Brian and Gail Turnbull's Family Tree

Jonas Blandford

M, #1003, b. 1867, d. 9 April 1890
Last Edited22 November 2017
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Brian Peter Turnbull
ReferencesBlandford Descendants Box Chart
Indented Descendants Chart of Joseph Blandford born c1721.

 

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Parents

Father*Esau Blandford (b. 1825, d. 23 April 1899)
Mother*Selina Elizabeth Bennett (b. 15 September 1830, d. 1 September 1904)

BMDB Events

BirthJonas Blandford was born in 1867 at Starve Harbour in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.
BaptismJonas Blandford was baptized on 23 November 1867 at Starve Harbour in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.1
DeathJonas Blandford died on 9 April 1890 at age ~23 in NewfoundlandG. Drowned2

Citations

  1. [S57] Baptisms, Herring Neck, Church of England Anglican, Vital Statistics Volume 85
  2. [S18] Amalie Lewis Tuffin, Family Bible, Garland, Garland Family Bible, email address, USA, to Brian Turnbull

Thomas Blandford

M, #1004, b. 2 February 1847, d. before 1935
Last Edited20 November 2019

 

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Parents

Father*James Blandford (b. about 1825)
Mother*Mary Downer

BMDB Events

BirthThomas Blandford was born on 2 February 1847 in Fogo, Fogo, NewfoundlandG.1,2,3
BaptisedThomas Blandford was Baptised on 4 April 1847 in Fogo Island, Fogo, NewfoundlandG.4
MarriageThomas Blandford and Grace Piddle were married on 17 March 1870 at School Room in Tilt Cove, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.5
MarriageThomas Blandford and Louisa Lucretia Torraville were married on 20 November 1879 at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Fogo, Fogo, NewfoundlandG. was living in South West Arm a widower, age 32 when he married Louisa.6
DeathThomas Blandford died before 1935 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.7

Family 1: Grace Piddle (b. about 1849, d. before 1879)

Daughter*Maria Blandford+ (b. 1871)
Daughter*Isabella Jane Blandford+ (b. 25 April 1875, d. 30 June 1905)
Daughter*Mary Joanna Blandford (b. 17 March 1877)

Family 2: Louisa Lucretia Torraville (b. about 1852)

Son*John William Blandford+ (b. 20 March 1881, d. 20 March 1955)

Citations

  1. [S10] Marriages, Fogo Island (Web), St. Andrew's Anglican Church
  2. [S47] Warford Family Bible
  3. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9T-BV17, Name: Thomas Blandford Event Type: Birth Event Date: 02 Feb 1847 Event Place: Fogo, Fogo, Newfoundland, Canada Gender: Male Father's Name: James Blandford Mother's Name: Mary.
  4. [S31] http://ngb.chebucto.org/Parish/1fogo-parish-idx.shtmlFOGO ANGLICAN CHURCH BAPTISMS75, April 4th 1847, Thomas, James & Mary Blandford, Fogo, Fisherman, 2nd February 1847, Wm J Hoyles
  5. [S107] Marriages, Tilt Cove, March 17, 1870 Thomas BLANDFORD, Tilt Cove & Grace PIDDLE, Tilt Cove in school room, Tilt Cove by John Lockward Witnesses: John Tilley, Elizabeth Oak, Sarah Jane Winser, George Hackett
  6. [S10] Marriages, Fogo Island (Web)
  7. [S39] 1935 Census, BLANDFORD, John Head M 54 BLANDFORD, Amelia Wife M 55 BLANDFORD, Marie Dau S 20 BLANDFORD, Thomas Son S 30 BLANDFORD, Louisa Mother W 83

George Edward Churchill

M, #1005, b. 8 May 1861
Last Edited7 December 2017

 

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BMDB Events

BirthGeorge Edward Churchill was born on 8 May 1861 in Trinity, Trinity North, NewfoundlandG.1
MarriageGeorge Edward Churchill and Maria Blandford were married on 7 December 1892 at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Fogo, Fogo, NewfoundlandG.2,3

Family: Maria Blandford (b. 1871)

Son*Thomas Edward Churchill (b. 14 August 1896, d. January 1981)

