Ancestors and Siblings of Verdena Myles

The Myles Family

MILES, James
      Spouse: Mary Pardy
      Father: William Pardy from England
      Mother: Elizabeth Harvey
      Children:
           [1] Samuel Miles
           [2] Thomas Miles
           [3] James Miles
           [4] Ann Miles
           [5] Robert Miles; born circa 1813
           [6] Maria Miles; born circa 1818
           [7] Catherine Miles; 1804-circa 1879 (headstone at Terrenceville)
           [8] John Miles
           [9] William Miles

MILES, Robert
      Born: circa 1813
      Father: James Miles
      Mother:Mary Pardy
      Spouse: Elizabeth ?
      Children:
           [1] William Miles; born circa 1844; married Phoebe Thornhill
           [2] Sarah Miles; born 1851; married in 1870 John Saunders, 26 (of Richard and Hannah, English Harbour)
           [3] Susan Miles; born 1853; married Thomas Kearley in 1873
           [4] Mary Miles; born 1854; married Henry Lavey in 1876 (witnessed by Esther, John and James Miles)
           [5] Joseph Miles; baptized 1858
           [6] Esther Miles; baptized 1861
           [7] Caroline Miles; baptized October 22, 1863

MILES, William
      Born: circa 1844
      Father: Robert Miles
      Mother: Elizabeth ?
      Married: 27 September 1872
      Spouse: Phoebe Thornhill of Brunette
      Born: circa 1850 (22 when married)
      Died: 1906 (Headstone )
      Father: William Thornhill
      Mother: Hannah Hepditch
      Children:
           [1] Mary Hannah Miles; born 1876; died 1949; married George Thomas Thornhill of Little Bay East (born 1874, died 1957)
           [2] Joseph John Robert Miles; born about 1877; died 1935; married Elizabeth Green
           [3] William Albert Miles; circa 1878; married Hannah Jane Green
           [4] Elizabeth Miles; born 1885; probably died early

MILES, William Albert
      Born: circa 1878
      Father: William Miles
      Mother: Phoebe Thornhill
      Spouse: Hannah Jane Green
      Born: circa 1882
      Children:
           [1] Leo Myles; born 20 October 1901; died 1960; married Lillian Rose; Children: Shelia Maude, born 1933; Janie, born 1939. Leo also had daughter Olive, born out of wedlock, raised by Robert and Jessie Myles.
           [2] Edwin Myles; baptized 22 August 1903; died of fever
           [3] Florence Myles; baptized 01 September 1907; died November 1945
           [4] Thomas Ambrose Myles; born 1908; died 1944; married Veronica Banfield; children: Myra, about 1935; Maude, 1939 (raised by Conrad and Beatrice Harris, Jacques Fontaine)
           [5] James Myles; born September 1910; died 17 January 1975; married Sylvia Hatch (born 14 January 1920, died 17 November 1999 at Burin Hospital)
           [6] Elizabeth Myles; born 05 November 1912; died 14 May 2007 at Fortune; married Merrill Perham (born 27 September 1917 at Pool’s Cove, died March 2008 at Fortune, son of James and Bertha); children: Norman, Florence (married Frank Hillier), Bertha, Shelia (married Jordan Forsey); Verdena
           [7] Verdina Myles; born 06 July 1917
           [8] Jessie Maude Myles; 30 July 1918; died of fever

Note: Edwin and Jessie Maude died of fever. William Albert ‘Uncle Bill’ Myles drowned on way from Pool's Cove to Little Bay with minister, knocked overboard with sail. Thomas lost his leg when it was torn off on a fishing vessel. He was left on the deck of the boat and lost so much blood that he died during surgery at Burgeo. Leo died in the clinic while waiting to see the visiting Nurse; James lost one arm when it got caught in the winch of the deck engine on a banking schooner; and Verdena was a sea captain. Florence was four months pregnant when she died of a stroke at the age of 38.

MILES, Verdina
      Born: 06 July 1917
      Father: William Albert Miles
      Mother: Hannah Jane Green
      Spouse: Elsie Herridge
      Born: 10 August 1921, Grand John
      Died: 21 Apr 2006, at Nursing Home in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland
      Father: Arthur Herridge
      Mother: Lucy Matthews
      Children:
           [1] Thomas Miles; born 17 September 1945, Little Bay East; died 24 September 2006, Nelson, B.C. (married Rena)
           [2] Arthur Miles; born October 1948, Little Bay East; died 08 January 2010, Grand Falls-Windsor; married Joyce Hynes; children: Heather, Penny)
           [3] Frank Miles; born 13 September 1955, Grand Bank; married Jennifer Hynes [sister of Joyce, above], daughter: Beverly)

The Green Family

GREEN, William
      Children:
           [1] James Green, born circa 1844; died at 80
           [2] Thomas Green, born 1852 (of William), married in 1882 Emily Vater, born 1861 (daughter of George Vater, Baine Hr.). They had a daughter Angela.
           [3] Ann Green, born circa 1854; married in 1874 at the School House in Stone’s Cove, Samuel Clarke, 27, of John and Elizabeth Clarke of Blandford, Dorset [witnesses William Pope, Elizabeth Pope and Thomas Green]. Children: John (married Emily Myles); Charles; Mary (married Thomas Williams from Pool’s Cove); and George. John Clarke and his son Elias were both drowned.

