NEWS BITS ON THE KENNEDYS OF HARBOUR MAIN
1867 March 22 Newfoundlander, Died. - At Harbor Main, on Friday the 15th inst., after a long and tedious
illness, Mr. James Kennedy, aged 42 years, a respectable inhabitant of that
1871 December 13 (Marriage) At Harbor main on the 29th ult., by the same, Mr. Patrick CORBET of
Chapels' Cove, to Alice, daughter of the late Stephen KENNEDY of Conception Harbor.
1871 Dec. 20, (Death) Harbour Grace Standard (HGS)
At Harbor Main, on the 6th instant, after a short illness, borne with meek
submission to the Divine will, Margaret, the beloved wife of Mr. John KENNEDY, aged 53 years, leaving a large circle of friends to mourn her
loss. - "R.I.P."
1874 January 6, (Tuesday) Royal Gazette
“DIED. ... At Harbor Main, on Sunday 21st Dec., Bridget, relict of the late
Mr. James Kennedy, aged 45. R.I.P.”
1878 March 9 Harbour Grace Standard (HGS) Married. On Monday 25th ult., at the bride's residence, by the Very Rev.
O'Donnell, Mr. Edward Kennedy, of Harbour Main, to Miss Kate McGee, of Gasters, Salmon Cove.
1888 July 3 Royal Gazette Married. On the 26th ult., at the Roman Catholic Cathedral, by the Rev.
Archdeacon Forristal, Mr. William Kennedy, of this city, to Mis Mary Ann Metcalf, of Topsail.
1889 October 29 Royal Gazette Published by Authority.
His Excellency the Governor, in Council, has been pleased to appoint Wm.
Christian, Esq., J.P., (Old Perlican), to be Returning Officer for the District of Bay-de-Verde; and Edward Kennedy, Esq., (Salmon Cove), to be
Returning Officer for the District of Harbor Main. Secretary's Office, 29th October, 1889.
1910 August 13 Daily News Harbor Main. All the traps are now taken out
of the water, and the voyage is
practically nil. Hook and liners and trawl fishermen are doing well. Nicholas Murray, son of ex-magistrate Murray, is spending his
vacation with his parents at the old home in this town. "Nick", as he is familiarly called, is doing well in the land of the Stars and stripes,
having through his own energy pushed to the position of Assistant Supt. Of the John Handcock Insurance Co. , of Boston, Mass.
....The schooner Sea Nymph, Capt. Bennett, arrived to-day, coal laden to Mr. P. Kennedy
1910 September 29, (Thursday) Daily News
All the Hr. Main Labrador fishing fleet have now arrived, except one
schooner to Kennedy at Avondale, and P. Ezekiel's and Hickey's to Hr. Main proper. The catch for the fleet is the worst for 40 years, and the crews
are now seeking work on the Bonavista Branch railway.
1915 August 20 Daily News The funeral of the little girl Kennedy of Hr. Main, who was killed during Tuesday's thunder storm took place at that settlement yesterday and was largely attended. Rev. Fr. Sheehan, P.P., Avondale, conducted the funeral services.
1927 November 17 Evening Telegram Published by Authority.
His Excellency the Governor-in-Council has been pleased to appoint ...
M.P. Dwyer, Messrs. C.J. Furey, Patrick Kennedy, of John, James P. Kennedy, and Thomas Furey, to be the Roman Catholic Board of Education for the
District of Harbour Main; Rev. S.J. Kavanagh, Messrs. George Kennedy, Patrick O'Brien, Walter Walsh, and Robert Doyle, to be the Roman Catholic
Board of Education for the District of Avondale.
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