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Iane - see Jane

Irwine, John (see also Erwin)

resident of Ferryland living on Bouys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of New England in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Ivatt - see Juat

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Jack

child of Robert Benger's slave Serah freed in Benger's will dated June 10, 1791 at Ferryland;

Jackenson, James

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Jackson, Ione

Girle; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Jacob, Andrew

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Jacobs, Joseph

foreshipman in one of the boats operated by Robert Holmes, Salem, Mass., at Ferryland in 1708;

Jameson, James

Master of the Houblon Gally of London fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Jane, Philip

Cooper; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Jennings, William

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Jennings, ??

captain of the ship that brought additional settlers to Ferryland on May 26, 1622;

Johns, Samuel

Master of the Laviathan of Bideford fishing at Ferryland or Aquefort in 1699;

Jones, Andrew

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Jones, Daniel

Captain HMS Diamond who conducted census of 1682;

Jones, Lt. Nathaniel

stationed at Ferryland garrison 1745-1750;

Jones, William

listed as planter with two boats and nine servants at Ferryland in 1676;

Jope, John

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Juat, John

resident(?) of Ferryland in summer of 1693 when he made his account over to Joseph Buckley (of Salem?);

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Karter, Samuel

Master of the Delight of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1677;

Kearney (Carney), Michael (1811-1885)

Master ship builder who lived in the Pool area; renowned as Newfoundland's greatest ship builder;

Keats, John

at Ferryland in 1726 when he sold 50 quintals of shore fish to Edward Burd;

Keck, H.

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Keen, Richard

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

Keeny, William(?)

at Ferryland in 1659 when he is reported to have greeted Rev. Richard Blinman;

Kelly, James

fined £5 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Kelly, Thomas

fined £6 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Kenaught, John

fined £4 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Kennelly, Laurence

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Kenny, Margaret

proprietor of a licensed house retailing liquor at Ferryland in 1797;

Kent, John

inhabitant of Ferryland in September 1673, when Governor Lovelace enumerated inhabitants who had lost their commodities, stores, cattle household goods, etc. to the Dutch;

Kenward, Thomas

Master of the Rose of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1700;

Kerne, Elizabeth

Girle; at Ferryland winter of 1622/23;

Kervan, Thomas

fined £7.10, 39 lashes and transported home for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

King, Amiss

one of several merchants of Bideford and Barnstaple and commanders of ships resorting to Ferryland who petitioned the Board of Trade in 1707 for protection for the fishery at Ferryland;

King, William

Master of the Exchange Gally of Bideford fishing at Ferryland in 1708; Admiral at Ferryland in 1708;

Kinge, John

merchant or adventurer of Plymouth, England, who petitioned the Council of State in 1650 for the recall of Sir David Kirke from Ferryland; involved in the Newfoundland trade;

Kirke, Sir David (1597-1654?)

knighted by Charles I in 1631; given patent for all lands between 46E and 52E N. in 1637; occupied the Mansion House in 1638; imposed taxes and rents on houses and fishing places; established taverns [at Ferryland?]; died in prison [in the Klinck?] "at the suit of Lord Baltimore" in 1654;

Kirke, David II

second son of Sir David Kirke; at Ferryland as planter, merchant in 1648; proposed to succeed to proprietorship in 1660; living at Ferryland with his family "as ordinary Planters" in 1673; as planter boatkeeper between 1673 and 1681; had six boats in 1677; in 1675 shared household with Phillip Kirke, married with one son; single in 1676 and 1677; also in 1677 one dwelling house, two storehouses, two servant lodgings, two train vats, six rooms and one stage; in 1681 reported as married with one child; died as prisoner of war at Placentia in 1696;

Kirke, David III (born 1671)

Ferryland-born only son of David Kirke II; baptised at Bideford (at age 5) on November 22, 1676; referred to as only child of David II at Ferryland in 1681;

Kirke, David IV

son of George Kirke I; at Renews as a child in 1681; died without issue before 1707;

Kirke, George I (died 1697)

eldest son of Sir David and Sara Kirke; Ferryland planter and merchant in 1648; Ferryland planter from 1654 to 1661; proposed to suceed to proprietorship in 1660; proposed as governor in 1666; Ferryland planter and boatkeeper from 1673 to 1677; in 1675 reported as married with three sons, one daughter; in 1676 reported as single; in 1677 reported as married with three sons, one daughter; planter who had five boats at Ferryland in 1677; also in 1677 one dwelling house, two storehouses, two servant lodgings, one train vat, five rooms and one stage; in 1680 reported as Renews planter; six children in 1681; debtor to Joseph Buckley of Salem in 1693; prisoner of war at Placentia in 1696; died at St. John's in 1697;

Kirke, George II

son of George Kirke I; in Renews as a child in 1681; died without issue before 1707;

Kirke, James

youngest brother of Sir David Kirke; in Kirke's will of 1654 he was left the management of David's entire estate and requested to take care of Kirke's wife and children;

Kirke, Jarvis

fourth son of Sir David and Sara Kirke; received "Estate" from his uncle Lewis Kirke upon the latter's death in 1663; in 1676 Caplin Bay planter and boatkeeper; in 1677 he owned at Ferryland one dwelling house, one storehouse, one room and one stage; at Renews in 1681; died before 1696;