      Married [2]: in 1857 at Belleoram [listed as widower]
      Spouse: Elizabeth Osmond [widow]
           [1] Edward Green, born circa 1858, at 21, married Susanna Vater, 22, of George, Baine Harbour, on October 31, 1879. Edward (“Ned”) drowned. “Ned” and Susanna had a daughter Elizabeth who married Joseph Myles and lived at Fortune. They were the parents of Gertrude Myles (Mrs. Stan Buffett) and Helen Myles (Mrs. Chiasson of New York). “Ned” and Susanna also had a daughter Jane who married Isaac Kenway of Flat Islands.

GREEN, James
      Born: circa 1844
      Died: at age 80 [probably around 1924]
      Father: William Green
      Married: 10 October 1874
      Spouse: Bethana [Perthana] Pope of Stone’s Cove
      Born: August 1856
      Father: William Pope
      Mother: Mary Ann Keeping [or Buffett]
      Children:
           [1] Mary Ann Green, 10 August 1875; married William Thornhill, born circa 1866, listed as farmer; Mary Ann died before 1935 for William was then a widower; son Thomas William, circa 1912
           [2] Thomas Ambrose Green, 24 September 1884; died young
           [3] Hannah Jane Green, 16 July 1882 [married William Albert Myles, Little Bay East]
           [4] William Edward Green, 04 August 1877; died 1949; fisherman; married Sarah, born 1879, died 1953 (she was a midwife); children: Wilson Harvey, 1909; Amelia “Millie”, 1911 (had Gertrude 21 August 1930); Sidney, 1916; Blanche, 1900, married Leslie Scott (born 1900, Little Bay East); Pearl, 1904 (had Garfield, whose father was Garfield Osbourne, who drowned while in the Navy in WWII), married Benjamin Strowbridge (born 1895, Red Cove)
           [5] Igol Green, 17 January 1886; married Lucretia (died 1960 at Grand Bank); children: Wilfred; Waterfield; Lydia; Ambrose
           [6] Wilson Harvey Green, circa 1890; fisherman; married [1] Jessie Dodge (born about 1893, Femme); children: Stanley Bond, 1915, died at 6 months; Laura Bethora, 20 September 1916, died 05 August 1925; Ivy May, 1919-1937; Sarah, 1923, married Edward Thornhill of Little Bay East; George, 24 October 1925, died young; Frank, 1926, married Carrie Goode; Wilson next married [2] Blanche Rose, widow, born circa 1907; children: Earl Rose, 1930 (Blanche’s son from her first marriage); Roy, 1931; Jessie, 1935; Florence, 1937; Eric, 1944; Lloyd, 1953
           [7] Ida Green, circa 1894; married Byron Barnes, Harbour Mille, born circa 1890; children: Onslow, circa 1914; Hazel, circa 1927; Otto, circa 1930
           [8] Agnes Green, circa 1890; married William Fudge, born circa 1886, fisherman from Trammer but lived at Little Bay East]. Agnes is buried in St. Anne’s Cemetery, English Harbour East, birth date listed as 23 November 1882, death date listed as 18 March 1871; headstone erected by Frances and Leo Hackett – presumably Frances was a daughter.
           [9] Elsie Green, born circa 1896; married Emmanuel Pittman, fisherman, born circa 1886, and lived at Little Bay East; children: Blanche, circa 1919; Manuel, circa 1925; Vera, circa 1927

GREEN, Hannah Jane
      Born: 16 July 1882
      Father: James Green
      Mother: Bethana Pope
      Spouse: William Albert Myles
      Born: circa 1878
      Father: William Miles
      Mother: Phoebe Thornhill
      Children:
           [1] Leo Myles; born 20 October 1901; died 1960; married Lillian Rose; Children: Shelia Maude, born 1933; Janie, born 1939. Leo also had daughter Olive, born out of wedlock, raised by Robert and Jessie Myles.
           [2] Edwin Myles; baptized 22 August 1903; died of fever
           [3] Florence Myles; baptized 01 September 1907; died November 1945
           [4] Thomas Ambrose Myles; born 1908; died 1944; married Veronica; children: Myra, about 1935; Maude, 1939 (raised by Conrad and Beatrice Harris, Jacques Fontaine)
           [5] James Myles; born September 1910; died 17 January 1975; married Sylvia Hatch (born 14 January 1920, died 17 November 1999 at Burin Hospital)
           [6] Elizabeth Myles; born 05 November 1912; died 14 May 2007 at Fortune; married Merrill Perham (born 27 September 1917 at Pool’s Cove, died March 2008 at Fortune, son of James and Bertha); children: Norman, Florence (married Frank Hillier), Bertha, Shelia (married Jordan Forsey); Verdena
           [7] Verdina Myles; born 06 July 1917
           [8] Jessie Maude Myles; 30 July 1918; died of fever

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