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Descendents of John Carmichael (1799 – 21 Jun 1879)
and Margaret Hume (1805 – 22 Oct 1870)

Third Immigrant Generation Continued...

14. Katie Isabel Carmichael . Daughter of James Carmichael & Margaret "Maggie" Watt. Born 26 Jan 1894 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 11 Nov 1979 in Harvey Community Hospital. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    Not married.   Lived on the homestead farm with her brothers John and Fulton.

    From The Daily Gleaner, 30 Nov 1979:

    Katie I. Carmichael

    Funeral services for Katie I. Carmichael, a life-long resident of Harvey Station were held from the Knox Presbyterian Church with Rev. S. R. Jackson officiating.   Miss Carmichael, daughter of the late James and Margaret (Watt) Carmichael was 86.

    She is survived by four nieces; Mrs Helen Hamilton, Mrs May MacLean, Mrs Bessie Gough and Mrs Blanche Shaw; two nephews Russell Bell and Malcolm Bell, and several great and great great nieces and nephews.

    Pallbearers were Orlie MacLean, Paul MacLean, Jack Hamilton, Roger Shaw, Merle Bell and Leslie Bell.   Interment took place in the Harvey cemetery.

15. William Davidson . Son of Thomas Davidson & Jane Carmichael. Born Approx 1862 in Wilmot, York Co., N.B.

16. Thomas Davidson . Son of Thomas Davidson & Jane Carmichael. Born 24 Mar 1867 in Wilmot, York Co. Died 19 Oct 1941 in St. Stephen. Buried in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery.

    Copied from newspaper obituary (1941):

    Died at St. Stephen

    Thomas Davidson, Native of Harvey, Had Been in Woollen Industry.

    St. Stephen, Oct 30 -- The death of Thomas Davidson occurred at his home at St. Stephen recently at the age of 74 and after an illness of only a few days, although his health had not been good for some time.

    Mr Davidson was born at Harvey, the son of the late Thomas Davidson and Jane (Carmichael) Davidson.   He followed the woollen mill industry all his life, working at York Mills and at Pennfield before coming to St. Stephen more than twenty years ago where he was partner in the Speedy and Davidson mill on King Street.   Mr Davidson was an expert at his trade and a citizen of high character.   He attended the Presbyterian Church.

    His wife predeceased him several years ago as did their two children, and he leaves one brother, Herbert Davidson of Jamaica Plain, Mass., and a number of nieces and nephews.

    The funeral was held at his home on Carleton street on the afternoon of Oct 22nd with Rev. B. D. Earle officiating.   Pallbearers were David Leeman, Austin Manzer, W. K. Dinsmore, Guy White, William Finkill and Ronald Campbell.   Interment was in the family lot in the rural cemetery at St. Stephen.   Herbert Davidson came from Jamaica Plain to attend the funeral.

    He married Georgianna Johnston. Born 24 Mar 1871. Died 5 Dec 1930 in St. Stephen. Buried in St. Stephen Rural Cemetery.

    Copied from newspaper obituary:

    Mrs Thomas Davidson

    St. Stephen, Dec 14 -- The funeral of Mrs Georgianna Davidson, wife of Thomas Davidson, whose death occurred on Dec 5, was held on Monday afternoon from her residence, Carleton Street, at 2:30 o'clock.   Rev. Mr. Earle, of the Kirk United Church, officiated at the house and grave.   There were many beautiful floral tributes.   Interment was made in the St. Stephen rural cemetery.

    They had the following children:

  47   i.   Bell Loraine Davidson

  48   ii.   Ruth J. Davidson

  49   iii.   Donald Glen Davidson

17. Margaret Davidson . Daughter of Thomas Davidson & Jane Carmichael. Born 15 Dec 1868 in Wilmot, York Co. Died 13 Nov 1913 in St Johnsbury, Vermont, USA.

    She married Thomas W. Christie, son of John Christie & Elizabeth Jane Gass, 1 Jun 1887 in Presbyterian Manse, Harvey By J. A. McLean. Born 1854/1855. Died 1920 in Boston. Occupation Road And Bridge Construction Contractor.

    Witnesses to marriage were Margery Christie and Thomas Dardin.

    Tom and Margaret lived in Vermont.   They had six children.   For details of this family see Chapter 6, page 62, "John Christie and Descendants 1815-1994" compiled by Edgar Christie.

    Children of Tom and Margaret were:   Ida Mae, Herman John, Inez Marion, Eugene, Harland, and Wilfred.   Son Wilfred was young when Margaret died, and her brother Herbert Davidson adopted Wilfred who at that time took the name Davidson.

    They had the following children:

  50   i.   Ida Mae Christie

  51   ii.   Herman John Christie

  52   iii.   Inez Marion Christie

  53   iv.   Eugene Christie

  54   v.   Harland Christie

  55   vi.   Wilfred Christie Davidson

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