Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Bible of the Lucy and McDermott Families of New Brunswick and Maine - Many Mementos Tucked In


Bible that apparently belonged to Patrick and Eliza (McFarland) Lucy of Hanwell, New Brunswick and then their daughter Annie Stella (Lucy) McDermott, who married John McDermott of Upper Kingsclear, New Brunswick.

Marriages page of the Bible, shown below:

  • Marriage of John McDermott of Upper Kingsclear, New Brunswick, and Annie Stella Lucy, daughter of Patrick Lucy of Hanwell, New Brunswick.  The marriage occurred on January 24, 1894 at St. Ann's church at Kingsclear, New Brunswick
  • Marriage of Thomas Hoey of Bay View, Saint John, New Brunswick, and Ida M. Lucy, daughter of Patrick Lucy, Esq.  The marriage occurred on April 19, 1898 [or possibly April 17, 1898] at St. Dunstan's church at Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  • Patrick Lucy and Miss Eliza McFarland married at St. Dunstan's church at Fredericton, New Brunswick, on November 7, 1863.
Births page, shown below, lists the three children of Patrick and Eliza (McFarland) Lucy of Hanwell, New Brunswick.  Their names are written twice, at top in ink and below in pencil.


Annie Stella Lucy, 7 September 1865
Ida May Lucy, 15 July 1863
John Lucy, 31 October 1861 - John may have had another mother, as he was born before the 1863 marriage of Patrick Lucy and Eliza (McFarland) Lucy - or the person who wrote the information about his parents' marriage got it wrong

The Deaths page, shown below, has 5 obituaries pasted on it.

  • John Lucy, son of Patrick Lucy and Eliza (McFarland) Lucy; died at age nineteen of consumption - a death notice and an obituary  [died October 8, 1890]
  • Thomas Lucy, Sr., age 84; native of Bantry, Ireland, who had settled at Hanwell, New Brunswick 45 years before his death.  His children were Daniel Lucy, twins Patrick Lucy and Thomas Lucy, Jr., and Mary Lucy.  [died September 30, 1882]
  • Thomas Lucy, Jr., age 62; brother of Patrick Lucy; died at Ensenada, Mexico, after a career in the boot and shoe business at Fredericton, New Brunswick; unmarried
  • Miss Mary Lucy, sister of Patrick Lucy, died at Saint John, New Brunswick; age 65

The Miscellaneous and Memoranda page is blank, but many mementos are tucked in the album.  Among them:
  • obituaries
  • clippings announcing marriages and other events
  • letters
  • teaching certificates and other related items
  • 1913 and 1914 lists of boarding houses and proprietors at Fredericton, New Brunswick, for use by Normal School students
  • 1921 Canadian tax return
  • locks of hair
  • calling card
  • dried flowers
Below, the locks of hair tucked in the album:


Surnames mentioned, some of them many times:

