Robert Nurse of Richard

NURSE, Robert
      Born: baptized 19 December 1826, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity, by William Bullock
      Father: Richard Nurse
      Mother: Mary Spragg
      Married: 19 February 1848, St. Silas Church, English Harbour, by Bertram Jones; witnesses Martin Miller and Richard Ivany
      Spouse: Susanna Batson
      Born: about 1830
      Died: age 51; buried 20 June 1880, Salmon Cove
      Father: Mark Batson (1806)
      Mother: Susannah Penney (1810)
      Children:
           [1] Margaret Nurse; born English Harbour; baptized 13 August 1848, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity
           [2] Robert Mark Nurse; born 06 August 1860, Salmon Cove; baptized 19 August 1860, Trinity Anglican Parish; died before 1935
           [3] Sarah Nurse; born 23 December 1862, Salmon Cove; baptized 24 May 1863, Trinity; died 24 November 1945, aged 82; buried 26 November 1945, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East

NURSE, Margaret
      Born: English Harbour; baptized 13 August 1848, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity
      Father: Robert Nurse
      Mother: Susanna Batson
      Married: 14 November 1874, at Trinity Anglican Parish
      Spouse: Edward Bailey
      Born: about 1845
      Father: Thomas Bailey
      Mother: Mary Laite
      Children:
           [1] Susannah Jane Bailey; born 04 June 1877, Trinity North Side (Trinity East); christened 07 October 1877, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [2] Sarah Elizabeth Bailey; born 09 November 1878, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 02 February 1879, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [3] Sarah Bailey; born 18 July 1880, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 21 July 1880, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [4] Mark Bailey; born 19 February 1882, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 23 April 1882, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [5] Robert Nurse Bailey; born 18 July 1884, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 18 July 1884, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [6] Thomas Bailey; born 01 August 1886, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 02 August 1886, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish (twin of Ann)
           [7] Ann Bailey; born 01 August 1886, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 02 August 1886, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish (twin of Thomas)
           [8] Robert James Bailey; born September 1888, Trinity East; christened 28 November 1888, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [9] Ethel Emma Bailey; born 16 June 1890, Freshwater (Trinity East); christened 10 August 1890, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish

NURSE, Robert Mark
      Born: 06 August 1860, Salmon Cove; baptized 19 August 1860, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Father: Robert Nurse
      Mother: Susanna Batson
      Married: 27 December 1883, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Spouse: Mary Jane Penny
      Born: 24 January 1864, English Harbour; christened 31 January 1864, Trinity
      Father: James Penny
      Mother: Thirza Bestone
      Children:
           [1] Margaret Nurse; born 20 September 1844, Salmon Cove East (Champney’s East); christened 23 November 1884, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [2] Susanna Nurse; born 12 June 1891, Salmon Cove East (Champney’s East); christened 26 July 1891, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [3] Louis Nurse; born 03 August 1895, Salmon Cove; christened 02 September 1895, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [4] Thirza Nurse; October 1897, Champney’s; christened 12 December 1897, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish

Note: In 1935 and 1945, Mary Jane, Mother, listed as widow, was living with Louis. The 1945 Census lists Louis as a Common Labourer, engaged in Road Maintenance, but he had been a fisherman in 1935. James Penney, born about 1835, and Thirza Bestone, born about 1835, were married on 28 October 1858 at Trinity. Daughter Mary Jane appears to have been their only child.

NURSE, Sarah
      Born: 23 December 1862, Salmon Cove; baptized 24 May 1863, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Died: 24 November 1945, aged 82; burial 26 November 1945, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
      Father: Robert Nurse
      Mother: Susanna Batson
      Married: 24 November 1881, Christ Church, Halfway Hill, Trinity East
      Spouse: William Hillier Long
      Born: 01 June 1852, Salmon Cove; christened 20 June 1852, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Died: 04 July 1936, aged 84; buried 07 July 1936, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
      Father: Joseph Long
      Mother: Judith Hillier
      Children:
           [1] Herman Long; born 24 November 1882, Salmon Cove; christened 28 January 1883, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [2] Francis ‘Frank’ Long; born 22 August 1884, Salmon Cove; christened 24 September 1884, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [3] Susannah Long; born 30 November, Salmon Cove; christened 20 March 1887, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [4] Emily Long; born 30 November 1888, Salmon Cove; christened 13 January 1889, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died 26 February 1905, Salmon Cove, aged 16; buried 28 February 1905, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
           [5] Robert Nurse Long; born 01 October 1890, Salmon Cove East; christened 11 November 1890, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died 04 June 1913, aged 22; buried 24 June 1913, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
           [6] Heber Long; born October 1895, Salmon Cove; christened 10 November 1895, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [7] Rufus Long; born 28 June 1897, Salmon Cove East; christened 08 August 1897, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish; died 20 July 1946, aged 49; buried 22 July 1946, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
           [8] Judy Long; born 08 August 1899, Salmon Cove East; christened 10 September 1899, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
           [9] Florence Lydia Long; born 22 August 1901, Champney’s East; christened 08 September 1901, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish

