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Robert Alexander Parlee

Today I added one headstone photograph to the page of St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS.

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Robert A. Parlee

1947 – 1950

According to his death record, Robert Alexander Parlee was born August 25, 1947 at New Chester, Guysborough County, NS, the son of Ethel Bezanson and William Alexander Parlee. He died on April 9, 1950 at Moser River, Halifax County, NS, at the age of 2 years and 7 months.

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Atkins, Harry Roy: Born: July 29, 1894 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS, the son of Frances Turner Kaiser and James Richard Atkins.

Second World War Veteran William Alexander Parlee

Today I added one headstone photograph to the page of St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS.

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Gunner

R. C. A.

26 JAN 1963

Age 40

According to William Alexander Parlee’s death record, he was born July 27, 1922 at Moser River, Halifax County, NS. His wife, who provided the information for the record did not know his parents’ names. According to his obituary, he was the son of Charles Parlee. There is a Charles H. Parlee (July 4, 1895 – September 17, 1968) buried at Riverside Cemetery, Moser River. His wife’s name was Edith B. (December 3, 1902 – August 18, 1971). This could be William’s parents.

William served overseas with the Canadian Army during the Second World War. After he returned to Canada, he married Minnie Ethel Bezanson. They lived in Moser River where he worked as a farmer and foreman.

William was diagnosed with glioma of the brain in 1960. He spent 23 days in Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax, NS, in January 1963 before he passed away on January 26th. He was only 40 years old.

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Atkins, Cora Alice: Born April 25, 1892 at Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS, the daughter of Margaret Catherine Smith and George W. Atkins.

Eva Isabella Smith and Gilbert Seymour Croft and Sons

Today I added one headstone photograph to St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS.

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Gilbert: 1885 – 1935

Mother

Eva: 1891 – 1985

Sons

Ivan: 1929 – 1929

Orville: 1930 – 1937

Croft

 

According to Eva Isabella Smith’s birth record, she was born August 13, 1891 at Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS. She was the daughter of Sarah McCully Dunn and Walter Wellington Smith. An attached document states her mother’s name as Sarah McCully (? spelling). Her second husband Thomas H. Romkey provided a statement to confirm her birth date. On a document dated May 28, 1958, he wrote, “We were children going to school at the same time and we always knew our ages as compared to one another. Also the same of other of our childhood friends.”

According to Eva and Gilbert Seymour Croft’s marriage record, they wed on March 19, 1913 at Necum Teuch. Eva was 21 years old at the time. Gilbert was 27 years old and working as a labourer. He was born at Gegoggin, Guysborough County, NS, the son of Hannah Jane Mailman and Henry Croft.

Their son, Walter ‘Ivan’ Seymour  Croft, was on May 4, 1929 at Necum Teuch. He became ill with an intracranial abscess and died on September 13, 1929 at Necum Teuch. He was only 4 months, 9 days old.

Their son Master ‘Orville’ Croft was born September 1, 1930 at Necum Teuch. He became ill with Acute Cardites? (difficult to read) accompanied by Rheumatic Fever. He spent 48 days in the Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, NS, before he passed away on July 24, 1937. He was 6 years, 10 months, 24 days old. His older sister, Edith Croft of Necum Teuch, provided the information for his death record.

Gilbert passed away on March 27, 1935 at Necum Teuch from cerebral hemorrhaging accompanied by influenza. He was 50 years, 5 months, 7 days old. His death record stated he was born on October 20, 1885 at Gegoggin, Guysborough County, NS. He had worked as a labourer all his life. His daughter, Edith A. Croft of Nucum Teuch, provided the information for the death record.

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Page 11 of 50: 1868

Ashton, Agnes: Born December 3, 1868 at Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS, the daughter of Martha Elizabeth Smith and Joseph Ashton.

Edith Rosa McDonald and Adam Smith

Today I added one headstone photograph to St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS.

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Edith R.: 1895 – 1966

her husband

Adam: 1892 – 1973

According to their marriage record, Edith Rosa McDonald married Adam Smith on October 13, 1915 at The Rectory, Ecum Secum, Guysborough County, NS.

Edith was born at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS. She was the daughter of Elizabeth and Thomas McDonald. She was 20 years old at the time of marriage.

Adam Smith was born at Necum Teuch and was the son of Ida and Edward Nathan Smith. He was 23 at the time of marriage and working as a fisherman.

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Page 11 of 50: 1865:

Atkins, Mary Sophia: Born July 22, 1868 at Harrigan Cove, Halifax County, NS, the daughter of Elizabeth Shiers and George Atkins.

Duncan Cameron Smith and St. John’s Anglican Church

01-st-johns-anglican-church-necum-teuch-01Today I added a page for St. John’s Anglican Church, Necum Teuch. The church and its cemetery are located at 20 Necum Teuch Loop in Necum Teuch, Halifax County, NS. St. John’s Hall also sits on the property. The church and cemetery are easily seen from the Number 7 Highway.

Necum Teuch is separated from Harrigan Cove by the village of Moser River and the hamlet of Moosehead.

To this cemetery, I added one headstone photograph.

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Duncan Cameron Smith

Son of Adam and Edith

1925 – 2003

 

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Page 4 of 50: 1865

Fredrick Wallace Atkins: Born September 30, 1865 at Noody Quoddy, the son of Elizabeth Shiers and George Atkins.