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Porter Ancestor Seeks Family History

Porter Ancestor Seeks Family History

Michael Duplisea is seeking information about his ancestors from Blackville. He explains below. Hello! I am interested in researching my ancestors who were from Blackville, particularly James Porter, Sr., who arrived there in 1825 and soon married Eleonora Whelan around 1827. They were Anglicans, but I know the Holy Trinity Anglican Church wasn’t founded until…Continue Reading

MacDonald Descendant Seeks Family History

MacDonald Descendant Seeks Family History

Gregory Chase, a descendant of the MacDonald family of Blackville, is seeking information about his ancestors. He explains below. My name is Gregory Chase and I live in Silverton, Oregon, USA. I’m currently asking for some help as I’m looking for some information on my great, great grandfather who came from Blackville, New Brunswick. His…Continue Reading

Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

Brophy Receives NBSRT Honorary Lifetime Award

In late Spring, the New Brunswick Society of Retired Teachers Honorary Lifetime Membership was awarded to Faye Brophy of Blackville. Faye Brophy retired in 1989 after 35 years of teaching. She had obtained both her BA (1967) and B. Ed (1971) from the University of New Brunswick. She taught in Doaktown and Devon before finishing…Continue Reading

In Remembrance of Former Village Councillor Eileen Corney

In Remembrance of Former Village Councillor Eileen Corney

Eileen Olive Corney, formerly of Blackville, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Parkland in the Valley, Quispamsis, at the age of 87. Born in Blackville, she was the daughter of the late Stanford and Catherine (Yeo) Connors. She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Blackville. She was a…Continue Reading

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