Citations

  1. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9T-PKGL, Name George Edward Churchill Event Type Birth Event Date 08 May 1861 Event Place Trinity, Trinity North, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Father's Name George Churchill Mother's Name Mary.
  2. [S10] Marriages, Fogo Island (Web), 7 DEC 1892 GEORGE EDWARD CHURCHILL MARIA BLANDFORD 29 21 GENERAL STORE TEACHER FOGO FOGO GEORGE CHURCHILL THOMAS BLANDFORD FISHERMAN FISHERMAN THOMAS HUMPHRIES FREDERICK SCOTT MARY BLANDFORD W. CHARLES WHITE
  3. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQF-DT5N, Name George Edward Churchill Event Type Marriage Event Date 07 Dec 1892 Event Place Fogo, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 29 Birth Year (Estimated) 1863 Spouse's Name Maria Blandford Spouse's Gender Female Spouse's Age 21 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1871 Entry Number.

Jacob Street

M, #1006, b. about 1864
Last Edited24 November 2016
RelationshipPartner of Selina Blandford (2nd cousin 2 times removed of Brian Peter Turnbull)
ReferencesBlandford Descendants Box Chart
Indented Descendants Chart of Joseph Blandford born c1721.

 

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BMDB Events

BirthJacob Street was born about 1864 in Burin, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageJacob Street and Selina Blandford were married on 9 January 1886 in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG. Bride was the third daughter of Esau Blandford of Herring Neck. Marriage performed at the residence of the bride's father.1,2,3

Family: Selina Blandford (b. 1863, d. 24 October 1894)

Daughter*Aneta Maud Street (b. 14 February 1888)

Citations

  1. [S27] Marriage Records, Methodist (web), Herring Neck
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9Y-MFVW, Name Jacob Street Event Type Marriage Event Date 09 Nov 1886 Event Place Herring Neck, Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age22 Birth Year (Estimated) 1864 Spouse's Name Selina Blandford Spouse's Gender Female Spouse's Age 23 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1863.
  3. [S743] Ancestry.com, Newfoundland, Canada, Index of Birth, Marriage & Death Notices from Newspapers, 1810-1890, Name: Selina Blandford Gender: Female Event Type: Marriage Marriage Date: 9 Jan 1886 Marriage Place: Herring Neck, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland Spouse : Jacob Street Spouse Residence: Burin, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland Father: Esau Blandford Cleric 1 Name: Rev. Bramfitt Reference Date 1: 14 Dec 1886 Source: Twillingate Sun 1880-1953; Evening Mercury (then Evening Herald) 1882-1920 Notes: Bride was the third daughter of Esau Blandford of Herring Neck. Marriage performed at the residence of the bride's father.

Mary Blandford

F, #1007, b. 7 April 1830, d. 13 October 1902
Last Edited14 October 2018

 

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Parents

Father*Thomas Blandford (b. 9 November 1783, d. before 1871)
Mother*Eleanor ("Hellen") Hennings (b. 1794, d. April 1874)

BMDB Events

BirthMary Blandford was born on 7 April 1830 in Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1
MarriageWilliam Warford and Mary Blandford were married about 1855.2
DeathMary Blandford died on 13 October 1902 at age 72 at Tilt Cove in South West Arm, Green Bay, NewfoundlandG.2

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedAs of about 1855, Mary Blandford's married name was Mary Warford.2

Family: William Warford

Daughter*Mary Warford (b. 3 June 1859, d. 6 February 1870)
Son*George Warford (b. 11 February 1865, d. 20 February 1958)
Son*Matthias Warford (b. 8 October 1868, d. 10 June 1944)
Daughter*Mary Warford (b. 19 May 1871)

Citations

  1. [S47] Warford Family Bible
  2. [S82] Carol Krenek, E-Mail from Carol Krenek, family member, email address, to Brian Turnbull

Henry Miles

M, #1008, b. 1836, d. 13 July 1886
Last Edited13 July 2017

 

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BMDB Events

BirthHenry Miles was born in 1836.1
MarriageHenry Miles and Elizabeth Woodford were married on 26 October 1857 at Anglican Church in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.2
MarriageHenry Miles and Selina Philpott were married on 21 October 1880 in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG. Selina was a widow at the time of her marriage to Henry.
DeathHenry Miles died on 13 July 1886 at age ~50 at St. Mary's Anglican Church, Old Cemetery, in Herring Neck, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.1

