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From: JACK MCKINNON <>
Subject: Re: QUEBEC-RESEARCH-D Digest V05 #541
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 16:21:25 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <200509142052.j8EKqiIO009885@lists8.rootsweb.com>


hi bill:
ihope you have a nice bday and trip. yourtrip writings
are quite interesting. again happy bday. jack

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>
> QUEBEC-RESEARCH-D DigestVolume 05 : Issue 541
>
> Today's Topics:
> #1 Re: [Q-R] Aug 21, Cemeteries : You ["bcomeau"
> <>]
> #2 Re - FAIRBANKS in Cemetery ["D. O'"
> <>]
> #3 HILL-COWSILL ["Malcolm
> Paterson" <]
> #4 Aug 21, Cemeteries ["D. O'"
> <>]
> #5 Aug 21, Cemeteries ["D. O'"
> <>]
> #6 Cemeteries: Aug 26th , A slave bur
> []
> #7 Hi and Happy Birthday [Linda
> Wright <>]
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> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 14:27:19 -0400
> From: "bcomeau" <>
> To:
> Subject: Re: [Q-R] Aug 21, Cemeteries : You find the
> Secret Service in the strangest places
>
> Bill,
> Just read of your ventures through many more
> cemeteries and still laughing. Never knew that
> going through them could be such fun.
> Thanks again for a lot of laughs.
> Betty
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 1:44 PM
> Subject: [Q-R] Aug 21, Cemeteries : You find the
> Secret Service in the
> strangest places
>
> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 18:28:57 +0000
> From: "D. O'" <>
> To:
> Subject: Re - FAIRBANKS in Cemetery
>
> Re: "Be it known that after many years in the air
> Capt. David C. Fairbanks
> D.S.O., D.F.C., and Bars(< if anyone knows what all
> that means, I'd like to
> know) was buried at sea on 9 Sept. 1975 so that he
> could explore the ocean
> depths as was his wish."
>
> BB - You found quite the hero there - see below.
>
> from
>
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/courage/glossaryofterms.html#D
> "Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
> The air equivalent of the Military Cross (MC)."
>
> "Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
> For bravery or as a recognition of good service in
> the field; normally
> awarded to majors (and other service equivalents)
> and above. In especially
> deserving cases it may be awarded to junior officers
> (ie captain and below).
> Equivalent to the DCM and, as an immediate
> decoration, often second only to
> the VC. "
>
> "Bar
> The second, and any further, award of the same
> decoration for gallantry (eg
> DSO and bar, or DSO-, means two DSOs; MM and two
> Bars, or MM-•, means three
> MMs). The 'Bar' itself is of metal and is fastened
> across the ribbon on
> which the decoration hangs. If only the ribbon is
> worn, the Bar is
> indicated by a metal rosette on the ribbon."
>
>
> From Google:
> "FAIRBANKS, F/L David Charles (J9069) -
> Distinguished Flying Cross - No.274
> Squadron - Award effective 23 January 1945 as per
> London Gazette of that
> date and AFRO 471/45 dated 16 March 1945. Trained at
> No.3 ITS, No.21 EFTS,
> and No.9 SFTS. For additional details see H.A.
