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>From the CB Genweb query page:
Does anyone have information on this Toole family? Vince
SULLIVAN, TOOLE posted by Carmella Murrant on Wednesday, June 7, 2000
MY grandfather and Great Grandfather came to Canadaand settled in
Cape Breton aroun 1800-10-11-the information is
sketchy,My Grandfather is William O'Toole ,as is my Grandfather ,My
Grandfather was W I am seeking information
regarding my Grandfather William O'Toole ,who immigrated to Canada
around the 1800-1816 from Cork Ireland He
was to have come with 5or6 brothers ,the information is very
sketchy and as accurate as I could get, His brothers's
names may have been;Jack, Cyril,Timothy ,William ,They were to have
settled in and around Cape Breton Island.I was
informed they may have come over on a ship,however,we donot know
the name of the ship.I believe my grandparents
were Anne O'Toole wife of William O;Toole Oct, 24th 1922,age 65
years, The other Family name is Sullivan.these are
the names I am inquiring about, Thomas Sullivan co, Kerry Ireland
5th April age 86 yrs. wife- Bridgett 29th Jan.1877
age 97yrs, Timothy Sullivan 27th Feb.1890 76yrs. Wife Mary Oct2nd
1885 age 55 Micheal Sullivan co, Ireland 30
Jan,1890 age 77 yrs, Wife Mary 20th August 1899 age 84yrs, native
of Cork Ireland Thomas Sullivan co, Kerry Ireland
5th Aoril 1895 age 86yrs, Timothy Sullivan 27 Feb,1890 76 years.
Someone requested this obits about 6 weeks ago. At the time I e-
mailed her back and it bounced, so I sent this to the list.
The Cape Breton Post- Dec.27,1952
Death of P.G. Falle is Mourned
North Sydney, Dec.26,--A wide spread circle of friends will learn
with profound regret of the death late last night of one of this
Northside town's best known and esteemed older resident, Phillip
George Falle, who passed away at his home on Brook Street.
The deceased, one of the town's finest type of citizens, had
been in ailing health for the past year. He would have celebrated
his 92nd. birthday next Tuesday, Dec.30.
A native of Lapoile, NFLD. the late Mr. Falle, had been a
resident of North Sydney for the past 55 years and despite his
advanced age had enjoyed good health and been active up until the
time of his last illness.
In his younger years, Mr. Falle had gone to sea for many years.
Later, he had worked with the Cape Breton Electric Company,
here, and after that for a period of 30 years was caretaker at the
local office of the Western Union Calbe Office.
The deceased was married 70 years ago in Newfoundland.
A member of Matthew-Wesley United Church, he is survived by his
wife (the former Lucy Chislett), three daughters and five sons.
The daughters are: Mrs. Belinda Beck, in the United States;
Mrs. Albert Moores, (Violet), North Sydney; Mrs. Sandy MacPhee,
(Lena), Sydney Mines.
The sons are: Brigadier Ernest Falle, a retired Salvation Army
officier of Toronto, and who is now visiting here; Gus, Sydney
Mines; John of St. John, N.B., who arrived here to attend his
father's funeral; Harold in the United States and Archie at home.
Also surviving are 21 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
The deceased was the last member of his family.
The funeral will take place Sunday afternoon, with service at the
home at 2:15 pm. and at St. Matthew-Wesley United Church at
2:45 pm, the service to be conducted by the pastor, Rev. E.V.
Moriarity assisted by Capt. George Hickman of the Salvation Army.
Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery under the direction of
W. J. Dooley Funeral Services.
Sincere sumpathy of their many friends in Cape Breton and
elsewhere is offered to the bereaved family.
If you want this photocopy of the obit, send me your mailing
address . Bye for Now.
Maureen Burton McNeil, Glace Bay, N.S.
Denis Savard in his Arsenault book says that Patrick Arsenault married
(1891) Victoria Samson of Arichat. She was born in 1867 and was the
daughter of Abraham Samson & Ursule Theriault.
