Michael Joseph Tobin1

(5 January 1898 - )
Last EditedJan 8, 2016
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Patricia Ann Monogue
FatherJohn J. Tobin1 b. Mar 1871
MotherAmanda Margaret Bishop1 b. 8 Jul 1880
Birth5 January 1898 Point La Haye, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1,2 
Baptism8 January 1898 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as John Tobin & Margaret Bishop. Witnesses were John Mooney & Veronica Bishop.; Witness=Veronica Bishop, Witness=John Mooney1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Baptisms of the Catholic Assumptions of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 1844-99, St. Mary's, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland. Contributed by Barbara Lawrence, October 2005.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/… : accessed 29 December 2015), Placentia-St. Mary's > image 501 of 664; Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Census Record for John J. Tobin, Dwelling #11, Point La Haye.

Patrick Tobin1

(say 1840 - )
Last EditedAug 7, 2016

Family

Mary Bishop
Marriage21 January 1865 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; Both are residing in St. Mary's. Witnesses are Matthew & Ann Kielly.; Principal=Mary Bishop1 
Children
Birthsay 1840 1 
Marriage21 January 1865 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Both are residing in St. Mary's. Witnesses are Matthew & Ann Kielly.; Principal=Mary Bishop1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of the Marriage Register of the Catholic Assumptions of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland. Transcribed by Barbara Lawrence, 2005. Source: LDS Microfilm Reel #2169291. Marriage entry for Patrick Tobin & Mary Bishop, 1865.
  2. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Baptisms of the Catholic Assumptions of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 1844-99, St. Mary's, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland. Contributed by Barbara Lawrence, October 2005.
  3. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, 1843-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Mary Theresa Tobin, 28 November 1880.

Patrick Tobin1

(9 March 1876 - )
Last EditedOct 8, 2015
FatherPatrick Tobin1 b. s 1840
MotherMary Bishop1
Birth9 March 1876 Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism11 March 1876 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as Patrick Tobin & Mary Bishop. Witnesses were Patrick Hayward & Theresa Critch.1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Baptisms of the Catholic Assumptions of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, 1844-99, St. Mary's, St. Mary's Bay, Newfoundland. Contributed by Barbara Lawrence, October 2005.

Stella Tobin1

(January 1910 - )
Last EditedFeb 15, 2016
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Patricia Ann Monogue
FatherJohn J. Tobin1 b. Mar 1871
MotherAmanda Margaret Bishop1 b. 8 Jul 1880
BirthJanuary 1910 Point La Haye, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; This is the date given in the 1921 Census.1 
Married Namecirca 1925 Cahill2 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/… : accessed 29 December 2015), Placentia-St. Mary's > image 501 of 664; Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Census Record for John J. Tobin, Dwelling #11, Point La Haye.
  2. [S990] Glenn Bishop, January 1, 2016.