AAveryEEisnorLLucyRRatigan
BBurgoyneEvansMMacDonaldRudge
BurnsFFeeneyMcDadeSSeymour
ByrneFontaineMcDermottStraton
CClaytonHHassettMcFarlandSylvester
ColeHoey Hoy HoytMcGirr
CrowleyHollandMullin
DDeWittHunter
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People mentioned - given names within a surname not necessarily in alphabetical order; some people were mentioned multiple times
  • Minnie E. Avery of Lubec, Maine - her obituary clipped from newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Age 85; born at L'Etete, New Brunswick, daughter of Luther and Adeline Green.  Survived by sons Albion Luther Avery of Farmingdale, Maine; and Eugene Blair Avery of Hallowell, Maine.
  • Albion L. and Ethel (McDermott) Avery - letter to them at Hallowell, Maine, from Frederick William Rudge of Woodstock, New Brunswick; tucked in the Bible
  • Mary R. Burgoyne of Newmarket, New Brunswick; her obituary clipped from newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Burgoyne, she died in her eleventh year; interment at Newmarket, New Brunswick.
  • Mrs. Veronica A. Burns - obituary clipped from a newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Age 88; born July 22, 1886 at Saint John, New Brunswick; widow of John Burns; survived by son George G. Burns and daughters Mrs. Veronica Masciadri and Mrs. Anna Masciadri, both of Hallowell, Maine; Mrs. Ellen Riter of Rutland, Vermont; Mrs. Elizabeth Mitton of Hallowell, Maine; and Mrs. Mary Golden of Winthrop, Maine.  
  • Miss Anne Byrne of Harvey Station, New Brunswick - 1973 letter with some rather shocking content, addressed to Ethel (McDermott) Avery at Hallowell, Maine; tucked in the Bible
  • William B. Clayton - his death notice in a clipping of death notices tucked in the Bible.  He died at Marysville, New Brunswick; had been stricken with paralysis at Woodstock, New Brunswick, a few weeks before his death and subsequently lived with his brother Charles at Marysville.
  • Mrs. Cole - her death notice in a clipping of death notices tucked in the Bible.  She died at Bathurst, New Brunswick, at the age of 95 and was the last of the Sutherland family, the early pioneers of the village.
  • Edward F. Crowley of Cork Station, New Brunswick - newspaper obituary tucked in the Bible.  Born at Cork Station, the son of John and Elizabeth (Burke) Crowley.  Operated a general store at Cork and postmaster at Cork Station.  Survived by sons Rev. Edward J. Crowley of Windsor, Ontario; Clarence Crowley of Saint John, New Brunswick; and Clement Crowley of Cork Station; daughters Mrs. Thomas Tatlock of Arthurette, New Brunswick; Mrs. Joseph Connors of Cork Station; Mrs. Harold McDade of McAdam, New Brunswick; Mrs. Dolphus Russell of Fredericton Junction, New Brunswick; brother Neil Crowley of Cork Station, New Brunswick; sisters Mrs. Agnes Donnelly of Lake George; and Mrs. Henry Hogan of Hamilton, Ontario
  • Roger DeWitt of Black's Harbor, New Brunswick, formerly of McAdam, N.B. - honored for saving life of Joseph McDermott at McAdam; newspaper clipping tucked in Bible
  • Arthur Eisnor of McAdam, New Brunswick - newspaper obituary tucked in the Bible.  Son of Uriah and Annabelle Eisnor of Brooklyn, Nova Scotia; had resided at McAdam for more than 50 years.  Survived by his wife Marie (Feeney) Eisnor; two daughters, Mrs. William Mahon (Kathryn), Enfield, Connecticut; and Mrs. Ralph Gibbons (Joan) of Islington, Ontario
  • Mrs. Thomas Evans of McAdam, New Brunswick - newspaper clipping noting that she was first to sign the Timmins, Ontario municipal guest book in the centennial year, as her son Joseph Evans was being sworn in as mayor of Timmins; tucked in the Bible
  • Ellen Ann Feeney - newspaper clipping of her obituary, tucked in the Bible.  She was the wife of J. Edward Feeney of Newmarket, New Brunswick.  She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Essensa; survived by her husband and by four sons and two daughters
  • Paul L. Fontaine of Auburn, Maine - newspaper clipping of his marriage to Pamela Seymour; tucked in the Bible
  • John Hassett of Sanford, Maine - obituary clipped from a newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Born at Stafford Springs, Connecticut, on October 24, 1896, son of George and Mary (Rooney) Hassett.  Survived by daughter Mrs. Sally Towne of Kennebunk.  Interment in the St. Ignatius Cemetery at Sanford, Maine.