Family 1: Elizabeth Woodford

Daughter*Susan Miles (b. 25 November 1858)
Daughter*Emily Miles (b. 24 April 1861)
Daughter*Lucy Jane Miles (b. 14 April 1866)

Family 2: Selina Philpott (b. 1854, d. 20 November 1908)

Son*Francis Miles (b. 25 August 1881)
Son*Victor Willie Miles (b. 24 May 1885)

Citations

  1. [S146] Stonepics - Cemeteries of Newfoundland, St. Mary's Anglican, Old Cemetery, Herring Neck, CD# NF013
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9T-16JS, Name Henry Miles Event Type Marriage Event Date 26 Oct 1857 Event Place Herring Neck, Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Spouse's Name Elizabeth Woodford Spouse's Gender Female.

Isabella Jane Blandford

F, #1009, b. 25 April 1875, d. 30 June 1905
Last Edited1 November 2018

 

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Parents

Father*Thomas Blandford (b. 2 February 1847, d. before 1935)
Mother*Grace Piddle (b. about 1849, d. before 1879)

BMDB Events

BirthIsabella Jane Blandford was born on 25 April 1875 in Tilt Cove, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.1,2
BaptisedIsabella Jane Blandford was Baptised on 28 May 1875. Walter R. Smith.3
MarriageJeremiah Torraville and Isabella Jane Blandford were married in November 1898 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.4
DeathIsabella Jane Blandford died on 30 June 1905 at age 30 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.5

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedAs of November 1898, Isabella Jane Blandford's married name was Isabella Jane Torraville.4

Family: Jeremiah Torraville (b. about 1873, d. 3 June 1907)

Son*Victor Torraville (b. June 1903)

Citations

  1. [S28] Parish Records, Twillingate District, Isabella Jane of Thomas and Grace Blandford born April 25, 1875 at Tilt CoveNewfoundland Vital Statistics,Volume 86, Partial, Anglican Baptisms, Moreton's Harbour and surrounding areas. [WEB:]http://ngb.chebucto.org/Vstats/tw-v86-ang-bap-partial.shtml[:WEB]
  2. [S96] Marriages, Fogo & Twillingate, Multidenominational , 1897 - 1901, (Part 1), Isabella Jane BLANDFORD, 23, spin, n/g, CE, Trinity, NOTES: Jeremiah Torraville was bapt Oct 13 1872 Starve Hr, Herring Neck, the son of Jeremiah Torraville (Sr) & Mary Ann Batt. Isabella Jane Blandford was born Apr 25 1875 Tilt Cove NDB, dau of Thomas Blandford & Grace Peddle.
  3. [S31] Tilt Cove, Anglican Mission of Tilt Cove Baptism Records, 1868 - 1897
  4. [S137] Civil Death Records Notre Dame Bay Part 8 (1902-1912), Jeremiah TORRAVILLE d June 3 1907 Herring Neck consumption 34? Years CE fishing Herring Neck Herring Neck Married 1898 to Isabella Jane BLANDFORD of Trinity TB
  5. [S157] VITAL RECORDS (CIVIL REGISTRATION): NEWFOUNDLAND DEATH REGISTER PART 2 (from 1892/1893 - TWILLINGATE DISTRICT, VITAL RECORDS (CIVIL REGISTRATION):NEWFOUNDLAND DEATH REGISTER PART 1 (BEGINS 1891 - TWILLINGATE DISTRICT. [WEB:]http://ngb.chebucto.org/Vstats/civil-reg-death-1891-tw.shtml[:WEB]Isabella J. TORRAVILLE, d June 1 1905, Torravilles Arm, consumption , 30 years , CE, Trinity, Leading Tickles, Married 1898; nee Isabella BLANDFORD of Trinity, of Jeremiah Torraville. Suspect place of burial is in error.