Winifred Tobin1,2,3

(October 1883 - 25 November 1949)
Last EditedOct 28, 2015

Family

William St. Croix b. Apr 1880, d. 8 Jun 1944
Marriage14 January 1903 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; Marriage record states that Wm St. Croix, aged 24, bachelor, fisherman, Catholic, living at Droke (sic) married Winifred Tobin, 21, spinster, also living at Gaskiers. Married by Rev. S. O'Driscoll, witnesses were Bernard Tobin & Ellen Critch.; Groom=William St. Croix1,5 
Children
BirthOctober 1883 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; This is the date in the 1945 Census, however, marriage record would indicate she was born about 1881.1,4 
ResidenceJanuary 1903 Gaskiers, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada5 
Marriage14 January 1903 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; Marriage record states that Wm St. Croix, aged 24, bachelor, fisherman, Catholic, living at Droke (sic) married Winifred Tobin, 21, spinster, also living at Gaskiers. Married by Rev. S. O'Driscoll, witnesses were Bernard Tobin & Ellen Critch.; Groom=William St. Croix1,5 
Married Name14 January 1903 St. Croix5 
(Resident) Census1921 Family #12, Drook, Ferryland District, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed in the Drook, Ferryland District Census as " William St. Croix", head of Family #12, male, married, 41, born April 1880 in Drook. Other St. Croix families are living there also. Living with him:
Winifred, wife, 37, born Oct. 1883 in Gaskier, St. Mary's.
William, son, 17, born Oct. 1903 in Drook.
Patrick, son, 14, born April 1907 in Drook.
Mary A., dau., 11, born July 1910 in Drook.
Martin, son, 7, born May 1914 in Drook.
Esther, dau., 7, born May 1914 in Drook.; Principal=William St. Croix4 
Note1928 Drook, Ferryland District, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed as Winifred St. Croix on the Voter's List of Drook, female, over 25 years of age.6 
(Resident) Census1935 Family #4, Drook, Ferryland District, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed in the Drook, Ferryland District Census as " William St. Croix", head of Family #4, male, married, 53, value $700, 6 rooms, fisherman. Other St. Croix families are living there also. Living with him:
Winifred, wife, 51, homemaker.
William, son, 31, single, fisherman.
Esther, dau., 21, single.
Martin, son, 21, single.
Patrick, son, 28, fisherman.; Principal=William St. Croix2 
(Witness) Death30 October 1940 Principal=Esther St. Croix7 
(Witness) Death8 June 1944 Principal=William St. Croix1,7 
Census1945 Drook, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed in the Drook, Ferryland District Census as " Winnie St. Croix", head, female, widowed, 61, born in St. Mary's. Other St. Croix families are living there also. Living with her:
William, son, 40, single, born Ferryland
Martin, son, 31, single, born Ferryland
I imagine the birthplace is Ferryland District and not the town of Ferryland since the Census is taken from Drook.; Resident=William St. Croix, Resident=Martin St. Croix1 
Death25 November 1949 St. John's, Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada; Death registration states that Winnifred St. Croix, 67, died at St. John's, her residence was Portugal Cove, Ferryland, Nfld., female, widowed, housewife, Catholic, born in St. Mary's and buried in Portugal Cove, South Trepassey. Physician was Dr. Murphy. Cause of death was carcinoma of the ovary.7,8 
BurialNovember 1949 Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Portugal Cove South, Ferryland District, Newfoundland, Canada; Gravestone inscription states: Winifred St. Croix, Nov. 25, 1949, 67 years, erected by her children (in plot with William, Martin, & other children).7 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of the 1945 Newfoundland Census online (transcribed by Pat Jack and Don Tate, 2002). Census for Drook, Ferryland District.
  2. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of the 1935 Newfoundland Census online (transcribed by Patricia Jackson, 2001 & Don Tate, 2003). District of Ferryland (section from Cape Race to Trepassey), Microfilm #M-8046, p. 176-7.
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12439-8271-18 : accessed 23 October 2015), Marriages 1901-1903, Volume 04 > image 458 of 493; Provincial Archives, St. John's. (Marriage of Wm. St. Croix and Winnifred Tobin, January 14, 1903).
  4. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of the 1921 Newfoundland Census online (transcribed by Jim Lane, 1998. District of Placentia & St. Mary's District, Drooke (sic), (Trepassey Bay).
  5. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12439-8271-18 : accessed 23 October 2015), Marriages 1901-1903, Volume 04 > image 458 of 493; Provincial Archives, St. John's. (Marriage of Wm. St. Croix and Winnifred Tobin, January 14, 1903).
  6. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, From the database, "1928 Voter's List, Drook, Placentia & St. Mary's District, F.D. Gill, Revising Magistrate", Transcribed by William Ryan 2002.
  7. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of gravestones for Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Portugal Cove South, Ferryland District. Transcribed by Craid Peterman, 2013, photos taken by Don Tate & Craig Peterman, 2009.
  8. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-10506-2078-40 : accessed 28 October 2015), Deaths 1949-1949, Certificate Number 001911-003400 > image 775 of 1493; Provincial Archives, St. John's. (Death Return for Winnifred St. Croix, March 25, 1949).

