's, N.B., daughter of Thomas and Mary A. (should be Ellen?). Both are residing in Boston and first marriage for both, married by Jas. Tracy of Boston.; Principal=Francis Fogg6,7 
(Resident) Census11 July 1870 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best, HH #975, 75, male, married, sailmaker, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born, cannot read or write. Living with him:
Ellen Best, 60, female, married, keeping house, born Nfld.
Ann Fag, 30, female, married, no occumpation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Francis Fag, 40, male, married, Paper Hanger, born England, parents foreign-born.
Mary Fag, 6, female, at home, born Mass.
Jane Fag, 4, female, at home, born Mass.
Joseph Brown, 24, male, married, carpenter, born Nova Scotia, parents foreign-born, US citizen over 21.
Mary Brown, 23, female, married, no occupation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Henry Brown, 2, male, at home, born Mass.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best8 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6LC7-4QT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 08 > image 59 of 165; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #583, Family #790) with daughter Ann, aged 8, born Nova Scotia.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBSH-73N : 24 March 2017), Massachusetts > Suffolk > 8th Ward Boston > image 223 of 319; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #745, Family #1430).
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WF6-CTX : 20 March 2015), Ann Elizabeth in entry for Florence G.D. Fagg, 21 Jul 1903; citing Death, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,324,060. Listing for the death of Florence G. D. Fagg, Brooklyn, New York, 21 July 1903, daughter of Ann Elizabeth and Francis Fagg.
  4. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G17M-HD7 : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 14 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Ann and Susana Best, daughters of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 05 November 1840, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 244 of Church Register.
  5. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6LC7-4QT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 08 > image 59 of 165; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #583, Family #790).
  6. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6QLW-9WG : 1 March 2016), 004341192 > image 14 of 957; Massachusetts Archives, Boston. Listing for the birth of twins Benjamin William and Thomas F. Fogg, 23 September 1875, Chelsea, Massachusetts, sons of Francis and Ann Fogg.
  7. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6F6S-MXS : 17 February 2016), 004332357 > image 234 of 1082; State Archives, Boston. Listing of marriage of Francis Fagg and Mary A. Best, 04 July 1863, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  8. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census, online www.ancestry.com, Census Place: Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_641; Page: 463B; Family History Library Film: 552140. Listing for the family of Thomas Best, Family #2423. Ancestry Image #284 of 624 for this database.
  9. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9979-49SX-4 : 13 July 2016), Suffolk > Boston > Births 1870 no 1-8207 > image 118 of 430; town clerk offices, Massachusetts. Listing of birth of Anna Rebertha Fogg, 25 August 1870, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, daughter of Francis, born England and Ann E. Fogg, born Newfoundland.
  10. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-688V-GT : 1 March 2016), 004341191 > image 687 of 978; Massachusetts Archives, Boston. Listing of birth of Florence Flagg, 09 February 1874, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, daughter of Francis, born England and Ann Flagg, born Newfoundland.

Henry Best1

(circa February 1845 - )
Last EditedDec 29, 2017
FatherThomas Harvey Best1 b. c 1790, d. 13 Aug 1874
MotherEllen Bridget St. Croix1 b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877
Birthcirca February 1845 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Date and place based on when he was baptized.1 
Baptism16 February 1845 St. John the Baptist Catholic Basilica, St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; "16 Feb. 1845 - Henry of Thos. Best & Bridget St. Croix. Sp. Jno. Fogarty, Johanna Walsh."1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-917M-4FP : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 80 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Henry Best, son of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 16 February 1845, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 364 of Church Register.

Lucy Mary Best1

(18 May 1842 - 12 January 1917)
Last EditedDec 28, 2017
FatherThomas Harvey Best1 b. c 1790, d. 13 Aug 1874
MotherEllen Bridget St. Croix1 b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877