Kate T. Blandford

F, #1015, b. 15 July 1901, d. 31 October 1984
Last Edited18 June 2017

 

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Parents

Father*George Blandford (b. 1861, d. 11 December 1932)
Mother*Lilluis ("Lily") Stuckless (b. 1863, d. 28 December 1930)

BMDB Events

BirthKate T. Blandford was born on 15 July 1901 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.1,2
DeathKate T. Blandford died on 31 October 1984 at age 83 in Hingham, Massachusetts. United StatesG.2

Other Life Events

WitnessKate T. Blandford lived with George Blandford and Lilluis ("Lily") Stuckless in 1921 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.3

Citations

  1. [S20] 1921 Census Newfoundland, Twillingate
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ5G-JH1, Name Kate Blandford Event Type Death Event Date 31 Oct 1984 Event Place Hingham, Massachusetts Certificate Number 055495 Birth Date 15 Jul 1901 Birthplace Canada.
  3. [S20] 1921 Census Newfoundland, Newfoundland Census, 1921; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-5B7Y, Name George Blandford Event Type Census Event Date 1921 Event PlaceSouth Side, Twillingate, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 60 Marital Status Married Relationship to Head of Household Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1861 Birthplace Twillingate Newfoundland Page 785
    Household, Role, Sex, Age, Birthplace
    George Blandford Head M 60 Twillingate Newfoundland
    Lilluis Blandford Wife F 58 Twillingate Newfoundland
    Kate Blandford Daughter F 20 Twillingate Newfoundland
    Maggie Blandford Daughter F 23 Twillingate Newfoundland.

Fannie Blandford

F, #1017, b. June 1853, d. 27 February 1944
Last Edited27 February 2019

 

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Parents

Father*John Bennet Blandford (b. 12 December 1813, d. 16 December 1908)
Mother*Fanny Colbourne (b. 8 June 1830, d. 12 April 1913)

BMDB Events

BirthFannie Blandford was born in June 1853 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.1
DeathFannie Blandford died on 27 February 1944 at age 90 in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.2
BurialFannie Blandford was buried at St Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Snelling Cove, in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.3

Other Life Events

ResidenceFannie Blandford lived in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG, in 1921 at age ~68. Fannie and Elizabeth are sisters. It is assumed that George is the married brother.1
ResidenceFannie Blandford lived in Twillingate, NewfoundlandG, in 1935 at age ~82.4

Citations

  1. [S20] 1921 Census Newfoundland, [WEB:]http://ngb.chebucto.org/C1921/8038184-tw.shtml[:WEB]Newfoundland 1921 Census, Twillingate South SideBLANDFORD; George; T’gate SS; head; Oct 1861; T’gate; CE; agent; m to Lillius; emp at Mercantile Prem;BLANDFORD; Lillius; T’gate SS; wife; Apr 1863; T’gate; CE;; m to George BLANDFORD;;BLANDFORD; Kate; T’gate SS; dau; Aug 1901; T’gate; CE;; si dau of George BLANDFORD;;BLANDFORD; Maggie; T’gate SS; dau; Aug 1898; T’gate; CE;; si dau of George BLANDFORD;;BLANDFORD; Fannie; T’gate SS; head; Jun 1853; T’gate; CE;; single;;BLANDFORD; Elizabeth; T’gate SS; sister; Oct 1870; T’gate; CE;; single;;
  2. [S285] Notre Dame Bay Ancestry
  3. [S387] Find a Grave Web Site, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=143888079
  4. [S167] 1935 Census, Newfoundland, 425 454 BLANDFORD Fannie Head F S 82 BLANDFORD Elizabeth Sister F S 65

William Bemister

M, #1019, b. July 1887
Last Edited2 July 2017

 

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BMDB Events

BirthWilliam Bemister was born in July 1887 in Greenspond, Bonavista, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageWilliam Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey were married.

Other Life Events

NoteWilliam Bemister. Listed as a carpenter in McAlpine's Newfoundland Directory 1894 to 1897 - Greenspond. Listed as a fisherman in McAlpine's 1904 Directory for Bonavista Bay District, Greenspond
Residence (fam)William Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey lived in St John's, St. John's West, NewfoundlandG, in 1921.1

Family: Gertrude Woodfrey (b. 18 February 1897)

Daughter*Margaret Bemister (b. October 1918)
Daughter*Belinda Bemister (b. June 1919)
Daughter*Marjorie Bemister

Citations

  1. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-LBMG, Name William Bemister Event Type Census Event Date 1921 Event PlaceSt John's, St. John's West, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 34 Marital Status Married Relationship to Head of Household Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Birthplace Greenspond Page 391
    Household, Role, Sex, Age, Birthplace
    William Bemister Head M 34 Greenspond
    Gertrude Bemister Wife F 24 Lewisporte
    Margaret Bemister Daughter F 3 Frederickton
    Belinda Bemister Daughter F 2 St John's
    Marjorie Bemister Daughter F 0 St John's.

