The History of Long and Brier Islands

Early Licensed Ferrymen Petit and Grand Passage\Ferry Photos

by | May 16, 2021 | ferry, people | 1 comment

Licensed Ferrymen & Ferry Owners

of Petite Passage

Martin Blackford; 1804 – 1852             East Ferry

Anthony Blackford; 1852 – 1854          East Ferry

William McKay; 1852 – 1853                  Tiverton

Joseph Blackford; 1854 – 1858             East Ferry

Samuel Outhouse; 1854 – 1858             Tiverton

Israel Blackford; 1858 – 1873               East Ferry

David Scott;        1873 – 1886                   Tiverton

Israel Blackford; 1875 – 1876               East Ferry

Henry Alline Blackford; 1886 – 1888      Tiverton

Byron Blackford; 1888 – 1946                  Tiverton

Licensed Ferrymen & Ferry Owners of Grand Passage

George Morrell; not licensed but operated the first ferry          1817 – 1822                    Westport

James Peters; 1822 – 1825                     Westport

James Titus;     1825 – 1826                    Westport

George Morrell; 1826 – 1839                  Freeport

Edward Morrell; 1839 – 1850                  Freeport

William Morrell; 1850 – 1895                  Freeport

John Peters;       1854 – 1886                  Westport

Ferry licensed to Mrs. Fanny Morrell, operated by

James Fairfield Morrell; 1895 – 1901             Freeport

Ralph Morrell;        1901 – 1933                      Freeport

Ferry licensed to Mrs. Ralph Morrell, operated by Arthur Sullivan; 1933 – 1943                           Freeport

Arthur Sullivan; 1943 – 1945                           Freeport

Emerson Titus; 1945 – 1946                           Westport

1 Comment

  1. Sandra Guinan

    Your website is a fantastic collection. Thank you.
    Moses Morrell Sr. was my 4th great grandfather.

    Reply

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