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Descendents of Nicholas Lister (1796/1798 - 25 Jan 1869
and Margaret Heughan (1801 - 25 Mar 1846)

Third Immigrant Generation

12. Christina Lister . Daughter of George Lister & Mary Ann Johnston. Born 29 Mar 1859 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church.

13. Charles Fisher Lister . Son of George Lister & Mary Ann Johnston. Born 6 Feb 1861 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 22 Jun 1863 in Harvey.

14. George Little . Son of William Little & Janet "Jennie" Lister. Born 1854 in Harvey. Died 24 Nov 1927 in Brockway. Buried in Brockway Cemetery.

15. Margaret Jane Little . Daughter of William Little & Janet "Jennie" Lister. Born 29 Dec 1855 in Harvey. Died 30 Sep 1951 in Brockway. Buried in Brockway Cemetery.

    From Daily Telegraph, 22 Dec 1879:    "Married at Michael Reid's, Tower Hill, Charlotte Co., 17th inst., by Rev. W. Wass, Hugh Young and Miss Margaret J. Little, both of Brockway, York Co."

    From newspaper obituary - 1951:

    Margaret Jane Young

    The death of Margaret Jane, widow of Hugh Young, Brockway occurred at her home in Brockway, Sunday, Sept 30, at the advanced are of 95.   Mrs Young was one of the daughters of the late William and Jennie Little, formerly of this place, but was born and brought up in Harvey where her parents lived.   Her marriage to Hugh Young took place at Tower Hill on Dec 17, 1879, at the home of Rev William Wass who was the Presbyterian minister in that locality.   Mrs Young was a valued member of the United Church of Canada and attended services faithfully until prevented by ill health about four years ago.   Still she retained an interest in the community and her many friends and relatives until six weeks ago when she became very ill.

    Mrs Young was the mother of four children, two of whom died in infancy.   A son, Irving Young died in February 1923.   One daughter (Jennie) Mrs Eugene Davis survives.   Others left to mourn are her daughter-in-law, now Mrs John McLean of McAdam, two grandchildren, Mrs Hazen Mitchell of Calais and John Kilburn Young of Saint John; also Miss Carolyn McLean of McAdam.   There are five great grandchildren, one sister, Mrs Richard Thomas of St. Stephen and a brother, Arthur Little of Brockway.   Interment was in the Brockway Cemetery.

    She married Hugh Young, 17 Dec 1879. Born 3 Apr 1854. Died 29 May 1941. Buried in Brockway Cemetery.

    They had the following children:

  83   i.   William "Irving" Young

  84   ii.   Jennie Young

16. Agnes Little . Daughter of William Little & Janet "Jennie" Lister. Born 11 Sep 1857 in Harvey. Died 17 Mar 1942 in St. Stephen. Buried in Brockway Cemetery.

    She married Alexander William Little, son of Robert Little & Mary Murray. Born 4 Apr 1854 in Cayuga, Ont. Died 1932 in Old Bay Road, St. Stephen. Buried in Brockway Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.

    "Big Alex", as he was known (to distinguish him from Alexander Little who lived at York Mills), was born in Ontario, and came to Harvey as a young man.   He and Agnes first lived on the farm presently known as the Karl Byers farm, in Little Settlement.   He had a big windmill on top of the hill.   He was well known in the surrounding areas for the merry-go-round which he built.   He later moved to Brockway, where he stored the merry-go-round in an old covered bridge which was not in use.   From Brockway he moved to St. Stephen.   He was a salesman for stoves.

    From newspaper obituary - 1932:

    Alex Little Passes Away

    Alex W. Little Dies At Home On Old Bay Road

    Death claimed one of the best known men in Charlotte County this morning when Alex W. Little passed away at his home on the Old Bay Road, where he had lived 25 years, coming from Harvey in 1907.

    Born in Ontario 78 years ago, he moved to New Brunswick when a young man.   He was a successful farmer, both at Harvey and at his present home.   He was well and favourably known throughout the maritimes, having been a commercial traveller for a number of years.

    Mr Little had been in poor health for about a year, having met with an accident about 18 months ago, when he fell from a team at Brockway.   He never fully recovered, but had been confined to his house only about three months.

    He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters:   Bruce, Elmer and Verna at home; Irvine, Brockway, and Mrs B. L. Dunphy, Mouth of Keswick.   Another son, James died about 19 months ago.   There are also six grandchildren.   Interment will be at Brockway.

    They had the following children:

  85   i.   James Hughan Little

  86   ii.   William "Irving" Little

  87   iii.   Elmer Little

  88   iv.   Verna J. Little

  89   v.   Etta Little

  90   vi.   Bruce Alexander Little