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From: "Allen Temple Beagan" <>
Subject: Re: SOPER, Thomas - DEVON > MONMOUTH
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 20:48:59 -0700
Have I told you before that Jonas Soper was a voter on Sept. 1, 1835 in
Allen Temple Beagan
1 Cross St.
Sandwich, MA USA 02563
"Genealogy Notes" http://members.tripod.com/~Al_Beagan/start.htm
Researching; Beagan, Trainor, Power in PEI
Beagan, Rowsell, Knight, Vincent, Temple and Tilley in NFLD
Beagan, Trainor in Cavan and Monaghan, Ireland
Chevalier, Knight and Temple in Jersey Isle
Knight, Chevalier and Temple in Suffolk, Devon and Dorset, England
----- Original Message -----
From: Shirley Pedder <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 08, 1999 12:38 PM
Subject: SOPER, Thomas - DEVON > MONMOUTH
> I am looking for a Thomas SOPER, that was born in Devon, then I have his
> Indenture Papers on apprenticing in the Parish of St. Woolas, in the
> County of Monmonth,with William Perkins of the same Parish.
> To serve from the 08 day of Feburary, l834 unto the full end and term of
> seven years.
> Then on the next page states: This is to certify the within Thomas
> Soper has served me 6 years, 10 months, and 22 days of his
> apprecticeship. Witnessed T. Pain ? Signed W. Perkins, shipbuilder,
> Dry Sack, Newport, Monmouth. Signed 8th day of Feburary 184l.
> Is Monmouth, near Devon?
> Then Thomas Soper, came to Newfoundland and married a Priscilla
> Spracklin, and I believe lived in Cupids, area for a while. They were
> my gggrandparents.
> I would love to find his parents names, but I have to find him first.
> Maybe someone could tell me or help me as how I might trace him down. I
> am thinking that he might not be on any census as it was from 1834 to
> 184l. I wonder when the census was done in 184l in Monmouth.
> Shirley Pedder on a hot day in Southern Ontario, Canada.