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Joseph Comeau

Joseph Comeau

Male 1819 - Bef 1870  (< 51 years)

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  • Name Joseph Comeau 
    Born 24 Mar 1819  Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 28 Jul 1819  the parish of Minudie Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • His godparents were Thanis Como and Perpetue Melancon.
    Occupation grindstone cutter  [3
    Occupation labourer  [4
    Died Bef 1871 
    • He died before the 1871 Nova Scotia census was taken. His wife is a widow on this census and living with her son, Sylvain, and other children.
    Buried St Denis Cemetery, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • His tombstone gives his birth year as 1817.-Discrepancy with Baptism entry...note by A.Owen,Jan2013.
    Person ID I14418  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2013 

    Father Raphael Comeau,   b. 22 Oct 1788, Elysian Fields, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Modeste Melanson,   b. Abt 1800,   d. 10 Jun 1870  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Family ID F5862  Group Sheet

    Family Mary\Marie Bourgeois,   b. 4 Dec 1818, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Y  [6
    Children 
     1. Amos Comeau,   b. 24 Oct 1841, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1927, New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. 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)
     3. Philoman Como,   b. Abt 1847, Memramcook, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1935  (Age ~ 88 years)
     4. Raphael Como,   b. Oct 1849,   d. 1877  (Age ~ 27 years)
     5. Apollonie (Polony\Pauline) Como,   b. 17 Aug 1852, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1906, Weymouth, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     6. Simon Como,   b. 29 Oct 1855, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1877  (Age 21 years)
     7. Francois\Francis (Frank) Como,   b. 4 Aug 1859, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1877  (Age 17 years)
    Family ID F5950  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Joseph Como, husband of Mary Bourgeois
    Joseph Como, husband of Mary Bourgeois
    1819 - 18xx
    Father of Capt. Sylvine Como.
    tintype

  • Sources 
    1. [S264] Ancestry.com. Drouin Collection(Acadia French RC Church Records),1670-1946, Memramcook, NB; St Thomas Parish,1819,p.79,B.777-bap..

    2. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1924;bk:107;p.717-son's death.

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

    4. [S144] VitalStats: NS,Cumberland Co.,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, website;yr:1872;Book:1809;Page:219;#148-dau's mar..

    5. [S11] Cemetery:Cumberland Co.Cemeteries, none., p.54;C166a.

    6. [S35] Info:Irene (Terrio) Melanson (T15).


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