  • Thomas Hoey of Bay View, Saint John; his marriage to Ida M. Lucy; written on the Marriages page of the Bible.  Occurred on April 19, 1898 [or April 17] at St. Dunstan's Church at Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • Thomas Hoy of St. Martins, New Brunswick - presumably Thomas Hoey.  Born at Saint John but came to St. Martins at a young age.  Husband of Ida May (Lucy) Hoey; daughters: Mary K. Loey, R.N., of Newark, New Jersey; Annie L. Hoey of Carleton County; Elizabeth Hoey, R.N., of Portland, Maine; sons Fred Hoey and Leo Hoey of St. Martins, New Brunswick. Interment in Catholic cemetery at St. Martins.
  • William A. Holland of Schreiber, Ontario - his obituary clipped from newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Age 55; born at Harvey, New Brunswick
  • Wilfred Holland of Silverwood, New Brunswick - obituary clipped from a newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Killed in a two-car collision on the Trans-Canada Highway.  Survived by wife Myrna; sons Gerald, Patrick, Michael and Harvey; daughters Elva and Irene, all at home.  Born at Harvey Station, son of Gerald and Annie (Burgoyne) Holland.  He was the owner of Wilfred's Auto Body Shop and was a member of St. Dunstan's church.
  • James Holland, attorney at Fredericton, New Brunswick - his letterhead that has a handwritten will on the reverse but with nothing personal filled out; tucked in the Bible
  • Emily Hunter of Farmingdale, Maine - two newspaper obituaries tucked in the Bible.  She was born May 5, 1900 in Stalybridge, England, daughter of Ralph and Charlotte Cottrell.  Survived by husband Matthew Hunter, Sr. of Farmingdale; daughter Mrs. Philip Achorn of Skowhegan, Maine; sons Thomas Hunter of Auburn, Maine; Ralph Hunter of Hallowell, Maine; Rev. David Hunter of South Harpswell, Maine; Matthew Hunter, Jr. of Farmingdale, Maine; sister Mrs. Alvin MacDonald of Massachusetts; brother Urban Cottrell of Lebanon, Maine
  • Annie Stella Lucy of Hanwell; clipping of the notice of her marriage to John McDermott of Upper Kingsclear, New Brunswick, pasted onto the Marriages page of the Bible.  At St. Ann's church, Kingtsclear, New Brunswick.  Also her birth of September 7, 1865 recorded on Births page of the Bible; and various teaching licenses of 1885 and 1889 and 1918 Canada Registration Board certificate, all tucked in the Bible.
  • Ida May Lucy; her marriage to Thomas Hoey of Bay View, Saint John; written on the Marriages page of the Bible.  Occurred on April 19, 1898 [or April 17] at St. Dunstan's Church at Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Her birth of July 15, 1863 recorded on Births page of the Bible.
  • Patrick Lucy of Hanwell, New Brunswick; his marriage to Miss Eliza McFadden at St. Dunstan's Church, Fredericton, New Brunswick, on November 7, 1863; written on the Marriages page of the Bible; 2 obituaries/death notices clipped from newspaper; tucked in Bible.  Died at 74 from liver trouble; had been a farmer, postmaster and Justice of the Peace.  Native of Ireland and twin of Thomas Lucy, Jr.
  • John Lucy; his birth on October 31, 1861, recorded on the Births page in the Bible; also mentioned in two newspaper clippings about his death at age nineteen from consumption
  • Thomas Lucy, Sr., of Hanwell - newspaper clipping of his obituary pasted on the Deaths page in the Bible.  Native of Bantry, Ireland, who had come to Hanwell, New Brunswick, 45 years before; father of Daniel Lucy and twins Patrick Lucy and Thomas Lucy, Jr. Interred at Catholic Cemetery at Hanwell, New Brunswick
  • Thomas Lucy, Jr. of Ensenada, Mexico - newspaper clipping of his obituary pasted on the Deaths page in the Bible.  Died of apoplexy at age 62, unmarried; had been a prominent businessman at Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Twin of Patrick Lucy.
  • Miss Mary Lucy - 2 newspaper clippings of her death at Saint John, New Brunswick, age 65; one pasted on Deaths page; another tucked in the Bible.  Sister of Daniel Lucy and Patrick Lucy.  Interred in the Hermitage cemetery.