> Halliday, The Tumbling Sky
> and Summer 1977 issue of Journal of the Canadian
> Aviation Historical
> Society. Medals and logbook displayed in RCAF
> Memorial Museum, Trenton,
> Ontario. Credited with the following victories
> (aircraft serials via Chris
> Shores, Aces High, 2nd edition): 8 June 1944 one
> Bf.109 destroyed plus one
> Bf.109 damaged (No.501 Squadron, Spitfire X4272
> coded SD-J); 29 August 1944,
> one V-1 destroyed (No.274 Squadron Tempest); 17
> December 1944, two Bf.109s
> destroyed and one Bf.109 damaged (No.274 Squadron,
> Tempest EJ762); 4 January
> 1945, one FW.190 destroyed (No.3 Squadron, Tempest
> EJ777); 14 January 1945,
> one Bf.109 destroyed plus one FW.290 destroyed (No.3
> Squadron, Tempest
> EJ690); 23 January 1945, one Ju.52 destroyed (shared
> with another pilot)
> plus one Ju.88 probably destroyed plus one Ju.88
> damaged (No.3 Squadron,
> Tempest EJ695; probably and damaged claims on
> aircraft on airfield); 11
> February 1945, one Me.262 destroyed (No.274
> Squadron, Tempest NV645; victim
> was actually an Ar.234); 14 February 1945, one
> Me.262 damaged (No.274
> Squadron, NV645); 16 February 1945, two Bf.109s
> destroyed (No.274 Squadron,
> NV645); 22 February 1945, two FW.190Ds destroyed
> (No.274 Squadron, Tempest
> EJ648); 24 February 1945, one FW.190 destroyed
> (No.274 Squadron, Tempest
> NV943); 28 February 1945, one FW.190 destroyed
> (No.274 Squadron, NV943; he
> was shot down and taken prisoner in this
> engagement).
>
> Flight Lieutenant Fairbanks has completed a large
> number of sorties and has
> set a fine example of determination and devotion to
> duty throughout. On one
> occasion in November 1944, whilst attacking an enemy
> locomotive, his
> aircraft was badly hit and turned completely over
> while at a low altitude.
> One of the petrol tanks was pierced and a fire
> commenced in one of the
> wings. Displaying admirable coolness and great
> skill, Flight Lieutenant
> Fairbanks succeeded in righting the aircraft and set
> course for home. The
> fire in the wing died down but not before it had
> done much damage.
> Nevertheless, Flight Lieutenant Fairbanks succeeded
> in reaching base. This
> officer has invariably displayed a high degree of
> courage.
>
> FAIRBANKS, F/L David Charles (J9069) - Bar to
> Distinguished Flying Cross -
> No.274 Squadron - Award effective 6 March 1945 as
> per London Gazette of that
> date and AFRO 625/45 dated 13 April 1945.
>
> This officer continues to display a high standard of
> skill and gallantry.
> Within recent weeks he has destroyed five enemy
> aircraft, bringing his
> victories to eight. Flight Lieutenant Fairbanks has
> also effectively
> attacked many enemy targets on the ground. His
> keenness and determination
> have set a high example to all.
>
> FAIRBANKS, S/L David Charles (J9069) - Second Bar to
> Distinguished Flying
> Cross - No.274 Squadron - Award effected 7 July 1945
> as per London Gazette
> dated 20 July 1945 and AFRO 1453/45 dated 14
> September 1945.
>
> Squadron Leader Fairbanks has destroyed fifteen
> enemy aircraft. On two
> separate occasions since his last award he has shot
> down two aircraft in one
> sortie and in less than a fortnight he has destroyed
> six, including a jet
> propelled aircraft. As a flight and then a squadron
> commander he has led
> many daring and highly successful attacks on enemy
> communications,
> principally locomotives and road transport. In
> three weeks seventy-two
> enemy locomotives and vehicles were successfully
> attacked. By the excellent
> example he has set, his initiative and fine
> leadership, this officer has
> inspired the other members of his squadron and all
> pilots with whom he has
> come in contact."
>
>
>
>
>
> Doreen
> I've reached the age where the happy hour is a nap.
>
> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 14:38:05 -0400
> From: "Malcolm Paterson" <>
> To:
> Subject: HILL-COWSILL
>
> Hi Quebec researchers,
>
> I haven't been on this list for a long time. The
> last time I was here there
> was a Cajun lady from New Orleans on the list. Y'all
> still there?
>
> Looking for marriage of William Albert Hill and Emma
> Cowsill about 1925 or
> 26 in the Montreal area (possibly Verdun or Cote St.
> Paul, but not
> necessarily).
>
> Cheers!
