Margaret Mullins grew up in Fortune, moved to the city, taught school and eventually moved back to her home town. She took up genealogy from her brother, who passed away quite young, and has a passion for tracking down names and dates. Mullins published Fortune Families & Connections circa 1763-1900 on CD-ROM in 2009. It’s almost 1400 pages long.

The Most Interesting People In Newfoundland is a series of video profiles — one that asks fascinating people to define themselves as individuals and as Newfoundlanders. Some will be familiar, others less so, but each has a story to tell.

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