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Descendents of James Rutherford (Jan 1788 - 4 Mar 1879)
and Isabella Russell (4 Mar 1805 - 20 Apr 1888)

Second Immigrant Generation

2. John Rutherford . Son of James Rutherford & Isabella Russell. Born 1825. Christen 15 May 1825 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Died Before 1831 in England.



3. Sarah Rutherford . Daughter of James Rutherford & Isabella Russell. Born 2 Oct 1828 in Tweedmouth, England. Christen 26 Oct 1828 in Berwick-Upon-Tweed. Buried 1905 in Rural Cemetery, Woodstock Road, Fredericton. Religion Presbyterian.


    She married John Harvey Sr., in England. Born 1 Jan 1826 in Berwick-On-Tweed, England. Died 2 Feb 1894 in Fredericton, NB. Buried in Rural Cemetery, Woodstock Road, Fredericton. Occupation Harness Maker. Religion Presbyterian.


    From the New Brunswick Census of 1861, York County, City of Fredericton, Carleton Ward:

Harvey, John M Head 34 England Harness Maker
Harvey, Sarah F Wife 31 England
Harvey, Robert M Son 11 Scotland
Harvey, Isabella F Dau 09 Nat.
Harvey, Margaret F Dau 03 Nat.
Harvey, John M Son 01 m Nat.


    It would appear that they came to Canada after the   birth of their son Robert, who was born approx. 1850 in Scotland.   Possibly came to Canada with Sarah's parents, James Rutherford and Isabella Russell, who came in June 1850--according to the 1851 Census.


    In 1861 Fredericton Census, John was a harness maker, living in Carleton Ward; 1871 Census, collar maker; and in 1881 Census, carriage fore..(?) living in St. Ann's Ward, Fredericton.

    From The Daily Gleaner, 2 Feb 1894, page 3:

    Another Gone

    Mr John Harvey, Senior, Passed Away Last Night.

    Mr John Harvey, Senior, aged 68, died at his residence, Queen street, at a late hour last night.   Mr Harvey has been ill for six months, suffering from Sciatica.


    He was born at Berwick-on-Tweed on New Years Day, 1826.


    He married Miss Rutherford, a native of Tweed-Mouth, on the opposite side of the Tweed from Berwick.   They came to America nearly forty years ago, and after a few years residence in the United States, settled in Fredericton.


    Mr Harvey was one of Fredericton's most respected residents, and although living a very quiet life, he kept himself in touch with the active life of the world.   He was for many years a member of the F.& A.M.   He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and had never missed a communion up to the time of his sickness.


    His wife and four children, Mrs A. D. Thomas, Miss Annie, Miss Janie, and Mr John Harvey, jr., of this city, survive him.


    The funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon at 3:30 from his late residence, Queen street.

    From The Daily Gleaner, 2 Feb, 1894, page 2:



    In this city, on February 1st, John Harvey, native of Berwick on Tweed, Great Britain, in the 69th year of his age.   Funeral on Sunday at 3:30 pm from his late residence, Queen street.

    From The Daily Gleaner, 5 Feb 1894, page 2:

    Mr Harvey's Funeral Yesterday

    The funeral of the late John Harvey, sr., yesterday afternoon was largely attended.   The floral tributes were very handsome.   Among them was one in the shape of a wheel designed by Miss Schleyer for Edgecombe & Sons, for which firm Mr Harvey worked for nearly thirty years.   Rev. Willard McDonald conducted the funeral service.

    They had the following children:

  5   i.   Robert Harvey

  6   ii.   Sarah "Isabella" Harvey

  7   iii.   Margaret Ann "Annie" Harvey

  8   iv.   John Harvey Jr.

  9   v.   Sarah Jane "Janie" Harvey