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Apollonie (Polonie\Pauline) Como

Apollonie (Polonie\Pauline) Como

Female 1852 - 1906  (54 years)

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  • Name Apollonie (Polonie\Pauline) Como 
    Born 17 Aug 1852  Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • She was 1 month old when baptized on October 11th 1852.
    Gender Female 
    Baptised 11 Oct 1852  [1, 3
    • Her godparents were Eustache Brun and Marcelline Bourgeois.
    Census 1871  River Hebert Polling District, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • She is found with her widowed mother, five siblings and two young Bourgeois children.
    Residence Nov 1884  Barronsfield, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1891  subdistrict of River Hebert, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Called 'Poloni' on this census, she is found with her husband and three young daughters. She is shown as being born in Nova Scotia and her parents were born in Nova Scotia.
    Residence From 1899 to 1906  Weymouth, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1901  Sub-district Weymouth Bridge, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • She is found with her husband and three daughters. She is using the name of Pauline instead of Poloni.
    Died 28 Sep 1906  Weymouth, Digby County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 6 Oct 1906  Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 9
    the Amherst Daily News 
    Obituary - Mrs Philip Melanson of Weymouth
    Obituary - Mrs Philip Melanson of Weymouth
    Amherst Daily News, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Cumberland County, Canada; Saturday, 6th October 1906.
    Obituary - Mrs P J Melanson of Weymouth
    Obituary - Mrs P J Melanson of Weymouth
    unknown newspaper
    Person ID I14599  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2019 

    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 Chart

    Family Philip G Melanson,   b. 11 Dec 1853, Cap PelĂ©, Westmorland County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1913, Halifax, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1884  Joggins Mines, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Marriage - Philippe Melanson & Polonie Comeau
    Marriage - Philippe Melanson & Polonie Comeau
    at Joggins Mines on 16th November 1884.
    Appeared in Le Moniteur Acadian, Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada, jeudi, le 27 novembre 1884, page 3, col.4.
    Children 
     1. Emma Louise Melanson,   b. 14 Sep 1885,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Victoria Melanson,   b. 6 Sep 1886,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Bertha Ellen Melanson,   b. 6 Aug 1888,   d. 1986  (Age 97 years)
    Family ID F6680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Parish:Joggins & Missions,NS 1849-1909 (P10) from LDS Reel 0857500, p.20-bap.

    2. [S439] Newspaper: Images of clippings in Ella (Burke) Ouellette's Scrapbook, Obituary for Mrs P J Melanson, unknown newspaper.

    3. [S282] Info:Marcel Landry, email Feb2014.

    4. [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

    5. [S94] Book:Le Moniteur Acadien:Inventaire de l'etat civil,vol.1,1867-1886, ISBN-2-922253-01-5 (vol.1)., p.131.

    6. [S313] Census: 1891 Census of Canada/Nova Scotia/Cumberland, mf Reel:T-6312,30Cumberland,Sub-dist:5B-RiverHebert,p39,family148enn.dt.23Apr1891.
      mf Reel:T-6312,30Cumberland,Sub-dist:5B-RiverHebert,p39,family148,enn.dt.23Apr1891:
      Melenson, Philip M 37 M NB NB NB Watchmaker
      Melenson, Poloni F 37 M W NS NS NS
      Melenson, Emma L F 5 D NS NB NS
      Melenson, Mary V F 4 D NS NB NS
      Melenson, Bertha E F 3 D NS NB NS

    7. [S505] Census: 1901 Census of Canada/Nova Scotia/Digby, 31Digby;SubDist22-Weymouth Bridge;p25;family232;enn.dt.14May1901.
      31Digby;SubDist22-Weymouth Bridge;p25;family232;enn.dt.14May1901:
      Melonson, Philip M Head M 11Dec1853 47 CapeBald,NB French RC Jeweler
      Melonson, Pauline F Wife M 17Aug1853 47 Baronsfield,NS French RC
      Melonson, Emma L F Daug. 14Sept1885 15 JogginsMines,NS French RC
      Melonson, Mary V F Daug. 6Sept1886 14 JogginsMines,NS French RC
      Melonson, Bertha E F Daug. 6 Aug1888 12 JogginsMines,NS French RC

    8. [S172] Newspaper: NS, Amherst, The Amherst Daily News, Obituary for Mrs Philip Melanson,Sat.6thOctober1906.

    9. [S463] Electronic:BanksMinichielloRitchieComo/ComeauFamilyTreeDatabase;owner:LisaBanks;trees.ancestry.com, accessed 26Mar2014.

    10. [S294] Newspaper: NB, Shediac, Le Moniteur Acadien, Thursday,27Nov1884,p.3,col.4-marriage.


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