Yearly Archives: 2011

2011-2012 Kwəcikətən tan Eləkiman Pemi-kisohsewihtit Wəlastəkok

2011-2012 Maliseet Moon Calendar The Native Studies Program has just released their third Maliseet Moon Calendar!  Featuring images of Native artefacts and excerpt of Maliseet stories, this year, the theme is main villages and campsites. Copies of the Maliseet Moon Calendar can be purchased at the Fredericton Region Museum for $10.  The proceeds from [...]

By |2011-12-21T09:35:12-04:00December 21st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Last of its Kind Research

Got a call from Rachel yesterday …. … she is researching about people or things or places in the Maritimes that are "Last of its Kind". Would anyone know of anyone or anything that are the 'last of its kind.’  This could be related to industry, agriculture, fishing, pioneer lifestyle, education etc. And although there [...]

By |2011-12-14T16:42:27-04:00December 14th, 2011|Research Questions|0 Comments

York Sunbury Historical Society Announces 2011 Martha J. Harvey Award Recipients

Fredericton, NB— December 2, 2011:  The York Sunbury Historical Society (YSHS) announces the recipients of the 2011 Martha J. Harvey Awards of Distinction.  The annual awards honour outstanding contribution to the field of history in central New Brunswick.  Award winners, chosen from nominations from YSHS members, will be recognized at the Society Christmas [...]

By |2011-12-02T15:01:42-04:00December 2nd, 2011|Events & Activities|0 Comments

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 29

Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) - Page 29 This is the last page in Jennie Pike's Date Diary A BIG thank you to Kristel who has volunteered to help me with the Pike diary transcriptions!!! Cousin Annie Dennison Bell is here from (Sept-39) Wash. first visit in 37 yrs. Mrs. Minnie Tart died [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 28

Partial eclipse of sun. Sun. Apr. 7-40 visible here. Mill was down Fri. May 24 & Sat. 25 holidays On Sat. night June 15-40 Mr. & Mrs. Geo Tapley and Mr. & Mrs. S.J. Hallett celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries June 26-40 Snow flurried in A.M. Jack Gillespie a border at Wilson hotel [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 27

Gerald Allen came back from Montreal Hosp. Mon. Mar. 25-40 Mr. Wm Grieves died Mar. 28-40 Mr. Gio Tapley overseer of Press Room for 50 yrs pensioned Apr. 1940. Help presented him with watch chain & ring. Mr. Thos McDowell overseer weave room 31 yrs pensioned Apr. 1-1940. Help presented him with watch & [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 26

2nd Canadian Contingent landed in England Dec 31-39. Mon. Jan 1st, 1940 New Year's Day, mild with snow flurries. Shut down a section Dec. 30-39 after starting & running 6 wks [sic]. Night work on 80 looms of Lard [sic] finish started on Jan 1 1940 Mr. Crowe came to U.B. Church Marysville [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 25

Percy Mehans' wife died Thur. a.m. Oct. 19-39 Earthquake morning of Oct 19-39 Mrs. Dan Gregory died Oct 25.39. Doris & Wendell married Oct 28-39 - Church wedding Mr. John Long died Mon., Nov 1st, 1939. age 80 yrs [sic]. Mrs. Hazelwood died. Mon. A.M. Nov 6-39. Myron Hazelwood was hit & killed [...]

Transcription of Jennie Pike’s Date Diary (1932-1940) – Page 24

War was declared between Great Britain & Germany. Sunday morning at 6:30 Sept. 3-39. Mrs. John Finnamore died Sat. a.m. Sept 9-39 Canada declared war on Germany Sun. Sept 10-39 Mrs. Lovett, a former resident, died near St. John Sept 18-39, buried here on Thur. the 20-39 Joss & Ernie & children came [...]

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