John Farmer 1812 references

John as magistrate in fisheries duties

Campobello facts –

http://history.earthsci.carleton.ca/harvey/genealogy/greggfamily4.htm

John as acting constable on Campobello

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbcampob/marriges3.htm

John as petitioner for island as separate county

John Campabollo hotel company

Campobello Mill Manufacturing and Ship Building Company

John as Deputy Treasurer on fisheries

http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook_text/Campobello_an_Historical_Sketch_1000786165/31

Commissions paid as collector of customs

Petition to be paid for surveying roads

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/34480/34480-h/34480-h.htm

 

Other interesting links

https://qspace.library.queensu.ca/bitstream/1974/9241/1/campobellohisto00well.pdf

http://www.campobelloislandnb.ca/history

http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/owen_william_fitz_william_8E.html

https://johnwood1946.wordpress.com/2014/01/05/the-founding-of-campobello-island/

http://darwin-online.org.uk/converted/Ancillary/BeagleLibrary/1833_Owen_A817.1.html

 

St Ann’s Anglican Church

Marriage John & Julia

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbcampob/marrige.htm

John Farmer’s tombstone

In loving memory of poor – Gray – son of Julia H and John Farmer – died Mar 3,  1890 – aged 20 years. The Lord my God shall make – my darkness to be light.

Mary dau of John and Julia – Farmer died March 10 1901 – age 27 years.

John Farmer  -died- feb 3 1901 age 88 – One precious to our hearts is gone, the voice we loved is still, the place made vacant in our home, can never more be filled.

Anne – wife of – John Farmer died July 8 1864 age 44 years

I know that my redeemer – liveth and he shall – stand at the latter day – upon the earth.

Also their daughter – Francis Owen – died March 5 1865 aged 20 years. She was a dutiful affectionate – child and her life was – ineproachable.

Early Campobello history

Church Records

Campobello The Outer Island by Alden Nowlan

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There arrived on Campobello in September 1835 the third Principle Proprietary, Admiral William Fitzwilliam Owen, sailor, cartographer and amateur theologian…

This younger Manchester-born son of old Captain Owen was now 61..

In 1872, Captain Robinson-Owen began trying to selll the island … for the following seven years the island was administered by his widow with the assistance of his bailiff, John Farmer, who had come to Campobello with the Admiral as a boy of fifteen.

Dates from Grammy Farmer’s Bible

John Allen Farmer

Jul 17

1888

Ruth Hope Farmer-White

Sep 17

1894

Kathleen Ruth Farmer

Dec 9

1915

Louise Francis Farmer

Oct 8

1917

Donald Spencer Farmer

Sep 10

1920

John Franklin Farmer

Aug 4

1926

George White

Jul 4

1854

Mary White

1857

Henry White

Oct 4

1881

Edward White

Jan 3

1883

Harvey White

Feb 4

1886

Dorothy White

1887

Elizabeth White

Nov 23

1889

Ruth Hope White

Sep 17

1894

Sewell White

1897