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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
25. Georgina Lister "Georgie" Nesbitt . Daughter of John B. Nesbitt & Elizabeth Chambers. Born 10 Jan 1868 in Harvey. Died 18 Jun 1910. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Nurse.
She married Alexander Little, son of Matthew Little & Isabel Hay, 18 Aug 1909 in York Co., NB. Born 22 Mar 1854 in Harvey. Died 10 Feb 1930 in Lethbridge, Alberta.
From Daily Telegraph, 14 Dec 1877: "Married 12th inst., by Rev. Dr. Brooke, Alexander Little and Mary Ann Coburn, both of Manners Sutton, York Co."
Witnesses to marriage in 1877 were Albert Little and Thomas Wilson.
Alex's first wife, Mary Ann Coburn, died of tuberculosis, and his second wife, Georgie Nesbitt, died of premature child birth. Alex lived at York Mills and had an excelsior mill, and he and his son Roy rebuilt the Woolen Mill. This family moved to Alberta, and Alex died in Lethbridge, Alberta. Alex and Mary Ann had nine children, four died of tuberculosis and one died in World War I.
Copied from newspaper obituary (1930)
Brockway, Feb. 17 -- Word has been received here of the death at Lethbridge, Alta., of Alexander Little, former owner and operator of the Woollen Mills at York Mills. Mr Little was a native of Harvey, York County, but moved west some years ago with his family, of whom there are three sons and one daughter living from a family of nine. He had returned to Alberta early last fall from a visit here and had many friends in this community, who regret to hear of his passing.
26. James Nesbitt . Son of James Nesbitt & Mary Carmichael. Born 7 Apr 1866 in Harvey. Died Aug 1945 in Saskatchewan.
27. John "Charles" Nesbitt . Son of James Nesbitt & Mary Carmichael. Born 18 Feb 1869 in Harvey. Died 30 Jul 1953. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
28. Robert Nesbitt . Son of James Nesbitt & Mary Carmichael. Born Oct 1870 in Harvey. Died Dec 1876 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
29. Thomas Nesbitt . Son of James Nesbitt & Mary Carmichael. Born 15 Oct 1873 in Harvey. Died 2 Apr 1948. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
30. George Nesbitt . Son of James Nesbitt & Mary Carmichael. Born 15 Nov 1875 in Harvey. Died 18 Mar 1955 in St. Joseph's Hosp., Comox, BC. Buried in Sandwick Cemetery. Occupation Farmer, Logger.
Copied from newspaper obituary (BC):
Services for George Nesbitt
George Nesbitt, who came to Courtenay from his birth place, Harvey Station, New Brunswick, 45 years ago, passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital, Comox, Friday, March 18, at the age of 79. Most of his adult life he had been employed as a farmer and logger. Mr Nesbitt has made his home with William Swan for many years. He is survived by one brother, Garfield, at Cereal, Alberta.
Funeral services are being held this (Wednesday) afternoon at Piercy's Chapel with Rev. J. S. Clark officiating and interment will take place in the civic cemetery at Sandwick.
Pallbearers will be P. Dargie, T. Menzies, J. Swan, I. Parkin, H. Grieve and H. Creech.