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JESTINGS in Annapolis...please help. My surname is extremely RARE!!!

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Re: JESTINGS in Annapolis...please help. My surname is extremely RARE!!!

Posted: 23 Sep 2012 12:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: JESTINGS, JUSTINGS, JESTINS, JUSTINS
Still working on the brick wall I mentioned in 2001 (wow). Joseph Jestings married Anne Phinney in Cornwallis, Kings County, NS in 1806. I visited the church in 2008 but did not see any markers in the cemetery. I can't find their names in any cemeteries in Nova Scotia. Will search Maine more extensively, which is where his eldest son and family are found in the census records in the 1800s. I do know that he was listed under Jospeh "Justings" in the royal militia list of disbanded soldiers in Annapolis and given a land grant in 1821 (Dalhousie land grant). Please contact me at either of these newer email addresses:
apriljb@bellsouth.net
wallace.abc3@yahoo.com
I appreciate any help you could offer in my quest to find Joseph's English origin.
April (Jestings) Wallace
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
apriljbferret 29 Aug 2001 11:33PM GMT 
susanberlin19... 12 Jan 2004 1:33AM GMT 
susanberlin19... 4 Mar 2004 6:58PM GMT 
JESTINGS 23 Sep 2012 6:50PM GMT 
gen_bug 9 Jan 2013 4:25PM GMT 
gen_bug 9 Jan 2013 4:40PM GMT 
gen_bug 9 Jan 2013 4:43PM GMT 
ljenkins59 21 May 2013 12:27AM GMT 
Jared Handspi... 22 May 2013 11:14AM GMT 
JESTINGS 18 Sep 2013 11:59PM GMT 
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