Ebenezer VanAmburg was born about 1836. His marriage was to Abigail Goodwin. She was the daughter of John and Anna (Nickerson) Goodwin.
Their children wereborn in Pubnico, Nova Scotia:
* James Lenley: b 8 Sep 1855
Orlando: b 8 Sep 1855; d 17 Aug 1929; m. Lucetta
John:Ebenezer & Abigail both died in 1862
AND I RECALL:
From Orlando’s daughter, Helen (VanAmburg) Morton -
“Í have heard my Dad say that his father & mother died when he was 7 years old, and he lived with an uncle until 10 years old, he had learned to dress fish on a boat by that uncle. When 10 he borrowed 5 dollars to pay his passage to Boston or Gloucester, I forget which. He was hired by a gruff old sea captain. What about the rest of the family? I don’t know. And about the uncle’s family & did he have other uncles or aunts. Relatives but can’t remember the connection. In Dad’s family there was Uncle Len [Orlando’s twin brother James Lenley, my great-grandfather], I think another brother, Johnny? and aunt Belle Goodwin who had 2 children, Elva and Erland who at one time lived where Uncle Len died, across from Seeley house.[Arg yle, Nova Scotia]