Mary Ann Tremblett1

(8 July 1860 - )
Last EditedNov 13, 2016
FatherWilliam Tremblett1 b. s 1830
MotherSarah Bonia1 b. 1835, d. 11 Mar 1892

Family

Francis Nowlan b. Apr 1861, d. 26 Jul 1939
Marriage Principal=Francis Nowlan1 
Child
Birth8 July 1860 Tickles, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Marriage Principal=Francis Nowlan1 
Married Name Nowlan1 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Family Tree of Brian Comerford at http://person.ancestry.com/tree/80489413/person/36425931353/…
    User Name for tree - briancom82; Accessed November 2016.

William Tremblett1

(say 1830 - )
Last EditedNov 13, 2016

Family

Sarah Bonia b. 1835, d. 11 Mar 1892
Marriage21 May 1859 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; Principal=Sarah Bonia1,2 
Child
Birthsay 1830 1 
Marriage21 May 1859 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Principal=Sarah Bonia1,2 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Family Tree of Brian Comerford at http://person.ancestry.com/tree/80489413/person/36425931353/…
    User Name for tree - briancom82; Accessed November 2016.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, Microfilm #2169242, Item 13 - Marriages, 1844-1890; marriage listing for William Trimlett (sic) and Sarah Bonia, 21 May 1859.

Bridget Trimblett1

(say 1850 - )
Last EditedApr 3, 2017

Family

James Walsh b. s 1850
Marriagesay 1878 Newfoundland, Canada; Groom=James Walsh1 
Children
Birthsay 1850 1 
Marriagesay 1878 Newfoundland, Canada; Groom=James Walsh1 
Married Namesay 1878 Walsh1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Church Records, 1793-1945," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-81SP-T4B : 22 May 2014), Placentia > Catholic Sacred Heart > image 49 of 75; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Catherine Walsh, 05 October 1880.
  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 10 of 34; Catholic Church and Church of England parishes, Newfoundland. Baptismal Record for Bridget Mary Walsh, 27 September 1885.

James Romald Turner1

(7 February 1885 - 29 November 1954)
Last EditedDec 2, 2015
FatherWilliam Turner2
MotherAmbrosina Swindler2

Family

Mary Ellen St. Croix b. c Apr 1881, d. 20 Sep 1948
Marriage24 November 1917 Toronto, Ontario, Canada; The marriage registration completed by Patrick J. Coyle, the priest at Holy Family Catholic Church (1372 King St. West) stated that on November 24, 1917, he married the following parties:
Romuld Turner, currently a resident of Toronto, aged 33, born Niles, Ohio, bachelor, working as an agent for Dom. (Dominian) Express, bachelor, Catholic, son of William Turner and Ambrosina Swindler.
Marie St. Croix, aged 36, currently a resident of Toronto, born Newfoundland, spinster, working as a domestic, Catholic, daughter of John St. Croix and Elizabeth Stamp.
Witnesses were H. W. Madden of 200 John Street, Toronto and Agnes Turner, 126 Lansdowne Ave., Toronto.; Principal=Mary Ellen St. Croix1 
Birth7 February 1885 Niles, Trumbull, Ohio, United States2 
Marriage24 November 1917 Holy Family Catholic Church, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada; The marriage registration completed by Patrick J. Coyle, the priest at Holy Family Catholic Church (1372 King St. West) stated that on November 24, 1917, he married the following parties:
Romuld Turner, currently a resident of Toronto, aged 33, born Niles, Ohio, bachelor, working as an agent for Dom. (Dominian) Express, bachelor, Catholic, son of William Turner and Ambrosina Swindler.
Marie St. Croix, aged 36, currently a resident of Toronto, born Newfoundland, spinster, working as a domestic, Catholic, daughter of John St. Croix and Elizabeth Stamp.
Witnesses were H. W. Madden of 200 John Street, Toronto and Agnes Turner, 126 Lansdowne Ave., Toronto.; Principal=Mary Ellen St. Croix1 
Note He was called "Rome" or "Romy". At some time, Rome had a steel plate implanted in his head, but he continued to function normally. No children. 
Death29 November 1954  

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-757R : accessed 23 October 2015), Romuld Turner and Marie St Croix, 24 Nov 1917; citing registration , , York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,130,571.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-757R : accessed 23 October 2015), Romuld Turner and Marie St Croix, 24 Nov 1917; citing registration, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,130,571.

