Melissa H. Franks Durling/Durland -dau of James Franks & Maria Daniels-need help with a brick wall

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Melissa H Franks [Franks-938] (1848-1878) of Nova Scotia, first wife of James Orman Durling/Durland [Durling-43].

Felinda (b. abt.1824)  is the presumed mother of Mary Frances Daniels [Daniels-708] (JOD's wife #2)  per 1871 Census of Canada. James Daniels (b. abt 1821) is her presumed father. sibilings: Albert b 1848, Emmer b. 1858, Susan A b. 1862

Questions: Who are her grandparents? Was J O Durling's second wife (Mary Frances Daniels) Melissa's cousin?
asked in Genealogy Help by Sue Durling G2G Rookie (200 points)
edited by Sue Durling

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Finally gave up on Family Search and tried google.  This is from 1999, but there's an email address (if it's still good!) for someone who might be able to help:

http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/surnames.franks/38.46.86/mb.ashx

Much thinner in info, but 2006 and with 2 emails to try:

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:3096273&id=I607160870

Good luck!
answered by Fred Remus G2G6 Mach 3 (38.9k points)
Thanks! 2 of the email adresses were old ones of mine, but I am trying #3
Sue

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