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24. Jan 2006 at 01:49
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I am looking for information on Samuel and Jessie Reids family. They had 8 children according to the 1901 and the 1911 canadian census. I know their names and I am curious to know if any of this family still lives in Springhill.

Malcolm 1885

Agness 1886

William 1888

Anna    1890

Rachel  1892

Effie   1895

Charles 1897

Marion 1905


Malcolm is my grandfather and I don't know anything about him. So I am hoping some great grandchildren of Samuel and Jessie could fill in some missing links.
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Reply #1 - 25. Jan 2006 at 16:44
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I am going to be dropping in almost everyday. There must be a Reid in Springhill who reads this board. Smiley
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Reply #2 - 27. Jan 2006 at 14:25
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Charles Story married Rachel Reid Aug.24 1910.

She was 18 he was 28 years old. Does any of this family still reside in Springhill?

Any information will be greatly appreciated Smiley
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Reply #3 - 31. Jan 2006 at 18:35
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Samuel Reid m/Jessie Campbell;1,Malcolm03 Jan 1884-29 Apr.1946 m/_____;had 3 daus.& 2 sons;all of Halifax.3.William H."Fat"d/13 Apr.1963 of Springhill;5,Rachel Catherine 06 Apr.1894-27 Apr.1924,m/24 Aug.1910.Charles William Storey 09 Aug.1881-09 Sept.1963.7,Charles W.10 Sept.1898-Mar.1966 in Attleboro,Mass.m/Elsie M.Gifford.9 Samuel of Springhill ,& a half brother to Malcolm ;John J.Reid of Mansfield.Mass
Two of Malcolm's sisters I don't know which ones.but one was married to William Bryan,& the other one to William Boutlier,I didn't find anything on them in any records I have so they could of moved away.Catherine
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Reply #4 - 31. Jan 2006 at 18:52
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Charles William Storey.09 Aug.1881-09 Sept.1963.m/24 Aug.1910 Rachel Catherine Reid.b/06 Apr.1894-27 Apr.1924.had Gladys Evelyn Storey,1912-1992.m/William Spence & had 1.Shirley Spence b/10 Feb.1932m/Emmerson Maddison;2,Joan died young.;3.Marilyn Spence b/06 Feb1942.m/Ronald Thompson ;4,Heather Paulette Spence b/19 Feb.1946-,m/1st/Mr White ,m/2nd/Steven Ross.
Charles m/2nd/Guruda McCormick 1906-1988 & had Gervin Harold 1926-m/Betty Spence & had David Gervin m/Sherry Lynn Hilts,& had William David 19 Apr 1975 & Charles m/Susan Jorgenson & Jeffery Storey.
Charles & Guruda also had Gloria Elizabeth in 1927-,m/1st/Orland Moore ,div./m2nd/John Campbell of Lower Sackville.
Malcolm was born in Stellerton.& is supposed to be buried in Hillside Cemetery,I would guess that to be Springhill.Catherine
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Reply #5 - 01. Feb 2006 at 12:56
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Catherine thank you so much Smiley

I was wondering if this was Samuels second marriage because of the age difference between him and Jessie. You mentioned Malcolm had a 1/2 brother. I will be fasinated to find out more as my search goes on.

Malcolm and Elizabeth (Grover) put 5 of their 6 children out to foster care and kept baby Margaret and raised her. She lives in New Glasgow and must be well into her 90s. She is a Foren married to Eligia. I sent a letter many years ago and never got a reponse.
I remember my uncle and another brother were going to Maine around 1960 to see their father Malcom but my father wouldn't go.  He had a horrible childhood and I guess he couldn't put it behind him.
I assumed Malcome and Elizabeth had died in Maine.


By the way do you live in Springhill?
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Reply #6 - 01. Feb 2006 at 13:24
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Samuel and Jessies' son Malcolms' family;

Malcolm Reid b.March 1 1885 26 yrs. 1901 census
wife Elizabeth (Grover was her maiden name according to her son Charles obit) b.April 1887 24yrs

children of Malcolm and Elizabeth are;


George...b. Feb 1908 (lived in Ontario) He was married and has children.

Charles Cecil (Cecil)b. Aug. 1904 Stellerton d. Truro NS April 18 2000 wife Edith Withrow d. before 2000 ( had 2 children, Ruth and Larry)

Doris (Jessie ,Jean) Jean 1911 Stellarton d. April 20 1992 in Halifax was married to Clem Slaunwhite (had 6 children, Barry, Donna, John, Lorraine,William and Richard)

Burton Godfrey (Albert or Alfie)b. 1914 Stellerton d.Aug. 14 1975 in Halifax m. Greta Conrod of Chezzetcook ( my parents) (7 children, Frank, Margaret, Victoria, Diane, Kenneth, Anthony and Valerie)

Robert (Bob) b. Stellarton d.August 22 1978 in Halifax m. Muriel Anderson (had 3 daughters, Roberta (called her Jessie), Linda and Patrica)

William (Billy)PEI b. Stellarton d.June 18 1986


Margaret ( husband Eligia Forhan or Foren) still lives in Pictou, Little Harbour New Glasgow
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Reply #7 - 01. Nov 2007 at 21:04
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I am the granddaughter of Rachel Reid and William Storey. I am the youngest daughter, Heather,  and reside in Springhill as does my sister Shirley. My other sister, marilyn, resides in Amherst .
I believe Marilyn is also looking into the Reid family .
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Heather
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Reply #8 - 03. Nov 2007 at 21:56
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Hi Heather, it is a nice surprise to hear from you too.  I have talked to Marilyn and we plan on meeting soon.  Our Reids were a challenge to find to say the least.  Here is a link to our Reid family I have put together so far.  I hope you enjoy reading.  Kind regards cousin "Smiley
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/e/i/Victoria-E-Reid-1/

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