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Descendents of John Nesbitt (ca. 1790 - 11 Apr 1850)
and Ann (unknown maiden name; ca. 1795 - 25 Feb 1864)
Third Immigrant Generation
21. Janet Amelia "Jennie" Nesbitt . Daughter of John B. Nesbitt & Elizabeth Chambers. Born 7 Dec 1857 in Harvey.
She married Thomas Roach.
22. William Preston Nesbitt . Son of John B. Nesbitt & Elizabeth Chambers. Born 4 Apr 1860 in Harvey. Died 5 Sep 1936 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.
From newspaper obituary - 1936:
W. P. Nesbitt
Harvey Station, Sep 21 -- The death of William Preston Nesbitt of Coburn, occurred at the home of Arthur Cunningham on September 5th following a short illness. He was born at Harvey, April 4th, 1860, and lived in this district all his life where he was a well known farmer. He leaves to mourn two sisters, Mrs Margaret Ann Coburn of Harvey, and Mrs Jennie Roach, Calais, Me., and a larger number of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was conducted by Rev. R. J. Kirkland, minister of the Knox Presbyterian Church of which church the late Mr Nesbitt was a devout member. John E. Lister, David A. Embleton, Arthur Cunningham, Harry C. Swan, Ernest Piercy and Matthew Coburn of Brownville, Me., were the pall bearers. Interment was in the Harvey Cemetery.
23. Mary Jane Nesbitt . Daughter of John B. Nesbitt & Elizabeth Chambers. Born 29 Jun 1863 in Harvey. Died 4 Nov 1929.
She married Herbert Gillis.
24. Isabella Christina "Tina" Nesbitt . Daughter of John B. Nesbitt & Elizabeth Chambers. Born 12 Sep 1865 in Harvey. Died 8 Feb 1905 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
She married George Thomas Piercy, son of Thomas Piercy & Margaret Tait, 30 Mar 1892 in Harvey. Born 30 Apr 1855 in Harvey. Died 25 Nov 1936 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.
Copied from newspaper obituary - 1936:
Manners Sutton, N.B., Nov 25 -- George Piercy, an elderly resident of this district passed away this morning at the home of his son, Ernest. He was seized with a stroke of paralysis last night and never regained consciousness.
Deceased was a son of Thomas and Margaret (Tait) Piercy, pioneer settlers of Harvey. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs Gardiner Essensa of Harvey Station; six sons, Gates of Tweedside; Roy, of York Mills; Ernest and Ward, at home; George and John of McAdam; one sister, Mrs John Cleghorn of South Tweedside and one brother, Tait Piercy, residing in New Hampshire. His wife formerly Miss Christina Nesbitt predeceased him several years ago.
They had the following children:
84 i. Edith Nesbitt
85 ii. Thomas "Ward" Piercy
86 iii. Ernest Piercy
87 iv. Margaret Velma Piercy
88 v. John Nesbitt Piercy
89 vi. Roy G. Piercy
90 vii. George Lister Piercy
91 viii. Gates Poore Piercy