GUESTBOOK LOG REPORT #78
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Update March 31, 2004
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Comments: Hi;I was born in Yarmouth in 1935.My grandfather was born
on Surette's Island in 1874.His name was Nicholas Leger Surette.I lived
in Yarmouth until 1947 when My father moved us to Ontario.I've been back
several times and I still miss living there.My sister and I went to Pubnico
every summer.I still have a sister living there.
Name: Charles & Glynda Churchill
Location: Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
Name: MAJID ALMAJID
Location: RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA
Comments: ISRAEL TWIN = MAJID ALMAJID....http://profiles.yahoo.com/almajdt
Comments: HELLO IAM DOING A PROJECET ABOUT YOU
Comments: haven'y heard from Keith Brush in forever... wierd to find
him in the guest book.
Keith, you are still a cutie!
Name: Nathan Boudreau
E-Mail: french_boy17 @ hotmail.com
Comments: I am from Wedgeport N.S, Yarmouth County, I have lived in
truro for atleast 9 years, I love the town of yarmouth, I love the smell
of the ocean, it makes me feel home, in truro you dont get that smell,
that's what I miss about Yarmouth the most, And all my family is from there
too, well the yarmouth county area. see ya Bye
Location: New Jersey, USA
Comments: Happy to have found this web page. We love Nova Scotia!
Name: viola lombard
Comments: Very interesting would like to see pictures of my old schools
Central and Yarmouth Academy
Name: Florence Newell(Whitehouse)
Location: Caistor Centre, Ontario
Comments: Love your web site I was born in Yarmouth lived in Hebron
from 1944-1957 went to school there and Yarmouth High would love to hear
from anyone who remembers me. Keep up the good work
Name: Tina Hanley
Location: East Kemptville
Name: Janice Pooler
Location: Skowhegan, Maine
Comments: I found this site while checking the web for information on accommodations in Hebron for the upcoming Acadienne World Congress in August.
Nice to see community sites like this!
Name: Jason Pinkney
Location: Montreal, QC. Canada
Comments: I was mearly performing a seach on Google of the family name "Pinkney" and stumbled upon this site. Interesting information here. Thanks.
Comments: I am moving to yarmouth in august to attend the burridge campus. the town looks awsome and im looking forward to joinning it. im pretty worrried about finding a place to live. i hope i can find one.
Name: Margaret Anne
Location: Belfast Northern Ireland
Comments: Hi, I am trying to obtain any information about my father and his family. He was called Gene "K.O" Fowler,D.O.B 20 July 1920, he was born in Brooklyn Yarmouth County. He has his picture in The Town and County Sports Heritage Association Hall of Famers (1999). He was a boxer, holding the Maritime Light Heavyweight Championship Title for 3 years whilst serving in the Canadian Forces during WW2. He married my mother in 1945 and resided in England after the war. Sadly he died in March 1985 after a short illness.
I would be most grateful for any information about my fathers School and teenage years.(He was bought up in a Childrens Home in his early years).He was a very charming, sensitive, sweet man who spoke very little about himself and his younger years.
Any/All help would be gratefully received.
Location: Ottawa Canada
Comments: I have not been downhome in years but was nice to come across
Name: Jackie Owen
Location: Florida, USA
Comments: I am a decendent or D'eon's and Amiraults and will be going to your area this July. First trip there and looking forward to it.
Location: CAPE BRETON
Comments: IT LOOKS LIKE A WONDERFUL PLACE
Comments: I am from yarmouth, It's great to see pic's from home!
Comments: Short Beach/P.M. was home to McCraes/MacCraes from 1829 to
Name: Linda Cogswell
Location: Rusagonis, NB
Comments: Doing some genealogy for a friend. I am looking for a Katherine Elizabeth Nickerson who would have been born in the 1920s, somewhere in Nova Scotia. She lived for a time in Saint John NB in 1946.Any information appreciated
Location: New Jersey, USA
Comments: Enjoyed my eye opening visit. I have a healthy understanding
of the area I never knew existed. Thank you
Name: Ron Harris Jr.
Location: Lloydminster, Alberta
Comments: My wife, Claudette and I had the pleasure a few years ago
Location: BeaverBank N.S.
Comments: The site is fantastic and will occupy me for some time as
I have just begun the tour. Acadian villages,customs etc.,are of real interest
to me as I am Acadian descent myself. The people who have links here must
never rest as they must spends years on the work.
Location: Beaver Bank NS
Comments: Keep up the hard work, it shows in your site.