William Turner1

Last EditedOct 23, 2015

Family

Ambrosina Swindler
Marriage Principal=Ambrosina Swindler1 
Child
Marriage Principal=Ambrosina Swindler1 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKM5-757R : accessed 23 October 2015), Romuld Turner and Marie St Croix, 24 Nov 1917; citing registration, York, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,130,571.

(?) Unknown

Last EditedNov 17, 2015

(?) Unknown1

Last EditedDec 28, 2015

Family

William B. Bishop b. Aug 1876
Marriage There is an Ellen Bishop who died of consumption on May 21, 1908 at the age of 46 in Gaskiers. I suspect she was William's first wife.; Principal=William B. Bishop1,2 
Child
Married Name (?) Bishop1 
Marriage There is an Ellen Bishop who died of consumption on May 21, 1908 at the age of 46 in Gaskiers. I suspect she was William's first wife.; Principal=William B. Bishop1,2 

Citations

  1. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Census, 1935," database with images, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/… : accessed 28 December 2015), Placentia-St. Mary's > image 45 of 514; Department of Tourism, Culture, and Recreation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Listing for William Bishop of Gaskiers.
  2. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-10506-4969-30 : accessed 28 December 2015), Deaths 1907-1910, Volume 05 > image 384 of 418; Provincial Archives, St. John's. Listing for Ellen Bishop of Gaskiers.

(?) Vail1,2

( - before 1921)
Last EditedNov 9, 2015

Family

Mary (?) b. Aug 1866
Marriage Principal=Mary (?)1,2 
Child
Marriage Principal=Mary (?)1,2 
Deathbefore 1921 Mary Vail is listed as a widow in the 1921 Census.; Witness=Mary (?)3 

Citations

  1. [S409] 1921 Census of Newfoundland, St. Mary's Bay area.
  2. [S407] Alex White, "St. Croix Genealogy," e-mail to Paticia Balkcom, 11 Aug., 2000.
  3. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, Transcription of 1921 Census of Newfoundland, St. Mary's Community in the St. Mary's and Placentia District. Contributed by Michael Powers, 1998. Entry for Mary Vail, p.99, line 88.

(?) Vail1

( - March 1875)
Last EditedOct 17, 2015
FatherMichael Vail1 d. Mar 1875
DeathMarch 1875 St. Vincent's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Michael and this son died from the cold while marooned on an ice flow after having been involved in the shipping disaster of the S.S. Violette.1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Recounting of the 1875 St. Mary's Disaster by Michael Power, 2004.

Ana Vail1

(say 1850 - )
Last EditedAug 3, 2016
Birthsay 1850 1 
Residence5 November 1871 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Married Name5 November 1871 Mandeville1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 33, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumpton of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, 1844-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for marriage of John Mandeville and Ana Vale, 05 November 1871.

Ann Vail1

(say 1820 - )
Last EditedJul 2, 2016

Family

Child
Name Variation Ann Viel1 
Birthsay 1820  
Married Name Power1 
(Witness) Baptism14 July 1866 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as John Breen & Bridget Vail. Witnesses are Thomas Bowen & Ann Vail.; Principal=Ellen Breen2 

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 John Power, 17 January 1845.
  2. [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 Breen, July 14, 1866.

Bridget Vail1

(say 1825 - )
Last EditedSep 30, 2015

Family

John Breen b. s 1825
Marriage Principal=John Breen 
Children
Birthsay 1825 1 
Marriage Principal=John Breen 
Married Name Breen 

Citations

  1. [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 Mary Breen, June 13, 1856.
  2. [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 Theresa Breen, October 10, 1863.
  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 Breen, July 14, 1866.
  4. [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 Francis Breen, July 14, 1866.

