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Descendents of James Nesbitt (ca 1775 – 28 Dec, 1851)
and Catherine 'Elspeth' Carr (3 Nov 1776 – before May, 1837)

Third Immigrant Generation

12. William Nesbitt . Son of George Nesbitt & Elizabeth Embleton. Born Approx 1850 in Harvey. Died 13 Oct 1852 in Harvey.

13. Agnes Miller Nesbitt . Daughter of George Nesbitt & Matilda Campbell. Born 28 Dec 1860 in Harvey. Died 17 Feb 1922 in San Diego, Calif.

    She married William Robert Embleton, son of Robert Embleton & Elizabeth "Betsy" Wilson, 16 Apr 1878 in St. Paul's Church, Fredericton By Rev. John M. Brooke. Born 14 Feb 1852 in Harvey. Died 11 Apr 1922 in San Diego, Calif. Occupation Rancher In Montana.

    William moved to Fort Benton, Montana in 1881, and as soon as he got settled, his wife and two children moved to Montana.   They had twelve children, ten born in Fort Benton.   They adopted three children, and raised William's nephew, Roy Embleton, who was the son of William's brother Robert.   William was a rancher.   They moved to San Diego, California in 1917, where both William and Agnes died in 1922.

    From Daily Telegraph, 19 Apr 1878:    "Married manse of St. Paul's, Fredericton, 16th inst., by Rev. Dr. Brooke, William R. Embleton and Miss Agnes M. Nesbitt, both of Manners Sutton, York Co."

    Witnesses to marriage were Frank F. Scott and Eliza Greer.

    Copied from "Progressive Men Of Montana", on pages 1667, 1668:

    William R. Embleton -- A native of County York, New Brunswick, Canada, and born on February 14, 1852, Mr Embleton is the son of Robert and Elizabeth (Wilson) Embleton, both natives of England, who emigrated from their native country in early life to Frederickton, New Brunswickj, where the father engaged in the occupation of farming, and where William attained manhood in County York, receiving his early education in the schools of Frederickton, but being able to attend only during the winters, as he was obliged to assist his father in the work of the farm.   He continued on the farm, assisting in the labors and the management of the property until he was twenty-eight years old.   Leaving the land of his nativity in 1880 he went to Winnipeg, Manitoba, and obtained a position with a government surveying party engaged in making surveys west of Winnipeg for the Canadian government, and remained in that employment during the succeeding summer.   In the fall, however, he went to Fort Walsh, Canada, and in the winter of 1880 and 1881, from Fort Walsh he came to Fort Benton by means of a dog team over the snow, this being the only means of transportation.   In 1881 he purchased the right of a squatter to the land where his ranch is located, and entered upon a successful life of ranching and stockgrowing.   Mr Embleton was united in marriage in County York, NB, to Miss Agnes Nesbit, a native of that country and the daughter of George Nesbit, who was a native of England, and who had established his home in early life in New Brunswick.   Upon founding his new home in Choteau county, Mr Embleton sent for his wife and two children, who had remained at their home in New Brunswick, and they came to Bismarck by   rail and then by steamer up the Missouri.   They were met at Cow island by Mr Embleton, and the remainder of the journey was made by team.   Mr Embleton is counted as one of the substantial business men of his section of the county, and the family is highly respected.   He is a stanch member of the Republican party, a loyal supporter of its principles, although he has never desired public office.

    They had the following children:

  42   i.   Gilbert R. Embleton

  43   ii.   Lucy Embleton

  44   iii.   Charles Thomas Embleton

  45   iv.   George Franklin Embleton

  46   v.   Mary Elizabeth Embleton

  47   vi.   Harvey Embleton

  48   vii.   Alice Camilla Embleton

  49   viii.   (Infant) Embleton

  50   ix.   Eva Mildred Embleton

  51   x.   Howard Ashby Embleton

  52   xi.   (Infant) Embleton

  53   xii.   William Gordon Embleton

14. Elizabeth Larner . Daughter of John Larner & Elspeth Nesbitt. Born 14 Dec 1840 in Harvey, NB. Christen 21 Feb 1841 in Harvey Settlement By Rev. Daniel McCurdy . Died 18 May 1915 in Princeton, Maine. Buried in Princeton, Maine.

    Recorded in Rev. Daniel McCurdy's Baptisms & Marriages of 1834-1854   (Original records are found in MG 4 #149 at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia.)   Baptised in Harvey Settlement 21 Feb 1841, Elizabeth, child of ____ and Elspeth Nesbit.


    She married John Francis Furbish, 9 Feb 1866.

15. John Larner . Son of John Larner & Elspeth Nesbitt. Born 14 Feb 1845 in Harvey, NB. Died May 1926 in Calais, Maine.

    He married Johanna Condon.

16. James Larner . Son of John Larner & Elspeth Nesbitt. Born 27 Dec 1846. Died 1870 in Lost At Sea.

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