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Henry Emmerson Como

Henry Emmerson Como

Male 1874 - 1963  (88 years)

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  • Name Henry Emmerson Como 
    Born 3 Oct 1874  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 4 Oct 1874  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • His godparents were Thadde Comeau & Philomene Comeau.
    Residence 30 Jan 1878  River Hebert, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    , after moving with his parents and brother, 
    Occupation Feb 1894  [5
    clerk of Gilbert Blenkhorn 
    Census 1901  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He is found with his wife, three sons (including a newborn), four boarders and a domestic.
    Occupation May 1901  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    survey rodman 
    Residence Aug 1924  Sydney, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1930  Gary, Lake County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Address:
    West Fifth Avenue 
    • He is found living with his wife and son, Percy.
    Occupation Apr 1930  Gary, Lake County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    engineer employed at a Sheet Mill 
    Died 7 May 1963 OR 8 May 1963  Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Person ID I14085  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 

    Father Sylvine Como,   b. 12 Aug 1843, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1924, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F5771  Group Sheet

    Family Julia McCarron,   b. 20 Aug 1874, Joggins Mines, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1939  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1894  Joggins Mines, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 13
    • Witnesses at their marriage were James Holmes and Maggie McCarron.

      On Monday eve. 5th inst., Joggins Mines, N.S., Henry COMO s/o Capt. COMO of the Como Hotel and clerk of Gilbert BLENKHORN and Miss MCCARRON d/o Hugh McCARRON were united in marriage by Rev. Father Curry, at the residence of the bride. - from transcription by Daniel F Johnson.
    Children 
     1. Herbert Earl Como,   b. 29 Jul 1894, Joggins Mines, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1966, Saugus,Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Percy Francis Como,   b. 12 Sep 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown  (Age ~ 76 years)
     3. Hugh S Como,   b. 4 Apr 1901, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F5772  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1924 - Sydney, , Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry, Leo & Bertha Como
    Henry, Leo & Bertha Como
    Children of Margaret (Melanson) & Sylvine Como.
    Taken around 1888.
    Tintype
    Leo, Bertha & Henry with father, Sylvine Como
    Leo, Bertha & Henry with father, Sylvine Como
    Taken December 1916 after their mother, Margaret (Melanson) Como died.
    Henry Emmerson Como
    Henry Emmerson Como
    Son of Margaret (Melanson) & Sylvine Como.
    Photo taken December 1916.

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Parish:Joggins & Missions,NS 1849-1909 (P10) from LDS Reel 0857500, bap.4Oct1874.

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

    3. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1874;bk:1805;p.224,#349-bap..

    4. [S4] Book:Gilbert Seaman Diary 1875-1885 (B29), ISBN: 0-9692878-1-X., p.21.

    5. [S478] Newspaper: NB Newspaper Vital Statistics transcribed by Daniel F Johnson, Vol.92;#1990;15Feb1894;Westmorland County;Sackville;The Chignecto Post.

    6. [S465] Census: 1901 Census of Canada/Nova Scotia/Cape Breton, 28CapeBreton;Subdist:Z-2;Sydney Town;p.23;;household#188;family#187-enn.dt.5May1901.

    7. [S465] Census: 1901 Census of Canada/Nova Scotia/Cape Breton, 28CapeBreton;Subdist:Z-2;Sydney Town;p.23;;household#188;family#187.

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

    9. [S464] Census: 1930 Census of USA/Indiana/Lake County, Enn.Dist.45-14;2nd Ward;Gary City;Sheet 6B;Family#171-enn.dt.8Apr1930.

    10. [S463] Electronic:BanksMinichielloRitchieComo/ComeauFamilyTreeDatabase;owner:LisaBanks;trees.ancestry.com, accessed 26Feb2013;21:00hrs..

    11. [S232] Info: Marriages,funerals recorded by RC organist Bertha(Como)Stevens,Joggins,NS, 7May1963-death.

    12. [S79] Info: Deaths Recorded by Mrs John Dujay & Mrs Roy MacKay, Joggins 1913-1996, 8May1963-death.

    13. [S84] Parish:Joggins & Missions,NS 1849-1909 (P10) from LDS Reel 0857500, p.310.


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