Catherine Vail1,2

ChartsAncestors of Loretta Patricia Marshall
Last EditedFeb 28, 2016
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Patricia Ann Monogue

Family

John St. Croix b. s 1820
Marriage Principal=John St. Croix 
Child
Note Catherine's surname is very hard to read in the baptismal record of Benjamin in 1843 - Vail is the name that other researchers are suggesting.3 
Name Variation Viel; Other possible spellings of the name are Viel, Vale, Vaile and some say Niel.4 
Married Name St. Croix 
Marriage Principal=John St. Croix 

Citations

  1. Not sure if this is the correct spelling - Vail.
  2. [S57] Letter, Brendan St. Croix to Patricia Balkcom, July 21, 1995,.
  3. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, contains Baptismal (1843-1899) and Marriage (1844-1891) and Burial (1891-1897) Records for Assumptions of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Baptism of Benjamin St. Croix, October 15, 1843.
  4. [S407] Alex White, "St. Croix Genealogy," e-mail to Paticia Balkcom, 11 Aug., 2000.
  5. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, LDS Film #2169242, Item (Baptisms). Baptismal entry for Benjamin St. Croix, October 15, 1843. Film accessed February, 2016 at Family History Library, Montpelier, Vermont, and transcribed by myself (Patricia Balkcom).

Elizabeth Vail1

(say 1865 - )
Last EditedAug 8, 2016

Family

Michael Cahill b. s 1865
Marriage8 March 1887 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; Record states:
"Married Michael Cahil and Betsy Beal. Witn: Delaney Cahil and Ellen Mahoney."; Principal=Michael Cahill2 
Children
Birthsay 1865 1 
Marriage8 March 1887 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Record states:
"Married Michael Cahil and Betsy Beal. Witn: Delaney Cahil and Ellen Mahoney."; Principal=Michael Cahill2 
Married Name8 March 1887 Cahill2 

Citations

  1. [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 William Cahill, August 9, 1889.
  2. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 13, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, Marriages 1844-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for marriage of Michael Cahil and Betsy Veal, 03 March 1887.
  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 Patrick Cahill, May 13, 1892.
  4. [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 John Cahill, June 12, 1896.

Ellen Vail1

(say 1825 - )
Last EditedDec 31, 2015

Family

John Phalen b. s 1825
Marriage Principal=John Phalen1 
Child
Birthsay 1825 1 
Married Name Phelan1 
Marriage Principal=John Phalen1 
(Witness) Baptism29 July 1851 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as Patrick Breen & Ellen Mooney. Witnesses were Pat Breen & Ellen Vail.; Principal=Phillip Breen2 

Citations

  1. [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 Selena Ann Phalen, June 23, 1851.
  2. [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 Phillip Breen, July 29, 1851.

Ellen Vail1

(circa August 1845 - )
Last EditedJul 4, 2016
FatherMichael Vail1 b. s 1820
MotherHannah Davis1 b. s 1820
Birthcirca August 1845 Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada1 
Baptism23 August 1845 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as Michael Viel (sic) and Muriel Davis. Witnesses were Robert Viel and Mary Fagan.; Witness=Robert Vail1 

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 Ellen Viel (Vail), 23 August 1845.

John Vail1

(circa 1924 - 1971)
Last EditedSep 29, 2015
FatherMichael Vail2 b. 1893, d. 1960
MotherMaud (?)2
Birthcirca 1924 Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada2 
(Resident) Census1945 Dwelling #93, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Michael Vail, listed as head of Dwelling #93, father, married, 51. Living with him:
Maud, mother (really wife), married, 54.
John, son, single, 21.
Helen, daughter, single, 24.; Principal=Michael Vail2 
Death1971 1 
Burial1971 Old St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Gravestone states: John Vail 1924 - 1971, erected by their family. On stone with Michael Vail, (1893 - 1960) who is assumed his father.1 

Citations

  1. [S1061] Archives Canada, online www.bac-lac.gc.ca, Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918. Entry for Patrick Vail, Reg. # 4051067.
  2. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of 1945 Census for Placentia & St. Mary's, Newfoundland, contributed by Frank Fitzpatrick, 2002. Listing for Dwelling #93, Michael Vail, head of household.