Family

Charles J. Devereaux
Marriage Principal=Charles J. Devereaux1 
Married Name Devereaux1 
Marriage Principal=Charles J. Devereaux1 
Birth18 May 1842 1 
(Resident) Census1855 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #583, Family #790, age 60, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellin (sic) Best, age 45, female, born England.
Ann Best, 15, female, born Nova Scotia.
Lucretia Best, 14, female, born Nova Scotia.
Mary Best, 8, female, born Nova Scotia.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best2 
(Resident) Census4 August 1860 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #745, Family #1430, age 62, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellen Best, age 46, female, born B.P. (is this British Provinces?).
Ann E. Best, 19, female, born B.P., deaf.
Lucretia M. Best, 17, female, born B.P.
Mary J. Best, 13, female, born B.P.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Keefe, Kelly, Cook and Fitzgerald. Margaret Keefe (married name - age 27) and MaryAnn Fitzgerald (age 26) are both listed as being born in B.P.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best3 
Death12 January 1917 108 Pleasant Street, Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States; Death Registration states: Lucy Mary Devereaux (nee Best) died at 108 Pleasant Street, Arlington, Mass. on 12 January 1917. Her husband's name is Charles J. Devereaux. She is listed as white, female, married, born May 18, 1842 and she is aged 74 years, 7 months, 25 days. No occupation, born Boston, Mass. (a census record states Nova Scotia). Father was Thomas Harvey Best, born England and Helen St. Croix, born England (other records state Newfoundland). Charles J. Devereaux was the informant and he lived in Arlington, Mass. She was buried on Jan 15, 1917 in Forest Hill Cemetery, Jamaica Plains, Mass. by Chas. T. Hartwell, Undertaker. Medical Certificate states she died of a cerebral hemorrhage, secondary to Arteriosclerosis. She died in the morning on Jan. 12, 1917 and was followed by her physician from the 8th of January and he saw her on the day of her death.1 
Burial15 January 1917 Forest Hill Cemetery, Jamaica Plains, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920", Deaths for 1917, Vol. 2, Amesbury-Ashburnham. Listing of the Death of Lucy Mary Devereaux, 12 January 1917, Arlington, Massachusetts. States her parents were Thomas Harvey Best and Helen (sic) St. Croix.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6LC7-4QT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 08 > image 59 of 165; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #583, Family #790).
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBSH-73N : 24 March 2017), Massachusetts > Suffolk > 8th Ward Boston > image 223 of 319; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #745, Family #1430).

Mary Julia Best1,2

(circa August 1847 - )
Last EditedDec 29, 2017
FatherThomas Harvey Best1 b. c 1790, d. 13 Aug 1874
MotherEllen Bridget St. Croix1 b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877

Family

Joseph Brown b. c 1845
Marriage14 July 1867 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage record states: Record #1414 - Joseph Brown residing in Boston, Mass., age 22, first marriage, carpenter, born Annapolis, N.S., to William and Mary married Mary G. Best, age 19, born St. John's, N.B., no occupation, father, Thomas and mother Ellen, first marriage for both. They were married by Rev. (name unreadable) in Boston.; Principal=Joseph Brown1 
Child
Birthcirca August 1847 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada1,2 
Baptism30 August 1847 St. John the Baptist Catholic Basilica, St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; "30 Aug. 1847 - Mary Julia of Thos. Best & Bridget St. Croix. Sp. Patt Keefe, Mary Keany."2 
(Resident) Census1855 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #583, Family #790, age 60, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellin (sic) Best, age 45, female, born England.
Ann Best, 15, female, born Nova Scotia.
Lucretia Best, 14, female, born Nova Scotia.
Mary Best, 8, female, born Nova Scotia.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best3 
(Resident) Census4 August 1860 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #745, Family #1430, age 62, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellen Best, age 46, female, born B.P. (is this British Provinces?).
Ann E. Best, 19, female, born B.P., deaf.
Lucretia M. Best, 17, female, born B.P.
Mary J. Best, 13, female, born B.P.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Keefe, Kelly, Cook and Fitzgerald. Margaret Keefe (married name - age 27) and MaryAnn Fitzgerald (age 26) are both listed as being born in B.P.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best4 
(Resident) Census1 May 1865 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #106, Family #160, age 69, male, married, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Belinda Best, age 50, female, born Mass., married.
Mary G. Best, 18, female, born N.B., single.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Mulloy, Scott, Elson, Smith, St. Croix, Rankin.
The St. Croix listees are:
Rosana St. Croix, 24, female, born N.F., married, not working.
William St. Croix, 24, male, married, born N.F., seaman.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best5 
Married Name14 July 1867 Brown1 
Marriage14 July 1867 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Marriage record states: Record #1414 - Joseph Brown residing in Boston, Mass., age 22, first marriage, carpenter, born Annapolis, N.S., to William and Mary married Mary G. Best, age 19, born St. John's, N.B., no occupation, father, Thomas and mother Ellen, first marriage for both. They were married by Rev. (name unreadable) in Boston.; Principal=Joseph Brown1 
(Resident) Census11 July 1870 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best, HH #975, 75, male, married, sailmaker, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born, cannot read or write. Living with him:
Ellen Best, 60, female, married, keeping house, born Nfld.
Ann Fag, 30, female, married, no occumpation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Francis Fag, 40, male, married, Paper Hanger, born England, parents foreign-born.
Mary Fag, 6, female, at home, born Mass.
Jane Fag, 4, female, at home, born Mass.
Joseph Brown, 24, male, married, carpenter, born Nova Scotia, parents foreign-born, US citizen over 21.
Mary Brown, 23, female, married, no occupation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Henry Brown, 2, male, at home, born Mass.; Principal=Thomas Harvey Best6 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6RHS-54H : 17 February 2016), 004279270 > image 124 of 1096; State Archives, Boston. Listing of marriage of Joseph Brown and Mary G. Best, 14 July 1867, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-L17M-4SK : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 180 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Mary Julia Best, daughter of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 30 August 1847, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 540 of Church Register.
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6LC7-4QT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 08 > image 59 of 165; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #583, Family #790).
  4. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBSH-73N : 24 March 2017), Massachusetts > Suffolk > 8th Ward Boston > image 223 of 319; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #745, Family #1430).
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  6. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census, online www.ancestry.com, Census Place: Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_641; Page: 463B; Family History Library Film: 552140. Listing for the family of Thomas Best, Family #2423. Ancestry Image #284 of 624 for this database.

