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Alonzo Adams

M, #1685, b. 1 December 1886, d. 22 October 1928
Last Edited21 October 2017

 

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Parents

Father*John Adams (b. 1857, d. 27 February 1942)
Mother*Mary Ann White (b. 1860, d. 1934)

BMDB Events

BirthAlonzo Adams was born on 1 December 1886 in Milton, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageAlonzo Adams and Henrietta Taylor Pelley were married on 9 June 1913 in Georges Brook, NewfoundlandG.1,2
DeathAlonzo Adams died from Suicide on 22 October 1928 at age 41 in St. John's, NewfoundlandG.3

Family: Henrietta Taylor Pelley (b. 16 September 1886, d. 12 April 1979)

Daughter*Marjorie Adams+ (b. 19 March 1914, d. 2 May 1996)
Son*Leslie Adams+ (b. 1915)
Daughter*Edna Adams+ (b. 30 March 1918, d. 30 November 2011)
Daughter*Constance ("Loraine") Adams+

Citations

  1. [S189] ancestry.com, http://person.ancestry.com/tree/41941337/person/20362110828/facts
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQF-MZHL, Name Alonzo Adams Event Type Marriage Event Date 09 Jun 1913 Event Place Georges Brook, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 26 Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Spouse's Name Henrietta Pelley Spouse's Gender Female Spouse's Age 26 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Entry Number.
  3. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQF-C635, Name Alonzo Adams Event Type Death Event Date 22 Oct 1928 Event Place St John's, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 42 Birth Year (Estimated) 1886 Entry Number.

Henrietta Taylor Pelley

F, #1686, b. 16 September 1886, d. 12 April 1979
Last Edited17 September 2018

 

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Parents

Father*John Pelley (b. about 1840)
Mother*Susie Palmer

BMDB Events

BirthHenrietta Taylor Pelley was born on 16 September 1886 in George's Brook, Trinity North, NewfoundlandG.1,2,3
MarriageAlonzo Adams and Henrietta Taylor Pelley were married on 9 June 1913 in Georges Brook, NewfoundlandG.2,4
DeathHenrietta Taylor Pelley died on 12 April 1979 at age 92 in Kingston, Ontario, CanadaG.1,2

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedAs of 9 June 1913, Henrietta Taylor Pelley's married name was Henrietta Taylor Adams.
ResidenceHenrietta Taylor Pelley lived a Widow in Milton, Trinity, NewfoundlandG, in 1935 at age ~49.5

Family: Alonzo Adams (b. 1 December 1886, d. 22 October 1928)

Daughter*Marjorie Adams+ (b. 19 March 1914, d. 2 May 1996)
Son*Leslie Adams+ (b. 1915)
Daughter*Edna Adams+ (b. 30 March 1918, d. 30 November 2011)
Daughter*Constance ("Loraine") Adams+

Citations

  1. [S360] Pauline Snow, E-Mail from Pauline Snow, email address, Canada, to Brian Turnbull, 2013
  2. [S189] ancestry.com, http://person.ancestry.com/tree/41941337/person/20362110828/facts
  3. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2XG-CTL, Name Henrietta Taylor Pelley Event Type Birth Registration Event Date1886 Event Place St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Female Age 0 Birth Date 16 Sep 1886 Birthplace George's Brook, Trinity North, Newfoundland, Canada Father's Name John Pelley Mother's Name Susan Palmer.
  4. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Records, 1840-1949", database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQF-MZHL, Name Alonzo Adams Event Type Marriage Event Date 09 Jun 1913 Event Place Georges Brook, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Age 26 Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Spouse's Name Henrietta Pelley Spouse's Gender Female Spouse's Age 26 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1887 Entry Number.
  5. [S338] FamilySearch, Newfoundland Census, 1935; https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9Z-W82P, Name: Heneritta Adams Event Type: Census Event Date: 1935 Event Place: Milton, Trinity, Newfoundland, Canada Gender: Female Age: 48 Marital Status: Widowed Relationship to Head of Household: Head Birth Year (Estimated): 1887 Birthplace: Georges Brook Page: 239 HouseholdRoleSexAgeBirthplaceHeneritta AdamsHeadFemale48Georges BrookMarjorie AdamsDaughterFemale21MiltonLeslie AdamsSonMale19MiltonEdna AdamsDaughterFemale17MiltonLoraine AdamsDaughterFemale7Milton.

Frank Adams

M, #1689, b. August 1901
Last Edited1 August 2017

 

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Parents

Father*John Adams (b. 1857, d. 27 February 1942)
Mother*Mary Ann White (b. 1860, d. 1934)

BMDB Events

BirthFrank Adams was born in August 1901 in Middle Lance Cove, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.

Janet Adams

F, #1690, b. 1893
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Adams (b. 1857, d. 27 February 1942)
Mother*Mary Ann White (b. 1860, d. 1934)

BMDB Events

BirthJanet Adams was born in 1893 in NewfoundlandG.