Gertrude Woodfrey

F, #1020, b. 18 February 1897
Last Edited1 July 2019

 

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BMDB Events

BirthGertrude Woodfrey was born on 18 February 1897 in Lewisporte, NewfoundlandG.1
MarriageWilliam Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey were married.

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedGertrude Woodfrey's married name was Gertrude Bemister.
Residence (fam)William Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey lived in St John's, St. John's West, NewfoundlandG, in 1921.2

Family: William Bemister (b. July 1887)

Daughter*Margaret Bemister (b. October 1918)
Daughter*Belinda Bemister (b. June 1919)
Daughter*Marjorie Bemister

Citations

  1. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQF-3PSK, Name Gertrude Woodfrey Event Type Birth Event Date 18 Feb 1897 Event Place Lewisporte, Newfoundland, Canada Father's Name Aquilla Mother's Name Rachel.
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-LBMG, Name William Bemister Event Type Census Event Date 1921 Event PlaceSt John's, St. John's West, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 34 Marital Status Married Relationship to Head of Household Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Birthplace Greenspond Page 391
    Household, Role, Sex, Age, Birthplace
    William Bemister Head M 34 Greenspond
    Gertrude Bemister Wife F 24 Lewisporte
    Margaret Bemister Daughter F 3 Frederickton
    Belinda Bemister Daughter F 2 St John's
    Marjorie Bemister Daughter F 0 St John's.

Margaret Bemister

F, #1021, b. October 1918
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*William Bemister (b. July 1887)
Mother*Gertrude Woodfrey (b. 18 February 1897)

BMDB Events

BirthMargaret Bemister was born in October 1918 in Frederickston, NewfoundlandG.1

Other Life Events

WitnessMargaret Bemister lived with William Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey in 1921 in St John's, St. John's West, NewfoundlandG.2

Citations

  1. [S20] 1921 Census Newfoundland, St. John's West
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-LBMG, Name William Bemister Event Type Census Event Date 1921 Event PlaceSt John's, St. John's West, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 34 Marital Status Married Relationship to Head of Household Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Birthplace Greenspond Page 391
    Household, Role, Sex, Age, Birthplace
    William Bemister Head M 34 Greenspond
    Gertrude Bemister Wife F 24 Lewisporte
    Margaret Bemister Daughter F 3 Frederickton
    Belinda Bemister Daughter F 2 St John's
    Marjorie Bemister Daughter F 0 St John's.

Belinda Bemister

F, #1022, b. June 1919
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*William Bemister (b. July 1887)
Mother*Gertrude Woodfrey (b. 18 February 1897)

BMDB Events

BirthBelinda Bemister was born in June 1919 in St. John's, NewfoundlandG.1

Other Life Events

WitnessBelinda Bemister lived with William Bemister and Gertrude Woodfrey in 1921 in St John's, St. John's West, NewfoundlandG.2

Citations

  1. [S20] 1921 Census Newfoundland, St. John's West
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Census, 1921," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV1W-LBMG, Name William Bemister Event Type Census Event Date 1921 Event PlaceSt John's, St. John's West, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 34 Marital Status Married Relationship to Head of Household Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Birthplace Greenspond Page 391
    Household, Role, Sex, Age, Birthplace
    William Bemister Head M 34 Greenspond
    Gertrude Bemister Wife F 24 Lewisporte
    Margaret Bemister Daughter F 3 Frederickton
    Belinda Bemister Daughter F 2 St John's
    Marjorie Bemister Daughter F 0 St John's.

Isabella Blandford

M, #1025, b. 1930, d. 1993
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

 

BMDB Events

BirthIsabella Blandford was born in 1930.1
DeathIsabella Blandford died in 1993 at age ~63 in Merritt's Harbour, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.2
BurialIsabella Blandford was buried at United Church Cemetery in Merritt's Harbour, Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaG.1

Citations

  1. [S146] Stonepics - Cemeteries of Newfoundland, United Church Cemetery, Merritts Harbour, Twillingate, Newfoundland, CD# NF012
  2. [S59] Cemetery, Merritt's Harbour (Web)