Susana Best1

(circa November 1840 - )
Last EditedDec 29, 2017
FatherThomas Harvey Best1 b. c 1790, d. 13 Aug 1874
MotherEllen Bridget St. Croix1 b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877
Birthcirca November 1840 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Date and place based on when she was baptized.1 
Baptism5 November 1840 St. John the Baptist Catholic Basilica, St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; "05 Nov 1840 - Susana of Thos. Best & Bridget St. Croix. Sp. Thos. Walsh, Mary Kate." Also, Ann Best baptized at the same time but it does not specify if they are twins. (I have listed them as such).1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G17M-HD7 : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 14 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Ann and Susana Best, daughters of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 05 November 1840, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 244 of Church Register.

Thomas Harvey Best1,2

(circa 1790 - 13 August 1874)
Last EditedDec 29, 2017

Family

Ellen Bridget St. Croix b. c 1810, d. 25 Jun 1877
Marriagecirca 1837 Canada; Principal=Ellen Bridget St. Croix1 
Children
Birthcirca 1790 England; Several Censuses state he was born in England, however, the 1870 Census states he was born in Newfoundland.3,4 
Marriagecirca 1837 Canada; Principal=Ellen Bridget St. Croix1 
Census1855 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #583, Family #790, age 60, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellin (sic) Best, age 45, female, born England.
Ann Best, 15, female, born Nova Scotia.
Lucretia Best, 14, female, born Nova Scotia.
Mary Best, 8, female, born Nova Scotia.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Resident=Ellen Bridget St. Croix, Resident=Ann Elizabeth Best, Resident=Lucy Mary Best, Resident=Mary Julia Best5 
Census4 August 1860 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #745, Family #1430, age 62, male, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Ellen Best, age 46, female, born B.P. (is this British Provinces?).
Ann E. Best, 19, female, born B.P., deaf.
Lucretia M. Best, 17, female, born B.P.
Mary J. Best, 13, female, born B.P.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Keefe, Kelly, Cook and Fitzgerald. Margaret Keefe (married name - age 27) and MaryAnn Fitzgerald (age 26) are both listed as being born in B.P.
Bella Honsha, 21, female, born England.
Mary Murphy, 17, female, born Ireland.; Resident=Ellen Bridget St. Croix, Resident=Ann Elizabeth Best, Resident=Lucy Mary Best, Resident=Mary Julia Best4 
Census1 May 1865 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best" of Dwelling #106, Family #160, age 69, male, married, sailmaker, born England. Listed with him:
Belinda Best, age 50, female, born Mass., married.
Mary G. Best, 18, female, born N.B., single.
There are several other families listed - maybe it was a rooming house - they have the surnames Mulloy, Scott, Elson, Smith, St. Croix, Rankin.
The St. Croix listees are:
Rosana St. Croix, 24, female, born N.F., married, not working.
William St. Croix, 24, male, married, born N.F., seaman.; Resident=Ellen Bridget St. Croix, Resident=Mary Julia Best, Resident=Rosanna A. Rowe, Resident=Michael William St. Croix6 
Census11 July 1870 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; "Thomas Best, HH #975, 75, male, married, sailmaker, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born, cannot read or write. Living with him:
Ellen Best, 60, female, married, keeping house, born Nfld.
Ann Fag, 30, female, married, no occumpation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Francis Fag, 40, male, married, Paper Hanger, born England, parents foreign-born.
Mary Fag, 6, female, at home, born Mass.
Jane Fag, 4, female, at home, born Mass.
Joseph Brown, 24, male, married, carpenter, born Nova Scotia, parents foreign-born, US citizen over 21.
Mary Brown, 23, female, married, no occupation, born Newfoundland, parents foreign-born.
Henry Brown, 2, male, at home, born Mass.; Resident=Ellen Bridget St. Croix, Resident=Ann Elizabeth Best, Resident=Mary Julia Best, Resident=Francis Fogg, Resident=Joseph Brown, Resident=Henry Brown, Resident=Mary Fogg, Resident=Jane Fogg3 
Death13 August 1874 Boston, Massachusetts, United States; Death Registration states: #92 - Thomas H. Best, died on Aug. 13, 1874, age 84, at 4 Douglass, Boston, male, widowed, sailmaker, born England, parents named Thomas and Mary, born England, cause of death was pneumonia. It appears to say that he was buried in Forest Valley.7 
