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Stratton OSTER & Related Lines

Stratton OSTER & Related Lines

Jo Mitchell (View posts)
Posted: 913636800000
Classification: Query
The OSTER family moved from the Bayfield & Goderich area of Huron County, Ont. to Stratton, Morely Township, Rainy River Dst. after 1895. From 1902-1940, John Joseph 'Joe' Oster ran the Stratton Post Office & Oster Brothers General Store. Joe was the son of Michael Thomas OSTER & Mary Elizabeth BANNON, who built their home on the shores of the Rainy River. In 1905, Joe Oster married Eliza Jane CRAIGEN, the daughter of Denis CRAIGEN (CREGAN) & Mary Ellen KENNELLY, both Irish immigrants. The CRAIGEN family moved to Stratton from the areas of Cloyne, Tweed & Kingston, all located in Lennox & Addington County, Ont.

I'm interested in exchanging information on any of the families of OSTER, CRAIGEN, BANNON, KENNELLY, MULVIHILL & McELROY as well as the collateral lines, ARMSTRONG, McMAHON, FLYNN, KAVANAUGH, RATHWELL, MURPHY, HUNT, BISHOP, & CULHANE, to name just a few.

Jo Mitchell
Posted: 919166400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1012192851000
Surnames: Kennelly, Shannon
I'm researching my family names that have lived in the Peterbourough, Ontario, Ca. area, & perhaps the Rainy River region. You can get in touch with me at
They are Kennelly, Shannon, Cote, O'Brain, and Reardon. From Erie, Pa. USA

Kennelly Family

Dorothy Kennelley Cote (View posts)
Posted: 919166400000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Kennelly
Looking for the descendents of the early Kennelly settlers that came into The Peter Robinson Settlement Peterbourough Ontario, Ca., from Ireland around 1824, also the O'Briens, and Reardon family. Anyone related to Jean Cote that came to Quebec in early 1600 in that first boat load?


Michelle Craigen (View posts)
Posted: 919684800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: O'Brien, Barry, McFadden, Hoey

My Grandmother Mary Cecelia (McFadden)Hoey was related to the O'Briens from Peterborough area.

Related to PR setters - O'Brien

Chari Mollison (View posts)
Posted: 923832000000
Classification: Query
Settled in Douro County, On (Peterborough)
I am a descendent of the O'Briens on the boats.

It would be appreciated if you could contact me and see if there is a connection to our familys.

Talk to you later.


Two Families

Tyrone Armstrong (View posts)
Posted: 925128000000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Armstrong
Thank you for bringing up this site that involves your own family but two of my own . My grandfather Thomas Armstrong married Adeline Flynn and my dad Vincent was their first child also born in Stratton . I do beieve the Osters were cousins . I do know that my grandmother researched her family as far back as the 12th century . As far as Armstrong is concerned I don't even know anything past my grandfather .

V. Tyrone Armstrong


SHANNON (View posts)
Posted: 925387200000
Classification: Query
my maiden name is SHANNON, my Fathers family from Cork Ireland...ended up living in Peterborough Ontario Canada
Fathers name Robert Douglas Shannon born Peterborough Ont Canada 1909 later years moved to Niagara Falls Ontario Canada his Mother was Mary Ethel Darrah, Father was George Edward Shannon
Do you think these are your relatives? If so get in touch with me have most of the Shannon Family History

My grampa Armstrong

Jeff Armstrong (View posts)
Posted: 956836800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Armstrong
I am not sure about my familys past. My dad Ray Armstrong I believe was born in Fort Frances. His dad Edward Armstrong had a twin brother named Leo I believe. If you know these people, could you please email me? My dad would love to find out more about his family but he doesnt have the internet.


Gerald Oster

Donna Sarpolis (View posts)
Posted: 976968000000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Oster
Gerald Oster is my father. He is from Fort Francis and had uncles (on mothers side) that were twins. Possibly your dad?
He married my mom, Dolores Zygadlo, in Chicago, in Feb.. 1954 or 55. I was born 9/22/56 and my sister Deborah Oster was born 10/22/55. He went back to Canada in 1956 before I was born. I only saw him once when I was very young. That's all I know - If any more info on Gerald please let me (Donna Marie nee Oster Sarpolis) know.


Teresa (View posts)
Posted: 983620800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Oster
My father, Terrence had an older brother name Gerald. He left Fort Frances and moved to the States when my father was a teenager. Their fathers name was George Oster. I will find out more info regarding Gerald from my father if you wish. If Grald is your father then you have many relatives in Canada as well as possible sisters and brother in the States.
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