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genealogy-Joseph Young born in Green Island

gloria bailey (View posts)
Posted: 10 Sep 2001 2:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Young
I am looking for any information on Joseph Young born August 13, 1859(maybe 1856). He is my gr gr grand father and he told my grand mother that he was born in Green Island Great Britain but he also said he came here from Canada.He married a Mrs.Mary J(Jeanette)Rook)Kenniston in Phippsburg,Maine USA in1878. She was considerably older than he, she was born in1848, and had been married previously(no known children). They lived at Popham Maine on their farm (land inher from her father(Rook)).He died there Jan. 4,1938. How can I find out his parentage and lineage? Where is "Green Island"? Please help me find him. Thanks .

Re: genealogy-Joseph Young born in Green Island

Kent OGS (View posts)
Posted: 11 Sep 2001 12:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Any reason to suspect a connection with Kent County, Ontario??

Green Island, Great Britain ???

Might that be the Emerald Isle, United Kingdom? (Ireland)

Re: genealogy-Joseph Young born in Green Island

Kent OGS (View posts)
Posted: 11 Sep 2001 12:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Have you obtained a copy of their marriage certificate?
Have you obtained a copy of his obituary (and of his death registration)?
Have you located him in any Census that might give "place of birth"?

These might help confirm his place of birth or, possibly, even of his parentage.

Green Island

Jo-Anne (View posts)
Posted: 12 Sep 2001 1:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
I went to mapquest.com and did a search for Green Island, no province or state given, Mapquest came up with 3 possibilies in North America, they were in NJ, IA and NY. Hope this helps

Re: genealogy-Joseph Young born in Green Island

Marilyn Golleher (View posts)
Posted: 6 Sep 2003 8:35PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 8 Sep 2003 10:16PM GMT
Surnames: Young
When was your Joseph Young born? I have a Joseph Young born @ 1814, whereabouts unknown. His wife was Jane Ware. If this sounds familiar please contact me.

Re: genealogy-Joseph Young born in Green Island

Posted: 27 Jul 2013 12:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Green Island is in Maine, off the Coast of Matinicus Island. JosephGreen and his wife Dorcas Young lived there AND THEY were my 4th GGs
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