NURSE, Louis
      Born: 03 August 1895, Salmon Cove; christened 02 September 1895, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Father: Robert Mark Nurse
      Mother: Mary Jane Penney
      Spouse: Leah Minnie
      Born: September 1896
      Died: before 1935
      Children:
           [1] Gilbert M. Nurse, born July 1917; died 1982, aged 65; buried Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East; married Hilda
           [2] Ida P. Nurse, born June 1919
           [3] Mary Margaret Nurse, born about 1922, Trinity, North Side; died 16 November 1999, Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital, Clarenville, aged about 77; buried November 1999, Anglican Cemetery, Clarenville
           [4] Alpheus Nurse, born circa 1922
           [5] Doris Nurse, born circa 1925
           [6] Lorraine Amelia Nurse; married Alvin Frank Piercey

NURSE, Thirza
      Born: October 1897, Champney’s; christened 12 December 1897, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Father: Robert Mark Nurse
      Mother: Mary Jane Penney
      Married: 12 October 1919 at Champney’s East
      Spouse: James Johnson
      Born: 08 April 1894,Ship Cove; christened 16 May 1894, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: before 1945
      Father: Noah William Johnson
      Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Randell
      Children:
           [1] Sarah Elizabeth Johnson
           [2] Cecil James Johnson
           [3] Adeline May Johnson
           [4] Harold Clyde Johnson

LONG, Francis ‘Frank’
      Born: 22 August 1884, Salmon Cove; christened 24 September 1884, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 13 November 1968, aged 84; buried November 1968, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
      Father: William Hillier Long
      Mother: Sarah Nurse
      Married: 02 July 1916 at Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Spouse: Louisa Ploughman
      Born: 10 December 1891, Ship Cove; christened 28 December 1891, Trinity East-Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 09 July 1969, aged 77; buried July 1969, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East
      Father: Joseph Ploughman
      Mother: Mary Jane
      Children:
           [1] Robert Long,(born October 1917, Champney’s East; died 04 April 2004, Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s, aged 86; buried 08 April 2004)
           [2] Lorraine Long
           [3] Joseph Ploughman Long,(married Sarah Hiscock, daughter of Charles Edmund Hiscock and Emma May Janes)
           [4] Florence Leah Long,(born September 1923; died 02 August 1943, aged 19; buried 05 August 1943, Anglican Cemetery, Champney’s East)
           [5] Emily Long,(married George Shears)
           [6] Heber Long

LONG, Judy
      Born: 08 August 1899, Salmon Cove East; christened 10 September 1899, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Father: William Hillier Long
      Mother: Sarah Nurse
      Spouse: Arthur Kenneth Batson
      Born: 11 August 1899, English Harbour
      Children:
           [1] Lydia Batson; married a Woodcheke
           [2] Ruth Batson

LONG, Florence Lydia
      Born: 22 August 1901, Champney’s East; christened 08 September 1901, Trinity East – Port Rexton Anglican Parish
      Died: 03 November 1977, Melbourne, Brevant, Florida, USA
      Father: William Hillier Long
      Mother: Sarah Nurse
      Spouse: John Dewling
      Born: 23 September 1902, Trouty; christened 19 November 1902, Trinity Anglican Parish
      Died: 19 February 1976, Melbourne, Brevant, Florida, aged 73
      Children:
           [1] Betty Dewling


Note: Some of the above information on the Batson and Long families comes from Lydia Batson Woodcheke in Florida.

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