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Descendents of Thomas Herbert (1798 - 24 Feb 1862)
and Isabella Embleton (1804 - 16 Feb 1892)

Third Immigrant Generation

56. Andrew Atcheson Herbert . Son of George Herbert & Isabel "Belle" Atcheson. Born 25 Nov 1871 in Harvey. Died 1 Aug 1946 in Lakeville. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


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Aerial photograph looking north of Andrew Herbert's farm (buildings in background) with spectacular views of Harvey Lake (known as Cranberry Lake at the time of settlement) and Cherry Mountain as a backdrop. Photograph taken September, late 1970's. Source: Jack Goode, Harvey, 2005.
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Edge view of much modified Herbert farmhouse looking north with Harvey Lake in the background. Current home of Mrs. Myrtle Little. Source: Tim Patterson, 2005.


    From newspaper obituary - 1946:

    Died At Lakeville.   Andrew A. Herbert, Well Known Carleton County Man, Was 75 Years of Age.

    Lakeville, Aug 10 -- Death came to Andrew Atchison Herbert at his home in Lakeville Thursday noon, August 1st, following a severe and painful illness of two and a half months, during which time he was faithfully cared for by five daughters.


    Mr Herbert was born in Harvey Station November 25th, 1871, the son of George and Isabel Herbert.   Had he lived another four months he would have attained the age of 75 years.


    On September 28th, 1904, he was united in marriage with Miss Ella Isabel Miller, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Miller, at Caverhill and took his bride to his farm in Harvey where they lived until 1939 when they sold their farm and moved to Lakeville.


    Left to mourn his passing are his widow, Mrs Ella Herbert; five daughters, Mrs Jere Cook (Elizabeth) of Monticello, Maine; Mrs Waldo Norton (Margaret) of Caribou, Maine; Mrs Ernest Moffatt (Anna) of McAdam Junction; Mrs Leonard Lingley (Nellie) of Saint John; Mrs Lawrence Price (Muriel), who with her husband will occupy the Lakeville home of her late father; one son, Lewis, of Hartland.   Also five grandchildren, Frederick and Mary Cook, Andrew Ancil Norton and Lois and Diane Herbert; one brother, Robert E. Herbert, of Lethbridge, Alta.   Mr Herbert came east last summer to visit his brother and other relatives here.   His only remaining aunt, Mrs Ellen McCullough, still lives at the ripe old age of 97, at her home in Harvey.


    A prayer service was held at the home at 10 am, Saturday, August 3rd, with Rev. Mr Hopkins, the new pastor of the Lakeville church, a native of England and for 11 years holding a pastorate in Newfoundland, officiating.   Lorn Britton sang a solo, "I Am Resting, Sweetly Resting," with Miss Hilda Wilson as organist.   Bearers were four sons-in-law, Jere Cook, Waldo Norton, Leonard Tingley, Lawrence Price.   The flowers were numerous and beautiful.


    Following the prayer service at Lakeville, the funeral party left for Mr Herbert's old home, Harvey Station, where the funeral was held at 2:30 pm from St. Andrew's United Church of which he had been a life long communicant.   Songs at this service by the male quartette were "Lead Kindly Light" and "Nearer My God to Thee," with a cousin of the deceased, Mrs Roy Coburn, organist.   Interment was in the family lot at Harvey Cemetery.   Bearers at the Harvey service were a brother-in-law, Richard Tucker, two cousins, Andrew McCullough and Harry Little, two nephews, Maurice Lister and Marshall Robinson, and an old neighbour, Arthur Craig.   Mr Aitken officiated.


    Andrew and Ella had six children:   Elizabeth, Margaret, Anna, Lewis, Nellie and Muriel.

    He married Ella Isabel Miller, daughter of Joseph Miller & Elizabeth McLaughlin, 28 Sep 1904 in Caverhill. Born 1884. Died 15 Jan 1979 in West Saint John Community Hospital. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    From newspaper obituary - 1979:

    HERBERT -- After a brief illness at the West Saint John Community Hospital, Jan 15, 1979, Mrs Ella I. Herbert of 73 Ocean Court, Saint John West, formerly of Harvey, wife of the late Andrew Herbert; survived by five daughters, one son, one sister, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


    Resting at the Castle Funeral Home (Fallsview), 309 Lancaster Avenue, from where the funeral will be held Thursday at 1:45 pm to St. Jude's Anglican Church for service at 2 pm.   Interment in Harvey Rural Cemetery in the spring.   Visiting after 7 pm Tuesday and from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday.

    They had the following children:

        219   i.   Elizabeth Isabel Herbert

  220   ii.   Margaret Alice Herbert

  221   iii.   Anna Pauline Herbert

  222   iv.   Lewis Joseph Miller Herbert

  223   v.   Nellie Marjorie Herbert

  224   vi.   Muriel Jane Herbert



57. Margaret Little "Maggie" Herbert . Daughter of George Herbert & Isabel "Belle" Atcheson. Born 17 Jan 1874 in Harvey. Died 3 Aug 1902 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Margaret was first wife of William Hunter, and they had two children:   Carrie Isabella Hunter and Roy Herbert Hunter.


    She married William Henry Hunter, son of William Hunter & Mary Jane Duncan, 25 Sep 1895 in York Co., NB. Born 20 Apr 1864 in Smithfield, York Co., NB. Died 29 Sep 1947 in Harvey. Buried in Acton Cemetery. Occupation CPR. Religion United Church Of Canada.


    Copied from newspaper obituary - 1947:

     W. N. Hunter Dead

     Well Known Resident of Harvey Station Had Been Ill Long Time.

     Harvey Station, Oct. 7 -- Many friends throughout Harvey and vicinity will learn with regret of the death of William H. Hunter, which occurred at his home, Harvey Station, N.B. on Sept. 29th, after an illness of 18 months.


     He was born at Smithfield, April 20, 1864, the son of the late William and Mary Jane (Duncan) Hunter.   He entered the service of the C.P.R. Co. on Nov 1, 1897, and continued in service until 18 years ago when he retired.   He was a man who was highly respected by all who knew him, active in everything that was good for community.   He served on the school board for 13 years, also on the managing board of St. James Church for 16 years.


     Besides his widow, he is survived by two daughters and one son, Mrs B. L. Paul, of Toronto, Roy H. Hunter, Superintendent of Schools in Esteran, Sask., and Miss C. Gertrude, R.N. of St. Anne's Military Hospital, Quebec, one sister, Mrs Harold Gibbons, Bayswater, Kings Co., N.B. and a large number of nephews and nieces.


     The funeral was held on Oct. 1st with a short service at the home, and then from St. James United Church at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E. Aitken, assisted by male quartette who sang, Crossing the Bar, and a solo, Beautiful Garden of Prayer, by Mrs Ford Messer.


     The bearers were six nephews, Murray Davis, Willard Davis, Wallace Hunter, Leslie Davis, Charles Hunter and Ernest Hunter.   Interment was in the Acton Cemetery where the Brotherhood of the Maintenance of Ways, had part of the service.   There were many beautiful floral tributes, from Brotherhood, the organizations of Harvey Station, and many beautiful flowers from out of town relatives and friends.


    They had the following children:

    225   i.   Carrie Isabella Hunter

    226   ii.   Roy Herbert Hunter

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