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FLYNN, Catherine Nora

Female 1865 - 1960  (95 years)


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  • Name FLYNN, Catherine Nora  [1
    Born 27 Mar 1865  Floss Township, Barrie, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Event Description: Publication: The Sault Star Newspaper, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,Canada - Article written in 1957;Repository: ;Note: St. Joseph IslandHistorical Society, St. Joseph Island, Algoma county, Ontario,Canada;Call Number: ;Media: Newspaper [:CR:]
    Gender Female 
    Census 1901  St. Joseph Township, Algoma county, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    http://www.ogs.on.ca/ogspi/0az/c190b022.htm 
    Reference Number 1814 
    Religion
    • Roman Catholic
    _UID 3D65343316E04CC38C65B68066786AF67356 
    Died 15 Aug 1960  Bruce Mines, Algoma County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Event Description: Author: Andrea Tchida, Esko, Minnesota;Repository: ;Call Number:;Media: Other;Page: Page 1 [:CR:]
    Buried St. Josephs Island, Algoma county, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I1812  Estacaille
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2017 

    Family 1 BRANIFF, Edwin,   b. 4 Jan 1865, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1904  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1898  Neebish Island, Chippewa county, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • Publication: The Sault Star Newspaper, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,Canada - Article written in 1957
    Children 
     1. BRANIFF, Catherine Nora,   b. 9 May 1901, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1968, Bruce Mines, Algoma County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married 1909  [1
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F1174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Nov 1898 - Neebish Island, Chippewa county, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Aug 1960 - Bruce Mines, Algoma County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sault Star Article - Pioneers of Algoma

      Pipe Smoking Mrs. Rousseau marks her 92nd birthday quietly.

      Bruce Mines: Mrs. John Rousseau celebrated her 92nd birthdayWednesday, March 27th at the
      home of her daughter, Mrs. Russell Beilhartz. Mrs. Rousseau was bornCatherine
      Flynn in the township of Floss, near Barrie. Her brother Mike settledon Neebish
      and in 1896 brought his father and mother and family to live with him.They made
      the trip by boat. The following year Catherine married Edwin Braniffand they moved
      to St. Joseph Island, settling on the F & G line on the farm now ownedby Mrs.
      Thomas G. Rousseau. By this marriage, Mrs. Rousseau has threechildren, Alfred,
      Catherine and Ed. Her husband died on 1904, and she returned toNeebish Island
      where she lived until her marriage to John Rousseau in 1909. TheRousseaus
      settled on the farm near Jeffrey's east of Bruce Mines. Mrs. Rousseaurecalls that
      when they came to town, they came either by team and wagon or horseand buggy.
      They made butter and brought it to town to trade and also grew avegetable garden
      and supplied the Nestorville boarding house with fresh vegetables.They sold this
      farm and moved to Alma Heights after the death of her husband in 1914.Her son
      Alfred still lives on the farm at Alm Heights. Eleven years ago Mrs.Rousseau came
      to her daughter's to make her home. Mrs. Rousseau enjoyed all kinds ofneedlework
      and used to spin and card her own wool from which she knit socks andsweaters.
      Quilt making was always her hobby and she made one for hergranddaughter, Mrs.
      Dukes, which contained over 2000 pieces. It was intricately made,beginning at the
      centre and working out in circles. The last quilt she made was donesix years ago.
      Her eyesight is failing now and she has had to give up the fancy work.Mrs.
      Rousseau had her first trip to a hospital when she broke her wrist onChristmas Eve.
      She lives a quiet life and still continues to smoke her pipe daily.One of her
      brothers, James, lives at Rochester, Minn. Her children are all livingand she had
      four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She has 22 nieces andnephews.
      Friends and neighbours who called upon her included Mr. and Mrs. W.M.Rowe and
      Kathleen, Mr. Morley Mills and bay, Mrs Leslie Mills, Mrs. RichardJeffrey, Mrs. Nial
      Gibson, Mrs. Wilfred Beilhartz, Mrs. E.P. Harman and Ed Braniff.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] WorldConnect Rootsweb, N.

    2. [S18] WorldConnect Rootsweb, N., Esther Thompson Title: Pioneers of Algoma (Reliability: 0).
      Publication: The Sault Star Newspaper, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario,Canada - Article written in 1957

    3. [S252] Ontario Genealogy Society, transcribed records from 1901 census Algoma county, Saint JosephTownship, division 2 page 5 film T6457 lds1843539 (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S18] WorldConnect Rootsweb, N., Esther Thompson Title: Descendant Outline -February 14, 2000 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S184] FindAGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=133805508 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S303] Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, Michigan. (Reliability: 3).
      https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Apatrick~%20%2Bsurname%3Abraniff~%20%2Bspouse_givenname%3Aann~%20%2Bspouse_surname%3Atracy~&collection_id=1452395