John Vail1

(say 1825 - )
Last EditedSep 30, 2015
Birthsay 1825 1 
(Witness) Baptism11 October 1852 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as William Cahill & Mary Burke. Witnesses are John Vail & Johanna Burke.; Principal=Judith Cahill1 

Citations

  1. [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 Judith Cahill, October 11, 1852.

Mary Vail1

(say 1855 - )
Last EditedAug 7, 2016

Family

Gregory McGrath b. s 1855
Marriage11 January 1880 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; "Married Gregory McGrath and Mary Veal (sic). Witn: John Power and Ann Brown. by Father R. O'Donnell."; Principal=Gregory McGrath2 
Children
Birthsay 1855 1 
Marriage11 January 1880 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Married Gregory McGrath and Mary Veal (sic). Witn: John Power and Ann Brown. by Father R. O'Donnell."; Principal=Gregory McGrath2 
Married Name11 January 1880 McGrath3 
(Witness) Baptism13 May 1892 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Parents are listed as Michael Cahill & Elizabeth Vail. Witnesses were Albert Mahoney & Mary Vail.; Principal=Patrick Cahill4 

Citations

  1. [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 Patrick McGrath, October 3, 1880.
  2. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 13, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, Marriages 1844-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for marriage of Gregory McGrath and Mary Veal (sic), 11 January 1880.
  3. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 13, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, Marriages 1844-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for marriage of Gregory McGrath and Mary Veal (sic).
  4. [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 Patrick Cahill, May 13, 1892.
  5. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada, 1843-1890; accessed June 1, 2016. Listing for baptism of Mary Ellen McGrath, 29 June 1882.
  6. [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 Hannah McGrath, January 1, 1884.

Mary Vail1

(say 1825 - )
Last EditedFeb 20, 2017

Family

Thomas Phalen b. s 1825
Marriage Groom=Thomas Phalen1 
Child
Birthsay 1825 1 
Marriage Groom=Thomas Phalen1 
Married Name Phalen1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Baptisms 1843-90 for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Listing for baptism of Frances Phalen, 06 February 1849.

Michael Vail1

( - March 1875)
Last EditedOct 17, 2015

Family

Child
Occupation1864 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed in the Hutchinson's Newfoundland Directory as Michael Vail, fisherman, St. Mary's.1 
DeathMarch 1875 St. Vincent's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Michael and his son died from the cold while marooned on an ice flow after having been involved in the shipping disaster of the S.S. Violette.2 

Citations

  1. [S436] Ancestry.com, online at www.ancestry.com, Canada, City and Area Directories, 1819-1906 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Hutchinson's Newfoundland Directory, 1864-65. Entry for Micheal Vail, St. Mary's, page 306.
  2. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Recounting of the 1875 St. Mary's Disaster by Michael Power, 2004.

