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Thomas Nash
Born 1745 (1745) [1]
Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland [2]
Died 1810 (1811)
Occupation Fisherman [3]


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Thomas Nash (1745 Callan, County Kilkenny, - 1810 Branch, Newfoundland and Labrador ), was a fisherman credited as being one of the first Irish Catholic settlers of Newfoundland. After settling in Caplin Bay, Nash founded the community of Branch, Newfoundland and Labrador.[4] Nash, along with his cousin Father Patrick Power established a Roman Catholic stronghold for Irish Catholic settlers coming to Branch. [5] Thomas had five sons, Walter, Thomas, Andrew, Tobias, and Patrick, and two daughters, Nora and Nellie. His two brothers Tobias and Walter, settled in Branch around 1795.

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{{Persondata |NAME = Nash, Thomas |ALTERNATIVE NAMES = |SHORT DESCRIPTION = Early settler of [[Calvert, Newfoundland and Labrador|Caplin Bay]], founder of [[Branch, Newfoundland and Labrador]] |YEAR OF BIRTH = 1745 |PLACE OF BIRTH = [[Callan, County Kilkenny]], [[Ireland]] |YEAR OF DEATH= 1810 |DATE OF BIRTH= 1745 |DATE OF DEATH= 1810 }}

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