Return to Cornelius of Sunderland Passenger List
John Nesbitt Family Page 1, 2 << 3 >> 4, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, Index
Descendents of John Nesbitt (ca. 1790 - 11 Apr 1850)
and Ann (unknown maiden name; ca. 1795 - 25 Feb 1864)
Second Immigrant Generation
Entry last updated 12 Feb 2008
4. Ann Nesbitt . Daughter of John Nesbitt & Ann Reavely. Born Approx 1820 in Eng.
She married James Cockburn (Coburn), son of John Cockburn (Coburn) & Elizabeth "Betsy" Lesley, 23 Jul 1839 in St. Paul's Church, Fredericton By John Birkmyre. Born Approx 1815 in Eng. Occupation Tailor.
From New Brunswick Courier, 3 August 1839: "Married Fredericton, 23rd ult., by Rev. J. Birkmyre, James Cockburn and Miss Ann Nesbit, both of that parish."
From York Co NB Marriage Register B 1837-1850 (PANB): Witnesses to marriage were George Cockburn and Susanna Nesbit.
No further information on James and his wife Ann.
5. John B. Nesbitt . Son of John Nesbitt & Ann Reavely. Born 1821 in Wooler, Eng. Died 23 May 1898 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.
PANB #F15551, page 464: John B. Nesbit to Elizabeth Chambers on May 13, 1849, by Daniel McCurdy, witnesses John and Jane Nesbit.
He married Elizabeth Chambers, daughter of Matthew Chambers & Ellen "Nellie" Heughan, 13 May 1849 in York Co., NB By Rev. Daniel McCurdy. Born 1829. Died 16 Jul 1913 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
Elizabeth came to NB with her parents in 1844.
They had the following children:
18 i. Margaret Ann Nesbitt
19 ii. John "Harvey" Nesbitt
20 iii. Ellen Nora Nesbitt
21 iv. Janet Amelia "Jennie" Nesbitt
22 v. William Preston Nesbitt
23 vi. Mary Jane Nesbitt
24 vii. Isabella Christina "Tina" Nesbitt
25 viii. Georgina Lister "Georgie" Nesbitt
6. Elspeth "Elisabeth" Nesbitt . Daughter of John Nesbitt & Ann Reavely. Born 1823 in Wooler, Eng. Christen 14 Dec 1823 in Wooler, West Chapel Presbyterian--NC.
7. James Nesbitt . Son of John Nesbitt & Ann Reavely. Born 1826 in Wooler, Eng. Christen 6 Apr 1826 in Wooler, West Chapel Presbyterian--NC. Died 30 Oct 1882 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.
He married Mary Carmichael, daughter of John Carmichael & Margaret Hume. Born 1845 in Harvey. Christen 19 Apr 1946 in Harvey By Rev Daniel McCurdy . Died 13 Aug 1927 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.
Copied from newspaper obituary - Telegraph Journal, 1927:
Mrs Mary Nesbitt Dies At Harvey Sta.
Harvey Station, Aug 17 -- The death of Mrs Mary Nesbitt, widow of the late James Nesbitt, and daughter of the late Mr and Mrs John Carmichael, took place at her home in Tweedside, near here, at the advanced age of over 80 years. Deceased had been a widow for many years, and lived with two of her sons, her last surviving daughter, Miss Margaret, having died two years ago. She leaves five sons, George, Thomas and James, in the Canadian West, and Garfield and Charles at home.
The funeral was held this afternoon, services by the pastor of Knox Presbyterian Church, Rev. George E. Knight. Interment was in the Manners Sutton Cemetery.
They had the following children:
26 i. James Nesbitt
27 ii. John "Charles" Nesbitt
28 iii. Robert Nesbitt
29 iv. Thomas Nesbitt
30 v. George Nesbitt
31 vi. Sarah "Jane" Nesbitt
32 vii. Margaret Ann Nesbitt
33 viii. Robert Garfield "Gary" Nesbitt