Michael Vail1

(1893 - 1960)
Last EditedOct 9, 2015

Family

Maud (?)
Marriage Principal=Maud (?)4 
Child
Michael Vail
Birth1893 1 
Military1914 From the "First Five Hundred" database on the Newfoundland Grand Banks Website:
"Michael Vail, Reg. No. 155, enlisted Sept. 5, 1914, Lance Corporal April 15, 1915; Corporal, July 2, 1915; British Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Aug 20, 1915; Evacuated from Suvla, Oct. 23, 1915; Invalided to England, April 12, 1916; Repatriated to Newfoundland, June 30, 1916; Discharged, St. John's, medically unfit, Oct. 13, 1916."
"After a month of training, the First Five Hundred (actually 537 soldiers), also known as the Blue Puttees, were ready to head overseas. On October 3, 1914, they marched from their training camp to board the SS Florizel, a steamer and sealing vessel that had been converted into a troopship. They were cheered on by a large gathering of citizens. The next day, the troops began their journey overseas."
In the St. John's Daily Star newspaper (Newfoundland), for December 2, 1915, it states: "the following Casualty List was issued this forenoon by the Colonial Secretary: 155 - Corpl. Michael Vail, St. Mary's; seriously ill, St. George's Hospital, Malta, Nov. 28"2 
Military1917 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; In the list of Electors for the District of Placentia & St. Mary's for 1917, Michael Vail is listed as being in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and that he is from St. Mary's.3 
Marriage Principal=Maud (?)4 
Census1945 Dwelling #93, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Michael Vail, listed as head of Dwelling #93, father, married, 51. Living with him:
Maud, mother (really wife), married, 54.
John, son, single, 21.
Helen, daughter, single, 24.; Resident=Maud (?), Resident=John Vail4 
Burial1960 Old St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Gravestone states: Michael Vail, 1893 - 1960. Corporal, Royal NFLD Regiment, erected by their family. Also on the same stone is John Vail 1924 - 1971, this may be his son.1 
Death1960 1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Cemetery stones at Old St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Mary's Bay, St. Mary's District.
  2. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of the "First Five Hundred" database.
  3. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of "List of Electors for the District of Placentia & St. Mary's for 1917", contributed by Daniel B. Breen.
  4. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of 1945 Census for Placentia & St. Mary's, Newfoundland, contributed by Frank Fitzpatrick, 2002. Listing for Dwelling #93, Michael Vail, head of household.

Michael Vail1

(say 1840 - )
Last EditedOct 1, 2015
FatherThomas Vail1 b. s 1820
MotherEllen Sweetman1 b. s 1820

Family

Emily Armstrong b. s 1840
Marriage7 September 1868 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Michael Vail, born Newfoundland, son of Thomas Vail & Ellen Sweetman married Emily Armstrong, born Newfoundland, daughter of William Armstrong & Catherine Caney. Witnesses were Thomas Crockett & Mary Duffy.; Principal=Emily Armstrong1 
Birthsay 1840 Newfoundland, Canada1 
Marriage7 September 1868 St. Mary's Catholic Church, Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Michael Vail, born Newfoundland, son of Thomas Vail & Ellen Sweetman married Emily Armstrong, born Newfoundland, daughter of William Armstrong & Catherine Caney. Witnesses were Thomas Crockett & Mary Duffy.; Principal=Emily Armstrong1 

Citations

  1. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Marriages 1830 - 1900 from St. Mary's Catholic Basilica, Halifax, NS, contributed by Ed Chafe, 2014. Marriage Entry for Michael Vail & Emily Armstrong, September 7, 1868.

Michael Vail1

(say 1820 - )
Last EditedFeb 20, 2017

Family

Hannah Davis b. s 1820
Marriage30 November 1844 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; "Michael Vail and Hannah Davis, both of ...?. Witnesses Danny Kirney and Martha Bowen. By Father K. Walsh".; Principal=Hannah Davis1 
Children
Birthsay 1820 1 
Marriage30 November 1844 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Michael Vail and Hannah Davis, both of ...?. Witnesses Danny Kirney and Martha Bowen. By Father K. Walsh".; Principal=Hannah Davis1 

Citations

  1. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Parish Register of the Catholic Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland, LDS Film #2169242, Item (Marriages). Marriage entry for Michael Vail & Hannah Davis, 11 November 1844. Film accessed February, 2016 at Family History Library, Montpelier, Vermont, and transcribed by myself (Patricia Balkcom).
  2. [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 Ellen Viel (Vail), 23 August 1845.
  3. [S1001] Salt Lake City, Utah, LDS Microfilm: Film #2169242, Item 9, Baptisms 1843-90 for Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, St. Mary's, Newfoundland. Listing for baptism of Thomas Vail, 22 February 1850.

