Grandpa Roland's Parents

Grandpa Roland's Parents

Above is my Great Grand Father John Henry Naas. He was born in Lunenburg on Jan29,1844.He married Emma in 1865. He was an elder of the Zion Lutheran Church in Lunenburg.He was an Adzeman for the shipyard Smith & Rhuland which is still in operation in Lunenburg to this day.He attended a lighthouse at Battery Point for fourteen years(1898-1912).He was know in his Church as Johann Heinrich Naas.He lived for 83 years and died July 18 1927.

Below is a picture of my Great Grand Mother,her son Roland,her daughter in law Nellie & me,Bill Naas.Tracey Knickle her son in law is in the backgroud. Emma Catherine Petit.She was born in 1842 and died in 1932.She had nine children in her 90 years.Four sons and five daughters.

Last Update: 9/9/2002
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