> Malcolm
>
> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 18:38:25 +0000
> From: "D. O'" <>
> To:
> Subject: Aug 21, Cemeteries
>
> WELCOME BACK BILL! - You have been missed.
>
> Question: Would you know if those persons whose
> names you have read that
> died in far away places, would their remains have
> been shipped for burial,
> or are they noted on markers by family for
> remembrance?
>
>
>
> Doreen
> I've reached the age where the happy hour is a nap.
>
> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 18:39:03 +0000
> From: "D. O'" <>
> To:
> Subject: Aug 21, Cemeteries
>
> WELCOME BACK BILL! - You have been missed.
>
> Question: Would you know if those persons whose
> names you have read that
> died in far away places, would their remains have
> been shipped for burial,
> or are they noted on markers by family for
> remembrance?
>
>
>
> Doreen
> I've reached the age where the happy hour is a nap.
>
> ______________________________> Date: Wed, 14 Sep
2005 16:18:53 EDT
> From:
> To:
> Subject: Cemeteries: Aug 26th , A slave burial and
> another bone is found.
>
> The weather guy changed his mind and said its now
> going to rain this Sunday.
> But today, the 26th will be dry. Sooooooooooooooo
> 7:25am I entered
> Lafayette, New York, Rural Cemetery. Located on
> Route 11, just a mile south of
> Lafayette.
>
> Hudson Backus died Dec 12, 1839 aged 33 years.
>
> Ezekiel Hoyt 1758-1834 Revolutionary War Vet.
>
> Now, consider this..............
> Considder(< yes with two D's) Jacobs 1700-1800
> (Even 100, not bad)
>
> Persis Baker 2nd wife of Erastus Baker Esq. died Feb
> 18, 1847 aged 55 years.
>
> Quartus(< male or female?) Baker died June 18, 1860
> age 53 years and 9
> months.
>
> Deacon Epenetus Hoyt died Jan 8, 1860 age 67 years
> and 4 months.
>
> Did you know, if you slip on the grass and bang your
> knee right into the
> corner point of a stone, it will probably bleed,
> leave a good mark and ache a
> lot later on, swell and leave black and blue
> colours. Just thought I'd inform
> you of these potential hazards so you wont have to
> go through that same
> discomfort as I just did..........................
> :(
>
> Orrel B. Hoyt died Jan 31, 1871 age 72 years and 10
> months.
>
> Ransom Green Aug 28, 1826 - Aug 16, 1884
>
> iashtia H. Share died May 30, 1882 aged 75 years.
>
> "Our Corn has gone home"(<as it appeared on her
> stone)
> Cornelia Alexander died Aug 1, 1855 age 19 years.
>
> Gen. Isaac Hall, a soldier of the Revolution who
> departed this life Sept
> 224, 1830 aged 66 years.(224 is what was carved on
> the stone, maybe it was a
> leap year...................LOL)
>
> Bansler Kim died Dec 11, 1825 in the 23rd year of
> his life.
>
> Paul King, Bannisters Co. , Dickerson's
> Massachusetts Troops, Revolutionary
> War (no dates)
>
> Paul King Sr., 1st Lt. Whites Co., Massachusetts
> Militia Regt.,
> Revolutionary War.(no dates)
>
> Do you think the two Pauls above had
> Pall-Bearers?????????
>
> Hazen M. French born March 15, 1812 and died Jan 30,
> 1884
>
> Esther R. French died Sept 6, 1834 aged 13 years and
> 10 days.
> "Thou art my patience my God
> Soon as I know thy way
> My heart makes haste to obey
> Thy word and suffer no delay"
>
> Ele Cook born in New Canann, Connecticut March 5,
> 1782
> Moved to Onondaga County 1791 with his parents and
> died Jan 7, 1869.
>
> John Ouinn born Sept 23, 1817 and died Sept 2, 1900.
>
> Jenevereth Rounds died Oct 19, 1888 aged 73 years, 9
> months and 15 days.
> "We loved her yes, no tongue can tell
> How must we loved her, nor how well
> God loved her too, He loved her best
> And so He took her home to rest."
