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Fowler, Winnifred

  • Family
  • 1898-1917

Biographical history
Birth: 1898
Death: Apr. 17, 1917

For nearly 92 years Gladys Winifred Fowler lay in a sealed coffin in the catacombs Kensal Green Cemetery in England.

She died in an English hotel room at the age of 18 years, while her father was serving in the military. She was the daughter of then-New Brunswick MP George Fowler, at the time a lieutenant-colonel serving with the 13th Battalion Canadian Infantry during the final months of the First World War.

A death certificate lists her cause of death as a combination of heart disease and illness.

At the end of the war the family thought she had been repatriated and buried in New Brunswick, but for reasons that may never be known she was not. Only after a volunteer with the Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery helped solve the mystery, that her story became known.

With the help of Air Canada offering to fly her body home and a local Funeral Home making the arrangements, she is now laid to rest with the rest of her family in the community cemetery.

Chapman, Trooper Ralf Morris

  • Family
  • 1942-1947

Trooper Ralf Morris Chapman (G793) traveled overseas to England where he trained for a couple of courses wireless and AFW fitters course. Trooper Chapman was the son of Percy and Gertrude M. Chapman ; he lived in Mt. Middleton Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada prior to joining the Regiment . He died September 13th 1944 at the age of 24.
"Trooper Ralph Morris Chapman from Mt. Middleton, New Brunswick. Ralph served with B Squadron, 8th Princess Louise's (New Brunswick) Hussars during WWII and passed away as a result of combat wounds on 13 September 1944. He fought and died at Coriano Ridge, Italy. Ralph's brother Harold also served with the same unit and currently resides in Peticodiac, NB."

Dixon, John Edwin

  • Family
  • 1941;1945

2nd Lieutenant John Edwin Dixon Canadian Postal Corps the Canadian Army October 6th 1941 .During operations in NW Europe Major Dixon has performed his duties as DADPS in a highly efficient manner, By frequent personal contents , constant attention to important details and a persistent endeavor to eliminate all unnecessary procedure he has ensured the smooth and rapid flow of mail to the fans of this corps. By example , he has succeeded in installing , in all personnel under his direction , his own high sense of responsibility and integrity. he realizes the importance of his service to the morale of the troops and has been tireless in his efforts to ensure that all personnel and methods employed in the distribution of mail produce the maximum efficiency.

Ingram Family

  • MC76
  • Family
  • 1800-1900

William Ingram was from Newton Abbot, Devon. He was a baker. He emigrated first to Boston where he married Mary (surname unknown). They moved to St Andrews where his father Charles Ingram, a tailor settled in 1834. They seem to have had some difficulty in making a good living. Mary operated the bakery after William died and also took in boarders

Moore - DeWolfe

  • MC72
  • Family
  • Branch begins in 1812

John Warren Moore (1812-1893) was born at Moores Mills, New Brunswick, the son of Tristram Moore and Thankful Foster. He was a grandson of William Moore, a Loyalist and head of the Cape Ann Association from New Hampshire, who settled in Charlotte County in 1785. In 1833 he married Mary Louisa DeWolfe (1813-1890) of St. Stephen, the daughter of John DeWolfe, a descendant of Nova Scotia Loyalists, and his wife, Eliza Jane Rudolf. She had 4 brothers: John Kirkland, Thomas Moody, James, and Charles; and 2 sisters, Caroline Augusta and Eliza Jane. John and Mary Louisa Moore had 2 sons and 5 daughters.

John Moore became a well-known cabinet-maker in St. Stephen. His son, Harris, apprenticed to him and joined the business in 1870 when it became J. W. Moore and Son. John's other son, Edward, who lived on the American side of the border in Calais, also had a financial interest in the business.

Source:
Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. XII

Grimmer Family

  • MS19
  • Family
  • 1827 - 1974

Genealogical chart of descendants of Thomas Grimmer of St. Stephen, NB. The Grimmers were originally a St. Stephen family. The St. Andrews and Chamcook branches are descendants of George Skiffington Grimmer, a grandson of Thomas Grimmer who came as a member of the Port Matoon Association. The papers relate mainly to F. Hazen Grimmer, George S. Grimmer, Frank Howard Grimmer, George Durrell Grimmer, John Davidson Grimmer, J. W. Grimmer, John Grimmer, Thomas Grimmer,

McKenzie Family

  • MC5
  • Family
  • 1800?-2000?

The history of the McKenzie family is incomplete, however, after examining the collection it is evident the family was engaged in trade and embarked on various long ship voyages.

Mundie Family

  • MC728
  • Family
  • 1961-2005

Thelma Mundie was a member of the Women's Institute since 1961. Her grandmother, Jessie Cook, was a member of the Union Jack Women's Institute" (1918-1942), which was composed of the communities of DeWolfe Corner, Lynnfield and Oakhill. Thelma Mundie attended DeWolfe United Church until it closed in 1997. John Mundie was the Treasurer of the "St. Croix Christmas Tree Association." Donated scrapbook of Women's Institute material belonged to Mrs. Philliip McKay (Ella Merril) who was a family friend that grew up in Dewolfe, New Brunswick.

Allen Kennedy

  • Family
  • 1940-1945,1987,1988

Allen Kennedy has been in the military all his life and he retired as a LCol. He joined in the the late 1950's.. Allen Kennedy's Father Tpr. Isaac Harry Kennedy G363 was born Jan 10th 1911 at Lincoln N.H. USA. He enlisted in Sussex New Brunswick 18 September 1940. His trade at time of enlistment was a Electric Lineman. He past his standard trade test with the 5th Canadian Armd. Regt 21 Nov 41 in group "A" Electrician. Kennedy received the 1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star and Canadian Volunteer Service metal and clasp. Trooper Kennedy was discharged in Fredericton 18 September 1945 . He stayed involved the the 8th Canadian Hussars association.

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