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Lucy, then at St. Martins, New Brunswick - obituary clipped from newspaper; tucked in Bible.  Died at age of 86; born at Debec, New Brunswick; interment at St. Martins cemetery.  
  • Daniel Lucy - obituary and death notice clipped from newspaper; tucked in Bible.  Interment in family lot at the Hermitage cemetery.  Brother of twins Patrick Lucy and Thomas Lucy, Jr.
  • Rev. Albert Cornelius MacDonald - newspaper obituary tucked in the Bible.  Died at St. Joseph's Hospital; son of Albert and Catherine (Greaney) MacDonald of Malden, Massachusetts.  Contracted tuberculosis in 1928, which affected him for the rest of his life.
  • Daniel McDade of McAdam, New Brunswick - newspaper obituary tucked in the Bible.  Native of Newmarket, New Brunswick, and son of Daniel and Mary (McDermott) McDade.  Survivors: his wife Margaret Mertha; sons Dr. Fred McDade of Regina; Hugh and Maurice of Malden, Massachusetts; daughter Clara Booner of Verdun.
  • John McDermott of Upper Kingsclear; clipping of the notice of his marriage to Annie Stella Lucy of Hanwell, pasted on the Marriages page of the Bible.  At St. Ann's church, Kingsclear, New Brunswick. 
  • Mrs. John McDermott of New Market, New Brunswick - 1938 clipping of her obituary tucked in the Bible.  She was Annie Stella (Lucy) McDermott, age 73; daughter of Patrick and Eliza (McFarland) Lucy and widow of John McDermott.  Survived by daughters Miss Ethel McDermott, R.N., of Sanford, Maine; and Mrs. A. W. McGirr of Presque Isle, Maine (the former Ida McDermott); sons John McDermott of McAdam, New Brunswick; Joseph McDermott of Minto, New Brunswick; Thomas McDermott of Fredericton, New Brunswick; William McDermott of New Market, New Brunswick
  • Thomas L. McDermott of Fredericton, New Brunswick - obituaries/notices of his death at age 59.  Son of John McDermott and Annie Stella (Lucy) McDermott.  Had been a foreman for the Canadian Pacific Railway.  Survived by wife Mary L. (Allen) McDermott and daughters Mrs. Louise Everett of Dundas, Ontario; and Mrs. Shirley Kirwan of Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Joseph McDermott - card of thanks signed by him thanking people who cared for him during a hospital stay; tucked in the Bible
  • Ethel M. McDermott of Kingsclear, New Brunswick - Certificates of Age and Good Health (required for application to Normal School) and various letters and empty envelopes; tucked in the Bible
  • Ida McDermott - Third Class Temporary Certificate to Teach, dated 1915 and several empty envelopes addressed to her at Newmarket, New Brunswick; tucked in the Bible
  • Miss Eliza McFarland; her marriage to Patrick Lucy at St. Dunstan's Church, Fredericton, New Brunswick, on November 7  1863; written on the Marriages page of the Bible.
  • Alexander McGirr of Nackawic, New Brunswick - 2 obituaries clipped from newspaper and tucked in Bible.  Born at Pokiok Settlement; Widower of Ida (McDermott) McGirr.  Died at age 83; buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery at Newmarket, New Brunswick
  • George Mullin or Mullins - his calling card, tucked in the Bible
  • Thomas William Ratigan - obituary clipped from a newspaper and tucked in the Bible.  Age 84; native of Canterbury, New Brunswick; survived by wife Edna May (Murphy) Ratigan; daughter Mrs John Turbyne of Waterville, Maine; son George L. Ratigan of McAdam, New Brunswick; and sister Mrs. Hazen Glass of McAdam, New Brunswick.  Interred in Rockland Cemetery at McAdam, New Brunswick.
  • Frederick William Rudge of Woodstock, New Brunswick - newspaper clipping notice of his death on January 30, 1974, tucked in the Bible; also, letter from him to Albion L. Avery and wife Ethel (McDermott) Avery at Hallowell, Maine; tucked in the Bible.
  • Pamela S. Seymour of Randolph, Maine - newspaper clipping of her marriage to Paul L. Fontaine; tucked in the Bible
  • Andrew Straton, son of F. A. H. Straton - his death notice in a clipping of death notices tucked in the Bible.  Andrew had been a civil engineer.
  • Joseph Sylvester McDermott of Upper Kingsclear, New Brunswick - his 1921 tax return; tucked in the Bible


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