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Anne-Marie Deryaw (View posts)
Posted: 23 Mar 2000 4:36PM GMT
Hi, I search from time to time for "Deryaw" when I find genealogical sites, and what a surprise to find your site!

I have some background info, My great grandmother, Eliza Jane (1841 - 1888) married Nathaniel Orr ofSimcoe Island (1822-1888) etc. I have the information from Charlie Daryaw (a relative of my late father, Joseph John Sidney Deryaw). I went to a Deryaw/Daryaw reunion in Gananoque several years ago, and a few people were trying to sketch together the family history. The original Daryaws were said to have come from France to the U.S.A. It is said that they came to Canada to avoid going to war, and settled on Larue (now Hill) Island near where the International Bridgeis now. The story is that their land straddled the Canada - U.S. border and it is assumed they are buried there.


It would be good to hear from you ..I could let you know the little info that I have about the Deryaw//Daryaw family history. I come from Bellevile, my dad was born in Gananoque. I now live in Victoria, B.C.

I look forward to a response! Where do you live?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Anne-Marie Deryaw 23 Mar 2000 11:36PM GMT 
Sam Orr 24 Mar 2000 7:20AM GMT 
Anne-Marie Deryaw 23 Mar 2000 11:36PM GMT 
Anne-Marie Deryaw 23 Mar 2000 11:36PM GMT 
Anne-Marie Deryaw 23 Mar 2000 11:38PM GMT 
Sam Orr 24 Mar 2000 12:21AM GMT 
guessmyshoesi... 11 Apr 2012 5:55AM GMT 
Sam_Orr10 12 Apr 2012 9:46PM GMT 
NatashaDeryaw 14 Apr 2013 4:43AM GMT 
Peter H. Orr 29 Mar 2000 5:17AM GMT 
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