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Looking for Charles W. Kilpatrick, father and son from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Migrated to Massachusetts about 1890?

Query by charleym

Charles (son) was married to Mattie Hardy. Am finding little success once family traces back to Canada. May likely have been carpenters. I am starting to doubt that the senior Charles Wesley actually came to the United States as I'm not finding a record for him here, so he probably remained in Canada, either by St. John New Brunswick, or Halifax Nova Scotia.

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on 2012-06-12 16:14:48

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by ALV on 2012-06-13 03:09:56

Is this your Charles W. Kilpatrick (the son)?

Name: Charles W Kilpatrick
Titles & Terms:
Event: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 696 Cambridge city Ward 2, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Birth Date: Apr 1866
Birthplace: Canada Eng
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Canada Eng
Mother's Birthplace: Canada Eng
Race or Color (Standardized): White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 10
Estimated Marriage Year: 1890
Mother How Many Children:
Number Living Children:
Immigration Year: 1888
Page: 9
Sheet Letter: A
Family Number: 191
Reference Number: 83
Film Number: 1240656
Digital Folder Number: 004113841
Image Number: 00791
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Charles W Kilpatrick M 34 Canada Eng
Wife Mattie E Kilpatrick F 34 Canada Eng
Daughter Ethel E Kilpatrick F 7 Massachusetts
Daughter Edna L Kilpatrick F 4 Massachusetts
Son Herman E Kilpatrick M 1 Massachusetts
Boarder Howard Tobey M 23 Canada Eng
Mother Mary Kilpatrick F 56 Canada Eng

by ALV on 2012-06-13 03:22:56

Then there is this from US 1910 Census which shows Charles W's (the son) mother Mary's parents were born in Scotland.

Name: Mary Kilpatrick
Birthplace: Canada
Relationship to Head of Household: Mother
Residence: Belmont Precinct 2, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Race : White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Scotland
Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Family Number: 104
Page Number: 5
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF Charles W Kilpatrick M 44y Canada
WIFE Mattie E Kilpatrick F 43y Canada
DAU Ethel Kilpatrick F 17y Massachusetts
SON Herman Kilpatrick M 12y Massachusetts
DAU Edna Kilpatrick F 14y Massachusetts
SON Elmer Kilpatrick M 8y Massachusetts
DAU Bertha Kilpatrick F 6y Massachusetts
SON Edwin F Kilpatrick M 4y Massachusetts
MOTH Mary Kilpatrick F 65y Canada

by charleym on 2012-06-14 13:43:50

ALV,

Thank you! While I had seen this entry before, I missed the reference to Mary's parents coming from Scotland! If I can find a way to dig around Canada, I might be able to locate more.

by ALV on 2012-06-15 04:38:34

If you can get the death certificate for Charles W Sr, you may get the names of his parents.
You could obtain both Charles W Kilpatrick's birth certificate if they were born in Nova Scotia from NovaScotiaGenealogy.com

by charleym on 2012-06-16 16:15:23

ALV

Thanks again!
I'll give that a try.
Chas

by ALV on 2012-06-17 00:58:36

You're welcome.

I'll keep looking but have run out of places to look at the moment.

by charleym on 2012-06-17 23:33:25

ALV,

I appreciate your interest so far. It is a little more difficult working with the Canadian agencies; not that they are unwilling to help, but because much of their information is more regionalized, and not as computerized as in the United States. I think that my next step will be to contact surviving relatives who may know more about the specific origins of our ancestors. I remember a conversation I had with my grandmother about 27 years ago. She had traced the family back to Labrador and Newfoundland in the 1600s. If I can find her documentation, that would make things so much easier!

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