Eleanor Crawford1



Peter Niles d. b 1840
Children 1.Mary Elizabeth Niles4 (c 1800 - 1874)
 2.Brigitte Niles5 (1814 - )
 3.John Niles+1 (1816 - 1872)
Eleanor Crawford was also known as Hélenne Coffrette.2 
Her married name was Niles.1 
Marriage*She married Peter Niles.1 
She and Peter Niles lived at Nappan, Nova Scotia; (poss.)1 
Baptism31 July 1817She sponsored the baptism of Louise Niles on 31 July 1817 at St-Thomas Church, Memramcook, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.3 


  1. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), p. 20, M9, img. 12/504. Jean [John] Niles, of Ste-Thérèse in Botsford, son of Pierre [Peter] Niles, deceased, and Eleanor Crowford, of Napan, Nova Scotia [poss. Nappan NS, south of Amherst]; and Ann Reily of Ste-Thérèse in Botsford, dau. of John Reily and Jane Sherwell, also of Ste-Thérèse; marr. 6 Jul 1840 by Ant. Gagnon, witnesses Étienne Arsenault and Joseph Melançon, friends.
  2. [S101] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Thomas, Memramcook, Cte Westmorland, 1845-1899 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), bapt. of son John in 1816, q.v.
  3. [S101] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: St-Thomas, Memramcook, 1845-1899, 1816-1818, img. 20/44, p. 39. Louise Neil, b. 12 May 1816, dau. of George Neil and Florence Cormier; bapt. 31 Jul 1817 by L Brodeur, sponsors Pierre LeBrun and Hélenne Coffrette.
  4. [S1983] Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics, online www.novascotiagenealogy.com, Cumberland Co. Death Register 1874, p. 105, no. 183. Mary Elizabeth Niles, dau. of Peter and Modest Niles, b. Nappan NS; spinster, d. Nappan NS 18 Jun 1874, age 74; inf. Modest Niles.
  5. [S101] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: St-Thomas, Memramcook, 1845-1899, 1813-1815, img. 25/55, p. 55. Brigitte Neil, b. 24 Jun 1814, dau. of Pierre Neil and Helenne Crawford, bapt. 17 Jul 1814 by L Brodeur; sponsors Joseph Melançon and Claire Légère.