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Re: Hynes, Secrey

Posted: 1350738337000
Classification: Query
According to the book of Newfoundland names by e. seary
I think: Thomas and John Sacrey
An Anglicization of the surname of France and Jersey (Channel Islands) Sacre, that is Consacre - consecrated, a nickname for Priest. (Douzat)
in Nfld:
Family tradition: two sacre brothers from Germany (Channel Islands) came to Harbour Grace; one brother settled there and the other moved to Twillingate Island. The surname was later spelled Sacrey (MUN folklore). Early instances: Thomas Sacrey of Leading Tickles, 1850, of Black Island (Twillingate District) 1851 (DPHW 86) 1867. John Sacrey of Harbour Grace 1867 (NL Archives HGRC) 1867. Thomas, miner of Tilt Cove, (1871) Lovell. Modern status: scattered, especially at Pacquet, WB
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