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Amos Comeau

Amos Comeau[1]

Male 1841 - 1927  (85 years)

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  • Name Amos Comeau 
    Born 24 Oct 1841  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Sub-district New Brandon, Div. 1, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He is found on this census with his wife and three young children.
    Occupation 1871  Sub-district New Brandon, Div. 1, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Stone Cutter 
    Census 1881  Sub-district New Brandon, Div. 1, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He appears on this census with his wife and eight children.
    Occupation 1881  Sub-district New Brandon, Div. 1, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    farmer & stone cutter 
    Census 1891  sub-district of New Bandon, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • He is found with his wife and seven of their children.
    Occupation 1891  sub-district of New Bandon, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Census 1901  New Brandon Parish, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • He is found with his wife and four of their children.
    Occupation 1901  New Brandon Parish, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    farmer 
    Census 1911  Parish of New Brandon, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Obituary 21 (sic 24) Mar 1927  Bathurst, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    The Gloucester Northern Light 
    Obituary - Amos Comeau, 1841-1927
    Obituary - Amos Comeau, 1841-1927
    Bathurst, NB, The Gloucester Northern Light, Thurs.
    21th(sic24th )March 1927,page 1, col. 4
    Occupation New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    highly trusted employee of the Read Stone Company, being Superintendent of the Stone Haven grindstone quarry for more than 50 years 
    Residence Bathurst, Gloucester, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Residence New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    since early manhood 
    Died 17 Mar 1927  New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried St Simon & St Jude RC Cemetery, Grande Anse, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 15
    Notes 
    • According to Noma (Comeau) LeBlanc, Amos lived in Bathurst and had sons who settled in Seattle, Washington.- taken from a conversation with Aunt Noma in 1980's, A. Owen, Dec2012
    Person ID I15144  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 17 Dec 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 Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jane (Jane) Glendenning,   b. 20 Mar 1843, New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1925, New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Sep 1865  [2
    • Elizabeth's obituary states that she died one month after she and her husband had celebrated their 60th Anniversary. Hence they married in September 1865.-note by A.Owen, Apr2013
    Children 
     1. Rufus H Comeau,   b. Abt 1867, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1890, Seattle, , Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years)
     2. Mary Emily Comeau,   b. 25 Mar 1868, New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Clara Comeau,   b. Abt 1870, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Francis Joseph (Frank) Comeau,   b. 30 May 1872, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Frederic J (Fred) Comeau,   b. Abt 1875, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Amos Augustus Comeau,   b. 29 Jul 1877, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Huldah Maud Comeau,   b. Abt 1879, New Brandon, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Charles Bedford Comeau,   b. 21 Feb 1881, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1959, Bathurst, Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Herbert Winfield (Winfield) Comeau,   b. 14 Dec 1886, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F6254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Article - Sixty-Six Years With Same Firm
    Article - Sixty-Six Years With Same Firm
    Amos Comeau celebrates 80th birthday.
    Bathurst, NB, The Gloucester Northern Light, Thurs.
    3rd November 1921, page 2, col. 4

  • Sources 
    1. [S483] Newspaper: NB, Bathurst, The Gloucester Northern Light, 3Nov1921,p.2col.4-Article Sixty-Six Years With Same Firm (80th birthday).

    2. [S474] Electronic:Knighton/Faulkner/ComeauFamilyTreeDatabase;owner:Erin Knighton;trees.ancestry.com, accessed 05Apr2013;20:50hrs.

    3. [S477] Census: 1881 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, NB,Gloucester,Sub-dist.New Brandon,Div.1,page 28,family#93:.

    4. [S476] Census: 1871 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, p.279 of transcription; actual: NB, Gloucester, New Brandon, Div.1,page 51,family #150:.
      p.279 of transcription; actual: NB, Gloucester, New Brandon, Div.1,page 51,family #150:
      Commo Amos father 29 NS RC French Stone Cutter
      Commo Jane wife 27 NB C.of Eng. Scotch
      Commo Rufus H 4 NB C.of Eng. Scotch
      Commo Mary Emily 3 NB C.of Eng. Scotch
      Commo Clara 1 NB C.of Eng. Scotch


    5. [S476] Census: 1871 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, p.279 of transcription; actual: NB, Gloucester, New Brandon, Div.1,page 51,family #150:.