I did find a Victoria (Victoire) born to Abraham Samson & Ursule
Theriualt (Terrio-Theriot). But this Victoire was born 1858, one of
twins, and died a week later. I am wondering if Abraham & Ursule had
another daughter named Victoire -- I have seen the practice in old days
of re-using the name of a deceased child. Or, was there another
Samson-Theriault couple in Arichat?
Victoria was my great-grandmother.
Does anyone know why I keep getting knocked off the lists. Everything goes
great for a while and then no mail. I resubscribe and back to normal for a
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Does anyone know how to "unsubscribe" to this site. I will be unable to get
mail for a while and will eventually sign back on, but for now I need to stop
these wonderful emails that come my way. Can anyone help?!
I have discovered a site for seaching birth, marriages, and deaths
for England. It has records after 1837. I discovered it will trying to
search my Tighe/Tye line. I hope it helps someone!! Bye, Vince
Due to a move to Cape Breton, I will be off line for a short period of time.
I will be keeping this e-mail address when I am back on line.
Talk to you all later. Have a great summer!!!
FYI - From Rootsweb Site - Hope this helps you understand the situation
better. Edd Sinnett Longwood,Fl.
GENEALOGISTS INUNDATE ELLIS ISLAND WEB SITE
> by Myra Vanderpool Gormley, CG rwr-editors(a)rootsweb.com
> The Mississippi River is not the only flooded area in the United
> States right now. So is the recently opened Ellis Island Web
> site http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/. It sank under an
> estimated 10 million hits per day since it was opened to the
> public on April 17.
> Many ROOTSWEB REVIEW and MISSING LINKS readers visited the site
> only to see the message: "Thank you for your interest in the
> American Family Immigration History Center. Due to an
> extraordinary number of visitors, we must limit access to the
> site. Please keep trying, or check back later."
> Seasoned genealogists are not surprised about the popularity of
> the site; after all, it is estimated that 40 percent of the U.S.
> population today can trace back to one or more ancestors who
> came through the Port of New York. The site is a joint effort by
> the U.S. Park Service, the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island
> Foundation, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
> It offers a searchable records database with 22 million names,
> covering 71 percent of the immigrants who came through Ellis
> Island between 1 January 1892, when Ellis Island opened, and
> December 1924.
> However, the Web-hosting firm that handles the site's hardware
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> worked like levee sandbaggers around the clock to add more
> servers in order to meet the demand. The system was designed
> originally to limit the site's usage to 20,000 concurrent users.
> The process of extracting these records started in 1993 when the
> church began the volunteer effort of digitizing them. The
> process was completed in late 2000. It took 12,000 volunteer
> church members from 2,700 congregations in the U.S. and Canada
> approximately 5.6 million hours to complete the entries. The
> church also devoted 100 full-time volunteers to work on the
> project. They compared the original microfilms to extracted data
> and made corrections as needed.
> The names were taken from the microfilm of New York passenger
> arrival manifests. They include aliens, U.S. citizens, crew
> members, nonimmigrant aliens, deportees, and those who literally
> missed the boat. Information usually includes: traveler names,
> name of vessel, ports of departure, ports of arrival, and dates
> of arrival. Other recorded information pertains to age, sex,
> marital status, nationality, name of relative or friend outside
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> date, and place of birth. An average of 15 information columns
> were used in the early years of Ellis Island, while up to 36
> columns of facts were collected in the later years.
> The painstaking work performed by the church's volunteers
> included deciphering almost impossible-to-read microfilms and
> photocopies. They scrutinized century-old handwriting, and hand-
> copied and typed isolated pieces of information that were
> originally recorded by multiple scribes, who took it down from
> people of different nationalities speaking different languages.
> "This was a fairly sizeable project," says Wayne J. Metcalfe,
> director of the Field Services and Support Division of the
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> stacked flat, the 3,678 boxes of microfilms examined by these
> volunteers would exceed three times the height of the Statue of
> Liberty, from the hem of her robe to the top of her torch.
