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Descendents of Alexander Hay (1784 - 20 Mar 1868)
and Jane Robinson (1794 - 22 Jun 1878)

Third Immigrant Generation

39. Levina Little . Daughter of Matthew Little & Isabel Hay. Born 1861 in Harvey Sta. Died 11 May 1878 in Harvey Sta. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

   Ref: Jocelean Swan Hall, "The Wilsons of Harvey", 1798 - 1983, Centennial Printing, Fredericton, NB, 1983.

    From Daily Telegraph, 14 Dec 1877:   "Married 12th inst., by Rev. Dr. Brooke, Thomas Wilson and Levina Little, both of Manners Sutton."

    Witnesses to marriage were Alex Little and Albert Little.

    Died at age 16 years 9 months, at birth of infant son.

    She married Thomas Wilson, son of Thomas Wilson & Janet Little, 12 Dec 1877 in St. Pauls Church, Fredericton By Rev. John M. Brooke . Born 8 Dec 1853 in Harvey, N.B. Died 28 Jan 1927 in Harvey Sta., N.B. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.

    From newspaper obituary - 1 Feb 1927:

    Thos Wilson Dies At Harvey Station

    Harvey Station, Feb 1 -- The death occurred at his home here on Friday morning of Thomas Wilson, one of Harvey's most respected residents, at the age of 73 years.   Mr Wilson had been a lifelong resident of this locality, having been engaged in farming for many years.   Although in failing health for several years he remained active and interested in the life of the community until death came suddenly at the last.

    He is survived by his wife, who was Eleanor T. Grieve; three sons, Hugh A., of Harvey; Willard N. of McAdam, and Thomas E. of New York; and seven daughters, Mrs J. A. Wood of Tweedside, Mrs Amos Moffitt of McAdam, Mrs Gordon Dykeman of Hoquiam, Wash., the Misses Mabel and Helen, of Portland, Me., and the Misses Zella and Dora, at home.

    The funeral took place from his late residence on Sunday afternoon and was very largely attended.   Rev. G. E. Knight, pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Harvey, conducted a very impressive funeral service and sang a lovely solo, "Will the Circle Be Unbroken."   Other hymns sung were "Asleep In Jesus" and "Peace, Perfect Peace."

    Interment was made in the Manners Sutton Cemetery.

    They had the following children:

        156   i.   Infant Son Wilson

40. Angelina "Gelena" Little . Daughter of Matthew Little & Isabel Hay. Born 1 Sep 1863.

    She married James Hazlett, 18 Oct 1883 in York Co., NB By William Ross, Presbyterian.

     Witnesses to marriage were Ebenezer Little and Emily Little.

    Angelina died when their daughter Cora was very young.   In the 1891 census, Cora was with her grandmother Isabella.

    They had the following children:

        157   i.   Cora Levina Haslett

41. Emily Rebekah Little . Daughter of Matthew Little & Isabel Hay. Born 7 Sep 1866 in Harvey. Died 2 Dec 1950 in Vancouver, BC.

    She married Robert Herbert Robison, son of Marshall Robison & Mary Herbert, 29 Apr 1885 in Fredericton By Rev. A. J. Mowatt . Born 30 Nov 1861 in Harvey. Died 8 Dec 1943 in Vancouver, BC. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery.

    Witnesses to marriage were James Little and Margaret Robison.

       Em and Bob lived in Harvey until 1900 or 1901, then moved to Vancouver, BC.   They had eight children, seven were born in Harvey and the youngest was born in Greenwood, BC.

    (Reg. # 1950-09-010964, BCArchives Microfilm # B13206, GSU Microfilm # 2032634)

    Bob moved to BC sometime between Dec 1899 and Sep 1903.

    From newspaper obituary - 1943:

    Died in Vancouver.   Robert Herbert Robison, Formerly of Harvey Station, Had Lived in Vancouver 40 Years.

    Harvey Station, NB, Dec 30 -- Word has been received here of the death on Dec 8th of Robert Herbert Robison at his home, 1133 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC.

    Mr Robison was born at Harvey Station on Nov 30th, 1861, a son of pioneer residents of Harvey, Marshall and Mary (Herbert) Robison.

    About forty years ago he took up residence in Vancouver, where he made many friends who learned of his death with genuine regret.   He had been in failing health for about a month but his death came as a shock.   He is survived by his wife, formerly Miss Emily Little, of Coburn, two sons, Jeffrey and Roy Robison, Vancouver; five daughters, Mrs Harry Homewood of Duncan, BC, Mrs James McCrae of Port Alice, BC, Mrs John McCallum of Nanaimo, BC, Mrs John Walker and Mrs C. W. Oliver of Vancouver; several grandchildren including three grandsons in the R.C.A.F., Robert Homewood, Jeffrey McCrae and Jack Walker; and one brother, Kenneth J. Robison, Vancouver.

    The funeral was held on Saturday in Vancouver West, with Dr. McCall of St. Andrew's Wesley United Church officiating, Mr Robison having been a faithful member of that church for many years.   Dr. McCall referred to the many good qualities of the deceased and a good life fittingly ended.   The pallbearers were Kenneth, Jeffrey and Roy Robison, John McCallum, John Walker and A. McMillan.   The floral tributes were many and beautiful.   Burial was made in the family plot in Mountain View Cemetery beside a little daughter Clara, who died several years ago.

    They had the following children:

  158   i.   Levina Jane "Vina" Robison

  159   ii.   Jeffrey Garnet Robison

  160   iii.   Nellie Mae Robison

  161   iv.   Alice Minetta Robison

  162   v.   Celia Mary Robison

  163   vi.   Hilda Isabelle Robison

  164   vii.   Clara Alberta Robison

  165   viii.   Roy Leslie Robison