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Ezra Churchill (1782 - 1806)

Ezra Churchill
Born in Chebogue, Nova Scotia, British Colonial Americamap
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Husband of — married 1803 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotiamap
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Died at age 24 in Mud Island, Nova Scotia, British Colonial Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2010
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Biography

A Record of The Shipping of Yarmouth Nova Scotia by J. Murray Lawson, page 109; Yarmouth Times 26 Aug 1885; Brown's Genealogy. Ezra was a mate on the Yarmouth brigantine Hibernia. He was lost at sea with his ship in 1806 at Mud Island just off the south east coast of Nova Scotia in mid winter. All hands perished. The ship was a 53 ton brig carrying general cargo from the City of New York. The master was John Valpey. The ship was owned by Samuel Marshall, and John Valprey. Valpey, Captain John: John Valpey master, from New York for Yarmouth with general cargo, was wrecked at Mud Island in midwinter. "All hands perished." (Bates); "1806 "Hibernia" bgtn 53 tons, John Valpey Master, Ezra Churchill Mate, wrecked on Mud Island. Bodies of Churchill and Valper (sic) washed ashore on Seal Island and were buried here, north end." (Hamilton) RYS, p. 109 They are both recorded on The Yarmouth " Lost at Sea" memorial, Water St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Sources

  • The Nova Scotia Historical Quarterly Vol 1, No. 1, March, 1971. p. 51; Hamilton, Winifred B. "Seal Island Memories: Shipwrecks & Anecdotes" Seal Island, 1973 (updated August, 1976) - privately published (3 ring binder); BG p 503 "1806 HIBERNIA, bgtn, 53 tons,
  • Yarmouth Lost At Sea Memorial, Water St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia
  • In The Nova Scotia Churchills by GR Churchill
  • A Record of The Shipping of Yarmouth Nova Scotia by J. Murray Lawson, page 109; Yarmouth Times 26 Aug 1885; Brown's Genealogy.
  • Ezra was a mate on the Yarmouth brigantine Hibernia.
  • A Record of The Shipping of Yarmouth Nova Scotia by J. Murray Lawson, page 109; Yarmouth Times 26 Aug 1885; Brown's Genealogy.
  • Ezra was a mate on the Yarmouth brigantine Hibernia.


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