> The church originally purchased microfilm copies of the
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> Of course, first the technicians have to finish with the
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> hits per day and more than 5 billion hits total.
> You can read stories about some who have been successful in
> accessing the Ellis Island site, and in the meanwhile, keep on
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> Tracing Roots Online: Ellis Island's Arrivals List
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Can anyone out there Help me?
I am trying to get a Census Record of 1870, 1880, 1890 and 1900 for Murdock
McKenzie, Married to Jane Battleman in 1872.
They had a Son Peter, Born in 1874 and after that, They had Three Daughters,
Murdock and Jane were Born in the Big Woods, Boularderie Isle, and Married
John MacKenzie New Jersey USA..
P.S. Murdock and Jane were Married in 1872..
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Right on Paula about transcribing and after they're finished they can come to
PEI and then to NB, etc. That will certainly put their creative little minds
to the test.
paula carr wrote:
> Sad but true that anyone use email should have a virus protection software.
> Purchasing McAfee, or Norton Anti-virus and updating it weekly online takes
> care of most of the problems.
> I wish these virus creators would spend the same amount of time doing
> something helpful that they do creating something destructive. Maybe they'd
> like to transcribe some Cape Breton censuses if they've got time on their
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i have re-read my first message and realized i forgot to mention something--i have come to the conclusion (possibly not the right one) that snow white is coming from two servers in this case--pacificcoast.net, and speedline.ca--perhaps everyone could check their address books and see if they have anyone listed who uses pacificcoast or speedline as servers--then we could get in touch with those people to run a virus checker on their computer
i am also hoping the one of the computer whizzes in the group might be able to get more info out of the headers i included and perhaps advise the infected person(s)
my fingers are crossed
----- Original Message -----
To: nsroots(a)ednet.ns.ca ; NS-CAPE-BRETON-L(a)rootsweb.com ; maclean list
Sent: April 25, 2001 6:32 PM
Subject: the snow white virus
i apologize to anyone that gets this message more than once--and i am not trying to start any wars--but i am trying to stop that pesky snowwhite email from appearing in my mail box--i don't understand a lot about the information that appears in the 'headers' of emails--but i have asked someone that does, to help me--i am thinking (not accusing by any means) that someone on one of these lists may have the virus on their computer--i am including the headers of two of the last 3 snow white emails that have passed thru my deleted box--if i have understood what my friend has told me--here are the possibilities of where snow white is coming from (if there is anyone on the list who does understand this stuff and wants to add their opinions or advice--feel free..........
In this example; the originating computer is "oemcomputer" (as set in the Network control panel (Yours is "oemuser"))
They dialed into a modem port called "102-127.sdial.gen.pacificcoast.net" and their SMTP mail server's real name is
You do not have to be in their address book, only listed as a recipient of a message on their computer!
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here is the info on the other one...
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Someone recommended downloading AVG - it is free, takes about 20 mins to
download, not long to install and not long to test for viruses and 'heal'
them. Others have had good luck with this one.
Thanks for this, Lark, it's great.
(Still a Cape Bretoner, even though far away).
Lark & Victor wrote:
> A DIFFERENT BREED
> ³Who Can Explain A Cape Bretoner?²
> Written by Eleanor Huntington for the Cape Breton Post April 28, 1973
> The image of Cape Bretoners as a peculiar lot is one that we, ourselves,
> either consciously or unconsciously seek to preserve.
> Some of us are motivated by pride.... a conviction that we are better
> than the great majority who were denied the privilege of being born and
> brought up on our special Island.
> Sometimes, though, we look at each other critically.... but dare anyone
> from outside to do it.... and say ³Well, that¹s the way Cape Bretoners are.
> Who can explain a Cape Bretoner?²
> You don¹t explain them. You get used to them. And you can¹t lick them,
> so you join them.
