Showing posts with label Cape Breton. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cape Breton. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Cape Breton website updated

Wayne Macvicar from Mira Gut, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, has been keeping two websites -
Cape Bretoners at War and Cape Bretoners in World War Two

He has updated them again, and the the website Cape Bretoners in World War Two contains an additional 34 individuals for a total of 16,110 plus 208 new pages for fatal casualties in the period Aug-Dec 1944, with photos for 17 individuals that are not on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial <> website.

Although he is feeling that he is getting closer to completing the number of individuals that served in the Second World War, he feels that he has jusr the bare amount of information of those who died in service. So he is asking for anyone who has any information they would like to share to fill out the form he has provided on his general Cape Bretoners at War <> website.

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

MacDonald family history

Here is some news from Ron Zinck, who posts to the NSRoots mailing list quite often -

“I spent part of my Friday the Archives of Ontario working my way through
the collection of Rev. Ewen MacDonald. He worked for decades on Scottish
history and the McDonald family history. I have a number of scans that may
be of interest to researchers and I suspect I will have allot more after
every visit. This batch includes letters and a few charts that discusses
Antigonish, Cape Breton, and different septs in Scotland.

I hope that some of the MacDonald researchers will be able to help decipher, interpret and place these scans in context."

I uploaded them onto Google drive at this link

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Stone Family Gathering 2012

The descendants of George Stone & Mary Doody will meet for a family reunion July 19th to the July 22, 2012 at Bras D'or Lakes Inn, Cape Breton in Nova Scotia.
They have a full days planned with a Ceilidh on Thursday, a “Meet and Greet” on Friday evening, a full day of activities on Saturday, including a church service at 11:00 AM at the Ecumenical Church Service at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Barra Head,  and they will have a  Family Gathering Meal at St Peter's Lions' Hall on Sunday
 It is believed that George & Mary Stone and their one year old son Jonas arrived at Sydney CB, aboard a vessel from Trepassey NL, named "the Elizabeth" on the 21st of July, 1800
 If you can’t go to the Gathering, they have various articles on their website, with photos, and a Guest Book on their website  at