The Little Peddler

…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.

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Jeremiah Fowler Woodworth and Annie Bathsheba (Cook) Woodworth

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)

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[1] 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