|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1846|
New Brunswick, Canada
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1905|
In the 1900 U.S. Census, ship carpenter Sylvester Greenlaw 54, born April 1846 in Canada, parents born Canada, was living on Washington Street in Calais, Maine, with Wilma, 48, born June 1852 in Maine, parents born Maine; cutter in shoe factory Ray H., 24, born June 1876; salesman Eugene B., 21, born March 1879; Annie M., 18, born July, 1882; Marion, 13, born October 1887; Arthur S., 10, born May, 1890; and Mary L., 3, born September 1897, all born in Maine.
The couple had been married for 24 years, and six of Wilma's seven children were still living.
He had come to the U.S. in 1884
In the 1880 U.S. Census, house carpenter Sylvester Greenlaw, 34, born Canada, parents born Canada, was living in Calais, Maine, with Emma, 27, born Maine, parents born Maine; Harold R., 3; and Eugene, 1, both born in Maine.
Sylvester Greenlaw of St. Andrews, N.B. married Emeline Dow on April 5, 1876 in her father's home in Tremont, Maine. (info from descendant Jim Brown)
In the 1871 Canada Census, ship carpenter George Greenlaw, 60, born N.B., was living in St. Andrews Parish, N.B. with Anna, 46; ship carpenter Sylvester, 25; Wellington, 23; mariner Thomas, 21; Abigail, 7; Hiram, 12; and Harold, 8, all born in N.B.
In the 1861 Canada Census, George Greenlaw, 51, of Indian race, was living in St. Andrews Parish, N.B. with Anna, 36, also Indian; Berthane, 17; Sylvester, 15; Wellington, 13; Thomas, 11; Abigail, 8; George, 5; and Hiram, 2, all of Indian race.
In the 1851 N.B. Census, farmer George Greenlaw, 40, native, was living in St. Andrews Parish with Hannah, 40; Euphemia, 10; Sylvester, 8; Wellington, 6; and Thomas, 4, all native born.
Sylvester was the son of George Greenlaw and Anna Cookson.
Emeline Butler Dow Greenlaw (1853 - 1919)*
Infant Son Greenlaw (1884 - 1884)*
Marion E. Greenlaw Finch (1886 - 1968)*
Created by: SusanE
Record added: Mar 24, 2013
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