Category: Ships

Hannah Pozer Jeffery

Part three of a series I am writing about the Jeffery sisters. If you want to read more Part I & Part II are here. Hannah was almost a New Years baby, as she was born Dec. 30, 1832, in Quebec City. ¬†At her baptism, the following month which took place at St. Andrew’s Church,…

Working on Ships in 1800s

Jeremiah Norton was a carpenter on various ships throughout his career. Jeremiah was born in Great Yarmouth on the 29th of August in 1781, he stood a modest 5’4″ and set sail in 1805 at the age of 24 years. An anchor and a half moon tattoo was proudly displayed on his left hand. When…