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Dawes of Newfoundland

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Dawe Family

Anthea Dawe (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2000 3:49AM GMT
I have done research on the Dawe family and to my knowledge all the Dawes in Nfld originated in Port de Grave,Nfld. There were 2 main families: the Devon Daw (note spelling!) family which may have come as early as 1595 and the Cornwall family, which came in 1770. Their descendents eventually spread to other settlements along the east coast of Nfld, and there was a branch which went to Nova Scotia in search of employment there. So the Kelligrews and Upper Gullies Dawes probably originated from Port de Grave. Eg. My great grdfather married into the Coates family from Upper Gullies and moved there.
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susan lawrence 23 Mar 2000 8:54AM GMT 
E. Dawes Lees 25 Mar 2000 4:29AM GMT 
E Dawes 25 Mar 2000 11:12AM GMT 
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E Dawes Lees 26 Mar 2000 8:27AM GMT 
Anthea Dawe 28 Mar 2000 10:49AM GMT 
Anthea Dawe 28 Mar 2000 11:09AM GMT 
Susan Lawrence 15 Apr 2000 2:43PM GMT 
Charity Lawrence 15 Apr 2000 3:12PM GMT 
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