    6. [S477] Census: 1881 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, NB,Gloucester,Sub-dist.New Brandon,Div.1,page 28,family#93:.
      NB,Gloucester,Sub-dist.New Brandon,Div.1,page 28,family#93:
      Commeau Amos M 39 NS Catholic French M Far. & Stone Cutter
      Commeau Elizabeth J F 36 NB Ch.of Eng. Scotch M
      Commeau Rufus M 14 NB Catholic French son
      Commeau Mary Emily F 12 NB Ch.of Eng. French going to school
      Commeau Margaret C F 10 NB Ch.of Eng. French going to school
      Commeau Francis Jos. M 8 NB Catholic French going to school
      Commeau Frederic M 6 NB Catholic French going to school
      Commeau Amos M 4 NB Catholic French
      Commeau Huldah F 2 NB Ch.of Eng. French
      Commeau Edward M 1/12 Feb. NB Catholic French



    7. [S480] Census: 1891 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, mfReel:T-6299,14Gloucester,Div.1,SubDistNewBrandon,p33,fam141-enndt25Apr1891.
      mfReel:T-6299,14Gloucester,Div.1,SubDistNewBrandon,p33,fam141-enndt25Apr1891:
      Comeau Amos M 49 M H NS f:NS m:NS RC Farmer
      Comeau Elizabeth J F 48 M W NB f:Scotland m:Ireland Presbyterian
      Comeau Mary E F 23 - D NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian
      Comeau Frances J M 18 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian Fisherman
      Comeau Fredric J M 16 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian
      Comeau Amos A M 13 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian
      Comeau Hulda M F 11 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian
      Comeau Charles B M 9 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian
      Comeau Herbert W M 4 - S NB f:NS m:NB Presbyterian

    8. [S480] Census: 1891 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, mfReel:T-6299,14Gloucester,Div.1,SubDistNewBrandon,p33,fam141-enndt25Apr1891.

    9. [S481] Census: 1901 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, 1901 Canada Census;NB;Dist.16Gloucester;Sub-dist.E;NewBrandonParish;page11;family85;enn.dt.19Apr1901.
      1901 Canada Census;NB;Dist.16Gloucester;Sub-dist.E;NewBrandonParish;page11;family85; enn.dt.19Apr1901:
      Commeau Amos M Head M 24Oct1841 59 NS French RC Farmer
      Commeau Jane F Wife M 20Mar1842 58 NB Scotch Presb.
      Commeau Mary E F Daug S 25Mar1868 33 NB French Presb.
      Commeau Amos A M Son S 29Jul1877 24 NB French Presb. son, working on own account
      Commeau Charles B M Son S 21Feb1881 20 NB French Presb. Farmer's son
      Commeau H Wentfield M Son S 14Dec1886 14 NB French Presb. Farmer's son

    10. [S481] Census: 1901 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, 1901 Canada Census;NB;Dist.16Gloucester;Sub-dist.E;NewBrandonParish;page11;family85;enn.dt.19Apr1901.

    11. [S482] Census: 1911 Census of Canada/New Brunswick/Gloucester, Ancestry site;New Brunswick,Dist.27 Gloucester,dist.5,emn-dist.1, Parish of New Brandon;page10,family86.
      Comeau Amos M Head M Oct1841 69 NB French RC Foreman Quarry
      Comeau Jane F Wife M Mar1842 69 NB Scotch Presb.
      Comeau Mary F Daug. S Mar1866 43 NB French Presb.
      Comeau Amos A M Son M July1877 33 NB French Presb. Farmer
      Comeau Bessie F Daug-law M Nov1882 29 NB Scotch Presb.
      Comeau Velma F GrandDau S Aug1906 5 NB French Presb.
      Comeau Olive F GrandDau S July1907 3 NB French Presb.
      Comeau Gordon M GrandSon S Apr1910 1 NB French Presb.

    12. [S483] Newspaper: NB, Bathurst, The Gloucester Northern Light, 21(sic24)Mar1927,p.1col.4-obituary for Amos Comeau.

    13. [S44] Info:Aunt Noma or Carm Jacklin (T24), conversation in 1980's.

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

    15. [S475] Cemeteries: NB,Gloucester County,Prov.Archives,Govt. Records, Comeau, Amos 1841 - 1927.


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