When Captain Owen arrived on the Island in 1770, he found Robert Wilson had settled there ahead of him and when you dock at Heather's site you will find the1889 probate of Simon Wilson, Robert's grandson, already there ahead of you, holding information that will show  relationship to the families of Adams, Basset, Brown, Calder, Cook, Dumphy, Fitzgerald, Langmaid, Lank, Leonard, Ludlow, Matthews, McNeil, Newman, Parker, Read, Reynolds, Tinker, Whalen, Wiggins and Young who by this time were scattered along the eastern seaboard of United States as well as along the coast of the Bay of Fundy.
A copy of Campobello - The outer island"  by Alden Nowlan is available at http://www.rubycusack.com/Bookshelf.html   contact   rmcusack@nbnet.nb.ca
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