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Suzanne-Henriette Comeau

Suzanne married (at Holy Cross Parish in 1857) Martin Walsh, Senior (Irish, of unknown origin); they lived in Plympton for a few years before moving to the town of Digby. Marin Walsh Sr. and Suzanne Comeau were the parents of Captain Marty Walsh (Welch) who eventually moved to Gloucester and became a hero, both in Digby County and Gloucester, Massachusetts for winning the first ever International Fisherman’s Schooner race (Gloucester to Halifax).

The grandson of Captain Marty Welch has developed a website devoted to the history of Captain Marty Welch’s carreer and his genealogy.

Link to website about Captain Marty Welch’s life:

https://sites.google.com/site/schooneresperanto/home/capt-marty-welch