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Newhooks of Newfoundland

Newhooks of Newfoundland

Posted: 959496674000
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Am researching my wife's family tree, surname NEWHOOK, of Trinity Bay, NFLD. There is a wealth of info on the early Newhooks from the UK in 1700's but nothing recent. I am trying to establish a link from Grandfather Ernest Newhook, born maybe 1880's, married, Gertrude Day, and had children Selby, Boyne, Ernie, (Wallace) Lloyd b 7 Feb 1918, William and Meretta to the earlier Newhooks. Ernest (the elder) moved the family to NY city in the '20s and was killed in an accident in about 1925. Would appreciate hearing from anyone with knowlwdge of this line of Newhooks.

might be able to help

marlene (View posts)
Posted: 967506065000
I am a Newhook, might be able to help you out... you can email me at


Alice Gross (View posts)
Posted: 967923068000
My mother was Ellen Tilly of Elliston. Her Grandmother was Catherine Newhook. I would be very interested in knowing more about this family. I have been in touch with descendants in England, Aust., and various places in Canada. I also have pictures of Catherine with several generations of Tillysprobably taken in the very early 1900's.

Newhook's of Trinity Bay

Posted: 968572629000
Edited: 994378146000
This is an update to correct some erroneous information posted earlier.

My wife's father was Wallace Lloyd Newhook. I believe he was born in
Dildo 7 Feb 1918. His parents were William Newhook and Gertrude Day.
She may have been from Green's Harbour. William moved the family to New
York where he was killed in an accident on the docks. The mother
Gertrude brought the family back to Trinity Bay (I assume to Dildo.)
She eventually remarried to a man named Parsons. Lloyd, my wife's
father got work in the mill in Grand Falls. There were brothers, Boyne,
Selby, Ernie, William and a sister Meretta. Some of the other brothers
and sister returned to the States. Ernie Newhook was in the US Army Air
Force at Shenango Valley Post, Sharon, Pennsylvania. I believe he was
killed in WWII.

Apparently there is still a family home that everybody remembers in
Dildo but I don't know who lives there know. I am trying to sort out the
missing generations before Willaim back to the known family trees that
have been posted.


Don Locke (View posts)
Posted: 981637487000
My mother was a Newhook who came from Dildo.
William and Lloyd were second cousins.
The three are now dead. Will's wife is
still alive and also a son who married a Pinsent
in Grand Falls.
I worked with Bill & Lloyd in the mill at
Grand Falls. All the Newhooks from Newfoundland
came from Charles who came from England.
The family has a tree that goes back to the

Newhooks of Dildo

Posted: 981786358000
Edited: 994378146000
Don, thanks for your reply. My wife will be interested to hear of you. Do you know any of the Newhook family connections beyond Lloyd and Bill's father William?


Don Locke (View posts)
Posted: 981871666000
Tim... Here is part of the Newhook Tree.
Charles came to Nfld as a Master ship builder.
and was married to an Elizebeth ???. When Charles
died in 1799 at Trinity, Eliz married a Wilson.
The father of Charles was George.
NFLD born Newhooks
James + Eliz Green & Susan Smith
James jr. =???
Will + Catherine Simmons
Ernest John =Gert Green
Will + Mildred George
Selby Died in Florida
This will give you a little start.
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Edited: 994378146000
Don, that's great. A few missing pieces of the puzzle. Thanks very much. My wife will mention our contact to her mother, Joyce. Tim

Re: Newhooks of Newfoundland

Andrew Newhook (View posts)
Posted: 1009051263000
Classification: Query
Hi Tim
The father of Lloyd was Earnest born 1876 Dildo,His mother was Gertrude born 1886 Greens Harbour.
The father of Earnest was William. His mother was Catherine. The father of William was James. The father of James was William.
I knew them all Ernie, Bill, Lloyd, and Gertie.
Andrew Newhook
P.S. For now, please reply to
Posted: 1088702680000
Classification: Query
I am hoping that this email will still work for you. I have a Mary Newhook, supposedly born in Norman's cove Newfoundland. She married a Joshua Reid and had 7 children, including my ggrandmother sarah. If any of this matches, could you please email me off the board at
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