Brick Wall's

Updated July 24, 2009

    This page will is designed to help those searching for Pennfield Parish ancestors, and have run into a brick wall. Take a look and see if you can help break down any of our brick walls. Thank-you !!


BLACK, John - Looking for information on the John Black who applied for a soldier's pension in 1838. He stated that he had served as a private in the 74th Regiment. Pension documents indicate that he died Feb. 3, 1846, and that for some time before that he had been living with his son, John Black of Pennfield. In 1847, John's widow, Jerusha Black, applied for a widow's pension. She stated that she had married John in Campobello in 1793. A later document indicates that she had moved to Lubec, ME, to live with her daughter, Eliza A (Black) Francis.
     Anyone with information on John Black, his wife Jerusha or any additional children they may of had, please contact Deborah (Boyle) Gibson.
GIBSON, Robert H.- According to his Civil War Pension records Robert was born in 1831 in Pennfield, NB. He married Catherine Greenlaw in 1854 and from their union two sons (Edward & William) were born. Robert died July 10, 1886 in Calais, Washington, ME.
     Anyone with information on his parents and/or siblings, please contact John A. Gibson.
HENDERSON, Eliza Ann - Married in Pennfield, NB on Jan 10, 1868 to Edmund Hartley Henderson.
    Anyone with information on her parents and/or siblings, please contact Donna Lee Butler.
SPEAR, John Senr. and his wife Margaret ? - Came over from Carmoney, North Ireland in 1819.
    Anyone with information on their respective parents and/or children, namely Jane, John Junr., Alexander, Thomas Mathew, Eliza Reed, Catherine and William "George", please contact Launa Benchley.
THOMAS, Evan - Looking for information on Evan Thomas, Quaker.
    Evan Thomas was a grantee on the town plot at Beaver Harbour, lot #72, 10 acres. He was also a grantee on the town plot East and North of Beaver Harbour, lot #114, 7 acres.
    Any information on this man and/or descendants, please contact Judy McElderry.
WILSON, William- Looking for information on William Wilson (died 1848) and his wife Jane from Pennfield. Their children include: Evalenas (m. Guy Clinch), Catherine, Carolina and Margaret. Others may be Sarah, Prudence (m. Simon Spinney) and Mary Jane (m. Ebenezer Spinney).
    Anyone with information on this family, please contact Blair Meeting.
WARD family - Looking for info on the Ward family Seelye's Cove/ Pennfield, New Brunswick. Have the 1851 census on the family but haven't been able to find much else. Arthur and Grace Ward, Son Dennis and Margaret Ward and their children. Any help would be appreciated.
    Anyone with information on this family, please contact Carole McDonough

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