(Witness) Death25 June 1877 60 S. Russell Street, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States; Death Registration states: Ellen B. Best, died June 25, 1877 at 60 S. Russell Street, Boston, Mass., female, widowed, aged 67, cause of death was Cancer. She was the widow of Thomas H. Best, daughter of William St. Croix, mother's name is blank. It states that William and Ellen were both born in St. John's, Newfoundland. The informant for this information is not given.; Principal=Ellen Bridget St. Croix1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6G1Q-DDR : 20 May 2014), 0960213 (004221428) > image 483 of 797; State Archives, Boston. Listing of the Death of Ellen B. Best (nee St. Croix), spouse of Thomas H. Best. Registration does not state who the informant was for this information.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920", Deaths for 1917, Vol. 2, Amesbury-Ashburnham. Listing of the Death of Lucy Mary Devereaux, 12 January 1917, Arlington, Massachusetts. States her parents were Thomas Harvey Best and Helen (sic) St. Croix.
  3. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census, online www.ancestry.com, Census Place: Boston Ward 2, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: M593_641; Page: 463B; Family History Library Film: 552140. Listing for the family of Thomas Best, Family #2423. Ancestry Image #284 of 624 for this database.
  4. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBSH-73N : 24 March 2017), Massachusetts > Suffolk > 8th Ward Boston > image 223 of 319; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.). Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #745, Family #1430).
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  6. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6QH7-ZCT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 03 > image 27 of 172; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #106, Family #160).
  7. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
    Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook). Death Registration for Thomas H. Best, 13 August 1874, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Ancestry Image #33958 of 60705 for this database.
  8. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6LC7-4QT : 1 April 2016), Suffolk > Boston, Ward 08 > image 59 of 165; State Archives, Boston. Census lists the family of Thomas and Ellen Best (Dweling #583, Family #790) with daughter Ann, aged 8, born Nova Scotia.
  9. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G17M-HD7 : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 14 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Ann and Susana Best, daughters of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 05 November 1840, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 244 of Church Register.
  10. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-917M-4FP : 22 May 2014), St. John's > Catholic Basilica of Saint John the Baptist > Baptisms 1840-1848 > image 80 of 223; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Listing of baptism of Henry Best, son of Thos. Best and Bridget St. Croix, 16 February 1845, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Page 364 of Church Register.
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Anne Biggs1

(June 1850 - )
Last EditedNov 13, 2016
FatherWilliam Biggs1 b. c 1820
MotherMary McGrath1 b. c 1825

Family

John Hanlon b. 1846, d. 6 Mar 1913
Marriage Principal=John Hanlon1 
Child
BirthJune 1850 Riverhead, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Marriage Principal=John Hanlon1 
Married Name Hanlon1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, Microfilm #2169242, Item 13 - Marriages, 1844-1890; marriage listing for Patrick Ryan and Mary Norris, 11 March 1859.

James Biggs1

Last EditedNov 13, 2016

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, Microfilm #2169242, Item 13 - Marriages, 1844-1890; marriage listing for Patrick Ryan and Mary Norris, 11 March 1859.

Mary Catherine Biggs1

(1876 - 11 November 1952)
Last EditedNov 13, 2016
FatherJames Biggs2

Family

Patrick Ryan b. 1872, d. 8 Mar 1935
Marriage Principal=Patrick Ryan1 
Child
Birth1876 Tilting, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Marriage Principal=Patrick Ryan1 
Married Name Ryan1 
Death11 November 1952 O'Donnell's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 

Citations

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    User Name for tree - briancom82; Accessed November 2016.
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