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Isaac Daures (1816 - 1877)

Isaac Daures aka Dares, Dorey
Born in Northwest, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 61 in Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, Canadamap [uncertain]
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Isaac was born 31 January 1816 in Northwest, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. [1][2]

The 1871 Census of Canada shows Isaac living in La Have Island, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia[3]. It indicates that he was a Baptist and of French origins. [3]. At that time, others in the household included his wife Catherine, their daughter Lucretia with her children Isaac and Sophia, and their younger children, Mary, Abigail and Bennett. [3]

He died 20 Mar 1877 and is buried in Northwest, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada. [4]

Research Notes

Daurès is a French name. Perhaps he was of French descent?

Isaac's tombstone spells the last name as Dares. [5] He's buried at the Northwest Baptist Community Cemetery in Northwest Lunenburg County.Nova Scotia. [5]His headstone reads "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord."[5]


  1. Source: #S1502402655
  2. Source: #S-1042436232 Year: 1871; Census Place: La Have Island, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Roll: C-10549; Page: 5; Family No: 20
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1871 Census of Canada
  4. Source: #S1502402655
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Find A Grave memorial #138740894
  • Source: S-1042436232 Repository: #R-2145851295 1871 Census of Canada and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Operations Inc
  • Repository: R-2145851295 Note:
  • Source: S-2126514581 Repository: #R-2145851295 Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Ancestry Family Tree
  • Source: S1502402655 Repository: #R-2145851295 Canada, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Publication: Operations, Inc.

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