My great-grandfather John Everett Fee (age 9) and his younger brother, William Thomas (age 7), in 1887.
Archive for the ‘Fee’ Category
While I have long looked up individuals in city directories, I have usually just focused on one person in a very specific time period. I’m usually looking for verification of something I already ‘know’. This time I was trying to solve several mysteries related to the Fee branch of my family tree. So I spent [...]
My great-grandfather John Everett Fee cycled centuries in the early part of the 1900s. I can’t imagine cycling 100 miles in one day with today’s technology. This picture was taken in 1913.
John Fee was the eldest son of Thomas Fee and Charlotte Williams. Family records indicate he was born in September 1844 and I have found an index for his baptism in 1845. John (7) was listed in the 1851 census along with his parents Thomas (35) and Charlotte (32) in St. Malachie, QC. In the [...]
This is a bit of an update and extension to my previous brief post on Thomas Fee. He was my great-great-great-grandfather. Family lore says that around age 20 he emigrated to Canada about 1837 from Northern Ireland. He settled in Quebec. He married Charlotte Williams in 1844 in Ormstown, QC. In papers left by my grandmother, [...]
When in Quebec a few years back, we visited Athelstan. My grandmother had been born there and her mother’s family had lived there for years. We found the cemetery where my great-great-grandparents and my great-grandmother were buried. The Presbyterian church is quite striking. The cemetery is in behind it. The cemetery was small but quite [...]
Thomas Fee was my ggg-grandfather. Family lore says that he emigrated to Canada, aged 20, about 1837 from Northern Ireland. He settled in Quebec. He married Charlotte Williams in 1844 and they had eight children. According to family records he died in Dewittville, QC on January 18, 1897. It is family tradition that Thomas ran [...]