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

Third Immigrant Generation

21. Arthur Little . Son of William Little & Janet "Jennie" Lister. Born 24 Apr 1868 in Harvey. Died 15 Feb 1959 in Brockway. Buried in Brockway Cemetery.

    Died 15 Feb 1959, age 90 yr.

22. Margaret Lister . Daughter of David Lister & Janet Gass. Born 20 Feb 1855 in Harvey. Christen in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 12 Feb 1912. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    From New Brunswick Reporter, 11 Nov 1874: "Married Manse of St. Paul's, 5th inst. by Rev. Dr. Brooke, William E. Murray, formerly of Kincardineshire, Scotland, now of Manners Sutton (York Co.) and Miss Margaret Lister, same place."

    Witnesses to marriage were Catherine McCusseney and Janet Langwell.

     She married William E. Murray, 5 Nov 1874 in St. Paul's Church, Fredericton By Rev. John M. Brooke . Born 11 Jan 1852 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Died 25 Mar 1938 in York Mills, NB. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer, Carpenter. Religion Presbyterian.

    Copied from obituary (1938):

     Died at York Mills.   William Murray, Native of Scotland, Died at Age of 86.

York Mills, N.B., March 29 -- The sudden passing of William Murray at his home here on Friday evening, the 25th, removes one of the oldest and most highly respected residents of this district.

    Mr Murray was born at Edinburgh, Scotland, 86 years ago and came to Canada at the age of 20.   Following his marriage to Miss Margaret Lister, who predeceased him in 1912, he settled on a farm here where he had lived ever since.   The Murray home was always known for its hospitality and many have pleasant memories of the hours spent there.

    Mr Murray had been in failing health for some time but had spent the winter with his daughter, Mrs Craig, in McAdam, returning home a few weeks ago.   Surviving relatives are four daughters, Mrs George Craig, McAdam; Mrs Harry Berry, Moncton; Mrs James Henderson, Saint John and Miss Agnes Murray, R.N. of Mutton Bay, Labrador, and six sons, Rev. Prescott Murray, Kings Head, N.S.; Peter in the United States; Wesley and Roy, McAdam; James, Harvey Station and Harris, York Mills.   Another son, David of Portland, Me., died a few years ago.   There are eleven grand children and one sister, the latter living in Bisley, England.

    They had the following children:

  101   i.   Peter Louis Murray

  102   ii.   David Murray

  103   iii.   Wesley John Murray

  104   iv.   Jennie Maye Murray

  105   v.   Mary "Agnes" Murray

  106   vi.   James Alexander Murray

  107   vii.   Jessie Isabella Murray

  108   viii.   Harris Edison Murray

  109   ix.   Roy Lester Murray

  110   x.   Prescott W. Murray

  111   xi.   Hilda M. Murray

23. Jane "Janie" Lister . Daughter of David Lister & Janet Gass. Born 14 Dec 1856 in Harvey. Died 1917. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.

    Witnesses to marriage were George Moffitt and Agnes Lister.

     She married John "Jack" Moffitt, son of Andrew Moffitt & Margaret "Jane" Piercy, 22 May 1877 in St. Paul's Church, Fredericton By Rev. John M. Brooke . Born 11 Jun 1848 in Harvey, York Co, NB. Died 28 Jan 1931. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.

    For details of this family see "The Moffitt of Harvey Settlement, New Brunswick 1791-1991" by Emerson Moffitt.

    They had the following children:

  112   i.   Albion Andrew Moffitt

  113   ii.   Agnes Lister "Aggie" Moffitt

  114   iii.   David "Irvine" Moffatt

  115   iv.   William Earl "Billie" Moffitt

  116   v.   Manzer Eugene Moffitt

  117   vi.   Nellie Jane Moffitt

  118   vii.   Sydney Alvan Moffitt

  119   viii.   Bertha Maud Moffitt