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Re: Alexander B FERNALD (inventor) died 1930 in New Jersey
Posted by: Bob Fernald (ID *****8740) Date: September 12, 2011 at 09:00:44
In Reply to: Alexander B FERNALD (inventor) died 1930 in New Jersey by Richard Hardwick of 299

Hi Richard,

I am not sure if he is connected to Renald but if his father was born in Maine, it is still possible.

I did some poking around on familysearch...

https://familysearch.org/

http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

I believe this is him, but I can't track him beyond his probable parents, George and Emily.

Canada Census, 1851 Shediac, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
George Fernald birth: 1823
Emily Fernald birth: 1830
Alexander Fernald birth: 1847
Franklin Fernald birth: 1849
Arnetta Fernald birth: 1851

New Brunswick Census, 1861 Shediac, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada
Amellia Furnall birth: 1830
Alexander Furnall birth: 1848
Franklin Furnall birth: 1850
Amanda Furnall birth: 1852
Andrew Furnall birth: 1854

Alexander Fernald
1870 Boston, MA age 22 carpenter b. Nova Scotia
1870 Rochester, NY age 23 Tow Agent b. Nova Scotia
1900 Randolph, Morris, New Jersey b. Apr 1847 Maine, mechanical engineer, parents born in Newfoundland
1910 Randolph, Morris, New Jersey b. Canada
1920 , Morris, New Jersey b. Canada

Groom's Name: Alexander B. Fernald
Groom's Birth Date: 1847
Groom's Birthplace: Can
Groom's Age: 40
Bride's Name: Sarah E. Dehart
Bride's Birth Date: 1844
Bride's Birthplace: Us
Bride's Age: 43
Marriage Date: 04 Jul 1887
Marriage Place: Mt Freedom, Morris, New Jersey
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02515-3
System Origin: New Jersey-EASy
Source Film Number: 495706
Reference Number: P178 L42

Name: Amanda Brown
Event: Death
Event Date: 03 Jul 1907
Event Place: Boston,,Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birthplace: Shediac, N B
Father: George N Fernald
Mother: Emily Brown
Spouse: William R Brown
Volume/Page/Certificate Number: 373
Film Number: 2258903
Digital Folder Number: 4283026
Image Number: 00452

Amanda Brown in 1900 Massachusetts b. Aug 1850 lists Maine for fathers birthplace m. 24 yrs 2ch

GEORGE W. FERNALD
Spouse: EMILY M. BROWN Marriage: 05 JUN 1846 Portland, , Saint John, New Brunswick

It looks like brother Frank also moved to Massachusetts. Andrew appears to have stayed in Canada.

Bob


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