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Re: Pembroke Tozier & Elizabeth Moore>MAINE
Posted by: Steve Pinkham Date: October 05, 1999 at 10:47:42
In Reply to: Re: Pembroke Tozier & Elizabeth Moore>MAINE by Diane COOSE LITTLEFIELD of 226

Hi, I am a grandson of Carl Tozier, son of Pembroke & Lizzie Moore. Pembroke was son of Charles and Roselinda (Waning) Tozier who lived in Knox, Maine. Charles had a prosperous farm in 1860 in Knox, but disappeared, then shows up dying in a lumbering accident in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, but was buried back in Knox Station. My grandmother said Pembroke and his sisters would never talk about their grandfather at all - it appears he must have gone to Canada to avoid the conscription act (draft) during the Civil War and that left a stigma over the family, so they basically disowned him. I have a photo of him. I have never heard my my grandfather or grandmother mention anything about being part Indian. Steve


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