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Carl Demings
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"HERITAGE CORNER" now on site.
17. Jan 2006 at 16:17
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HELLO! Folks ...

Welcome to "HERITAGE CORNER" a new feature on the Springhill Heritage Group web site.

Pat Crowe of the Springhill Heritage Group writes a regular column in the Springhill Record called "The Heritage Corner" and the articles are now posted on this site. Future articles will be posted as they become available.

To access please click on "Current Projects" on the main page and follow instructions.

Enjoy the articles. Comments may be added to this topic.

-=Carl Demings=-
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Barbara Buckley
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Reply #1 - 28. Jan 2006 at 19:50
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Thanks very much for advertising The Heritage Corner.  I found a couple of "my own" in the list of postmasters.  Does anyone know whether Mrs. Ada McKenzie who served as postmaster of Springhill Junction from 1928-1940 was married to the Harry A. McKenzie who served from 1908-1928?

Ada McKenzie was my grandmother's first cousin and she was the daughter of Janet Conn and George Watt of Springhill.  

Barbara
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Pat Crowe
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Reply #2 - 31. Jan 2006 at 15:59
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I don't know for sure that Harry MacKenzie & Ada MacKenzie were married to one another but here is what I do have on them.
Henry Alexander "Harry" Mackenzie was b. Mar. 12, 1870 in N.S., d: June 17, 1928, in Springhill at age 58.  He was buried in Sherbrooke, N.S. and he was a Hotel Keeper at Springhill Junction. ( from The Moss Diary).
He was appointed Postmaster on Feb. 16, 1908 and held the post until his death.
Mrs Harry (Ada Blanche Watts) MacKenzie was b. Apr. 10, 1882, in Springhill, N.S., d. Mar. 22, 1970 in Halifax, N.S., buried in Truro, N.S. she was 88 years old.(from the Moss Diary)  She was appointed Postmaster Oct. 19, 1928 and resigned Dec. 13, 1940.
Hope this is of some help.

Pat
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Barbara Buckley
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Reply #3 - 01. Feb 2006 at 13:01
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Thanks Pat for the information from the Moss Diary.  I checked the 1901 census and found 18 y Ada Watt living with her parents and siblings and 32 y Henry A. McKenzie as head of a household that included his mother, sister, nephews and nieces and several boarders.   Their households were close to each other in the same subdistrict,  presumably Springhill Junction.  Henry was a hotel keeper.  Many of the boarders had jobs associated with the railway.  Both Henry's sister Elizabeth McKenzie and Ada Watt had occupations as  postmistress.  Still no proof that Ada and Henry ever married but it seems very likely.  

Barbara
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Carl Demings
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Reply #4 - 08. Feb 2006 at 19:13
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Hello! Barbara .....
[09 Feb 2006 3pm] I just had a telephone call from Judy (Adams) Rolfe of Springhill Junction with whom I had discussed the relationship between Harry A. McKenzie and Ada Watt.
She had spoken to long time resident of Springhill Junction Mr. Storey who confirmed that Harry and Ada were indeed husband and wife.
Still not a primary source but close.
-=Carl Demings=-
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Barbara Buckley
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Reply #5 - 13. Feb 2006 at 19:12
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Carl-  Thanks very much!

Barbara
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