Name: Randall & Bobbi Brown
Location: Moore Haven, FL
Comments: Had a wonderful tour in your area and others around there
in 2002. It is so beautiful up there--if it wasn't so far, it would
be nice to spend summers there!
Comments: Moving back to my home of NS soon but settling on the Kempt
Shore. Lived in Yarmouth and raised my three sons with Ridge, who is still
there,from 1985-1998.Loved those years living in our sea captains home
on Forest Street.I was saddened to hear that my neighbour Cam Bishop passed
away.Looking forward to visiting this summer- Frenchies-Yeah!
Name: Asaba Owerri
Comments: I love your site so carry Go my dear.I b Back Soon.
Comments: YARMOUTH HAS DONE SO MUCH IN THE PAST FEW YEARS TO MAKE YARMOUTH
LOOK ALOT BETTER FOR TOURISTS, BRAVO. HOPEFULLY THERE WILL BE A CONTINUED
EFFORT IN THE SOUTH DISTRICT BECAUSE IT IS GETTING PRETTY SHABBY, SAD REALLY!
Location: D'Escousse, N.S.
Name: sebastien boudreau
Location: wedgeport ns
Name: Irene Wyman
Name: Linda and Jackson
Location: Brushton NY
Location: Cambridge, Ontario
Comments: I was just woundering where is French settlement in N.S. I went on the website trying to find area about the French in Nova Scotia but could find anything. Could someone please tell me
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Name: sonia hotte
Location: Sturgeon Falls, Ontario
My name is Sonia Hotte. My grandmother is from Surette Island;
her name is Jessi Muise. I will be visiting my relatives, none of
whom I have ever met, in May, 2004. I was just curious about the
region since it is my descendance, my blood. If you have any information
on the family name (Muise), I would really be interested in it. I am really
looking forward to visiting the region and meeting my relatives.
I will be accompanied by my grandmother (JEssi) and mother (if all goes
according to plan). The last time my grandmother visited was for
the funeral of her brother. My mother last visited when she was 16
(almost 40 years ago!)
Name: Brandi Shaw
Comments: Hi everyone,
Name: ROGER NICKERSON
Location: BRIGHTON ON.
E-Mail: roger.nickerson@sympatico ca
Comments: Great site,keep up the good work
Name: nwa igbo
Comments: I dey here oh!
Location: rr2 south ohio
Name: Dwight Robinson
Location: Dracut, Ma
Name: Lisa Robichaud
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Comments: Just a quick hello to my family and friends in Yarmouth.
Comments: Yarmouth is a beautiful place. I learned this when I met my
inlaws for the first time in 2001. My husband & I met here, in Calgary
but are from the East Coast. The shoreline is tremendous. My inlaws have
an awesome view of the Harbour which was a warm welcome to a new place
to visit. Great hospitality from the inlaws also helped. Yarmouth is a
small but gorgeos & well kept town with friendly people.
Name: Robbin Thibeau & Angela Lynds
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Comments: My first trip to Yarmouth was amazing. I was there to meet
the inlaws for the first time. What a wonderful experience! Not only was
the hospitality great but the town is an awesome place to vacation. The
shorelines are tremendous. The sandy beaches were amazing and peaceful.
There is nothing more relaxing than being by the open ocean and hearing
the waves crash against the boulders. The inlaws, Mr & Mrs. Thibeau
took us site seeing to Bunker's Island, Yarmouth Lighthouse, Portland Beach,
and so on. Our view from the inlaws consisted of a fantastic and peaceful
view of the Harbour and a shipwrecked boat across the way.
Name: Rachelle Surette
Location: Saugus, MA
Comments: Hello everyone,
I am just surfing around looking for information on my family - Gavel, obviously. My grandfather was Hilbert Gavel from Maine. I think originally they came from Nova Scotia but I'm not sure.
I would love to know where the family originated from and more about our history.
Name: jeasn guy
Comments: ca fait quelques annes que je n ai pas ete a wedgport j ai encore de la parente la c est un village que j aime beaucoup l accueuil des gens est formidable je retourne vous voir cette ete j ai hate
au plaisir de vous revoir
Name: Rae Randall Pelletier
Location: New Hampshire
Comments: Have been doing research on my Randall family from Argyle,
Kemptville & Carleton area.
