…that a 16-year-old peddler, Lion Lundore, was murdered by his older fellow peddler in 1902 in Tenecape, Hants County. His murderer apparently confessed to jealousy as the motive, as the younger man was making more sales. Lion Lundore is buried in the Moose Brook Cemetery. His murderer was hanged in Windsor.
My Nova Scotia Ancestors’ Going Away” Story by Nancy Hursh Bagley, Seattle, Washington, USA My grandparents, Jeremiah Fowler Woodworth (1852-1933) and Annie Bathsheba Cook (1856-1924), were married at Cook’s Brook, Nova Scotia, in 1879. Their first child, William Norman, was born there in 1880. My grandfather is descended from Thomas Woodworth, who was born in … Read more
Elizabeth (Johnston) Copeland (née O’Brien) (1835-1876) Missionary to the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) by Donald L. Forbes Elizabeth O’Brien, born 4 Aug 1835 in Noel, was the daughter of William O’Brien and Margaret Davison. Her eldest sibling, Osmond (1828-1906), went on to found the O’Brien shipping business, which built four brigantines, 11 barques, … Read more
Staying In Touch with the Family Who Went “Up to the States” by Joy Morash This story begins with my great-grandparents Rufus and Bertha (Mosher) Casey who resided in Mosherville, West Hants, NS., circa 1890. The Mosher family was among the Planter settlers coming from New England to Nova Scotia in the 1760s, … Read more