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Parents of Perry Sylvester Stokes, NS (wife Elsie May Wadams Wadhams)
Posted by: Tracy Cavanaugh (ID *****2043) Date: April 14, 2008 at 17:25:56
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Any information about Perry Sylvester Stokes would be appreciated.

Who was Perry's father?
Who was Perry's paternal grandparents, aunts/uncles?
Did Perry have 1/2 siblings on his father's side?

What is the ethinity of Perry and his father?

Perry Sylvester Stokes
(b July 15, 1894, d 26 Nov 1957)
Elsie May Wadams
(b Sept 1888 England, d 27 Dec 1940 Saint John, NB).

Perry Stokes was born in Ross Corner, Kings County, NS.
He was a Baptist, Farmer
He later lived in Chipman Crook, Kings County, NS.
He then moved to South Musquash, Saint John, NB.
He served in WWI - 1916 aged 22, 79th Battery was 64th Baltition, Canadian over-seas expeditionary force

Was Perry's mother:
Eunice Amelia Stokes
(b 1868 Kings County, NS, d 9 April 1955 Kings County, NS)
Prudence Adelia (Delia) Stokes
(b 28 June 1876, died ?)

What happened to Prudence after 1911 census?

Eunice & Prudence are sisters.
Parents of Eunice and Prudence were:
Charles Stokes & Sarah Jane Douglas (they had 12 children)

Eunice married Joseph Howard (Misner) Meisner.
They had 13 children.

Prudence had a daughter (Arena Blanche Stokes b July 1902)
and son (Murray Stokes b June 1905) with Jeremiah Foote.

Jeremiah's wife, Ruth, couldn't have any more children.

Prudence worked as a domestic / servant for Jeremiah.
Jeremiah Foote married Nancy Ruth Foote. They had 5 children.

Thank you.

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