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Sylvine Como

Sylvine Como

Male 1843 - 1924  (81 years)

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  • Name Sylvine Como 
    Born 12 Aug 1843  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation From 1860 to 1887  [2
    a mate & soon after Captain, sailing vessels for Read and Co. 
    Census 1871  River Hebert Polling District, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He is found living with his widowed mother, five siblings and two young Bourgeois children.
    Occupation Feb 1872  [4
    seafaring 
    Residence Feb 1872  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Dec 1872  [5
    sea captain 
    Occupation Oct 1874  [6
    mariner 
    Occupation From 1890 to 1917  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    manager of Como Hotel 
    Died 30 Aug 1924  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1 Sep 1924  Ragged Reef, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Obituary 5 Sep 1924  Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    an unknown newspaper 
    Obituary for Captain Sylvine Como (1843-1924)
    Obituary for Captain Sylvine Como (1843-1924)
    Published in unknown newspaper 5 September 1924.
    Occupation retired sea captain  [1
    Notes 
    • Sylvine was a sea-captain and sailed boats that transported lumber from Read's Lumber Company in Minudie, Nova Scotia to Bathurst, New Brunswick.-from Noma (Como) LeBlanc, his grand-daughter, 1993.
    Person ID I14083  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2013 

    Father Joseph Comeau,   b. 24 Mar 1819, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age < 51 years) 
    Mother Mary\Marie Bourgeois,   b. 4 Dec 1818, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 81 years) 
    Family ID F5950  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret (Maggie) Melanson,   b. 1848, Joggins Mines, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1916  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1872  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    • The groom was 28 years old and the bride was 22 years old when they married in Feb 1872. Witnesses at their marriage were Alfred desBarres and Philomene Comeau. There is a 4th degree of consanguinity.
    Children 
     1. Herbert Sylvine Como,   b. 22 Dec 1872, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1877  (Age 4 years)
     2. Henry Emmerson Como,   b. 3 Oct 1874, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1963 OR 8 May 1963, Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Bertha Magdalen Como,   b. 29 Oct 1878, River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1968  (Age 89 years)
     4. Leo Adelbert Como,   b. 9 Mar 1885,   d. 21 Apr 1965, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F5771  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Sylvine Como with grandmother, Polonie
    Sylvine Como with grandmother, Polonie
    Sylvine Como and his grandmother, Polonie (Burbine\Babin) Bourgeois.
    Taken about 1856.
    tintype
    Sylvine Como & son, Leo Adelbert Como
    Sylvine Como & son, Leo Adelbert Como
    Taken about 1888.
    Tintype
    Sylvine Como 1843-1924
    Sylvine Como 1843-1924
    Son of Mary (Bourgeois) & Joseph Como.
    Leo, Bertha & Henry with father, Sylvine Como
    Leo, Bertha & Henry with father, Sylvine Como
    Taken December 1916 after their mother, Margaret (Melanson) Como died.
    Sylvine Como 1843-1924
    Sylvine Como 1843-1924
    Captain Sylvine Como, husband of Margaret (Maggie) Melanson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1924;bk:107;p.717-death.

    2. [S189] Info:Carm (LeBlanc) Jacklin, obituary for Captain Sylvine Como 5Sep1924.

    3. [S301] Census: 1871 Census of Canada/Nova Scotia/Cumberland, mf reel C-10556 Cumberland;Dist#5,J River Hebert;Enn.Div.#1;p.31-32;dwelling#108;family#110.
      mf reel C-10556 Cumberland;Dist#5,J River Hebert;Enn.Div.#1;p.31-32;dwelling#108;family#110:
      Como, Sylvine M 26 NS Catholic French Master Mariner
      Como, Philemom F 23 NB Catholic French
      Como, Raphael M 20 NS Catholic French Stone Cutter
      Como, Poloney F 18 NS Catholic French
      Como, Simon M 16 NS Catholic French Seaman
      Como, Frank M 11 NS Catholic French
      Como, Mary F 53 NS Catholic French widow
      Bushway, Jane F 4 NS Catholic French
      Bushway, Ellen F 2 NS Catholic French

    4. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1872;bk:1809;p.71;#1-mar..

    5. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1872;bk:1805;p.193;#175-son's birth.

    6. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1874;bk:1805;p.224,#349-son's birth.

    7. [S84] Parish:Joggins & Missions,NS 1849-1909 (P10) from LDS Reel 0857500, mar.12Feb1872.


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