Posted By:Carolyn La Porte
Subject:Re: Blanche Clarke Martin - Early 1900s Newfoundland
Post Date:September 07, 2011 at 16:34:19
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Hi Randall,

Here is a passenger list for them going from NFLD to NS in 1920

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 about Clarke Martin
Name:       Clarke Martin
Gender:       Male
Age:       2
Estimated Birth Year:       abt 1918
Birth Country:       Canada
Date of Arrival:       10 Aug 1920
Vessel:       Kyle
Search Ship Database:       View the 'Kyle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Port of Arrival:       North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Port of Departure:       Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland
Roll:       T-14861


Mrs. J., age 30, born NFLD

Gwendolyn, age 7, bor USA

Dorothy, age 4 born NFLD

Clarke, age 2 born NFLD


Husband must have gone before them ? Gwendolyn shown born USA

This looks like Blanche with husband

Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1956 about Blanche Martin
Name:       Blanche Martin
Arrival Date:       Sep 1912
Port of Arrival:       St Albans, Vermont, United States
Age:       22
Birth Date:       abt 1890
Birth Place:       Newfoundland
Birth Country:       Canada
Gender:       Female
Race/Nationality:       English
Record Type:       Manifests

Francis Gordon, age 25, clergyman

Blanche, age 22

last residence: NFLD
Contact - Springdale, NFLD - father-in-law, Geo. W. Clark
destination - Bowsmont, ND
going to Methodiest Episcopal Church, Bowesmont
Francis Gordon was born London, England
Blanche was born Springdale, NFLD


So at least this gives husband's name - I did not find him coming to NS like the others but he must have at some point.

I'm sorry I could not find anything more on them.

Carolyn L