>
> James H. Conine died on board the "Ocean Queen" May
> 8, 1862 on the passage
> from Yorktown to New York, age 22 years. A member of
> Co. i, 12th Regt. N.Y.S.
> Vol. , Civil War Vet.
>
> Tamer(<male or female?) Butler (no dates)
>
> Turpin Green died Dec 29, 1851 age 55 years.
>
> I vacated this "Pine Box Palace" at 8:45am, walked
> 3/10ths of a mile and
> picked up 2 flags. The newer section was in pretty
> nice condition, the older
> section needed a lot of help...........
>
> The next "People Patch" is in the town of Cardiff,
> Route 11A Cardiff
> Cemetery. Cardiff has a bit of notoriety, "The
> Cardiff Giant." I wont go into that
> but I'm sure you can easily find the subject by
> typing that into search.
> You'll get an interesting story....................
>
> Archibald Garfield died July 2, 1844 aged 65 years,
> War of 1812 Vet.
>
> Maj. Jonathan Irish who died Nov 12, 1819 age 56
> years, Revolutionary War
> Vet.
>
> Butt, oooops, I mean........... Fanny Irish died
> April 12, 1818 In her 21st
> year.
>
> Augustinus Shue 1745-1828.
>
> This next one is the slave, and the total of what
> was on the stone, he had
> no last name.
>
> Jack 1800-1880 , 27years a slave in New York State.
>
> Noyes Liddell born Oct 22, 1840 and died Feb 6,
> 1926.
>
> Ovil Ackles born Oct 31, 1827 and died May 7, 1908.
>
> Now this one is odd................. Sharlotte Brown
> died April 18, 1847
> aged 56 years. (Have never seen Charlotte spelled
> that way before)
>
> Mirenda Northway died March 12, 1873 age 79 years.
>
> Jeptha(<male or female?) Northway died April 22,
> 1873 age 78 years.
>
> Barzillai (<female?) Coleman died Sept 9, 1892 age
> 79 years.
>
> Anna Sniffin(< has a German ring to it) died Oct 9,
> 1843 age 67 years.
>
> John Spencer born Aug 30, 1791 in Glamorganshire,
> Walles died May 16, 1861.
>
> Zenas(< male) Northway born Dec 29, 1761 and died
> Dec 29, 1843 A soldier of
> the Revolution.
>
> Joseph Gannett , Penmans Co., Massachusetts Troops,
> Revolutionary War.(no
> dates)
>
> I vacated this "Past People Plantation" at 9:50am,
> walked 4/10ths mile and
> picked up 2 flags.
>
> 10:16am I arrived at Pine Grove Cemetery on Coye
> Road.
>
> Amasa Morse died Feb 19, 1871 age 71 years,
> wife Silence Morse died Jan 11, 1871 age 65 years.
>
> William Rand born Dover, England, Nov 18, 1846 and
> died July 22, 1873 aged
> 26 years.
>
> Newington Whitford died Nov 3, 1860 age 4 years.
>
> Elberteen Wright died May 17, 1869 aged 18 years.
>
> Elkanah Hine died Aug 9, 1857 in the 81st year of
> his age.
>
> Asa Drake died Jan 28, 1849 age 83 years
> Revolutionary war Vet.
>
> Cutler Cooper died Feb 4, 1883.
>
> At 10:48am I vacated this "Obituary Club" and walked
> 4/10ths mile.
>
> Bull Hill Road at Sentinel Heights at 10:51am
> brought me to The Pioneer
> Cemetery. It had a brand new, steel, black, shiny
> fence all the way around it,
> impressive, but the actual cemetery is a un-cared
> for
=== message truncated ===> Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005
16:34:59 -0400
> From: Linda Wright <>
> To:
> Subject: Hi and Happy Birthday
>
> hi Bill
> Hope that you are having a great birthday. Take care
> and many more to come.
> Linda
> Ottawa
>


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