I was wondering how to obtain a for a birth certificate for my 2xgg Mary Frances (Treadwell) O'Neil
Wife of (James O'Neil)also known as William Williams seaman of Liverpool Nova Scotia . Children Adelaide Caroline , James Arthur , Ernest , Ellen , Edith, Frances
Mrs. Mary Frances Williams (O'Neil)is the real last name . believed to have been Halifax's oldest woman resident died suddenly at her home 183 Creighton Street yesterday, one week after she saw the 105 th milestone pass in her life . The grand old lady as she was known who saw her husband and brothers march forth with their Southern brethren in the battles of the American Civil War who heard the song of ocean waves beating at the shores of a half dozen different countries of the world passed peacefully away shortly before noon.
Native of Barbados , A Native of Jemmotts Lane Barbados she began a life of travel while still in her teens after becoming the bride of a cook on a trading vessel sailing between the West Indies and European countries . She came to Halifax shortly after husband died as a result of injuries received in the Civil War .
Surviving from a family of 16 children are 2 daughters Mrs. R. Jackson , of Halifax and Mrs. William Roose , Dartmouth and one son Arthur in Montreal. There are also surviving 12 grandchildren , 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren
- Frances Veronica O'Neil Bowen
- Ellen Elizabeth Crankshaw O'Neil Rochford
- James Arthur O'Neill
- Edith Blanche O'Neil Roose
- Adelaide Lucretia Caroline O'Neil Murphy
- Ernest George Duncan O'Neil