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Descendents of Richard James (ca 1816 - 1881/1891
and Catherine (ca 1818 - 23 Oct 1879)

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First Immigrant Generation

1. Richard James . Born Approx 1816 in Wales. Died Between 1881/1891 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.


    The 1851 Census indicates that Richard, his wife Catherine, and children Mary, Edward and Elizabeth came to NB in May 1850.


     The 1851 Census states he was English; the 1861 and 1871 Census states he was English and religion Church of England; however the 1881 Census states he was born in Wales and was Welsh, and Presbyterian.


    There was a gravestone in Harvey Settlement Cemetery for Richard James, but it has disintegrated with the passage of time.   Inscription on the old stone unknown.   Richard died sometime between 1881 and 1891 (Census).


     He married Catherine. Born Approx 1818 in Wales. Died 23 Oct 1879 in Tweedside, NB. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.


    Catherine's maiden name unknown.   Catherine died 23 Oct 1879, age 74 years.   (Church records)


    They had the following children:

  2   i.   Mary James

  3   ii.   Edward "Ned" James

  4   iii.   Elizabeth James

  5   iv.   Hannah James