Lily Maud Adams

F, #1691, b. 1891
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Adams (b. 1857, d. 27 February 1942)
Mother*Mary Ann White (b. 1860, d. 1934)

BMDB Events

BirthLily Maud Adams was born in 1891 in NewfoundlandG.

Naomie Adams

F, #1692, b. 1884
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Adams (b. 1857, d. 27 February 1942)
Mother*Mary Ann White (b. 1860, d. 1934)

BMDB Events

BirthNaomie Adams was born in 1884 in NewfoundlandG.

Elizabeth Bursey

F, #1693, b. 1789, d. 29 July 1869
Last Edited29 July 2018

 

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BMDB Events

BirthElizabeth Bursey was born in 1789 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageJohn Tilley and Elizabeth Bursey were married about 1807 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
DeathElizabeth Bursey died on 29 July 1869 at age ~80 in Shoal Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.1

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedAs of about 1809, Elizabeth Bursey's married name was Elizabeth Tilley.
Residence (fam)John Tilley and Elizabeth Bursey lived in Shoal Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG, in 1848.2

Family: John Tilley (b. April 1786, d. 9 July 1871)

Daughter*Martha Tilley+ (b. 1807, d. 4 April 1887)
Son*Richard Tilley (b. about 1810)
Daughter*Rachel Tilley+ (b. about 1812)
Daughter*Leah Tilley+ (b. about 1814)
Daughter*Mary Belle Tilley+ (b. 1815)
Son*Moses Tilley+ (b. 1816, d. 21 February 1912)
Son*Aaron Tilley+ (b. about 1819)
Daughter*Ann Tilley+ (b. about 1821)
Son*William Tilley+ (b. 12 November 1826)
Daughter*Catherine Tilley (b. 3 May 1829, d. 11 October 1874)
Daughter*Elizabeth Tilley+ (b. 30 June 1831, d. 19 July 1874)
Daughter*Deborah Tilley (b. 18 January 1835)

Citations

  1. [S149] Ray Leaman, Ray Leaman, "My King, Pelley and Tilley Families", The Downhomer . Hereinafter cited as "King, Pelley and Tilley Families".
  2. [S142] Research List, Researcher : Reid Parker - email address Phone: 506-847-4698 Description : Seeking information on the descendants of "Scholar" John Tilley. John Tilley was born in Old Perlican but later lived in Hant's Harbour, moving in 1848 to Shoal Harbour. Area of Research : Entire Province Extent of research Moderate [Apr/99]

John Tilley

M, #1694, b. April 1786, d. 9 July 1871
Last Edited15 November 2018

 

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BMDB Events

BirthJohn Tilley was born in April 1786 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaG.1
MarriageJohn Tilley and Elizabeth Bursey were married about 1807 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
DeathJohn Tilley died on 9 July 1871 at age 85 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.

Other Life Events

NameJohn Tilley was also known as The Scholar Tilley.
Residence (fam)John Tilley and Elizabeth Bursey lived in Shoal Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG, in 1848.1
WitnessJohn Tilley witnessed the marriage of Thomas Blandford and Grace Piddle on 17 March 1870 in Tilt Cove, Twillingate, NewfoundlandG.2
AnecdoteJohn Tilley, had become well known in his time and was called Scholar John Tilley. In his history of the Random Region of Trinity Bay, Leslie Dean states; "Mr. John Tilley, known as Scholar John taught himself to read at the age of 26. He.subsequently learned to read Latin, and in addition to fishing and farming, was a sawmill operator, fox farmer, cooper, blacksmith, Justice of the Peace, poet, and postal waymaster." Among other things, he "operated a small cannery at Tilley's Point... and had his product displayed at the 1862 International Fisheries Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark, and won a bronze medal. The product inscription read as follows: "Warranted to keep free from taint and to retain its purity and nutritious quality in any climate for many years."3

Family: Elizabeth Bursey (b. 1789, d. 29 July 1869)

Daughter*Martha Tilley+ (b. 1807, d. 4 April 1887)
Son*Richard Tilley (b. about 1810)
Daughter*Rachel Tilley+ (b. about 1812)
Daughter*Leah Tilley+ (b. about 1814)
Daughter*Mary Belle Tilley+ (b. 1815)
Son*Moses Tilley+ (b. 1816, d. 21 February 1912)
Son*Aaron Tilley+ (b. about 1819)
Daughter*Ann Tilley+ (b. about 1821)
Son*William Tilley+ (b. 12 November 1826)
Daughter*Catherine Tilley (b. 3 May 1829, d. 11 October 1874)
Daughter*Elizabeth Tilley+ (b. 30 June 1831, d. 19 July 1874)
Daughter*Deborah Tilley (b. 18 January 1835)

Citations

  1. [S142] Research List, Researcher : Reid Parker - email address Phone: 506-847-4698 Description : Seeking information on the descendants of "Scholar" John Tilley. John Tilley was born in Old Perlican but later lived in Hant's Harbour, moving in 1848 to Shoal Harbour. Area of Research : Entire Province Extent of research Moderate [Apr/99]
  2. [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
  3. [S149] Ray Leaman, Ray Leaman, "My King, Pelley and Tilley Families", The Downhomer . Hereinafter cited as "King, Pelley and Tilley Families".