> I¹ve been one all my life, but I can¹t describe a typical one for you.
> Typical Cape Bretoners are something of a myth, like average children.
> But I can tell you a typical story. A new arrival at the Pearly Gates
> became curious about a group of people who seemed to be getting the brush
> off. When he reached the wicket he asked St. Peter why others were being
> allowed to pass in ahead of them. The saint answered, ³Oh they¹re all from
> Cape Breton. What¹s the sense in admitting them? They¹re no sooner inside
> that they want to go back home!²
> All too many have gone away not because they wanted to but because they
> couldn¹t afford to stay. And many would move back tomorrow if they could
> make a living here.
> And did you know that our ³Mother Island² has a large family of foster
> children who ³rise up and call her blessed².
> We¹re loyal Canadians, but first of all we¹re Maritimers. We¹re proud of
> being Nova Scotians, but are very careful to preserve the separate identity
> of Cape Breton Islanders. Don¹t try to tell us that Cape Breton ceased to be
> an island when the Canso Causeway replaced the ferryboat. Water still flows
> between us and the mainland.
> Cape Breton is not just one island. There¹s Boulardarie set in our own
> beautiful Mediterranean sea that we call the Bras d¹Or Lake. There¹s Ile
> Madame, our scenic Acadian Island, with its satellites, Janvrin¹s Island,
> Petit de Grat and others.
> I¹ll not try to list all our coastal islands. Among them are Scatarie,
> Cheticamp, Port Hood, Flint, Guyon, St. Paul¹s. But I do want to mention the
> two rocky islands of Hertford and Ciboux just outside the Atlantic entrance
> to Big Bras d¹Or. In early summer they are the nesting grounds for many
> kinds of sea birds, including the adorable little puffins with their chubby
> black and white bodies and big orange beaks. A stylized MacPuffin, with his
> Cape Breton Tartan tam and crumach¹, is the emblem of our tourist
> I don¹t suppose Marjorie Picktall ever saw our fair islands, perhaps
> never even heard of them, but in her Island Songs, the words, ³When I¹m old
> and weary I¹ll wake my heart to love them, for the blue ways of the islands
> are wound about my soul² express true Cape Breton sentiment.
> Every year we have our thousands and thousands of visitors who explore
> and admire Fortress Louisbourg, the Cabot Trail, our museums, Gaelic College
> and other attractions.
> But we sometimes feel a bond of empathy with the county fold of Galway
> Bay, because of insensitive strangers who despise us just for being what we
> We resent the invaders with cameras and tape recorders who ignore all of
> our superb attractions and select the most decrepit building they can find
> to photograph and continue their interviews to angry strikers on picket
> lines or dissatisfied pensioners, then rush off with their proof that they
> have discovered Cape Breton
> What you discover here depends mainly upon what you¹re looking for.
> If you want to turn the calendar back a couple of centuries and savor the
> atmosphere of Ile Royale, you¹ll visit the Le Chateau de St. Louis at
> Fortress Louisbourg.
> If to you Cape Breton means the tang of the sea, the fragrances of
> hayfields and woodland, homemade bread and homespun hospitality, salt
> herring and blue potatoes, ceilidhs, Gaelic songs, old time fiddlers and
> pipers, and square dances, you may not be able to find them all without
> help, but they¹re still around.
> Whether you come as stranger or to renew old acquaintances, to see
> where significant events in Canadian history took place, or just to walk
> where your ancestors walked, you¹re sure to find a warm welcome.
> Let¹s be Scotch and make that a hundred thousand welcomes.... ³ Cued
> Mile Failte² and for good measure and Acadian ³Bienvenu!²
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Sad but true that anyone use email should have a virus protection software.
Purchasing McAfee, or Norton Anti-virus and updating it weekly online takes
care of most of the problems.
I wish these virus creators would spend the same amount of time doing
something helpful that they do creating something destructive. Maybe they'd
like to transcribe some Cape Breton censuses if they've got time on their