Patrick Vail1,2

(24 July 1897 - 1974)
Last EditedNov 9, 2015
Father(?) Vail1,2 d. b 1921
MotherMary (?)1,2 b. Aug 1866

Family

Mary Fagan b. 1902, d. 1995
Marriagecirca 1926 Principal=Mary Fagan5 
Birth24 July 1897 St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada3,4 
Military1918 From part of his military record:
6th M.D., First Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment. Reg. # 4051067; Patrick Vail of 121 Henry St., Sydney, NS, defaulter, born Feb. 28, 1897 at St. Mary's, NFLD., single, laborer, Catholic, Next-of-Kin is mother, Mary Vail of St. Mary's, Nfld. No previous military exp., age 21 and 3 months, height 5 ft., 10 in. chest 38" with 4" expansion, medium complexion, black eyes, brown hair" Sydney, June 8th, 1918.5 
(Resident) Census1921 St. Mary's, Newfoundland, Canada; "Mary Vail, Dwelling #88, head, widowed, born Aug. 1866 on Colinet Island, 55. Lving with her:
Patrick, son, single, born July 1897, St. Mary's, 24.; Principal=Mary (?)4 
Occupationcirca 1925 Lighthouse, Point La Haye, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; " An assistant keeper was hired to help with the extra work created by the fog alarm. Patrick Vail served as the first assistant under John Mooney, and during this time a duplex was built to house the two keepers and their families. Joseph Breen replaced Vail as assistant and served in this role until Keeper Mooney retired in 1930. Breen was then promoted to head keeper and Reginald Mooney, son of John, was hired as assistant keeper." The new fog alarm was installed in 1925.6 
Marriagecirca 1926 Principal=Mary Fagan5 
Census1935 Dwelling #194, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Listed as "Patrick Vail in Dwelling #194, male, married, age 38, value $1000, 6 rooms, income $700. Living with him:
Mary, wife, 32.
Anna, daughter, 7.
Rose Mary, daughter, 2.; Resident=Mary Fagan7 
Census1945 Dwelling #119, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; "Patrick Vail, listed as head of Dwelling #119, father, married, 48. Living with him:
Mary, mother (really wife), married, 43.
Anna, child, 17.
Rose M., child, 13.
Patricia, child, 9.
Jeanette, child, 6.
Michael, child, 1.
Vera Fagan, in-law, female, 48.; Resident=Mary Fagan8 
Death1974 This is the date on his gravestone.3 
Burial1974 Old St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, St. Mary's, Placentia & St. Mary's District, Newfoundland, Canada; Gravestone states: Patrick Vail, 1897 - 1974. Buried with Mary Vail, who is probably his wife.3 

Citations

  1. [S409] 1921 Census of Newfoundland, St. Mary's Bay area.
  2. [S407] Alex White, "St. Croix Genealogy," e-mail to Paticia Balkcom, 11 Aug., 2000.
  3. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Cemetery stones at Old St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Mary's Bay, St. Mary's District.
  4. [S780] Family Search, online https://familysearch.org, Transcription of 1921 Census of Newfoundland, St. Mary's Community in the St. Mary's and Placentia District. Contributed by Michael Powers, 1998. Entry for Mary Vail, p.99, line 88.
  5. [S1061] Archives Canada, online www.bac-lac.gc.ca, Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918. Entry for Patrick Vail, Reg. # 4051067.
  6. [S965] Lighthouse Friends, online www.lighthousefriends.com, La Haye Point, Newfoundland.
  7. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of Newfoundland's 1935 Provincial Census, District of Placentia & St. Mary's District, Community of St. Mary's; contributed by Patricia Jackson, 2001.
  8. [S846] Newfoundland Grand Banks, online ngb.checucto.org, Transcription of 1945 Census for Placentia & St. Mary's, Newfoundland, contributed by Frank Fitzpatrick, 2002. Listing for Dwelling #119, Patrick Vail, head of household.