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Descendents of Andrew Mowatt (1776 - 28 May 1862)
and wife Margaret (1779 - 17 Oct 1867)
Third Generation (Second Immigrant Generation) **************************************************
5. Agnes Mowatt . Daughter of James Mowatt & Catherine Huliston. Born 1836 in England. Died 25 Jul 1868 in Harvey, NB. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
Agnes was not married.
6. Andrew Mowatt . Son of James Mowatt & Catherine Huliston. Born 14 Oct 1839 in Harvey. Christen 28 Jun 1840 in Harvey Settlement By Rev. Daniel McCurdy . Died 5 Nov 1920 in Harvey. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer.
Copied from the Marriage Records of York County, New Brunswick (1837-1888) held on microfilm at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick:
This is to certify that Mr Andrew Mowitt of the Parish of Manners Sutton, County of York and Province of New Brunswick and Miss Isabella Watt of the same place were married by License with the consent of parents on the ninth day of June One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy, by me,
Samuel Johnson, Minister
This marriage was solemnized between us: Andrew Mowatt / Isabella Watt
In the presence of T. J. Thompson, Jane Watt. Filed and registered January21st A.D. 1871.
Copied from newspaper obituary (1920):
Harvey Station, Nov. 8 -- Andrew Mowatt died at his home here at an early hour on Friday morning after a short illness. He was one of the oldest residents of this place, being in the eighty-second year of his age. He was a son of James Mowatt, one of the pioneers of Harvey who came from the North of England in the year 1837. He was a farmer and lived his long life and died on the same farm on which he was born. He is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters. His sons are: Hartley and Everett Mowatt residing here, and his daughters are: Mrs Benjamin Harris of McAdam, Mrs Ralph Bickford of Newport , and Miss Maggie Mowatt residing at Augusta, Me. His eldest son, Albert Mowatt, was one of the soldiers who fell in battle in Belgium during the late war. The funeral was held at his late residence yesterday afternoon and was largely attended, Rev. J. F. McKay conducting the services.
(The 1901 Census for Manners Sutton gives Andrew's birth date as 14 Oct 1837, and he was 63 years old.)
He married Isabella Watt, daughter of Michael Watt & Mary Ann Morecraft, 9 Jun 1870 in Harvey Presbyterian Church Records By Rev. Samuel Johnson . Born 2 Mar 1845 in Fredericton. Died 8 Mar 1932 in McAdam, N.B. Buried 10 Mar 1932 in Harvey Settlement Cemetery.
Copied from newspaper obituary (1932):
Died at Harvey. Mrs Isabell Mowatt, Native of Fredericton, Passes at Home of Daughter.
Harvey Station, March 17 -- The death of Mrs Isobell Mowatt one of Harvey's old residents, occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs B. Harris, McAdam, Tuesday morning, March 8th.
The deceased was born in Fredericton, March 2nd, 1845 and moved with her parents to Harvey when quite young and made her home here for the rest of her life. For the past ten years after the death of her husband Andrew Mowatt, she made her home mostly with her daughter, Mrs B. Harris at McAdam, but coming for weeks at a time each summer for a visit with her youngest son, Everett who lives on the old homestead at Harvey Station.
Mrs Mowatt endeared herself to all who knew her. A member of the Presbyterian Church, later joining with the United Church. She was a life member of the W.M.S. She had a keen mind and was widely read and her counsel will be sorely missed by friends and associates. Mrs Mowatt was 87 years old.
The funeral service was held from the old homestead, where her youngest son lives, on March 10th, at 2.30 p.m. In spite of the very cold day there was a large number present. The service was conducted by Rev. A. MacKay assisted by Rev. George Knight. The favorite hymns of the deceased were sung, Sweet Hour of Prayer and Nearer Still Nearer, and Beautiful Land was sang by Messrs. Coburn, Hughes, Dorcas and Robison, as a quartette accompanied by Mrs L. J. Coffey. Interment in the Harvey cemetery. The beautiful floral tributes were many and showed the high esteem in which she was held.
Those surviving are Mrs Ralph Bickford and Miss Margaret Mowatt, of Newport, Maine, Mrs Benjamin Harris, McAdam, Hartley Mowatt of McAdam and Everett Mowatt of Harvey Station. There are ten grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Two sisters, Mrs John McDonald, Amsterdam, New York and Mrs Ellen Matthews, Stoney Plane, Atlanta. Albert Mowatt, the eldest son, made the sacrifice during the World War.
They had the following children:
14 i. Ellenor Johnson Mowatt
15 ii. Catherine Huliston "Kate" Mowatt
16 iii. Mary Edith "Ada" Mowatt
17 iv. Jane W. "Jennie" Mowatt
18 v. Albert J. Mowatt b. 16 Jun 1881 - d. 9 Apr 1917, Battle of Vimy Ridge
19 vi. Hartley A. Mowatt
20 vii. Margaret Rae "Maggie" Mowatt
21 viii. Everett Edward Mowatt