Name: cecil downey(newfie)
Location: dartmouth ns
Comments: yarmouth is an awsome place. i moved there from nfld in 91
and lived there till 2000. love the small place atmosphere and met alot
of great people. still go back as often as we can barbara and i now have
three wonderful boys 8,19mths,and 7mths. you guys have an awsome site keep
up the good work.
PS hi to all our friends and family
Name: Cathie Brown Beliveau
Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts
Comments: Looking for "Brown" relatives in Nova Scotia.
Name: Rae Randall Pelletier
Location: New Hampshire
Comments: My Great Gr Gr Grandfather moved from Argyle to Kemptville
around 1824. His son David and Emily (Clements) Randall had I believe four
or five children there. David & Emily died young and his brother Jonathan
Randall raised a couple of the children. One of them was my Gr Grandfather
Balfour Louden Ranall. I have been trying to find out information on them.
Anyone know anything about this family?
Name: melissa thibeau
Location: sydney nova scotia
Location: New Jersey
Comments: a couple years ago while we my family we took a tour of Yarmouth, during that Tour we were shown a lighthouse I think it over looked Fundy Bay. we were shown a spot where a rouge wave hit the rocks just below the lighthouse and I believe that 2 or 3 teenagers perished as they were having a picnic on the rocks.. can someone please give me more information about this incident. I'm doing a report on rouge waves. Any Help would be greatly appreciated I just need to know if this was a myth or if the incident did indeed occur and how I can maybe find a news report or other information on it..thanks for your HELP !!!! Aimee
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provide you with some information. Click on the pictures, you should be
able to read the information on the memorial. If anyone else has information
I am sure they will contact you.
Comments: A FRIEND OF MINE WAS IN NOVA SCOTIA VISITING RELATIVES . SHE SPOKE OF THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THESE SEEDS FOR THE MOST UNUSUAL COLORED FLOWERS. BUT WITH TRAVELING WITH 5 KIDS SHE NEGLECTED TO GET THE SEEDS NOR CAN SHE REMEMBER THIER NAME . I WAS HOPING SOMEONE MAY KNOW WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT AND POINT ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. I WOULD LOVE TO SURPRISE HER WITH THEM. THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR ANY HELP!!!!
Webmaster Comment: The flowers
may have been lupins
Comments: I am looking for a Katherine Elizabeth Nickerson who was born
in Nova scotia. She was in Saint John NB for while, certain date is July,
1946. Her son is anxious to contact her or her family. Any information
will be welcomed. Contact through independant searcher, confidentialty
assured if requested. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Jenna (Meuse) Melanson
Location: Bear River First Nation
Comments: If you have any info on the meuses i would appreciate it im looking up my family tree this is a great site thanks
Name: Margaret Anne
Location: Belfast Northern Ireland
Comments: I think your site is fantastic and very informative.
I am trying to assemble my Family Tree and wonder if you can find any information on "The Old Poor Farm", which I believe was a location in Yarmouth County. Any assistance would be greatly apperciated.
Name: Frank Nickerson
Location: Clarks Harbour
Comments: Nice job
Name: Charlie St.Clair
Location: South Thomaston,Maine
Comments: We have spent a lot of time in N.S. for the last six summers.My
wifes grandparents were from Shelburne and Digby.Haines and Harris'.We
enjoy all of the province,and usually arrive and depart on the "cat",or
the "Scotia Prince".We are always finding new things of interest.Such as
Mr.Fullers house,and the fishermans museum.Your town is clean and attractive.Be
there again thi summer.Does much go on in the winter?
Name: AL HALL
Location: HAMILTON,. ONT.
Name: SHAUN PIPPY
Location: RGIII GULF OF MEXICO
Name: John Abrams
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Comments: I plan to visit Yarmouth, Nova Scotia during April of 2004.
I will arrive on the ferry from Bar Harbor, Maine. I look forward
to visiting this land.
Name: Sylvia Poole
Location: Gowanstown, Ontario
Comments: The flowers that are at Cape Forchu are called, maybe, "ice
flowers", or some variation of this idea. They are rather like a
pansy but much more colourful with, I think, white feathery edges.
I bought some seeds last summer but can't find the packages right now.
As far as I know, they are available only at the Cape Forchu Gift Shop.
When I sort out our seeds for the spring planting, I will hopefully find
the proper name. Plan to be back in Summer 2004 after we take our daughter
to Dalhousie in Halifax.
Name: Ron McCallum
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)
Comments: Thanks for this most interesting web site! I had relatives
living here a century ago--family names of Boudreau and Pothier.
Great to learn more about where they were from prior to US immigration.
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