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Dawes of Cornwall

Posted: 3 Aug 1999 1:37PM GMT
Edited: 24 Jun 2001 9:31PM GMT
I am researching Dawe,Cundy and Sobey in Cornwall any info.
regards Joyce


Brian W. Dawe (View posts)
Posted: 26 Aug 1999 9:24PM GMT
I am from Newfoundland...
Supposedly we were there since 1510
originated in Devon.

Joanna Dawe

Janet Brock (View posts)
Posted: 31 Aug 1999 8:30PM GMT
Looking for info on my g-grandmother, Joanna Dawe m. Ananias Mercer in late 1800's. Her siblings were George, James, Isaac, William, Elizabeth, Sarah, Lavinia and Mary. Joanna's parents were Isaac Dawe and Mary Morgan according to info supplied by my grandmother many years ago. My grandmother came from the Shearstown, Bay Roberts area of Newfoundland. Please post message here or e-mail me at

Joanna Dawe

Brian W. Dawe (View posts)
Posted: 31 Aug 1999 10:14PM GMT
Sorry wrong family...
I know that many dawe's live in Bay Roberts and
are probably decendants of my descendants.
There are also many Mercers in Bay Roberts.

I wish you luck..
My Uncle Wilf Dawe may know... he is 85 but has a good mind
He lives in St. John's Nfld.
If you wish his address email me.

re: Joanna Dawe

Janet Brock (View posts)
Posted: 1 Sep 1999 8:48AM GMT
Thank you for your reply. If you will give me your e-mail address so I can get your Uncle Wilf's address, I would very much appreciate it. Thanks for your help! Janet


Brian Dawe (View posts)
Posted: 1 Sep 1999 10:58PM GMT is my email address...

Cape Breton Dawes

Kenneth G. Dawe (View posts)
Posted: 29 Oct 1999 12:17PM GMT
my family hails from cape breton, nova scotia.
originally we came from bay roberts nfld. seems
we are the catholic branch of the family but
i dont know how many of us are catholic. i do
know that the name is protestant and originally
from england. we were granted two family crest
and supposedly fought with Edward iv during
the war of the roses. i have not research this
side of my family concentrated mostly on my
mothers french side. would love to hear from
anyone who has done research on our name.
thank you.


pat (View posts)
Posted: 15 Nov 1999 4:41PM GMT
i know my greatgrandfather peter dawe and his brother thomas came from that area about 1860-1870 as young adults. i cannot pin down an specific town. peter worked in the mines starting at 7 yrs. when his father was killed. the word bier-alston was mentioned, maybe a mine or town.

Dawe family from Devon

Posted: 29 Dec 1999 9:36PM GMT
Edited: 22 Jun 2001 6:29AM GMT
I am trying to find more info. on my ggrandmother, Elizabeth Dawe, b. 4 April, 1831, in Meavy Parish, Plymouth, Devon, England. She married George Charles and they immigrated to the U.S.A. several years before 1869, when their youngest, my grandfather was born. I have pictures of them, but not much info. re their pedigree or siblings, etc. If you have any info to share I would be interested in exchanging. Thanks! Joyce


Valarie (View posts)
Posted: 3 Jan 2000 6:59AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 Nov 2002 1:01PM GMT
Surnames: Dawe
My ancesters are from Callington Cornwall, England. They were miners and known to go "anywhere in the world to work." My ggrandfather came to the U.S. and eventually setted in Virginia. My gggrandfather was Edwin Dawe b. June 14, 1837. I have information right out of the family bible in Cornwall. Let me know if these are your Dawes.
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