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Charles MacDonald genealogical

  • CA PANB MC191
  • Collection
  • Photocopied [ca. 1992-1997]

This collection consists of materials compiled and prepared by Charles MacDonald during the course of his research. It includes notes, pedigree charts, newspaper clippings, copies of letters and land petitions, and portrait photographs and sketches of family members. The families represented in this collection are MacDonald, Keirstead, Delong, Beebe, Shearer, Mann, and Erb.

MacDonald, Charles

Canterbury Women's Institute

  • CA PANB MC196
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1988

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Canterbury Women's Institute and includes correspondence; minutes of meetings; hospital bed rental records; treasurer's book and other financial records; an annual report for 1964-1965; Branch of Honour scrapbook; notes relating to the founding of the Canterbury branch; and lists of officers, convenors, and programmes.

Women's Institute. Canterbury Women's Institute (York County)

Meductic Women's Institute

  • CA PANB MC197
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1989

This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Meductic Women's Institute and includes minutes of meetings, financial records, and printed copies of the New Brunswick Department of Agriculture Hand Book for Women's Institutes (1951 and 1958).

Women's Institute. Meductic Women's Institute (York County)

Florence C. Estabrooks

  • CA PANB MC264
  • Fonds
  • Transcribed and photocopied 1960-1966

This collection consists of two items: a 210-page, bound typescript copy of Florence Estabrooks', "The Genealogy of the Anglo-Dutch Estabrooks Family of New Brunswick," ca. 1960-1962 which includes handwritten additions and attachments; and a photocopy of the "Journal of Elijah Estabrooks, 1758-1760" from the Estabrooks-Palmer collection. The latter document was obtained during the course of her research.

Estabrooks, Florence Cecelia

John Mann family genealogy

  • CA PANB MC275
  • Collection
  • 1823-1979

This collection consists primarily of transcriptions of letters written by John Mann to members of his family living in Scotland. A few original letters are also included. The correspondence offers accounts of members of the Mann family and their life in New Brunswick. There are also an original poem composed by John Mann in 1877, genealogical notes prepared by his descendants, and a single piece of correspondence pertaining to the compiling of this collection.

Mann, John (family)

Grant diary

  • CA PANB MC285
  • Fonds
  • Transcribed [before 1979]

The Grant diary records the daily activities of the Grant family of Old Ridge, St. Stephen Parish, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, between 29 January 1827 and 30 May 1827. The diarist mentions the wedding of sister Marjory, attending church meetings, work done on the farm, visits to and from family and friends, the weather, and community events.

There is also a brief memo containing genealogical information on the Grant family which was probably compiled by Mr. Maxwell.

Grant, William (family)

Harper and Allen families

  • CA PANB MC286
  • Collection
  • 1889-1965, predominant 1889-1915

This collection consists primarily of personal records of Duncan S. Harper, Sadie Harper Allen, and Frank Allen. It includes 7 diaries of Sadie Harper, covering the years 1890-1898, along with a transcription of each, as well as the original and a transcription of 22 letters written in 1912 by Sadie Harper Allen to family members while she was travelling with her husband in England (London, Manchester, Ambleside, Stratford), Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow), and Switzerland.

The writer offers a portrait of pre-war Britain, recording her impressions of the suffragettes, her visit to the House of Commons to hear Prime Minister Asquith, British customs, and of dignitaries attending the Imperial Universities Congress in London. There are 3 additional letters written by Sadie Allen to her family, a letter from John (Jack) Allen to Bill commenting on Sadie Allen's 1912 letters, and Aunt Nellie's account of Sadie and Frank Allen's 1912 trip to Europe, written for publication in a New Brunswick newspaper. Transcriptions of the latter 4 letters are also included.

The collection also includes the original and a transcription of the diary of Duncan Small Harper in which he records details of his 1889 European tour, made primarily in search of medical help for his debilitating muscular disease.

Lastly the collection contains a brief curriculum vitae of Frank Allen; 2 poems composed by him; Allen and Harper families genealogical information; obituary notices for both Frank and Sadie Allen; a newspaper article on Professor Frank Allen, "an inspired physicist;" and photographs of Frank Allen (1912) and Sadie Harper Allen.

The diaries and letters were transcribed by the donor, Lillian B. Allen, prior to 1977.

Harper, Allen (family)

Ward Pendleton Family Association

  • CA PANB MC312
  • Fonds
  • 1796-1973

This fonds consists of a number of original documents and original copies of documents supporting the Pendleton's claim to New Ireland Island in the Bay of Fundy. These documents include quit claim deeds, wills, and receipts. Also included are copies of minutes of meeting of the Ward Pendleton Family Association, correspondence concerning the claim to the Island, and notes pertaining to Pendleton family history.

Ward Pendleton Family Association

Price and Murphy families genealogy

  • CA PANB MC314
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied [before 1969]

These documents were collected by members of the Price and Murphy families while researching the family history. They include copies of wills, deeds, and genealogical information. There is also a copy of the evidence taken at a coroner's inquest into the 1834 suspicious death of Miramichi resident John Merithew.

Price, Murphy (family)

Fox family

  • CA PANB MC341
  • Collection
  • 1864-1979

This collection consists of a small notebook or diary in which Fannie Fox recorded information about the Fox family's trip by car from Fredericton, New Brunswick to Flanders, Ontario via Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, London, and various points in the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Oregon (1925). There are also genealogical notes on the Fox family, a postcard dated 1920 from Fannie to Stella, and a copy of a 1979 letter from Stella Fox to Heidi Hughes Little pertaining to Tommy Hughes, a child of the Middlemore Home who was adopted by the Brunswick W. Fox family. The letter also refers to Tommy's younger brother Ernest Hughes, who was adopted by a family on the north side of the St. John River opposite Fredericton, and to a third adopted child, Roland Summers.

Lastly, there is a daybook, dating from 1864-1867, which records purchases made at a general mercantile establishment located at Dumfries or Poquiock[Pokiok?], in York County. The name of the proprietor is unknown. The business sold household goods, foodstuffs, clothing, hardware, yard goods, lumber, shingles, and other merchandise. The daybook was used as a scrapbook, probably in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The photographs have been moved to the Photograph Section (P94).

Fox (family)

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