Laurence Laffin

Male - 1857


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  • Name Laurence Laffin 
    Born Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer (acc. to 1838-41 census) 
    _UID 49A3C60107B5AC4697E7A0E7C4E874DA601D 
    Died Aug 1857  Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aug 1857  St. James, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2481  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 19 May 2010 

    Family Mary Ley,   b. Abt 1778, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Sep 1804  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married by license (license dated Sept 2, 1804)
    Children 
     1. John Laffin,   b. Abt 1810, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1853, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     2. Richard Laffin,   b. Abt 1812, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. Thomas Laffin,   b. Abt 1814, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cape Breton deed bk I p. 29 (FHL Film # 808,750)
      registered 17 March 1834
      dated 27 December 1830
      Mathew Roach of Lingan yeoman, admin. of estate of late Thomas Roach, yeoman to Laurence Laffin of Lingan, farmer (as highest bidder at auction)
      168 acres; Lot 5 in Lingan Harbour, and 130 acres, Lot 6 in Lingan Harbour
      consideration 70 pounds
      signed Matthew Roach, wits Thomas Strang, James Hall (of Lingan)

      Cape Breton deed bk I p. 31 (FHL Film # 808,750)
      registered 17 March 1834
      dated 27 Decmber 1830
      Laurence Laffin of Lingan to Mathew Roach of Lingan, yeoman
      Lots 5 and 6 (see deed bk I p. 29)
      consideration 70 pounds
      signed Laurence Laffin, wits Thomas Strang, James Hall (of Lingan)

      Probate file P-7 1858 Cape Breton County

      His death and burial place are noted in the parish registers for Sacred Heart, Sydney.

      note Supreme Court at Sydney- case Laffin v. Elsworth date May 7, 1909