Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery
by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca
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POOR LAW UNION IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA
THE OTTAWA April 1844
Folios 31-32. List and description of the persons desirous of emigrating from Stockland.
Paper Number: 6946/B/1845.
Poor Law Union Number 76.
Counties: Devon and Dorset.
Covering dates 1845 May 1
- John Venn and Elizabeth Venn, and their children William Venn, Thomas Venn, James Venn, Mary Venn, Sarah Venn, Ann Venn and Hannah Venn. Family from Stockland, who emigrated to Canada in May 1844. Father, mother and children, marked `safe landed'.
- Also Jane Jeffrey and John Jeffrey, Thomas Jeffrey, Elizabeth Jeffrey and Matilda Jeffrey of Hawkchurch; widowed mother and four children to Quebec, on the Ottawa, April 1844.
Folios 300-304. Letter from the Axminster Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, regarding proposed emigration. He sends papers of the parish meeting held at Stockland regarding funds for the emigration to Canada of John Venn, his wife and family. The parish wish to give £15 from the poor rate, and the family will receive a further £10 from a local charity.
Enclosed is list and description of person desiring to emigrate form: John Venn, 45, Cooper, his wife Elizabeth Venn, 43, and seven children, William Venn,16, Mary Venn,15, Sarah Venn,14, Ann Venn, 12, Harriet Venn, 10, Thomas Venn, 6 and James Venn, 4.
Paper Number: 5034/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset.
Date 19 Apr 1844
Catalogue reference MH 12/2097/177
Olive Tree Genealogy Note The Jeffrey family are found in the 1841 census for Dorset, England on Ancestry.com The father is alive at that time and recorded with his wife Jane and children
The Venn family are found living in Belleville, Hastings Co. Ontario in 1851 in the Ancestry.com census records