Kirke, Sir John I

brother of Sir David; inherited Lewis' sinecure in 1664; invested £300 in Hudson's Bay Company; his daughter Elizabeth married Pierre Radisson about 1672; still living in 1688;

Kirke, John II

eldest son of John I(?); nephew of Sir David Kirke(?); 1663-1667 Renews, Avalon planter; inherited estates of John Kirke in 1688;

Kirke, Lewis

second eldest brother of Sir David Kirke; taxed a 140 tun Dutch sack ship at Bay Bulls in 1638; in his will of 1663 he restored "All the Estate that their late Father Sir David Kirke and their mother did give unto me" to his Newfoundland nephews George, David II, Phillip and Jarvis;

Kirke, Mary

wife of David Kirke II; at Ferryland in 1660s as servant to Lady Frances Hopkins; married David Kirke II about 1670 against family wishes; absent from Ferryland during 1676-77, probably at Bideford, Devon; Ferryland planter in 1681; widowed in 1696 when she and her husband were prisoners of the French at Placentia; married James Benger of St. John's in 1697; leased Pool Plantation at Ferryland from 1697-1707; [was she the Lady Benger whose testimony survives?];

Kirke, Nehemiah

son of George Kirke I; at Renews as a child in 1681; died without issue before 1707;

Kirke, Phillip I (died 1696)

third son of Sir David and Sara Kirke; Ferryland planter merchant in 1648; proposed to succeed to proprietorship in 1660; Ferryland planter and boatkeeper in 1673; in 1675 partner of David Kirke II; operated five boats at Ferryland in 1675; indebted to Joseph Buckley of Salem in 1693; died as prisoner of war at Placentia in 1696/97;

Kirke, Phillip II

youngest son of George Kirke I; born after 1677; at Renews as a child in 1681; planter at Ferryland in 1707;

Kirke, Lady Sara

wife of Sir David Kirke; Planter at Ferryland in 1639; became head of household about 1651; widowed in 1654; Ferryland planter in 1661; Ferryland planter and boatkeeper from 1673 to 1677; operated five boats at Ferryland in 1675; three boats, one dwelling house, two storehouses, one servant lodging, one train vat, four rooms and one stage in 1677;

Kirke, William

son of George Kirke I; at Renews as a child in 1681; died without issue before 1707;

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Land, Henry

Master of the Mary of Topsham fishing at Ferryland in 1708;

Lane, Edward

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Lang, Charles

at Ferryland in summer of 1693 where he bought molasses and pork from Joseph Buckley (of Salem?);

Lang, John

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Lang, Oliver

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697; resident of Ferryland in 1708 with wife, two children, 11 servants, two boats and one train vat; resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Lang, Robert

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Lange, Charles (same as Charles Lang?)

resident of Ferryland displaced after the French attack of 1696; one of the signers of a petition to William III to provide protection for the Ferryland settlement; petition made at Appledore in 1697;

Lawless, James

fined £10 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Leake, Andrew

Captain of the HMS Hampshire who conducted census in 1699;

Lee, George (also Leese)

Ferryland planter in 1629; used the mansion house in the 1630s;

Lee, Richard

planter and boatkeeper in Fermeuse in 1675; at this time married with one son; in 1676 he was a planter at Ferryland with one servant, no boat; in 1677 returned to Fermeuse as planter and boatkeeper;

Lingdon, ...

one of a number of merchants of Bideford who petitioned the Board of Trade on January 21, 1706 to have fortifications built at Ferryland;

Long, Edmond

fined £2 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Long, William

Master of the ship Concord of Plymouth fishing at Ferryland in 1677;

Longville, Thomas (b. 1598)

"Longvyll" came to Ferryland with Baltimore in 1627; performed masses, baptism; returned to England in 1628;

Love, Anne (born 1602)

1628-1638 a planter at Ferryland; gave deposition at the "Mansion House" in Ferryland, August 31, 1652; Baltimore built "a shippe called the Anne and divers boates...alsoe built divers stages for making and dryeing of fish..." all at his own expense; in 1661 Ann Love is listed as a Newfoundland planter;

Love, John

in 1675 listed as a Renews planter, no boat;

Love, Robert

Ferryland planter in 1647 and 1648; in 1673 listed as a Ferryland planter boatkeeper; inhabitant of Ferryland in September 1673, when Governor Lovelace enumerated inhabitants who had lost their commodities, stores, cattle household goods, etc. to the Dutch;

Lovelace, Dudley

Governor of New York; captured by the Dutch in 1673; witnessed the Dutch attack on Ferryland in September 1673;

Low, Captain Thomas

at Ferryland in 1726 when he sold 200 quintals of bank fish to Edward Burd;

Lucum, Nathanielle

resident of Ferryland living on Buoys Island who wrote Governor Dudley of Massachusetts in May, 1709, thanking him for relief received from the Hope, commanded by Captain William Pickering; these people had probably taken refuge on Buoys Island as a result of the French threat;

Ludwig, John

appointed Justice of the Peace for Ferryland in 1732; (D.A.)

Lundergen, Michael

fined £8 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Lundergen, Walter

fined £1.1 for his part in the religious riot of 1788;

Luxen, ...

Master of a ship of Barnstaple; "...shewed me [Wynne] much courtesie, & bestowed on me a Hen and 10 Chickens...";

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