|About John Young (LeJeune) of Bras'dor,NS
My father John Charles Young was born 1905 in Little Bras d'or,Cape Breton He lived on the Old
Gannon Road in his dads homestead . The name of the road was later changed to Maple View Dr.He
worked in the coal mine on Halfway Road, Sydney Mines. His father was John Robert born 1879 who
married Annie Beatrice Boutilier born 1883. John Robert,s dad was John Henry Young born 1843
who married Mary Benoit born 1845 Note: Mary was the daughter of Elizabeth LeJeune married to
Angus Benoit in Cow Bay ( Port Morion )and his dad :John Young born 1814 was married to Mary
Ann Fortune (Fortin)born 1814 and his father was Francis Lejeune born 1772 married Margaret
Lejeune born 1793 of Bras d'or , Cape Breton.
My mother was : Mary Ann Bridget Hall born 1916 daughter of Paul
Hall and Catherine McAlllister . My mom was born in Curling , NFLD and her parents were married
in St. Georges District, NFLD. Her father's parents were Micheal Hall and Mathilda Schumph.
Mathilda was born in Cheticamp , Cape Breton and moved to Nfld.. I want to start tracing my
roots on my mother's side now . So if you have any information on Catherine McAllister's family
or Paul Hall's family .
Special Thanks to: Andre'Vachon , Lark Blackburn, Janet Fraser, Wayne Young, George Fraser,
Richard Denny, Dorothy Stewart, Jasen Benwah , Eric Burton, Jerry Gerrior, Nancy Swan, Kennedy
King, Tiny and Elmer Capstick, Eric Simms, Linda MacKay, Heather Moretz, Aunt Bernetta Young,
Art Hall, Larry McCarthy ,Frank McAllister Ann Marie Hurley, Heather Singer , Bettena Almon
Felhaber , Thom McCabe and to so many other family members who have sent me information over
the years.....Thank you all! Please report any mistakes you find to me and I will correct them
or if there are any documents of your family that you see on this site and want removed please
let me know and I will remove them.
Kevin Young Sr.