Mary Belle Tilley

F, #1695, b. 1815
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Tilley (b. April 1786, d. 9 July 1871)
Mother*Elizabeth Bursey (b. 1789, d. 29 July 1869)

BMDB Events

BirthMary Belle Tilley was born in 1815 at likely in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageJohn Clap Pelley and Mary Belle Tilley were married about 1836.

Other Life Events

NameAs of about 1836, Mary Belle Tilley was also known as Mary Belle Pelley.

Family: John Clap Pelley (b. 1816)

Son*Edmund Pelley
Son*Frederick Pelley
Son*Charles Pelley
Daughter*Cassandra Pelley
Son*John Pelley+ (b. about 1840)

John Clap Pelley

M, #1696, b. 1816
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Pelley (b. about 1791)

BMDB Events

BirthJohn Clap Pelley was born in 1816 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageJohn Clap Pelley and Mary Belle Tilley were married about 1836.

Family: Mary Belle Tilley (b. 1815)

Son*Edmund Pelley
Son*Frederick Pelley
Son*Charles Pelley
Daughter*Cassandra Pelley
Son*John Pelley+ (b. about 1840)

John Pelley

M, #1697, b. about 1791
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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BMDB Events

BirthJohn Pelley was born about 1791.

Family:

Son*John Clap Pelley+ (b. 1816)

John Pelley

M, #1698, b. about 1840
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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Parents

Father*John Clap Pelley (b. 1816)
Mother*Mary Belle Tilley (b. 1815)

BMDB Events

MarriageJohn Pelley and Susie Palmer were married.
BirthJohn Pelley was born about 1840.

Family: Susie Palmer

Son*Aaron Pelley
Daughter*Henrietta Taylor Pelley+ (b. 16 September 1886, d. 12 April 1979)

Susie Palmer

F, #1699
Last Edited24 November 2016

 

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BMDB Events

MarriageJohn Pelley and Susie Palmer were married.

Other Life Events

NameSusie Palmer was also known as Susie Pelley.

Family: John Pelley (b. about 1840)

Son*Aaron Pelley
Daughter*Henrietta Taylor Pelley+ (b. 16 September 1886, d. 12 April 1979)

Martha Tilley

F, #1700, b. 1807, d. 4 April 1887
Last Edited4 December 2018

 

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Parents

Father*John Tilley (b. April 1786, d. 9 July 1871)
Mother*Elizabeth Bursey (b. 1789, d. 29 July 1869)

BMDB Events

BirthMartha Tilley was born in 1807 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.
MarriageThomas Smith, Sr., and Martha Tilley were married on 4 December 1828 in Hant's Harbour, Trinity, NewfoundlandG.1,2
DeathMartha Tilley died on 4 April 1887 at age ~80 in Elliotts Cove, Bonavista-Trinity Census Division, NewfoundlandG.3
BurialMartha Tilley was buried in Elliot's Cove CemeteryG.3

Other Life Events

Name-MarriedAs of 4 December 1828, Martha Tilley's married name was Martha Smith.1

Family: Thomas Smith, Sr., (b. 1804, d. 28 May 1884)

Daughter*Mary Jane ("Ann") Smith (b. 16 May 1831)
Son*Moses Smith (b. February 1833)
Son*William Smith (b. 21 April 1836)
Son*Thomas Smith, Jr. (b. 2 May 1839, d. 31 July 1906)
Son*Gideon Smith (b. 7 December 1841)
Daughter*Elizabeth Smith (b. 5 September 1844)
Daughter*Jane Tilley ("Mary") Smith (b. 9 August 1850, d. 2 February 1937)
Son*Charles Smith (b. 8 March 1854)
Daughter*Deborah Smith+ (b. about 1856)
Son*Aaron Smith (b. October 1857)
Son*John Smith (b. about 1858)
Daughter*Martha Smith (b. 1860)

Citations

  1. [S130] Marriages Hant's Harbour, Newfoundland, December 4, 1828 Hant's Harbour SMITH Thomas Scilly Cove TILLEY Martha Hant's Harbour
  2. [S338] FamilySearch, "Newfoundland Vital Statistics, 1753-1893," database with images; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9T-PMLD, Name Thomas Smith Event Type Marriage Event Date 04 Dec 1828 Event Place Hants Harbour, Trinity South, Newfoundland, Canada Gender Male Spouse's Name Martha Tilley Spouse's Gender Female.
  3. [S338] FamilySearch, Find A Grave Index; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2WY-P4WG, Name Martha Smith Event Type Burial Event Date 1887 Event Place Elliotts Cove, Bonavista-Trinity Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Photograph Included N Death Date 04 Apr 1887 Affiliate Record Identifier 167137624 Cemetery Elliot's Cove Cemetery.